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Amit Bendov

Gong.io Raises $40 Million to Transform Sales With AI

Gong.io, the #1 rated Conversation Intelligence platform that leverages artificial intelligence to go beyond CRM and transform sales teams, announced it has raised $40 million in Series B funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $68 million. Gong.io Raises $40 Million to Transform Sales with AI The latest round was led by global investment firm Battery Ventures and Battery General Partner Dharmesh Thakker. Thakker will join Gong’s board of directors. Existing investors Norwest Venture Partners, Shlomo Kramer, Wing…

The Global Inside Sales Association (AA-ISP) Announces Underwriter Affiliation with Gong.io

Gong, an Industry-Leading Conversation Analytics, Assessment and Coaching Solution, Has Become an “Underwriter”- Level Sponsor of the AA-ISP in Support of Its Many Conferences, Webinars, and Other Educational Forums in 2019 The AA-ISP, The Global Inside Sales Association, announced that Gong, an industry-leading conversation analytics, assessment and coaching solution, has become an “Underwriter”-level sponsor of the association in support of its many conferences, webinars, and other educational forums in 2019. “We are…

Gong.io Extends A1 Funding Round With Investment From Cisco Investments

Funding to Help Gong.io Fuel Growth in Collaboration and Communication Markets Gong.io, the market leader in Conversation Intelligence for sales teams, announced that it has received an investment from Cisco Investments in an extension of its A1 funding round. "We're thrilled to have Cisco Investments join Gong as an investor," explained Amit Bendov, Gong.io CEO. "Cisco Investments' involvement will help fuel our continued growth and expedite our penetration into the collaboration and communication markets. We…

What Every Sales Leader Should Know About Conversation Intelligence Technology

Public Answers to Some Frequently Asked Questions Conversation intelligence technology is one of the newest, most impactful sales technologies available today. It’s helping hundreds of sales organizations increase quota attainment and performance across their entire teams. But since it’s so new and novel, there are a lot of questions about it from both current users and potential users. This post outlines a list of frequently asked questions about this new technology, and our answers to them. We hope you find it…

Sales Performance Gap: The #1 Reason VPs of Sales Miss Their Revenue Targets

Maybe your first thought was a dearth of decent leads. Or, general all-around inefficiency or ineffectiveness. Think again. The key reason teams miss their quotas is the sales performance gap. As you know, we can map a sales team’s performance onto a bell curve. The sales performance gap is what separates the top 20% — the high performers — from the rest of the pack. These superstars are the ones who outpace their peers in all the important performance metrics. But here’s the kicker. In most…