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TechCRUNCH Having Success With Code Bootcamps: A Guide For Employers And Bootcamp Grads

November 2015

"I’ve heard quite a lot of skepticism about the coding bootcamps and, frankly, wouldn’t have considered hiring tech talent from them myself if the folks over at Cogo Labs hadn’t had success with it first.

To date, we’ve hired eight employees from Launch Academy and General Assembly and have been very happy with what they’ve been able to achieve since joining. In fact, they’ve meaningfully accelerated our development timelines in more than a dozen key initiatives."

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Retail TouchPoints Simpli Home Cuts Product Launch Times By 75% With Data Management Solution

November 2015

"When Simpli Home experienced a significant growth spurt three years ago, it brought benefits — and, as is often the case, a new set of business challenges. The furniture importer, which sells its products through major e-Commerce sites, including Amazon, Overstock.com, Macy's and Walmart, had started out selling only a small range of products. But as its offerings grew, the task of preparing product content for multiple web sites grew along with them — by leaps and bounds."

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Business Wire Data Reveals Major Brands Aren’t Ready for the Future of E-Commerce

November 2015

"Salsify, the only SaaS platform that powers the seamless creation and exchange of rich product content for products on the digital shelf, today released market research data revealing that major brands are concerned about their level of preparedness for the future of e-commerce."

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Business Wire Salsify Sees 479% Y-o-Y Growth

October 2015

"Salsify, the only SaaS platform that powers the seamless creation and exchange of rich product content for products on the digital shelf, today announced record year-over-year growth of 479% percent. In addition to the recent close of the company’s $16.6M Series B funding, partnerships with 1WorldSync, Walmart, and Google have fueled Salsify’s growth and leadership in the market as an essential platform for keeping pace with today’s ever changing e-commerce landscape."

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VentureFizz Engineering Spotlight: Salsify

October 2015

"Our small but growing team hails from a variety of backgrounds and we all have one thing in common - we share a passion for understanding and solving our users’ problems by writing great software.

Most of us found our way to Salsify after stints at other Boston based tech companies but we all wanted to have the opportunity to build a company and product from the ground up. Our goal is to build a global network through which product information flows between companies instantly, seamlessly, and without hassle."

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Chain Store Age Marbles smartens store and site operations with Salsify

July 2015

"When a retailer includes the word “brain” right in its name, a certain level of operational intelligence is expected. For 30-plus-unit specialty educational toy and game retailer Marbles: The Brain Store, smartening up operations has included organizing product data on the Salsify product information management platform to provide merchandise intelligence across the organization."

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NRF All the Right Words

July 2015

"How can a retailer or consumer goods manufacturer ensure it has the right product information in the right place? The difficulty of providing accurate, timely information has become even more pronounced, given the increasing number of channels through which many companies now offer their products, as well as the explosion in the number of products many retailers carry."

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Gartner Blog Network The Future of Global Data Synchronization (GDSN) 2.0…maybe

June 2015

"Some years ago global data sync was conceived.  This was a retail/consumer good initiative that has since gone through dramatic changes.  It was born during the dot.com era and suffered from that era’s hubris.  The original design, known as UCCnet was for a massively large central data store for all rich product data for all suppliers and all retailers on the planet earth.  I still remember the first public presentation-sitting their listen to the incredulous ‘vision’ that clearly would have made Oracle very happy.  Clearly it never could work as conceived."

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The CPCStrategy Blog 15 Leading Product Information Management (PIM) Software Solutions for Retailers

February 2015

"Salsify is a cloud-based PIM platform that gives everyone across your organization access to the same, real-time data from anywhere in the world."

"Retailer fit: Ideal for retailers with a lot of cooks in the kitchen. Its flexible permissions, collaborative tools and audit history capabilities make it perfect for big teams with lots of ever-changing product data."

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CRN The 20 Coolest Cloud Software Vendors Of The 2015 Cloud 100

January 2015

"For many e-commerce companies, exchanging information about products can be a business bottleneck. Salsify offers a cloud-based product content management system that manufacturers, distributors and retailers use to create and distribute the product content, such as images and product specifications, needed for e-commerce."

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AppAloud 5 Top Cloud Computing Companies To Watch Out For In 2015

December 2014

"The company is looking to simplify inventory management for e-commerce companies. It’s a well-known issue that affects e-commerce companies of all sizes and shapes. Salsify is also looking at offering product information management using the cloud that can offer a cost-effective method of solving the problem as opposed to the conventional alternatives which cost millions to set up initially."

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PRWeb Salsify and Ideosity Announce Partnership

August 2014

"Salsify today announced a partnership with Ideosity, positioning the boutique consultancy to perform implementations of Salsify’s Product Content Management software. In addition, the partnership offers Ideosity the opportunity to provide their extensive PIM expertise to Salsify’s current and potential customers."

