Evernote To Close Its Singapore Office, Lays-Off 47 More Employees

Popular note-taking tool, Evernote is laying off 47 workers and shutting down their Singapore office amidst its dwindling app store rankings and reports of the app under performing, reports Techinasia.

The company recently laid-off 20 employers; the new layoffs were announced by the new CEO, Chris O’Neill, soon after he took over the role from Evernote’s original founder, Phil Libin.

Tiang Lim Foo, Market Development lead for Evernote’s APAC department confirms that he has been assigned with the task of shutting down the Singapore office. He also stated the he would exit his office by the end of October.

Evernote was brought under scrutiny recently by Josh Dickson, Founder of Syrah in his blog. He remarked that Evernote is “already well down the path to failure” and cited that the company’s products were losing on user growth and market relevance.

“We will launch major foundational product improvements around the core features that you care about most, and we will pull back on initiatives that fail to support our mission,” states Chris O’ Neill in a blogpost.


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