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MA Family is a communications agency for tech companies. Our team includes professionals with a rich history in venture capital and the media. Our partners personally oversee each client, ensuring top-tier attention and proactive guidance. Think of us as your outsourced PR department.

This approach has successfully landed our clients thousands of publications and placements on The New York Times, TechCrunch, Joe Rogan’s Podcast, and the main stage of WebSummit.

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Our Services

PR & Communications

We leverage media publications to help companies achieve their business goals.

Community Building

We create custom events and online experiences, secure speakers and reporters, and ensure media coverage to create and sustain communities.

Research & Analytics

We dig into your data and public knowledge to develop fascinating papers about your industries.

Content Marketing

We turn blogs and newsletters into acquisitions channels of organic customers for your business

Our team

Anastasia Loureiro

Managing Partner & CEO

Anastasia has a unique background as a reporter, an investor and a communications specialist. She did fascinating work with Facebook, PayPal, and WeWork. Previously, she was a reporter at Forbes and a Partner at a VC firm.

Our team

Yury Molodtsov

Partner & COO

Yury combines a deep technical background with direct experience in PR. He worked with multiple tech unicorns such as WeWork, Houzz, HotelTonight and Gett. Earlier Yury was Investor at Day One Ventures, a San Francisco-based venture capital firm that invests in tech startups and leads their communications. Yury also has a degree in applied physics & math and worked in the space industry.

Testimonials

What sets MA Family apart is their deep understanding of our business needs along with their creative mindset and focus on operational excellence.

Marc P. Bernegger

CFC

Working with MA Family was a total breeze — they stayed on top of things, handled every aspect of our PR campaign timely and professionally and even secured TechCrunch coverage when we didn't expect it.

Sam Bokher

InstaPay

The team at MA family provided expert counsel and strategic advice, connecting us with key stakeholders in the fundraising ecosystem that were later pivotal to a successful fundraise. We benefited from the awareness generated at marquee events at the World Economic Forum in Davos 2020.

Arif Khan

SingularityNET & Alethea

When MA Family engages with a company they are providing results, not just communications expertise. You feel that they are there for you as a part of your own team.

Mikhail Konoplev

Houzz, WeWork

MA Family took an immense role in shaping our media relations, developed a comprehensive communications strategy, secured important media pieces, and pushed our story during the very critical moments for our company.

Ilya Ekushevskiy

Busfor

Upcoming

Lisbon

WebSummit 2020

Web Summit is an annual technology conference held in Lisbon, Portugal, considered the largest tech event in the world. Founded in 2009, by Paddy Cosgrave, David Kelly and Daire Hickey, Web Summit was originally held in Dublin, Ireland, until 2016, when it moved permanently to Lisbon, Portugal.

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Coverage Highlights

The Flipper Zero has a powerful new hat, and yes, it runs Doom

The Verge

The $49 Video Game Module is a collab with Raspberry Pi that fits right on top of the Flipper Zero to combine all the features of that device with tilt controls, video out, and all the code you can run on an RP2040.

Raising $7.5 million, Blueprint Finance launches Concrete Protocol, an on-chain credit market

Fortune

Following a $7.5 million raise led by Hashed and Tribe Capital, Blueprint Finance, emerging from stealth, today announces Concrete Protocol, an on-chain credit market that protects borrowers from liquidation, while offering yield to liquidity providers to fund short-term capital demands.

As a new AI-driven coding assistant is launched, the battle for AI-mindshare moves to developers

TechCrunch

Prague-based JetBrains — which developed the Kotlin programming language recommended by Google for Android development — has just released JetBrains AI Assistant, a Microsoft Copilot alternative. The Assistant will be integrated into JetBrains’ development environments (IDEs), code editors and other products and powered by LLMs from OpenAI, Google and JetBrains itself.

Injective Labs CEO Discusses a 'Highly Promising Sign' for the Evolution of DeFi

CoinDesk

Injective Labs co-founder and CEO Eric Chen discusses a new Injective survey which indicates a small amount of respondents weren't able to tell if they were operating on a centralized or decentralized exchange.

This limited-edition Flipper Zero is the latest transparent gadget

The Verge

The Flipper Zero — which the company calls a “portable multi-tool for pentesters and geeks in a toy-like body,” Verge friend Chris Person calls “a Swiss Army Knife of antennas,” and my kids call “the meebo” because I use it to emulate Amiibos for them — is now available in a limited edition with a transparent shell. I could have made several sentences from that info, but it felt appropriate to the spirit of Flipper Zero to cram it all into one.

Blog Posts

How To Interact With Reporters At Industry Events

With major tech events like WebSummit, Slush, Sifted Summit, and others just around the corner this fall, let's dive into strategies that will help you make the most of these opportunities and understand how to effectively leverage them to advance your PR goals!

5 Reasons PR for Crypto is Different

The crypto space's rapidly evolving and complex nature requires PR specialists to navigate intricate technical concepts while also addressing a global and diverse community.

The PR Flywheel: What It Can And Can’t Do For Your Business

People often think that PR and communications alone can help them achieve their goals and end up surprised when it doesn’t move the needle as much as they wanted. In fact, it’s a bit more complicated. PR is only a part of the virtuous circle.

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