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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…

RingCentral Announces New Voice Analytics AI Partnerships with Gong.io, ThetaLake, and Velvetech

Introduces Enhancements to Integrations with Box and Google RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, announced at its annual user conference ConnectCentral, that it is adding artificial intelligence (AI) enabled voice analytics to its industry-leading open platform. With more than 15,000 developers and 1,500 existing integrations, RingCentral is now partnering with Gong.io, ThetaLake and Velvetech to deliver real-time and post-call voice analytics…

Gong.io Named A Rising Star On Forbes’ Cloud 100 List

Gong.io, the leading conversation intelligence platform helping sales teams have better sales conversions, has been named one of the 20 Rising Stars as part of the Forbes 2018 Cloud 100 list, the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world, published by Forbes in collaboration with Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures. The 20 Rising Stars represent young, high-growth and category-leading cloud companies that are poised to join the Cloud 100 ranks. Also Read: Vonage’s Nexmo Connect…

TechBytes with Sandeep Soman, VP Product and Design, Brainshark

Sandeep Soman VP Product and Design at Brainshark Selling with AI and intelligent assistants could transform the entire sales funnel. Training machines and humans for sales using AI sounds very interesting. Isn't it? However, technology providers are still exploring the best possibilities of coaching virtual agents at the same level (maybe, even more!) as that of human sales reps. AI in sales coaching and enablement is a complex scenario,  yet a delectable one. Therefore, to have a crystal clear idea of how modern…

Gong.io Acquires ONDiGO to Extend its Conversation Intelligence Platform

Market Leader in Conversation Intelligence Space to Boost Product Offering by Incorporating ONDiGO's AI-Powered Sales Intelligence Technology Gong.io, the market leader in Conversation Intelligence for sales teams, has announced that it has acquired AI-Powered Sales Intelligence platform ONDiGO. "Since its recent introduction, Gong's current offering has been spreading like a cult, creating thousands of raving fans and fueling phenomenal growth," said Amit Bendov, Co-Founder and CEO of Gong.io. "We are now starting…

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…

Are You Ready for The Revenue Summit ’18?

The Revenue Summit Is Known for Empowering B2B Leaders to Accelerate Full Funnel Growth Sales and marketing reps are busy gearing up for this year’s Revenue Summit. Hosted by Sales Hacker, the leading resource for sales innovation, acceleration, and the future of sales, The Revenue Summit will be held on 1 March, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Also Read: Interview with Jaclyn Klein, Co-Founder, Product Designer, Growlabs Who should attend it? Said to be the only conference in the country that aligns sales,…

This Is the Key Difference Between Your Star Reps and the Rest of Your Team

Great conversations. That’s what differentiates your top sales reps from everyone else on the team. Sceptical? Let’s take a look at exactly what happened during one million sales conversations to see how top performers behaved differently. Don’t worry … my team at Gong already did the heavy lifting on this one. That’s how many recorded conversations we’ve picked apart using artificial intelligence. (True story.) So it’s not surprising that we’ve reached a few conclusions. I’ll talk about specifics below, but…

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…

TechBytes with Ted Jaffe, Senior Product Manager, RingCentral

Ted Jaffe Senior Product Manager, RingCentral RingCentral, the leading provider of Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) recently announced an AI-powered extension to its workplace communication technology suite. The UCaaS leader already offers advanced AI-driven integrations for Glip team collaboration with Salesforce Alert Bot, Kore.ai, and Gong.io. Unveiled at the ConnectCentral 2017, the new bot integrations provide advanced artificial intelligence automated workflows for calls, tests, and video meetings. Ted…