6sense will contribute 1% of its equity to improve communities around the world
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — DREAMFORCE 2015 — 6sense, a leading predictive intelligence platform for B2B marketing and sales, announced today at Dreamforce that it has joined Pledge 1%, a corporate philanthropy movement dedicated to making the community a key stakeholder in every business. Founded by Atlassian, the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Colorado, Rally Software and the Salesforce Foundation, Pledge 1% empowers companies to donate 1% of product, 1% of equity, or 1% of employee time to improve communities around the world.
6sense is joining an impressive network of entrepreneurs and companies across the globe that have committed to philanthropic efforts through the Pledge 1% movement. By pledging 1% of its equity, 6sense is demonstrating its commitment to philanthropic leadership by supporting nonprofits that focus on building measurable solutions that support and grow communities locally and around the world.
In August, 6sense announced a donation of $87,000 to support Girl Rising, a global campaign for girls’ education. Data shows that every 10% increase in the number of girls who are educated will result in a 3% increase in GDP, making educating girls a measurable solution that changes lives and economies.
Comments on the news:
- “6sense has a greater purpose beyond building a predictive intelligence platform. Data provides us the opportunity to build a successful business, and data holds the key to solving real-world problems,” says 6sense CEO and founder, Amanda Kahlow. “We want to redefine success in business so that all companies compete to not only be the best in the world but also the best for the world.”
- “The Salesforce Foundation is dedicated to changing the way companies think about corporate philanthropy,” said Suzanne DiBianca, president, Salesforce Foundation. “Today, we’re excited that 6sense is joining us in giving their resources back to the community. This is another great example of the power that business has to affect positive change.”
- “We are thrilled that 6sense has joined the Pledge 1% movement and is committed to sharing its success with the community,” said Scott Farquhar, co-founder and co-CEO, Atlassian. “Employees, shareholders, customers, and the community all benefit when a company builds giving back into its DNA. It’s one of the best decisions we ever made.”
- “We believe Pledge 1% is a great step for businesses to become a force for good in the world,” said Ryan Martens, Board Chairman EFCO & Founder/CTO, Rally Software, now part of CA Technologies. “We applaud 6sense for committing a portion of their success to their community stakeholders and social impact.”
6sense’s mission is to provide leading companies with 100 percent visibility into buyers, enabling competitive dominance in their markets. 6sense is the central nervous system powering all marketing, sales and business operations teams. 6sense predicts who will buy what products when and where they are in the buyer’s journey. The company’s predictive intelligence platform helps B2B marketing and sales leaders uncover net-new, in-market prospects based on powerful data science and billions of time-sensitive intent interactions. To learn more about 6sense, visit www.6sense.com.
About Pledge 1%
Pledge 1% was founded in 2014 by Atlassian, the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Colorado, Rally Software and the Salesforce Foundation to accelerate their shared vision around integrating philanthropy into businesses around the world. Pledge 1% encourages and challenges individuals and companies to pledge 1% of equity, product and employee time for their communities, because pledging a small portion of future success can have a huge impact on tomorrow. Pledge 1% offers companies turnkey tools and best practices, making it accessible for any company to incorporate philanthropy into their business model. To learn more or to take the pledge, please visit www.pledge1percent.org.
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