On-Demand Software for Public Relations Management.

Edison was an effective advisor and value-added contributor to the rapid rise of Vocus as the market leader.

Rick Rudman, CEO
THE STORY

2000 - Edison makes initial $2M investment when company was government relations software provider

2002 - Edison introduces Edison Director Network member, Bill Donnelly, as VP of Sales who lead 20 consecutive quarters of revenue growth

2005 - Vocus trades on Nasdaq at $9 per share with $140M pre-money valuation

2006 - Edison recruits Edison Director Network member, Bill Wagner, as CMO; Company achieved 30% annual growth and recognition as the dominant industry leader

2006 - Vocus acquires PRWeb, a private company specializing in online visibility and search engine optimized (SEO) press release distribution

2007 - Edison fully exits market leader with 12X return