FullContact News - FullContact Acquires Conspire, Plans to Integrate August 17, 2016
Company expands presence in the contact management space with the addition of Conspire’s relationship-analysis technology
DENVER, CO – August 17, 2016 – FullContact, provider of the most powerful contact management platform for professionals and enterprises, today announced the acquisition of Conspire, a Techstars company that unlocks users’ professional networks to uncover the best path to people, ideas, resources, and opportunities.
FullContact will integrate Conspire’s technology to provide their cloud address book users with the ability to find key people outside their own address books in order to focus on expanding their networks and the strength of their professional relationships.
“FullContact built its reputation in the contact management arena by enabling customers to fully connect, master their contacts and be awesome with people via our free Web, Mac, iPhone and Android apps for professionals,” said Bart Lorang, co-founder and CEO at FullContact. “By incorporating Conspire’s unique analytics offerings into FullContact, we’re ushering in a new era of professional networking where personal contacts, in addition to social media sites, are the basis for creating meaningful connections with customers, prospects and other professionals.”
Conspire’s technology adds key-people introductions and relationship analytics to complement FullContact’s existing features, which include:
- Human transcription of business cards
- Contact enrichment with social profiles and social profile information
- Contact syncing across multiple devices
- Updating of contacts based upon email signatures
“We started Conspire because we wanted to create a simpler way for professionals to tap into the power of their address books and initiate meaningful introductions to other professionals,” said Alex Devkar, co-founder of Conspire. “The addition of Conspire’s capabilities to FullContact’s product suite will be good for customers, and we have no doubt that our users’ professional networking needs will be well served by FullContact and their team.”
Currently, FullContact is used by millions of people through its free apps, enterprise customers and API platform partners. With the suite of consumer apps spanning across iOS, Mac, Android, Gmail, and Web, FullContact’s offerings support two-way sync between iCloud, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Exchange and multiple Google email accounts.
For more information about FullContact’s products and services, please visit: https://www.fullcontact.com. To download the free FullContact app for iOS or Android, visit the iTunes or Google Play stores.
FullContact is the most powerful fully-connected contact management platform for professionals and enterprises who need to master their contacts and be awesome with people. FullContact’s cross-platform suite of Apps and APIs enhance contacts with insights, while keeping them organized, synchronized, up to date, and safe.
Conspire tells you exactly how to get the best introduction to whoever you want to meet—a customer, employer or investor. By analyzing email data, we understand who knows each other and how well. We score each relationship to recognize the difference between a close colleague and someone you met at a conference for five minutes. With this understanding, Conspire finds the strongest path of connections in your extended network to any person or company you’re interested in. Your network is bigger and more powerful than you think. Conspire unlocks it for you.
Chantal LeBoulch for FullContact