August 10, 2021

Forbes Names Pocus A Rising Star As Part Of The Cloud 100 List

Alexa Grabell
CEO of Pocus
We are so excited to announce that Pocus has been named one of the 20 Rising Stars as a part of Forbes 2021 Cloud 100 list

We’re honored to be part of this incredible cohort of Rising Stars alongside Transform, Hightouch, Noteable and more. We’re inspired by the Rising Stars alumni companies, such as Canva, Figma, Gong, Notion, Calendly, and Zapier.

This is a huge accomplishment for Pocus. Our vision to revolutionize the world of sales is supported by world-class SaaS innovators from Forbes, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Salesforce Ventures.This is an exciting milestone on our path to building the solution for product-led sales and empowering sales teams with the data they need to close bigger deals faster.

Thank you to the Cloud 100 team, as well as the Pocus team, investors, and early design partners who have been invaluable in building the solution for sales teams at product-led companies. 

This is the beginning of our journey to revolutionizing the world of sales! Interested in joining us on this journey? We’re hiring! Reach out to us at

More information about The Cloud 100 Rising Stars

According to Forbes, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Salesforce Ventures, the 20 Rising Stars represent young, high-growth and category-leading cloud companies who have raised up to $25 million to date and are poised to join the Cloud 100 ranks.

“The Rising Stars of today are the Cloud 100 companies of tomorrow,” said Byron Deeter, a top cloud investor, and partner at Bessemer Venture Partners. “As they continue to gain momentum and ramp toward unicorn status, many of our past Rising Stars have gone on to become members of the exclusive Cloud 100. As an early partner to many mission-driven founders over the years, we are thrilled to celebrate the bright futures of our 2021 Rising Stars.”
“The Rising Stars epitomize the type of innovation that is driving the cloud industry forward,” said Alex Kayyal, Managing Partner, Salesforce Ventures. “The companies on this year’s list show great potential for reaching the Cloud 100 list in the future and I’m looking forward to watching what they can accomplish next.”
“The companies of the Cloud 100 list represent the best and brightest emerging companies in the cloud sector,” said Alex Konrad, senior editor at Forbes. “Every year, it gets more difficult to make this list — meaning even more elite company for those who do. Congratulations to each of the 2021 Cloud 100 honorees and to our 20 Rising Stars up-and-comers poised to join their ranks.”

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