SILICON SLOPES, Utah – July 10, 2014 – XANT, the leading cloud-based sales acceleration technology company, today announced that it has been included in the 2014 AlwaysOn Global 250 list of top private companies.
“This year’s AlwaysOn Global 250 winners represent leadership in global innovation, developing software and hardware solutions that are ushering in a new era of global prosperity,” according to AlwaysOn. “Each company was selected based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.”
The AlwaysOn editorial team, along with industry experts and venture capitalists, identified the best private technology startups for the Global 250. Participants included representatives from Morgan Stanley, KPMG, Benchmark Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Bessemer Venture Partners, Intel Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Qualcomm, Sequoia and others.
“We’re thrilled to be recognized as one of the top private companies,” XANT CEO Dave Elkington said. “Our sales acceleration technology fuels revenue growth for many of the world’s most successful companies, so it’s an honor to be included in this prestigious group.”
More than 90 percent of the Global 250 companies use some form of sales acceleration technology to turn their leads, prospects and opportunities into paying customers faster than ever before. The sales acceleration technology category, which already represents a $12.8 billion market, is quickly growing in size and significance, according to the 2014 Sales Acceleration Technology Market Size Study.
“The most innovative companies are adopting an agile, responsive sales process that meets the needs of today’s hyper-connected, empowered customers,” XANT Chief Marketing Officer Mick Hollison said. “XANT enables these companies to always stay a few steps ahead of the competition.”
About XANT, Inc.
XANT offers cloud-based sales acceleration technology. The company provides the sales industry’s first comprehensive sales acceleration platform that creates high-performance sales teams with breakthrough technology including communications for immediate response, gamification for sales motivation, data visualization for an immersive experience with sales data, and predictive analytics for lead prioritization, hiring and more. The American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP) has recognized XANT as the SaaS provider of the year for four consecutive years. The company has been listed among the fastest growing companies by Inc. and Deloitte and as one of the top 100 private companies by AlwaysOn. XANT ranks No. 5 in the nation for jobs created in the software industry and No. 72 in the nation for jobs created in all industries by Inc. XANT has published leading research in the Harvard Business Review and Forbes. The company has been issued or allowed 11 U.S. patents and has 10 patents pending, with several focused on the areas of predictive analytics and machine learning. XANT enterprise customers include Fidelity, Microsoft, Groupon, McGraw-Hill, Marketo and more. To try the technology, visit XANT.