Pipedrive | March 08, 2023
Pipedrive, the simple and effective sales Customer relationship management (CRM) for small businesses, announced that it has reached 400 app integrations on a constantly expanding ecosystem, the Pipedrive Marketplace, designed to let users sync business data seamlessly. Pipedrive also confirmed its expansion strategy for the ecosystem in 2023 in order to continue delivering value to its customers and assist them in closing more deals more quickly.
With over 400 app connectors and integrations, the Pipedrive Marketplace enables users to synchronize their data across multiple systems all in one place.
Shaun Shirazian, CPO of Pipedrive, said, “Our ecosystem is all about amplifying Pipedrive’s value.” He added, “How effective a CRM is depends on how well it interfaces with the rest of the organization and the tools used by different teams. By integrating Pipedrive, an easy-to-use and effective sales-first CRM, with apps available through our third-party ecosystem, we can offer small businesses a complete, customizable and agile tech stack that covers the revenue management lifecycle and supports their growth.”
(Source – Business Wire)
“With a user satisfaction rating of over 4.25 out of 5, the ecosystem has already become integral for most Pipedrive customers,” further stated Shirazian. “Today, nearly 60% of Pipedrive’s total userbase and more than 82% of its high-value customers have integrated their CRM with other apps. We hope to see that percentage grow this year by expanding the selection of available apps in our Marketplace.”
(Source – Business Wire)
Over 132,000 users downloaded at least one application from the Pipedrive Marketplace in 2022. Bots and messaging, marketing automation, phone and video calls, and lead generation were the most popular app categories. Earlier this year, Pipedrive API was acknowledged as one of the most prominent APIs for developers by Postman, the world's leading public center for API design, development, and testing.
Pipedrive, founded in 2010, is a global CRM and intelligent revenue management solution for small businesses. The company is currently utilized by revenue teams at over 1,000,000 enterprises around the globe. Pipedrive's headquarters are in New York, and maintains offices throughout Europe and the United States. It is supported by Vista Equity Partners, Insight Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Atomico, DTCP, and Rembrandt Venture Partners.
Innoveo | March 16, 2023
On March 15, 2023, Innoveo, a leading provider of no-code technology for insurance enterprises, announced the release of its accelerator for the small commercial insurance space. The accelerator aims to empower insurers to quickly launch and offer personalized insurance to the booming small and medium enterprises (SME) market.
To improve penetration in this flourishing market, the accelerator offers customizable insurance products that allow small businesses to adjust their coverage to their specific needs. The user-friendly digital interface simplifies the insurance purchasing process. At the same time, automated underwriting and real-time data analysis enable enterprises to analyze their risks and make informed decisions about their coverage.
By using this accelerator, innovative insurers can swiftly develop in this burgeoning yet underserved market, increase customer loyalty, and drive informed cross- and up-sell opportunities. Innoveo's Small Commercial Insurance Solution also provides many benefits to small business owners, including streamlined processes, cost savings and improved customer experience.
Small business insurance provides vital financial protection against a wide range of risks, giving business owners peace of mind. A BOP combines commercial liability insurance, commercial property insurance, business interruption insurance, commercial auto insurance, professional liability insurance and worker's compensation insurance.
The Small Business insurance accelerator adds to the leading Innoveo Skye platform, which includes ready-made accelerators and products that can be adjusted and configured to insurer needs. In addition, Innoveo's integrated development environment automates a substantial percentage of the application development process, resulting in 5-10x productivity improvements with up to 75% fewer technical resources.
Founded in 2007, Innoveo is a leading provider of no-code technology for the insurance industry. The company is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, and has offices in New York, Hong Kong, Budapest, and Valencia. Its mission is to empower insurers to rapidly develop and deploy innovative products and services to meet the evolving needs of their customers. Innoveo's no-code platform, Innoveo Skye, allows insurers to quickly build and customize insurance products without extensive coding or technical resources. This enables insurers to quickly bring new products to market and respond to changing market demands. Its solutions have been widely adopted by some of the world's leading insurers, including AIG, Zurich, and Generali. The company has also won numerous awards for its innovative technology and commitment to customer success.
Budderfly | March 09, 2023
On March 8, 2023, Budderfly, a leading sustainability partner for firms with recurring footprints, announced a major contract with Carrier, a global heating, refrigeration and air conditioning solutions provider. Under the agreement, Budderfly will install thousands of Carrier's most efficient commercial packaged rooftop units in small and medium-sized businesses across the United States, with a particular focus on fast food, quick service, and casual dining restaurants. The move is expected to help Budderfly's clients save money and reduce their carbon footprint.
Budderfly has acquired over 2,000 of Carrier's WeatherExpert® ultra high-efficiency single-packaged rooftop HVAC units with Puron® (R-410A) refrigerant, which will be delivered in the second quarter of this year. This model is Carrier's most energy-efficient commercial packaged rooftop unit to date and meets a variety of high-efficiency criteria, including exceeding the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) 90.1, ENERGY STAR® efficiency thresholds, the Department of Energy's Advanced RTU Challenge, , and Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) criteria.
Budderfly's solutions are available to customers at no upfront cost, and cost savings are generated from energy-efficient upgrades as well as energy usage and demand management, monitoring, and optimization services.
Budderfly's Founder & CEO Al Subbloie commented, "With this agreement, small and medium-sized enterprises' will have greater access to high-efficiency heating and cooling systems." He further emphasized, "The few available units often go to the highest bidder, making it hard for small and medium-sized businesses, including many fast-food franchises, to access these units. With our high-volume commitment on behalf of these businesses, Budderfly will be able to offer greater access and shorter installation timeframes to our customers."
(Source – Business Wire)
Budderfly is a rapidly expanding Energy Efficiency as a Service (EEaaS) firm in the US, specializing in sustainability partnerships with businesses that have regular footprints, including retail franchises, restaurant chains, assisted living facilities, and others. It provides a combination of patented technologies, equipment upgrades, and proprietary energy software installation, monitoring, and management services to its customers without any upfront costs. These solutions help businesses lower their energy bills, reduce their carbon footprint, enhance operational reliability, and offer an improved experience to customers and employees. The company was ranked #2 among energy companies and #10 overall on the Inc. 5000 America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies list for 2021.