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Hopin raises a further $450m in investment funding, lifting company’s value to $7.75bn

Event platform Hopin, 5 August, has announced it has raised $450m in Series D funding co-led by new investors Arena Holdings and Altimeter Capital and with participation from new investors Adams Street Partners, Untitled Investments and XN, in addition to existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, DFJ Growth, General Catalyst, GIC, IVP, Northzone, Salesforce Ventures, Slack Fund, Temasek and Tiger Gl...

Hopin acquires Boomset to become all-in-one platform for virtual, hybrid and in-person event experiences

Event management platform Hopin has announced, 16 June, that it has acquired the leader in onsite event solutions, Boomset. With the acquisition, Hopin will add premier onsite event tools to its offerings to become a holistic partner that enables anyone to plan, produce and share events whether hybrid, in-person or virtual. Johnny Boufarhat, CEO and founder of Hopin said: “The events industry has ...

VEP Hopin raises a further $400m in new funding round

London-based virtual events platform Hopin has raised an additional US$400m in Series C funding, the company has announced. The new funding follows the raising of $40m Series A in June 2020 and a further Series B of $125m in November 2020. Hopin, founded in 2019, has grown from six employees to more than 400 since the beginning of 2020 and now boasts over 80,000 user organisations. Major events it...

Socio launches streaming solution for online and hybrid

Socio has announced the launch of Socio Streaming, a fully integrated solution with StreamYard that aims to give event organisers “the tools to level up online and hybrid event production”. Socio Streaming was designed following the pivot to online and hybrid events as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Yarkin Sakucoglu, Socio CEO and co-founder, said: “Socio is the first-ever platform...