Global Network Exceeds 37M Users as Companies DocuSign to Speed Transactions, Reduce Costs & Delight Clients
DocuSign MOMENTUM 2013
SAN FRANCISCO –May 18, 2013 -(BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)--DocuSign, The Global Standard for eSignature®, welcomed more than 1,000 customers, prospects, partners, and developers at its annual DocuSign MOMENTUM conference. Highlights of the event included keynotes and panels with tech innovators Mary Meeker, general partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield& Byers; Angie Hicks, founder and CMO, Angie's List; Craig Kielburger, Free The Children and Me To We cofounder; and top executives from DocuSign customers Allergan, Cox, Hewlett-Packard, Iron Mountain, Lennar, LinkedIn, LPL Financial, McAfee, salesforce.com, Silicon Valley Bank, State of North Carolina, TD Ameritrade Institutional, Transamerica, Wyndham Worldwide, and others.
News from DocuSign MOMENTUM included announcements of customers standardizing on DocuSign to accelerate transactions, reduce costs, and delight customers, including Front Desk, Legal & General America (Banner Life Insurance Company and William Penn Life Insurance Company of New York), Liberty Tax, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Riverbed Technology, SBLI, School of Rock, the State of California, and others.
“DocuSign MOMENTUM was a great experience and a reminder that success is always a moving target,” said Angie Hicks, founder and CMO, Angie's List. “There's no question that our future is digital, mobile and in the cloud, and DocuSign is helping lead the way.”
“Global enterprises are transforming their businesses with DocuSign'seSignature transaction management platform to keep business digital from start to finish,” said Keith Krach, DocuSign chairman and CEO. “From HP to Nationwide, Liberty Tax to the State of California, organizations of all sizes and industries are DocuSigning to automate business processes and create true competitive advantage with faster results, lower costs, and better customer experiences.”
DocuSign MOMENTUM comes on the heels of news that Forrester Research, Inc. has recognized DocuSign as a leader in eSignature, according to the April 2013 report, The Forrester Wave™: E-Signatures, Q2 2013. The independent research firm ranked DocuSign highest across all three research criteria buckets: Current Offering, Strategy (Tied), and Market Presence, stating, “With a simple vision to empower anyone to sign anything, anywhere, anytime, DocuSign has invested more than $100M to date in its solution, which is evident in the depth of features and capabilities, number of integrations, and breadth of customer use cases.”
The DocuSign MOMENTUM community shared proven strategies, insights, and best practices to help organizations of every size and industry Keep Business Digital™ to accelerate speed to results, reduce costs, and delight customers. Announcements at the event included:
• DocuSign Sets the Global Standard for Mobile eSignature: With the DocuSign Spring '13 Release, DocuSign now offers the industry's most complete mobile eSignature solution to support the growing BYOD trend in business and the increasing mobility of the enterprise workforce. Companies now have everything they need to originate and sign documents on- or offline from any mobile device with DocuSign'seSignature platform.
• DocuSign Acquires Cartavi to Create End-to-End Digital Real Estate Transaction Collaboration:DocuSign further established itself as the real estate industry standard with its strategic acquisition of Cartavi, a leading provider of collaboration services for real estate transactions. This combination, along with a deeper integration with existing partner, zipLogix, creates a superior, ‘one-stop-shop' experience for brokers, agents, buyers, and sellers, and their REALTOR® associations and multiple listing services. The joint solution from DocuSign, Cartavi, and zipLogix will empower users, for the first time, to easily and securely manage end-to-end real estate transactions – anytime, anywhere, on any device – complete with forms, collaboration, and eSignature in one.
• DocuSign Delivers Deeper International Capabilities for Salesforce Users: The latest release of DocuSign for Salesforce delivers deeper localization and internationalization features to build on DocuSign's mission to empower users to sign anything, anytime, anywhere to help companies close global business faster in the cloud. Built on the Salesforce Platform, the world's leading cloud platform for social and mobile business apps, the latest release of DocuSign for Salesforce makes it easier for Salesforce users to send and sign documents in multiple languages to complete international transactions faster, easier, and more securely than ever.
• Deeper Partnerships Empower DocuSign Users to Keep Business Digital to Drive Maximum Value & ROI: A range of new integrations and partnerships, including with Appirio, BigMachines, Brainsell, and Novatus, are bringing The Global Standard for eSignature® to more companies around the world, contributing to the accelerated growth of the DocuSign Global Network.
“We live in a mobile age where everything we do, we do in real time,” said Craig Kielburger, co-founder of Free The Children, a DocuSign customer, and MOMENTUM 2013 keynote speaker. “Speaking from a non-profit perspective, it's vital for us to continue to provide and seek out the most effective and efficient ways of engaging our stakeholders. Organizations like DocuSign provide us with innovative solutions to plug into the tools and resources we create, for a strong and secure user experience, allowing us to advance the work we do both domestically and overseas.”