ZoomInfo is a subscription-based software as a service (SaaS) company based in Waltham, Massachusetts that sells access to its database of information about business people and companies to sales, marketing and recruiting professionals. The company was originally established in 2000 as Eliyon Technologies by founder and 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. Zoominfo is a database marketing company. In Zoominfos original business model, it sold access to its database of information about business people; its initial customers were human resources professionals, and people interested in targeting ads to business people and tracking their responses. In 2005 it said had information on about 25 million people and 1.5 million companies; by 2007 it said it had information on about 40 million people.