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PublicNYSE:CRM
Date7/2004
Raised$110M
Post IPO Valuation$1.6B

General Information

Offices

HQ
The Landmark @ One Market Street
Suite 300
San Francisco, CA, 94105
USA

People

Founder, Chairman & CEO
Co-Founder, EVP Technology
CTO
Chief Operating Officer
Senior VP AppExchange
Chief Scientist
VP, Open Cloud Standards
VP and GM | Desk.com
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Acquisitions

Total$4.27B
EdgeSpring, 6/2013
ExactTarget, 6/2013 $2.5B
Clipboard, 5/2013 $12M
EntropySoft, 2/2013
Prior Knowledge, 12/2012
GoInstant, 7/2012 $70M
Thinkfuse, 6/2012
ChoicePass, 6/2012
Salesforce Buddy Media, 6/2012 $689M
Stypi, 5/2012
Rypple, 12/2011
Model Metrics, 11/2011
Desk, 9/2011 $50M
Salesforce Radian6, 3/2011 $326M
Manymoon, 2/2011
Dimdim, 1/2011 $31M
Etacts, 12/2010
Heroku, 12/2010 $250M
Salesforce Japan, 10/2010 $170M
Activa Live, 9/2010
Sitemasher, 6/2010
Jigsaw, 4/2010 $142M
Informavores, 12/2009
GroupSwim, 12/2009
InStranet, 8/2008 $31.5M
Koral Technologies, 4/2007
Kieden, 8/2006
Sendia, 4/2006

Investments

Aislelabs 3/2014
MuleSoft 3/2014
DocuSign 3/2014
ServiceMax 3/2014
Domo 2/2014
Checkmarx 11/2013
Tylr Mobile 11/2013
MongoDB, Inc. 10/2013
Introhive 10/2013
Apttus 9/2013
LevelEleven 9/2013
Heap 8/2013
Binary Thumb 7/2013
roundCorner 7/2013
Apportable 7/2013
Kenandy 6/2013
Relationship Science 6/2013
Adaptive Planning 5/2013
Datahug 5/2013
MuleSoft 4/2013
Discoverly 3/2013
Anaplan 3/2013
Janrain 1/2013
ZenPayroll 12/2012
The Resumator 10/2012
BigMachines 9/2012
Sauce Labs 8/2012
Chute 7/2012
Hoopla Software 6/2012
InsightSquared 5/2012
Ark 4/2012
Flotype 1/2012
Urban Airship 11/2011
Box 10/2011
Checkmarx 10/2011
800APP 9/2011
Kenandy 8/2011
Taptera 8/2011
Infor 8/2011
ServiceMax 6/2011
Rootstock Software 5/2011
HubSpot 3/2011
Seesmic 2/2011
Desk 1/2011
DocuSign 12/2010
FinancialForce.com 11/2010
Xactly Corp 7/2010
ServiceMax 4/2010
Practice Fusion 1/2010
FinancialForce.com 10/2009
Practice Fusion 8/2009
Appirio 2/2009
ServiceMax 11/2008
Appirio 3/2008

Funding

TOTAL $95.9M
FUNDING TOTAL $95.9M
Seed, 1/1999
Larry Ellison
Halsey Minor
Magdalena Yesil
$4M
Series A, 12/1999
William Hambrecht
Patrick McGovern
John Friedenrich
Igor Sill
$17M
Series D, 10/2000
Sunbridge Partners
Private Equity, 6/2013
$78.9M

Competitors

Service Providers

Tags

Salesforce

Salesforce is an enterprise cloud computing company that provides business software on a subscription basis. The company is best known for its on-demand Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions.

Salesforce was founded in 1999 by former Oracle executive Marc Benioff, and went public in June 2004. Salesforce has been a pioneer in developing enterprise platforms through its innovative AppExchange directory of on-demand applications, and its Force.com “Platform as a Service” (PaaS) API for extending Salesforce.

