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Eventblimp Launches One-Stop Shop For Everything Happening Around You

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Angel Investors Back New Event Aggregator

BOULDER, Colo., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eventblimp, Inc., the company determined to show you everything happening around you, launched the only app to aggregate events from Facebook, Meetup, Eventbrite, Bandsintown, SeatGeek and Eventful today. The company also announces support and angel funding from the founding partners at private equity firm Grey Mountain Partners, where the company's founder, Chris Good, was previously an investment professional.

Eventblimp launches mobile app for everything happening around you

With Eventblimp, users can connect with Facebook to see what events friends are attending, from professional networking events to crawfish boils to concerts. With over 20 million events aggregated in only a few months, Eventblimp finds events for any variety of interests and is available in the Apple App Store now.

"The event market is extremely large, and the event sites providing information are siloed causing event goers to parse multiple sites. We want Eventblimp to be the one and only source people need to find everything going on around them with ease," said Chris Good, CEO and Founder. "We have more events than any other source, and we aggregate them into a beautiful map for the best user experience possible. And not only are the website and app easy to use, but there are various benefits for event goers and promoters."

Benefits for Event Goers

  • No more going to multiple sources to find events. Everything is available at your fingertips on the go or at your desk.
  • Powerful searching capabilities that let users screen events by location, category, date, time of day and cost in addition to text searching.
  • Easily share events with friends using your favorite social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Google+.
  • Never have to struggle with "what are we going to do tonight?" again!

Benefits for Event Promoters

  • Reach a large crowd of event goers by advertising an event effortlessly with only a few clicks.
  • Receive increased market awareness of your events through Eventblimp because the product makes it easier for customers to find you.
  • Easily conduct market research by seeing everything going on around your potential event.

In addition to raising angel investment, Eventblimp is announcing new hire Weston Platter as Chief Technology Officer. The company is also bringing on Naren Tayal as an advisor. Naren is the Founder and CEO of Tayal Ventures International and former venture capitalist at Intel Capital and Macquarie Bank.

"Location awareness is such an important part of our lives, especially when you want to intersect with and build your network," added Tayal. "Eventblimp is an indispensable app which shows you new events and opportunities as well as your friend's events. Once you've tried it, you'll be hooked and rely on it daily to learn more about everything going on around you now and in the future."

About Eventblimp

Eventblimp is a Boulder, Colorado based startup focused on changing the way we find and share events with friends. The free mobile app and website allow users to find anything and everything going on around them in real time. Event promoters can take advantage of having locally targeted, sponsored events to drive additional ticket sales. For more information, visit www.eventblimp.com.

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