10 Start-ups That Reached $1 billion in Record Time

10 Start-ups That Reached $1 billion in Record Time

Apttus, which works closely with Salesforce, automates common sales tasks, like assembling proposals, managing contacts and generating invoices and currently boasts more than 600 corporate customers.
How Apttus Bootstrapped Its Way to Unicorn Status

How Apttus Bootstrapped Its Way to Unicorn Status

Around 3,500 representatives from the largest enterprises in the world braved the unseasonal heatwave in San Francisco to attend the Apttus Accelerate conference over in Pier 48 last week. As the doors opened for the show, word spread quickly about the quote-to-cash...
5 Ways Intelligent Agents Are Revolutionizing CPQ

5 Ways Intelligent Agents Are Revolutionizing CPQ

Last week during their annual user conference Accelerate 2017, Apttus demonstrated how their intelligent agent Max could receive voice commands and reduce quoting, pricing and contract delays that commonly occur in sales cycles.
Apttus Snaps to Performant Azure

Apttus Snaps to Performant Azure

Demonstrated on stage during the product keynote they demonstrated that a search that might have taken seconds now took millisecond to produce the response required. They also demonstrated the raid application of configuration rules within the system Where a user...
Apttus – Applying Artificial Intelligence to Quote-to-Cash

Apttus – Applying Artificial Intelligence to Quote-to-Cash

Fast-growing cloud vendor Apttus is helping enterprises improve their quote-to-cash processes by not only breaking down the silos between the functions that have traditionally been applied to these actions – which sit between CRM and ERP, and include quote, contract...
Apttus shows off AI to the Max

Apttus shows off AI to the Max

The keynote at Aptttus Accelerate was gate crashed by Max, the Apttus virtual assistant.  While it is still tagged by the organisation as “the world’s first and only Quote-to-Cash virtual assistant” it became clear that it can become far more than that. Most technical...
But How Are The Lawyers Themselves Embracing Innovation?

But How Are The Lawyers Themselves Embracing Innovation?

Apttus and CLOC couldn’t be more different from an organizational perspective — Apttus is a rapid growth start-up company valued at over a billion dollars, while CLOC is a non-profit organization with the stated goal of “driving positive change across the corporate...
2017 Technology IPOs – 5 Contenders

2017 Technology IPOs – 5 Contenders

With some of the causes of the two-year slowdown in public offerings on the retreat, these companies are expected to take the IPO plunge. Furthermore, more modest IPO pricings, with some exceptions, are anticipated, which will likely boost buyer interest.
Watch Out for These 10 Unicorns in 2017

Watch Out for These 10 Unicorns in 2017

The QTC product helps salespeople price and close deals, especially when pricing is complicated. GE Aviation, for example, uses Apttus to produce quotes for complex products like jet engines, which can consist of thousands of components.
These Tech Startups are IPO Candidates

These Tech Startups are IPO Candidates

Business Insider — January 3, 2017. Predicting IPOs in an unknown market is more of an art than a science. Here are the other companies rumored to be in the running for a 2017 IPO.
Silicon Valley’s Unicorns Could Boost IPO Market

Silicon Valley’s Unicorns Could Boost IPO Market

Reuters — December 30, 206 — more than a dozen expected stock offerings of relatively obscure software firms targeting business customers – such as Apttus, Tintri and Okta – could be just as important in thawing a long-frozen IPO market
These apps will help you sell more and make a lot of money

These apps will help you sell more and make a lot of money

Apttus, a $1 billion software maker that simplifies the contract signing process, has recently published the “Top Sales Trends of 2016” report, and included a list of “Top 10 Sales Tools of 2016,” based on their own conversations with sales...
If I Knew Then: Kirk Krappe

If I Knew Then: Kirk Krappe

This was a key part of my philosophy as I grew up. I learned that if you speak to four people and they all say you shouldn’t do something, that becomes an emphatic “yes!” If you have really smart people saying you can’t do something, and you are able to pull it off...
Apttus planning IPO for first half of 2017

Apttus planning IPO for first half of 2017

Krappe said the growth of Apttus’ revenue validates its valuation of at least $1 billion. Overall, he said the company will focus on growth as a stand-alone company, in addition to monitoring market sentiment, in order to receive a desired public valuation.
Top 30 Most Influential Women in B2B Marketing Technology 2016

Top 30 Most Influential Women in B2B Marketing Technology 2016

Top 30 Most Influential Women in B2B Marketing Technology 2016 Heintz Marketing identified the Top 30 Influential Women in MarTech based on research using LittleBird‘s topic and hashtag search. These MarTech Insiders are well-versed in the dynamics of marketing...