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Brand Agency

Ueno

Ueno

Ueno

Ueno is a full-service agency, helping companies design and build beautiful digital products, brands, and experiences. They've worked with Pillar portfolio company Abridge, with great results.
Addis

Addis

Addis

The Addis team has deep roots in branding which enables them to be creative partners with a long- term strategic vision for the brands they work with.  The firm provides cost-effective support and works with well-established clients in Boston.
Wilfey

Wilfey

Contact: Carly Mellos

Wilfey

Contact: Carly Mellos

Wilfey is a creative house that partners with VC firms to provide its portfolio companies with cost-effective design and positioning resources. Wilfey specializes in producing high-quality work on tight deadlines with expertise in branding, positioning, pitch decks, and marketing assets.
Skurchak Design

Skurchak Design

Contact: John Skurchak

Skurchak Design

Contact: John Skurchak

John Skurchak created our Pillar logo, and we have worked with him on several projects. He is extremely talented, and can help with full brand development.
We Make Heart

We Make Heart

Contact: Thomas O'Connell

We Make Heart

Contact: Thomas O'Connell

Thomas O'Connell is the founder of We Make Heart. Thomas is a master storyteller and helps companies bring their identify to life through content and visual design. We We Make Heart's work here. He helped to create the Pillar brand and website.

Events & Caterers

ezCater

ezCater

ezCater

ezCater is a rapidly growing local Boston late-stage company that instantly connects your office with hundreds of catering options. ezCater makes it easy to order catering from hundreds of caterers on one website. This is our favorite solution for office meals at Pillar!
Host

Host

Contact: Michelle Carazas

Host

Contact: Michelle Carazas

Host is a digital platform that connects corporate customers with pre- vetted, certified, and insured bartenders within 2 minutes. They provide their customers the insurance and experience they need to have a successful event. Our portfolio has worked with Michelle Carazas at the company.
Bread & Ginger

Bread & Ginger

Contact: Meghan Hargraves

Bread & Ginger

Contact: Meghan Hargraves

Meghan Hargraves from Bread & Ginger is a talented chef and caterer, who often prepares delicious meals for Pillar events. Meghan provides in-office catering and at-home meal delivery.
SixPlus

SixPlus

Contact: Nat Smith

SixPlus

Contact: Nat Smith

SixPlus is like OpenTable for groups. Their free concierge service can help you book your next event, whether it is a restaurant private room or buyout.
Popavent

Popavent

Contact: Caitlin Carey

Popavent

Contact: Caitlin Carey

Popavent is a club of planners representing tech startups, non-traditional venues + unexpected experiences. The company has helped to plan several Pillar events, including our Pillar Portfolio Unconference and our Annual Thanksgiving Feast. Popavent collaborates with companies of all sizes across events of different scales. We work with Caitlin Carey at the company.
Sam Moody Photography

Sam Moody Photography

Sam Moody Photography

Sam Moody is an incredibly talented photographer who works with companies across the Boston startup ecosystem. We've worked with Sam on our firm headshots and portfolio photos. He is wonderful to collaborate with and always creates beautiful photography. View Sam's work here.

Graphic Designers

Meaghan Kane

Meaghan Kane

Contact: Meaghan Kane

Meaghan Kane

Contact: Meaghan Kane

Meaghan Kane comes highly recommended to Pillar as a brand, web, and experience designer for digital products.
Erik DiMauro Design

Erik DiMauro Design

Contact: Erik DiMauro

Erik DiMauro Design

Contact: Erik DiMauro

Erik is a graphic and logo designer, and has created several logos for companies in the broader Pillar community. View Erik's work here.
Britni Linford Design

Britni Linford Design

Contact: Britni Linford

Britni Linford Design

Contact: Britni Linford

Britni Linford is based in SLC, Utah. and frequently freelances for the Pillar team. She is creative, fast, and a wonderful person to collaborate with. View Britni's work here.

