TidalWave PR partners with top technology companies
and investment firms to best communicate their message to the public.



TidalWave PR is a select network of experienced communication professionals who provide media relations and corporate communications for venture capital firms and pre and post-IPO technology companies. We develop a strategy and approach specific to each client that will build their brand and gain awareness through coverage in the top business press, blogs, trade publications and broadcast media. Headquartered in San Francisco, TidalWave PR also has associates in New York.

Lisa Tarter, Founder

Lisa is the Founder of TidalWave PR and has over 20+ years of experience in corporate communications, venture capital and technology public relations.

TidalWave PR was started in 2000 and focuses on developing and executing on a comprehensive public relations strategy to serve some of the most disruptive and innovative pre- and post-IPO companies.

Along with the team, she arranges and manages briefings with top-tier business and trade media, coordinates press events and drives top quality editorial coverage for clients in a variety of publications (including national daily newspapers, weekly business publications, industry trade magazines, blogs and consumer magazines).

Current and past clients include: Affirm, Atlassian, Axonify, Survios, PowerReviews, Jive Software, Topix, Wrapp, Cast Iron Systems, Standard Renewable Energy, Jamcracker Inc.,, NBCi, as well as venture capital firms such as Shasta Ventures, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners and Bridgescale Partners.

Lisa is a member of the California Academy of Sciences Friends Steering Committee and serves on the board of Children of Shelters. Lisa holds a bachelor’s degree from Loyola Marymount University, where she majored in Communication Studies.


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