News today comes from Vlocity (as an aside, every editor on Earth gets stressed at that intentionally misspelt name), the company powering Salesforce into a host of new vertical markets. The company, already performing admirably, has just picked up $50 million in funding led by Sutter Hill Ventures and Salesforce Ventures.

That this announcement is occurring on the eve of Salesforce’s DreamForce conference is no coincidence — Vlocity is touted by many as being the company that could launch the next Veeva. For those unaware, Veeva is a pharmaceutical and life sciences tech company that IPO’d a couple of years ago.

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Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.