PRESS RELEASE – October 6th 2015
Graduway Recognized as Blackbaud’s 2015 Technology Partner of the Year
London, UK, (October 6, 2015) — Graduway, the leading provider of branded alumni networking platforms, announced it has been selected as the 2015 Technology Partner of the Year by Blackbaud, Inc., the leading provider of software and services for the global philanthropic community.
“We named Graduway as our 2015 Technology Partner of the Year because over the last couple years our partnership has been, and continues, gaining momentum and customers are very pleased with the value add Graduway brings,’’ said Chris Clinton, Blackbaud’s vice president, Global Channels and Partner Ecosystem. Randy Jacques, Blackbaud’s director of Technology Partners and Alliances added, ‘’The partnership is multifaceted incorporating, a commercial partnership, a technical partnership allowing easy integration between our products, and a co-marketing partnership providing mutual representation at both Blackbaud’s premier bbcon 2015 event and Graduway’s Global Leaders Summit. We are excited to continue working with Graduway because together, we can better serve our customers.’’
“This is a huge honor for Graduway,’’ said Daniel Cohen, CEO of Graduway. ‘’We understood early on that it was critical that Graduway’s alumni networking platforms lived within our clients’ ecosystem – and that of course meant establishing a deep partnership with Blackbaud. We look forward to continue to strengthen and develop our partnership with Blackbaud over the years ahead.’’
To learn more about Graduway’s alumni networking product, visit www.Graduway.com. To learn more about the Blackbaud Partner Network, visit www.blackbaud.com/partners.
About Blackbaud and Graduway’s Technology Partnership
The partnership allows Graduway’s alumni networking platforms to leverage select Blackbaud marketing and fundraising products by enabling clients to find lost donors and better engage them. Graduway’s platform quickly provides a source of real time donor contact and activity information that flows seamlessly into Blackbaud products like Raiser’s Edge®. It also improves alumni engagement, enhancing the campaigns of clients using marketing and fundraising products like Blackbaud NetCommunity™.
Graduway is the leading provider of branded alumni networking platforms. Founded in 2009, Graduway has transformed the way schools stay in touch with their alumni. Schools across the world use a Graduway platform to combine the power of their brand with the connectivity of social networks, resulting in finding their lost alumni and producing the most engaged platform currently available. For more information, visit www.Graduway.com.
Serving the worldwide philanthropic community for more than 30 years, Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) combines innovative software and services, and expertise to help organizations achieve their missions. Blackbaud works in over 60 countries to power the passions of more than 30,000 clients, including nonprofits, K-12 private and higher education institutions, healthcare organizations, foundations and other charitable giving entities, and corporations. The company offers a full spectrum of cloud and on-premise solutions, as well as a resource network that empowers and connects organizations of all sizes. Blackbaud's portfolio of software and services support nonprofit fundraising and relationship management, eMarketing, advocacy, accounting, payments and analytics, as well as grant management, corporate social responsibility, and education. Using Blackbaud technology, these organizations raise, invest, manage and award more than $100 billion each year. Recognized as a top company, Blackbaud is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina and has operations in the United States, Australia, Canada, Ireland and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.blackbaud.com.
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