Brainshark Closes Successful First Half of 2015 with Customer and Award Wins for Sales Accelerator

"Company Plans Strong, Continued Growth and Expanded Headcount as it Extends Sales Enablement Market Leadership "

WALTHAM, Mass. — July 9, 2015 — Brainshark, Inc., delivering SaaS-based sales enablement solutions that close more deals, capped off the first half of 2015 with leading customer and award wins for its Brainshark Sales Accelerator platform, and plans for continued, aggressive growth. Fueled by demand and momentum for the enterprise solution – and on the heels of expanding its headquarters footprint – Brainshark plans to grow its sales force by 20 percent throughout North America in the second half of the year. The company also plans to hire across its engineering, IT operations, marketing and product management departments as it maintains market leadership and momentum.

With four major award wins this year, the Brainshark Sales Accelerator empowers sales reps to have smarter conversations and close more deals faster, while providing valuable insights into how deals are won. Tightly embedded within Salesforce, the platform provides resources for onboarding, continuous training, prospecting, live presentation delivery, coaching and content development – all right within the CRM system. Easy-to-understand analytics help drive improved content and sales performance.

Leading companies across industries – including technology, financial services, insurance, healthcare and medical devices – join the growing roster of Brainshark Sales Accelerator customers. Notable recent customers include Auction.com; Avention, Inc.; Carbonite; Cleo; Clinical Innovations; Cosentry; Gainsight; Logi Analytics; Metagenics; Ping Identity; Premier, Inc.; Teleflex; and Veracode. 

Launched last October, the Brainshark Sales Accelerator has already been honored in awards programs including:

  • 2015 Customer Sales and Service World Awards. Gold (highest-level) award for a “Best New Product.”
  • 2015 IT World Awards. Gold-level “Best New Product” award in this program hosted by Network Products Guide.
  • 2015 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Gold winner in “Sales Technology Partner of the Year” category.
  • 2015 American Business AwardsSM. Current finalist in the “Best New Product for Integrating Content into the Workflow” category, with Stevie® Award winners to be announced in September.
  • 2014 Mobile Star Awards. Winner of the “Enterprise Mobile Field Sales & CRM” category in this program hosted by MobileVillage.com.

“We’re honored to have the Brainshark Sales Accelerator recognized for its transformative role in sales enablement by both international awards and our customers,” said Robin Saitz, Brainshark chief marketing officer. “Sales productivity is one of the biggest inhibitors to growth for companies of all sizes. We’re passionate about helping organizations conquer this important challenge, and are growing our team to capture this opportunity and stay at the forefront of the market.”

For more information about Brainshark and the Sales Accelerator, please see http://www.brainshark.com/solutions/sales-accelerator.

About Brainshark

Brainshark sales readiness software equips businesses with the training, coaching and content authoring capabilities to achieve sales mastery and outsell the competition. With Brainshark, companies can: prepare sales teams with on-demand training that accelerates onboarding and keeps reps up-to-speed; validate readiness with sales coaching that ensures reps master your message; and empower sales organizations with rich, dynamic content that can be created quickly and accessed anywhere. Thousands of companies – including more than half of the Fortune 100 – rely on Brainshark to identify and close performance gaps, and get better results from their sales enablement initiatives. Learn more at www.brainshark.com.