Hubilo Raises $4.5 Million From Lightspeed to Build the World’s First Intelligent Hub for Virtual Events

Hubilo Raises .5 Million From Lightspeed to Build the World’s First Intelligent Hub for Virtual Events

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Hubilo, a global virtual events platform, is excited to announce a $4.5 million seed round, led by Lightspeed and backed by marquee tech angels, Girish Mathrubootham (Founder, Freshworks), Nishant Rao (ex-CEO LinkedIn India), Jonathan Boutelle (Co-founder, Slideshare), and Abinash Tripathy (CEO Helpshift). Starting its journey amidst the Covid crisis in April, Hubilo has grown over 32x organically and is projected to comfortably exceed $10 million in bookings run rate and host over 1 million attendees in the next few months. The $800 billion global events industry was one…

Cvent Unveils 2019 List of Top 25 Meeting Hotels in the Middle East and Africa

Annual list highlights top performing MICE hotels TYSONS, Va.– (BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)- Cvent, a market leader in meetings, events, and hospitality technology, today released its annual list of the Top 25 Meeting Hotels in the Middle East and Africa. The list was compiled by analysing meeting and event booking activity through the Cvent Supplier Network (CSN), one of the world’s largest venue sourcing platforms. More than USD $16 billion and more than 42 million room nights were sourced through the CSN in 2018. Cvent’s Top Meeting Hotels lists rank venues based on MICE performance…