UK start-up Bizagi sets up shop in San Francisco
Moves global HQ slightly closer to London
Bizagi, a business process management (BPM) platform, today opened its US headquarters in San Francisco and relocated its UK headquarters to larger offices close to London.
The software company, which counts Santander and BAE Systems as customers, said the new global headquarters in Gerrards Cross, 6.5 miles away from its previous global headquarters in Amersham, are larger and "more prestigious".
Bizagi claims that its APIs and toolkits and help businesses can fix broken processes and strengthen connections between ERP (enterprise resource planning), BI (business intelligence), ECM (enterprise content management) and CRM (customer relationship management) offered by the likes of Salesforce, Microsoft and Google.
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It has achieved 60 percent annual revenue growth over the past year and launched a new 10.5 version of its platform.
Gustavo Gomez, CEO of Bizagi, said: “Creating customer success is at the core of our business strategy and the foundation of our company values, so it comes as no surprise that this clear focus is paying off. We’ve grown so rapidly due to the market response to our technology innovations, and the value this brings to businesses.
"Our expanding locations and continually growing employee base are a testament to our commitment to continue delivering the exceptional customer service. We have aligned a talented team to take our company through the next phase, so we can consistently offer our customers what they need most: a collaborative, agile platform that delivers results fast.”
Bizagi now has 300 employees globally and expects this number to grow to over 350 by the end of the year. In Europe, the team has grown five-fold over the last six months.
The US operation will be managed by newly appointed VP of Sales, Stephen Yount, who has held senior VP roles for customer interaction platform provider Moxie, document collaboration software house Workshare, and ERP & CRM firm, Symix.
The company said it plans to open further offices in the US by the end of 2015.