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XANT Named to First-Ever Forbes Cloud 100 List

Ashley Blanchard

SILICON SLOPES, Utah – Sept. 7, 2016 – XANT, the leading cloud-based sales acceleration technology company, has been named to the first-ever Forbes Cloud 100, the data-driven list of the top 100 private cloud companies and industry standouts in the world. To view the list, please visit www.forbes.com/cloud100. The list will appear in the Oct. 4, 2016 issue of Forbes magazine. According to Byron Deeter, a leading cloud investor and partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, “These are the companies to watch. The Forbes Cloud 100 companies represent the very best private companies in cloud computing. We will see big IPOs and category killers emerge from this list as the cloud computing continues to propel the trillion-dollar software industry.” “Our mission is to leverage big data and cloud capabilities to unlock human potential through predictive analytics and machine learning,” said Dave Elkington, founder and CEO of InsideSales. “We are building an Amazon-style recommendation engine for business – a system capable of intelligently analyzing billions of data points in real-time and recommending the optimal next steps for almost any application or business process. This lays the groundwork for a future where predictive technology can be applied, not just to sales organizations but also to government, healthcare, retail and beyond.” “There is incredible innovation happening in the Salesforce ecosystem and we’re delighted to work closely with XANT, the leading provider of sales acceleration software, to make our customers even more successful,” said John Somorjai, EVP of Corporate Development and Salesforce Ventures. Methodology 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. With advancements in software, cloud security, or platform development, these companies are redefining the future for all industries and sectors. Forbes, in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners, received hundreds of submissions to identify the most promising private companies in cloud. The Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 was selected by a panel of judges representing leading public cloud companies, using qualitative and quantitative data submitted by nominees, along with publically available third-party data sources. Recognition Every company named to the Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 is recognized in print and online by Forbes, and Forbes’ partners Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures. The companies 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. About XANT XANT offers the industry’s leading sales acceleration platform built on Neuralytics, a predictive and prescriptive self-learning engine that drives revenue growth by delivering an optimized experience for both salesperson and buyer. The platform fuels sales rep performance and provides buyer personalization with breakthrough innovations in predictive sales communications, engagement tracking, forecasting and rep motivation. XANT has received numerous accolades for its technology, including being named to the CNBC Disruptor 50 list, and earning recognition as one of the fastest growing companies, according to Inc. XANT enterprise customers include ADP, Microsoft and Groupon.