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Mindjet Introduces "Propel" Channel Program to Increase Presence and Market Share in Latin American Markets

Collaborative Work Management Company Kicks Off Partner Program With Exclusive Promotion and Launch Event in Mexico City Marriott Reforma Hotel on January 23

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/15/13 -- Mindjet announced today the launch of a new, aggressive partner program for Latin America to extend Mindjet's reach and support to enterprise customers in the region. The Propel Program provides a seamless way to get partners into Mindjet's solutions, including robust new rebates, new marketing materials, technical resources, partner training and sales-based incentives. The new program kicks off with an exclusive partner and customer event sponsored by CompuCenter De Mexico at the Marriott Reforma Hotel from 5-7 p.m. Interested partners may register for the event by emailing [email protected] or by calling (55) 9628 8882 ext 8083. Mindjet also plans a second launch event in Sao Paulo, Brazil on February 27.

In a separate release, Mindjet announced additional Pan-American partner plans. (See separate release.)

The Propel Program reinvigorates Mindjet's regional partnership efforts and is part of an overall effort to develop new partner channels, add strategic distributors and build 500 new partnerships across Latin America by the end of 2013. As part of the effort, Mindjet plans to train all new partners.

The program also includes incentives designed to jumpstart sales efforts of new and existing partners. Qualifying distributors will receive steep discounts off list pricing and qualifying resellers can receive up to 7% in back-end rebates.

"Mindjet's promotional incentives provide a huge opportunity for resellers to leverage an already great brand with a globally-demanded product," said Jorge Aquirre, director of Sales and GM at CompuCenter De Mexico. "Mindjet stepped up their channel commitment with attractive programs and incentives designed to increase reseller revenues."

"Emerging markets are a significant opportunity and a top priority for Mindjet," said Jack Jackson, regional director, Latin America. "I look forward to building robust channel partnerships that serve the growing demand of Latin American customers."

"With more than 2,000,000 users and 83% of the Fortune 100™ already running on Mindjet, we're perfectly positioned to expand our presence in the enterprise reseller channel," said Christian Stack, director of channel sales for Mindjet Americas. "The Propel Program will increase our partners' customer footprint and revenues via aggressive margins and incremental service offerings."

The new Propel Program offers partners Mindjet's award-winning productivity, collaboration and social technology, which is fully integrated with Microsoft Office® and SharePoint® products. Mindjet's easy-to-configure integration with SharePoint assists with a visual representation of their SharePoint environment, accelerating adoption for their SharePoint clients.

The Propel Program launches January 23, 2013. For more information on Mindjet's Propel Program, visit http://propel.mindjet.com.

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Mindjet helps people generate better ideas and work smarter through software that aids brainstorming, the organization of plans and the management of projects -- anytime, anywhere. Our interactive environment uses a visual framework to keep teams on point, on task, on time. Not surprisingly, 83 of the global Fortune 100 companies use Mindjet to get work done. Find out why.

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