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Earshot, Inc.

A location-based social CRM solution that helps brands identify, prioritize, and engage those customers at or nearby their location.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Chicago, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Earshot is a new social CRM solution that helps brands identify, prioritize, and engage customers that are at or nearby (“within earshot”) the physical locations of their business. By intelligently filtering social signals (Tweets, Foursquare Check-Ins, Instagrams, etc.) within the geo-fence of a location, the Earshot solution helps brands unlock new opportunities for real-time engagement with customers in the midst of an experience.


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    David Rush

    David has over 18 years of operational and sales leadership experience with early-stage companies in digital media, software, marketing research, and technology services. David has held leadership roles at companies such as Akamai (AKAM), Gartner Group (IT), PostX (acquired by Cisco), and Iconoculture (acquired by Corporate Executive Board). David holds a BBA from SMU where he was also a scholarship member of the men's varsity golf team.

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    Erik Brown

    Erik has been involved in leading engineering teams for over 12 years. Previously in his career, Erik was a consultant at Arthur Andersen, BearingPoint and West Monroe Partners This included the development of 2 commercial software products and numerous software systems. Erik earned a BS in Information Systems from the University of Illinois (Champaign), where he also studied Electrical Engineering / Computer Science.


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    Darren Green
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    NDH / Josh Harris

Previous Investors

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    Lakewest Venture Partners
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    Geoff Schneider (Cava Capital)