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What Can Gated Do For You?

"Superhuman gives me speed and Gated gives me focus. This is the only winning combo I’ve found to stay on top of my inbox."

Evan Pope
VP of Revenue Operations @ Riskalyze
Operation Underground Railroad

17%

"As a startup CEO, the number of sales emails that end up in my inbox has significantly grown and become a time-consuming problem. Gated has been a great tool to block out all the unwanted emails and pay a bit more attention to the ones that are nice enough to sponsor my charities."

Pouria Sanae
CEO @ ixlayer.com
The American Red Cross

63%

reduction in inbox volume

"I get a lot of emails each day, and Gated has allowed me to stay focused on the tasks at hand rather than being disrupted by unwanted emails. I love it."

Alek Koenig
CEO @ Settle
The American Red Cross

23%

of emails diverted from the inbox

"I've loved Gated. It has helped me reclaim my inbox. It reduces the number of emails in my inbox and has allowed me to focus on those email threads that are most important."

Zach Kunkel
Product Marketing Manager @ Bandwidth
Operation Blessing

12%

"Gated brings a sense of calm in the digitally polluted storm we all try to sift through. It gives you autonomy over your inbox, and the power to make a lasting positive impact with the nonprofit of your choice. The humans that work at Gated are just as amazing as the product experience, and if you're looking to make a small decision with an epic freakin' impact on your mental health and work productivity – YOU NEED GATED.

Rea Ross
Brand and Community Marketing Specialist @ BombBomb
Operation Underground Railroad

81%

reduction in inbox volume

"Gated has given me what all the smarts of Gmail tabs never could - the ability to sort incoming emails by expected vs. unexpected. I no longer let unexpected emails rule my time in any way. I tell them when I'll consider them. That feels empowering and it's given me the mental space to do more in my everyday work."

Rex Biberston
VP Revenue @ Sweet Fish
Big Brothers Big Sisters

35%

emails diverted from inbox

"Gated means I only see the most important emails and don't get distracted by the rest."

Sam Senior
CEO @ Testbox
Planned Parenthood

6%

emails diverted from inbox

"Gated has allowed me to take back control of my inbox. It removes the noise of uninvited outreach from hitting my inbox. I love that any outbound drip campaign I've been added to will no longer be noise, unless the outreach(er) donates to a charity of choice."

Steven Newman
Sr. Director Revenue Operations @ Logikcull
Wounded Warrior Project

56%

of emails diverted from inbox

"I know that emails hitting my inbox are really worthy of attention. I am answering the right people, faster. I love that."

Austin Johnson
RevOps Manager @ Wavo.me
The Ulman Foundation

33%

new emails diverted from inbox

"Gated has given me hours back in my week by removing all the noise from my inbox. I don't know how I survived without it until now."

Ben Lewinsky
Sales Operations Lead @ Culture Amp
The Lincoln Project

32%

of emails diverted per week

"I happily check my inbox now instead of avoiding it - I know each email that lands in there will be worth my time!"

Breezy Beaumont
Head of Growth @ Correlated
Feed the Children

34%

"Gated is the noise-cancelling headphones of email. I need to be smart with my time, and Gated gives me "focus mode" so I can power through my inbox and not be distracted by sales outreach emails."

Rob Wilson
Senior Engineering Manager @ Calendly
The American Red Cross

12%

reduction in inbox volume

"I used to get tons of marketing emails and sales pitches in my inbox everyday. No matter how many newsletters I unsubscribed from or emails I blocked there was always more. Gated FINALLY solved this problem for me!"

Amanda Zhu
Co-founder @ Perfect Recall
Feed the Children

19%

less in her inbox

"My inbox was out of control. And, the personal need to look at everything - no matter the importance and/or urgency - was impacting my mental health in addition to wasting time that I clearly do not have. My role is to lead, and I cannot lead with so much 'noise.'"

Jeanne Hopkins
Chief Revenue Officer @ OneScreen.ai
Save the Waves

66%

"As a Zero inbox person, Gated allows me to start my mornings in a far more relaxed manner. Emails in my inbox are now the ones I want to reply to, and I can look into my Gated folder whenever I want to find some gated gems."

Eric Portugal Welsh
Director of RevOps @ Demostack
Donors Choose

46%

reduction in inbox volume

"Gated turned my inbox from a crowded General Admission ticket at Coachella to a less noisy, VIP experience. The emails hitting my inbox are the ones I'm actually going to read and respond to."

Jeff Ignacio
Sales Operations Lead @ Amazon AWS
Save the Waves

68%

emails diverted from inbox

"My email inbox used to be a HUGE mess. Gated helps me focus on the emails that actually deserve my attention. I don't have to worry about filtering through noise anymore."

