DENVER, Feb. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BurstIQ, Inc., a leading healthcare blockchain data company, announced today that it has selected 1-800-PublicRelations, Inc. (1800pr) to serve as the company’s public relations agency of record. BurstIQ’s decision to formalize its partnership with 1800pr follows a highly successful strategic communications program that led to several key partnerships and the successful launch of BurstIQ’s private placement offering at the 2018 World Economic Forum (#DAVOS2018). BurstIQ will continue along the strategic trajectory established in partnership with 1800pr, securing critical partnerships to accelerate growth and platform development.
“As we have transitioned from a startup to an emerging growth company, our partnership with 1800pr has been invaluable,” says Frank Ricotta, CEO of BurstIQ. “We are eager to take that partnership to the next level and execute on the strategic vision laid out by CEO Matthew Bird. The next 18 months are going to be very exciting.”
"Having the opportunity to work with a successful emerging-growth firm like BurstIQ is beyond exciting. Their proprietary blockchain technology is uniquely positioned to disrupt multiple markets within the next 18 months, and we are thrilled to be partnering with them," commented Matthew Bird, CEO of 1800pr.
About BurstIQ ™
BurstIQ ™ is a leading healthcare blockchain data company. The company offers a HIPAA-compliant enterprise-level health data platform that seamlessly leverages blockchain technology, big data capabilities and machine intelligence enabling healthcare organizations to securely manage and control their data. The platform allows the creation of a next generation data marketplace for monetization of both individual and business data, personalized products and services, value-added B2B services, and more. The BurstIQ platform and data marketplace work together to improve the security and individual control of health data, increase health access and equity, reduce healthcare costs, and enable new insights and care models. Currently BurstIQ services major healthcare institutions, OEM data partners, unions, government agencies and sovereign nations.
About 1-800-PublicRelations, Inc. "1800pr"
1800pr is an award-winning strategic public relations agency with an emphasis on performance-driven PR programs, social-impact brand communications strategy and experiential event activations. We design, create and execute event-based sustainable communication programs to help our clients meet their strategic business objectives through media relations, global social impact initiatives and public-private partnerships. The high-energy sustainable communications initiatives we craft and content created is meant for brands to inspire social change while building market-share to support the global community.
Since 2014, 1800pr has serviced over 300 established brands, fortune 500 companies, government agencies, emerging growth companies, consumer product companies, non-profits, high-profile individuals, and financial institutions. *1800pr is a proud supporter and a media partners of the United Nations SDGs
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