Today we're talking about: EVENTup
Company/Tool Name: EVENTup
Twitter: @eventup https://twitter.com/eventup
What is the "problem" that your tool seeks to solve?
We solve the fragmented, broken, and outdated events industry by creating an online marketplace for event venues in one place.
What is the best audience for this tool? Corporate events? Social? Other? Large? Small?
We cater to all different types and sizes of events. Currently it is 35% corporate, 35% social, and 30% weddings. We also provide a custom event planning service to our corporate clients.
What does your tool help event planners do better?
Our mission is to create technology that connects event planners and venue owners. If you plan corporate events, we believe it should be quick and painless to source, quote and book your event. If you own a venue, we believe it should be easy and inexpensive to get in front of corporate event planners from all around the country.
How is your tool different from/better than the competition?
We have such an abundance of venues and information nationwide.
What is the single coolest feature of your product?
We have over 15,000 venues nationwide on our platform.
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