It will focus on investing on companies doing innovative impact work using Salesforce’s software in the fields of workplace development, equality, sustainability, and the social sector.
 
 
For the 2nd year, the Forbes Cloud 100 recognizes the best and brightest of the cloud. 
 

Salesforce comes with an operational perspective and a level of access and credibility that's different from what any single venture firm can provide.”

Byron Deeter, Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners
 
 
 
 
It will focus on investing on companies doing innovative impact work using Salesforce’s software in the fields of workplace development, equality, sustainability, and the social sector.
 
Former Wall Street executive Sallie Krawcheck launched Ellevest in 2016 and today the startup announced a new $34.6 million round of funding.
 
Hustle lets you personalize every message and turn it into persuasive one-on-one dialogue. 
 
Appiphony also received funding from Salesforce Ventures, as part of the $50 million SI Trailblazer Fund.
 
OwnBackup is a back-up service for SaaS applications like Salesforce.com, and today it announced a $7.5 million Series B funding.
 
Three start ups battled it out on stage to convince a panel of judges that they were worthy of the $50,000 prize.
 
The Series B round was led by Shasta Ventures, with participation from Salesforce Ventures and Madrona Venture Group. 
 
We’re excited to announce that we’ve raised a strategic investment from Salesforce Ventures, largely to help us build on our success following the Conga Contracts launch.
 
The corporate venture arm is making a special effort to finance companies that are synergistic to the tech giant’s business.
 
 
 
 
 
 
The cloud company's venture capital arm has backed at least thirty one startups so far this year.