Mark Huber
Head of Brand & Product Marketing @ metadata.io
Cozy Coats for Kids

26%

reduction in inbox volume

"As someone who's always chasing Inbox Zero - Gated helps me be less distracted throughout the day and stay focused on my work instead of archiving boring cold emails. As an ex-SDR, I really value quality outreach and it's pretty immediately clear who is and isn't paying attention to the emails they send as soon as Gated is in place."

Nic Swider
Revenue Operations Manager @ Briq
Wounded Warrior Project

23%

of distractions removed from inbox

"I wasn't aware of the toll it was taking for me to delete 50-100 unsolicited emails every day. Not having to do that has saved me time and removed a huge psychological burden."

Davis Bell
CEO @ Canopy
Doctors Without Borders

58%

"Gated ensures I have time to get things I want done and helps ensure people who send us their business plans get the quickest response possible."

Charles Hudson
Managing Partner @ Precursor Ventures
The San Francisco - Marin Food Bank

33%

reduction in inbox volume

"A win-win formula, Gated ingeniously protects my inbox from thoughtless automated marketing campaigns and creates a social impact at the same time."

Kevin Krahmer
RevOps @ Curri
Wounded Warrior Project

23%

reduction in inbox volume

"Gated saved my inbox. It felt like a never ending stream of emails, regardless of relevance. I'm now more productive, respond to emails faster, and even have the time to read a lot of that cold outreach. Everyone needs Gated."

Megan Boone
Director of Demand Generation @ ThoughtSpot
The Nature Conservancy

32%

of new emails diverted from inbox

"My inbox was cut in more than half. I'm getting back to the people that are important faster. FIRE."

Jen Igartua
CEO @ Go Nimbly
Doctors Without Borders

62%

"The more deeply I can focus and think, the more value I can create for my clients. Gated helps me do that."

D.K. Smith
CEO & President @ D.K. Smith & Co.
Champions for Life

40%

reduction in inbox volume

Gated saves me so much time and headache. 60% of emails, 100% of which I don't want, never make it to my inbox.

Tim Davidson
Sr. Director of Digital Marketing @ Directive Consulting
Feed the Children

72%

emails diverted from inbox

"By "gating" the emails that aren't important, it helps me focus on what has the most impact during my work day."

Axel Sukianto
Marketing Director @ UpGuard
Doctors Without Borders

53%

"Gated gives me time back that I didn’t have before, parsing through emails manually. And more time goes a long way in my role."

Sutton Ryan
Digital Marketing Manager @ Propel
Feed the Children

38%

emails diverted from inbox

"With Slack for internal comms and the overwhelming amount of inbound email, I had declared email bankruptcy. Gated dramatically reduced inbound email volume to the most important messages and allowed me to love my inbox again."

JD Peterson
CMO @ Gatsby
Cozy Coats for Kids

60%

of new emails diverted from inbox

"After only 2 days it has changed my email habits and given me a break from the constant deluge of marketing emails."

Eric Farnham
Cofounder @ SalesOnDemand.io
The American Cancer Society

90%

"My inbox had become a free-for-all, but it really needs to be a more sacred place."

Gaby Israel Grinberg
CXO @ Proofpoint Marketing
March of Dimes

10%

reduction in inbox volume

"Gated put me back in control of my inbox after years of receiving dozens of unsolicited, unpersonalized emails a day that buried the emails I care about. It was a breeze to setup and I’ll never go back to an inbox without it."

Roy Raanani
Co-Founder @ Chorus.ai
The Lincoln Project

40%

of emails diverted per week

"Gated has reduced the noise in my inbox, while providing an opportunity for people to learn about an important veterans cause I am involved with -– the Catch a Lift Fund."

Jim Rallo
CFO @ Xometry
Catch a Lift Fund

35%

reduction in inbox volume

“The amount of noise decreased from my inbox is almost literally life changing.”

Tanner Lacey
Co-founder @ Spiff
The American Red Cross

46%

of new emails diverted from inbox

"Using Gated means I don't have random strangers showing up in my inbox alongside important business emails. Big win, much less mental and Inbox filtering. Plus it offers a real opportunity to real people who want to email me, and benefits charity in the process."

Luke Starbuck
Revenue Architect @ Next Horizon Strategy
The United Way

65%

of emails diverted from the inbox

“After years of unsubscribing from emails, Gated has allowed me to finally take control of my inbox. After a few days of managing my inbox with Gated, I never want to go back.”

Dan Ahmadi
VP of Intl Growth & Demand Gen @ Branch
The American Red Cross

35%

of new emails diverted from inbox

"Waking up to a cleaner inbox is one level. Having unwanted emails tucked aside throughout the day has unlocked time that I didn't realize I was losing. I was amazed how Gated methodically learned from my email work habits. Game changer!"

