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Bospar Ranked PR firm


3335 21st St., San Francisco, CA 94110


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Bospar provides clients with bespoke packages that include any or all of these services: Public relations & media training, investor & analyst relations, digital content & video, crisis & reputation management, integrated marketing & messaging, employee engagement & change management.

Employees: 62. Founded: 2015.

Agency Statement:

Fortune named Bospar to its inaugural list of America's Most Innovative Companies, the only PR & marketing agency to make the list, ranking higher than Twitter and SpaceX. An analysis conducted by PRovoke Media recognized Bospar as the number one creative agency "pound for pound" in the U.S.

Bospar can move your business forward through the power of Politely Pushy® PR.

Are you an AI or data business raising funds? You can bank on Bospar to increase your visibility.

Are you rolling out a new cybersecurity solution? Bospar will alert media and secure coverage.

Are you working to scale your healthcare or HRtech business? Bospar will help you grow.

Are you keen to attract investors, partners, talent or analyst attention? Bospar is your magnet.

Are you trying to expand your business to the U.S. market? Bospar is ready to fly your flag.

Public relations and marketing are critical to your business success. However, if you are busy – launching a company, raising funds, bringing a product or service to market, winning new business, providing great customer experiences, attracting and keeping top talent, and/or growing your business – PR and marketing may not be front and center. Bospar can help!

Bospar provides clients with bespoke packages that include any or all of these services:

Public Relations & Media Training
Investor & Analyst Relations
Digital Content & Video
Crisis & Reputation Management
Integrated Marketing & Messaging
Employee Engagement & Change Management

Awards & Recognitions Include:

Fortune’s list of America's Most Innovative Companies
Financial Times – America’s Fastest Growing Companies 2023
•Named to the Inc. 5000, the third consecutive year
Fast Company's Best Workplaces for Innovators
•Named to San Francisco Business Times Business of Pride list

PRovoke Innovation SABRE Awards

–Agency Thought Leadership — Not Just A PR Agency — Bospar
–Iconoclast of the Year — Curtis Sparrer
–Experiential Marketing: Live Events — Neon with Bospar
–Mobile Apps — Real Messenger with Bospar and The Society Group
–Real-time Engagement (Crisis and Issues) — San Francisco Pride with Bospar
–Start-Up Marketing Campaign — Neon with Bospar
–Micro-Budget Campaign — San Francisco Pride with Bospar

•Five North American SABRE Awards

–Telecommunications — Infobip with Bospar
–Government Agencies — Pittsfield with Bospar
–Capital Markets Communications — Neon with Bospar
–Advocacy | Crisis Management — San Francisco Pride with Bospar
–Silver SABRE Awards | PR Agency Employee Program — Bospar

Curtis Sparrer, Chris Boehlke; co-founders & principals; Tom Carpenter, principal; Joseph Krasinski, CFO; Denyse Dabrowski, sr. VP; Paula Bernier, chief content officer

Clients Include:

Bio Bidet
Carta Healthcare
City of Pittsfield
Eagle Eye Networks
Hitachi Vantara
San Francisco Pride
Together by Renee

Bospar in the news with O'Dwyer's:

Budget Cuts, Dwindling Revenues Hit Marketing Depts

Tue., Jun. 11, 2024

...chief marketing officers by B2B marketing community CMO Huddles and San Francisco-based PR agency Bospar , the current economic climate has many marketers facing challenges on several fronts: budget constraints,...

News of Firms: Bospar Study Says Remote Workers Lead Green Wave

Fri., Apr. 5, 2024

... In Bospar ’s just-released Earth Day Survey, nearly every respondent who works from home (95 percent) says...

On the Move: Whataburger Hires Hudler as CMO

Fri., Feb. 16, 2024 account director. Wolpoff was most recently director, PR, AR & media relations at Bospar , and she has also held positions at Hot Paper Lantern, Prosek Partners, Peppercomm and...

