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Eventster

Eventster is a crowdsourced event discovery engine, covering every city in North America and Europe. We make awesome weekends happen.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Santa Clara, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2010
  • Employees 6
  • Website eventsterapp.com

Company Summary

Eventster answers a basic human need: How can I have more fun? We've been asking ourselves this question since our ancestors were sitting around in caves. Eventster answers that question: 600,000 events per day in cities across North America and Europe. The crowd decides which events they like the best. We personalize recommendations based on social graph and expressed desire. The end goal: Help you have awesome weekends.

Team

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    Ed Lucero
    CEO

    Ed Lucero cofounded Asia's largest digital marketing agency in 1998, which raised $40m in venture capital and exited to the WPP Group in 2008. He's since led a series of consumer tech startups.

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    Steven Woo
    CTO

    Steven has been writing code for more than 20 years -- building everything from deep technology at Maxis to Blizzard's blockbuster game Diablo II.

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    Jeff Herr
    COO

    Jeff is a former digital publishing executive who was one of the founding members of Starwave, which exited to Disney. More recently, Jeff served as the VP of interactive software at two leading newspaper publishing chains.

Advisors

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    Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    MediaNews
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