Crisp Thinking calls itself the ‘global leader in online community management software’.

The company offers its services to brands, digital platforms and children and schools, as it protects against negative online communication in the form of spam, scams, bullying, and child predators.

Its clients have including Sony Online Entertainment, Ubisoft, Electronic Arts, the LEGO Group, and Cartoon Network.

The company has added offices in London, New York and San Francisco since it was first founded by serial entrepreneur Adam Hildreth in 2005.

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