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List of 1,400 SaaS Companies in the San Francisco Bay Area

DataFox has compiled a list of over 1400 SaaS companies located in and around the San Francisco Bay Area, including Redwood City, Menlo Park, San Jose, San Mateo, and San Francisco proper. Here, we have a list of the top 15 fastest-growing SaaS companies identified by our Growth Score as poised to break out. Our Growth Score algorithm calculates the probability that a company will grow its revenues, based on investor quality, headcount growth and 6 other factors.

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Oracle Corporation

Redwood City, CA

Top Keywords: enterprise software, hardware, software, information technology, information services

  • Estimated headcount: 135727
  • Estimated revenue: > $38b

Oracle is shifting the complexity from IT, moving it out of the enterprise by
engineering hardware and software to work together—in the cloud and in the data
center. By eliminating complexity and simplifying IT, Oracle enables its
customers—400,000 of them in more than 145 countries around the world—to
accelerate innovation and create added value for their customers. By engineering
out the complexity that stifles business innovation, Oracle is engineering in
speed, reliability, security, and manageability. The result is best-in-class
products throughout an integrated stack of hardware and software, with every
layer designed and engineered to work together according to open industry
standards. Oracle's complete, open, and integrated solutions offer extreme
performance at the lowest cost—all from a single vendor. Integrated,
industry-specific solutions are engineered to address complex business processes
across a wide range of industries. For customers needing modular solutions,
Oracle's open architecture and multiple operating system options provide
unmatched benefits from best-of-breed products in every layer of the stack. This
allows customers to build the most optimized infrastructure possible for their


Los Altos, CA

Top Keywords: web hosting, file sharing, flash storage, storage, cloud computing

  • Private funding raised: 564059999
  • Estimated headcount: 1400
  • Estimated revenue: > $150m

After starting as a college business project in 2005, Box was officially
launched in March of 2006 with the vision of connecting people, devices and
networks. Box provides more than 8 million users with secure cloud content
management and collaboration. They say their platform "allows personal and
commercial content to be accessible, sharable, and storable in any format from


Palo Alto, CA

Top Keywords: curated web, information technology, software, saas, cloud computing

  • Estimated headcount: 270143
  • Estimated revenue: > $112b

At HP, we don't just believe in the power of technology, we believe in the power
of people when technology works for you. We believe in applying new thinking and
ideas to improve the way our customers live and work. If you are going to do
something, Make it Matter.

TIBCO Software

Palo Alto, CA

Top Keywords: software, enterprise software, big data analytics, infrastructure, business intelligence

  • Private funding raised: 2000000
  • Estimated headcount: 3789
  • Estimated revenue: > $1b

TIBCO Software Inc. is a global leader in infrastructure and business
intelligence software. Whether it’s optimizing inventory, cross-selling
products, or averting crisis before it happens, TIBCO uniquely delivers the
Two-Second Advantage® – the ability to capture the right information at the
right time and act on it preemptively for a competitive advantage. With a broad
mix of innovative products and services, TIBCO is the strategic technology
partner trusted by businesses around the world.


San Francisco, CA

Top Keywords: enterprise software, saas, customer service, tech field support, customer support tools

  • Private funding raised: 85500000
  • Estimated headcount: 872
  • Estimated revenue: > $127m

Zendesk provides an integrated on-demand helpdesk - customer support portal
solution based on the latest Web 2.0 technologies and design philosophies. The
product has an elegant, minimalist design implemented in Ruby on Rails and
provides seamless integration of the back-end helpdesk SaaS to a company's
online customer-facing web presence, including hosted support email-ticket
integration, online forums, RSS and widgets. This is unusual, because most SaaS
helpdesk solutions focus exclusively on the backend helpdesk and treat the Web
as an afterthought. The system also leverages Web 2.0 ideas on the backend, such
as tag based categorization throughout instead of the usual pre-defined drop
down lists, RSS feeds for every customized view and a complete REST/JSON API for
virtually every entity in the system.


Palo Alto, CA

Top Keywords: enterprise software, software, big data, search, apache hadoop

  • Private funding raised: 248000000
  • Estimated headcount: 665
  • Estimated revenue: > $35m

Hortonworks is a leading commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop, the preeminent open
source platform for storing, managing and analyzing big data. Our distribution,
Hortonworks Data Platform powered by Apache Hadoop, provides an open and stable
foundation for enterprises and a growing ecosystem to build and deploy big data
solutions. Hortonworks is the trusted source for information on Hadoop, and
together with the Apache community, Hortonworks is making Hadoop more robust and
easier to install, manage and use. Hortonworks provides unmatched technical
support, training and certification programs for enterprises, systems
integrators, and technology vendors.

