51 - 100 employees
Series A
Enterprise Software / SaaS
Marketing & Sales Tech

Crayon Company Overview

Crayon is a market and competitive intelligence company that helps businesses track, analyze, and act on everything happening outside their four walls.

Tens of thousands of teams use Crayon’s software to capture and analyze complete market intelligence, pulling from hundreds of millions of sources and using artificial intelligence to surface and prioritize insights. We believe millions of businesses have yet to take advantage of the intelligence data available today to drive actionable insights and opportunities.

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Culture & Values

  • We are product-driven and customer-driven. We care a lot about building a great product and we care a lot about creating massive value for customers.
  • We hire people who are awesome at what they do, but want to improve every day. We love a good challenge, which is good because building a company isn’t easy.
  • We thrive on new ideas and perspectives, and love to collaborate to solve problems.
  • We have free snacks and beer, we have happy hours and events, but that’s not why we work here.
  • We are passionately opposed to politics, bureaucracy, and bs. We make way for everyone to do their best work.
  • We strive to solve problems with technology. We use software to fuel our growth, and engage humans to add value where they are most impactful.
  • We try to surround ourselves with amazing people who are smarter than us - so that we can constantly learn and improve. 

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive Salary: We pay at or above market.
  • Equity: You're early to the party at Crayon and we want you to be a shareholder in the company.
  • Medical & Dental Insurance: We have good health & dental plans through Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA.
  • 401k Plan: Every full-time employee is eligible to contribute to a 401k retirement savings plan.
  • Unlimited Vacation: We don’t track vacation days… you take the time off when you need it, and we encourage you to take the time to recharge.
  • Professional Development Budget: As many books and networking coffees you want, plus education budget for professional development.
  • Top-Notch Equipment: Top of the line Macbook Pro, monitor, adjustable standing desk, and any other equipment you need.
  • Convenient Location: Our office is centrally located in downtown Boston near South Station with access by T, bus, and commuter rail.
268 Summer St
Boston, MA 02210

Blog

July 10, 2020
There is no adequate way to express the effect COVID-19 has had on society. It’s changed the way we live and the way we work. Competitive intelligence (CI) might seem like an “extra” in the time of COVID, but it’s more crucial to your bottom-line now more than ever.  Here are three lessons we’ve learned about competitive intelligence for businesses in the era of COVID-19. Lesson #1: Every Single Deal Matters and Good Competitive Intel Equals More Revenue CI is about driving act...
July 8, 2020
Markets are becoming more competitive, and it’s adding extra hurdles for sales teams to jump over to close deals. As more companies emerge that have the same goal as you, sell a similar product, and have the same target audience, your sales team may be finding themselves in an increasing number of competitive deals. Just because markets are becoming more competitive, doesn’t mean you’re destined to lose more business to a competitor.  To help your sales team tackle these competitive ...
July 2, 2020
Crayon's Competitive Intelligence Spotlight is an interview series where we chat with intelligence professionals to get a glimpse into their careers and gain unique insight into competitive strategy. In this edition of the Competitive Intelligence Spotlight Series, we shine the light on Ben Wunderman, Senior Manager, Competitive Strategy & Marketing at Cruise. ...
June 30, 2020
Arming your sales team with the tools, skills, and resources they need to win competitive deals is a critical step in growing revenue. Sales enablement is the process of providing your sales team with helpful materials, tools, and information that will allow them to do their job more efficiently and effectively. Some popular sales enablement tools are software solutions that provide central repositories for sales collateral, host sales playbooks, or assist with training to benefit sales reps thr...
June 26, 2020
Conducting a competitive analysis can be time-consuming. It takes time to gather intelligence, analyze the insights, share data, and integrate your findings into your strategy. However, if you’re able to take a quick snapshot of your competitive landscape, you’ll be able to get quick and impactful insights about your market.Previously, we walked you through the three dimensions of conducting a snapshot competitive landscape analysis. Now, let’s apply that methodology in a series of case st...