SparkFun Electronics Taps Catapult PR-IR for PR Services

Catapult selected as agency of record to help promote SparkFun's passion for helping showcase the fun and creativity behind electronics invention

Jul 25, 2011, 10:01 ET from Catapult PR-IR

BOULDER, Colo., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Catapult PR-IR, (, a leader in results-based public and investor relations for technology companies, today announced that SparkFun Electronics has selected it as its agency of record for ongoing public relations activities. SparkFun, a leader in the "Maker Movement," selected Catapult to promote its passion for helping anyone explore the wonderful world of electronics and to build their own inventions.

SparkFun has helped spur the DIY electronics industry to new heights.  Named one of Boulder County's fastest growing companies by the Mercury 100 for six consecutive years, SparkFun has grown consistently since it was established in 2003.  Fueled by techies' interest in producing their own products, SparkFun grew 181 percent in the last two years.  

"Catapult's strong background in technology and passion for promoting what we do made it the perfect choice to handle SparkFun's public relations," said AnnDrea Boe, director of marketing at SparkFun. "Catapult's ability to quickly get up to speed on our unique business and knowledge of the electronics industry helped tremendously during the initial stages of our partnership."

"We're thrilled to work with a cool, fun and very successful company like SparkFun," said Terri Douglas, co-founder and principal of Catapult PR-IR. "What SparkFun is doing as a company is both creative and exciting and we are very thankful for the opportunity to help promote all the extraordinary ways they connect with their customers and the science and technology communities around the world."

About Catapult PR-IR

Catapult provides strategic public relations and investor relations services exclusively for technology companies. It helps clients establish new market positions that are shared by only an elite few within their industry. The firm has won numerous awards, including PRSA's Gold Pick Award, Holmes Report's "Best Agency to Work For" award and the Boulder County Business Report's Mercury 100 Fastest Growing Companies Award. Its client roster includes: Agile Alliance, FreeWave Technologies, Gorilla Logic, JNBridge, SparkFun Electronics, Tasktop and ThoughtWorks Studios. For more information on Catapult call 303-581-7760 or visit the company's website at

Mary Cochran
Catapult PR-IR
Office: 303-581-7760

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