San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) April 26, 2016
Owler – the free service that business professionals use to outsmart their competition, gain competitive insights, and uncover the latest industry news and alerts – announced that they have crossed 250,000 active users. This is significant growth, up from 100,000 active users at the end of last year. Each month, members of the highly engaged Owler community contribute unique business intelligence such as privately-held company revenue, headcount, and likelihood of an outcome.
Similar to LinkedIn, Owler is used by all business professionals like CEOs, salespeople, marketers, recruiters, product managers, and anyone that wants to gain daily, actionable competitive insights to help them outsmart their competition. Rob Bernshteyn, CEO of Coupa says, “My entire team uses Owler to keep our finger on the pulse of our competitive graph.”
With unique data on 15 million companies and proprietary Competitive Graph, Owler helps business professionals uncover competitive insights and discover new companies that participate in their space. Jim Fowler, Founder & CEO of Owler explains that, “Owler has become a required tool for all business professionals.” Owler is used by 96% of the Fortune 500, many of which have hundreds to thousands of employees using the online service. Start-ups, mid-size organizations, and investment professionals are also among the 250,000 active users of Owler.
Owler members enjoy three products: Weekly Showdown, Instant Insights, and Daily Snapshot. Weekly Showdown provides performance benchmarks between a user’s employer and their competitors across web traffic, CEO approval ratings, press coverage, social follows, and more. Instant Insights delivers funding announcements, acquisitions, and leadership changes directly to one’s inbox. And, Daily Snapshot brings top news stories and blog posts, along with new competitors, to members’ attention.
Owler is the free service business professionals use to outsmart their competition, gain competitive insights, and uncover the latest industry news and alerts. Each month, members of the highly engaged Owler community contribute unique business intelligence such as privately-held company revenue, headcount, and likelihood of an outcome. Owler is used by 96% of the Fortune 500, along with thousands of start-ups, mid-sized organizations, and investment professionals. Launched in 2014, and funded by Norwest Venture Partners and Trinity Ventures, Owler is headquartered in San Mateo, CA with offices in Coimbatore, India.
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