yearly archives: 2017

Announcing Crunchbase for Salesforce
Jun 20, 2017 by Denise Stephan

We’re excited to announce that you can now access Crunchbase for Salesforce with Crunchbase Enterprise, giving you access to real-time company data right in your Salesforce. Sales teams can now automatically contextualize prospects to prioritize their pipeline and identify key buy signals. Discover opportunities by customizing alerts regarding important milestones and growth signals of prospects….

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94% Of Female Founders Experience Bias In Fundraising. We Want To Fix It.
May 02, 2017 by Gené Teare

Whilst fundraising is challenging for most entrepreneurs, and building a company is hard for all, it can be more so for women. Overcoming implicit bias and breaking into  predominantly male venture networks adds to the battle. To better understand the challenges women face in fundraising, Crunchbase spoke to Lisa Wang, co-founder of SheWorx. Through their…

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Buy signals in the startup economy
Apr 17, 2017 by Denise Stephan

In today’s competitive sales landscape, you’re only as good as your next deal. That’s why gathering industry data, researching prospects, and maintaining competitive intelligence is critical to finding the next big prospect to close. As companies grow, there are key moments in their development that can tell you the right moment to reach out. Which…

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Growing our team with an $18M Series B
Apr 06, 2017 by Jager McConnell

Today, I’m excited to announce that we’re taking the next steps in order to grow as a company. Crunchbase has raised $18M in a Series B round led by Mayfield, a firm with a strong investment history in business-facing startups, and we’re announcing the launch of Crunchbase Enterprise. It’s been a big year for Crunchbase….

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Discover opportunities: Update your Crunchbase Investor Profile
Mar 20, 2017 by Denise Stephan

Impress potential investments With a place for companies to track your exits and successful investments, you’ll be sure to attract unicorns. Track your portfolio companies and your follow-on investments List your portfolio companies and their successes to attract other great companies Feature your partners Draw attention to your firm’s Partner’s investments and their achievements at…

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Stand out in the crowd and stay updated in Crunchbase
Mar 17, 2017 by Denise Stephan

Identify the investors that are best for you Thousands of investors use Crunchbase daily to find their next investment.   Put your best face forward Increase brand exposure and appear on searches where companies, investors, or journalists look to partner with, invest in, acquire or write about companies in your sector.   Get discovered Jump…

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Be your own Professor: Teach yourself Crunchbase Pro Statistics
Mar 07, 2017 by Denise Stephan

Want to see statistical analysis but didn’t get a Masters in stats? The Crunchbase Pro Statistics tool helps you quickly analyze your search, your custom list, or the entire Crunchbase dataset in a snap. Tips: The tool is in the upper right hand corner of your search results. Statistics apply to the whole search–not just…

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How Crunchbase Pro Saved Frank’s Valentine’s Day
Feb 14, 2017 by Samantha Mullett

It’s the morning of February 14th, just another workday in the life of Frank, sales director at the Bay Area headquarters of CloudStuff, Inc. A conscientious and thoughtful fellow, he is what his mother—and more importantly, his girlfriend Marisa—consider “an eligible bachelor”. During his first morning meeting, his favorite sales rep, Jen, asks, “Frank, what’d…

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