It was only a week or two ago that I wrote about contact manager FullContact and its impressive funding round. And the time I noted with interest that the company had flagged the prospect of it using some of that cash to fund strategic acquisitions.

I figured there had to be a reason for them to articulate that in their funding news and today we see why, with the announcement that FullContact is acquiring Conspire, a vendor in the business of analyzing relationships and their connection to contacts.

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Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.