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COVID-19 Response

Granicus: Enabling Rapid Government Communications

New information surrounding COVID-19 is coming out on an hourly basis, making it difficult to separate fact from fiction. Granicus is making it quicker and easier for government health agencies to share vital information by giving government communicators access to the Company’s database of over 200 million opted-in U.S. citizens.

Granicus’ govDelivery platform has already delivered over 800 million email, video and SMS messages containing COVID-19-related information from federal, state and local governments. Using machine learning, Granicus is helping health agencies prioritize and rank COVID-19 content for citizens so they can find the content most relevant to them personally. The Company is also offering agencies a series of free resources, including its virtual meeting solutions to ensure democracy continues to function, but at a distance.

Explore the Granicus COVID-19 Solution Center.

Year of Investment: 2016
Portfolio Status: Current
Headquarters: Denver, CO

Reaching Over 200MM U.S. Citizens

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 Australia, 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, D.C. 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. Harvest Partners acquired Granicus in January 2021. Vista Foundation Fund IV completed a new equity investment in the Company in January 2021.

Learn more about the partnership here.

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