101 Top Illinois Marketing Companies and Startups of 2021

June 7, 2021
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This article showcases our top picks for the best Illinois based Marketing companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Marketing industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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Top Illinois Marketing Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Signal

Signal

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Signal is an independent SaaS provider of data onboarding and real-time identity resolution.

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G2

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G2 is a platform to share business software reviews in real-time.

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DialogTech

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DialogTech provides actionable marketing analytics for businesses that value phone calls.

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CDK Global

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CDK Global is transforming how cars, trucks, and vehicles of all kinds are marketed, sold, and serviced around the world.

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Centro

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Centro’s technology platform, Basis, is an advertising solution unifying programmatic buying, workflow automation and business intelligence.

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Numerator

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Numerator brings together omnichannel marketing, merchandising and sales data to make pursuing new possibilities simple.

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Vibes

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Vibes is a mobile marketing software platform.

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Cooler Screens

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Cooler Screens is a developer of interactive digital displays to replace glass doors in store aisles.

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Cheetah Digital

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The technology and marketing expertise B2C marketers need to deliver enterprise-scale brand experiences.

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ActiveCampaign

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ActiveCampaign specializes in email marketing, marketing automation, and sales automation.

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Popular Pays

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Popular Pays is a platform that connects brands with creators who make content worth sharing.

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4C Insights

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Scope by 4C™ is the leading self-service intelligence platform for marketers to drive business outcomes across closed ecosystems.

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Buildout

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Buildout is an end-to-end solution that provides a marketing platform for commercial real estate.

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ReviewTrackers

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ReviewTrackers is a customer feedback software that is used to measure and transform the customer experience.

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UPshow

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UPshow is transforming what people experience on the shared televisions of the world

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Infutor Consumer Identity Management Solutions

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Infutor provides brands with technology solutions to identify and obtain information about their customers.

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Leap Services

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Retail-as-a-Service platform for consumer brands

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Rocketmiles

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Rocketmiles is a startup that lets travelers earn frequent flier miles in major airline programs when booking hotel stays through its site.

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OneSpace

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OneSpace positions your CPG brand front and center on the digital shelf with a suite of tools and on-demand services.

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Shopflix

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Shopflix is a platform used by company brands to promote their products.

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Rise Interactive

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Rise Interactive is a full-service digital marketing agency, helping leading brands drive better business outcomes.

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Revieve

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Market-leading beauty customer-experience personalization solution for beauty brands and retailers

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AP

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AP is a brand image and digital communications firm.

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simMachines

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simMachines provides similarity-oriented solutions for advanced analytics.

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Freeosk Inc

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Freeosk is a network of in-store kiosks, driving trial and awareness for brands by giving free samples of new products to customers.

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SIM Partners

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SIM Partners is a marketing businesses that focuses on improving communication with local markets.

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Cedar Capital

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Cedar Capital delivers innovative investment solutions.

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Sandbox Agency

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Sandbox Agency is an international full-service agency. It creates personalized emails, Websites, e-newsletters, and mobile experiences.

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Channel IQ

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Channel IQ is a provider of online retail intelligence, channel management and brand protection solutions to manufacturers and retailers.

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ConceptDrop

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ConceptDrop matches brands with an invite-only community of creative professionals.

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Gather Voices

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Gather Voices is a company that helps organizations to easily collect, manage, and share user-generated videos.

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Fusioner

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Online marketplace for music instruments and accessories

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Dabble

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Dabble is a marketplace for people to discover, teach and host in-person classes, events & experiences in the community.

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Delic

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Delic is a psychedelics corporation that specializes in education, content, and events about psychoactive compounds.

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Cision

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Cision is a global media intelligence company that offers PR and social software as well as analytics.

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Upshot, Inc

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Upshot specializes in total brand engagement, brand initiatives, and shopper marketing.

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SwayBrand

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SwayBrand’s AI-powered platform creates authentic influencer micro-marketing moments.

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Renegade Brands

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Renegade Brands provides safe and high performance cleaning products.

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Strike Social

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The global leader in AI for social advertising

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Specless

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Specless empowers publishers to evolve beyond tired display ad formats and bring to market a more valuable advertising experience.

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BookingKoala, LLC

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All-in-one platform designed for the service industry. From marketing & sales to management & convenience.

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Revenew

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Revenew is a through-channel marketing automation (TCMA) platform that brings control, transparency, and a holistic view of local marketing.

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PowerPublish

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PowerPublish is a virtual newsroom that leverages technology and content automation that turns modern brands into power publishers.

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Brandgility by Elateral

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Brandgility: The platform for self-service adaptation and localization of print and digital assets

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VacayHome Connect

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VacayHome Connect focuses in the fields of vacation rental industry, distribution, digital marketing, web-stores, and websites.

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Tagkast

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Tagkast is a photo marketing platform to help event marketers increase social reach and capture consumer data

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Persio

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Persio helps retailers personalize cross channel communications using a simple SaaS platform.

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Music Dealers

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Music Dealers is a music licensing platform providing pre-cleared music and custom song creation for content creators.

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Rivet

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Rivet is an internet radio news application that provides local, national, and international news.

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Motorola

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Motorola provides products and services for mobile, wireline digital communication, information, and entertainment applications.

