Our Clients
Firebrand provides PR, content and digital marketing for tech and healthtech startups, primarily in San Francisco and the Bay Area.
We have experience across a wide range of sectors including
security, analytics, enterprise software/cloud, AI, networking, telecom, mobile and digital entertainment. In healthcare, we’re focused on digital health, specifically neurotech, connected devices and digital therapeutics.

Affinity is a relationship intelligence platform that empowers dealmakers in relationship-driven industries to find, manage and close more deals. With the most automated relationship intelligence insights and technology, Affinity enables leaders to drive deals, free themselves from data drudgery, and ensure their teams can take action with confidence, knowing the context and history of every relationship. The Affinity platform, including Affinity CRM, is used by over 1,700 relationship-driven organizations around the world. Founded in 2014, Affinity is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by leading investors, including Menlo Ventures, Advance Venture Partners, 8VC, and MassMutual Ventures.

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Around is video calling reimagined for the 21st century, with lean, elegant design and proprietary technology perfect for 1:1s, team syncs and on-the-fly collaborations. Headquartered in Silicon Valley with outposts in Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia, Around is backed by leading investors including Credo Ventures, Floodgate, Initialized Capital and Naval Ravikant.

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Arrikto empowers you to rapidly turn data into actionable insights by democratizing machine learning and automating complex workflows. Its Machine Learning solutions enable your data science and machine learning operations teams to collaborate together to continuously build, train, deploy, and serve machine learning models with DevOps efficiency. Simplify and accelerate your projects with code to pipeline automation, advanced data management, and global scale collaboration. Extend many of the benefits across your data science ecosystem to your other critical Kubernetes-based data rich applications.

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Avi Networks delivers Multi-Cloud Application Services including a Software Load Balancer, Intelligent Web Application Firewall, and Universal Service Mesh. The Avi Vantage Platform ensures a fast, scalable, and secure application experience – delivered with SaaS or customer-managed options. Customers including 25% of Fortune 50 companies enjoy consistency across data centers and clouds, 90% faster provisioning, and 50% lower total cost of ownership. Avi is backed by leading investors including Cisco Investments, DAG Ventures, Greylock Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Menlo Ventures.

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Copper Banking was founded with the mission to help teens gain real-world experience with money by giving them access in a way that traditional banks aren’t able to do. The Copper app and debit card teach teens how to make smart financial decisions by creating a platform for parents and teens to connect.

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Druva delivers Data Protection and Management for the cloud era. Druva Cloud Platform is built on AWS and offered as-a-Service; customers drive down costs by up to 50 percent by freeing themselves from the burden of unnecessary hardware, capacity planning, and software management. Druva is trusted worldwide by over 4,000 companies at the forefront of embracing the cloud. Druva is a privately held company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and is funded by Sequoia Capital, Viking Global Investors, Tenaya Capital, Riverwood Capital and Nexus Partners.

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Emburse humanizes work by empowering business travelers, finance professionals and CFOs to eliminate manual, time-consuming tasks so they can focus on what matters most. Emburse brings together some of the world’s most powerful and trusted expense and AP automation solutions, including Abacus, Captio, Certify, Chrome River, Nexonia and Tallie. The company’s innovative offerings, which are uniquely tailored for specific industries, company sizes, and geographies, are trusted by more than 4.5 million users in more than 120 countries.

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Explorium offers the industry’s first automated External Data Platform for Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning — the single source for all organizational external data needs. Explorium’s all-in-one platform automatically matches internal enterprise data with thousands of relevant external data signals to improve ML models and accelerate ROI. With Explorium, data scientists, risk and fraud leaders, digital marketers and business analysts have instant access to all the relevant external data sources they need to make fast, informed decisions.

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Gridtential’s cutting-edge Silicon Joule™ battery architecture combines the traditional benefits of lead batteries—low cost, near 100% recyclability, and safety—with the performance and lifecycle usually associated with lithium batteries. Industries from motive power to grid energy storage are searching for lower-cost, sustainable solutions to meet diverse energy needs. Gridtential Energy provides Silicon Joule reference batteries, development kits, bipolar materials and non-exclusive licenses, enabling manufacturing partners to easily adapt their factories to provide high-performing, higher voltage 24V & 48V batteries to their customers for the hybrid-automotive, Low-Speed EV (LSEV), energy storage system (ESS) & telecom backup markets, all without gigascale capital investments.

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Human Interest is an affordable, full-service 401(k) provider that makes it easy for small- and medium-sized businesses to help their employees save for retirement. The company was founded in 2015 to ensure that people in all lines of work have access to retirement benefits and a path to financial independence. Headquartered in San Francisco, Human Interest has helped more than 60,000 employees working at 2,000+ businesses across America.

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Kloudio delivers data access for everyone: the data you need in the tools you love—no code required. It connects applications to any data source, on-premises or in the cloud, so you can update records, build reports and test new ideas, all from your favorite spreadsheet, without bothering IT.

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Nexient is the largest domestic pure-play technology services provider, with core strength in Agile software development and transformation at scale. With four delivery centers in the US, it architects and builds solutions that combine Agile expertise with Silicon Valley innovation to help clients be more responsive to their market.

