Post Tagged with: "Vocus"

Public Cloud Companies Now Valued at $100 Billion
/ July 30, 2013 2:13 pm
Public Cloud Companies Now Valued at $100 Billion

Venture capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners reports that the cloud computing industry hit a massive milestone this month, one that is likely to send shock waves throughout the software and technology industries. . Read More

SEC notified re: fraudulent Google/ICOA press release
/ November 26, 2012 12:54 pm
SEC notified re: fraudulent Google/ICOA press release

PRWeb issued its own press release to help mitigate the damage caused earlier today by a fraudulent announcement regarding Google and . Read More

Vocus acquires iContact for $169 million
/ February 29, 2012 11:02 am
Vocus acquires iContact for $169 million

Vocus, the developer of marketing and public relations software, said it has paid $169 million to acquire North Carolina-based iContact, a provider of cloud-based email and social marketing software. Read More

Vocus Acquires Twitter Branding Firm Engine 140
/ February 10, 2011 6:39 am

Lanham, Md. – Vocus, a developer of web-based marketing and PR software, said it has acquired San Francisco Engine 140, a developer of software designed to help businesses build their brands on Twitter.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

As part of the acquisition, Engine 140 co-founders You Mon Tsang and Dan Gartung — who also previously co-founded business intelligence software Biz360 — will join Vocus.

Tsang will become senior vice president of products, in the company’s Lanham office, with Gartung joining the company’s development team [...].

Vocus Launches Billboard Publicity Wire
/ October 24, 2006 5:48 pm

Lanham, Md. – Vocus, a developer of public relations software and operator of the PRWeb service, said on Tuesday that it has teamed with music industry trade publication Billboard to launch a new press release service focused on entertainment and music promotion. Vocus said that the wire service uses various techniques to direct press release readers to artists' websites. http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/061024/dctu010.html?.v=74http://www.vocus.com

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PR Software Developer Vocus Acquires PRWeb for $28 Million
/ August 7, 2006 7:23 pm

Lanham, Md. - Vocus, a provider of on-demand software for public relations and corporate communications, announced on Monday that it has acquired online press release distribution service PRWeb for $28 million in cash and stock. Maryland-based Vocus said the purchase will allow its customers to simultaneously deliver press releases via PRWeb their own media lists managed with Vocus applications. Ferndale, Wash.-based PRWeb's press releases are indexed by Google News and Yahoo News, and are delivered through more than 20,000 RSS [...].

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