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Demandbase Accelerates Growth Around the Globe

Demandbase | February 18, 2022

Demandbase, the Smarter GTM™ company for B2B brands, today reports record international growth. With locations in the U.S., United Kingdom, and India, the company is expanding its hiring to support substantial growth in customer acquisition and revenue outside the U.S. Regions that are seeing especially heightened growth include the UK, Nordics, Germany, India, and Japan, with many others in hot pursuit. In the last 12 months, Demandbase's UK office brought in more than 35 new mid-market and enterprise customers and has plans to make imminent strategic hires across sales, account management, and customer success.

"We already have an established presence in the UK and are growing fast and furious in new regions all the time," says Paul Gibson, vice president, international at Demandbase.

"We already have an established presence in the UK and are growing fast and furious in new regions all the time," says Paul Gibson, vice president, international at Demandbase. "Our growth is driven by the fact that B2B sales and marketing teams are realizing they need a clear way to remove the guesswork from their go-to-market strategies. Demandbase provides that in spades, helping organizations prioritize accounts that are primed for sales and avoid wasting budget on those that aren't. Our market-leading technology just keeps getting better, giving our customers the top go-to-market suite available to power their success."

Despite other providers attempting to offer similar functionality, Demandbase continues proving to be head and shoulders above the rest. In early January, Demandbase was named a Leader in the inaugural 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant for Account-Based Marketing Platforms. Demandbase is the only vendor to receive the highest scores for all three Use Cases in the 2022 Gartner® Critical Capabilities for Account-Based Marketing Platforms.

About Demandbase
Demandbase is Smarter GTMTM for B2B brands. We help marketing and sales teams spot the juiciest opportunities earlier and progress them faster by injecting Account Intelligence into every step of the buyer journey and orchestrating every action. For more information about Demandbase, visit www.demandbase.com.

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SugarCRM Named the 2022 Sales and Marketing Technology Awards “CRM Organization of the Year”

SugarCRM | August 01, 2022

SugarCRM, provider of the award-winning AI-driven CRM platform, has been named “CRM Organization of the Year” by Business Intelligence Group in the 2022 Sales and Marketing Technology Awards program, also known as The Sammys. The awards honor excellence in helping to solve the everyday challenges organizations have connecting and collaborating with their prospects and customers. This is Sugar’s second-straight Sammy win, having won “Product of the Year” honors in 2021. “Winning this award underscores our commitment to eliminating the roadblocks for businesses to deliver high-definition customer experiences and drive growth,” said Christian Wettre, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Sugar Platform, SugarCRM. “Sugar’s focus on reducing CRM complexity is a priority to empower sales, marketing and service professionals.” Organizations rely heavily on sales and marketing technology. However, per Sugar’s global survey of 1,600 sales and marketing leaders, 76 percent say their biggest frustration with CRM is it’s either too complex, not intuitive or user friendly, or cannot be configured to meet their needs. Sugar is at the forefront of harnessing artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and predictive analytics to make the hard things easier for sales, marketing, and service teams by letting the platform do the work. Sugar has made significant investments to bring the SugarPredict AI engine to its entire platform portfolio, pioneering pre-configured, out-of-the-box AI for all that drives value from Day One. At the same time, its no-code, low-code tools and capabilities put change in the hands of non-technical business users. This is the latest in a string of accolades and award wins for Sugar, including the 2022 TMC CRM Excellence Award for two consecutive years, and back-to-back gold honors for Best New Product Version for Lead Generation (2022) and Relationship Management (2021) in the annual Stevie American Business Awards. Sugar was also named to the Leader Quadrant in the 2022 Nucleus Research CRM Technology Value Matrix, and was recognized as a winner in the prestigious 2022 CRM Watchlist, an annual evaluation conducted by Paul Greenberg, President of the 56 Group, LLC. “We are proud to reward and recognize SugarCRM for innovation and dedication to helping both the organization using their technology and the ultimate consumer,” said Maria Jimenez, Chief Nominations Officer, Business Intelligence Group. “We are proud to reward and recognize SugarCRM for innovation and dedication to helping both the organization using their technology and the ultimate consumer,” said Maria Jimenez, Chief Nominations Officer, Business Intelligence Group. “It was clear to our judges that Sugar’s efforts will improve how we all connect with the brands we love for years to come.” About SugarCRM SugarCRM is how marketing, sales, and service teams finally get a clear picture of each customer to help businesses reach new levels of performance and predictability. Sugar is the CRM platform that makes the hard things easier. Thousands of companies in over 120 countries rely on Sugar to achieve high-definition CX by letting the platform do the work. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Sugar is backed by Accel-KKR. For more information about SugarCRM, visit: www.sugarcrm.com.

