Seed Of The Week: Routine

Paris-based Routine has created a productivity tool to make it easier to take notes, schedule meetings, and create lists of tasks.

10 months ago   •   1 min read

By Chris O'Brien
Routine co-founders Quentin Hocquet (left) and Julien Quintard.

What: Paris-based Routine has created a productivity tool to make it easier to take notes, schedule meetings, and create lists of tasks.

Why: Despite the proliferation of productivity tools and apps, the hunger remains for better and more efficient tools to help manage the tide of information.

Who: Co-founders are Julien Quintard and Quentin Hocquet. Of note: Quintard previously founded Infinit which was acquired by Docker in 2018. Hocquet was CTO of Infinit.

Seed round: $2.7 million (pre-seed)

Investors: Y Combinator, BoxGroup (Superhuman, Trello, Sunrise, Airtable etc.), TargetGlobal (Cazoo, BlueApron, Delivery Hero, etc.), and business angels, including Matt Robinson (GoCardless & Nested), Clement Delangue (HuggingFace), and Ian Hogarth (Songkick).

Next: Routine is still in the development phase. The app is available to a limited number of users. The company, which has 8 employees, is looking to make some strategic hires will also continue to refine the product.

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