Aaron Leeder
VP Partnerships & Alliances @ Pavilion
Habitat for Humanity

2.5

Hours saved on email per week

"There are a ton of different tools out there, with a never ending stream of sales outreach coming in from these companies. Being able to cut that noise out of my inbox is extremely helpful."

Nick Robin
VP, Global Revenue Ops @ Branch
The Nature Conservancy

28%

"Without Gated, my inbox feels like a game of whack-a-mole - what can I kill off to winnow it down to the email I need to pay attention to? With Gated, the (far fewer) messages in my inbox actually matter, and nothing gets lost in the shuffle."

Jenn Steele
VP of Marketing @ Reprise
Women for Afghan Women

33%

reduction in inbox volume

"I didn't realize how much time I was wasting every day deleting and archiving cold emails. Over the course of a month, Gated has saved me from 5,000+ emails. Now when I open my inbox, it's mostly filled with relevant messages that are important to my business, rather than a minefield of cold emails that I had to navigate one by one."

Taylor Smith
CEO @ Blueboard
The Sierra Club

21%

"With Gated, I can now manage my own inbox, which allows my EA to focus on much higher-value projects. Important messages don't get lost in the clutter and I can respond in a much more timely fashion. Now I know who is actually trying to engage with me and not just dropping me into an email campaign."

Brandon Bussey
VP Revenue Operations @ Lucid
Wounded Warrior Project

23%

reduction in inbox volume

"Today, email is a "before Gated" and "after Gated" experience. I have a clear inbox again and I love seeing cold outreach turn into donations. Setup and maintenance are nothing, it's just a filter supplying bandwidth. I wish I had this 5 years ago."

Sean Wendt
Head of Revenue Operations & Enablement @ Postscript
Environmental Defense Fund

13%

of new emails diverted from inbox

"As someone who hates managing email, Gated has been a life changer by removing over 60% of the emails from inbox. I breathe a sigh of relief every time I check my inbox in the morning and see that not only has the number of new emails I'm receiving gone way down, but I'm only seeing the most important ones. And using a donation to charity as a requirement for prospecting emails to hit my inbox may be my favorite thing ever (and made it much easier to determine which companies I'm going to engage with)."

Josh Swarm
Head of Sales Operations @ JobNimbus
The American Red Cross

55%

of distractions removed from inbox

"Gated helps me remove clutter from my inbox and prioritize the emails that really matter."

Jordan Henderson
Sr. Director of Rev Ops @ Revenue.io
Feed the Children

32%

reduction in inbox volume

"Gated has made a huge impact on my productivity! I can now focus on important emails in my inbox and save countless hours that I used to spend sifting through spam and unwanted emails. Gated is a must have tool!"

Kris Rudeegraap
CEO @ Sendoso
Environmental Defense Fund

49%

of new emails diverted from Inbox

"Gated has transformed how I think about email, especially as I support a team that uses email to reach out to new prospects. It's given me power to control who can contact me, identify who is reaching out to me as a person vs. as a number, and focus on the emails that require my attention."

Dan Grossberg
Director of Sales and Revenue Operations @ LeagueApps
Leveling the Playing Field

7%

distracting emails diverted from inbox

"As executives, we have an underlying anxiety about needing to keep up with an insane stream of email. While 51 gated emails (in three days) doesn't necessarily sound like a large number, it is 51 fewer times that I feel micro-anxiety about some additional work that needs to be done or some issue that needs to be solved."

James Winter
VP Marketing @ Spekit
Feed the Children

24%

reduction in inbox volume

"Gated reduced promotional emails, update emails, digests, newsletters noise from the inbox. It also stopped automated prospecting emails from reaching my inbox. Result : Focus and Productivity. My inbox never felt so clean!"

Harsha Shinde
Regional Directo @ Squareshift
Wikimedia Foundation

48%

"I'm so grateful I found Gated. I recently moved into a senior leadership position and my inbox absolutely exploded. I try to maintain 'inbox zero' and this would NOT be possible without Gated. After just a few months I've generated donations for a charity I care about and discovered that 23% of my emails are totally ignorable."

Frank Devine
Sr. Director of Rev Ops @ HUNGRY
World Bicycle Relief

23%

reduction in inbox volume

"Gated has helped me prioritize the good from the junk. It's been a game-changer for my productivity in a world where everything takes place via email."

Eloi Lesegretain
Growth Lead & Senior Sales @ Culture Amp
Save the Children

15%

"Gated reduces inbox clutter by heightening the barrier to entry. Making a donation in exchange for the attention of a decision maker is a no-brainer."

