Activate, Inc.

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Activate is a management consultancy firm focused on technology, media and entertainment companies. The company was founded on February 1, 2010[1] by Michael J. Wolf and Anil Dash[2] in New York. Silicon Valley became the site of Activate's second office.[3] Upon launch, Activate did not take fees for small companies but instead took equity in them and board seats.[4]

Activate works with CEOs and senior management teams to drive company growth. It works with businesses on digital and go-to-market strategy and creates new media products and companies inside large businesses. The company does not reveal its clients but the founders have stated in the past that clients included a large Internet company, a firm in the magazine business and a sports league.[5]

The firm is known for issuing its annual Activate Outlook[6] report on the state of the tech, media and entertainment industries. It was delivered at the 2015 WSJD[7] conference and in 2014 the Fortune Brainstorm conference.[8]