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Chairman & CEO

Marc Benioff

CEO Approval Rating

99/100

Founded:

1999

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SALESFORCE TOP COMPETITORS OR ALTERNATIVES

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Marc Benioff's photo - Chairman & CEO of Salesforce

Marc Benioff

Chairman & CEO

99/100
35,000
$10.7B
$23.5B
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Safra A Catz's photo - CEO of Oracle

Safra A Catz

CEO

67/100
136,000
$31.5M
$40.8B
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Salesforce's Competitor - SAP logo
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Christian Klein

CEO

76/100
103,876
- -
$34.1B
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3
Salesforce's Competitor - Adobe logo
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Shantanu Narayen

Chairman & CEO

92/100
21,357
- -
$15.1B
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Salesforce's Competitor - HubSpot logo
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Yamini Rangan

CEO

80/100
2,638
$625.7M
$1.1B
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Salesforce's Competitor - Zoho logo
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Sridhar Vembu

Founder & CEO

76/100
7,000
- -
$568.2M
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Salesforce's Competitor - Infor logo
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Kevin Samuelson

CEO

79/100
17,380
$4B
$3.2B
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Salesforce's Competitor - Sage logo
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Steve Hare

CEO

69/100
12,506
$6M
$2.4B
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Salesforce's Competitor - SugarCRM logo
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Craig Charlton

CEO

81/100
504
$127.5M
$60M
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9
Salesforce's Competitor - Workday logo
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Aneel Bhusri

Co-CEO

72/100
10,500
$874.3M
$4.7B
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Stephen Murphy

CEO

61/100
4,000
- -
$930M
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Salesforce's Competitor - SAS logo
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Jim Goodnight

Co-Founder & CEO

73/100
13,939
- -
$3.1B
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Salesforce's Competitor - Act-On logo
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Kate Johnson

CEO

70/100
170
$94.5M
$38M
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Oracle is Salesforce's #1 competitor. Oracle is a Public company that was founded in 1977 in Redwood Shores, California. Oracle is in the Business Intelligence (BI) industry. Compared to Salesforce, Oracle has 97,000 more employees.

SAP is seen as one of Salesforce's biggest rivals. SAP was founded in Walldorf, Baden-Württemberg} in 1972. SAP is in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) field. Compared to Salesforce, SAP generates $10.6B more revenue.

Adobe is one of Salesforce's top competitors. Adobe is headquartered in San Jose, California, and was founded in 1982. Adobe competes in the Digital Marketing & Publishing industry. Adobe generates 64% the revenue of Salesforce.

Salesforce Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$23.5B

Salesforce's revenue is the ranked 5th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 14.8B. Over the last four quarters, Salesforce's revenue has grown by 17%. Specifically, in Q3 2021's revenue was $6.3B; in Q2 2021, it was $6B; in Q1 2021, it was $5.8B; in Q4 2020, Salesforce's revenue was $5.4B.

Salesforce Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
LevelJump Software Corp.

Sep 2021

Source »
undisclosed
LevelJump is a Canada-based company AI sales enablement platform that offers solutions such as business outcome and revenue attribution analytics for businesses.
Acumen Solutions, Inc.

Dec 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Acumen is a Virginia-based Salesforce consulting firm that provides engagement marketing, analytics and related services for industries such as manufacturing and retail.
Slack Technologies, Inc.

Dec 2020

Source »
$27.7B
Slack is a workplace collaboration platform that allows employees to communicate with their team members, share documents and conduct meetings.
Mobify Research and Development, Inc.

Sep 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Mobify is a mobile-based commerce platform that allows brands to customize digital storefronts.
The CMO Club

Mar 2020

Source »
undisclosed
The CMO Club is an online portal that allows the user to share and discuss challenges in the marketing field for marketers.

These are all the companies that Salesforce has acquired. Salesforce has acquired 69 companies and its latest acquisition was LevelJump Software Corp. in Sep 2021. LevelJump is a Canada-based company AI sales enablement platform that offers solutions such as business outcome and revenue attribution analytics for businesses.

Salesforce Funding History

Since Salesforce was founded in 1999, it has participated in 12 rounds of funding. In total Salesforce has raised $10.7B. Salesforce's last funding round was on Jul 2021 for a total of $8.0B

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Post-IPO Debt
Jul 2021
$8B
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Equity
Sep 2019
$666.2M
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Equity
Aug 2018
$317.2M
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Equity
Jan 2018
$11.3M
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Equity
Oct 2016
$348.2M
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Since Salesforce was founded in 1999, it has participated in 12 rounds of funding. In total Salesforce has raised $10.7B. Salesforce's last funding round was on Jul 2021 for a total of $8.0B

Salesforce Investments

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Wiz is a California-based cybersecurity platform that provides solutions such as network security, incident response, and risk analytics for enterprises.
$250M
Oct 10, 2021
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Wiz is a California-based cybersecurity platform that provides solutions such as network security, incident response, and risk analytics for enterprises.
$130M
Mar 16, 2021
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Melio is a New York-based fintech platform that helps businesses to send and receive payments.
$110M
Jan 24, 2021
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Uhuru is a digital transformation company that provides marketing, system integration, cloud management and IoT consulting services for businesses.
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Jan 05, 2021
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Bringg is an Israel-based delivery and fulfillment cloud platform that provides solutions such as last mile delivery, routing and dispatch for retail and logistics sectors.
$30M
Apr 06, 2020
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These are all the companies that Salesforce has invested in. Salesforce has invested 73 companies and its latest investment was Wiz in Oct 10,. Wiz is a California-based cybersecurity platform that provides solutions such as network security, incident response, and risk analytics for enterprises.

