Circulate Networking Events

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

My friend and former colleague Charlie O’Donnell created a new kind of networking event for the moment we are in. These are virtual networking events designed to “include diverse perspectives in the innovation community.”

Event Driven Growth

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I’ve seen event driven growth spurts over the years. Each situation is different but a framework I like is to take your pre-event baseline, your event driven peak, and assume you will give up half of the delta when things return to normal and that will be your new baseline. That has been true of almost every event driven growth spurt I have seen in my career. I realize that most businesses are suffering greatly in this pandemic. Many have been shut completely.

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Experiences Over Events

GCUC

Your most recent event just wrapped. The post Experiences Over Events appeared first on GCUC Community. Amenity Coworking Community Coworking Events membership Events experiencesLet me guess… you are disappointed in the turnout and participation?

Online events platform Delegate Connect gets $10M AUD led by AirTree

TechCrunch

Delegate Connect is the latest virtual/hybrid events platform to land funding. The capital will be used to build Delegate Connect’s teams in Melbourne, London and Norway, which enable it to handle events around the world, increasing headcount from 45 to more than 100 by December.

Cold Calling Tips and Tricks

In recent years, cold calling has become synonymous with rejection and failure. But the numbers aren't that clear; while less than 2% of today’s cold calls actually result in meetings, 78% of decision-makers have taken an appointment or attended an event as a result of a cold call. What’s the verdict?

Event networking app Grip raises $13M, as pandemic forces events to stay virtual

TechCrunch

With offline events now firmly moved to online for the foreseeable future, startups in the networking space had to pivot fast in the face of the pandemic. Since last year, Grip moved into an “omnichannel” experience, combining various event types across virtual, hybrid and live.

Communication software startup Channels takes on event management with text workflow

TechCrunch

a communication software tailored for physical workers, and already racking up some big customers in the event management industry. Siddharth Kaul , 18, Elan Rosen , 20, and Ibrahim Mohammed, 20, started the company after finding some common ground in retail and events.

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LiveControl raises $30M to help venues livestream events

TechCrunch

One thing seems certain: The past year-and-a-half has fundamentally transformed the world of live events. On the flip side, it’s been a massive driver for those companies working to expand the reach of in-person events. These best practices maximize the value of your online events.

Challenging Gender Bias in Entrepreneurship: A YLAI Alumni Advisory Board Virtual Event

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

The YLAI Alumni Advisory Board is excited to invite you to an upcoming virtual event entitled “ Challenging Gender Bias in Entrepreneurship “, presented in honor of YLAI4All and International Women’s Day.

How Calendly is building a platform by turning scheduling into a center-stage event

TechCrunch

Apps Enterprise Events Startups TC calendar calendly EC Enterprise Applications EC TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 Google Microsoft Qualtrics TechCrunch Disrupt TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 Enterprise Tope AwotonaThe tools you use most often are the ones you think about the least.

How To Organize and Market Your First Event. 4 Experts Weigh In.

Smart Hustle Magazine

Events marketing and hosting are powerful ways to build your brand and generate revenue for your business. The event could be small, with 10 people and a box of pizza. It could be a big event with 500 people in a conference room and event staff. Marketing event marketing

Pivoting from offline into virtual events for enterprises nets Tame a $5.5M seed round

TechCrunch

In March 2020, Tame had a digital event suite for offline corporate events. But with the pandemic hitting, it did a hard pivot into providing a highly customizable virtual events platform, primarily used by companies for their sales events.

Introvoke raises $2.7M to power online events that can be embedded anywhere

TechCrunch

While there’s been plenty of attention and money lavished on virtual event platforms over the past year, Introvoke co-founder and CEO Oana Manolache predicted that we’re only at the beginning of a “third wave of digital transformation.”

Prices increase tonight for our space-focused event, TC Sessions: Space

TechCrunch

Find this and all the panel discussions, interviews, fireside chats and interactive Q&As listed in the event agenda. Bonus exposure: all exhibiting space startups get pitch live to attendees during the event. Events Space Startups TC Sessions Space 2020

Cisco to acquire Indy startup Socio to bring hybrid events to Webex

TechCrunch

Cisco announced this morning that it intends to acquire Indianapolis-based startup Socio , which helps plan hybrid in-person and virtual events. Socio provides a missing hybrid event management component for the company to add to its Webex platform.

The 2019 Top Coworking Events

Deskmag

Not sure what coworking industry events you would like to attend in 2019? All of those events offer a great opportunity to network and many ways to gain your knowledge. Learn from failures or get inspired by success stories and enjoy the Indian cuisine in Goa. Discover the latest market trends in Denver's old opera house and explore the surrounding Rocky Mountains. Study how coworking spaces are financed and become sustainable in Gdansk or Alicante and widen your horizon at the sea.

The Unforeseen Benefits of Online Events

Tomasz Tunguz

In this era, virtual events have replaced IRL events. Virtual events have many obvious benefits. No hotels, no event venues, no catering, no ensuring guests are in the right city at the right time. Many of our portfolio companies have experimented with virtual events quite successfully. An IRL event of 50, when transitioned online, will swell to 250-500 registrants. Of course, virtual events have trade-offs.

8 Steps to Building a Plan for Your First Customer Event

Smart Hustle Magazine

If you are working on your first event for your customers, you need a plan. That’s true for any kind of event, from a festival to a fundraiser to a funhouse. Writing an event plan might sound like a major project, and it kind of is. That’s because it’s the best way to prove your event is a valuable investment to potential partners, sponsors, and other stakeholders. Step #1: Craft your event mission statement. Step #4: Tell a vivid story about your event.

