Bespeak Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1990

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 12


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 8

  • Investments
  • 2

Bespeak General Information


SpendSmart Networks Inc is a software application company. It offers solutions to connect merchants as well as consumers. The company provides proprietary loyalty systems and a suite of digital engagement and marketing servers through its Mobile and Loyalty Marketing programs and proprietary website building software.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
BillMyParents, Ideaedge, SMS Masterminds, Socialwise, Inc. (Formerly Known As Ideaedge, Inc), 1st Net Technologies Inc, Vos International Inc, Spendsmart Payments Co
Ownership Status
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Communication Software
Other Industries
Business/Productivity Software
Corporate Office
  • 401 Congress Avenue
  • Suite 2650
  • Austin, TX 78701
  • United States
+1 (877) 000-0000

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Bespeak Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Bespeak Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Communication Software
Austin, TX
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Newton, MA
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San Francisco, CA
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Bespeak Competitors (18)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Paytronix Systems Private Equity-Backed Newton, MA 000 0000 0000000 0000 0000
Twilio Formerly VC-backed San Francisco, CA 0000 00.000 0&0
Vibes Media Formerly PE-Backed Chicago, IL 000 0000 000000000 - 0000
Belly (Business/Productivity Software) Corporate Backed or Acquired Chicago, IL 000 000 000000000 000
Branding Brand Venture Capital-Backed Pittsburgh, PA 000 000.00 00000000000 000.00
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Bespeak Patents

Bespeak Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-8260684-B2 System and method for coordinating and evaluating apparel Inactive 02-Oct-2009 000000000 00
US-20110082764-A1 System and method for coordinating and evaluating apparel Active 02-Oct-2009 000000000 00
US-20100114733-A1 Party payment system Active 30-Oct-2008 0000000000 00
US-20120022969-A1 Related party payment system Active 30-Oct-2008 0000000000 0
US-20140372297-A1 Related party payment system Inactive 30-Oct-2008 G06Q20/102
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Bespeak Board Members (6)

Name Representing Role Since
00000 00000 Self Board Member 000 0000
000000 00000 Self Chairman & Board Member 000 0000
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Bespeak Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Bespeak Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Bespeak Acquisitions (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
TechXpress (eCommerce Solutions Division) 22-Sep-2014 0000000000 00.00 Software Development Applications
Intellectual Capital Management 11-Feb-2014 Merger/Acquisition 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B)
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Bespeak FAQs

  • When was Bespeak founded?

    Bespeak was founded in 1990.

  • Who is the founder of Bespeak?

    James Collas is the founder of Bespeak.

  • Where is Bespeak headquartered?

    Bespeak is headquartered in Austin, TX.

  • What is the size of Bespeak?

    Bespeak has 12 total employees.

  • What industry is Bespeak in?

    Bespeak’s primary industry is Communication Software.

  • Is Bespeak a private or public company?

    Bespeak is a Private company.

  • What is Bespeak’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Bespeak is 00000.

  • How much funding has Bespeak raised over time?

    Bespeak has raised $8.63M.

  • Who are Bespeak’s investors?

    Social Programming Network, VOS International, and Wavewise have invested in Bespeak.

  • Who are Bespeak’s competitors?

    Paytronix Systems, Twilio, Vibes Media, Belly (Business/Productivity Software), and Branding Brand are some of the 18 competitors of Bespeak.

  • When was Bespeak acquired?

    Bespeak was acquired on 31-Jan-2018.

  • Who acquired Bespeak?

    Bespeak was acquired by Aclate.

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