Weekly Refresh: Reverb's New CEO, Platinum Equity Nabs Cision and More

February 3, 2020


Reverb hired new CEO. David Mandelbrot formerly served as the CEO of Indiegogo. Etsy acquired Reverb six months ago. [ChicagoInno]

Platinum Equity acquired Cision. Cision provides services and software to PR and marketing professionals. The transaction was valued at about $2.7 billion. [PRNewswire]

ActiveCampaign raised $100 million. The company's customer experience automation platform helps companies automate their cross-platform marketing efforts. The giant Series B round allows it to develop new products, hire and expand internationally. [Built In]

Mediafly added new CFO and VP. Keith Parrish joined as chief financial officer, while Regis Moore started as the vice president of sales enablement. The company provides sales enablement and advisory solutions used by companies like GE Healthcare and Disney. [Press Release]

Sprinklr opened Chicago office. The New York-based marketing tech company partners with brands like Nike, Amazon and Disney. It plans to build out its Chicago team. [Built In]

Avionos goes international. The Chicago-based digital agency just announced it's opening its first international office in Bogota, Colombia. The company is also looking to grow its teams in New York and on the West Coast. [Press Release]

Numerator announced new HQ. The marketing intelligence firm previously leased a smaller space in the Willis Tower. It plans to hire over 100 employees for the new office, located at 24 E. Washington St. [Built In]

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