Kenect acquires Friendemic

Kenect, a texting solution used by nearly 6,000 businesses throughout North America, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Friendemic, a leading provider of online reputation and digital communication software solutions for automotive and powersports dealerships and manufacturers. This transaction brings together two companies with the shared mission of connecting businesses with their customers. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Kenect is a texting platform, used by businesses to communicate with their customers, generate reviews, produce leads, collect payments and increase revenue. 

“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,” said Shaun Sorensen, CEO, Kenect. “Friendemic’s focus on their customers and their deep relationships with dealers is exciting for Kenect.”

With this powerful combination, Kenect will have nearly 8,000 customers across North America. Friendemic customers will now have access to Kenect’s texting, payment collection, and communication tools.

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

Source: https://boatingindustry.com/news/2022/09/20/kenect-acquires-friendemic/