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Growing the Revenue Intelligence Category: Gong’s Series E Funding

By Amit Bendov, June 3, 2021

We started Gong exactly five years ago. We dreamt of a future where businesses understand the true reality of their customers, instead of being guided by biased opinions.  In this future, sales and service professionals are superheroes, solving their customer’s most critical problems.  In this future, buyers are delighted in every interaction with their vendors.  […]

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Gong Raises $65M Led By Sequoia Capital

By Amit Bendov, December 3, 2019

I am excited to update that we have secured an additional $65M in funding. The round was led by Sequoia Capital bringing our total capital raised to $134M.   Sequoia is one of Silicon Valley’s most enduring venture capital firms, investing in legendary companies including Apple and Google and breakthrough companies like Dropbox and Stripe.  We […]

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Goodbye Opinions. Hello, Reality.

By Amit Bendov, November 5, 2019

Years ago, I was running a business intelligence software company and everything was going right for it. Growth, employee retention and happiness, sales numbers, customer satisfaction, plus we just completed a successful round of funding. I couldn’t have asked for more. Then, sales started to slip.  It caught me off guard, but with the success we had […]

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