On May 19th, 2022, Freestak was acquired by Gung Ho Communications. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Freestak is a sports-specific influencer marketing platform. It is an online platform that allows brands to find relevant influencers, run campaigns with them, and measure results. Freestak focuses on endurance (running, cycling, and triathlon), outdoors, and adventure sports. It is based in London, England.
Expert Collections containing Freestak
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Influencer & Content Creator Tech
These companies offer tech-enabled solutions to connect influencers with advertisers, facilitate the creation and management of influencer campaigns, as well as provide tools and services to the influencer community.
Latest Freestak News
May 23, 2022
Birmingham agency Gung Ho buys influencer platform Freestak will joined Jewellery Quarter-based firm and collaborate on new products (Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Sign up to FREE email alerts from BusinessLive - West Midlands - articles, insight and analysis straight to your inbox every morning Something went wrong, please try again later.Invalid Email Subscribe We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Thank you for subscribing!We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Consumer sport and lifestyle communications agency Gung Ho has bought out influencer marketing platform Freestak. The acquisition will see the Birmingham-based agency's existing client roster benefit from Freestak's proprietary influencer platform which currently reaches 1,000 content creators across the UK, Europe and the US. In addition, the undisclosed deal will allow the two companies to develop new products and capabilities that complement their existing communication services. London-based Freestak specialises in the sport, fashion and lifestyle sectors. Sign up for your free West Midlands newsletter and follow us on LinkedIn Email newsletters BusinessLive is your home for business news from across the West Midlands including Birmingham, the Black Country, Solihull, Coventry and Staffordshire. Gung Ho said the buyout was another step in its plan to redefine the agency which had recently seen the introduction of its talent management platform called Gung Ho Represents. The two agencies will continue to operate independently post deal. Chief executive Paul Phedon said: "Bringing Freestak into our Gung Ho family marks the beginning of a win-win partnership that will advance our existing influencer marketing and data-driven expertise while propelling Freestak to grow faster and into new realms and sectors. "Acquiring an influencer agency was a priority because the category is growing dynamically and this move further cements us as market leaders in the sector. "It's clear that Freestak's innovative platform will create a new canvass of opportunities to help our clients meet the ever-increasing demand for content, data and results metrics." Read More Freestak's chief executive Simon Freeman added: "This is not just the logical next step for our platform but it's a deeply exciting one. "We have long admired Gung Ho's creativity and our two companies also share a similar energy and passion for success which makes for a perfect cultural fit. "This is a partnership that combines our team of influencer and digital marketing and technology experts alongside Gung Ho's team of social media, content creators and PR professionals and we can't wait to get started. "The move and associated investment means we can take Freestak forward to new levels, strengthen our offer and further drive growth for our clients." Read More
Freestak Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Where is Freestak's headquarters?
Freestak's headquarters is located at 119 Myddleton Road, London.
What is Freestak's latest funding round?
Freestak's latest funding round is Acquired.
Who are the investors of Freestak?
Investors of Freestak include Gung Ho Communications.