How Leaders Can Approach Artificial Intelligence

Fri., Jan. 19, 2024

...In this special fourth anniversary episode of Taking the Lead, Curtis Sparrer, Founder of Bospar PR, turned the tables by interviewing me about AI’s role in leadership, and several...

Turning a Crisis Into a Win

Thu., Jan. 4, 2024

...allowed my team to successfully overcome a crisis that could’ve been disastrous. Assess the situation My Bospar team tapped Snider to breathe new life into San Francisco Pride in order to...

On the Move: KCSA Lures Bospar's Nagy

Mon., Nov. 13, 2023

...on the PR team within its health and wellness practice. Nagy joins KCSA from Bospar , where she was co-lead of the healthcare and fintech practice. Before coming to ...

Getting Healthcare Tech Coverage in a Crowded Market

Tue., Oct. 3, 2023

...survive,” or in this case, the ones with the strongest PR team behind them. At Bospar , my team has successfully broken through the noise and made waves for our healthcare...

Play With AI to Understand It

Wed., Jun. 21, 2023

...Curtis Sparrer of Bospar shared his thoughts on the growing impact of generative AI tools in the journalism...

SF Escapes from 'Doom Loop'

Mon., Jun. 5, 2023

...juice those numbers upward. Target comes out on top… The retailer ranks No. 1 in Bospar ’s “corporate courage index” ranking of brands that support the LGBTQIA+ community. ...

On the Move: Crosby Marketing Comms Hires Google's Reigle

Wed., May 24, 2023

...modeling strategies,” said Crosby President & CEO Raymond Crosby. Kristin Sommers Ditto Public Relations brings on Bospar vice president Kristin Sommers as SVP, head of accounts. Prior to joining ...

Tech Firms Saw 3.9% Uptick in 2022

Wed., Apr. 19, 2023

...landings, so we expect our clients to be involved in M&A at a healthy pace.” Bospar Embodies All Things Digital ...

PR Firms Chart 18.2% Growth In '22

Mon., Mar. 27, 2023

...50 firms as fee income surged 81.8 percent to $25.4M. Spectrum (+64.1 percent to $80.2M), Bospar (+46.7 percent to $18.2M), Marathon Strategies (+41.6 percent to $19.9M) and J Public Relations...

PR's Top Pros Talk: Stacey Grimsrud

Thu., Feb. 2, 2023

...communications pros with "an opportunity to be very bullish with our PR," according to Bospar vp Stacey Grimsrud. "I think now it's especially important to ensure that you maintain your...

Seeking Relevance at Davos 2024

Mon., Jan. 23, 2023

...from both parties welcomed the investment in Georgia, but there’s been no word from Greene. Bospar makes headway in tackling use of the odious "San Fran" term.  The latest results...

Look to AI & Big Picture Moments in '23

Fri., Jan. 13, 2023 Pfizer, Merck, Bayer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Genentech. Sparrer is co-founder and principal of Bospar , who recently won PR Week’s Most Purposeful Agency Leader. Here are some excerpts from the...

America Sours on Social Media

Thu., Dec. 15, 2022

...garbage, according to a poll of 1,000 adults released Dec. 15 by tech firm Bospar . Sixty six percent of respondents believe Musk’s takeover of Twitter is not good for users...

The Importance of Contributed Content in Tech PR

Mon., Nov. 7, 2022

...little that is more effective than contributed content. *** Curtis Sparrer is Co-Founder and Principal at Bospar ....

On the Move: Brand Leader Brings on Richard George

Mon., Nov. 7, 2022

...already potent approach to crafting solutions that drive results for our clients,” he said. Jennifer Tolkachev Bospar names Jennifer Tolkachev a vice president. Tolkachev was most recently vice president public relations...

Embracing Mental Health Technology

Thu., Oct. 13, 2022, right now, that’s my new purpose-driven and tech-loving mentors, my bosses: Curtis Sparrer, Bospar co-Founder and Principal, and Lauren Essex, ...

