Bandwango raises $3.1 M to power tourism- and experience-focused deals

Bandwango raises $3.1 M to power tourism- and experience-focused deals

You might believe that a start-up whose primary customers are tourist bureaus would have had a quite rough 2020, but CEO Monir Parikh said Bandwango‘‘ s customer base more than doubled in the previous year, growing from 75 to 200. In Parikh’s words, the Murray, Utah-based startup has built a platform called the Location Experience Engine […] Undoubtedly, the pandemic dealt a huge blow to tourism, however in reaction, many of these organizations shifted focus to offers that could attract locals to support nearby businesses and attractions. With last year’s growth, Bandwango has actually raised$3.1 million in seed funding led by Next Frontier Capital, with involvement from Kickstart, Signal Peak Ventures, SaaS Ventures, and Ocean Azul Partners. Parikh stated that till now, Bandwango has been a largely complete service choice. With the new financing, he desires the startup to construct a self-serve item….

Unique raises $2.26 M to construct a membership platform for online developers

Unique raises $2.26 M to construct a membership platform for online developers

Special is a new start-up offering online video developers a method to move beyond marketing for their income. The service was developed by the group behind tech consulting and advancement company Triple Tree Software application. Unique’s co-founder and CEO Sam Lucas told me that the team had already “ditched our method from absolutely nothing to a seven-figure […] For one thing, he argued while contributions on Patreon are framed as” donations “or”assistance,”Special enables developers to emphasize the worth of their premium content by putting it behind a subscription paywall. Developers likewise keep ownership of their content, and they get to choose how much they want to charge subscribers– Lucas said it can be anywhere between “$1 or $999” per month, with Unique taking a 10% fee. “The business believes they understand best what a creator must produce for an audience that doesn’t exist. We state: Let them do it on Special. …