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Zoom Information Inc.
Industry Software as a Service
Predecessor Eliyon Technologies
Founded 2000
Founder Yonatan Stern
Headquarters Waltham, MA, United States
Number of employees
Subsidiaries Bizo (sold to LinkedIn in 2004) [1]
Website www.zoominfo.com

ZoomInfo is a subscription-based software as a service (SaaS) company that provides business intelligence on approximately 140 million professionals and 9.3 million companies.[2]

ZoomInfo primarily serves sales, marketing and recruiting professionals. The information in ZoomInfo’s database is sourced from both web crawlers and community contributions. It is through its Community Edition that the company collects the majority of its proprietary data.[3]

ZoomInfo is based in Waltham, MA and was originally established in 2000 as Eliyon Technologies by founder and current CEO, Yonatan Stern.


Zoom Information Inc. (ZoomInfo) was founded by Jonathan Stern in 2000 as Eliyon Technologies. The company’s investors include Venrock Associates, Ascent Venture partners, Commonwealth Capital Ventures, Flagship Ventures and Vulcan Capital.[4]

Products [5][edit]

Product Name Functionality
Search Search is a prospecting search engine that allows users to target prospects on the individual level.
Build Similar to Search, Build allows users to prospect for new leads, but at a much higher volume. Usually used to create lists for email marketing campaigns.
Insights Insights is an analysis tool, where users can analyze either their entire database or a single contact list. Insights shows trends in firmographic and demographic information.
Enhance With Enhance, users can upload either their entire database or individual contact lists to update incorrect information, or append missing information, such as email addresses, phone numbers, titles, etc.
FormComplete FormComplete is a tool that allows businesses to display shorter forms on their websites, while ZoomInfo provides additional firmographic, demographic and contact information.
Community Edition Community Edition gives users free access to the entire ZoomInfo database of business contacts. In exchange this access, users have to submit their own business contacts via an Outlook or Google Apps plugin.
Data Integrations Data Integrations allows users to import Salesforce.com data directly into ZoomInfo without having to manually import files.
Salesforce.com Plugin Customers may add the ZoomInfo tab to their Salesforce.com environment, enabling them to access ZoomInfo's prospecting tools to build a new list of leads or accounts. The Salesforce.com plugin also allows users to de-dupe against records already exisitng in Salesforce, as well as suggesting missing data.
ReachOut Launched in 2016, ReachOut is a Google Chrome extension that allows users to access contact information by navigating to their target's LinkedIn profile and clicking on the ReachOut icon in their browser.


Zoominfo's competitors are sites such as BoardEx, InsideView, Lead411,[6][7] and Hoovers.

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