Corel Corporation, a Canadian office and design software company, announced it has acquired ClearSlide, a sales engagement platform, for an undisclosed fee. The company stated that Corel's E-commerce experience, global channels and expansive partner network position ClearSlide with new opportunities to expand its presence in international markets.
ClearSlide’s solution is designed to help boost sales productivity and effectiveness, as well as increase the return on created content. Corel stated that it will bring in members from ClearSlide's sales, marketing, product management and development teams. The company serves more than 2,000 companies, including Autodesk, Comcast, Expedia, Medtronic, Novartis, The Economist, Paychex, Thomson Reuters and Verizon.
"Since our founding, we've had a singular vision to transform the way sales professionals do their jobs and this partnership will take this vision to the next level,” said Jim Benton, Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of ClearSlide, in a statement. “With Corel's support, ClearSlide will unlock exciting opportunities to expand our business in international markets and serve our users in new ways.”