“This effort is a culmination of everything we’ve learned over the past few years about the mobile world,” Salesforce’s Al Falcione told VentureBeat.
Customer relationship management software helps salespeople keep track of leads, meetings, marketing efforts — anything relevant to retaining old customers and signing new ones. But even powerful CRM systems like Salesforce.com are useless if salespeople don’t want (or remember) to use them.
Futurelytics, a startup from the Czech Republic, has seed funding to help lots of companies make the most of their customer data by sending custom messages to specific segments of customers.
Cofounder Avi Meir said he was inspired to start the company after realizing that most hotels still relied on “expensive, outdated, server-based technology.”
MindBody provides marketing tools, scheduling, analytics, networking and point of sale services for health and wellness providers.
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It’s really, really hard to sell to Joe Blow.
Posiq, a customer relationship manager for restaurants, launched its first product Monday.
Jon Ferrara, CEO of Nimble
VentureBeat inadvertently stirred up a storm of controversy when we published a guest post about marketing automation.
Customer relationship management (CRM) software provider Assistly is shaking up its business model to become affordable for smaller and mid-sized businesses.
Nimble Contact is one of 53 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2011 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.
IT search engine provider Splunk is opening an office in Seattle, Wash., to try to acquire some of the talent in the area — and will be competing with a number of Web 2.0 titans and tech giants to do so.
Salesforce has hired IBM enterprise sales pro Jeff Lautenbach to head its enterprise sales division as it gets ready to take on some of the largest companies in the world as customers — and as rivals.
Assistly, a customer relationship management (CRM) software provider that specializes in social media, announced today that it has raised $3 million in its second round of funding.
SugarCRM, a developer and provider of open-source customer relationship management (CRM) software, is worth somewhere in the range of $350 – $360 million, according to a new report by research firm NeXt Up!
Salesforce, a developer of customer relationship management (CRM) software, announced today that it has acquired email contact manager Etacts for an undisclosed sum.
MeLLmo, developer of the mobile enterprise analytics suite Roambi, announced it has raised $10 million in its third round of funding from around 15 angel investors — though the company wouldn’t disclose which.
Hewlett-Packard? They’re just a minor roadblock, according to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.