REUTERS: Slack Technologies Inc, a corporate chatroom startup, has received inquiries about a potential takeover from technology companies, including Amazon.com Inc, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.
A deal could value the company at at least US$9 billion, the report said, citing people with knowledge of the matter. (https://bloom.bg/2s3CqrD)
Slack declined to comment, while Amazon did not immediately respond to request for comment.
Slack is a platform where employees can send messages, collaborate, organize and share files.
The technology also integrates with a wide variety of business software - such as Salesforce.com Inc and Microsoft Corp's Skype.
The San Francisco-based company has raised more than US$500 million from venture capitalists and was valued at US$3.8 billion at its last private financing round a year ago.
(Reporting by Subrat Patnaik in Bengaluru; Editing by Amrutha Gayathri and Arun Koyyur)