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  • Zuora Aims To Be Salesforce for Online Billing; Benioff Agrees

    Zuora Aims To Be Salesforce for Online Billing; Benioff Agrees

    Zuora, the SaaS startup run by industry veterans from Salesforce and Webex, and backed by the face of SaaS himself, Marc Benioff, is launching its online billing solution today. As Erick explained in March, Zuora aims to alleviate the need for online businesses to develop their own billing systems, especially to handle recurring payments like those associated with subscriptions. Its so-called… Read More

  • Benchmark and Benioff Put $6.5 Million Into Zuora to Create a Salesforce for Online Billing

    Benchmark and Benioff Put $6.5 Million Into Zuora to Create a Salesforce for Online Billing

    When Tien Tzuo was the chief strategy officer at Salesforce.com, he sat in on a pitch to CEO Marc Benioff for an on-demand software tool startup looking for funding. Benioff was lukewarm to the idea. “If there was one thing you would want to outsource, what would it be?” asked one of the pitching executives. Benioff and Tzuo looked at each other and told the supplicants that what they… Read More