is a proprietary set of tools and methodologies built for companies with longer sales cycles to help accelerate pipeline development and replace inside sales.
Works meaningfully reduces the overall cost of revenue by efficiently mapping target organizations, qualifying prospects, and generating and deploying custom outreach.
We develop and transition qualified relationships by building managed consensus over time, in addition to delivering traditional lead generation.

BLAVITY is the leading social content platform for African American millennials reaching 30M users monthly; comprised of Afrotech (entrepreneurship) 21Ninety (beauty & wellness) Shadow and Act (entertainment) Travel Noire (travel) and flagship property Blavity (news & culture).

Video-driven and social first, Blavity far outpaces legacy publishers in the multicultural sphere on engagement (views, shares and likes,) and is a mega-influencer on topics that matter to conscious millennial audiences at large.

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Dog Nation is the media brand launching to unify the constellation of consumer touch points from Cesar Millan, renowned dog and human behaviourist. Cesar creates major media moments around the lifestyle of dog ownership, which is increasingly becoming a widespread alternative or delay stage to having kids for this growing millennial audience.

The GRAMLIST is a technology-backed micro-influencer agency that supports each step of any social campaign's life-cycle. 

Gramlist programs deliver 3x the engagement and 10x the assets than other platforms and agencies in the space, because we start precise client goals in mind, & filter them through our proprietary analytics and expert human curators. The primary focus is on emerging micro-influencer talent with vetted and authentic (not bots) audiences, yielding higher performance and ROI.

Launched in April 2015 to address the needs of new dads as well as moms; FATHERLY has accumulated an audience of millions of millennial dads reaches 200M people monthly on social platforms.

Fatherly has developed year-long partnerships with a variety of Fortune 500 marketers, including Mattel, Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, GMC and Progressive. A recent 12-month program with Spotify, “Family Albums”, just earned a nomination as Digiday’s Best Branded Content Series of the year. For more info on Fatherly’s branded content programs, you can see this recent feature in AdExchanger.


From the co-founder and editors that brought you FILTER magazine, FLOOD is a new, influential voice that spans the diverse cultural landscape of music, film, television, food, fine art, travel and everything in between. We broadcast our message above the noise through insightful daily news, intelligent editorial profiles, and thought-provoking interviews. 

FLOODfest is consistently among the top five events during SxSW Music and delvers hundreds of millions of media impressions annually. 


Super is a subscription service that provides care and repair for your home.


Super pays for repairs and breakdowns on your covered appliances and home systems, with best-in-class providers and customer service.  

In addition, Super’s concierge service manages the logistics for all your home service needs.

Super is led by Jorey Ramer, also founder of Jumptap, which was acquired by Millennial Media for over $200M. works with leading brands to deliver uniquely curated media experiences that drive commerce and boost brand engagement.'s plug-and-play music and media solutions have helped clients double their app user retention rates and drive 2x visit-to-purchase conversion increases.

Companies like American Eagle Outfitters, Anheuser Busch, Coca Cola and the Golden State Warriors utilize Feed's music as a service platform to provide an enterprise-strength music experience for their fans and customers.


Buzzstarter is a branded content marketplace designed to  achieve views, social engagement, and conversions. Buzzstarter distributes videos or articles to blogs and social accounts to appear as native and generate completed views. The platform is pay for performance and optimizes distribution in real-time.


Buzzstarter is part of the 500 Startups program and was a member of Y Combinator's (S14) batch.



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Knotch revolutionizes how emotion is expressed, captured, and analyzed through a beautifully designed interface for measuring the effectiveness of branded content.  


Properties like Vice, Salon, Forbes, the Guardian, Quartz, NY Observer as well as agencies and brands like MEC and GE use Knotch Insights to drive better content programming.

Knotch has raised $16M in venture funding and counts Greylock, Great Oaks and Stanford University as investors. 

Treats! behind the scenes shoots have been viewed tens of millions of times and are among the most popular content on Vimeo; while the magazine's events are legendarily among the most exclusive in the U.S. and routinely host A-list partygoers.

Emily Ratajkowski posed for several of the early issues and her appearance on the issue 3 cover brought her two high-profile music video roles (Robin Thicke, T.I., and Pharrell Williams' "Blurred Lines" and Maroon 5's "Love Somebody"). Thicke appeared on the cover of a subsequent issue as a thank you to Treats!.

Treats! is where photography, fashion, art, and engaging editorial intersect with the ultimate in luxury lifestyle publishing.





The Echo Nest is the industry’s leading music intelligence company, providing developers with the deepest understanding of music content and music listeners.

Leading music services (Clear Channel’s iHeartradio, MOG, Rdio, SiriusXM, Spotify), editorial, video and social media networks (, Foursquare, MTV, Twitter, VEVO, Yahoo!), connected device manufacturers (doubleTwist, Nokia) and big brands (Coca Cola, Intel, Microsoft, Reebok) access the largest repository of 1st party music data and intelligence through an open API to help fans to better discover, share and interact with the music they love. The Echo Nest’s customer base reaches over 100 million music fans every month and over 400 applications have been built on The Echo Nest platform.

The Echo Nest was acquired by Spotify in March of 2014 for $100M. provides infrastructure for developers to build social applications. We believe that a vibrant developer ecosystem increases the value of our service, thus our incentives are fundamentally aligned.


About Broadcast & Backer:


Broadcast is a way to subscribe to and send push notifications about the things your fans and readers care about most. 


Backer was built to gauge demand and enable crowdfunding for new features and products. was co-founded by Y Combinator partner Dalton Caldwell and counts Andreessen Horowitz among its investors.