Delegate Connect, a Melbourne, Australia-based provides an end-to-end event platform that delivers hybrid or virtual events, raised AUD 10 million (about $7.3 million) in a Seed round led by AirTree Ventures.
Other participants included Skip Capital, TEN13, and Australian startup founders like LinkTree’s Alex Zaccaria and Go1’s Andrew Barnes.
The capital will be used to build Delegate Connect’s teams in Melbourne, London, and Norway, which enable it to handle events around the world, increasing headcount from 45 to more than 100 by December. It also plans to open a United States-based office soon.
Company: Delegate Connect
Raised: AUD 10.0M
Round: Seed Round
Funding Month: September 2021
Lead Investors: AirTree Ventures
Additional Investors: Skip Capital, TEN13, Alex Zaccaria, and Go1’s Andrew Barnes
Company Website: https://www.delegateconnect.co/
Software Category: Online events platform
About Company: Founded in 2017, Delegate Connect is an event industry that delivers incredible virtual and hybrid events globally. They create a platform, brief the speakers and sponsors, and professionally produce the live streams. They offer an in-house developed platform, people, hardware, and processes, all in one place. Delegate Connect’s business grew during the COVID-19 pandemic, like many other virtual event platforms. Its clients have included the Edinburgh TV Festival, Sportsbet, the World Dental Congress, and the World Library and Information Congress. Some of the sectors Delegate Connect focuses on include medical, pharmaceutical, and industry associations.