Gaetano DiNardi
VP Growth @ Aura
Save the Children

10%

"It's helped me use my inbox as a tool to stay focused and productive, which I haven't been able to do in years."

Alex MIller
Director of Revenue Operations @ Mux
Wounded Warrior Project

21%

"Using Gated helps me eliminate unexpected sales outreach and raise money for charity at the same time."

Allison Loehman
VP Demand Generation @ Refine Labs
American Cancer Society

23%

"Instead of seeing hundreds of new emails on the daily I'm only having to parse through dozens, it's wonderful. Highly recommend."

Ben Fuller
Director, Business Application @ OnSolve
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

80%

"I no longer feel consumed by my inbox. I’m now only checking my email 2-3 times a day to check for quality messages. Gated has helped me sift through the noise and focus on what really matters."

Sara Bush
Head of RevOps @ Sonar
Feed the Children

42%

"Superhuman gives me speed and Gated gives me focus. This is the only winning combo I’ve found to stay on top of my inbox."

Evan Pope
VP of Revenue Operations @ Riskalyze
Operation Underground Railroad

17%

"I invested in Gated because I love how they're giving overwhelmed engineers back the power to control who can reach them. Gated is restoring the balance in communication."

Ayan Barua
VP of Engineering @ G2

"Gated solves the flood of inbound prospecting email without requiring me to use a new app - it just integrates into my email client(s)"

Olivier L'Abbé
President @ Metadata.io
Cozy Coats for Kids

2.5

Hours saved on email per week

"Gated has been instrumental in reducing the noise of my messy inbox - and having folks donate to a charity of my choice is the cherry on top."

Scott Porter
SalesOps @ SafelyYou
Alzheimer's Association

55%

reduction in inbox volume

"For the first two weeks I had such little email hit my inbox that I was worried something was broken, turns out that is all the useful email I actually get as Gated caught the rest."

Peter Krivkovich
COO @ Adroll
Environmental Defense Fund

68%

of new emails diverted from inbox

"I am only getting the emails from people and groups that I really care about. I realized that I didn't have to read all the newsletters I used to be interested in. My interests had changed and now I can focus on new things."

Gala Mowat
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals

57%

"I don't feel overwhelmed by my inbox anymore. Gated was so easy to set up and train, and now it has saved me hours from weeding through unwanted emails."

Brandon Redlinger
Product Marketing @ ringDNA
Food Bank for NYC

3.0

Hours saved on email per week

"Gated dramatically reduces noise in email so engineers can focus on what matters."

Alex Solomon
CTO & Founder @ PagerDuty

"Before Gated, I was thinking of just deleting my email. I had hundreds of spam emails coming through my inbox daily. After Gated, I can now breathe. It has given me back my power over my inbox."

Colin Schwager
Asst. Marketing Manager @ Friendly's
American Red Cross

77%

"I had lost control, even with spam filters and other tools. Gated gave me back the ability to review emails when I want to."

Justine Dvorchak-Rodriguez
The Nature Conservancy

73%

"Gated has completely changed my relationship with e-mail. Now that I have it activated, I can't imagine ever going back."

Eric Bahn
General Partner @ Hustle Fund
The American Red Cross

28%

of new emails diverted from inbox

"Frankly, today it's a real challenge to find a product that integrates seamlessly with your inbox and, at the same time, provides so much tuning flexibility. Gated was a "wow" in the space, increasing my productivity significantly and allowing me to focus on what matters the most. I am waiting to see where this solution will go."

Dragos Stanescu
CEO @ SecurityHubs.io
Save the Children

30%

distractions diverted from inbox

"The clutter that has been removed highlights what's important in my inbox. My morning ritual has gone from scroll and visual filter, to an overhauled inbox spring cleaning!"

David Zwerin
Senior Director of Sales Operations @ Iterable
Environmental Defense Fund

45%

of new emails diverted from inbox

"Gated is like Home Edit for your inbox. Trusted, efficient and makes your inbox look beautiful! I finally feel in control of my inbox again."

Deepti Pradeep
Product Growth @ Adobe
Save the Children

42%

of new emails diverted from inbox

"I was in nuclear "ignore all" mode for vendor emails. Learning about tools is part of my job. Gated helps me separate signal from noise and actually gives me time to engage with reps in a meaningful way."

Matt Chisam
Big Brothers Big Sisters

13%

"Gated has reduced the clutter, eliminated the noise, and given me control of my inbox back. Now when I receive an email, I at least know someone has given to a cause I care about. The least I can do in return is read what they’ve sent. It’s a win/win for everyone."

Adam Jay
VP of Sales @ Oncue
Make a Wish

12%