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Cloud-based government transparency, legislative management, and digital marketing solutions for the government and education markets.
Granicus is the leading provider of cloud-based government transparency, legislative management, and digital marketing solutions for government agencies across North America and the United Kingdom. The Company’s software solutions empower government organizations to create better lives for their constituents by enabling better decision making, communications, and engagement while driving significant organizational efficiency via the automation of daily legislative workflows. Granicus has offices in Colorado, Minnesota, Washington DC, and London.
Vista Foundation Fund III completed the acquisitions of both Granicus in September 2016 and GovDelivery in October 2016 and subsequently merged the companies.
Host Compliance is the leading short-term rental (STR) compliance SaaS provider for local governments to identify STR’s, monitor rental activity, and enforce compliance as well as deliver STR registration, permitting, and tax collection processes. The Company has helped hundreds of local communities efficiently and cost-effectively implement fair regulations, recover revenue across active STR property platforms, reduce negative impacts on housing affordability, and preserve community character.
Granicus acquired Host Compliance in November 2019.
Firmstep is a U.K.-based provider of civic engagement solutions that reduce costs for governments and add convenience for residents. Its software transitions government customers from paper-based and in-person service delivery methods to user-friendly online interactions. The Company’s platform has been implemented by over a third of U.K. local authorities, accelerating digital channel shift, enabling savings, and improving customer service.
Granicus acquired Firmstep in March 2019.
SouthTech Systems provides cloud-based process automation software solutions that improve productivity for government offices. The Company’s products provide records management and disclosure solutions for city and county clerks, recorders, clerk of the board of supervisors, and election officials as well as state agencies and special districts.
Granicus acquired SouthTech Systems in November 2018.
IQM2, previously known as Accela Legislative Management, provides end-to-end meeting management software for the public sector. IQM2 enables government agencies to manage public meetings and engage citizens in civic processes through a suite of solutions including MinuteTraq™, MediaTraq™, eBoardroom™, and BoardTraq™. The platform unifies the entire experience of preparing, deciding, and sharing the results and content of public meetings online.
Granicus acquired IQM2 in March 2018.
Vision Technology Solutions is a leading provider of SaaS-based website and content management software for local, government, nonprofit, and education clients in the U.S. and Canada. Vision’s technology and professional services provide cost-effective solutions that increase government efficiency, build transparency, and promote interactive communication with citizens. Vision has more than 800 clients in communities ranging from less than 1,000 residents to more than five million.
Granicus acquired Vision Technology Solutions in February 2018.
Novusolutions is a leading provider of legislative management software. The Company’s flagship product, NovusAGENDA, provides meeting and agenda automation that streamlines the approval, tracking, and distribution of meeting materials for government clients.
Granicus acquired Novusolutions in August 2017.