Some time this year, the plug was finally pulled on the web service TeamOn.com. The service was backed by web startup TeamOn systems and a competitive, fast-paced team in its peak years 1999 – 2002. I joined them fresh out of college as a software developer with an overseas, outsourced team. TeamOn was acquired by RIM in August 2002, on the downside of the dot com blow out.
Do forgive the sentiment, this post is in remembrance. TeamOn was my first taste of startup life, business, and technology.
TeamOn had an e-mail aggregator way back in 2000 – users could aggregate their hotmail, AOL, MSN, CS2000, RPA, POP3, IMAP e-mail all in one teamon account. GMail has that feature in place now under “Get mail from other accounts”.
TeamOn had a hosted e-mail solution in place. You could have teamOn receive, store and send all e-mail for a domain you owned.
TeamOn also had virtual folders, conversations, document store and a bunch of other pretty cool features.
Here is a screenshot of a pretty old version.