All posts in " HootSuite "

Hootsuite Acquires Sparkcentral

By Dave Forde / January 14, 2021

It looks like Vancouver-based Hootsuite is back in growth mode as they have made their first acquisition in over a year.  Hootsuite started the year off by acquiring Sparkcentral, a SaaS provider enabling the future of digital customer engagement


Top Canadian Ad & Marketing Stories For Week Ending August 22, 2014

By Dave Forde / August 25, 2014

New Event Listing: SM2 Mobile Innovation Summit, New York, Sept 3 [Event Listing] Looking at our stats from last week, here are the most popular stories that you read about the Canadian advertising & marketing industry (or digital) on Profectio for the week ending August 22, 2014… On The Move – Advertising & Marketing – August […]


The Downside To Tools Like Hubspot & Hootsuite

By Giles Crouch / August 21, 2014

Guest Post: Giles Crouch is one of Canada’s leading thinkers on issues relating to our digital world including social media and civil society. He brings 20 years experience in the technology industry, including co-founding two software companies; a .com and a Big Data analytics firm.  You can connect with Giles on LinkedIn or Twitter. You’ve spent a lot of time […]


HootSuite Acquires uberVU To Bolster Analytics Offering

By Dave Forde / January 24, 2014

As they continue to expand their social media solution, HootSuite acquired uberVU, a social analytics solution that targets enterprises and counts 3M, Heinz and Getty Images as clients. Financial terms of this deal have not been disclosed. Over the last five years of its existence, HootSuite has grown to become one of the dominate social media […]


HootSuite Turns 5 #thanksfor5

By Dave Forde / November 28, 2013

Since 2008, HootSuite has come a long way and become one of the dominate players in the social media world around, each day millions turn to the social media dashboard to post and engage with their respective friends and followers.  Today marks the company’s 5th anniversary and to help mark the milestone HootSuite has created […]


Deloitte Fast 50 2013, And The Winners Are… [Pics]

By Dave Forde / November 19, 2013

Deloitte recently held their annual Technology Fast 50 event which honors Canadian technology companies for technological innovation, entrepreneurship, rapid growth and leadership.   Now in its 16th year, the Technology Fast 50 recognized 17 companies that are making the Fast 50 list for the first time. All three companies in the top spots this year are […]


HootSuite Raises $165 Million, Adds New Board Members

By Dave Forde / August 6, 2013

As they continue their global dominance in the social media space, Vancouver-based HootSuite has secured an additional $165 million US in capital for its Series B Financing round. This new round is a co-investment led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from Accel Partners and existing investor, OMERS Ventures.


Spring's In The Air, Birds Are Flying To Canada , And So Is Twitter

By Dave Forde / March 28, 2013

We’ve mention in the past that it was only a matter of time before Twitter set up shop in Toronto. With the largest number of Canadian head quarters, an office in Toronto only makes sense. We’ve all known for months that the social network with over 200,000 users will be filling its initial public offer (IPO) very soon. They also set up partnership with Vancouver-based HootSuite.

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