|[December 04, 2012]
YourMembership.com and Affiniscape Combine to form Industry-Leading Membership Software and Career Board Services Company
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. --(Business Wire)--
YourMembership.com Inc., a leading global provider of online member
communities and web-based membership software, today announced its
merger with Affiniscape Inc., a provider of association
management software and career board job posting services for
The merged company is headquartered in St. Petersburg, Fla. with offices
in Austin, Texas and combines to form the world's largest and fastest
growing provider of web-based membership
management software and association management software. In addition
to delivering SaaS (News - Alert)-model membership
software, the combined company provides its customer base additional
value-add and revenue-generating solutions including: the integrated
Member Rewards platform; buyer's guides and supplier directories via
Directory Solutions; and industry-specific career board and employment
resources through the Affiniscape Career Center service.
William H. Stover Jr., CEO and president of YourMembership.com, leads
the combined entity that now serves more than 2,300 customers in 32
countries around the world. The company's customer base includes
member-centric rganizations such as trade, professional and state-based
associations, chambers of commerce, nonprofit organizations, societies
and foundations, and alumni organizations.
"Affiniscape has a long and successful history of serving the unique
needs of state and local associations while YourMembership.com has a
long-standing commitment to diverse member-centric organizations around
the globe," Stover said. "For all of our current customers, the benefit
of this partnership will be immediate and wide-reaching. Going forward,
the combined company will benefit member-centric organizations
everywhere by providing even greater, industry-leading software
solutions and professional services that meet and exceed the unique
needs of specific industry niches."
Adam Weedman, founder and chief strategy officer of Affiniscape, added,
"We are excited about this merger with YourMembership.com and are
committed to expanding the products and services offered to our
customers. With our combined expertise, industry knowledge and years of
experience, all of our customers gain immediate value from this
partnership." Weedman joined the combined company's executive management
team and board of directors.
The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm, acquired
YourMembership.com in January 2012 and is majority owner of the
"We're thrilled about bringing together two world-class companies to
create the market-leading SaaS software and services provider to
associations and member-based organizations," said Joe Manning, vice
president with The Riverside Company. "Simply put, it's a win-win for
our customers and each organization."
Founded and directed by professionals with more than 100 years of
combined experience in association management, technology and marketing,
Affiniscape helps associations increase their value, grow their
membership, and advance their mission. We achieve this by providing an
industry leading SaaS software platform along with a comprehensive suite
of value-added services that help associations compete more efficiently
and effectively. For more information, visit www.affiniscape.com.
About The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on
acquiring growing businesses valued at up to $200 million (€200 million
in Europe). Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more
than 300 transactions. The firm's international portfolio includes more
than 70 companies.
About YourMembership.com Inc.
Established in 1998 YourMembership.com is a software company that
helps member-centric organizations around the world provide more value
to their members, expand their membership bases, and enhance overall
operational efficiencies. YourMembership.com's SaaS-model membership
software solution features three integrated components
- a complete member website, online community and membership management
software - that transform how organizations capture valuable member data
and transform that data into actionable information. For more
information visit www.YourMembership.com.
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