How Living Out Loud Can Help Your Professional Brand and Success

Wed., Jun. 22, 2022

...marginalized employees internally and for external human rights and social justice initiatives.  That resulted in Bospar , a firm that goes beyond just hiring LGBTQ+ individuals; it also accepts employees from...

On the Move: Clyde Group Hires Beamon as SVP-Healthcare

Wed., May 25, 2022 has also promoted Annie Betz to director, of communications, global advertising & partnerships. Chani Garb Bospar hires its 100th full-time staffer—Chani Garb, who joins the company as vice president of...

Good PR Starts at Home

Tue., May 24, 2022

...savvy career development and becoming a better professional. *** Curtis Sparrer is co-Founder and Principal at Bospar ....

PR's Top Pros Talk: Curtis Sparrer and Eric Chemi

Tue., May 10, 2022

..."Tech PR is leading because we're doing category creation," Bospar principal Curtis Sparrer tells Doug Simon. "We are saying this is a new category...

Accounts in Transit: Bospar Grabs Grin

Fri., Apr. 29, 2022

... Bospar  picks up Grin, a creator management platform designed to help brands build and nurture authentic influencer...

On the Move: BCW's Culbertson Moves to Bospar

Thu., Apr. 14, 2022

... Matt Culbertson Bospar hires Matt Culbertson as a vice president. Culbertson was most recently a vice president...

News of Firms: Bospar Pushes Back Against 'Don't Say Gay' Law

Mon., Mar. 28, 2022

... Bospar is awarding a $20K grant to an educator as part of the agency’s campaign...

PR Firms Report Robust 29.7% Growth in '21

Fri., Mar. 25, 2022

...had our best growth since 2011," said CEO Richard Edelman. Among the Top 50 firms, Bospar (No. 47) chalked up the biggest increase in fees as it advanced 83.2 percent...

On the Move: Finn Partners Promotes Heinley

Tue., Mar. 8, 2022

...reaffirmation of FINN commitment to be amazing,” said FINN global health chair Gil Bashe. Kristin Sommers Bospar hires Kristin Sommers as VP. Sommers was most recently a SVP and co-general manager...

On the Move: Bospar Adds Fox News Pro Brett Larson

Tue., Jan. 11, 2022

... Brett Larson Bospar hires Brett Larson as senior vice president of Red and Blue Media Strategies. Larson...

The Role of PR and Communications in a Crisis

Fri., Jan. 7, 2022

...can understand how they’d solve the problem and why they’d solve it that way. At Bospar , we have several former broadcast, business and tech journalists on staff who help the...

On the Move: USN&WR Hires O'Donnell as VP-Comms.

Wed., Dec. 1, 2021

...of our dynamic communications team," said U.S.News editor and chief content officer Kim Castro. Shaun Leavy Bospar hires Shaun Leavy as a VP. Leavy comes to ...

On the Move: Bospar Bolsters Social Media Practice

Thu., Nov. 11, 2021

... Mega Jewell, Samuel Anthony Harwit Bospar  bolsters its social media practice with the addition of Mega Jewell as VP and Samuel...

How to Be Useful to Journalists

Mon., Nov. 8, 2021 gain more, and more impactful, media coverage. *** Curtis Sparrer is co-Founder and Principal at Bospar ....

Bospar Rallies PR vs. Texas Abortion Ban

Thu., Oct. 28, 2021

... Bospar  has organized the PRoviding Choices virtual job fair for PR pros looking to relocate from Texas...

News of Firms: Evins Communications Unveils Evins PR+

Fri., Oct. 22, 2021

...and our vision of the future of public relations," said Evins chairman Mathew L. Evins. Bospar introduces a podcast hosted by CNBC veteran Eric Chemi, who has joined the agency...

