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Jon Ferrara

Jon V. Ferrara (born January 22, 1960) is an American entrepreneur and the founder of Nimble LLC, his most recent venture. Ferrara is best known as the co-founder of GoldMine Software Corp,[1][2] one of the early pioneers in the Sales Force Automation (SFA) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software categories for Small to Medium-sized Businesses (SMBs).

Influence and honors[edit]

Ferrara has been recognized for pioneering innovation with honors such as the 1997 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. His company GoldMine Software, ranked #154 on the 1997 Inc. 500, a national "Fast 500" company, swept the computer industry awards. Highlights include being awarded back-to-back-to-back-to-back PC Magazine's "Editor's Choice" (August 1993, August 1995, April 1996 and August 1997). He is a graduate of California State University, Northridge.[3]


Prior to founding GoldMine Software, Ferrara was one of the early employees at Banyan Vines.


  1. ^ Kaplan, Karen (September 16, 1998). "The View Is Just Fine at GoldMine Software". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved June 13, 2019.
  2. ^ Vrana, Debora (April 19, 1999). "Colorado Firm Lays Claim to GoldMine". Los Angeles. Retrieved June 13, 2019.
  3. ^ Warner, Andrew (November 7, 2018). "How to build your business through relationships and social sales". Mixergy. Retrieved June 13, 2019.