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Madison Logic Named a Leader in 2022 Quadrant Knowledge Solutions’ SPARK Matrix for Account Based Marketing (ABM) Platforms

Madison Logic | June 08, 2022

Madison Logic, the leading global digital Account Based Marketing (ABM) platform, today announced that Quadrant Knowledge Solutions, a global advisory and consulting firm, named Madison Logic a 2022 Technology Leader in its SPARK Matrix™ analysis of the global ABM market. The annual report provides a detailed analysis of the global ABM market dynamics, major industry trends, and leading ABM vendors. Madison Logic stood out among the top four vendors analyzed for its sophisticated, cloud-based ML Platform and key technology differentiators, including comprehensive account prioritization signals, global reach, buying committee engagement, advanced multi-channel measurement, and customer success. “Successful enterprise marketers leverage account-based strategies to accelerate growth,” said Tom O’Regan, CEO of Madison Logic. “Our continued position as a Technology Leader within this report further validates the success Madison Logic has in providing marketers responsible for revenue growth with a competitive edge to prioritize and engage the right accounts across every stage of the sales cycle.” Madison Logic’s market-leading approach enables large enterprise and fast-growing middle-market companies to leverage a combined data set of three independent signals to identify and prioritize companies demonstrating the highest propensity to purchase, activate data-driven programs globally across the primary channels revenue marketers rely on, and measure the direct impact on pipeline and business growth. According to Megha Rungta, Analyst at Quadrant Knowledge Solutions, “Madison Logic’s multi-channel ABM media activation and measurement platform titled the ML Platform helps B2B organizations in designing and improving compelling campaign strategies and effectively engaging with the accounts across their journey. The company continues to deliver value to its customers through its key technology differentiators, including comprehensive account prioritization signals, global reach, buying committee engagement, advanced multi-channel measurement, and customer success.” Megha added: “With its ability to cater to diverse use cases, robust product strategy and roadmap, and strong industry expertise, Madison Logic has received a strong rating across the parameters of technology excellence and customer impact and has been positioned amongst the leader in the SPARK Matrix: Account-Based Marketing Platform, 2022.” The Quadrant Knowledge Solutions SPARK Matrix analysis includes a comprehensive review of global ABM market dynamics, trends, vendor solutions, and competitive forces. The study provides an analysis and ranking of 17 ABM vendors in the form of its SPARK Matrix, empowering ABM Marketers to evaluate different vendor capabilities, competitive differentiation, and market position. About Madison Logic The ML Platform, a global multi-channel ABM activation, and measurement platform enables enterprise organizations to leverage a proprietary combined data set to identify the accounts most likely to purchase, accelerate the customer journey, and shorten sales cycles to positively impact ROI. Madison Logic empowers B2B marketers to convert their best accounts faster by finding and engaging with the most influential individuals throughout the buyer's journey. Visit madisonlogic.com for more information.

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Contentgine Employs Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to Analyze Most Popular AI Content Among B2B Decision Makers

