10KMedia has been launched by Adam LaGreca, who was previously director of communications for tech startup Gremlin, which was founded by engineers from Amazon and Netflix. Gremlin has signed on a client at the new agency, which will offer a range of services including public relations, analyst relations and social media for startups. 10K Media will be based in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood. Before joining Gremlin, LaGreca served as senior public relations manager for Datadog and PR coordinator for DigitalOcean.
San Diego-based (W)right On Communications, Inc. and management consulting firm Excelerate, LLC have created a joint venture, (X), that will integrate business strategy solutions with complex communications for organizations as they navigate the post-pandemic lansdcape. (W)right On Communications CEO Grant Wright and Excelerate president Jana De Anda will co-lead the organization, supported by their respective teams, combined resources and offices in San Diego, Los Angeles, Portland and Vancouver, B.C. The two firms have client partners across the country and have worked with companies in such sectors as retail, conservation, financial services, energy and water utilities, cleantech, tourism and hospitality, higher education institutions, not-for-profits, and regional and city governments.
Scott Circle Communications, a D.C.-based firm that works with nonprofits, associations and corporate social responsibility programs, has launched a free program to help teams stay connected while they are working from home. Circle Up provides activities and customizable templates that organizations can use to encourage their teams to step away from their desks, be creative and support each other. From cooking tips to games, the program aims to give corporate teams space to have the kinds of conversations that are common in office situations. A new edition will be released each month. To see this month’s edition, click here.