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Karbo Ranked PR firm


601 Fourth Street, Suite 204, San Francisco, CA 94107

[email protected]

Corporate, product, employee, community, influencer, financial PR, thought and market leadership, social media, analyst relations, crisis comms., conferences, speaking, awards, data analytics, measurement, branding and content development, including social media, email campaigns, video development, sales enablement tools, article and white paper development, website development, advertising, and SEO services.

Employees: 21. Founded: 2001.

Agency Statement:

Karbo managed the creation of a customer video highlighting how client Penguin Computing

Karbo managed the creation of a customer video highlighting how client Penguin Computing's technology brought Gemini Man director Ang Lee's vision to life.

Karbo is a top ranked, integrated technology PR and digital marketing agency with a track record of delivering revenues, industry-leading stature, partners, staffing and funding. With Karbo Com, you don't get bench players. You get the industry's top marketing and PR teams working with you every day, whether it's elevating brand identity, securing market and thought leadership, scoring top tier media recognition, deploying content marketing strategies, or building communities. We've pioneered marketing and PR efforts across categories and industries, such as cloud/SaaS, fintech, security, the IIoT/IoT, clean tech, social, data analytics, apps, martech, pharma/healthcare, high performance computing, AI, and communications infrastructure.

The Karbo team has worked extensively with both B2B and consumer tech companies, including Apple, AppDynamics, Snowflake, NerdWallet, TIBCO, Hootsuite, Penguin Computing, Equinix, Cisco,, Bugcrowd, Inseego, Promethean, GoDaddy, Airbnb, Logitech, Juniper Networks, Oracle, Nutanix, Recurly, TDK, Real Time Innovations (RTI), Sweep, Stytch, Subtext, Georgiamune, Treasury Prime, Sunrun, Ooyala, Couchbase, Sitecore, GitLab, Demandbase, eBay and Intel. Our clients range from stealth startups to billion-dollar global brands. When it's make or break, you want the best. You want a team that's seen it all, yet knows the latest and greatest trends, technologies and tools. Karbo — results realized.

Julie Karbo, Founder & CEO

Office Locations: San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles.

Clients Include:

Penguin Computing

Karbo in the news with O'Dwyer's:

News of Firms: Karbo Communications Drops Communications from Name

Tue., Jun. 25, 2024

... Karbo Communications, a tech PR and digital marketing agency, has unveiled a new name, logo...

News of Firms: London's Fire on the Hill Opens in NYC

Wed., Dec. 20, 2023

...New York locations, Fires on the Hill serves clients through an international network of partners. Karbo Communications launches PowerStart, a new PR and digital marketing offering designed to help early-stage...

News of Firms: Karbo Communications Launches AI Practice

Tue., Sep. 19, 2023

... Karbo Communications launches an AI practice, which will provide clients with customizable communications and digital marketing...

Recession-Proofing Your 2023 Marketing and PR Efforts

Tue., Nov. 15, 2022

...reporting capabilities and integrate with other business software such as customer relationship management systems. At Karbo Communications, we use Sendinblue, which has powerful features like automation workflows, segmentation and personalization...

Is Your Reputation Vulnerable?

Fri., Nov. 19, 2021

... Julie Karbo Bad CEO behavior. An oil spill. A dangerous product. These are the kinds of catastrophes...

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Thu., Oct. 28, 2021 to attend and other participating agencies include Bateman Agency, BOCA, EvolveMKD, Highwire PR, Karbo Communications, Manhattan Strategies, Redwood Climate Communications, Strange Brew Strategies and Trier and Company. “As other...

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Fri., Nov. 15, 2019 society for the better. *** Courtney Stack is Head of Content and Digital Marketing at Karbo Communications in San Francisco....

News of Firms: GCI Health Partners With The Mighty; Karbo Communications Opens Content Studio; Star Media PR Group Rebrands, Expands Offerings

Wed., Oct. 2, 2019

...strategies the help our clients break through with their stories in an authentic way. Courtney Stack Karbo Communications has opened a dedicated creative division. The ...

Top 25 PR Firms Post 12.9% Jump in '18 Income

Wed., Mar. 27, 2019

...the range are: Judge Public Relations (#128, $629K, up 76.1 percent), Buttonwood Communications Group (#114, $1.3M, up 48.8 percent),  Karbo Communications (#102, $2M, up 43.6 percent), KCD PR (#119, $1M, up 40.7 percent), and The Bradford Group (#112, $1.3M,...

Accounts in Transit; 5W Adds Topps; Karbo Tapped by TIBCO; BVK Cements Ties with James Hardie N.A.

Mon., Feb. 11, 2019

...detailing baseball’s evolution. 5W will also work with Topps on initiatives surrounding MLB Opening Day.  Karbo Communications has been named agency of record for TIBCO Software Inc. ...

Will Native Content Fall Victim to Fake News?

Thu., Nov. 15, 2018

... Julie Karbo Native ads have overtaken display as the most popular form of digital advertising, but the...

Karbo Teams Up with Asia Partner

Thu., Jun. 7, 2018

...San Francisco-based digital tech PR and marketing shop  Karbo Communications has entered into a strategic partnership with Singapore-based agency EASTWEST Public Relations to deliver localized...

Karbo Plants Flag in Silicon Valley

Tue., Oct. 10, 2017

...San Francisco-based digital tech PR and marketing shop Karbo Communications has expanded with the addition of a new office in Silicon Valley. Agency staff...

Karbo Connects with SPMJ Comunicação

Tue., Jun. 13, 2017

...San Francisco-based digital tech PR and marketing shop Karbo Communications has forged a partnership with Brazilian agency SPMJ Comunicação, expanding the agency’s footprint into...

Karbo Grabs TDK U.S. PR Account

Tue., Jan. 31, 2017

... Karbo Communications has been named PR agency of record for TDK U.S.A. Corporation, a wholly...

The Internet of Influence: IoT, AI and Humanity

Wed., Nov. 16, 2016

... Julie Karbo Artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things are trending in the news based on their...

Edelman's $840.9M in Fees Leads O'Dwyer Ranking

Wed., Mar. 16, 2016

...MN - $3.8M, +41.5%Leading gainers ranked 101-123:#118 Hemsworth Communications, Ft. Lauderdale - $669K, +138.1%#116 Karbo Communications, San Francisco - $758K, +99.8%#111 KCD Public Relations, San Diego, CA - $1.01M, +58.5%#109 Champion...

Developing Effective Content in a Mobile-First Society

Wed., Nov. 11, 2015

... Julie Karbo The growth of mobile phone and tablet use continues to skyrocket.  By the end of...

Karbo Communications Program Targets Tech Startups

Fri., Oct. 9, 2015

...with a bigger PR impact and better visibility, thanks to a new program that Karbo Communications has introduced. The PowerStart PR Launch Program, created for pre-Series A technology companies, is...

Racepoint Looks West with Fonkalsrud

Wed., Oct. 15, 2014

...Global as EVP and West Coast lead based in San Francisco. Fonkalsrud and and Julie Karbo split up K/F Communications after 13 years in June. For Boston-based Racepoint, Fonkalsrud is charged...

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