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Founded Year



Series B | Alive

Total Raised




Last Raised

$110M | 1 yr ago

About Grin

Grin offers software that allows direct-to-consumer brands to run influencer programs in-house, helping to automate recruitment, fulfillment of product, revenue tracking and aggregation, management of influencers, collection of W-9s, and sending payments.

Headquarters Location

1990 3rd Street Suite 800

Sacramento, California, 95811,

United States

(866) 979-1792

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Expert Collections containing Grin

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Grin Patents

Grin has filed 3 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Automobile layouts
  • Capacitors
  • Cloud infrastructure
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Latest Grin News

Charlie Besecker Joins GRIN as Chief Revenue Officer

Dec 23, 2022

By Seasoned Startup Executive Poised to Accelerate Growth for the Leading Creator Management Platform SACRAMENTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– GRIN , the leading creator management platform for influencer marketing, today announced that Charlie Besecker has joined the company as Chief Revenue Officer. In his new role, Besecker will be responsible for overall revenue growth, leading U.S. and international sales, marketing, and customer success, as well as GRIN’s vertical-market expansion and enterprise sales strategy. Driven by the exploding creator economy, GRIN’s creator management platform is poised for rapid worldwide growth in 2023 and beyond – having doubled revenues from 2020 to 2021 and nearly tripling its revenues from 2021-2022. Besecker brings substantial sales, business development and operational expertise to GRIN, having previously served as Chief Revenue Officer at ecommerce player Route, with the company ascending to a 1.25B valuation in 3 years under his leadership. Prior, Besecker held several revenue leadership roles at Qualtrics, an experience management vendor that was acquired by SAP for $8 billion in 2021. “We are excited to welcome Charlie to the GRIN team. He has great experience in scaling companies, at huge multipliers, very quickly,” said Brandon Brown, Co-founder and CEO of GRIN. “As a bold, visionary revenue leader, he brings a strong track record of success across multiple disciplines, including sales, marketing and customer success. His leadership will be critical as our company and the creator economy enter a very high-growth period and GRIN scales up to serve new customers and markets.” About GRIN GRIN is the pioneer behind the world’s leading Creator Management platform, designed for the next generation of brands who recognize that, in the creator economy, authenticity is everything. Our platform supports every brand’s journey to connecting with consumers through authentic creator relationships and is listed #1 across all top review sites including Capterra, G2 Crowd and Influencer Marketing Hub. Thousands of the world’s fastest-growing brands – including SKIMS, Warby Parker, Allbirds, Mejuri, and MVMT – use GRIN to make creators feel like trusted, empowered partners and work with them to build their brands into household names. Together, we are revolutionizing the Creator Economy. For more information, please visit and follow @GRIN. Contacts

Grin Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Grin founded?

    Grin was founded in 2014.

  • Where is Grin's headquarters?

    Grin's headquarters is located at 1990 3rd Street, Sacramento.

  • What is Grin's latest funding round?

    Grin's latest funding round is Series B.

  • How much did Grin raise?

    Grin raised a total of $143.37M.

  • Who are the investors of Grin?

    Investors of Grin include Imaginary Ventures, Devon Levesque, Danielle Bernstein, Lone Pine Capital, Bond and 12 more.

  • Who are Grin's competitors?

    Competitors of Grin include Convosight and 8 more.

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