Current Events and Math

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

If I was teaching math right now, I would be using these events to teach complicated math concepts to my students. Watching the election returns last night made me think about all of the math we are learning in the last year. Now that our elections include different kinds of votes that have different demographics associated with them (mail-in votes, early votes, same-day votes), the absolute numbers move all around as the votes are being counted and reported.

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2020 Top Coworking Industry Events

Deskmag

São Paulo, Bali, Seattle, Erfurt or Vienna. those are the locations of the next large coworking gatherings. Mark the dates in your calendar

TouchCast raises $55M to grow its mixed reality-based virtual event platform

TechCrunch

A lot of what we have seen in virtual events, and in particular conferences, has to date been, effectively, a managed version of a group call on one of the established videoconferencing platforms like Zoom, Google’s Hangout, Microsoft’s Teams, Webex and so on.

Virtual Incubation and Acceleration Services: What Really Works?

INBIA

Ecosystem News InBIA EventsThe post Virtual Incubation and Acceleration Services: What Really Works? appeared first on InBIA.

Last chance to save on dual-event passes to Early Stage 2021

TechCrunch

Buy a dual-event pass before the early-bird deadline: Tonight, March 26 at 11:59 pm (PST). Don’t let qualms about virtual event quality hold you back. Events Startups TC TC Early Stage 2021Procrastinators, last-minute decision makers and overwhelmed entrepreneurs heed this call!

A Well-Organized Event Promotes Networking

Entrepreneurs' Organization

As a certified meeting professional (CMP) and the CEO of Special D Events , a national business event management agency, Galle knows what it takes to design a meeting or event for proper networking. Communicate with your event host.

Students Innovate at Entrepreneurship and STEAM Event

EntreEd

The post Students Innovate at Entrepreneurship and STEAM Event appeared first on EntreEd. Students from Boone and Lincoln Counties in West Virginia participated in Entrepreneurship and STEAM day at Bridge Valley. News Articles of Note News Room Our Announcements

YC’s First Lightning Tech Talks Series & Hiring Event on September 10

Y Combinator

Because we want to keep the event a bit more intimate and personal, we’re asking people to apply, and ranking their interest in companies prior to the event. Event Startups Work at a Startup YC Events Feature

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Dual-event ticket prices to TC Early Stage 2021 increase this Friday

TechCrunch

Kill two adages with one click, buy a dual-event pass at the early-bird price and you’ll save $100 or more. Prices on dual-event passes go up this Friday, March 26 at precisely 11:59 pm (PST). We’ve all heard the adage, less is more.

Launch next-level networking with CrunchMatch at our TC Sessions: Space event

TechCrunch

TC Sessions: Space 2020 , our first space technology event, launches December 16-17, and you won’t want to miss our virtual conference focused on this fast-emerging startup category. Events Space Startups CrunchMatch TC Sessions Space 2020

Hopin raises $125M for its online events platform on the back of surging growth

TechCrunch

This morning Hopin , a startup that provides online events software, announced that it has closed a $125 million Series B round of capital. Its virtual events technology caught a tailwind when COVID-19 cancelled travel and in-person events all around the world.

Smart Women, Smart Hustle - New Events, Community and Content

Smart Hustle Magazine

This consists of CONTENT, EVENTS, and COMMUNITY! In partnership with Liz Caruso, of Liz King Events , Smart Hustle has also launched a community for female founders. a new community and event for female founders. The post Smart Women, Smart Hustle - New Events, Community and Content appeared first on SmartHustle.com with Ramon Ray. Women-owned and women-led businesses are on the rise.

Pivoting in the pandemic, Citysocializer relaunches as a ‘Get Your Guide for virtual events’

TechCrunch

and Canada participating in hundreds of live, virtual group events, classes and workshops. CEO and founder Sanchita Saha says she has seen per person event bookings increase 300% from an average of two to six events per person per month.

Virtual events startups have high hopes for after the pandemic

TechCrunch

Few people thought of virtual events before the pandemic struck, but this format has fulfilled a unique and important need for companies and organizations large and small during the pandemic. Certain types of events will go back to in person.

Diet ID wins TechCrunch’s Detroit City Spotlight pitch-off — watch the event here

TechCrunch

TechCrunch just hosted its first pitch-off in Detroit and we’re pleased to announce Diet ID won the event. This event is part of TechCrunch’s City Spotlight series, where we dive into the culture of growing startup ecosystems found throughout the United States.

Vivenu, a ticketing API for events, closes a $15M Series A round led by Balderton Capital

TechCrunch

Historically speaking, most ticketing platform startups took a direct to consumer approach, or have provided turnkey solutions to big event promoters. But in this day and age, most events require a great deal more flexibility, not least because of the pandemic.

The Top Coworking Events in 2018

Deskmag

Combine some of them with exciting coworking events, extend your trip and turn them into a coworkation! However, there are two things all those events have in common. Here is a brief summary of the events scheduled so far this year Have you already planned your vacations for this year? From vibrant New York City, the breezy Hanseatic cities Bremen or Gdansk, to the tropical climate in Georgetown, Malaysia.

Keeping It Green In 2019: How To Organize An Eco-Friendly Event

Impact Hub

While this event provides our changemakers with a chance to exchange insights on the social sector, debate challenges, share opportunities and identify trends across their markets and communities, it also presents an opportunity for innovators to simply connect: to build trust, share goals and form friendships. We embed eco-friendly approaches into every event we organize, and this year’s Global Gathering is no different. The Global Gathering.

With its newest round, Liquid Death will exclusively ‘murder your thirst’ at Live Nation events

TechCrunch

Specifically, Live Nation says that in a typical (not COVID) year, it brings in 100 million fans to events across more than 120 Live Nation-owned-and-operated venues and festivals across the U.S.