Resource Box Header HIRING: Manager, Client Services
HIRING: Manager, Client Services

Overview: RAISE Communications is a leading boutique PR firm that specializes in B2B tech, FinTech, SAAS, EdTech and Venture Capital. We help translate big ideas into stories that inspire and influence. With a diverse portfolio of clients from seed stage launches to later stage and public companies, we partner with leadership teams to help drive […]

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Let The Fireworks Fly at Tech Conferences This Spring

Spring is in the air, and from what we can tell, people are eager to get together and do business face to face. That includes the conference circuit! While it can be hard to keep your finger on the pulse of where to be and when– especially now that people are making up for so […]

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The Two Most Important Questions To Break Through in the Media

In today’s tech world, startups are vying for attention– from investors, from customers and especially from the media. Early stage companies are hungrier than ever for press coverage, relying on media buzz to introduce their business, products, or services to the world. But amidst a noisy and overcrowded environment, it can be challenging to capture, […]

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Awards To Keep On Your Radar

Do you want to help your company stand out, gain credibility and generate positive PR? Earning an award is a great reputation boost, can differentiate yourself in a crowded market and even generate new business leads.Think of an award as an independent seal of approval and something you can leverage on social media and with […]

Resource Box Header Welcome Keri Schoenbrun as our SVP of Client Strategy
Welcome Keri Schoenbrun as our SVP of Client Strategy

We’re excited to welcome Keri Schoenbrun as our SVP of Client Strategy, focusing on client service, messaging strategy and new business development. Keri is a sales and marketing leader with a focus on corporate and personal communication. With over 20 years of experience, Keri worked for organizations such as American Express, Accenture, and Corporate Executive […]

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What We’re Listening To Right Now: Our Top Podcast Picks

When we’re looking for a daily infusion of knowledge, comedy, opinion or discourse, we often turn to podcasts. While anyone with a mic and a hard drive can create a podcast, we find the best ones combine gifted storytellers and interesting (and highly curated) topics. The best part is that we can listen to them […]

Resource Box Header How Your Growing Tech Company Can Win At PR in 2022– And It’s Not How You Think
How Your Growing Tech Company Can Win At PR in 2022– And It’s Not How You Think

Cari Sommer, CEO of RAISE Communications. Communications is busier than ever in 2022 (especially in tech!). A seemingly endless number of startups are cropping up at every corner, all clamoring for visibility in the news. As a result, reporters are being inundated with pitches and press releases with barely enough time to read through them, […]

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Why Bringing More Connection to Remote Work is Good for Your Company- And Brand

As 2022 kicks off, many companies’ “return to workplace” plans have been postponed yet again (including ours!).  The serendipitous conversations that used to take place around the watercooler, in the hallway or the conference room – are few and far between, only to be replaced by even more conversations by Zoom. But it doesn’t need […]

Resource Box Header HIRING: Senior Director, Client Service
HIRING: Senior Director, Client Service

Are you a client focused, detail-oriented, creative thinker with excellent communications skills  who’s looking for the chance to work with today’s most exciting tech companies? Do you dream of bringing your problem-solving skills and can-do attitude to a results-driven team that’s been successfully leveraging the ‘future of work’ before that was even a thing? And […]

Resource Box Header The Things to Do Now To Set Your Business up for Success in Q1
The Things to Do Now To Set Your Business up for Success in Q1

There’s no denying that this has been another record-breaking year in tech. From mega-fundings to the constant drumbeat of IPOs, there’s lots of opportunity right now for high growth startups– which means it’s also increasingly challenging to break through. As we near the end of this year, now is the time to make sure that […]

Resource Box Header How to Leverage PR for Sales Conversion
How to Leverage PR for Sales Conversion

After strategic messaging sessions and thoughtful conversations with the media, your PR team has landed you some impressive news coverage. Finally, your company’s story has been featured in the publication you wanted! Aside from giving your PR team kudos, what do you do next? Two words: content amplification.  Content amplification helps you stack the deck […]

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Some Fall Events To Keep On Your Radar

When you think about Fall, you may think about foliage, pumpkin spice, or apple picking. But Fall is also one of the busiest times in the events industry, bringing together the biggest minds in tech to delve into the hottest topics. Having presence at these influential events is an important part of any company’s marketing […]

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Fall Book Picks: What You Should Be Reading Now

Our recommendations for summer book picks were so popular that we wanted to provide our top picks for the Fall. Here are some of our recent faves and what we enjoyed most about the stories: The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles provides a unique perspective on the role of a library throughout history, specifically […]

Resource Box Header Team Spotlight: Cari Sommer, CEO
Team Spotlight: Cari Sommer, CEO

What do you do at RAISE? A little bit of everything! Favorite part of what you do? It’s hard to pick just one. I love collaborating with passionate founders who want to create change– whether it’s in what they’re building, how they’re changing a market or how they’re running their company. It’s great to be […]

Resource Box Header There’s Lots of Mega-Funding Right Now…How Do You Stand Out with Comms and PR?
There’s Lots of Mega-Funding Right Now…How Do You Stand Out with Comms and PR?

