UpCurve, Inc. (“UpCurve”), the small and medium-sized business (SMB) solutions provider, today announced that it has acquired Closely. The Denver-based technology company is best known for its award-winning mobile app, Perch, and will be integrated into ThriveHive’s digital solutions.
This acquisition further enhances ThriveHive’s suite of products, providing a one-stop shop for business owners looking to invest in digital marketing. The combination of Closely’s guided social media management software with ThriveHive’s Guided Marketing Platform creates a powerful data-driven offering for small businesses.
Closely was founded in 2011 by serial entrepreneur Perry Evans, who will be joining as SVP of Product Strategy and Corporate Development for ThriveHive. Evans and his team hail from an impressive roster of innovative companies like Mapquest, Jabber, Netscape, and Local Matters. Closely’s office in Denver, Colorado will become a key ThriveHive product and engineering hub... READ MORE