Contentgine | May 31, 2022

Contentgine®, the world leader in content-based marketing, today released its latest "Top 5" research ranking the most popular artificial intelligence (AI) content consumed by B2B decision makers and analyzed by its Content Indication Platform (CIP). To determine the category leaders, Contentgine's CIP employed machine learning and AI to examine content consumption across more than 3000 AI case studies, research papers, and eBooks syndicated from the world's largest B2B library. "AI software is not only a category in and of itself, but it is also a core component of other categories," said "Top 5 in 15" Series Host Robert Rose, best-selling author and chief strategy advisor for the Content Marketing Institute. "AI software is not only a category in and of itself, but it is also a core component of other categories," said "Top 5 in 15" Series Host Robert Rose, best-selling author and chief strategy advisor for the Content Marketing Institute. "We're talking about the core component of AI software that may or may not be embedded into other solutions to achieve advanced automation, decision insights, predictive measurement, targeting, personalization, content management, and conversational interfaces. Given the vast interest in this topic today, it's wonderful to see so many well performing assets available to decision makers." The Top 5 companies comprising the AI best-in-content chart include: #1 – Amazon Web Services – eBook: The Machine Learning Journey #2 – Alteryx – eBook: Analytic Process Automation: The Convergence of Analytics, Data Science and Process Automation #3 – DataRobot – eBook: AI: The Next Frontier for Healthcare Providers #4 – Pythian – Case Study for Canadian mining company Teck: Data Science Keeps World's Biggest Trucks Rolling #5 – Snowflake, in conjunction with Amazon Web Services – eBook: Machine Learning Within Reach The detailed findings are available in a new "Top 5 in 15" video as well as the "Top 5 Resource Center," where best practices, differentiators and commonalities are explored among the Top 5 category leaders. According to Rose, as businesses undergo digital transformation, there is a voracious appetite for AI education. Four of the top five most popular assets are eBooks, driving the actual value of AI to help businesses understand why and where they should invest in this advanced technology. "Marketers are putting artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to work to create and sustain smarter programs for better demand generation and content indication," said Ian Dix, chief marketing officer for Contentgine. "Contentgine's CIP analyzes content performance across more product categories than other leading content demand gen and account based marketing (ABM) platforms to provide a wealth of first-person leads and a tool for gauging how our clients' content performs versus their competitors. It's a game changer moving from content marketing to intent marketing by gaining a better understanding of who is choosing to engage with what content and why." CIP mines one billion engagement signals quarterly from content interactions with the world's largest B2B library of more than 500,000 case studies, white papers, and eBooks to deliver advanced market intelligence. The platform identifies personalized content consumption patterns of tens of millions of professionals to determine 360-degree intent—with complete contact, company, and content consumption visibility. In addition, because Contentgine knows the exact asset consumed, it provides industry-leading content intelligence, comparing performance within product categories to give organizations more insights into how their content compares to competitors. Recent "Top 5 in 15" video episodes focus on popular topics such as software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN), customer relationship management (CRM) and data analytics. In addition to videos, Contentgine has published a Top 5 resource center, featuring content-based marketing insights around these topics and more including cloud infrastructure monitoring, database solutions, and AP automation. About Contentgine Contentgine is a leader in content-based marketing, content syndication, intent marketing and demand generation. The company is witnessing explosive growth by utilizing a unique way of offering business solution information to business professionals. Its unique Perpetual Engine syndicates content from Contentree, the world's largest business-to-business (B2B) library to engage with the right audience at the right time. The industry's first Content Indication Platform (CIP) analyzes content consumption and intent to produce the most precise first-person intent data for advanced, actionable insights. For more information, visit www.contentgine.com. Follow us on LinkedIn.

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Demandbase Launches Demandbase Data (D2) Labs to Deliver Tailored Account Intelligence to Customers

Demandbase | June 09, 2022

Demandbase, the Smarter GTM™ company for B2B brands, today announces the newly launched Demandbase Data (D2) Labs. Known for its industry-leading ideas, the company created D2 Labs to drive B2B data innovation and help organizations embrace the power of Account Intelligence. Customers can now engage with Demandbase's data experts and data scientists directly to turn their incomplete, inactionable data into revenue-generating insights. Services such as ICPaaS provide a customized "data as a service" to help companies identify the best accounts within their ideal customer profile (ICP). This particular service draws on insights from installed technologies, intent, skills, job openings, renewal dates and other attributes to identify the right accounts to go after. This is just one example of how D2 Labs can help solve one-of-a-kind business challenges using data-driven insights. "If you don't understand your prospective customer's existing technologies and problems, you can't become their true trusted advisor. It's that simple... Demandbase Data Labs gives us the insights we need to become trusted advisors," Makoto Ishizaka, go-to-market and strategic initiative lead, Microsoft. "If you don't understand your prospective customer's existing technologies and problems, you can't become their true trusted advisor. It's that simple... Demandbase Data Labs gives us the insights we need to become trusted advisors," Makoto Ishizaka, go-to-market and strategic initiative lead, Microsoft. D2 Labs works with Demandbase clients by gathering their inputs and overlaying Demandbase's Account Intelligence. By leveraging Demandbase D2 Labs' proprietary machine learning models, we're able to show our clients which of their prospects have the highest likelihood of becoming customers and being in the market to buy their product or service. "The right data at the right time, analyzed in the right way, can create astonishing results. Organizations that adopt the use of data in this way could see an increase in profit of multiple millions of dollars," says Meetul Shah, general manager, Data Cloud at Demandbase. "Many smart B2B leaders don't know how to take action on their data even when it's high-quality. D2 Labs upends this status quo, providing customers with top tier data and the knowledge of how to use it to shape business decisions. It's empowering top companies to equip their sales and marketing teams with highly focused data at their fingertips, and unlock extreme revenue potential as a result. This is what so many organizations have been waiting for, and we're thrilled that it's here." D2 Labs combines Demandbase's Account Intelligence with specialty datasets, coupled with customers' raw data, and then turns it into actionable insights that can be applied immediately. By gaining access to the Demandbase data science team, B2B companies will be able to model their data like true experts and solve their most complex data needs. To learn more about D2 Labs and get pricing, please visit https://www.demandbase.com/solutions/data-cloud/d2-labs. About Demandbase Demandbase is Smarter GTM™ for B2B brands. We help marketing and sales teams spot the juiciest opportunities earlier and progress them faster by injecting Account Intelligence into every step of the buyer journey and orchestrating every action. For more information about Demandbase, visit www.demandbase.com.

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