Yesterday Slack, the fast-growing workplace collaboration tool (and domestic custodian, if you’re like me), made a series of announcements around a central theme: Slack the platform. There was the announcement of a Slack app directory with over 150 launch partners like Twitter and Dropbox, a new framework for Slack development called Botkit, simplified API documentation, and a new fund focused on investing in Slack-first companies. —Slack: A Platform Awakens — Spark Capital Collection — Medium