Eventbase Raises $2 Million Series A from SXSW’s Brand New Investment Venture

Vancouver, Canada, November 13, 2014 – Eventbase Technology Inc., the world’s most trusted mobile event technology platform, today announced that it has raised $2 million in Series A funding from the team at South By Southwest (SXSW®) conferences and festivals. This is the first round of funding for Eventbase and the first investment from the newly formed SXSW Tech LLC.  

Eventbase Wins "Best Event App" at 2014 Event Technology Awards

Eventbase won the award for producing the official mobile app of the 2014 Cannes Lions Festival, the world's leading celebration of creativity in communications.   Powered by the Eventbase Premium Event App Platform, the Cannes Lions app was the complete guide to seven days of non-stop content delivered by more than 500 speakers. The app also let delegates scan thousands of advertising and communications pieces of work that were entered in for the highly coveted Lion trophies, a global benchmark of creative excellence.  

Eventbase Uses iBeacon and Urban Airship Messaging to Connect Nearby Attendees Within the Cannes Lions Festival App

CANNES, FRANCE--(Marketwired - Jun 11, 2014) - Eventbase Technology Inc., creators of the world's most trusted event app platform, is for the first time using iBeacon™ to let attendees connect with each other at the world's biggest celebration of creativity in communications.   Attendees at the Cannes Lions® 2014 festival, which starts June 15, will be able to use the iBeacon-powered "Around Me" feature within the official iPhone app to detect nearby attendees and connect with them.