FullContact acquires Conspire, technology

Wednesday August 17, 2016 0 comments Tags: Denver, FullContact, Conspire, Bart Lorang, Alex Devkar


DENVER -- FullContact,  provider of a powerful contact management platform for professionals and enterprises, today announced the acquisition of Conspire,  a Techstars company that unlocks users’ professional networks to uncover the best path to people, ideas, resources and opportunities.

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

FullContact said it will integrate Conspire’s technology to provide their cloud address book users with the ability to find key people outside their own address books in order to focus on expanding their networks and the strength of their professional relationships.FullContact_logoUSE

“FullContact built its reputation in the contact management arena by enabling customers to fully connect, master their contacts and be awesome with people via our free Web, Mac, iPhone and Android apps for professionals,” said Bart Lorang, FullContact co­-founder and CEO.

“By incorporating Conspire’s unique analytics offerings into FullContact, we’re ushering in a new era of professional networking where personal contacts, in addition to social media sites, are the basis for creating meaningful connections with customers, prospects and other professionals.”

FullContact said Conspire’s technology adds key­-people introductions and relationship analytics to complement FullContact’s existing features, which include:

  •  Human transcription of business cards 

  •  Contact enrichment with social profiles and social profile information 

  •  Contact syncing across multiple devices 

  •  Updating of contacts based upon email signatures

“We started Conspire because we wanted to create a simpler way for professionals to tap into the power of their address books and initiate meaningful introductions to other professionals,” said Alex Devkar, Conspire co­-founder. “The addition of Conspire’s capabilities to FullContact’s product suite will be good for customers, and we have no doubt that our users’ professional networking needs will be well served by FullContact and their team.”

FullContact said it is currently used by millions of people through its free apps, enterprise customers and API platform partners. With its suite of consumer apps spanning across iOS, Mac, Android, Gmail, and Web, FullContact’s offerings support two­way sync between iCloud, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Exchange and multiple Google email accounts.