Groove Ranked Number 191 Fastest-Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2020 Technology Fast 500

Record revenue growth due to strong demand for the industry’s only enterprise sales engagement platform built to meet the relationship-based needs of full-cycle sellers Groove, the leading sales engagement platform for enterprises using Salesforce, announced that it ranked #191 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America now in its 26th year. Groove also ranked 38 out of 98 San Francisco Bay Area…

Groove Raises $12 Million to Accelerate Growth for the Only Sales Engagement Platform Optimized for AE’s

Level Equity, Uncork Capital, Capital One Ventures, and Quest Venture Partners participate in Series A round to expand awareness and adoption of highest-rated sales engagement platform on G2 Groove, a leading sales engagement platform for account-based revenue teams, announced that they have secured $12 million in Series A funding, bringing total investment in the company to $16 million. This funding round welcomed new investors Level Equity and Capital One Ventures, who join existing investors Uncork Capital and Quest…

Flow Alkaline Spring Water Switches to Ordergroove to Advance Subscriptions on Shopify Plus

Ordergroove to Power Global Wellness Brand’s Growing DTC Subscription Program Ordergroove, the leader in relationship commerce, announced that Flow Alkaline Spring Water, the fastest growing global wellness water brand, has selected Ordergroove’s Relationship Commerce Cloud® platform on Shopify Plus to advance their subscription program. .@FlowHydration switches to @Ordergroove and leverages One Checkout™ to provide a ”single cart” experience that streamlines and simplifies the purchasing process for #subscription…

Ordergroove Awarded Patent for “One Checkout” Technology

Market-Leading Capability Uniquely Melds Subscriptions into Existing eCommerce Shopping Carts Ordergroove, the leader in relationship commerce, announced it was awarded a new patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Initially filed in 2013, US Patent No.10,453,112, describes the incorporation of a subscription ordering system into online merchants’ websites as an integrated part of the existing checkout experience unlike other subscription solutions that require a separate shopping cart. .@Ordergroove…

Ordergroove Taps Ralph Robertson as CRO to Continue Accelerated Growth

Experienced marketing technology executive brings proven success in serving leading brands Ordergroove, the leader in relationship commerce, announced that Ralph Robertson has joined its leadership team as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). In this role, Robertson will leverage his 20+ years of experience building global sales organizations and developing successful go-to-market strategies for both private and publicly held SaaS companies to expand Ordergroove’s position as the leading SaaS platform for driving recurring…

BigCommerce and Ordergroove Partner to Deliver Subscription Experiences for Enterprise Brands and Retailers

Integrated Platform Offers Enterprise Merchants Ability to Drive Recurring Retail BigCommerce, the leading SaaS ecommerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, announced a partnership with Ordergroove, the leader in relationship commerce, to give enterprise-level merchants a better way to establish deeper relationships with customers. Through this partnership, enterprise merchants on the BigCommerce platform will be able to better accommodate and anticipate their customers’ repurchasing experience, resulting…

Groove Leads the Pack in Sales Engagement and Email Tracking

Groove Named the Category Leader in Sales Engagement Software and Email Tracking Software by Real Users on G2 Crowd Groove has been identified as the top provider of Sales Engagement Software and Email Tracking Software based on high levels of customer satisfaction and likeliness to recommend ratings from verified users on G2 Crowd, the world’s leading business solutions review website. “It’s getting harder every day for reps to stand out from the noise and connect with their prospects,” said Chris Rothstein, CEO and…

Interview with Chris Rothstein, CEO, Groove

"If you’re able to provide a customer with a solution, you should be engaging with them until they are able to see the value your solution can provide as well." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to join a sales engagement platform? I am the co-founder and CEO of Groove.co. Before founding Groove, I was managing sales teams at Google. I worked with some of the best and brightest folks in the industry. I learned a lot during this time and had a great team that was…

Astound Commerce Adds Digital Engagement Experts From Social Marketing Agency Groove

Astound Commerce Adds Customer Engagement And Social Marketing Services To Its Connected Commerce Suite Of Offerings Through Integration Of From Groove Astound Commerce, the world’s largest privately held digital commerce agency, has added customer engagement and social marketing services to its connected commerce suite of offerings through the integration of digital marketing experts from Groove, an award-winning digital and social marketing agency. With this addition, Astound Commerce now provides a comprehensive, fully…

Nimble Crowned CRM Industry Leader and Top 5 Sales Intelligence Tool for Small Business Teams on G2 Crowd

For 8 Years in a Row, G2 Crowd Reviewers Have Chosen Nimble As Their Fan-Favorite Simple Smart CRM for Office 365 and G Suite! Nimble, the pioneering Social Sales and Marketing CRM built for Office 365 and G Suite, announced that is has been named one of the Top Five Sales Intelligence Software Tools for Small Business and an overall CRM Industry Leader by G2 Crowd, the world’s leading business software review platform. Marketing Technology News: SAP To Acquire Omnichannel Customer Engagement Leader Emarsys Nimble…

