Web 2.0 Generated Information Database of 12 Million Contacts to Enhance Sales and Marketing Business Solutions for D&B’s Customers

SHORT HILLS, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 29, 2009– D&B (NYSE: DNB), announced that it has entered into an alliance with Jigsaw, a leading provider of business-to-business company and contact information. D&B will provide their customers with Jigsaw’s deep business-to-business contact information for their sales and marketing activities.   Jigsaw currently has over 12 million business contacts in its rapidly growing database, each containing a contact name, title, company, address, email address and phone number. It includes C-level and VP-level contacts, as well as key mid-level managers who make and influence purchase decisions. The breadth, depth and accuracy of Jigsaw’s contact database are driven by its unique Web 2.0 environment that leverages user-generated content contributed by its global community of 800,000 members.

Jigsaw (www.jigsaw.com) is a leading provider of business information and data services that uniquely leverages user-generated content contributed by its global business-to-business community of 800,000 members. Jigsaw gives individuals and companies access to contact information for 12 million business people and profiles of 2 million companies. In addition to delivering low-cost and easy access to high-value business information for sales, marketing, recruiting and customer service, Jigsaw provides companies with cloud-based data acquisition and management services. Founded in 2004, Jigsaw is located in San Mateo, Calif. and funded by Austin Ventures, El Dorado Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners.  Source: D&B

BIIA Newsletter May 2009 Issue