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AppDirect Honored by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Co-CEOs Daniel Saks and Nicolas Desmarais Among 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs at 2017 Builders + Innovators Summit

SAN FRANCISCO CA, October 19, 2017 – Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is recognizing AppDirect’s Co-CEOs Nicolas Desmarais and Daniel Saks among the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2017 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California.

“We’re honored to be included amongst great company on the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2017,” said Daniel Saks, Co-CEO and President, AppDirect. “We created AppDirect to level the playing field in the new digital economy with technology, customer support and a unique ecosystem for any organization looking to accelerate the growth of their digital services. In less than a decade, we’ve transformed the way business buy, sell, and manage cloud applications more effectively.”

"We are pleased to recognize Daniel and Nicolas among the most intriguing entrepreneurs of 2017," said David M. Solomon, President and Co-Chief Operating Officer at Goldman Sachs. "This is the sixth year that we’ve hosted the Builders + Innovators Summit where emerging business leaders gather to discuss their common interests in building prosperous organizations."

For more than 145 years, Goldman Sachs has been advising and financing entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their businesses. In addition to honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the Summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by Goldman Sachs experts, seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.

About AppDirect

AppDirect is the leading platform for selling, distributing, and managing cloud-based products and services. Its flexible, modular technology enables organizations of all sizes to get to market quickly and cost effectively with an offering that meets their individual business needs. AppDirect-powered marketplaces, billing, distribution, reselling, and premium technical support services help providers, including Comcast, ADP, Deutsche Telekom and others—connect more than 35 million businesses to solutions from Microsoft, Google, GoDaddy, and more. AppDirect is headquartered in San Francisco with offices around the globe.


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Linda Walsh

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