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Post IPO Valuation$1.6B

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


Founder, Chairman & CEO
Co-Founder, EVP Technology
Chief Operating Officer
Senior VP AppExchange
Chief Scientist
VP, Open Cloud Standards
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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


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 11/2010
Xactly Corp 7/2010
ServiceMax 4/2010
Practice Fusion 1/2010 10/2009
Practice Fusion 8/2009
Appirio 2/2009
ServiceMax 11/2008
Appirio 3/2008


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


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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 “Platform as a Service” (PaaS) API for extending Salesforce.

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