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BuzzGain  Acquired by Meltwater (2010  amount undisclosed )

530 Lakeside Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
USA
650 353 2748
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Team

Outside board: Ido Sarig (BDNA)
Advisory board: Aaron Stout (Mzinga VP New Media);  Louis Gray (BlueArc) Paul Dunay (BearingPoint Director of Integrated Marketing);  Peter Himler (Flatiron Communications Principal);  Mike Prosceno (SAP VP Social Media);  Brett Weiner (LaunchSquad Partner);  Frank Ranew (Manning Selvage & Lee SVP);  Giovanni Rodriguez (The Conversation Group);  Ross Mayfield (Socialtext President)
Company

Business description: BuzzGain empowers individuals and companies to “Do It Yourself PR”. BuzzGain helps listen, learn, analyze and engage with digital influencers on outreach efforts in an actionable fashion. The fee based service provided, reduces costs of PR by at least 80%. Proprietary media databases have long existed to help PR professionals understand their targets by building lists and sending press releases. BuzzGain offers an actionable application, that facilitates engagement with mainstream & social media professionals without spamming them. Cataloging and indexing technology is supplemented with an experienced editorial staff. They research, discover, index and catalog over 100 Million blogs, 250,000 video bloggers, 3.5 micro bloggers, 30,000 media properties including dailies, magazines, periodicals and Television / Radio.
Partners include: BearingPointInovisSAPSocialtext;  InfoSys;  MSandL Worldwide

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Overview
Record updated: Feb 2010
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 2008
Ownership: Acquired by Meltwater (2010  amount undisclosed )