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Tomorrow's workplace apps are pretty, cloud-based and collaborative

Photo of iPhone with Notion note-taking app loaded open with a checklist.
Photo: Notion Labs

A new generation of workplace collaboration tools with a heavy emphasis on design is developing a cult following among users and beginning quietly to win over the corporate world.

The big picture: Companies like Airtable, Notion, Figma, and others are following in the footsteps of IPO candidate Slack, the workplace chat app which helped prove this model successful by growing far beyond Silicon Valley's engineering teams.

Impossible Foods taps former Motorola exec as president

Dennis Woodside
Dennis Woodside. Photo: Impossible Foods

Meatless burger startup Impossible Foods plans to announce later this morning that it has hired former Motorola CEO and Dropbox COO Dennis Woodside to serve as company president, a new role.

Why it matters: The company is looking to grow, offering more products in more restaurants and bringing the Impossible Burger to retail stores for the first time later this year.