Hopin, a London, UK-based virtual events provider, raised $40m in Series A funding.
The round was led by IVP, with participation from Salesforce Ventures and existing investors Accel, Northzone, Seedcamp and Slack Fund.
The company will use the funds to scale its platform. Since launching in 2019, Hopin has scaled to nearly a million users attending events hosted by over 16,000 organizations.
Founded in 2019 by CEO Johnny Boufarhat, Hopin is a live online events platform where attendees can learn, interact, and connect with people from anywhere in the world. With Hopin, users can create live online events that are interactive and personal whether they are hosting a live training workshop, bringing a company’s remote team together, or launching a full-scale digital conference. The company has already hosted thousands of virtual events bringing together more than 850,000 users including large-scale tech events, major international conferences and even weddings. The company is currently producing events for major organizations such as the United Nations, The Wall Street Journal, NBC Universal, Adobe, GitLab, Culinary Institute of America, TNW, and hundreds more.