ReElivate — Creating Better Social Virtual Experiences
A marketplace connecting experience providers and companies to deliver unique, memorable, and virtual experiences
The coronavirus pandemic has made companies pretty reliant on Zoom and virtual communication. While these virtual communication services have been life savers during this crazy time, they have not been able to replace in person social interaction. Virtual happy hours and coffee chats are redundant and people are looking for better ways to socialize virtually.
What The Company Does
ReElivate is a platform that connects companies with experience providers to help them create better virtual experiences. ReElivate is a marketplace to support companies in a coronavirus world, so companies can better engage their customers, teams, and clients. Events are centered around six categories including cooking, tasting, entertainment, crafts, care, and games. The platform also includes a concierge service if companies want higher levels of account management and assistance planning the experiences.
The company is serving a market that is smaller than traditional event management but focused on B2B. Some competitors include Airbnb and Kapow, but ReElivate believes the customers it is targeting are underserved by both competitors.
ReElivate is a traditional marketplace that charges hosts a commission on the experiences that are booked.
ReElivate was founded in September and is working with more than 50 companies for their pilot, and with more than 20 local companies as hosts of experiences including Improv Asylum. The company has started to book experiences for November and will continue to add hosts and companies throughout the month. The self service marketplace will launch by the end of the year.
Founding Team Background
The founding team has over 30 years of experience in technology startups. Jon Conelias and Jason McCarthy were both executives at The Grommet. Conelias has been a CFO and operator for the past 15 years of marketplace companies focused on both B2B and B2C channels with multiple successful exits. McCarthy has been in marketplace operations for eight years. McCarthy founded The Grommet Wholesale business.
What They Need Help With
The company is looking for any hosts to provide experiences — the more interesting the better. The company is also looking to inform companies of its services to help connect them with the right experiences. Connect with the ReElivate team.
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