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Pleasanton, USA
311 Ray Street
Pleasanton, CA, 94566
One Freedom Drive
11951 Freedom Drive
13 FL
Reston, VA, 20190
London, GBR
10 Margaret Street
London, W1W 8RL, GBR


Founder, CEO & Board Member
SVP Product & Research and Development
EVP & Chief Revenue Officer
Executive Vice President


Crowdcast, 9/2012


TOTAL $49.1M
Series A, 2/2007
Paul Pluschkell
Venture Round, 7/2009
Series B, 10/2009
Warburg Pincus
Series C, 3/2011
Warburg Pincus
Venture Round, 1/2012
Warburg Pincus
Series E, 3/2012
Warburg Pincus
Venture Round, 10/2012
Warburg Pincus
Debt, 1/2011




Spigit is a purpose built social networking tool used by leading companies to connect their employees, customers and business partners for idea and innovation discovery. Using sophisticated analytics built on advanced mathematics, Spigit takes us beyond information gathering and analyses to real time decision making and meaningful prediction. Spigit’s advanced algorithms and business process allows you to capture and compute all of your employees’ unstructured published data while simultaneously filtering out the noise and discovering intelligence. By employing game theory, currency, idea trading, rewards, and rich dynamic reporting Spigit allows you to get the most out of your key assets.

In August 2013, Spigit is facing severe funding dificulties. According to majority shareholder, PICO Holdings, at the end of 2nd Quarter, Spigit defaulted on its bank loans and agreed to merge with an undisclosed company. [PICO Holdings 10Q Filing](

Recent Milestones

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    spigit — aquired by Mindjet (9/1/13)
    Posted 3/27/14 at 9:49am via
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    spigit received $1.2M in Venture Round funding. (10/1/12)
    Posted 10/31/13 at 9:24pm
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    spigit acquired Crowdcast. (9/18/12)
    Posted 9/18/12 at 5:47am via
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    spigit received $15.2M in Series E funding. (3/21/12)
    Posted 3/21/12 at 5:46am via
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    spigit received $7.2M in Venture Round funding. (1/1/12)
    Posted 11/1/13 at 2:28am
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    spigit received $10M in Series C funding. (3/15/11)
    Posted 3/15/11 at 4:46am via
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    spigit added Lisa Purvis as SVP Product & Research and Development. (1/1/11)
    Posted 7/12/13 at 9:03pm
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    spigit received $8M in Debt funding. (1/1/11)
    Posted 9/3/13 at 3:24pm via
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    spigit added Mark Tisdel as CFO. (6/1/10)
    Posted 6/4/10 at 12:07pm
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    spigit — Spigit named in Lead411's Hottest San Francisco Companies list (5/18/10)
    Posted 9/12/10 at 10:53pm via
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    spigit received $10M in Series B funding. (10/1/09)
    Posted 10/15/09 at 10:58pm via
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    spigit received $1.5M in Venture Round funding. (7/20/09)
    Posted 2/21/14 at 4:30am via
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    spigit received $4M in Series A funding. (2/1/07)
    Posted 2/5/08 at 2:44pm
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    spigit added Paul Pluschkell as Founder, CEO & Board Member. (1/1/07)
    Posted 2/5/08 at 2:43pm



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  1. Spigit Acquires Enterprise Social Business Intelligence Company Crowdcast ( [edit]
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  3. SEC ( [edit]
  4. Warburg Pincus turns $10M tap on for Spigit ( [edit]
  5. Pico Holdings 10Q ( [edit]
  6. Warburg Pincus Invests Another $10M In Idea Management Platform Spigit ( [edit]
  7. VC Funding- Q1 2012 Source [edit]
  8. Spigit Closes Series E Financing Led by Warburg Pincus ( [edit]
  9. VC Funding: Q4 2012 [edit]
  10. Lead411 launches "Hottest Companies in San Francisco" awards ( [edit]
    Ideas. Innovation. Results. Mindjet & Spigit have joined to create the first platform to bring them all together. ( [edit]
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