Conferize, a Copenhagen, Denmark- and San Francisco, CA-based online community for conferences and professional events, closed a $1.33m seed funding round.
The round was led by a group of angels and an institutional investor.
The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand the adoption of the platform globally.
Led by Martin Ferro-Thomsen, CEO, Martin Moen Wulffeld, Jesper Vestergaard, and Jon Schäffer, Conferize provides an event-specific online platform for event organizers, speakers, and delegates. It leverages content, such as video and presentations, along with networking opportunities, to extend the impact of physical events online. Through Conferize, professionals can constantly keep up with industry knowledge and thought leaders from events, and get peer powered information about relevant events to attend, while organizers can form specialized communities to expand their event lifecycle and improve sales targeting.
The platform currently hosts over 2.5 million people and 12 million content items from thousands of conferences.
Customers include Microsoft Sharepoint Connect, Dublin Web Summit, CloudBeat, Internet Week Europe, etc.
The company has a physical presence in the United States, Europe and Asia.