Recent Milestones

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Products

Force.com
Sales Cloud
Salesforce AppExchange
Salesforce Chatter
Salesforce Marketing Cloud
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Service Cloud

Stock Price

Traffic Analytics

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Compete

Salesforce

Sources

  1. After Picking Up ExactTarget, Salesforce Buys Enterprise Business Intelligence And Analytics Startup EdgeSpring (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. With ExactTarget Acquisition, Salesforce.com Has Spent Close To $3.5 Billion To Get Into The Chief Marketing Officer’s Suite (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Seattle-based Clipboard Acquired by Salesforce, Will Shut Down June 30th (daniellemorrill.com) [edit]
  4. Salesforce Acquires EntropySoft to Find Scattered Digital Documents (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  5. Salesforce Acquires Prior Knowledge (dzone.com) [edit]
  6. Salesforce.com Reported To Buy GoInstant For $70 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Salesforce Acquires TechStars And TechCrunch Disrupt Alum Thinkfuse (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. Enterprise Perks Management Startup ChoicePass Acquired By Salesforce, Will Shut Down June 30 (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  9. Salesforce buys Buddy Media for $689M to become a marketing powerhouse (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  10. Salesforce Acquires YC-Backed Collaborative Text Editor Stypi (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  11. Salesforce Buys Social Performance Platform Rypple; Will Launch ‘Human Capital Management’ Unit Successforce (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  12. Salesforce Acquires Social And Mobile Cloud Computing Consultancy Model Metrics (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  13. Salesforce Buys Customer Service SaaS Assistly For $50M To Reach Small Businesses (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  14. Salesforce Buys Social Media Monitoring Company Radian6 For $326 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  15. Manymoon Acquired by Salesforce.com (blog.manymoon.com) [edit]
  16. Salesforce Buys Web Conferencing Platform DimDim For $31 Million In Cash (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  17. Salesforce Buys Email Contact Manager Etacts (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  18. Salesforce.com Buys Heroku For $212 Million In Cash (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  19. Citation Needed [add]
  20. Salesforce Buys Enterprise Chat Startup Activa Live (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  21. Sitemasher sold and winding down... but to whom? (techvibes.com) [edit]
  22. TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  23. SalesForce.com Inc acquires Informavores Ltd (alacrastore.com) [edit]
  24. Breaking: Salesforce.com Buys GroupSwim (cloudave.com) [edit]
  25. Citation Needed [add]
  26. Salesforce Buys Koral, Launches Content Exchange (startupmeme.com) [edit]
  27. Salesforce.com Buys Kieden (silicontap.com) [edit]
  28. Salesforce.com Acquires Sendia (blog.tmcnet.com) [edit]
  29. Aislelabs Raises $1.5M To Bring Full Cycle Visitor Analytics To Brick-And-Mortar Retail (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  30. Enterprise SaaS Integration Platform MuleSoft Raises $50M At A $800M Valuation (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  31. DocuSign Raises $85M To Speed Up Product Innovation, Expand Into New Verticals (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  32. v=Field Service Software Developer ServiceMax Raises $71M From Kleiner Perkins, Meritech Capital (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  33. Business Intelligence SaaS Company Domo Raises $125M From TPG, Salesforce At An $825M Valuation (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  34. Cyber Security Company Checkmarx Raises $8M (news.nocamels.com) [edit]
  35. Tylr Mobile nabs $250K more from Salesforce.com for its smart mobile inbox (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  36. MongoDB Raises $150M For NoSQL Database Technology With Salesforce Joining As Investor (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  37. Salesforce.com Invests In Introhive, A Startup Filled With Former Radian6 And Blackberry Employees (prnewswire.com) [edit]
  38. Apttus Raises $37M For Platform That Automates The “Quote To Cash” Process (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  39. LevelEleven Raises $2M For Sales Motivation App From Salesforce.com, A Former NBA Star And An NFL Offensive Tackle (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  40. Heap Raises $2M For Their “Capture Everything” Analytics Tool (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  41. Grid, An App That Helps You Organize Ideas And Projects, Announces A Seed Round From Jerry Yang, Phil Libin, Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  42. roundcorner.com [edit]
  43. Apportable Raises $2.4M Led by Google Ventures to 'Translate' Apps from IOS to Android (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  44. Manman founder raises $33 million for latest software company (reuters.com) [edit]
  45. Wall Street's version of LinkedIn raises $30 million (finance.fortune.cnn.com) [edit]
