Decisions Closes Series A Funding at a $5.5M Valuation to Accelerate Growth of its Meeting Management Solution

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Deal Recognizes Triple Digit Customer Growth; Secures CMO Hire and Expansion into the United States and Australia

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“In today’s environment, where productivity and workplace satisfaction are closely connected, meetings are one area where organizations can still make major gains,” says Ben Summers, senior product marketing manager in the Microsoft Office 365 Ecosystem Team at Microsoft Corp.

Decisions, the powerful meeting management solution that integrates with Microsoft Office 365, today announces it closed its Series A Round at a $5.5M valuation, led by Skagerak Maturo Seed and existing seed investor, Holta Invest. Decisions will use the funding to continue developing solutions that enable organizations to plan, organize and run successful meetings.

“We attribute our success to the team at Decisions and their passion and commitment to address business challenges with useful technology,” says Jorgen Solberg, Decisions CEO. “We continue to invest in innovation and product functionality that drive better meeting engagement and help end wasteful meetings. This latest round of funding is a vote of confidence in the company’s direction and recent achievements.”

Since Decisions was founded in 2016, it has become a competitive force within the meeting management space, earning customers with a solution that integrates into the Office 365 products they use already and developing solutions for collaborative agenda creation, better attendee preparedness, smart note-taking, and tracking meeting outcomes. Decisions is more than a tool – it is a solution that changes meeting culture.

Decisions was named first place in the Best Office Integration category at the 2018 Office App Awards. By the end of this year, the company will boast nearly 45 enterprise customers on three continents – Europe, North America and Australia.

“In today’s environment, where productivity and workplace satisfaction are closely connected, meetings are one area where organizations can still make major gains,” says Ben Summers, senior product marketing manager in the Microsoft Office 365 Ecosystem Team at Microsoft Corp. “Our mutual customers rely on Decisions for a comprehensive solution to this challenge, within the framework of the familiar tools they’re already using.”

Decisions Adds CMO to its Executive Team
Decisions names Jennifer Brown to the position of Chief Marketing Office, where she joins CEO Jorgen Solberg and CTO Oddleif Halvorsen on the executive team.

“The role of CMO is a key hire for Decisions and Jennifer brings a wealth of experience to the team,” continues Jorgen. “Her background spans top Fortune companies and B2B start-ups, uniquely positioning her to tell the Decisions stories to potential customers. Jennifer will have direct oversight for the sales and marketing strategies that drive Decisions growth.”

Previously, Jennifer was senior vice president within the Brand Practice of global marketing communications firm Edelman. Before that, she held marketing and public relations leadership roles at HSN, IZEA, General Motors and L Brands, among others.

Jennifer will be responsible for the global marketing and sales strategies, including elevating the Decisions brand, driving lead generation and managing the brand’s internal and external positioning.

About Decisions
Decisions extends Office 365 Groups and the full suite of Microsoft Office resources into an easy-to-use, powerful solution for meeting management. With agenda collaboration, the Meeting Engagement Score™, and smart note-taking, meeting participants are more prepared for active discussions, while the meetings themselves are effectively coordinated. Enabling better meetings takes more than a tool, it requires a solution that shifts meeting culture.

To learn more about Decisions and how it helps organizations plan, organize and run successful meetings, visit http://www.meetingdecisions.com

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