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Earshot

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Earshot is a precision-based customer acquisition platform

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Manifest Digital

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Manifest Digital provides designing, rapid application development, online marketing strategy and hosted management services.

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IndyBuild

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IndyBuild is a free entertainment industry platform developed to fully showcase creative and performing artists

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Head of Security

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SaaS, Marketplace

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Bounteous

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Bounteous creates big-picture digital solutions that help leading companies deliver transformational brand experiences.

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SimpleRelevance

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Our machine learning platform was acquired by Rise Interactive December 2015! Follow technology updates through their site and blog posts

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Booking Social

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It is a cloud based appointment booking solution based on Salesforce.

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Growth Geeks

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Growth Geeks is an online marketplace for high quality, vetted marketing services.

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Roniin

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Roniin is a software company that connects talented founders to execute their ideas to create new companies.

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ZS Associates

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ZS Associates is a global leader in sales and marketing consulting, outsourcing, technology and software.

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FanFueled

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FanFueled Engagement Systems empower brands to build, congregate, mobilize and monetize fan communities.

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Cars.com

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Cars.com is a online destination that helps car shoppers and owners navigate every turn of car ownership.

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Wordego

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Wordego is a Programmatic Ad Exchange Platform for Advertisers and Publishers.

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L37 Creative

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L37 Creative helps brands across industries deliver incredible live experiences and powerful creative storytelling.

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ADSHIFT

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We help companies spend their digital ad budget more efficiently by automatically reallocating ad spend to their most profitable products

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Americaneagle.com

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Americaneagle.com is a web design and marketing company specialized in custom web applications and e-commerce services.

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Revenue Well Systems

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Automated practice marketing and patient communication suite.

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RefToken

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Blockchain based affiliate marketing platform

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SiteVibes

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A User Generated Content & Visual Marketing Platform helping ecommerce businesses engage shoppers.

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Sharetapes

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Sharetapes are physical cards for launching digital content on smartphones

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Brandmuscle

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Brandmuscle provides integrated local and channel marketing for companies that want to make an impact.

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Affinitiv

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Affinitiv is a marketing technology company

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Rewards Network

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Rewards Network is a provider of capital and marketing services to the restaurant industry.

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Fusion92

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Fusion92 is a independent marketing innovation agency.

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Transparentrees

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Transparentrees is a web-based app, listing company and employee reviews while revealing the reporting structure within an organization.

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Profitics

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Profitics is a software and services company specializing in pricing, profit, and Marketing Optimization Solutions and more.

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Neon One

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Neon One is a comprehensive technology ecosystem of software and services.

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Starcom Worldwide

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Starcom is a world-renowned media agency that simplifies human understanding to deliver meaningful brand experiences.

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Greco and Sons

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Greco and Sons is a food and beverages company that provides meats, cheeses, olive oil, and tomatoes.

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Rapid Displays

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Rapid Displays is a marketing and advertising company providing retail displays, store fixtures, and kiosk merchandising products.

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Closerlook

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Closerlook, inc. is a digital marketing agency which provides solutions for the pharmaceutical industry. 

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dCommerce – Hotel E-Commerce Consulting

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dCommerce is a consulting firm that assists hotels in managing their digital marketing and e-commerce systems.

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Dotomi

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Dotomi provides Personalized Media display advertising that is dynamically adapted in real time at the user and impression level.

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Zeno Group

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Zeno Group, a PR and communications company, offers services including reputation management, corporate communications and brand marketing.

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Buzz Digital (formerly Buzz Referrals)

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Buzz Referrals enables companies to have their own referral programs that integrate with both social media and their company websites.

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Vanilla Video

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Vanilla Video is a video production company that helps people express things they care about through video.

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Squadhelp

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A leading naming platform offering a unique combination of crowdsourcing, smart technology and agency level services for brand naming

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Band Digital

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Band Digital is an independent and industry-leading digital connection agency that provides digital marketing services.

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Intentwise

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The Intentwise platform empowers Brands, Sellers and Agencies on Marketplaces such as Amazon & Walmart with automation, and expertise.

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ShareASale

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ShareASale is retail focused performance marketing network, enabling users to tap into a wider consumer base without additional costs.

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LCP360

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LCP360 is a National Digital Marketing company

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Moss

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Moss is a provider of custom trade show display components, tension fabric displays and structures.

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crowdSPRING

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crowdSPRING is an online marketplace that enables buying and selling of creative services, including logo design and industrial design.

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Transistor.fm

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Podcast hosting and analytics for creatives, brands, and professionals.

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NEXT/NOW

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NEXT/NOW operates as a creative technology company that produces next-generation digital/physical experiences for world-class brands.

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The AnyLogic Company

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The AnyLogic Company is a multinational team that designs and develops simulation modeling software for business applications.

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Egen Solutions

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Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Design and Software Consulting

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Walker Sands

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Walker Sands is a B2B marketing agency focused on accelerating growth.

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The Pampered Chef

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Pampered Chef is a global multi-level marketing company that offers a line of kitchen tools, food products.

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Cogensia

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Cogensia is the premier provider of breakthrough data-driven marketing strategies and solutions.

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Avionos

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Avionos is the digital services firm that delivers connected customer engagement solutions for marketing, sales, and customer service.

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