By: Maribel Yoo On: January 04, 2017 In: Camden Partners News, Growth News, Portfolio News Comments: 0

BALTIMORE, MD (January 4, 2017) Camden Partners announced today that it led a $12.5 million growth equity round in Tracx, a Bethesda, MD based company. Camden’s investment was led by Jason Tagler, a Partner who focuses on growth equity investments in technology and business services companies.  Other investors included Edison Partners (existing investor) and Rick Rudman (Tracx CEO). The funds will be used to support continued sales and marketing growth, as well as an expanded product footprint.

Tracx’s social media management software is an industry-leader for its social listening and analytics capabilities — offering the largest social network coverage and conversation monitoring — while providing an all-in-one solution for reaping social’s full ROI potential.

“We’re thrilled about our growth equity investment in Tracx, and supporting their continued innovation and market leadership,” said Jason Tagler, Partner at Camden Partners who will join the Board of Directors as part of this round. “The caliber of the executive team and other investment partners is second to none —we believe they’re well equipped to take advantage of the large and rapidly growing social media space.”

With spending in the social media space expected to reach $25 billion by 2020, Tracx CEO Rick Rudman is optimistic about the company’s future opportunities. “We are uniquely positioned with the most comprehensive listening and analytics tool, seamlessly integrated with engagement and cross-network posting,” said Rudman.  “Our customers are uncovering crucial insights about their business, products, influencers and industry trends on social using our platform.”

Tracx is expected to double new sales in 2017.The Company was recently listed on Deloitte Technology’s Fast 500 for its 262% growth from 2012-2015; and was named a Top 100 North America Winner for Technology Innovation by Red Herring.

About Tracx

Tracx is an all-in-one social media platform that helps social-savvy companies hear and react to the full conversation online. Tracx collects data from more sources than any other social listening platform, which is why companies like Kraft, EA Games, Apple, and BAE trust Tracx to help them navigate the social jungle. Learn more at www.tracx.com or request a demo.

About Camden Partners

Camden Partners, founded in 1995, is a multi-strategy private equity firm based in Baltimore, MD. This investment was made through its growth-equity strategy, which focuses on late-stage companies in the technology, business services, education, and healthcare sectors.