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11 Startups in the Event Management Industry

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There are a lot of things to consider when building a new startup - where to get funding, how to validate your idea, and what features should the product have.

One of the challenges, however, is finding a market that is willing to pay for your solution without even knowing what it is yet.

While some people say this makes your idea too vague and hard to monetize, there’s actually good news.

There’s more money in this space than ever before by angels investing in early-stage companies.

If you're building a Event Management startup, you must check these 11 fast-growing companies.


11 Event Management Startups

1) Bizzabo

1) Bizzabo

Bizzabo is a meeting and event planning application that allows you to host virtual or in-person meetings.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: New York
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Alon Alroy, Boaz Katz, Eran Ben-Shushan
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $194,500,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 8
  • Number of investors: 17

You can find their website here.

2) Curate

2) Curate

Curate offers full-service event, COGS, and rental management.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Saint Louis
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Ben Glass, Bria Cavitt, Holly Dechelle Smith, Rachael O’Neil, Ryan O'Neil, Zach Errant
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $1,750,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 5

You can find their website here.

3) Brella

3) Brella

At events, conferences, and livestreams, Brella is a simple web-based networking tool that lets you meet the most valuable people.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: San Francisco
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Markus Kauppinen
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $11,417,960
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 10

You can find their website here.

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4) Morressier

4) Morressier

Morressier is a publishing platform and virtual conference solution for professional and academic organizations.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Berlin
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Justus Weweler, Rino Montiel, Sami Benchekroun
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $24,200,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

5) LogRhythm

5) LogRhythm

LogRhythm is a next-generation SIEM platform that combines advanced security analytics, UEBA, NDR, and SOAR into a single end-to-end solution.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Boulder
  • Started in: 2003
  • Founders: Chris Petersen, Phillip Villella
  • Number of employees: 501-1000
  • Funding amount: $126,250,948
  • Number of funding rounds: 7
  • Number of investors: 12

You can find their website here.

6) BookMyShow

6) BookMyShow

BookMyShow is an online ticketing service for movies, theaters, and sporting events in India.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Mumbai
  • Started in: 1999
  • Founders: Ashish Hemrajani, Parikshit Dar, Rajesh Balpande
  • Number of employees: 501-1000
  • Funding amount: $224,500,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

7) iVvy

7) iVvy

Ivvy is smarter, kinder, and more inexpensive conference and event management software.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Australia
  • City: Brisbane
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: James Greig, Lauren Hall
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: A$7,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 3

You can find their website here.

8) Tame

8) Tame

Tame is the most popular platform for hosting sponsored virtual events.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Denmark
  • City: Copenhagen
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Deividas Jackus, Jasenko Hadzic, Mickey Switzer Schubert-Suell, Niels Schmidt Hansen
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $6,276,813
  • Number of funding rounds: 7
  • Number of investors: 15

You can find their website here.

9) vivenu

9) vivenu

Vivenu provides a unified platform for ticket sales management, marketing, and analysis.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Düsseldorf
  • Started in: 2018
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: € 14,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 3

You can find their website here.

10) Talentspace

10) Talentspace

Online recruiting events are hosted by Talentspace.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Berlin
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Jason Reich, Marco Eylert, Markus Dücker
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $4,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

11) Hunliji

11) Hunliji

Hunliji is a Chinese wedding planner app that assists couples in organizing and sharing their wedding events.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: China
  • City: Hangzhou
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Zhe Yu
  • Number of employees: 1001-5000
  • Funding amount: $137,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

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