Company formed by some of the people who did microtargeting on campaigns for Barack Obama and Michael Bloomberg. Xaxis released products that use HaystaqDNA's National Voter Database of 166 million voters in the 2016 election.
Ken Strasma, Andrew Drechsler, Brad Wleneke, Willie Desmond, Madeline O'Connor, Sébastien Vidal, Marcin Kossakowski, Blake Silberberg, Sergio Gutierrez
Primarily a database provider, with databases of voters, mobile phone numbers, consumer habits, campaign contributions, and more. They make software to help campaigns utilize and effectively combine these databases in a variety of campaigning techniques. TargetSmart also offers help campaigning, from predictive analytics to communications management. In 2017, a portion of their voter database was accidentally posted online by one of their customers.
Telephone Directory/Database, Election Results, Real Estate Records, Telephone Directory/Database, License Data, Surveys, Consumer Purchase Data, Campaign Disclosures/Donation Data, Census, Surveys
AggregateIQ makes campaign management software, including tools for managing outreach campaigns and voter databases. Most notably, they created Ripon as part of a contract with SCL Group, which was used as a database for Ted Cruz's campaign. They also built software for automating advertising campaigns. Upguard found AggregateIQ's Gitlab repository online in March 2018 and published a series of articles analyzing their software and clients.
Microtargeting, Door-to-Door, Telemarketing, Email, Facebook, Social Media, Advertisements, Geolocation Data, Contacts/Social Connections, Behavior
Ted Cruz, Greg Abbott, John Bolton, Thom Tilllis, Vote Leave, BeLeave, Veterans for Britain, Democratic Unionist Party, Countryside Alliance, Todd Stone, Mike de Jong, Doug Clovechok, David Calder, Green Party of British Columbia, Andy Wells