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that tech startups are gathering financing steam, raising more money than ever before. In fact, investment in startups for the first half of 2021 hit $150 billion, eclipsing full-year funding every year before 2020. With such a spike in funding, today’s rising tech stars must do everything possible to […]

Resource Box Header TL:DR a.k.a Thank Goodness for E-Newsletters
TL:DR a.k.a Thank Goodness for E-Newsletters

As the number of content sources continues to explode, staying on top of the latest news and trends can be challenging. But remaining “in the know” is critical to helping our clients in the tech and VC world stand out in a cluttered marketplace. Luckily, there’s been a noticeable popularity bump toward newsletters, which help […]

Resource Box Header Team Spotlight: Al-Nesha Jones, Head of Finance
Team Spotlight: Al-Nesha Jones, Head of Finance

What do you do at RAISE? I support both clients and team members as RAISE’s fractional CFO. Overseeing accounting, budgeting, reporting, cash flow management and payroll are all in my wheelhouse. Favorite part of what you do? I love being able to communicate both internally and externally with key stakeholders. I have the pleasure of […]

Resource Box Header Help Us Help You: How to Make Your PR Agency Relationship a Success
Help Us Help You: How to Make Your PR Agency Relationship a Success

By the time you’ve chosen a PR firm, you’ve likely done your diligence on why the particular chosen agency is a great fit. Maybe it’s the team, their experience, or just a feeling that they will be an excellent partner. So with that, rest assured that your PR agency wants nothing less than for you […]

Resource Box Header Team Spotlight: Jenny Volanakis, SVP of Client Strategy
Team Spotlight: Jenny Volanakis, SVP of Client Strategy

What you do at RAISE? As SVP of Client Strategy, I work across the RAISE client portfolio to develop comprehensive communications strategies that include message development, media relations, executive visibility and thought leadership. What do you read every day? I have turned into a newsletter junkie! I start my day with Axios, CNN’s 5 Things […]

Resource Box Header How Tech Leaders Stack Up When it Comes To Executive Comms
How Tech Leaders Stack Up When it Comes To Executive Comms

The reputation of your organization is essential to building brand loyalty, boosting engagement and fostering overall business success. And your organization’s C-suite leaders should be intricately involved in building a positive reputation. In fact, a survey conducted by PR firm Weber Shandwick found that global executives attribute an average of 58% of their firms’ overall […]

Resource Box Header Our Top Book Picks for Summer 2021
Our Top Book Picks for Summer 2021

When we’re not busy reading the latest news and trends in the business and tech world, the RAISE Communications team shares a love for reading. We regularly share what we are reading on our weekly team calls and our recommendations for what should be picked up and what should be shelved. We compiled a list […]

Resource Box Header Team Spotlight: Jenny Mulholland, Media Strategy and Execution, Client Relations
Team Spotlight: Jenny Mulholland, Media Strategy and Execution, Client Relations

What do you do at RAISE? Media strategy and execution, client relations; thought-leadership development, and now someone who Slacks a lot. Favorite part of what you do? There is no better feeling than helping RAISE clients secure amazing news mentions and features —and sharing new strategies with my colleagues everyday. What do you read every […]

Resource Box Header Team Spotlight: Dori Busell, Media Strategist
Team Spotlight: Dori Busell, Media Strategist

Meet the RAISE Team: At RAISE, we usually focus on sharing client stories. For this series, we’re shining the spotlight on our amazing team. We’d like to introduce you to media strategist, Dori Busell, who has been part of the RAISE team for the past three years.   What you do at RAISE? I am a […]

Resource Box Header Team Spotlight: Holly Blum, Content Strategist
Team Spotlight: Holly Blum, Content Strategist

Meet the RAISE Team: At RAISE, we usually focus on sharing client stories. For this series, we’re shining the spotlight on our amazing team. First up is Holly Blum, our content strategist extraordinaire.  What you do at RAISE? At RAISE, I’m a content strategist. I enjoy writing a variety of content pieces across our client […]