Marketing Automation - Midmarket Software Data Quadrant Awards, naming four vendors as gold medalists. UF startup SharpSpring was one of the gold medalists.
When Rick Carlson founded UF startup SharpSpring in 2012, he didn't think of himself as a CEO. “My co-founder and I were doing whatever it took to survive,” Carlson says, and they were responsible for everything from software development to buying office supplies. In the early days of the automated marketing software company, “there were so many failures it was hard to name them all,” according to Carlson.
Constant Contact, an established leader in online marketing, backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. and Siris Capital, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire UF startup SharpSpring, Inc., a leading cloud-based sales and marketing automation platform, in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $240 million including outstanding indebtedness.
UF startup SharpSpring, Inc., a leading cloud-based sales and marketing automation platform, announced that it has been named first place for Best Usability, Best Feature Set Award and Best Customer Support on TrustRadius, a B2B software technology review platform.
The Greater Gainesville Chamber of Commerce hosted their 2020 Business Awards before a limited crowd of guests at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and numerous others via live stream.