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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 […]

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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.

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HootSuite Appoints Former Yammer Executive As Vice President of Marketing

By Dave Forde / March 14, 2013

HootSuite has put another strategic pieces of the puzzle together and they continue to expand their dominance in the social media realm across the globe. This week the company has appointed Dee Anna McPherson as Vice President of Marketing. Previously Dee Anna was Vice President of Marketing at Yammer, which was acquired by Microsoft for $1.2 billion in 2012.

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HootSuite Acquires Competitive Social Media Dashboard Seesmic

By Dave Forde / September 6, 2012

As we reported yesterday, the interweb were talking about the possible acquisition of Seesmic by HootSuite, and today the deal has been completed. No financial details of the deal have been disclosed and Seesmic Fouder Loïc Le Meur has said he will stay on board to help make the transition of Seesmic users over to HootSuite’s platform. Since their start HootSuite has grown to over 5 million global users spanning six continents,

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Rumour: Social Media Dashboard Hootsuite Close To Acquiring Seesmic

By Dave Forde / September 5, 2012

As we already alluded to earlier today, Ryan Holmes, CEO of social media dashboard company HooteSuite has some big aspirations for his startup. They have continued to grow and integrate numerous social media, lock up strategic advertising partnership, and secured a huge funding deal. So what could be next for HootSuite? Well based on some rumours, they are in the process of acquiring competitor Seesmic.

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Facebook Developer World HACK 2012 Comes To Vancouver, Will See Any Canadian Acquisitions?

By Dave Forde / September 5, 2012

Team Facebook is coming to Canada in the next few weeks as part of their Facebook Developer World HACK 2012, a series of events the social network is hosting around the world throughout August and September. They will hit Vancouver for the one-day event on September 20, no other Canadian cities are scheduled as part of the tour, which is a surprising move considering