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SEMrush Acquires Fast-Growing SaaS PR Tech Company Prowly

SEMrush, leading online visibility management, and content marketing SaaS platform, has further expanded its ecosystem with the acquisition of a 100% stake in fast-growing public relations SaaS startup Prowly.com. Prowly's previous investors include IQ Partners, Internet Ventures (an MCI Capital subsidiary), and online marketing agency Bluerank. Warsaw-based Prowly has enabled companies of all sizes to publish more than 75,000 stories to date, offering access to a media database of over 1 million journalists and…

Interview with Barbara Bates, CEO, Hotwire

"As a business leader who fully embraces technology advancements such as AI, I can't forget about the human element that is vital to keep the business of public relations and integrated communication alive."Tell us about your journey into PR tech. What galvanized you to join Hotwire as a CEO? I founded Eastwick Communications in Silicon Valley more than 27 years ago, and in 2016 it was acquired by Hotwire. I was initially appointed as the CEO of North America, but I became Global CEO shortly thereafter. I was intrigued by…

PR Tech Leader Cision Acquires Visual Content Technology from ShareIQ

Cision Communications Cloud Becomes First Earned Media Platform to Measure, Analyze and Optimize Performance of Visual Content Across All Channels After completing the acquisition of PRIME Research in January this year, leading media intelligence and PR tech company, Cision has announced it has acquired the technical assets of Berlin-based ShareIQ. The ShareIQ platform is based on patent-pending technology that discovers, analyzes and indexes original pieces of visual content, as well as shared and republished copies of…