Sprout Social

Sprout Social’s innovative tools help businesses more effectively manage their social media and social care efforts. Sprout provides social media engagement, publishing and analytic tools for top global brands including AMD, McDonald’s, Nokia, Pepsi, and UPS.

Sprout’s world-class tools enable top brands – and more than 10,000 customers -- to engage on numerous social platforms including Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. The platform manages more than 6 million social interactions per day and makes it incredibly efficient to for brands to say connected.

Founded in 2010 and based in Chicago's vibrant West Loop neighborhood, Sprout headquarters is a lively center of technology innovation, product development, creative marketing and outstanding customer service.

Company Growth (employees)
Chicago, US
Size (employees)
397 (est)+4%
Sprout Social was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Chicago, US

Key People at Sprout Social

Justyn Howard

Justyn Howard

Co-founder & CEO
Gil Lara

Gil Lara

Co-Founder & Creative Director
Aaron Rankin

Aaron Rankin

Co-Founder & CTO
Andrew Caravella

Andrew Caravella

VP, Marketing

Sprout Social Office Locations

Sprout Social has offices in Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, New York and in 8 other locations
Chicago, US (HQ)
131 S. Dearborn St., Ste. 1000
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Sprout Social Data and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$69 m

Latest funding size

$42 m

Time since last funding

over 1 year


Sprout Social's latest funding round in February 2016 was reported to be $42 m. In total, Sprout Social has raised $69 m

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Sprout Social Online and Social Media Presence

Sprout Social News and Updates

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AWS is investigating S3 issues, affecting Quora, Slack, Trello

BCloud infrastructure provider Amazon Web Services (AWS) today confirmed that it’s looking into issues with its widely used S3 storage service in the major us-east-1 region of data centers in Northern Virginia. Other services are affected as well. “We are investigating increased error rates for Amaz…

Twitter tweaks direct messages for brands so they sound more human

Twitter is once again tinkering with direct messages, this time to let brands show customers that they’re communicating with a human, not an automated bot. With custom profiles, businesses no longer have to respond with their company name; they can instead insert a customer service agent’s name and …

Twitter is shutting down its business app, Twitter Dashboard

 Twitter announced today it’s shutting down a feature called Dashboard, launched last summer, that allows businesses a suite of tools to track tweets, schedule posts, access analytics, monitor tweets about their brand or other keywords and more. The company says that Dashboard will be fully shuttere…

Twitter makes DMs better for customer service with welcome messages, quick replies

Twitter is improving its direct messages with new features geared specifically for brands that use the platform for customer service interactions. Available through its developer API, brands can leverage welcome messages and quick replies to improve the overall experience. Twitter has enlisted the s…

Productboard raises $1.3 million to help product teams prioritize what to build next

 Productboard, the makers of a product management system that helps to organize user research and prioritize development tasks, has raised $1.3 million in seed funding to further its business. The round was co-led by Index Ventures and Credo Ventures, and included participation from Spread Capital. …
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