Trendsonline reports that Danish startup Conferize today announced that they had closed a new investment round with with a multitude of business angels at a total of almost dkk 7.5 million (€ 1 million)
“We have been very fortunate to close this investment round with experienced entrepreneurs and investors who believe in our team, the market and our product. We strive to become the leading platform for conferences worldwide. With the new investment, we are now able to bring this vision to life but on a much larger scale.” said Martin Ferro Thomsen to Trendsonline.dk
Along with investments Conferize also launches a number of additions to their web service. This was in part done in co-creation with none other then Stowe Boyd, creating a new way in which speakers and participants at events can tell, share and embed information on their own blog, and making it clearer what events they will participate and give presentations at.
“We are growing rapidly in all areas, and already hundreds of new events are posted every month through Conferize. Our business model is simple and validated by the market. We help organizers promote their events before, during and afterwards” says Martin
Conferize currently has 2.5 million users and 12 million items such as photos, videos, or tweets, from thousands of conferences. Some of the events and conferences which already uses Conferize include Dublin Web Summit, Cloud Beat and Internet Week Europe