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September 07, 2016 10:19 ET

Gainsight Is Named to First-Ever Forbes 2016 World's Best 100 Cloud Companies List

CEO Nick Mehta to Appear in October 4th Issue of Forbes Magazine

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 7, 2016) - Gainsight™, the Customer Success company, is named to the first-ever Forbes 2016 Cloud 100, the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world, developed in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners. To view the list, please visit www.forbes.com/cloud100.

The list will appear in the October 4, 2016 issue of Forbes magazine.

"Our team at Gainsight is motivated by the mission before us -- to revolutionize the way companies grow by helping customers drive outcomes with their products and services," said Nick Mehta, CEO at Gainsight. "We want to thank the folks at Forbes and Bessemer Venture Partners for recognizing the progress we've made against that big vision. We're honored to be in amazing company with the other award recipients."

"There is incredible innovation happening in the Salesforce ecosystem and we're delighted to work closely with Gainsight to make our customers even more successful," said John Somorjai, EVP of Corporate Development and Salesforce Ventures.

"Cloud companies are revolutionizing how businesses reach their customers today from digitizing painful old processes to allowing them more time to focus on what they really care about -- what makes their products unique," said Forbes editor of the Cloud 100 list Alex Konrad. "Inclusion in the Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 list recognizes a company for its financial growth and excellence as recognized by customers and peers."

"These are the companies to watch!" said Byron Deeter, a leading cloud investor and partner at Bessemer Venture Partners. "The Forbes Cloud 100 companies represent the very best private companies in cloud computing. We will see big IPOs and category killers emerge from this list as the cloud computing continues to propel the trillion-dollar software industry."

Methodology
The first-ever Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 list profiles the world's top-tier private companies leading the cloud technology revolution, plus twenty rising stars within the field. With advancements in software, cloud security, or platform development, these companies are redefining the future for all industries and sectors.

Forbes, in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners, received hundreds of submissions to identify the most promising private companies in cloud. The Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 was selected by a panel of judges representing leading public cloud companies, using qualitative and quantitative data submitted by nominees, along with publicly available third-party data sources.

Recognition
Every company named to the Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 is recognized in print and online by Forbes, and Forbes' partners Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures. The companies also receive physical awards and digital badges signifying their inclusion on this exclusive list, as well as an invitation to the celebratory Cloud 100 Awards Dinner, hosted in San Francisco by Forbes, Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures.

About Gainsight
Gainsight™, the Customer Success company, helps businesses grow faster by reducing churn, increasing upsell, and driving customer advocacy. Gainsight's product helps you touch customers effectively, track customer health consistently and transform the way your company orients around the customer. Gainsight provides a 360° view of customers and drives retention across Customer Success, sales, marketing, executive and product management. Learn how leading companies like Adobe, Box, DocuSign, HP, Marketo, Nutanix and Workday use Gainsight to help their customers succeed at www.gainsight.com.

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