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FirstRain Named To The KMWorld 100 “Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management” List

Following the Launch of its Enterprise Customer Intelligence System, FirstRain Earns Top Honor, Builds Momentum with Multiple Industry Recognitions

San Mateo, California, March 8, 2012 – FirstRain, an analytics software company that provides personalized, real-time customer intelligence to sales and marketing professionals, today announced that it has been named by KMWorld as one of the top “Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management” in 2012.

The selection follows FirstRain’s recognition by IDC, a leading industry analyst firm, as an “Innovative Business Analytics Company Under $100M to Watch in 2011”. KMWorld’s recognition recognizes FirstRain’s Enterprise Customer Intelligence delivery—an extension of FirstRain’s Business Monitoring Engine™—for delivering targeted customer, prospect and industry intelligence directly into enterprise-deployed iPads, CRMs, collaboration portals, mobile devices and other enterprise workflow platforms.

“We have solved a profound problem impacting enterprise sales, marketing and finance professionals—the challenge of finding the most relevant business intelligence about customers and industries across the Web,” said Penny Herscher, FirstRain CEO. “KMWorld’s recognition of FirstRain as a top company in knowledge management validates our commitment to providing customer intelligence that enables enterprises to increase revenue, outperform the competition and remain relevant and informed.”

FirstRain delivers customer intelligence, including client business expansions, industry trends and relevant management changes, wherever and however sales, marketing and finance professionals consume information, including their iPad, iPhoneAndroid phone, email or directly into anenterprise collaboration portal or CRM such as, Microsoft SharePoint, Jive or Cisco Quad.

The FirstRain Enterprise Customer Intelligence System is available now to current and prospective FirstRain clients. For more information, please

About FirstRain

FirstRain is a pioneer and leader in Enterprise Customer Intelligence delivery. FirstRain’s flexible solution provides Sales, Marketing and Finance professionals the industry’s most relevant customer and industry information to increase revenue and strengthen relationships. The patented technology in FirstRain’s Business Monitoring Engine™ instantly cuts through the clutter of consumer-Web content, delivering only highly relevant intelligence from the business Web. FirstRain integrates into the world’s premiere social enterprise platforms, including, Microsoft SharePoint, Jive, Yammer and Cisco Quad, and is incorporated into leading research platforms such as Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ, FactSet Research Systems, and Mergent. Based in San Mateo, California, FirstRain also has offices in New York and Gurgaon, India. To read our blog, please visit

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