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Overview

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Acquisitions
43 Acquisitions
IPO / Stock
Went Public on Jun 23, 2004 / NYSE:CRM
Headquarters:
San Francisco, California
Description:
Salesforce is a global cloud computing company that develops CRM solutions and provides business software on a subscription basis.
Founders:
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Categories:
CRM, SaaS, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Software
Website:
https://www.salesforce.com
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Company Details

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Salesforce is a global cloud computing company that provides business software on a subscription basis. It is best known for its on-demand customer relationship management (CRM) solutions. It offers users with a customer community, partner community, developer community, and an app exchange marketplace. Salesforce provides its products and services to various industries, including healthcare, finance, life sciences, automotive, media, retail, manufacturing, and communications.

Saleforce’s products portfolio includes Sales Cloud: a platform that enables users to track customer information and interactions in one place via its contact management, opportunity management, sales collaboration, and sales performance management services; Service Cloud: tools that enable users to access personalized, 24/7, and intelligent customer service, along with multichannel support; Marketing Cloud: a platform that offers email, mobile, and social media marketing services, along with web personalization and advertising services; Community Cloud: an online collaboration platform that connects customers, partners, and employees; and Analytics Cloud: a platform that enables users to share datasets and insights, access them and find answers for their questions, and collaborate with their teams via any device.

Data.com is a cloud-based automated system with an online business directory of companies and business professionals that enables users to acquire and manage CRM records within a user's Salesforce.com account. Desk.com is a cloud-based helpdesk system for interacting with customers and solving customer issues. Pardot is a B2B marketing automation tool that enables users to optimize deliverability rates, target emails to specific audience, and test the success rate of email content. Chatter connects employees with appropriate files, data, and expert help to handle their work.

The Salesforce1 platform brings together Salesforce.com, Force.com, Heroku, and ExactTarget into one family of cloud services. Salesforce.com provides companies with an interface for case management and task management, and a system to automatically route and escalate important events. Force.com is a platform as a service (PaaS) that allows developers to create multitenant add-on applications. Heroku is an app development platform.

Salesforce was founded by Parker Harris and Marc Benioff in 1999 and is based in California, United States.

Funding Rounds (5) - $102.91M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Oct, 2003undisclosed amount / Series D1
Oct, 2000$46.91M / Series D2
May, 2000$35M / Venture4
Dec, 1999$17M / Series A4
Jan, 1999$4M / Seed3

Investments (11)

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Nov, 2015$42.34M / Series C
Oct, 2015undisclosed amount / Series A (Lead)
Jul, 2015$7.3M / Series B
May, 2015¥400M / Series C
Apr, 2015$31M / Series D
Jan, 2015$2.1M / Venture
Sep, 2014$2.3M / Seed
Jan, 2014$16.5M / Series C
Nov, 2013$8M / Series B
Aug, 2009undisclosed amount / Undisclosed
Feb, 2009$10M / Series C

Current Team (131)

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Funds (1)

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AnnouncedNameAmount
Sep 8, 2014Salesforce1 FundUnknown Amount

Products (14)

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  • All-in-one customer support app, your small business can offer quick, helpful service.
  • Force.com is a PaaS-based system that simplifies the development and deployment of cloud-based applications and websites.
  • Sales Cloud was added to CrunchBase in 2008
  • Say hello to the Salesforce1 Customer Platform. Connect all your apps. Connect all your devices. Connect all your customer data. All with
  • Accelerating the app revolution
  • The AppExchange is the world’s leading business app marketplace with millions of installs and thousands of customer reviews
  • Salesforce Chatter provides a suite of collaboration features to any application built on Force.com.
  • Salesforce CRM on cloud

Sub Organizations (2)

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Competitors (13)

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  • BEA provides enterprise application and service infrastructure software enabling companies to streamline operations and cut costs.
  • CubEgg is a gamified Saas-based social platform for organization's targeted project management and managerial accounting
  • Cybozu, Inc. is a Tokyo-based software company that provides a web-based groupware known as Cybozu Office, popular in Japan.
  • Helpshift is a mobile customer service platform for businesses to integrate mobile applications and communicate with customers.
  • European leader in social business technology and customer communities, helping companies to improve customer intimacy & profitability.
  • Microsoft, a software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services.
  • Oracle is a computer technology corporation developing and marketing computer hardware systems and enterprise software products.
  • RightNow Technologies is a software company developing customer relationship management (CRM) software for enterprises.

Partners (2)

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  • BigCommerce is the leading ecommerce platform for fast-growing and mid-market brands.
  • OnBoardify is a next-generation business communications platform

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarters

    The Landmark, One Market Street

    Suite 300

    San Francisco, California 94105

    United States

Past Team (248)

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Upcoming Event Appearances (5)

Gartner Application Strategies & Solutions Summit Las Vegas 2016

December 06, 2016 - December 08, 2016

Caesars Palace , 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

The Premier Event for Accelerating Employee Engagement, Customer Experience and Digital Innovation.

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