Drift (Boston) Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2015

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 550

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 8

  • Investments
  • 3

Drift (Boston) General Information

Description

Developer of a conversational marketing and sales platform designed to turn website traffic into qualified sales meetings. The company's platform connects businesses with website visitors in real-time using bots and artificial intelligence and obtaining real-time customer feedback through live chat sessions, enabling clients to generate qualified leads, accelerate the sales cycle and offer a modern buying experience for potential customers.

Contact Information

Website
www.drift.com
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Business/Productivity Software
Other Industries
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 222 Berkeley Street, 7th Floor
  • Boston, MA 02116
  • United States

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Drift (Boston) Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Post-Val Status Debt

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Drift (Boston) Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
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Boston, MA
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Drift (Boston) Competitors (68)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Adobe Marketo Engage Formerly PE-Backed San Mateo, CA 0000 00000 000000&0 00000
InsideSales Formerly PE-Backed Austin, TX 000 00000 000000000000 00000
Help Scout Venture Capital-Backed Boston, MA 000 000.00 00000000000 000.00
Whisbi Formerly VC-backed Barcelona, Spain 00 000.00 000000&0 000.00
Yesware Formerly PE-Backed Boston, MA 00 0000 000000&0 0000
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Drift (Boston) Patents

Drift (Boston) Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-11960514-B1 Interactive conversation assistance using semantic search and generative ai Active 01-May-2023 00000000000 0
US-20230298568-A1 Authoring content for a conversational bot Pending 15-Mar-2022 0000000000 00
US-11252113-B1 Proactive and reactive directing of conversational bot-human interactions Active 15-Jun-2021 000000000 00
US-20220400092-A1 Proactive and reactive directing of conversational bot-human interactions Active 15-Jun-2021 000000000 00
US-11949635-B2 Proactive and reactive directing of conversational bot-human interactions Active 15-Jun-2021 H04L51/02 00
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Drift (Boston) Executive Team (27)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Scott Ernst Chief Executive Officer
Alex Lemieux Partner Delivery Consultant
Diana Brunelle Chief People Officer
Andrew Arocha Chief Revenue Officer
Tim Redfern Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer
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Drift (Boston) Board Members (3)

Name Representing Role Since
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Drift (Boston) Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Drift (Boston) Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Drift (Boston) Acquisitions (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Giant Otter Technologies 16-Oct-2018 0000000000 Communication Software
Siftrock 04-Sep-2018 0000000000 Business/Productivity Software 00000 000
Fetchnotes 13-Apr-2015 Merger/Acquisition Application Software 00000 000
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Drift (Boston) FAQs

  • When was Drift (Boston) founded?

    Drift (Boston) was founded in 2015.

  • Who is the founder of Drift (Boston)?

    Brennen Phippen, Elias Torres, David Cancel, David Cancel, and Marshall Moutenot are the founders of Drift (Boston).

  • Who is the CEO of Drift (Boston)?

    Scott Ernst is the CEO of Drift (Boston).

  • Where is Drift (Boston) headquartered?

    Drift (Boston) is headquartered in Boston, MA.

  • What is the size of Drift (Boston)?

    Drift (Boston) has 550 total employees.

  • What industry is Drift (Boston) in?

    Drift (Boston)’s primary industry is Business/Productivity Software.

  • Is Drift (Boston) a private or public company?

    Drift (Boston) is a Private company.

  • What is Drift (Boston)’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Drift (Boston) is 000000.

  • How much funding has Drift (Boston) raised over time?

    Drift (Boston) has raised $137M.

  • Who are Drift (Boston)’s investors?

    Avenir Growth Capital, Brian Shin, CRV, Dharmesh Shah, and ESO Fund are 5 of 20 investors who have invested in Drift (Boston).

  • Who are Drift (Boston)’s competitors?

    Adobe Marketo Engage, InsideSales, Help Scout, Whisbi, and Yesware are some of the 68 competitors of Drift (Boston).

  • When was Drift (Boston) acquired?

    Drift (Boston) was acquired on 13-Feb-2024.

  • Who acquired Drift (Boston)?

    Drift (Boston) was acquired by SalesLoft.

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