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July 29, 2015 2:26 AM ET

Internet Software and Services

Company Overview of FirstRain, Inc.

Company Overview

FirstRain, Inc. provides Software-as-a-Service based personal business analytics solutions for Fortune 1000 companies. The company’s mobile cross-platform solutions provide sales, marketing, finance, and leadership professionals analytics to their specific company strategy that allows them to understand their customer’s business and their markets. Its analytics technology finds business-focused Web and social media, and delivers it into customer relationship management and social enterprise platforms, including Salesforce.com, Chatter, Microsoft SharePoint, Dynamics and Yammer, Jive, and Oracle. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California with additional off...

1500 Fashion Island Boulevard

Suite 200

San Mateo, CA 94404

United States

Founded in 2000

Phone:

650-356-9040

Fax:

650-571-5367

Key Executives for FirstRain, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 54
Corporate Controller
Chief Operating Officer
Managing Director of India
Vice President of Technology
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

FirstRain, Inc. Key Developments

FirstRain Unveils the FirstRain Orion Release

FirstRain unveiled the FirstRain Orion Release, a new analytics platform that empowers enterprise customers to deliver business-critical and actionable insights to departments, teams and individuals. The Orion Release dramatically increases strategic insight by adding new families of business analytics and the ability to integrate and analyze internal company data with web and social. Orion’s flexible and dynamic architecture is simple to deploy into any enterprise solution. This new architecture is the foundation for the FirstRain Business Analytics Platform, a powerful data science engine that generates smart and simple insights for business professionals. FirstRain derives the Business Web Graph, a constantly changing map of the implicit developments and relationships between companies and within markets, from the complex universe of unstructured business information across the global web, social and internal company data. FirstRain Orion integrates into any enterprise or commercial platform, and gives FirstRain’s customers access to disruptive analytics that drive smart business decisions across their enterprise and out to end users. FirstRain Orion takes business information delivery to the next level by: introducing new families of business analytics, such as marketing campaign enrichment, diverse fact extraction, opportunity and business risk triggers and financial risk analytics to create rich and concise real-time business insights, and enable executives, sales, marketing and finance professionals to make higher quality decisions, using a modern, dynamic and adaptive architecture that builds high precision business data analytics from a broad spectrum of content, delivered together into one user experience, easily integrating into the client’s business workflows and existing platforms through each step of the revenue process - whether building go-to-market strategy, creating smart context-aware lead generation campaigns, discovering and developing new sales opportunities, or identifying business risks, automatically personalizing and configuring the insights for each user, team or for enterprise-wide initiatives, being fully mobile native and responsive to create a powerful, compelling information experience on smartphones or tablets, incorporating both external unstructured data, from the global web and social media, with internally created unstructured business data, and rapidly deploying through Web service APIs to increase both internal user engagement and the customer value delivered through commercial solutions.

FirstRain, Inc. Launches FirstRain Personal Business Analytics™ for Sales 2.0 on the Salesforce AppExchange

FirstRain, Inc. announced it has launched FirstRain Personal Business Analytics™ for Sales 2.0 on the Salesforce AppExchange, empowering businesses to meaningfully engage with customers, partners and employees through deep, real-time insights that are scored and ranked based on sophisticated, business-aware algorithms that drive personalization down to the user’s role. FirstRain’s information modeling technology can tap into the broadest range of unstructured data, including Web and social data, and applies layered algorithms that extract meaning across key structure and semantic characteristic to build a sophisticated business graph. FirstRain Personal Business Analytics for Sales 2.0 on the Salesforce AppExchange delivers a deep understanding of the business universe and relationships within customers and markets. FirstRain 2.0 Key Features: Transforming the way people market, sell and service through a customer-focused lens takes a deep understanding of the customer and the markets in which they operate. FirstRain gives sales and marketing teams the insights they need to understand emerging business challenges and opportunities, driving actions and strategic decisions in order to grow revenue. FirstRain ranks top accounts by the quality of triggers that are dynamically discovered based on a user’s role, and the products and services they sell. Using an adaptive business graph that delivers powerful categorization and precision, and in-the-moment, context-aware personalization, FirstRain can coach sales teams by alerting them of 'Deal Breakers' and 'Accelerators,' which include real-time triggered events on potential risks in active Salesforce.com sales opportunities or real-world events that will help accelerate sales discussions.

Mergent Partners with FirstRain to Provide Customers with Unstructured Data Analytics

Mergent, Inc. and FirstRain announced they have expanded their partnership to deliver a solution that combines the power of structured and unstructured business data and analytics for all Mergent Intellect users. Mergent has a proven track record of providing business and financial information for global companies and will extend their quality data informatics by providing access to FirstRain's powerful analytics technology. FirstRain is the only solution available that allows platforms, like Mergent, to leverage the ability to find, extract and organize business-relevant content from the unstructured data of massive and ever-growing global Web and social media channels. FirstRain's information modeling technology can tap into the broadest range of unstructured data, including Web and social data, and applies layered algorithms to extract meaning across key structure and semantic characteristic to build a sophisticated business graph. The business graph delivers deep understanding of the business universe and relationships within customers and markets that FirstRain partners can then provide to their platform users.

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