August 4, 2023: Meet Ross Rich, CEO of Accord
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Ross Rich and Accord
What is Accord?
Accord is a customer collaboration platform built for high-growth sales leaders who need to hit scaling rev targets & build a repeatable process.
They connect buyers & sellers and drive engagement on everything needed to consistently build strong partnerships.
What inspired the creation of Accord?
Brothers Ross and Ryan Rich left their well-paying positions at Google and Stripe in November 2019 after working as sales representatives. They observed the challenges specific to sales and decided to create Accord, a platform aimed at addressing the needs of both B2B salespeople and buyers. They aimed to bridge the gap in the market by developing a comprehensive solution for B2B sales.
Left to Right: Ryan and Ross Rich (c/o Accord)
How did they get it started?
Ross and Ryan Rich, sales-focused brothers, partnered with Wayne Pan to develop their idea into a functional program due to their lack of programming expertise.
Today, they now have a successful platform with paying customers, serving as an online hub for B2B sales interactions. Unlike consumer sales, B2B sales typically engage around 14 people on the buyer side, leading to complexity in the decision-making process.
How is Accord different from its competitors?
Accord's platform, offered in free and paid versions, provides a unique solution by enabling collaborative sharing of sales progress, upcoming actions, and resources among all involved parties. The platform optimizes sales processes, ensuring each seller maximizes their deal potential and avoids overlooking crucial details. This description, delivered in a sales-oriented manner, highlights Accord's value proposition.
Ross Rich (Founder and CEO of Accord) joins us in real life for our upcoming TechTO: Together Event on August 14.
This dynamic event brings together tech enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, and professionals for a unique opportunity to explore the latest trends and insights in the tech world.
TechTO Together is not just another tech event; it's a platform where industry leaders, visionaries, and creative minds converge to share their experiences and expertise. With a diverse lineup of speakers, including CEO of Accord Ross Rich, plus other panel discussions, and interactive sessions, attendees will gain valuable insights into various tech-related topics, from cutting-edge technologies to entrepreneurial journeys.
Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a seasoned professional, or simply curious about the tech landscape, TechTO Together provides an inclusive environment to connect, learn, and collaborate.
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