5 Portfolio Companies Recognized for Innovation and Growth in Q1, 2016

by Jim Doehrman



Sierra Ventures congratulates LeadGenius, Nexenta, Prelert, TouchCommerce and Zimperium for being recognized by industry and media for their technology innovation and company growth.


Inc. Magazine highlights LeadGenius as one of seven purpose-built AI technology products that are capturing industry attention. Inc. pays close attention to the machine learning system for B2B sales and the process and verification that LeadGenius undergoes to deliver high-quality leads and email outreach.

Read Inc. article. Visit LeadGenius website or twitter channel.

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The cover story for the March issue of The Silicon Review features Nexenta Systems, being one of the fastest growing software defined storage companies in the industry. Silicon Review shares quality insight about the company’s growth, solution approach and several customer experiences and endorsements.

Read Silicon Review article. Visit Nexenta’s website or twitter channel.



Prelert wins Gold in the User Behavior Analytics category for the 2016 Info Security Product Guide. Prelert develops predictive analytics for IT Admins and Developers to identify anomalous activities within system performance.

More awards won by Prelert here. Visit Prelert’s website or twitter channel.


Recognized for service and innovation, TouchCommerce gets “Double the Rewards for CRM Innovation” from the exclusive CRM Magazine for 2016. CRM Magazine and a panel of leading CRM industry analysts from Gartner and Forrester Research recognized TouchCommerce as a CRM Service leader within the web support category. They were also named a 2016 CRM Rising Star due to their rapid advancements in the customer engagement. TouchCommerce innovates the ways that enterprises can service their customers online.

Read the CRM Magazine article. Read TouchCommerce’s Award recap. Visit their website or twitter channel.


Zimperium’s Mobile Threat Protection Solution won Cyber Defense Magazines award for “Best in Breed” in Mobile Endpoint Security Solutions, selected by leading independent information security experts. After the recent 3.0 Mobile Threat Protection launch, Zimperium is the first to offer a mobile threat management platform that delivers continuous and real-time cyber threat protection from devices and applications.

Read Zimperium’s article. Visit Zimperium’s website or twitter channel.

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