Press Releases

Here at Gainsight, we’re all about delivering Success for All. Check out all the newsworthy ways we’re doing that for our company and our customers below.

September 16, 2020

Gainsight Recognized in The 2020 Forbes Cloud 100 List for Fifth Consecutive Year

SAN FRANCISCO (September 16, 2020) – Gainsight has been named to the Forbes 2020 Cloud 100, the definitive ranking of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world, published by Forbes in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures. “While new customer growth has traditionally been the focal point for many organizations, the pandemic shifted businesses’ focus to existing customers. 2020 has proven that customer success is existential and imperative to a company’s near-term and long-term profitability,” said Nick Mehta, Gainsight CEO. “This award is a recognition of the collective efforts by the customer success community and the Gainsight team in making customer-centricity the best path toward driving sustainable business growth.” As part of the rigorous selection process for the Forbes 2020 Cloud 100, Bessemer Venture Partners received submissions from hundreds of cloud startups. The Cloud 100 Judging Panel, made up of public cloud company CEOs, reviewed the data to select, score, and rank the top 100 private cloud companies from all over the world. The evaluation process involved ranking companies across four factors: market leadership (35%), estimated valuation (30%), operating metrics (20%), and people & culture (15%). “The private cloud ecosystem continues to mature in light of […]

August 28, 2020

Gainsight and SV Academy, supported by Insight Partners, Launch Program to Expand Equal Opportunities in Customer Success; Sponsorship Led by Box, Boomi, Checkout.com, Genesys, Flatiron Health, Udemy and More.

More than $600,000 in Commitments Have Been Secured to Launch First-Ever Customer Success Associate Program, Expanding Opportunity for Candidates Underrepresented in One of the Most In-Demand Careers  [San Francisco, CA – August 28, 2020] – Gainsight, the Customer Success (CS) company, and SV Academy, the employer-driven online vocational school that provides access to high-growth careers, publicly launched the CS YOU Program today. The program offers training and placement in entry-level Customer Success Associate roles. Gainsight, SV Academy, Insight Partners, and the Charter Partners are united in the mission to expand wages and create an inclusive Customer Success industry representing people of all backgrounds. The role of the Customer Success Manager (CSM) has become one of the hottest careers in Technology as the 6th-most promising job in the world. Currently, 72% of CSM professionals work in the Software and IT industry and, by Gainsight’s estimate, only about eight percent of CSMs are Black or LatinX – significantly below the US population. The launch of the CS YOU program will fuel the top of the funnel with an inclusive pool of outstanding CS talent. Gainsight is partnering with SV Academy to design a tailored early career path for Customer Success Associates—an entry-level […]

May 14, 2020

Gainsight Announces First Complete Customer Success Ecosystem, Gainsight Sightline

[San Francisco, CA – May 14, 2020] – Gainsight, the Customer Success company, today announced the first complete customer success ecosystem—Gainsight Sightline, the only community-enhanced customer success technology exchange in the market. The new ecosystem supercharges the path to value across customer success technologies via Sightline Vault, a one-stop-shop for Gainsight best practices, templates, playbooks, and more, fueled by contributions from Gainsight’s customer community, and Sightline Integrations, a robust and growing collection of high-impact integrations and technology configurations, created in collaboration with over 50 partners. Delivering value to customers is more important than ever in the current economic environment. Today, the risk of customer churn is heightened, and organizations are forced to deliver results with fewer resources. Gainsight Sightline is well-timed to give customer success teams a win by decreasing the time to value from their technologies. Customers using Sightline partners will be able to make data, tasks, or workflows across the customer success tech stack easier to connect—simplifying the team’s day-to-day and facilitating more relevant engagement, faster. Sightline Vault taps into Gainsight’s customer community—the world’s largest group of customer success professionals. Customers will benefit from an open-source library of solutions that invites innovative peers, including 34% of Cloud 100 […]

May 13, 2020

Gainsight Unveils The Gainsight Horizon Experience—A Simple, Intuitive and Beautiful Product Experience

At Pulse Everywhere, Gainsight Announced A Transformational User Experience, and the only community-enhanced; customer success technology exchange. [San Francisco, CA – May 13, 2020] — Gainsight, the Customer Success company, announced today at their virtual Pulse conference, a complete transformation of the product experience across all current and future products —The Gainsight Horizon Experience. The simple, intuitive, and beautiful design system provides an efficiency boost and faster time-to-value making the powerful Gainsight platform even more critical for preventing churn and protecting your business right now. The Experience You Want With The Power You Need The Gainsight Horizon Experience is the company’s innovative design system built on the Gainsight NXT platform, allowing customers to integrate with the CRM of their choice for faster value, a stunning UI, and maximum flexibility. The Gainsight Horizon Experience delivers on three pillars to deliver a first of its kind experience to customer success and product professionals. SIMPLE – Work more efficiently than ever. The Horizon Experience simplifies your day-to-day tasks, making the most important signals even clearer, conforming to common use cases, and giving step-by-step guidance through the most sophisticated workflows. INTUITIVE – Realize value quickly. Gainsight’s Horizon Experience leverages common patterns from consumer technologies […]

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31 August, 2020

WSJ: Insight Backs Internship Program Focused on Diversity

Gainsight, a software company backed by Insight Partners, is forming a partnership aimed at bringing greater diversity to an increasingly important role in the software and technology industries: customer success associates.  

28 August, 2020
25 August, 2020

Awards

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