The Best Lead Generation Services in The Bay Area

Looking for a top lead generation service in San Francisco?

Utilizing a good lead generation company has become increasingly important for success. Finding the right company to work with, however, is challenging.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top B2B lead generation companies in San Francisco. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best San Francisco Lead Generation Services

  • 1

    Martal Group

    Martal Group is a sales agency based in Oakville, Canada and San Francisco. Founded in 2009, their team currently consists of 34 employees, who serve mostly technology companies in SaaS, Enterprise software and IT sectors. They offer services in outbound lead generation, appointment setting, account management, and sales.

    Notable Project

    A Freight Digital Platform hired Martal Group to grow its North American client base. They assisted with campaigns targeting 3 different customer segments owning research / prospecting, messaging (email, call scripts), and outreach (email, calls) to schedule meetings before handing off to in-house sales team. The client landed some new logos and is nurturing others, he noted that compared to the client's other provider, Martal Group performed exceptionally. 

    "Their quickness at learning our product and industry as well as their ability to pivot impressed us." – Business Development Manager, Freight Digital Platform

    Former clients
    Uber Freight
    Clickworker
    Berger-Levrault
    Jedox
    Incentives Solutions
    Semasio
    AlgoValue
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    38 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    Upcall

    Upcall is an outbound call service based in San Francisco. It was founded in 2016 and now has a team of around 20 that is exclusively dedicated to providing voice services. 

    Notable Project

    A development company was trying to expand it's coverage to include most of the United States, so Upcall helped them execute their strategy through cold calling. Upcall generated unexpectedly good results, finding more high quality leads and conversions than were predicted.

    "The cold-calling venture was a hypothesis, so we didn't expect much, but it was successful. From roughly 600 leads in our database, we've generated two deals." —Business Development Manager, Development Company

    Former clients
    LG
    Munchery
    99designs
    Sotheby's
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Smith.ai

    Smith.ai is a virtual receptionist and lead intake services company located in Palo Alto, Calif. Founded in 2015, they employ over 100 staff specializing in live calls and website chat for small and mid-market companies, typically in legal, hospitality, finance, e-commerce, healthcare, and real estate. Services include AI chatbots, live chat, conversion optimization, and virtual receptionists.

    Notable Project

    Smith.ai provided ongoing call services for a law firm. They handled inbound and outbound calls, and also managed website chat and scheduled any consultations or calls. Working with Smith.ai enabled the client to scale its client base and revenue. 

    “When a call is transferred to me, people always give very positive feedback about their experience speaking with the Smith.ai team. People have spoken about how accommodating and nice they are, which makes me feel good. It’s been very helpful in our scaling efforts.” – CEO, Law Firm

    Former clients
    Hacking Law Practice
    Wondermint
    Merchbar
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Palo Alto, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    39 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Numa

    Numa is an answering service based in Oakland, Calif., and founded in 2016. Their team of fewer than 50 specializes in voice services for clients ranging from small firms to large corporations in the fields of real estate, hospitality, and retail.

    Notable Project

    Numa provided text services for a salon. The salon needed a way for their clients to more efficiently communicate with them. Numa’s contributions resulted in an increase in client booking.

    “So far, we don't have any technical problem with Numa.” - Owner, Salon

    Former clients
    Emblush Beaute
    MW8 Apartments
    Potomac River Running, Inc.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Oakland, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    AI Bees

    AI Bees is a digital agency in San Francisco. Founded in 2018, they have about 161 employees that serve mostly small-business and midmarket clients in the IT, business, and advertising industries. Services include digital strategy, email marketing, and digital marketing.

    Notable Project

    AI Bees provided social media marketing services for a translation optimization listings firm. They helped identify the partner's target audience and reached out to leads through email marketing. They contacted about 7,000 leads and those efforts led to an increase in the partner's client acquisition numbers. 

    "They provided great customer care and never failed to contact me once a week." –Director & Co-Founder, Translation Optimization Listings Firm

    Former clients
    COPADO
    secucloud
    bnp media
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.7
    4.7
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Darwinian Ventures

    Darwinian Ventures is a growth advisory firm founded in San Francisco in 2017 with no more than 50 members. They provide CRM consulting, voice services, and business consulting solutions for small businesses in various fields, including business services and education.

    Notable Project

    Darwinian Ventures provided lead generation solutions for a B2B SaaS company. The company wanted to quickly boost their sales with marketing campaigns. Darwinian Ventures helped land more than 20 meetings for the company within the first month.

    “I like the early stage B2B experience the team brings.” - CEO, B2B SaaS Company

    Former clients
    Nuvoloso
    Evisort
    Sonia.ai
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Northfield - Out of Business

    Founded in 2016, Northfield is a sales and marketing company based in San Francisco. A team of 7 focuses on voice services, email marketing, and market research. 

    Notable Project

    Northfield created strategies in email marketing and lead generation for a cyber security company to increase click-through rates on the client’s site. Results showed that the efforts doubled the rates the client saw previously.

    “Northfield was great because early on they acknowledged that we needed to make adjustments so that our teams could work well together. They quickly identified risks in the project delivery and are able to remediate them so delivery goes smoothly. I’m impressed by the engagement from their senior leaders.” – CEO, Cyber Security Company

    Former clients
    Verizon
    Microsoft
    Apple
    MasterCard
    StoreYa
    Alyne
    eRight
    VNT Software Ltd.
    Silverfort
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    6 Clutch reviews
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