Digital Marketing Leader Michael Kahn Named Global CEO of Astound Commerce

Digital Commerce Specialist Continues Its Growth and Development Astound Commerce announced that it has named industry leader Michael Kahn as its first Global CEO. The independent digital commerce specialist designs experience-driven ecosystems that fuse technology, data, design and storytelling to propel business growth for brands such as: Allergan, Boohoo, TOMS, Calvin Klein, PUMA, Under Armour and many others. This appointment was made to further accelerate the company’s growth, development and marketplace leadership.…

Interactive Content Rakes the Moolah: NextVR Sold to Apple?; Facebook Brings Home Giphy

The time spent on video and chat messaging platforms is rising. Lockdown has further fueled the growth in mobile-based digital interactions. Tech giants are in a ballistic race to acquire and test new-age capabilities in delivering interactive content for seamless experiences. Vlogging platforms like YouTube and Instagram have given us a fair share of celebrity moments already. But, with new AR VR technologies readily available to general masses, we should expect in the rapid spurt of neo-celebrity and influencer…

Mobile Growth Association Embraces a Full Virtual Event Strategy for 2020

Kicking off with MGS GVC 1.0—three days uniting 100+ global mobile industry experts across 70+ sessions with 1000+ Attendees Coronavirus has impacted the way the whole world works, especially within the events and conference industries. With social distancing measures in place to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and no clear end in sight, Mobile Growth Association announced that it will move all physical events to virtual events, starting with MGS Global Virtual Conference 1.0 this June. Mobile Growth Association is…

MarTech Interview with Scott Smyth, VP Sales at HG Insights

" Aim for the stars or you will shoot your foot off. I made this up but I use this to get my team to think about breaking barriers and stretching themselves to achieve new heights." Sales Background Tell us a bit about yourself and how you prepared for a career in selling Sales Technology? To avoid having to get a proper job while pursuing university studies, I started playing poker. Several months into playing online and live, I realized I had a knack for it and was making more money in one tournament that I could…

Subscription Programs Delivering Revenue Growth According to New Retail Survey

77% of retail leaders report that a recurring revenue model is a prerequisite for doing business According to a new study conducted by NAPCO Research and commissioned by Ordergroove, the leader in Relationship Commerce, retail leaders are experiencing growing return from recurring revenue programs - such as subscriptions, memberships, reordering, clubs and boxes - with the majority of respondents indicating they consider these programs a “prerequisite for doing business.” Findings from the study, “Retail 2020:…

Tic Tac Mints Partners With Spotify To Launch Spotify’s First Branded Live Event Series, Hear For It

The Fan Experience Will Bring Listeners Offline and into an Immersive World That Embodies the Essence of the Tic Tac Brand The Tic Tac® brand is joining forces with popular global audio streaming service Spotify, as an inaugural partner, to announce a new live experience called Hear For It. Custom-built for music fans, the unique event series employs Spotify's streaming intelligence to target consumers who exemplify the fun and refreshing Tic Tac brand personality. Music fans will be targeted through their listening…

Phivida Holdings Inc. Launches Closed Beta (v2) of Wikala’s eCommerce Platform

Phivida Holdings Inc. is pleased to announce the closed beta launch of its e-commerce site, Wikala.com, an online CBD marketplace for US vendors. Phivida previously launched the private beta for its accessories site in May, 2019, following its acquisition of Wikala.com Inc., which was subsequently rebranded as Bloomgroove.com and released live in September 2019. Wikala is now live in closed beta and, while it is not yet available for general access, it is presently populated with Phivida's current roster of products. In…

MarTech Interview with Elizabeth Cholawsky, President and CEO at HG Insights

"Technology Intelligence is unique in that it can not only help our customers identify which accounts have the highest propensity to buy, but also, through our spend intelligence, the accounts with the greatest revenue potential." Could you tell us about your role and journey into Technology? I’ve always been interested in how technology can be used to solve bigger and bigger problems. At university and grad school, and early in my career, I developed computer models to help understand various Social Science phenomena,…

Claw Hands, Hunched Backs, and Bent Elbows: 3D Model Shows How Technology Affects the Human Body

Future human reveals how exposure to everyday technology could change us  A hunched back, claw-like hand, and second eyelid are ways the human body could change due to the effects of modern technology, as visualized by telecommunications company TollFreeForwarding. Citing a wide range of scientific research and expert opinion, TollFreeForwarding worked with a 3D designer to create a future human that visualizes the effects of modern technology. The model was designed in light of recent news that the average American…

Vidyard Expands Offering to Bring Personalized Video App to Any Sales Professional, No Matter How They Work

As Utilization of Its Personalized Video App Doubles Year-Over-Year, Vidyard Introduces New Capabilities to Bring the Power of Video to Any Sales Professional, No Matter How They Work Vidyard announced major updates to its free video messaging and screen recording app, Vidyard GoVideo, that make it easy for any sales professional to leverage the power of personalized video no matter how, or where, they work. With more than 3 million videos created through the app, utilization of Vidyard GoVideo has more than doubled over…