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  • 29 May 2015 13:56

SugarCRM Recognised as a 2015 CNBC Disruptor 50

Exclusive List Identifies Innovative Private Companies “Changing the Economy and Overall Business Landscape”

CUPERTINO, Calif. – May 29, 2015 – SugarCRM Inc., the company that enables businesses to create extraordinary customer relationships with the most innovative, flexible and affordable CRM solution in the market, today announced the company has been named to the 2015 CNBC Disruptor 50, an exclusive list of private, venture-backed companies making a dramatic impact across a variety industries. Companies are selected based on innovation, scalability, amount of venture capital raised, estimated sales, and user growth.

The company recently announced a reimagined vision of CRM as the technology that can power a comprehensive enterprise customer engagement strategy, informing and coordinating all the human and digital touchpoints across the entire customer journey. SugarCRM’s latest product, Sugar 7.6, combines best-in-class business process management with several mobility and user experience enhancements to help people “connect i2i” – individual to individual.

“At SugarCRM, we’re doing two deceptively simple things that are proving to be disruptive to the industry,” said Larry Augustin, CEO, SugarCRM. “First, we’ve kept CRM our sole focus. We think it’s important to be better at CRM than anyone else, and we maintain our focus to achieve that. Second, we’ve dedicated ourselves to deliver on the original promise of CRM: empowering companies and individuals to build extraordinary customer relationships. Inclusion in the CNBC Disruptor 50 is a great validation of the power of this simple idea.”

The 2015 CNBC Disruptor 50 list’s ranked companies have collectively raised more than $22 billion in venture capital to date and employ thousands of people. This is the third annual CNBC Disruptor 50 list. Previous disruptors include Airbnb, Dropbox, Etsy and Uber.

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About SugarCRM SugarCRM enables businesses to create extraordinary customer relationships with the most innovative and affordable customer relationship management (CRM) solution on the market. By placing the individual at the center of its solution, SugarCRM is putting the “i” in CRM and empowering people at all levels of an organisation to better understand and engage with customers. Based in Silicon Valley, SugarCRM is backed by Goldman Sachs, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, NEA and Walden International. More than 1.5M individuals in over 120 countries rely on SugarCRM. To learn more visit SugarCRM or follow @SugarCRM.

NOTE: SugarCRM and the SugarCRM logo are registered trademarks and SugarUX is a service mark of SugarCRM, Inc. Third-party trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

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