Bantam Live

  • Constant Contact Buys Social CRM Startup Bantam Live For $15 Million In Cash

    Constant Contact Buys Social CRM Startup Bantam Live For $15 Million In Cash

    Online marketing company Constant Contact has acquired social CRM startup Bantam Live for $15 million in cash, subject to certain post-closing adjustments. Bantam Live, which has raised $1.7 million in funding, provides an online workspace for business teams that has “social CRM” features, which include a real-time dashboard stream of messaging and workflow activity along with a… Read More

  • Bantam CEO Tries To Position Salesforce Chatter As Lipstick On A Pig (Video)

    Salesforce Chatter just went live to all customers earlier today, but already it is being attacked from below by smaller social CRM players. Taking a page from Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff’s own playbook of getting attention by going after larger incumbents, Bantam Live CEO John Rourke likens Chatter to lipstick on a pig. The pig in question is the underlying Salesforce app which he… Read More

  • Bantam Live Takes The Beta Covers Off Its Social CRM

    We wrote about Bantam Live, an online workspace for business teams that has “social CRM” features, when the startup presented its product at TechCrunch’s RealTime Stream CrunchUp last July. Today, Bantam is launching the commercial version of its social workspace and is rolling out premium features to its product. Bantam Live’s software-as-a-service product provides… Read More