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VentureBeat 3 examples of why Twitter’s struggles with vision are a learning moment

December 2014

"(I’ve seen great entrepreneurs like the team at Salsify, get dollars from customers before they even have a product, based on their compelling vision. It helped me make diligence calls before I invested and, more importantly, because they delivered on their vision, they’re building even greater trust with customers and winning even bigger deals now. Customer revenue is the best funding.)"

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Boston Globe Boston start-up’s pedigree attracts big venture firms

September 2013

"Three former colleagues from Endeca Technologies who joined forces to found the technology start-up Salsify Inc. have attracted backing from two powerful Boston venture firms, Matrix Partners and North Bridge Venture Partners."

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Forbes Salsify Raises $8 Million To Usurp Another Legacy Software System

September 2013

"Salsify, based in Boston, provides cloud-based software that helps ecommerce companies share, manage and clean their inventory data. Large ecommerce companies receive dozens of different data sets from suppliers, providing information like price, color, ingredients, descriptions, specs and other attributes depending on the products. Since no two data sets are alike, companies often face the painstaking process of reconciling these different data sources into one internal databse, then sharing that document with different departments."

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VentureFizz Salsify Announces $8M Series A Round of Funding

September 2013

"As Rob Gonzalez, Salsify's VP of Marketing and one of the company's co-founders, explained, "To grossly simplify it, if you work for a company that makes digital camera accessories and you launch a new product, you have to get data about that product to your retail and distribution partners and on your own website to actually sell it."

"Today," he said, "that involves copying and pasting the data—sometimes with modifications—into dozens of different spreadsheets and emailing them around, and a month or so later your product might start showing up on websites. With Salsify, we’re aiming to make that data exchange instantaneous."

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Boston Business Journal Endeca vets raise $8M Series A for Salsify

September 2013

"The company says it's developing a new software-as-a-service approach to managing the product content on e-commerce sites.

"Company co-founder Rob Gonzalez says he and his co-founders all were familiar with the "serious pain" of creating and maintaining good product data for e-commerce. That came as a result of their time spent at Cambridge-based Endeca, which provided search and navigation for e-commerce sites such as Home Depot and Target (and was acquired by Oracle for nearly $1.1 billion in 2011)."

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Venture Beat Salsify raises $8M to help e-retailers control data about their products

February 2015

"Salsify has raised $8 million for its cloud-based solution that helps businesses manage the content about their products.

Every product has data associated with it. Salsify’s tools helps manufactures, distributors, and retailers input the data and track it as the product circulates around the Web. It includes tools for collaborative workflow across multiple organizations, so retailers “downstream” can also make edits."

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Salsify Funding in the News

Fortune This software startup could spice up your e-commerce results

July 2015

"Salsify, which specializes in product catalog management, has raised another $16.6 million led by Venrock.

The eccentric copywriting style of the J. Peterman print catalog inspired a running gag on “Seinfeld.” The joke worked because it rang so true: how a product is described can make or break a sale.

That’s especially true in the world of e-commerce."

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BostInno New Money: These Local Companies Raised Millions This Week

July 2015

"The startup makes product-content management software that makes it product data more easily accessible to manufacturers, distributors and retailers. That translates to better collaboration between all parties, richer online shopping experiences for consumers, and ultimately, helps companies gain a competitive advantage in the e-commerce marketplace. Among Salsify’s partners are companies like Walmart and Google, and brands like Newell Rubbermaid, Nine West Holdings, and Bosch."

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Internet Retailer A conduit of product data from suppliers to e-retailers raises $16.6 million

July 2015

"Salsify Inc., whose technology enables manufacturers to distribute product information to online retailers, has raised $16.6 million in its second funding round. In its first round, the Boston-based company raised $8 million in 2013."

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Tech.Co Boston’s Salsify Raises $16.6M Series B Omnichannel Content Platform

July 2015

"This morning, the Boston, MA-based Salsify – a leading SaaS, omnichannel content platform that allows easy and seamless creation and exchange of product content between manufacturers and retail partners – announced that it had raised $16.6 million in Series B funding."

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Boston Business Journal Boston e-commerce tech firm lands $17M, led by Rockefeller family VC firm

July 2015

"Salsify , a Boston company that aims to make e-commerce sites easier to manage, said Monday that it raised $16.6 million in Series B funding, bringing the company's total funding to date to $24.6 million."

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Xconomy Salsify Scores $16.6M More, Looks to Boost Product Content Online

July 2015

"An important deal at the intersection of e-commerce and content management kicks off our post-holiday tech news.

Boston-based Salsify, a startup that makes product-content management software, says it has raised a $16.6 million Series B round led by new investor Venrock."

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