NetProspex helps discover, target and connect with millions of business prospects. The crowd sourced model and trading platform provides contact information, sales intelligence and social media data.

Our focus has been to build a company that creates value by tackling our customer’s biggest data challenges with an innovative approach, deep expertise and a partnership mentality. The strategic guidance and support of Ryan and the Edison team has helped us effectively navigate through each stage of our journey.


Mike Bird, CEO

THE STORY

2010 - Edison leads first institutional round with a $5M investment; Ryan Ziegler joins the board along with Edison Director Network Member, Paul Schmidt 

2011 - Company generates 100% growth rate and transforms business model from transactional sales to subscription based with data-as-a-service offering

2012 - CRO, Mike Bird is promoted to President; Edison invests additional $3.5M and leads debt restructuring to fund development of their on-demand marketing data management platform called Workbench

2013 - Next-stage of company leadership team is formed, including SVP Sales, CMO and CTO; Mike Bird is promoted to CEO and former Eloqua and Oracle Executive and Edison Director Network Member, Andre Yee, is recruited to the Board; Workbench is soft launched

2014 - Workbench platform is fully released to market; Edison leads $14M Series C Investment; World-class sales and marketing team delivers 100% subscription growth and Ryan Ziegler introduces Dun & Bradstreet CEO to explore strategic relationship

2015 - Dun & Bradstreet acquires NetProspex for $125M cash