Salesforce to acquire Vlocity

Salesforce signed a definitive agreement to acquire Vlocity.  Established in 2014, Vlocity has raised $162.8 million since its inception from several investors including Salesforce Ventures. The team of over 1,000 people offers cloud software solutions targeting telecommunications, insurance, healthcare, government, and other related industries. Insurance clients include NN Japan and Farmers.

It is important for our customers to have products that speak the language of their industries . Vlocity’s feature set will continue to enhance and complement Salesforce’s industry capabilities and product knowledge, open up new industry capabilities built on the Salesforce platform and provide customers with even more tools and expert guidance to digitally transform.” – Salesforce.

“Our deep expertise in vertical industries enables organizations to digitally transform while delivering seamless, industry-specific processes and data models across any channel, helping to increase sales, service and marketing agility, operational efficiency, digital adoption and simplicity.” – Vlocity founder and CEO David Schmaier.