Cortera, a provider of comprehensive business-to-business payment and B2B
purchase behavior data and insights for U.S. companies, was
presented with a Gold Stevie® Award for Business Intelligence Solution,
new version, in the seventh annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer
Service last night.
The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world's top
sales, contact center, and customer service awards. The awards were
presented to honorees during a gala banquet on Monday, February 25, at
the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. More than 300 nominated customer service
and sales executives from the United States and other countries attended.
"From our perspective, this was the most successful Stevie Awards for
Sales & Customer Service yet," said Michael Gallagher, president and
founder, Stevie Awards, "not just because of the increase in the number
and variety of entries, but in the extraordinary quality of the entries.
Judges have told me how impressed they were with the success stories
they reviewed this year. All of this year's Stevie Award winners are
More than 1,100 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually
every industry were submitted to this year's competition. Finalists were
determined by the average scores of 120 professionals worldwide, acting
as preliminary judges while more than 100 members of eight specialized
judging committees determined Stevie Award placements from among the
Finalists during final judging this year.
"The evolution of the business intelligence industry demonstrates that
demographics are no longer enough for sale and marketing teams to
identify their best sales targets. Cortera Pulse (News - Alert) enables organizations
to understand their ideal customers' behavior and easily find
'Look-Alikes' that have a high propensity to buy their products or
services," said Jim Swift (News - Alert), president and CEO, Cortera. "Winning the
Stevie Award for best Business Intelligence Solution for the new version
of Cortera Pulse is a great honor for our team."
Cortera Pulse is a business
behavior monitoring solution that tracks purchasing behavior-what
companies buy-and payment behavior-how companies pay-and combines it
with public filings, news and other data sources. The solution monitors
more than 20 million public and private companies, tracks more than $1.6
trillion in B2B purchases and then alerts users of revenue risks as well
The solution also recently was named a 2013 Software & Information
Industry Association (SIIA) Content CODiE award finalist for the Best
Business Information Solution category.
Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the
list of Stevie winners in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/sales.
Business TalkRadio Network will broadcast a recording of the
presentations this Wednesday, February 27, at 8:00 pm ET.
Cortera is a provider of comprehensive business-to-business payment and
purchase behavior insights on public and private companies. The company
tracks $1.6 trillion in business-to-business purchases across 45 spend
categories to deliver insights on 20 million U.S. business locations.
Cortera's solutions enable companies of all sizes to better understand
their customers, suppliers and business partners by gaining visibility
into what they purchase, how they pay and how their purchase and payment
behavior changes over time. Thousands of companies across diverse
industries use Cortera solutions to increase revenue, improve sales and
marketing effectiveness, and reduce risk. Cortera is privately held with
offices in Boca Raton, Fla.; Boston and Quincy, Mass.; and Bangalore,
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business
Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women
in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.
Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind
them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace
worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.
Sponsors and supporters of the 7th annual Stevie Awards for
Sales & Customer Service include the BusinessTalkRadio Network, and
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