MA Family is a team of media relations experts with a deep understanding of tech and venture capital
We brought our clients to the front pages of The New York Times and TechCrunch. Secured speaking slots at Web Summit, CES, and SXSW. Set up five large tech conferences ourselves. And launched Houzz, HotelTonight and WeWork in new markets.
Our clients form a distributed family of startups, investors, and entrepreneurs who support each and are always building something new.
We leverage media publications to help companies achieve their business goals.
We create custom events and online experiences, secure speakers and reporters, and ensure media coverage to create and sustain communities.
We dig into your data and public knowledge to develop fascinating papers about your industries.
We turn blogs and newsletters into acquisitions channels of organic customers for your business
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.
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.
What sets MA Family apart is their deep understanding of our business needs along with their creative mindset and focus on operational excellence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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