CHICAGO, June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Rise Interactive, a
wholly-owned subsidiary of Quad and one of the top performance
marketing agencies in the world, is partnering with 50,000feet and
P33 to attract and retain top-tier tech talent back to Chicago.
This first-of-a-kind initiative, which is online at
https://gotechchicago.com , connects mid-career, cream-of-the-crop
tech talent by providing visibility and access to high-caliber
networking and lucrative job opportunities at Chicago's most innovative startups and
"Chicago is uniquely positioned
to serve as a global leader in technology and business innovation.
With three of the nation's top universities, a strong history of
corporate tech investments, and a cost of living unmatched by other
large U.S. metropolises, the city is an ideal home for young tech
talent," says Erin Amico, CMO of
P33, a nonprofit focused on making Chicagoland one of the best
places to work in tech. "The opportunity now is making sure that
tech professionals across the country see the value in starting and
building their careers here. Rise, our agency leading the charge on
digital communications, is poised to exceed expectations in
targeting and nurturing our audience."
"Rise is eager to invest in the growth of Chicago's tech community, especially as it
relates to profiling Chicago as
one of the most diversified and inclusive tech ecosystems in the
country," says Larry Fisher, CEO of
Rise Interactive. "The remarkable vision of the leadership at P33,
paired with the innovation I already see with teams at Rise, should
make local leaders in business very excited for Chicago's future."
"Rarely do you get the opportunity to be a part of such an
important initiative for the city in which your company was born.
50,000feet is honored to serve as a creative partner to help bring
the best and brightest talent back to Chicago," shared Braden Kline, Account Director at 50,000feet.
"The resources, enthusiasm and collaboration by so many incredible
institutions and startups in Chicago speak to our collective
commitment—we're very proud to be part of this important
This significant investment in Chicago's economic growth comes shortly after
Rise's 2020 announcements of rebranding and an expanded leadership
team, signaling a launchpad for the company's growth in 2021.
"Rise clients know we're experts at leveraging digital to drive
brand awareness, and we're eager to make the Chicago tech economy our next client," Fisher
says. "We look forward to building on our history of success in a
lasting way for this great city."
P33 is a privately funded non-profit focused on driving
inclusive, global tech and innovation for Chicagoland. P33's work
is anchored in deep research and is driven by a need to unlock the
potential of the digital age to solve some of the toughest problems
facing Chicago, such as equitable
access to digital careers, talent retention, deep science
commercialization and gaps in our growth stage startup
ecosystem. Formed in 2019, P33 is co-chaired by Penny Pritzker, former Secretary of Commerce and
founder and chairwoman of PSP Partners; Chris Gladwin, CEO and Co-founder
of Ocient and Cleversafe; and Kelly Walsh, President of the Civic Committee of
The Commercial Club of Chicago.
50,000feet is a creative agency dedicated to helping brands and
businesses soar. Working hand in hand with our clients we bring
strategy and creative together to deliver messages that move
markets. Our work is a direct result of the strategy that initiates
it, providing valuable insight while offering inspiration for
future creative flight. Because for us, it's about enabling our
clients to reach new heights. Onward and Upward. Learn more at
Rise Interactive is a full-service digital marketing agency,
driving better business outcomes for enterprise brands with a
proven approach to cross-channel media management and customer
experience. Rise is the only performance marketing agency
powered by Connex®, a cross-channel media optimization platform
that enables the agency's analytical marketers to invest each
dollar where it will drive the greatest return. Rise combines media
expertise with an award-winning customer experience practice to
drive, engage, and convert customers better than its clients'
competition. Rise is part of Quad's integrated marketing offering
and is fueled by the most data-driven marketing minds around the
globe, helping leading brands such as ULTA Beauty, Stanley Steemer, Quill, and others make smarter
marketing investments and create more relevant experiences for
their customers. For more information,
visit riseinteractive.com or follow the company on Twitter
Quad (NYSE: QUAD) is a worldwide marketing solutions partner
that leverages its 50-year heritage of platform excellence,
innovation, strong culture and social purpose to create a better
way for its clients, employees and communities. The Company's
integrated marketing platform helps brands and marketers reduce
complexity, increase efficiency and enhance marketing spend
effectiveness. Quad provides its clients with unmatched scale for
client on-site services and expanded subject expertise in marketing
strategy, creative solutions, media deployment (which includes a
strong foundation in print) and marketing management services. With
a client-centric approach that drives the Company to continuously
evolve its offering, combined with leading-edge technology and
single-source simplicity, the Company has the resources and
knowledge to help a wide variety of clients in multiple vertical
industries, including retail, publishing, consumer technology,
consumer packaged goods, financial services, insurance, healthcare
and direct-to-consumer. Quad has multiple locations throughout
North America, South America and Europe, and strategic partnerships in
Asia and other parts of the world.
For additional information visit QUAD.com.
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