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Zendesk Files IPO for Up to $150 Million; Acquires Zopim Technologies

April 10, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal

Zendesk has more than 40,000 customer accounts, increased revenue 88% over last year to $72 million, and has 41% of its top line customers outside the U.S. In a separate announcement, Zendesk acquired Zopim Technologies Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based provider of live chat software, to expand the chat capabilities of its customer service platform.

Percolate Raises $24M Round Led By Sequoia To Help Brands Create Social Media Content

March 18, 2014 | TechCrunch

Percolate was founded to solve a huge problem: global brands were struggling to create highly engaging content across social media platforms. Many top brands - Budweiser, Red Bull and Unilever use Percolate's SaaS platform for content marketing. In Q4 2012, GGV led the company’s $9 million Series A financing with participation from existing investors First Round Capital and Lerer Ventures.

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