Events.com and CrowdRise Form Partnership to Bridge the Gap Between Fundraisers, Event Organizers and Event Goers

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Partnership to Deliver a Single, Global Solution Simplifying Charitable Participation

“We are excited to work with visionaries like the team at CrowdRise to be able to provide more meaningful and compelling experiences for our users,” said Gregg Parise, Chief Executive Officer of Events.com.

Events.com, an event management platform that facilitates and enhances the experience of hosting and attending events, and CrowdRise, the world’s largest community raising money for great causes, today announced a partnership that will offer an integrated fundraising experience on one platform.

Millions of people turn to CrowdRise to raise money for great causes. Events.com bridges the gap between event organizers and event goers, improving event management with a single solution. The CrowdRise and Events.com partnership is a strategic fit, leveraging the two companies’ strengths, fundraising and event management software, respectively.

“We are extremely happy to partner with Events.com to provide a global solution that combines their powerful event registration tools with our market-leading Charity and Fundraising platform,” said Jeffrey Wolfe, Founder of CrowdRise. “Events.com fully understands the power of creating a charitable narrative around an event. The integration puts fundraising at the very heart of the Events.com platform which is a game-changer for driving social impact online and offline.”

“We understand how complicated fundraising can be and we are excited to work with visionaries like the team at CrowdRise to be able to provide more meaningful and compelling experiences for our users,” said Gregg Parise, Chief Executive Officer of Events.com. “Fundraising is a natural complement to event participation and we will be working closely with a company that shares our core values.”

The partnership offers an integrated fundraising option directly within the event goer’s registration path. As a result, charitable participation is simplified for event goers without impacting event registration conversion rates.

ABOUT CROWDRISE

CrowdRise is the world's largest and fastest growing online platform dedicated exclusively to charitable fundraising. CrowdRise is used by millions of individuals, tens of thousands of charities, hundreds of companies and many of the most famous artists and athletes in the world to creatively leverage their resources and networks to unlock the power of the crowd and raise hundreds of millions of dollars to support positive social missions.

Founded by actor Edward Norton, film producer Shauna Robertson and Robert and Jeffrey Wolfe, CrowdRise has conceived, implemented and powered campaigns that have raised over $250 million to date.

ABOUT EVENTS.COM

Events.com is a leading online marketplace uniting event organizers and event participants in a single place. Its cloud-based application bridges the gap between event organizers and event goers, giving the event ecosystem an improved solution to planning and finding events. Events.com has over 75 employees with headquarters in San Diego and an office in Ottawa, Canada. To learn more about Events.com, please visit http://www.events.com.

Media Contact:
Sarah Pease or Lori Sussle Bonanni
Events.com
858.257.2300 x280
press(AT)events.com

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