Salesforce

Salesforce

Salesforce is a company offering a customer relationship management platform founded in 1999 by Marc Benioff.

Salesforce, founded in 1999, is an American cloud-based software company headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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January 5, 2021
Salesforce's chief marketing officer Stephanie Buscemi announces on Twitter she is leaving the company after six years.
November 25, 2020
Salesforce enters talks to acquire workplace messaging app Slack.

November 23, 2020
Salesforce announce it has granted equity awards under its 2014 Inducement Equity Incentive Plan (the "Plan") to new employees who joined Salesforce in connection with the acquisition of Mobify Research.

June 25, 2020
Salesforce announces a new mobile collaboration tool for sales called Anywhere.
May 2020
After initially cutting its full year guidance in May from $21 billion down to $20 billion, Salesforce beat analyst estimates in Q2 and raised its annual revenue guidance slightly, forecasting between $20.7 to $20.8 billion for the year.
February 25, 2020
Salesforce announces that Keith Block, the company's co-CEO, is stepping down.

September 16, 2019
Salesforce launches vertical clouds.
August 27, 2019
Salesforce announces that Bill Patterson will participate in an investor meeting hosted by RBC Capital Markets.
August 2019
Salesforce completes its $15.7 billion acquisition of Tableau Software.
April 17, 2019
Salesforce acquires MapAnything.
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Paayal Zaveri
January 16, 2021
Business Insider
Benioff says that in the 'new pandemic world,' it's not clear when office work and non-essential travel will return to normal.
Rosalie Chan
January 14, 2021
Business Insider
As Qualtrics prepares to spin out of SAP and go public, it's brought on three new executive hires to lead
Jay Peters
January 14, 2021
The Verge
The Vaccination Credential Initiative, a coalition of health and tech companies that includes Microsoft, Salesforce, and Oracle, is working on an initiative that aims to make it easier to access COVID-19 vaccination records digitally.
Darrell Etherington
January 14, 2021
TechCrunch
A new cross-industry initiative is seeking to establish a standard for digital vaccination records that can be used universally to identify COVID-19 vaccination status for individuals, in a way that can be both secure via encryption and traceable and verifiable for trustworthiness regarding their contents. The so-called 'Vaccination Credential Initiative' includes a range of big-name [...]
Spinnaker Support
January 14, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Spinnaker Support, a leading provider of Salesforce implementation and ongoing managed services, today announced the publication of a new...
Paayal Zaveri
January 14, 2021
Business Insider
Salesforce faced a turbulent 2020, with executive turnover and a massive acquisition Here's what 2021 holds, according to experts.
Kathryn Kyte
January 14, 2021
Business Insider
After the company's $27.7 billion Salesforce acquisition, its tech leader reflects on his career and what remote work might look like post-pandemic.
Olivet Nazarene University
January 12, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Olivet Nazarene University announces Your Way, a ground-breaking initiative which features tuition-free general education courses, providing...
Zoe Schiffer
January 12, 2021
The Verge
The enterprise software company hasn't dropped the RNC as a client. It says it will prevent the RNC from sending emails that could incite violence.
Salesforce
January 11, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), the global leader in CRM, today announced that Marc Benioff, Chair & CEO, will participate as a keynote speaker at the...
Paayal Zaveri
January 10, 2021
Business Insider
Raimondo has a close relationship with Salesforce, with CEO Marc Benioff calling her "a tremendous visionary."
Martin Coulter
January 9, 2021
Business Insider
Some of the firm's biggest customers include giants like Walmart and McDonald's.
Salesforce
January 6, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), the global leader in CRM, today announced that Salesforce executives will participate in the following investor events:...
Paayal Zaveri
January 5, 2021
Business Insider
Buscemi's departure comes a month after outgoing CFO Mark Hawkins announced his retirement, capping off a year of exec shuffles at Salesforce.
Reed Alexander
January 5, 2021
Business Insider
Goldman's TMT M&A group advised big-ticket clients like Slack, eBay, S&P, and ZeniMax in a bevy of deals that buoyed tech to new heights this year.
Ron Miller
December 31, 2020
TechCrunch
When Salesforce acquired Quip in 2016 for $750 million, it gained CEO and co-founder Bret Taylor as part of the deal. Taylor has since risen quickly through the ranks of the software giant to become president and COO, second in command behind CEO Marc Benioff. Taylor's experience shows that startup founders can sometimes play a [...]
Ashley Stewart
December 29, 2020
Business Insider
Analysts think the company still has an appetite for acquisitions. Here are 16 companies Microsoft could buy.
Melia Russell
December 27, 2020
Business Insider
Venture capitalists make their predictions for tech in 2021. Spoiler alert: Silicon Valley is back. All-white, male boards are out. And SPACs? TBD.
Paayal Zaveri
December 27, 2020
Business Insider
Business Insider asked venture capitalists and analysts to name CRM firms that are gaining popularity and are poised to do well in 2021.
Walter Thompson
December 23, 2020
TechCrunch
Regulation shouldn't be a guessing game.
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