RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Pendo, creator of the leading product cloud for digital products and data-driven product teams, today announced it has been selected as the 2018 winner of Software Company of the Year at the NC Tech Awards. Winners were recognized at the annual awards gala on Thursday, November 15 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Durham, NC. This year's event was attended by more than 800 leaders from across the state.
"Since 1995, the NC Tech Awards has honored excellence and innovation throughout North Carolina, representing the best and brightest," said Brooks Raiford, president and CEO of NC TECH. "As a winner, Pendo has distinguished itself as a peer-leader and we are proud to recognize them as a 2018 NC Tech Awards winner."
The award is the latest in a series of notable achievements for the company. Earlier this fall, Pendo was named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list of top private cloud companies, as well as the magazine's Next Billion-Dollar Startups list. Gartner named Pendo a Cool Vendor for Application Development. And the Triangle Business Journal listed Pendo a Best Place to Work in the Research Triangle region, and to its Fast 50 compilation of fastest-growing private companies.
"It's an honor to be acknowledged in our home state for our incredible growth over the last year," said Todd Olson, co-founder and CEO of Pendo. "It's also exciting to be recognized alongside several Pendo customers, whose growth and success are a reflection of the value of Pendo."
The NC Tech Awards also named Olson a finalist for Tech Executive of the Year.
Pendo customers, including K4Connect, Dude Solutions, FoodLogiQ, inMotionNow and Bandwidth, were also recognized as winners or finalists.
The NC Tech Awards is North Carolina's only statewide technology awards program, recognizing companies and individuals who have characterized excellence, innovation and leadership. For more information on the selection process, categories, finalists, winners and the awards gala, visit www.nctech.org/awards.
Pendo is a product cloud that provides user insight, user guidance and user communication for digital product teams. With Pendo, these product teams can understand product usage, collect feedback, measure NPS, onboard users, and announce new features in app—all without requiring engineering resources. Founded in 2013 in the heart of Raleigh and backed by Battery Ventures, Spark Capital, Meritech Capital and Sapphire Ventures, Pendo has raised $106 million and counts 800 customers, including Zendesk, Salesforce, Coupa, Gainsight, BMC, and Sprinklr. Pendo is also the producer of ProductCraft, a destination editorial site with insights by and for product leaders; and Pendomonium, a premier product conference. For more information, visit: www.pendo.io