ExpoPromoter, a London, UK-based provider of online services for event organizers, has raised US$1m in Series A funding from Dekarta Capital.
As also stated by Hennadiy Netyaha, founder and CEO of ExpoPromoter, the company intends to use the funds to develop its affiliate network, increase the number of partner websites, expand the event database and build up a strong infrastructure.
Part of ExpoPromo Group and with an office in Kiev (Ukraine), the company has developed a web service which enables trade fair organizers, venues and service companies to promote their events more effectively. It include a catalogue of business events for more than 146 countries and across 25 industry sectors.
The service, whose beta version was launched in 2007, has been used by international clients including Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd. (China), Messe Duesseldorf China Ltd. Shanghai Representative Office (China) (or Messe Duesseldorf China Ltd. Shanghai Rep. Office), Fiera Milano International SpA (Italy), Rimini Fiera SpA (Italy), NuernbergMesse GmbH (Germany).