NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Appboy, the global leader in lifecycle marketing technology for mobile marketers, was named a Rising Star leading the top 20 rising private cloud computing companies. This is part of the first-ever Forbes-Salesforce-Bessemer collaboration for the 2016 Cloud 100, the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world. The Forbes 2016 Cloud 100: Rising Stars are recognized as the innovative and promising young companies in each of their respective categories. To view the full list and information, please visit Forbes. The list will appear in the October 4, 2016 issue of Forbes magazine.
"Over the last few years we have been focused on building the best-in-class CRM platform - from our platform, to our people and to our customers and their customers. Its an honor to be recognized for our hard work," said Mark Ghermezian, CEO of Appboy. "Working with the mobile titans of the world such as Tinder and Soundcloud to true enterprises like Domino's and ABC News has allowed us to build the top CRM in the market today. Having Forbes and Salesforce both recognize us is an honor to everyone at Appboy. We look forward to growing on today's momentum and the foundation we've built to serve current and future clients with our powerful technology and people."
"Cloud computing is understood to be the future of the trillion-dollar software industry," said Byron Deeter, a leading cloud investor and partner at Bessemer Venture Partners. "The Forbes Cloud 100: Rising Stars represent some of the most promising up-and-comers in each of their respective categories. As the cloud continues to revolutionize business, category-by-category, we are excited to highlight the potential of these Rising Stars."
The first-ever Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 list profiles the world's top-tier private companies leading the cloud technology revolution, plus twenty Rising Stars within the field. One Rising Star company was chosen as a category stand-out in each of the twenty categories: Analytics, Content Management, Customer Feedback, Cyber Security, Data Infrastructure, Design, Developer Platform, Education, Enterprise Mobile, Finance, Healthcare, HR, Industry Software, Information Services, IT Operations, Marketing Automation, Network Security, Nonprofit, Productivity, Sales
The Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 and Rising Stars were selected by a panel of judges representing leading public cloud companies, using qualitative and quantitative data submitted by nominees, along with publicly available third-party data sources.
Every Rising Star company named to the Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 is recognized online by Forbes, and Forbes' partners Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures. The Rising Stars also receive physical awards and digital badges signifying their inclusion on this exclusive list, as well as an invitation to the celebratory Cloud 100 Awards Dinner, hosted in San Francisco by Forbes, Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures.
Formed to solve the unique challenges of today's mobile economy, Appboy is a lifecycle marketing platform for mobile-first marketers. Our technology empowers brands to build better relationships with their customers through mobile and other digital marketing channels.
Built around holistic profiles that offer a single view of the customer, Appboy's robust audience segmentation and advanced multichannel messaging system allow brands to create and automate highly personalized lifecycle marketing campaigns in every relevant channel -- from push, in-app, and web to email, wearables, and emerging technologies.
Thousands of global marketers worldwide use Appboy to connect with over 500 million active users, with 100 billion real-time events and 3 billion messages processed through our platform each month. Appboy helps brands like ABC News, Capital One, Domino's, iHeartMedia, Microsoft, Wallapop, Tinder, Opera, and SoundCloud to better engage, retain, and monetize their customers. Appboy is venture backed with over 120 employees with offices in New York, San Francisco, and London. Learn more at Appboy.com.
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