DoubleDutch, a San Francisco, CA-based mobile event technology and event performance company, raised $45m in growth financing.
The round was led by KKR, with participation from existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Index Ventures, and others.
The company intends to use the funds for global expansion, sales and marketing, and targeted acquisitions.
Led by CEO Lawrence Coburn, CTO Nicholas Clark, Chief Customer Officer Annie Tsai, and co-founder and Global Head of Sales Pankaj Prasad, DoubleDutch serves corporate events, associations, and trade shows, providing a mobile application for attendees on the front end, and near real-time event performance analytics for event organizers on the back end, complete with sentiment analysis and engagement benchmarks.
The company has more than 1,000 customers and now employs more than 260 people around the world in San Francisco, Amsterdam, London, Hong Kong, and Portland.
DoubleDutch is also has regional offices in Amsterdam, London, Hong Kong, and Portland.