Conference Hound, a San Francisco-based comprehensive, highly searchable web and mobile based conference platform featuring 45,000+ curated conferences, trade shows, and conventions, closed its seed round of funding from various angels and other investors.
Founded by CEO Bruce Carlisle, ConferenceHound.com is a consumer-friendly resource where attendees and organizers alike can find, research, track, compare, review and promote conferences. It also serves as a marketing and promotional tool for organizers, exhibitors, speakers and brands.
Jay Hung, formerly of Yahoo!, Scripps Networks, and social startup Mixture, is the Chief Technology Officer.
The company’s advisory board includes Anil H.P. Pereira; Gregory Raifman; Robert Sherman; David Smith; and Gregory Stern.