SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nimble today announced it has been selected to join Microsoft’s Seattle Accelerator, an immersive development and go-to-market program tailor-made for later-stage startups that want to scale by capturing enterprise customers. Microsoft Accelerator Program accelerates the success of innovative, enterprise-ready companies like Nimble, by providing unprecedented access to top Microsoft partners and customers, powerful business connections, and technical knowledge.
“Joining Microsoft’s Seattle Accelerator program is an important step in our far-reaching collaboration with Microsoft’s product teams, business teams and its global reseller partners,” said Nimble CEO Jon Ferrara. “Virtually every Office 365 customer needs a simple social sales and marketing CRM to effectively engage with customers by centralizing and sharing customer knowledge and social insights across the organization. As our shared customers grow and their needs become more complex, Nimble’s integrations with Microsoft’s cloud-based products will help companies scale.”
“We are excited to bring these amazing startups onboard to Microsoft Accelerator in Seattle,” said Raghav Kher, Managing Director, Microsoft Accelerator Seattle. “Together we can deliver compelling solutions to our customers and help startups accelerate their growth.”
Unlike traditional accelerator programs that help early-stage startups identify product market fit and educate with basic curriculum, Microsoft’s global accelerator program is designed to help mature startups scale every aspect of the business. The program includes:
- Unprecedented access to top Microsoft partners and customers, technical knowledge, premier engineering, go-to-market and co-sales
- Direct support from Microsoft’s Azure Engineering Team, with 15-minute response times
- Development of co-marketing materials, marketplace promotions, and listings in Microsoft’s customer-facing catalogs
- Dedicated Microsoft channel managers responsible for integrating Nimble into its planning and sales cycles programs
- Incentives that reward channel partners for selling Nimble to Microsoft cloud services customers within the first three months
Nimble - The Simple Smart CRM for Microsoft Office 365
Nimble is the Simple CRM for Office 365 providing a unified social sales and marketing CRM for individuals and small teams. Nimble is available on and is integrated with Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Outlook Desktop, Microsoft Outlook Mobile on iOS and Microsoft Outlook Mobile on Android, Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Edge.
ABOUT NIMBLE – Nimble is the award-winning social sales and marketing CRM for individuals and teams. Every day, people use it to successfully nurture their personal and business relationships across email and social networks such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Ranked #1 in Overall Satisfaction by G2 Crowd, Nimble combines the strengths of traditional CRM, classic contact management, social media, sales intelligence and marketing automation into a powerful social selling solution that delivers relationship insights everywhere you work including G Suite, Outlook, Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge, Hootsuite, iOS and Android. Nimble was founded by Jon Ferrara, the co-founder of GoldMine, a pioneer of Salesforce Automation, CRM, Relationship Management and Marketing Automation. For more information, visit www.nimble.com. Connect with Nimble on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.
Located in Santa Monica, CA, Nimble is in the heart of the Southern California Silicon Beach tech community. Nimble Voted Most Loved Santa Monica Tech Startup of 2017.
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