Bizzabo Acquires Whalebone


Bizzabo, a NYC- and Tel Aviv, Israel-based event success platform, acquired Whalebone, a Swedish technology startup that enhances the experience between speakers and their audiences to humanize digital interactions.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

The acquisition aims to bridge the gap between virtual and in-person, further solidifying its commitment to enhancing shared event experiences for speakers and attendees, whether in-person, virtual, or hybrid.

Edward Cederlund, Co-Founder & CEO, Whalebone uses sensors, interaction tools, deep learning, sentiment, and interaction analysis to interpret the activity of the audience in real-time. This data is used to generate responsive sounds and produce an immersive visualization of the crowd, making virtual & hybrid events feel exciting and interactive.

Founded by Boaz Katz, Alon Alroy, and Eran Ben-Shushan, Bizzabo is an Event Success Platform that enables in-person, virtual, and hybrid events to deliver attendee experiences through intelligent and intent-based personalized engagement. It has more than 250 employees in its New York, Tel-Aviv and Kyiv offices.