Salesforce News

October 20, 2021MarketScreener

The Unexpected Ways Chatbots Will Drive Equity in Education

(marketscreener.com) Salesforce.org Education Cloud GM Susan Morrow shares her take on an unlikely te... See more »
October 19, 2021IT Web

Salesforce eyes massive job creation, revenue growth in SA

The US-based firm estimates Salesforce and its ecosystem of partners will generate 31 800 new jobs an... See more »
October 16, 2021TechGenYZ

Segmentation solutions in Salesforce Marketing Cloud with no SQL

Segmentation is an essential aspect of marketing. By dividing your customers into different groups, y... See more »
October 16, 2021NPR

Marc Benioff shows that CEOs can go beyond profit and champion for social justice

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has become the poster child of a new generation of corporate executives w... See more »

Salesforce Blogs

May 15, 2018Salesforce Blog

Best Practices for Recurring Revenue Businesses

No matter the size of your company or what industry you work in, we know that revenue is top of mind.... See more »
May 15, 2018Salesforce Blog

Trailblazer Voices: Inspiring the Next Generation of Trailblazers Through the Karibu Coding Club in Kenya

In Thika, Kenya, a 25-year-old Trailblazer is educating the next generation of coders at the Karibu C... See more »
May 15, 2018Salesforce Blog

Bridging the Trust Gap in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

As privacy and security breaches continue to grab headlines around the world, consumers are increasin... See more »
May 12, 2018Salesforce Blog

Local's Guide to Chicago During Connections 2018

Known for its stunning architecture and beautiful skyline near the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago i... See more »
May 11, 2018Salesforce Blog

3 Quick Ways to Discover Whats Hot in the Salesforce Summer 18 Release

Let's face it. New releases have a way of sneaking up on us, and sometimes it's hard to keep up. We k... See more »
May 11, 2018Salesforce Blog

Wealth Management Basecamp: Top Three Keynote Takeaways

After months of anticipation, our Financial Services team headed to the Windy City last March to host... See more »
May 10, 2018Salesforce Blog

Do You Need a New Lens for Digital Transformation in the Communications Industry?

The communications industry is at a critical juncture. Changing customer expectations and competitive... See more »

Salesforce Press Releases

September 14, 2021PRWeb

Measurabl Closes $50 Million Series C, Expands World's Leading ESG Technology Platform for Real Estate

The round comes as Measurabl adds new partners, expands services globally.(PRWeb September 14, 2021)R... See more »
September 9, 2021EIN Presswire

A5 is now a Salesforce Summit Partner

PLEASANTON, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, September 9, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- A5, a Salesforce Ven... See more »
July 29, 2021PRWeb

Global employee experience leader Culture Amp raises USD$100M to help organizations deliver on new world of work

Led by TDM Growth Partners and Sequoia Capital China, with new investor Salesforce Ventures joining F... See more »
June 11, 2021WebProNews

Salesforce Reworking Operations to be Slack-First

WebProNews Salesforce Reworking Operations to be Slack-First Salesforce is doubling down on its Slack... See more »
June 11, 2021StreetInsider

Popmenu Raises $65M Funding Round Led by Tiger Global to Accelerate A.I.-Powered Digital Solution for Restaurants

New investor Salesforce joins existing investors Bedrock Capital, Base10 Partners and Felicis Venture... See more »
May 27, 2021StreetInsider

Salesforce Announces the First Global Dreamforce

SAN FRANCISCO, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Â Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), the global leader in CRM, today ... See more »
May 13, 2021PR Newswire

Salesforce Recommends Stockholders Reject "Mini-Tender" Offer by Tutanota LLC

SAN FRANCISCO, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), the global leader in CRM, today a... See more »

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Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) is a software company headquartered in San Francisco, California. Salesforce is best known for its eponymous CRM product. Salesforce was founded in 1999 by Marc Benioff, Parker Harris, Dave Moellenhoff, and Frank Dominguez. Sale...

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Salesforce's Chairman & CEO, Marc Benioff, currently has an approval rating of 99%. Salesforce's primary competitors are Oracle, SAP & Adobe.

Frequently Asked Questions about Salesforce

  1. When was Salesforce founded?

    Salesforce was founded in 1999
  2. Who is Salesforce's CEO?

    Salesforce's CEO is Marc Benioff
  3. How much revenue does Salesforce generate?

    Salesforce generates $23.5B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Salesforce have?

    Salesforce has historically raised $10.7B in funding
  5. Where is Salesforce's headquarters?

    Salesforce's headquarters is in San Francisco California, USA
  1. How many employees does Salesforce have?

    Salesforce has 35,000 employees
  2. What sector does Salesforce operate in?

    Salesforce is in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Sales Enablement
  3. Who are Salesforce's competitors?

    Salesforce's top competitors are Oracle, SAP, Adobe
  4. Who has Salesforce invested in?

    Salesforce's has invested in companies such as Wiz, Wiz, Melio