New Relic

San Francisco, CA

Top Keywords: software, cloud computing, saas, application performance monitoring, analytics

  • Private funding raised: 214500000
  • Estimated headcount: 651
  • Estimated revenue: > $25m

New Relic offers SaaS Software Analytics Platform that offers Application
Performance Management and Real User Monitoring for Cloud and Data Center
deployed web applications implemented in Ruby, Java, .NET, Python, PHP, Node.js.
New Relic also offers mobile monitoring solutions for iOS and Android


San Mateo, CA

Top Keywords: crm, saas, iphone, cloud computing, software

  • Estimated headcount: 3301
  • Estimated revenue: > $556m

NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N) is a leading vendor of cloud computing business
management software suites. NetSuite enables companies of all sizes to manage
all key business operations in a single, integrated system, which includes
customer relationship management; order management and fulfillment; inventory
management; finance; ecommerce and Web site management; and employee
productivity. NetSuite is delivered as an on-demand service, so there is no
hardware to procure, no large, up-front license fee, and no complex set-ups.
Finally, NetSuite's patent-pending "real-time dashboard" technology provides an
easy-to-use view into role-specific business information that is always

Pure Storage

Mountain View, CA

Top Keywords: enterprise software, storage, enterprise storage, data center, server virtualization

  • Private funding raised: 530856468
  • Estimated headcount: 857
  • Estimated revenue: > $35m

Pure Storage is pioneering a new class of enterprise storage that has been
designed from the ground up to take full advantage of flash memory. The
company's products accelerate random I/O-intensive applications like server
virtualization, desktop virtualization (VDI), database (OLTP, rich
analytics/OLAP, SQL, NoSQL) and cloud computing. Pure Storage makes it cost
effective to broadly deploy flash within the data center, enabling organizations
to manage growth within existing power and space constraints. Launching later
this year, the company's products are in private beta with select customers.
Pure Storage is funded by Greylock Partners and Sutter Hill Ventures.


Mountain View, CA

Top Keywords: mobile, applications, mobile devices, mobile security, smartphone

  • Private funding raised: 292384247
  • Estimated headcount: 778
  • Estimated revenue: > $132m

MobileIron's mission is to enable global companies to become Mobile First
organizations, embracing mobility as their primary IT platform in order to
transform their businesses and increase their competitiveness. Mobile technology
is driving a massive shift in the ability of IT to support the way people want
to work. Mobile First organizations focus on building superb mobile user
experiences that are available anywhere users need them. They have to move fast
and adopt new technologies rapidly. MobileIron provides the scalable
architecture, rapid innovation, and best practices for global companies to
transform into Mobile First organizations

Nimble Storage

San Jose, CA

Top Keywords: electronics, enterprise software, storage, flash storage, software

  • Private funding raised: 98751230
  • Estimated headcount: 836
  • Estimated revenue: > $228m

Nimble Storage solutions are built on the idea that enterprises should not have
to compromise between performance, capacity, ease of management, and price.
Nimble's patented Cache Accelerated Sequential Layout (CASL) architecture,
designed from the ground up to effectively combine flash with high capacity
drives, makes high performance affordable, simplifies and enhances disaster
recovery and backup, and delivers stress-free operations. Nimble Storage is
funded by Sequoia Capital, Accel
and Lightspeed Venture


Emeryville, CA

Top Keywords: advertising, analytics, video, content syndication, online video advertising

  • Private funding raised: 136057047
  • Estimated headcount: 468
  • Estimated revenue: > $35m

TubeMogul is the leading enterprise software company for digital branding. The
world’s largest brands and agencies unify their video advertising on TubeMogul’s
programmatic platform. By using a single, integrated solution, TubeMogul’s
clients gain control over their video spend, simplify their workflow and verify
the success of their campaigns. Founded in 2006, TubeMogul is based in
Emeryville, California with offices across North America, Europe, Asia and


Palo Alto, CA

Top Keywords: enterprise software, cloud data services, developer apis, api platform, api management

  • Private funding raised: 173000000
  • Estimated headcount: 426
  • Estimated revenue: > $75m

Apigee is the leading provider of API technology and services for enterprises
and developers. Hundreds of companies including Walgreens, Bechtel, eBay,
Pearson, and Gilt Groupe as well as tens of thousands of developers use Apigee
to simplify the delivery, management and analysis of APIs and apps. Apigee's
global headquarters are in Palo Alto, California, and it also has offices in
Bangalore, India; London; and Austin, Texas.


San Francisco, CA

Top Keywords: software, customer service, customer support tools, saas, enterprise software

  • Private funding raised: 95051568
  • Estimated headcount: 336
  • Estimated revenue: > $15m

Freshdesk makes customer happiness refreshingly easy. Launched in 2010,
Freshdesk has over 30,000 customers across the world, including 3M, Honda, Hugo
Boss, University of Pennsylvania, The Atlantic, and QuizUp. With powerful
features, an easy to use interface, and a freemium pricing model, Freshdesk’s
cloud-based customer support software enables companies of all sizes to support
customers through email, phone calls, websites, forums and social media
channels. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California and has a
development center in Chennai, India.

Xactly Corp

San Jose, CA

Top Keywords: analytics, incentives, sales performance and incentive compensation management, saas, sales compensation

  • Private funding raised: 85870000
  • Estimated headcount: 403
  • Estimated revenue: > $3m

With Xactly, companies unleash the motivational
power of their incentive compensation. For many companies today, compensation
has become inefficient, unpredictable, and disconnected from objectives. Our
customers, including leading FORTUNE 500 enterprises, count on us to enable
accurate, rapid, and impactful compensation on the industry’s only secure,
completely cloud-delivered platform. By streamlining and automating the way they
pay, they cut costs, save time, and eliminate risk. By designing more effective
compensation plans, they inspire new levels of achievement and drive
satisfaction among employees, partners, and agents. Xactly helps customers take
control of their incentive processes and inspire performance.