Meetin.gs Exceeds 10 000 Organizers, Launches Free PRO Service For Startups
26 APRIL 2012, AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS
SummaryMeetin.gs is a fresh new online service that makes organizing online and face-to-face business meetings more effective, productive and fun. Meetin.gs takes care of the logistics around organizing a meeting by helping participants from different organizations to find a suitable time, share materials and edit agenda together without endless email loops.
Today Meetin.gs announced that it has focused on supporting startup entrepreneurs in their day-to-day business meeting activities. “After 10 000 users and over 62 000 meeting minutes we have recognized that startup executives and consultants are our most enthusiastic and active users. They want to look smart and organized in front of customers, partners and investors” said Teemu Arina, the CEO of Meetin.gs at The Next Web Conference in Amsterdam. The Next Web is one of the world’s largest online publications on internet technology, business and culture.
In exchange for user feedback Meetin.gs has made their paid features free of charge for 1 year for startups who sign up today. Features include better control through customizations, changing the look & feel, added storage and integrations with 3rd party services. “We are starting with Google Apps and Dropbox and will continue adding support for tools that startups regularly use” comments Antti Vähäkotamäki, the CTO of Meetin.gs from their headquarters in Helsinki, Finland. The new and updated version of the service was made available today.
Back in March Meetin.gs announced cooperation with the Dutch Seats2meet.com business center network to connect face-to-face and online meetings. To support startups, Meetin.gs is expanding its support by offering recommendations for meeting places within the Seats2meet.com network. “Seats2meet.com network is ideal for startups, as it offers free wifi, coffee and lunch, a coworking space and networking opportunities for both online and face-to-face“ tells Vincent Ariëns, the Community Manager of Seats2meet.com. The new service for recommending business meeting rooms in your city will go live on 3rd of May.
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Meetin.gs is a web and mobile meeting organizer that helps professionals run better meetings in a smarter way. Sure-fire tools and a guided process bring the benefits of online collaboration to both online and offline meetings. Meetin.gs provides organizers with a dedicated online meeting space for efficient scheduling, material sharing and agenda setting. Automated notifications with links to materials remind participants to come prepared. The online meeting space remains in use after the meeting to store materials, notes and action points, providing a platform for follow-up collaboration. All this for free, while meeting organizers enjoy professional praise, increased productivity and less worry. Founded in 2011, Meetin.gs is based in Helsinki, Finland. For more information, please visit www.meetin.gs.