Global CRM company Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), announced that Salesforce Ventures, its global corporate investment group, has launched a new $50m Consultant Trailblazer Fund.
The new fund will provide the next generation of cloud consulting companies and digital agencies with the capital required to build and scale their Salesforce services capabilities for the future.
The Consultant Trailblazer Fund will support the Salesforce ecosystem with capital and resources, enabling partners to deliver personalized experiences customers expect and drive customer success with Salesforce Customer 360. This is a step forward as Salesforce works towards its goal of reaching 250,000 certified consultants by 2022.
Salesforce launched its first $50m Consultant Trailblazer Fund in May 2017 and fully committed it in over two years. With that fund, Salesforce Ventures invested in Astound Commerce, ListEngage, Silverline, Simplus and Xertica to accelerate their growth and give teams the resources needed to help companies implement Salesforce technologies.
Since 2009, Salesforce Ventures has invested in more than 375 companies, including DocuSign, GoCardless, Guild Education, nCino, Twilio, Zoom and others across 22 countries.