Sprout Social enables brands to find, form, and deepen the connections with their social audience.
Founded in Chicago, Illinois in 2010, by Aaron Rankin, Gil Lara, Justyn Howard, Sprout Social is built on the idea that the world is better when businesses and customers communicate freely. They exist to help streamline and enhance those conversations—with customers, prospects and enthusiasts. Their platform is packed with handy features but stays out of the way to let brands easily engage with people and build lasting relationships.
Investors include New Enterprise Associates, Lightbank, and Goldman Sachs.
Sprout Social offers social media engagement, advocacy and analytics solutions for leading agencies and brands, including Hyatt, Uber, Zendesk, Microsoft, and Zipcar. Available via web browser, iOS and Android apps, Sprout’s engagement platform enables brands to more effectively communicate on social channels, collaborate across teams and provide an exceptional customer experience. Bambu by Sprout Social, a platform for advocacy, empowers employees to share curated content across their social networks to further amplify a brand’s reach and engagement. Headquartered in Chicago, Sprout is a Twitter Official Partner, Facebook Marketing Partner, Instagram Partner Program Member, LinkedIn Company Page Partner, and Google Pages API Partner.