Patron Technology was proud to announce that it reached the semi-finals of salesforce.com's Appquest competition, a contest designed to highlight innovative apps built on the Force.com platform. A company specializing in technology solutions for arts and cultural organizations, Patron said that its PatronManager CRM system was highly appreciated in the event.
This CRM system, designed specifically for the nonprofit sector, was the only Force.com app for arts and cultural organizations. The application solves the key problem facing many arts & cultural organizations - important information needed to run the business is stored in multiple files and formats scattered across many computers. The systems is instrumental in integrating and managing all of an arts organization's key operations: tickets and subscriptions, donations, correspondence, e-mail marketing, calendars, and daily tasks.
Patron Technology was one of only a three companies to make the semi-finals with an app designed specifically for the nonprofit sector.
"Arts and culture organizations, especially in this current economic environment, are constantly looking for innovative ways to market their performances and offerings while also improving the efficiency of the back-office computer systems they use," said Eugene Carr, CEO, Patron Technology, in a statement. "PatronManager CRM is a cloud-based system, which means organizations can access it from any standard Web browser and don't have to spend money on expensive computer hardware or software."
"Winning Appquest was a long-shot at best given that we were competing against mostly for-profit apps, which is why we are very proud to have reached the semi-finals," Carr said, in a press release. "Our mission is to empower arts and culture organizations with world-class technology that enables them to do what they do best - offer enriching arts programming to their patrons, donors, and communities."
Patron Technology was founded in 2001 by industry veteran Eugene Carr and is currently based in New York City. The company is the leader in e-marketing technology for the arts industry with 1,800 arts and cultural clients that use its PatronMail e-mail service.
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Edited by Juliana Kenny