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Advocate Interactive

We're changing the way organizations build advocacy by leveraging social media and mobile channels to mobilize supporters wherever they are.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2011
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Advocate Interactive provides tools to nonprofits, unions, businesses and more to turn their audiences into advocates. We leverage social media and evolving channels through innovative feature development to better inform, engage, mobilize and understand supporter groups.


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    Virginia Davies

    Virginia is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program of Harvard, and a graduate of LLM and SJD of the University of Toronto. She has served as an executive officer at the Bank of Montreal and consults on law, development and governance to international governmental agencies and nonprofits including the IRDC and IFAD.

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    Alexander Oser

    Heading up our San Francisco office, Alexander brings a combination of social media strategy experience in the political, nonprofit and business sectors, non-profit board experience and a true passion to help organizations achieve their mission. After successfully founding two previous start-ups, Alexander looks to bring his experience and passion together here at AI.

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    Mike Nowak

    Mike is a technologist at heart, having earned a graduate degree in Software Engineering from St. Thomas University. His true passion is in product development and technology, with organizations ranging from nonprofits to Fortune 500's. When not coding he enjoys reading, snowboarding, and traveling.

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    Bud Fisher
    Managing Partner

    After leading social media strategy for major brands, Bud earned a graduate degree in IT & Innovation and co-founded Advocate Interactive. Passionate about helping nonprofits harness the power of social media for their cause, he is also an avid traveler, reader, and public speaker.


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    Willard B. Taylor
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    Viginia Davies

Previous Investors

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    Funded internally.