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Noname Security creates the most powerful, complete, and easy-to-use API security platform that helps enterprises discover, analyze, remediate, and test all legacy and modern APIs. Fortune 500 companies trust the Noname API Security Platform to protect their environments from API attacks, vulnerabilities, and misconfigurations. Noname is a privately held company headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with an office in Tel Aviv.

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Nuheara is an innovative audio wearables company that has developed proprietary and multi-functional intelligent hearing technology that augments a person’s hearing and facilitates cable free connection to smart devices. It is based in Perth, Australia and has offices in San Francisco and New York, USA. Nuheara was the first wearables technology company to be listed on the ASX (Australian Stock Exchange).

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OmniSci (formerly MapD) is the creator of the extreme analytics platform, used in business and government to find insights in big data beyond the limits of mainstream analytics tools. The platform, available in cloud, open source, and enterprise versions, harnesses the massive parallel computing of GPUs for breakthrough performance at scale. OmniSci is funded by GV, In-Q-Tel, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), NVIDIA, Tiger Global Management, Vanedge Capital and Verizon Ventures. The company is headquartered in San Francisco.

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Powered by AI and leveraging the latest advances in deep learning, Paravision’s industry-leading computer vision software is trusted globally by security device manufacturers, solution providers, systems integrators, and financial services firms to deliver frictionless experiences and comprehensive safety and security. From the latest in Edge AI platforms to cloud-ready solutions, Paravision powers computer vision-centric solutions with modular, highly scalable toolsets that deliver breakthrough capabilities in the most challenging conditions.

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Since its founding in 2003, Perceptyx has been redefining the employee insights industry, delivering enterprise-level employee listening and people analytics to more than 400 clients, including nearly a third of the Fortune 100. With an unrivaled technology platform and a tailor-made, flexible approach, the Perceptyx platform makes it easy for managers, HR executives and business leaders to discover insights deep within large and complex organizations, driving meaningful action to improve business outcomes. Driven by a deep intellectual curiosity and a culture of innovation, Perceptyx is challenging the status quo — to help people and organizations “see the way forward.

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Planful (formerly Host Analytics) is the pioneer of Continuous Planning with its cloud platform for financial planning and analysis (FP&A). Planful delivers on the vision of Continuous Planning by accelerating the end-to-end FP&A process and fostering business-wide participation in agile planning and decision-making. More than 800 customers, including the Boston Red Sox, Del Monte, TGI Friday’s, and 23andMe, rely on Planful for financial planning and budgeting, dynamic operational planning, financial consolidations, reporting, and visual analytics. Planful is a private company backed by Vector Capital, a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses.

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Rapid Robotics is the creator of the first affordable robotic machine operator designed for simple machine tasks. Available for just $25K a year and requiring absolutely no programming, systems integration, specialized hardware or robotics skills, the Rapid Machine Operator enables manufacturers to easily deploy a pretrained cobot in hours, moving it between tasks as needed and seeing ROI in months. Rapid Robotics’ founding team combines robotics and manufacturing expertise with a SaaS business model to deliver affordable solutions to real-world industry problems. Investors include Greycroft and Bee Partners. The company is based in San Francisco, California.

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Scylla is the real-time big data NoSQL database. Fully compatible with Apache Cassandra, Scylla embraces a shared-nothing approach that increases throughput and storage capacity as much as 10X that of Cassandra. AdGear, AppNexus, CERN, Comcast, Grab, IBM Compose, Intel, Investing.com, MediaMath, Ola Cabs, Samsung, SAS, and many more leading companies have adopted Scylla to realize order-of-magnitude performance improvements and reduce hardware costs. Scylla is available in Open Source, Enterprise and Cloud editions. ScyllaDB was founded by the team responsible for the KVM hypervisor and is backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Innovation Endeavors, Magma Venture Partners, Qualcomm Ventures, Samsung Ventures, TLV Partners, Western Digital Capital, and Wing Venture Capital.

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Ushur’s Intelligent Automation platform uniquely combines conversational AI and process automation to transform digital journeys for employees, partners and customers. Ushur believes the experiences of customers, employees and partners will be transformed when we remove friction and tedium from everyday tasks.

Using artificial intelligence and bots, Ushur’s visual, drag and drop tools automate front and back-office work across virtually any channel; text, web, voice, social, email and machine-to-machine. Working with existing backend systems, these end-user driven, intelligent automations augment your existing workforce, reduce process times from weeks to hours and elevate the customer experience.

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Vivun is the creator of the world’s first software for Presales, Hero by Vivun, which transforms the way B2B tech companies go to market. Hero by Vivun unlocks the strategic potential of Presales by keeping product and sales teams aligned, improving product-market fit, accelerating deals in flight and capturing dormant sources of revenue. Vivun is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Yubico sets new global standards for simple and secure access to computers, mobile devices, servers, and internet accounts. The company’s core invention, the YubiKey, delivers strong hardware protection, with a simple touch, across any number of IT systems and online services. The YubiHSM, Yubico’s ultra-portable hardware security module, protects sensitive data stored in servers. Yubico is a leading contributor to the FIDO2, WebAuthn, and FIDO Universal 2nd Factor open authentication standards, and the company’s technology is deployed and loved by 9 of the top 10 internet brands and by millions of users in 160 countries. Founded in 2007, Yubico is privately held, with offices in Sweden, UK, Germany, USA, Australia, and Singapore.

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