India’s Flock is headed to Boston, and they’re hiring (a lot)

by Katie Fustich
June 5, 2019
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Last month, we reported on Singapore’s Bioufourmis heading West and setting up its United States headquarters here in Boston. Today, the trend continues as Mumbai, India-based Flock announced that Boston will be home to its United States HQ.

Founded in 2014, Flock builds desktop tools designed to foster workplace collaboration. The chatroom-style interface can host a variety of public channels and private, direct messages. Users can also call, video chat, send files and more through Flock.

The tool boasts a number of integrations, as well, including GitHub, Google Drive, Trello and more.

Flock currently reports more than 30,000 customers worldwide, including stateside customers like Skin Laundry, McDonald’s and Outward Bound. As for Boston in particular, co-founder Bhavin Turakhia told American Inno that the city was a natural fit for Flock.

There are many parallels between Boston and India: both are on the rise in the larger tech scene and offer immense growth opportunities.”

“There are many parallels between Boston and India, since both are on the rise in the larger tech scene and offer immense growth opportunities,” he said. “This made it an easy decision to select Boston as our North American headquarters over tech heavyweights like Silicon Valley.”

Flock’s latest announcement comes shortly after the company revealed two new stateside executive hires: Vice President of Global Marketing Ryan Kelly, and Vice President of Sales Nick D’Ascensao. The two will sit in Flock’s new Boston office.

Joining the aforementioned execs will be more than 20 new hires in content, marketing and sales — roles Flock plans to hire for in the very near future.

With $45 million in funding to its name and a growing roster of international clients, Flock is coming.

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