On the Move: Bospar Adds Barnes

Wed., Oct. 6, 2021

... Kimberly Barnes Bospar hires Kimberly Barnes as senior vice president. Barnes joins ...

On the Move: Finsbury Hires Ex-EPA PA Advisor Bloomgren

Thu., Sep. 23, 2021

...climate advocacy, clean energy, cleantech and ESG work across a broad spectrum of industries. Lisa Morgan Bospar hires Lisa Morgan as vice president, content. Morgan was previously CEO of Strategic Rainmakers,...

Gavin Newsom Owes Fox News

Wed., Sep. 15, 2021 a restaurant that is not the French Laundry. How about a sit-down at In-N-Out Burger? Bospar leads the way for PR firms dealing with the fallout of the Texas abortion...

Consider These PR and IR Best Practices Around an IPO

Thu., May 20, 2021

...burnish a company’s image while enhancing shareholder value. *** Curtis Sparrer is Co-Founder and Principal at Bospar ....

On the Move: Purple Strategies Hires H+K Alum Nick Driver

Thu., May 13, 2021

...him a strong addition to our team,” said Purple co-founder and CEO Steve McMahon. Joe Krasinski Bospar hires Joseph Krasinski as its first chief financial officer. Krasinski joins ...

Musk’s SNL Dogecoin Skit Is Messy Damage Control

Tue., May 11, 2021

...from "Weekend Update" or the Wall Street Journal. *** Curtis Sparrer is a principal and co-founder of  Bospar PR. Business Insider named him one of the top fifty in tech PR twice....

Tech Firms Ride Out a Tough 2020

Thu., Apr. 22, 2021

...‘tech communications agency’ is, and can offer to clients.” Demonstrating the Importance of PR Curtis Sparrer Although Bospar principal and co-founder Curtis Sparrer says that the early days of the pandemic caused...

News of Firms: Bospar Gets Ink for First Female Eagle Scout Troop

Thu., Mar. 25, 2021

... Bospar  secured more than 20 stories on both broadcast and online platforms for San Anselmo, CA’s...

On the Move: Evoke Kyne Ups Account Director Chanta’ Stewart to DEI Post

Wed., Mar. 24, 2021

...the continued vitality of the firm under his leadership,” said Taft co-founder Pete Taft.  Greg Sandoval Bospar brings on Greg Sandoval as content manager. Sandoval was previously a senior reporter at...

It’s Time For the Tech Industry to Take Crises Seriously

Tue., Jan. 5, 2021

...assistance of a public relations crisis management professional. *** Curtis Sparrer is Co-Founder and Principal at Bospar in San Francisco....

Value vs. Vanity: Metrics that Matter for Earned Media

Wed., Aug. 19, 2020

...51 percent would leave a brand over media coverage. The second survey came from Bospar in July; earned media drove 19 percent of respondents to visit a company’s website...

Americans’ Purchasing Habits Altered by COVID-19

Thu., Jul. 30, 2020

...connect with audiences henceforth. According to a recent survey released by San Francisco-based tech firm Bospar , 86 percent of Americans report that COVID-19 has changed their consumer buying habits. Specifically,...

Accounts in Transit: Padilla to Raise Profile of New York Wines

Wed., Jul. 8, 2020

...of their creative and innovative approach to storytelling,” said HMS chief growth officer Maria Perrin. Bospar  has been named public relations agency of record for Mendix, a Siemens business and leader in...

Buying Behaviors May Not Swing Back After COVID-19

Mon., May 18, 2020

...area is lifted, according to a May survey by San Francisco-based tech PR firm Bospar . So, what are Americans doing with their money? Recent reports suggest they’re saving it. The...

Hats Off to Govs. Cuomo, Newsom, DeWine

Tue., May 5, 2020

...won't take a COVID-19 vaccine, once it is developed, according to a poll by Bospar , tech PR firm. Young people (18 to 24) are least likely (57.6 percent) to get...

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