“The Utah technology scene is widely recognized across the nation and the globe as a place of world-changing innovation,” XANT CEO Dave Elkington said. “The SaaS business model allows XANT to crowd-source billions of sales interactions and turn that data into actionable sales insights through predictive analytics and machine learning.”
The Utah Startup Awards honored the achievements of startups, entrepreneurs and community leaders throughout the Beehive State. XANT received recognition alongside other high-tech titans, such as Pluralsight, Qualtrics and Domo.
Investment in Utah technology companies reached record levels in 2014. Venture capitalists poured more than $690 million into Utah companies last year, according to Dow Jones VentureSource. XANT accelerated its growth by completing a $100 million funding round in April 2014.
The awards, sponsored by Zions Bank, Grow Utah, Startup Ogden and Beehive Startups, were presented during a ceremony at the Gateway in downtown Salt Lake City on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.
“We are honored to be recognized by our peers in the industry and the state’s startup community,” Elkington said. “We’re grateful for our amazing customers who turn to us to help them increase sales productivity and generate revenue. Their strong adoption of our SaaS technology has allowed us to grow at an incredible pace.”
XANT offers cloud-based sales acceleration technology, harnessing the power of more than 13 billion sales interactions using Neuralytics™ in the industry’s first comprehensive sales acceleration platform. Through its breakthrough technology, the XANT platform creates high-performance sales teams by offering communications for immediate response, gamification for sales motivation, data visualization for an immersive experience with sales data, and predictive analytics for lead prioritization and hiring. XANT has received numerous accolades for its technology and has been named as one of the fastest growing companies by Inc. XANT enterprise customers include Microsoft, Groupon and Marketo.