Motion, a Mountain View, CA-based time management platform that automates workday planning, tasks, internal meetings, and external meetings - with AI, announced that it raised $13 million in Series A funding to continue its mission of doubling the world's productivity.
The round was led by SignalFire, with participation from 468 Capital and angel investors such as Sam Altman, Michael Seibel, and Cyrus Mistry (early Google Calendar product lead).
Motion intends to use the funds to continue investing in products and engineering. Its primary goal is to improve its task planning automation algorithm.
Motion will help manage and automate everything from top-level OKRs to individual projects and tasks to daily planning, calendaring, meeting scheduling, and coordination. Motion believes that improving human production without increasing input (e.g., time) is a trillion-dollar business with billions of consumers.
Company: Nexusbird, Inc.
Round: Series A
Funding Month: September 2022
Lead Investors: SignalFire
Additional Investors: 468 Capital, Sam Altman, Michael Seibel, and Cyrus Mistry
Company Website: https://www.usemotion.com/
Software Category: Time Management
About the Company: Founded in 2019, Motion is the developer of a time management tool designed to help prevent distractions and manage all meeting schedules at work. Motion leverages AI to streamline the day for you and your team. Motion automatically creates a flawless plan out of your team projects, individual duties, internal and external meetings, personal commitments, etc. Motion functions like a personal assistant and automatically rearranges your schedule when plans alter. The company's application stops users from getting distracted online with real-time interventions, reminders, and analytics. It also offers calendar, tab management, and focus capabilities, allowing employers to improve employee work productivity and schedules.