Top 10 SalesTech Blog Posts of 2018
the SalesTech space is moving and expanding faster than at any time before.
- Nancy Nardin, Smart Selling Tools
A star is born when atoms of light elements are squeezed under enough pressure for their nuclei to undergo fusion. All stars are the result of a balance of forces: the force of gravity compresses atoms in interstellar gas until the fusion reactions begin. 2018 was the year where the SalesTech market forces created reactions of substantial impact. Maybe not intergalactic big, but big none-the-less.
First, SAVO bought KnowledgeTree. Then Seismic bought SAVO (and not too much later, raised $100M E series putting their valuation at over $1B).
BigTinCan purchased FastStax and Zunos.
Mediafly bought Alinean.
Showpad bought Learncore and VoiceFox.
CallidusCloud was purchased by SAP for the princely sum of 2.4B.
There have been several acquisitions since, and in between, including Opspanda, RO Innovation, and most recently, TerrAlign was purchased by MapAnything.
This is not an exhaustive list. Private Equity firms are rubbing the crystal ball hoping to see the future of prospective targets and many of them have bet big this year.
If you’ve been watching from afar – or heck – even if you’ve been watching up close, the top 10 SalesTech articles of 2018 will be of interest. They reflect the latest thinking of many of the companies just mentioned along with a few others who we’ll likely see big moves from in 2019.
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