GoodNews: GoodData Newsletter July 2012
GoodData Closes $25 Million Series C Funding
In five short years, GoodData has built a formidable product, beaten aggressive projections and impressed customers and partners alike. It’s triumphant to announce that GoodData has closed $25 million in Series C funding led by Tenaya Capital, with participation from new investor Next World Capital, and existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst Partners, Fidelity Growth Partners and Windcrest Partners. GoodData has raised $53.5 million in total to date.
Yes, Sales Data Does Matter
No matter what your quarterly numbers looked like last month, there is always room for improvement. Especially for those sales executives finishing under target. Read our latest article, Kick Your Sales Into Gear: 5 Foolproof Steps to learn what tools and insights are needed to better plan efforts, forecast your pipeline, manage salespeople, position your product and increase revenues.
Meet a GoodData Partner
G’day to GoodData’s newest partner, GoodData Pty, LTD.This partnership is dedicated to the AsiaPacific region with exclusive GoodData distributor rights for Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore. Led by Managing Director, Chris Gartlan, the establishment of GoodData AsiaPacific will allow GoodData to better serve its global user-base and advance its on-demand BI presence in the AsiaPacific region.
Knowing Your aaS From a Tin Cup
For the uninitiated, the terms cloud computing, SaaS, IaaS, Paas, ASP, on-demand and on-prem can be needlessly confusing. Looking at these offerings at a high level will highlight the differences, though it’s worth noting that in a new and ever-changing industry, nomenclature sometimes morphs along with the technologies. Learn more about as-a-service terminology.
Anthony Lin: Director of Sales Engineering
Meet Anthony Lin, GoodData’s first sales engineer. Known as “SE Jedi” around the GoodData office, Anthony and his team are focused on solving real world BI challenges for GoodData’s customers and partners. When Anthony is not providing technical thought-leadership on all deals, building prototypes, and scoping implementations, Anthony can be found expanding his foodie knowledge out and about in San Francisco with his dog Rex.