Hearsay Social Named to CNBC Disruptor 50 List of Innovative Companies
May 12, 2015
Technology company recognized for empowering financial professionals to reach and engage with clients through social media and mobile-optimized advisor websites
San Francisco – Hearsay Social, provider of the Predictive Social Suite for financial advisors and insurance agents, today announced that it was named to the third annual CNBC Disruptor 50, a ranked list of the country’s most ambitious and innovative companies changing the economy and overall business landscape.
Hearsay Social was recognized for developing disruptive technology that enables financial professionals to intelligently and efficiently engage clients through social media and their advisor websites in a compliant manner. It was selected from more than 350 nominated companies, which were ranked based on CNBC’s proprietary blend of quantitative and qualitative inputs.
CNBC.com’s special report, disruptor50.cnbc.com, features an in-depth profile of Hearsay Social, an explanation of how CNBC chose and ranked the companies on the list, and a robust line-up of stories exploring the technologies today’s business decision makers need to know in addition to explaining how investors can profit from disruptive trends. CNBC will also track Hearsay Social’s progress as a Disruptor throughout the coming year.
Within the past year, Hearsay Social has experienced tremendous growth domestically and abroad while maintaining nearly a 100 percent customer renewal rate. More than 100,000 advisors and agents use Hearsay Social to develop a strong social presence, build relationships with their clients and prospects, and ultimately increase business. Financial institutions such as New York Life, Raymond James and Penn Mutual enable their agents and advisors to use Hearsay Social to reach and engage current and prospective clients.
“We are honored to be named a CNBC Disruptor and to be among so many innovative companies that are truly challenging the status quo across nearly every industry,” said Hearsay Social co-founder and CTO Steve Garrity. “We wouldn’t be here without the support of our customers and partners who recognize the need to modernize the way they communicate and manage relationships with today’s digital, always-on consumer.”
Hearsay Social recently expanded its offerings to include the Predictive Social Suite. This is the first complete platform of its kind, making it easy for advisors to centrally leverage Web, social, and mobile technologies to meaningfully engage with customers and prospects anytime, anywhere.
The company also recently launched its Curated Content Channels offering to provide advisors with high-quality content from around the Web, predictively culled according to customer theme and category requests. This ensures that advisors are more findable online while staying top of mind through a consistent stream of relevant, industry-compliant content, which they can tailor and easily share across Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ and their respective advisor websites.