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Kenect Acquires Friendemic

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Business texting platform Kenect said it completed its acquisition of Friendemic, a digital platform geared toward automotive and powersports dealerships and manufacturers.

Kenect is a texting platform used by businesses to communicate with customers, generate reviews, produce leads, collect payments and increase revenue. Friendemic is a provider of online reputation and digital communication software solutions.

“We are pleased to welcome the Friendemic team to Kenect and expand our capabilities for current customers and offer a broader set of opportunities for new customers,” Kenect CEO Shaun Sorensen said in a statement. “Friendemic’s focus on their customers and their deep relationships with dealers is exciting for Kenect.”

Added Friendemic CEO Steve Pearson: “Putting Friendemic and Kenect together creates one of the best digital communication platforms on the market. We’re thrilled for how this will advance the capabilities available to our customers and the industry.”

Kenect is used by nearly 6,000 businesses; the acquisition brings the customer base to 8,000.

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