Hybrid occasions startup Delegate Join has rebranded as Joyn because it rolls out its international enlargement plans.
The Melbourne startup, which connects convention delegates at digital and hybrid occasions on any system, raised $10 million in a seed spherical almost 12 months in the past as a way to go international
Airtree Ventures led the increase with its largest seed cheque within the fund’s historical past, supported Skip Capital, TEN13, and others
Cofounder and CEO Jordan Walsh stated the rebranding comes at a pivotal time following a profitable enlargement into the US market.
“Know-how and help, engagement, content material and continued studying. These are the pillars that outline our new model,” he stated.
“We’re on a mission to assist organisations forge deep engagement by elevating data, fostering belonging, and enabling entry to related content material wherever, anytime – this initiative is just the start of us doubling down on that mission.”
Joyn started life as an inner platform for Walsh and his cofounder Jacob Thomas, and for his or her technical manufacturing and occasions firm, as a way to take care of logistics resembling registration, reside streaming, and video-on-demand internet hosting for giant scale occasions. It wasn’t lengthy earlier than the thought grew to become a white-label answer for the world’s greatest organisations, associations, and occasion administration firms.
Over the previous 12 months, the enterprise has greater than doubled its headcount to above 100 folks, opening a US base alongside places of work in Melbourne, London and Norway.
Walsh stated it’s been a “actually humbling expertise” to look again and see what the enterprise has turn out to be in only a few years.
“We owe our success to our shoppers and our groups, lots of whom have been on this journey with us from day one,” he stated.
“We need to be the one software program platform organisations must ship their occasions, webinars and recorded content material. We’re launching merchandise over the approaching months that assist to foster belonging and enhance 12 months spherical engagement for our shoppers.
“Our shoppers have been asking us to construct this for some time now, and we’re actually excited to be launching these merchandise shortly!”