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373 Park Ave South, 4th flr.,
Mike Schroeder - [email protected]
Meghan Cavanaugh, content - [email protected]
Strategic counsel, PR and creative for emerging technologies, consumer products and innovation.
Employees: 121. Founded: 1999.
LaunchSquad is an award-winning, virtual first public relations and creative communications agency that specializes in creating and sharing stories of fast-growing, change-the-world companies.
For 23 years, LaunchSquad has helped clients raise billions in funding, fueled IPOs/exits, and accelerated countless upstarts from unknown brands to market leaders. Their expertise spans consumer-facing and B2B clients in a variety of industries including climate/energy, healthcare, transportation, consumer and enterprise technology, entertainment/media, e-commerce, finance, retail and more.
Jason Mandell, partner
Jesse Odell, partner
Brett Weiner, partner
Meghan Cavanaugh, sr. VP, content practice lead
Lisa Picasso, sr. VP, consumer practice lead
Jen Holmes, sr. VP, enterprise + deep tech practice lead
Gavin Skillman, sr. VP, enterprise practice lead
Matt Calderone, sr. VP, climate practice lead
Rachel Shepheard, sr. VP
Amy Arthur, sr. VP, finance
Mike Schroeder, sr. VP, new clients
San Francisco Office
333 Bush St., 4th flr., San Francisco, CA 94104
Additional office in Boston, MA.
The Trevor Project
LaunchSquad in the news with O'Dwyer's:
The ‘Better Economy’ and What it Means for PR
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017...are one of the big benefactors.
Welcome to the “Better Economy.”
Jason Mandell is co-founder of LaunchSquad , a 120-person communications agency that focuses on emerging and innovative brands. Jason has helped...
PR Council Announces 2016 Board of Directors
Fri., Oct. 9, 2015...directors are: Aaron Kwittken (Kwittken + Company Worldwide), Maureen Lippe (Lippe Taylor), Jason Mandell ( LaunchSquad ), Ron Guirguis, replacing Paul Newman (MSLGROUP), Mark Thorne (Hill+Knowlton Strategies), Virginia Devlin (Current), Carrie...
PR Jobs of the Week
Fri., Dec. 19, 2014...VF Corp. - NCMedia & PR, Project Lead the Way - INPR account assoc., LaunchSquad - CA, MAPR specialist, Kirkland & Ellis - ILPR coordinator, Neiman Marcus - HIDir....
Aereo Files Chapter 11
Fri., Nov. 21, 2014...and government relations for Aereo, which implemented layoffs and parted ways with PR agency LaunchSquad this month. ...
Atlantic Mag Looks at 'So Many Women in PR'
Mon., Aug. 18, 2014...Effect of U.S. Travel Assn.; Sarah Roth, media manager, Golin; Megan Laney, senior A/E, LaunchSquad , and others in their own firms or at companies.
Khazan's online-only article asks "Why Are There...
17 of top 25 PR Firms Grew in Double Digits in 2013
Mon., Mar. 3, 2014...Israel, Denmark, Russia and Turkey. Other big tech firms include SparkPR, $13.4M; LaunchSquad , $11.3M; Max Borges Agency, $9.1M; Inkhouse Media + Marketing, $6.3M; Highwire PR, $6M; Pan...
W2O CEO Wants Grads with Passion, Speed, Social Skills
Thu., Nov. 7, 2013...Agency; Tracey Parry, senior VP and partner, Airfoil Group, and Jason Mandell, co-founder and partner, LaunchSquad .
“I’ve enjoyed my career in PR and I want to share that enthusiasm with students,”...
Council of PR Firms Needs New Name
Mon., Nov. 4, 2013...University that will feature James Weiss of W2O Group; Annemiek Hamelinck, Waggener Edstrom; Jason Mandell, LaunchSquad ; Lou Hoffman, Hoffman Agency; Bill Orr, Burson-Marsteller and Tracy Parry, Airfoil. All the firms...
Outbrain Responds to Wash Post Site Attack
Fri., Aug. 16, 2013...today to outline its response to the attack, including a detailed timeline of events. LaunchSquad handles Outbrain's PR.Read the full post at Outbrain.com....
Many Tech PR Practices Post Double Digit Gains
Mon., Mar. 18, 2013...with offices in ten domestic markets” and works with start-ups as well as multinationals.
Atomic, LaunchSquad , Merritt Grew
Other big tech gainers included Atomic PR, San Francisco, up 13% to $17...