04. November 2021

Introducing Conversations: a new way to explore & explain data

Now we’re really talking. We’re thrilled to announce the launch of Conversations, a game-changing new feature designed to facilitate communication...

Blog posts

04. November 2021

Introducing Conversations: a new way to explore & explain data

Now we’re really talking. We’re thrilled to announce the launch of Conversations, a game-changing new feature designed to facilitate communication...

27. October 2021

Interactive GRID features that boost user engagement

GRID was built for interactive exploration. When you consider ways to attract and engage new clients on your website, GRID...

30. September 2021

Build a price quote calculator in 5 easy steps 

Embed interactive features like calculators on a website, and voilà! They become super-engaging conversion rate boosters 🚀

25. August 2021

Embedding 101: Entrepreneur Edition

As GRID grows and evolves, so do interesting new use cases and patterns of GRID-authorship. These patterns help us learn...

23. March 2021

GRID launches empowering spreadsheet-to-web software 

It’s launch time, and we couldn’t be more thrilled. Something special happens when a team this passionate unites behind a...

11. March 2021

Easy, no-code calculators grow your business

Creating an embedded calculator based on your spreadsheet data is a simple way to build a powerful, customized web tool.

12. February 2021

Facewatch drives sales with client reports

GRID-powered client reports help Facewatch generate sales.

26. August 2020

GRID closes $12M in Series A funding round led by NEA

We’re thrilled to announce that we have closed a $12M Series A funding round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA)

17. April 2020

If you understand the spreadsheet, you understand the deal

The one with the spreadsheet is the one with the knowledge.

11. February 2020

A notebook for Excel and Google Sheets

Computational notebooks have taken the DataScience world by storm over the last few years - and for a good reason.

14. January 2020

Linguists are to text what _____ are to data?

You don't have to be a linguist to write great text - why do you have to be a...

25. November 2019

Spreadsheets lack people skills 

Spreadsheets are frequently shared or their findings reported on but the manner in which this is commonly done is counter-productive...

07. November 2019

The first GRID beta users have been granted access!

November 4th was a big day for the GRID team - the first beta program users were given access to GRID...

25. October 2019

Spreadsheets as a UI pattern  -  leveraging knowledge workers' existing skills 

After a somewhat quiet decade or so, the last few years have seen a significant uptick in innovation in the...

15. October 2019

GRID shortlisted for the national finals in Nordic Startup Awards 2019!

GRID was selected for the national finalist shortlist in the categories "Newcomer of the Year" and "Best Fintech Startup" in...

10. October 2019

"More Than a Hundred Million Potential Users for GRID"

The main Icelandic business publication, Vidskiptamogginn, featured an interview with CEO of GRID, Hjalmar, this week as GRID celebrated their first...

01. September 2019

Happy First Birthday to GRID!

Happy first birthday to GRID!

29. August 2019

Every Company Has a “Spreadsheet Fabric”

When talking to people about their spreadsheet usage, I’ve noticed that spreadsheets are so ubiquitous, people tend to underestimate how...

31. July 2019

Spreadsheets, we have a problem!

GRID is built to allow spreadsheet users to make even more of their spreadsheet skills and assets by overcoming some of...

11. June 2019

How can I get things done NOW (without talking to IT)?

How can I get things done NOW without talking to IT or having to discover and learn how to use some...

07. May 2019

The Case for Modern Productivity Tools

Several startups are realizing the power of spreadsheets and the spreadsheet “metaphor” as an end-user development approach: A way to...

31. March 2019

The business world’s love/hate relationship with spreadsheets

Spreadsheets are knowledge workers’ answer to the question: “How can I get this done NOW?”, where “this” can be anything from creating a...

27. March 2019

GRID closes $3.5M seed funding

We are thrilled to share some great news with you: We just closed $3.5M in seed funding!

17. March 2019

1978: Spreadsheets = Sorcery

The “father of the spreadsheet” — Dan Bricklin — recently presented remotely for a group of college students at Carnegie Mellon.

08. February 2019

Excel — a Domain Specific Language for Finance?

One of my biggest inspirations when doing background research before starting GRID was Felienne Hermans. I met Felienne first at Strata in London...

14. December 2018

The 20 Best Spreadsheet Quotes

In GRID’s deep dive into the world of spreadsheets, we’ve come across a lot of insightful, witty and sometimes somewhat distressing quotes....

13. November 2018

Spreadsheets are programs 

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Spreadsheets are programs!

31. October 2018

GRID closes $1M angel round

GRID closed a $1M angel round of funding this Monday. A Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) startup, GRID’s user-friendly software empowers people to...

16. October 2018

The 3 types of spreadsheets

We have been taking quite a deep dive into the world of spreadsheets lately. We have analyzed tens of thousands of...

15. September 2018

What’s your level? Six levels of spreadsheet user sophistication

In preparing everything from the product features and UI to the go-to-market plan and messaging for GRID, we have realized that...

28. August 2018

Excel vs. Google Sheets usage — nature and numbers

One of the most common questions I get is if Excel is still important, implying that “everybody” must be using...

06. March 2018

Your biggest competitor is a spreadsheet

If you are in the software industry, odds are that your biggest competitor is a custom spreadsheet created by your...

03. November 2017

3 things you don’t understand about spreadsheets (part 3)

This is the third and final part of a series of blog posts on the origin and nature of sspreadsheets.

27. October 2017

3 things you don’t understand about spreadsheets (Part 2)

This is part 2 of 3 in a series of posts about the nature and history of spreadsheets.

21. October 2017

3 things you don’t understand about spreadsheets (Part 1)

The world has a love/hate relationship with spreadsheets.