Infusionsoft Honored by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship
CEO Clate Mask Among 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs at 2013 Builders +
CHANDLER, Ariz., Oct. 30, 2013
CHANDLER, Ariz., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is
recognizing Infusionsoft CEO Clate Mask as one of the 100 Most Intriguing
Entrepreneurs of 2013 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Marana, Arizona.
Goldman Sachs selected Mask as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple
industries to be honored at the three-day event. As CEO of Infusionsoft, Mask
is leading the company on its mission to create and dominate the market of
all-in-one sales and marketing software for small businesses. Under his
leadership, Infusionsoft has landed three rounds of venture capital including
a $54million Series C led by Goldman Sachs. Infusionsoft has been
experiencing record growth adding 240 jobs in the last 18 months.
"It's really exciting to have Goldman Sachs recognize us for our innovation
and economic impact," says Mask. "Infusionsoft is out to change the world for
small business. We are making a big difference in the lives of our customers,
and when small businesses succeed, it boosts the economy and creates jobs in
"We are honored to recognize Clate Mask as one of the most intriguing
entrepreneurs of 2013," said David Solomon, co-head of investment banking at
Goldman Sachs. "This is the second year for the summit and our goal remains
the same. We pair seasoned and emerging entrepreneurs -- the builders and
innovators -- from a diverse set of industries to discuss how to make vital,
enduring companies that reshape industries and boost the world's economies
This recognition adds to an already impressive list of awards received by
Mask. He has been recognized as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year
finalist, a Top 100 Small Business Influencer by Small Business Trends, CEO of
the Year by the Phoenix Business Journal's Arizona Corporate Excellence
Awards, and Business Leader of the Year by the Arizona Technology Council.
For more than 140 years, Goldman Sachs has been advising and financing
entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their businesses. In addition to
honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the summit consists of general sessions and
clinics led by Goldman Sachs experts, seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and
business leaders as well as resident scholars.
Infusionsoft provides an all-in-one sales and marketing software for small
businesses. Its Web-based system helps small businesses automatically market
to get more customers, grow sales and save time. The privately held,
seven-time Inc. 500/5000 company is based in Chandler, Ariz. and is funded by
Goldman Sachs, Mohr Davidow Ventures and Signal Peak Ventures. For more
information, visit www.infusionsoft.com.
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