Leading social depth platform scales business activity in Toronto
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2015
Livefyre, the leader in social curation, continued its global expansion today by announcing new business activity in Canada, including sales office based in Toronto. This strategic extension allows Livefyre to meet the increasing demand for social depth solutions among Canadian customers.
Livefyre’s expansion into Canada is the latest move during a year of rapid and efficient growth for the company. In less than a year, Livefyre welcomed both Adobe and Salesforce as new investors in a recent funding round of $47 million, formed a strategic partnership with Adobe, integrated into the Salesforce Community Cloud, was named a leader in “The Forrester Wave™: Social Depth Platforms, Q2 2015”, and became a Twitter Official Partner.
Steve Frappier, formerly of Oracle, has been appointed as Livefyre’s executive account director based in Canada. Livefyre already has a large international footprint, delivering top-notch customer engagement, social depth, and content solutions across the United States, United Kingdom and Australia.
"Livefyre is having significant success as the demand for social depth solutions continues to be increasingly critical for a successful digital marketing strategy. A Canadian presence is a critical part of accelerating this growth long-term,” said Frappier. “The reception we’ve already had among Canadian brands and publishers has been amazing. We are filling a clear market need.”
With over 1,500 customers including top brands and publishers, Livefyre’s strategic expansion into Canada will bring leading social depth solutions to a new market — increasing social experiences and engagement on Canadian based companies owned and operates properties.
Livefyre helps companies engage consumers through a combination of real-time content, conversation and social curation. The new Livefyre Studio puts billions of pieces of content at a marketer’s fingertips and lets them integrate that content into their digital marketing assets, websites, and mobile apps to increase traffic, user engagement and revenue. Livefyre is powering real-time content marketing experiences for over 1,500 leading brands including AOL, Bravo, CBS, Conde Nast, Cox Media Group, Dow Jones/WSJ, FOX Sports, Mashable, NASCAR, Showtime, Sony PlayStation, Sports Illustrated, Unilever and Universal Music Group. Livefyre acquired social storytelling platform Storify in September 2013 and social application provider Realtidbits in November 2013.
Founded in 2009 with offices in San Francisco, New York, London and Sydney, Livefyre was named one of the best places to work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times two years in a row and 2013 Corporate IT Software Company of the year by the World Technology Network. For more information, visit http://www.livefyre.com or follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @livefyre or @storify.
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