  46. Performance management biz Adaptive Planning nets $45M from BVP & others (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  47. Salesforce Joins Datahug’s $4M Series-A, While Valley VCs Love Its ‘Who Knows Who’ Platform (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  48. MuleSoft Raises $37 Million to Connect the New Enterprise (mulesoft.com) [edit]
  49. Discoverly Nabs $750K From Salesforce, Bessemer, And Others For Stealthy Social Enterprise App (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  50. Business Data Modeling And Planning Software Company Anaplan Raises $33M From Meritech, Shasta And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  51. Janrain Raises $33M From Salesforce, And Others For Social Log-In Management Platform (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  52. ZenPayroll Launches Cloud-Based Payroll Service With $6.1M In Seed Funding From CEOs At Yammer, Box, Yelp And Dropbox (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  53. Hiring Platform The Resumator Raises $2.1M Series B Round Led By Birchmere Ventures, Rincon Ventures Partners & Salesforce (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  54. BigMachines Raises Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  55. Enterprise App Testing Platform Sauce Labs Raises $3M From Salesforce And Triage Ventures (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  56. YC-Backed Chute Nabs $2.7M From Salesforce & More To Become The Twilio For Media Content (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  57. Hoopla Closes $2.8 Million Series A Financing, Adds More Than 25 New Customers (benzinga.com) [edit]
  58. Fast-growing InsightSquared raises $4.5M to expand its BI for small biz (bizjournals.com) [edit]
  59. Ark Raised $4.2 Million Seed Round Instead Of Series A To "Keep Complete Control" Of Its People Search Engine (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  60. Andreessen Horowitz, Salesforce Put $1.4M In Real-Time Messaging Infrastructure Startup Flotype (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  61. GigaOm (gigaom.com) [edit]
  62. Cloud Storage Platform Box.net Raises $81M From Salesforce, SAP At $600M-Plus Valuation (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  63. Checkmarx Raises Funding From Salesforce.com, Ofer Hi-Tech (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  64. 800App Closes Series B Round of Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  65. Kenandy Closes $10.5M Series A Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  66. Mobile Enterprise Apps Developer Taptera Raises $2 Million From Salesforce, Angels (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  67. Citation Needed [add]
  68. SaaS Field Service Software ServiceMax Raises $14M From Mayfield, Salesforce And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  69. Citation Needed [add]
  70. techcrunch.com [edit]
  71. Social Application Developer Seesmic Raises $4M From SoftBank And Salesforce (techcrunch.com) []
  72. techcrunch.com [edit]
  73. E-Signature Company DocuSign Lands $27 Million, Expands Management Team (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  74. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  75. Sales compensation manager Xactly raises $7.5M more (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  76. SaaS Field Service Software ServiceMax Raises $8 Million From Salesforce And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  77. SEC D (sec.gov) [edit]
  78. unit4software.com [edit]
  79. Practice Fusion Announces Investment from Salesforce.com and Cloud Computing Initiative (practicefusion.com) [edit]
  80. Appirio raises $10M to bring business into the cloud (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  81. ServiceMax Obtains $2,000,000 Series A Funding Round (xconomy.com) [edit]
  82. Sequoia Capital Invests in Appirio to Accelerate the Adoption of On-Demand (foxbusiness.com) [edit]
  83. Red Herring (redherring.com) [edit]
  84. Red Herring (redherring.com) [edit]
  85. Citation Needed [add]
  86. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  87. Citation Needed [add]
    salesforce.com [edit]
    Salesforce Chatterizes 10,000 Of Its Customers First Week After Public Launch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    Salesforce Shells Out $170 Million To Acquire Japanese Subsidiary From VC Firm (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    Salesforce.com acquires Dimdim (salesforce.com) [edit]
    Salesforce Buys Superbowl Ads To Promote Its New "Facebook For Businesses". (businessinsider.com) [edit]
    Salesforce Closes $326M Acquisition Of Social Media Monitoring Company Radian6 (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    Salesforce Posts Record Quarterly Revenue Of $546M; Raises Guidance (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    An $800M Buddy Media Acquisition Would Be Worth 8X Its Current Revenue (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    Salesforce completes $689M Buddy Media buy, debuts Communities social network (venturebeat.com) [edit]
    Salesforce.com Foundation Announces $10 Million in Grants for San Francisco's District 10 in Celebration of the 10th Annual Dreamforce (freshnews.com) [edit]
    Salesforce.com Takes $300M Loan For ExactTarget Acquisition, Cash Resources Getting Tight (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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