Communications for investors and founders.

We are your partner
when you...

are introducing your brand for the first time or need a refresh.

are introducing your brand for the first time or need a refresh.

want to scale your team quickly with quality talent.

want to scale your team quickly with quality talent.

are raising or closing a funding round.

are raising or closing a funding round.

have messaging, but it’s not landing.

have messaging, but it’s not landing.

are ready to tell your story directly and creatively.

are ready to tell your story directly and creatively.

Since 2020

29

companies launched

$4.25B

in funding announced

$7.73B

in capital debuted from 13 funds (Fund I – IV, FoF) targeting early stage, growth and late stage founders and GPs

Our Team

Kerry Walker

Kerry Walker

Co-founder & Partner | Boston

Storyteller. Focused multi-tasker. Activator. Etsy wannabe. High school sports superfan. 26 years in the business.

Read full bio
Whitney Topping

Whitney Topping

Co-founder & Partner | Nashville

News junkie. People connector. Boy mom. Outdoor enthusiast. Recovering Californian and New Yorker. 26 years in the business.

Read full bio
Kristin Sauchak

Kristin Sauchak

Senior Vice President | Atlanta

Brand strategist. Writer. Creative. Dot connector. Half Angeleno, half ATLien. Sports nut. Coffee snob. Mom. Goofball. 18 years in the business.

Read full bio
Julie Bishop

Julie Bishop

Vice President | New York

Question asker. Executer. Reader of the room. GIF enthusiast. Live music addict. Extra-dry martini drinker. Aquarius. New Yorker. 8 years in the business.

Read full bio
Erin Maratea

Erin Maratea

Senior Consultant | Boston

Communicator. Em dash enthusiast. Beach wanderer. Fast talker, slow jogger. Lucky mom of two. 20+ years in the business.

Read full bio
Lizzie McGlinchey

Lizzie McGlinchey

Senior Consultant | Boston

Writer. Thought leadership executor. Dog lover and NBA fan. Natural wine devotee and part-time Canadian. 12 years in the business.

Read full bio
Laura Metzger

Laura Metzger

Senior Consultant | Boston

Connector. Adventure-seeker. Introverted extrovert. Wanderlust. Cocktail hour enthusiast. Proud mom. 15 years in the business.

Read full bio

Services for

Founders

6-8 week sprints towards flawless milestones

  • Product & Company Naming
  • Brand Strategy, Brand Identity, & Web for Launch
  • Communications “Hub” Function Establishment
  • Funding, Launch, M&A, and Exit Announcements
  • Executive Spokesperson Planning & Activation
  • Talent Recruitment Communications Strategy
  • Fundraising Narrative & Creative Support
  • “WC-1”: Strategic Narrative Prep for Exits

Services for

Investors

Flexible partnership for firms and their portfolio companies

  • Brand Strategy & Brand Refresh
  • Messaging & Narrative Development or Refinement
  • Media Training
  • Speaking & Message Delivery Training
  • Audience Segmentation & Mapping
  • Creative Brainstorming
  • Storyboarding

Our Experience

  • All
  • AI & Robotics
  • Biotech & Healthcare
  • Climate
  • Commerce
  • Consumer & Gaming
  • Creator Economy
  • Education
  • Enterprise
  • Fintech
  • Future of Work
  • PE & VC
  • Real Estate & Proptech
  • Space
  • Supply Chain & Logistics
Show More

Client Testimonials

“The Walker Comms team is a true partner to us, supporting the firm with strategic counsel and flawless execution and delivering great media results for our portfolio founders aiming to create positive global change.”

“Walker Comms mobilized within hours, strategized daily to land top-tier channels, and were on-call for everything from big picture planning to tiny copywriting tweaks. We received numerous inbound customers that will be instrumental to the next stage of the business, and we'd recommend them in a heartbeat for their energy, on-point messaging, creativity, and unparalleled skill.”

“They just get it. Whether it’s supporting our own firm, or helping our portfolio companies, they land the right messaging and opportunities to reach the audiences we’re after. We see them as an extension of our team.”

“From partnerships to funding announcements, content development to executive prep, the Walker team has helped us stand out to the right audiences in a crowded landscape and turned comms into a powerful driver toward our business objectives.”

“Our work with Walker Comms gives us deep access to market-leading knowledge and networks across VC and healthcare ecosystems.”

“The Walker Comms team are dynamic, thoughtful, and organized experts at their craft who were able to very quickly get up to speed on our business, product, and customers. They were great stewards of our vision and storytelling as we partnered to build and refine our messaging.”

Our Work

ACME Capital

Investor and Portfolio Support, New Fund Launch

We have worked with the investment team at ACME since 2020, supporting new investments, portfolio milestones, and the launch of its $300M fundraise in 2022.

Results: TechCrunch, CNBC, Axios

Infinity Ventures

Messaging & Positioning, Brand Identity, Website

We worked with a team of PayPal Ventures vets to launch their inaugural fund, from how they externally describe the fund, to how people interact with their brand online, and the public announcement of their new venture, Infinity Ventures.

Leaf Logistics

Thought Leadership, Funding Announcement, Media Training

We have worked with Leaf Logistics since the beginning of 2022, supporting a Series B funding announcement, conducting media training for key spokespeople and securing thought leadership opportunities for the founder and executive team.

Lithos Carbon

Funding Announcement

We supported Lithosʼs seed investment news with proactive communications in both public (earned media) and owned channels, securing top tier embargoed media coverage.

Recent Highlights

Kanvas Biosciences says next-gen live biotherapeutic products will unlock the power of the gut microbiome

Continue Reading

Sapphire Ventures on the nuances of GenAI demand

Continue Reading

BusRight and their plan to save the yellow school bus

Continue Reading

Playground Global announces $410M Fund III to invest in early-stage deep tech and science companies

Continue Reading
View More

How We Work

We measure impact, not hours.

We were born of agencies. They gave us creativity, collaboration, and networks that multiply their value. But the bill-by-the-hour model doesn't incentivize understanding, agility, or action.

We organize around value, not services.

The needs of high growth companies don't fit in boxes - our approach stretches and bends to the pressing demands of your company.

Partnerships take work. We are your guide and your ally.

Alliances depend on mutual focus on a shared goal, and an unwavering commitment to success. While you build your business, we craft and tell your story.

Ready to Connect?

We’d love to meet you. Reach us here: