Events.com
Location: 4660 La Jolla Village Drive Suite 600, La Jolla, California, United States United States
Founded in: 2010
Stage: Beta (public testing)
Number of employees: 50+
Funding history:
- Date: 06/2014, Series B: $6.5 M
- Date: 04/2010, Series A: $1 M (post valuation: undisclosed amount).
Investors: J Christopher Capital, ZIG Capital, Anduin Ventures, HI7E
Profitable year: 2012
Short URL: vator.co/events
Awards and mentions
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The winners of each business area have demonstrated innovation in the use of social media to overcome an organizational challenge. Social Media Start-Up Category: Includes web-based and mobile based technologies which are used to turn communication into interactive dialogue between organizations, communities, and individuals.
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The WorldBlu List of Most Democratic Workplaces 2011 is comprised of 52 organizations from a diversity of industries including aerospace, technology, manufacturing, healthcare, telecommunications, retail, services and energy, with a combined annual revenue of over $15 billion. These organizations include public, private, not for profit and educational institutions. They range in size from five to 80,000 employees and are located in the US, Canada, Mexico, the UK, Netherlands, Denmark, Malaysia, Haiti and India.
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Social-Loco is a conference featuring innovators focusing on the convergence of the social web, mobile and local-business.
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Splash is the premier high-tech startup event in San Francisco.

Events.com

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California, United States United States
http://www.events.com
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Company description

Our mission is to create meaningful human connections and memorable experiences around the events that enrich our lives. 

We provide a suite of cloud-based applications designed to encourage social interaction and remove the barriers of putting on and attending memorable events. We partner with organizers to improve the event management process enabling them to make meaningful connections with attendees while providing event goers a platform to discover, explore, interact, and share their experiences. 


Team
  • Mitch Thrower
    Mitch Thrower | Founder
    Founder & Chairman, Events.com | Founder, La Jolla Foundation | Co-Founder, Active.com (Active Network) | Chairman & Owner, Triathlete Magazine | Chief Interactive Officer, Competitor Group | Author, Attention Deficit Workplace | 22X Ironman
  • Gregg Parise
    Gregg Parise | Team member
    Gregg is the Chief Executive Officer for Events.com, a provider of cloud-based applications to encourage social interaction and enhance the experience of putting on, promoting and attending events.
  • Greg Spillane
    Greg Spillane | Team member
    Greg is the Chief Operating Officer for Events.com, a provider of cloud-based applications to encourage social interaction and enhance the experience of putting on, promoting and attending events.
Investors
Mitch Thrower
Founder & Chairman, Events.com | Founder, La Jolla Foundation | Co-Founder, Active.com (Active Network) | Chairman & Owner, Triathlete Magazine | Chief Interactive Officer, Competitor Group | Author, Attention Deficit Workplace | 22X Ironman