Marketing Consultants

StrongHouse Media

StrongHouse Media

Contact: Dena Enos

StrongHouse Media

Contact: Dena Enos

The Pillar team has worked with Dena at StrongHouse Media on social media, content, SEO, analytics, and more.
Data Point Partners

Data Point Partners

Data Point Partners

Data Point Partners is a full-service strategic consulting and digital marketing agency specializing in SEO and SEM. Partner, Pat McManus, comes recommended to us from a trusted founder in Boston.
Duende

Duende

Contact: Christine Fiske

Duende

Contact: Christine Fiske

Christine Fiske is an independent marketing consultant who recently branded her firm Duende to focus on people-first engagement. She helped with Pillar’s launch. We’ve known her for years, and she’s a wonderful person and a strong marketer. Christine's focus with Duende now is audience building (acquisition) and nurturing (retention) and live event strategy.

Photography & Video

Sam Moody Photography

Sam Moody Photography

Sam Moody Photography

Sam Moody is an incredibly talented photographer who works with companies across the Boston startup ecosystem. We've worked with Sam on our firm headshots and portfolio photos. He is wonderful to collaborate with and always creates beautiful photography. View Sam's work here.

Public Relations

Noonan Communications

Noonan Communications

Contact: Ally Noonan

Noonan Communications

Contact: Ally Noonan

Ally from Noonan Communications is a PR Consultant who can work with your team to create press releases, media advisories, media fact sheets, media lists and more. We've worked with her at Pillar.
Lara Miller PR

Lara Miller PR

Contact: Lara Miller

Lara Miller PR

Contact: Lara Miller

Lara Miller, an award winning publicist, has been in the PR industry for over 15 years and primarily works with tech clients, with a specialty in AI, Blockchain, Enterprise Tech and SaaS startups. Lara has assisted both startups and large corporations with their PR needs with great success.
Fama PR

Fama PR

Fama PR

Fama works with a number of companies across Boston and beyond. They're pros, and generally work with later stage companies.
Launchsquad

Launchsquad

Launchsquad

Our portfolio companies on the West Coast have had great success working with the team at Launch Squad to gain news and momentum around everything from new company milestones to launch events.
Launch Pad Agency

Launch Pad Agency

Launch Pad Agency

One of Pillar's portfolio companies in the robotics space has had great success with this firm. The company is based on the west coast.
Chap Public Relations

Chap Public Relations

Contact: Keith Chapman

Chap Public Relations

Contact: Keith Chapman

Chap Public Relations is based in Chicago. The firm works with businesses to create, develop, and tell their stories to the media in a way that will resonate with key constituents - from prospective customers and employees to potential investors and partners. The firm comes recommended to us from an established founder who has worked with the firm on contributed content, product launches and more. We work with Keith Chapman at the firm.
Element PR

Element PR

Element PR

Element Public Relations combines experience, passion and imagination to help today's technology companies tell their stories. One of our portfolio companies based in SF has seen strong results in working with the firm.

Swag

Nucleus Creative Group

Nucleus Creative Group

Nucleus Creative Group

Led by Chris Kovach, Nucleus Creative Group develops swag across the full spectrum from basic to bold. Chris works with well-known bands across the country to develop their tour merchandise, and brings a strong eye for design to every new project.
Axis Promotions

Axis Promotions

Contact: Emily Cummings

Axis Promotions

Contact: Emily Cummings

Pillar has worked with Axis Promotions for the last four years to source high-quality, creative, durable swag for our portfolio companies and community. The firm is full of interesting ideas for how to turn your swag from zero to hero. Reach out for help!

Website Designers

We Make Heart

We Make Heart

Contact: Thomas O'Connell

We Make Heart

Contact: Thomas O'Connell

Thomas O'Connell is the founder of We Make Heart. Thomas is a master storyteller and helps companies bring their identify to life through content and visual design. We We Make Heart's work here. He helped to create the Pillar brand and website.
Meaghan Kane

Meaghan Kane

Contact: Meaghan Kane

Meaghan Kane

Contact: Meaghan Kane

Meaghan Kane comes highly recommended to Pillar as a brand, web, and experience designer for digital products.
Craft

Craft

Contact: Jeremy Merle

Craft

Contact: Jeremy Merle

Made by Craft creates digital products focusing on beautiful, human-centered design, UX and product strategy. The Pillar team has worked with Jeremy in the past, and the team is responsible for the Petri.bio website.
Oak Maine

Oak Maine

Contact: Katie Okolita

Oak Maine

Contact: Katie Okolita

Katie Okolita built Pillar's Founder Guide website and is an absolute pleasure to work with. She is fast, thorough, and wonderful to collaborate with. View Katie's work here.

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