It seems like only a few years ago that Folke Lemaitre and his partner were present at one of our events and asked if they could showcase their new social media platform. Oh, wait, it IS only a few years ago.
I don’t know if you ever organized events but if you haven’t: your mind is everywhere at the same time. Fortunately Folke understood. I remember I asked one of our bloggers to write about it but don’t even remember if he/she did. The social media platform in question was called Engagor. And it still is.
While I had been introducing US-based Spredfast in Belgium and Europe before (2010), I never thought Engagor would go US. But they did in 2013 (mentioned then in an article back then as another Belgian company Selligent went US in the same year, see below here) after having raised 2.6 million USD in a first round, led by Hummingbird Ventures. And then, recently they made a very smart move by going to Dubai. One of the places you want to be and Engagor with its multi-lingual approach could and did that too. [Read more…]