Gregg Parise, CEOAddressing the 11 billion dollar market of events management software, Events Network is one of our companies to watch. Events Network is ground-breaking Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for event & activity organizers. Based in San Diego and San Francisco, the company is poised to revolutionize global registration.
In addition to seamless participant management and payment processing, the Events Network platform enables event organizers to monetize a growing audience via targeted outreach and affinity technologies. The company processes registrations and memberships for thousands of events and clients worldwide including Xterra, Army Run, Condé Nast and Silverstein Properties. Events Network leverages its vast data assets to the advantage of its organizer clients, providing highly targeted promotion capabilities. Currently, Events Network has a strong track record in the sports and public sector spheres, but given the flexibility of its offering, they will be introducing new verticals in the near term.
Founded by its Chairman, Mitch Thrower, who co-founded a company in the event space that sold for more than $1 billion in 2013, Events Network is led by Gregg Parise, the CEO, formerly Founder & CEO of Calimar Capital and Dorado Capital Management.
In addition to seamless participant management and payment processing, the Events Network platform enables event organizers to monetize a growing audience via targeted outreach and affinity technologies
“It is exciting to be a part of one of the fastestgrowing disruptive technology companies in the event space,” said Parise. “Events Network provides a robust suite of software solutions, enabling us to achieve annual growth rates in excess of 200%.”
Investors in Events Network include Google Chairman Eric Schmidt's Tomorrow Ventures, Joe Lonsdale via Anduin Ventures, Chris Burch via Burch Creative Capital, Moore Venture Partners, La Jolla Holding Co., DLA Piper Venture Fund, Wilson Sonsini Investment Co., and Vandaele Capital.