Social Tables


Website: socialtables.com
Twitter: @SocialTables
Facebook: Social Tables
Founder: Dan Berger

Overview

Social Tables is a web-based event planning platform built for hospitality, meeting and event planning. The platform allows users to create 2D and 3D diagrams and models of any layout or seating arrangement quickly and easily. [1] a range of diagrams, plan seating arrangements, and check in guests. The company's customers include hotel chains like the Hyatt Hotel Corporation, academic special events teams from institutions like Harvard Business School, and corporate meeting teams from companies like Goldman Sachs. 

Solutions

  • 2D room diagram creation 
  • 3D event rendering 
  • Attendee management 
  • Table assignments 
  • Guest check-in

History

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Social Tables was founded in February 2011 by Dan Berger. By 2012, the company had landed a contract to use the software for the 2012 Latin Grammy Awards. In the same week, Social Tables received a $500,000 seed round from 500 Startups. That same year Dan enrolled Social Tables into Fortify Venture's incubator, The Fort, and the company partnered with the events planning media company BizBash. [3] Within two years of its founding, Social Tables customers had used the company's software to plan over 175,000 events.  In 2013, the company won the International Special Events Society (ISES) Esprit Award for Best Industry Innovation. [4] As of August 2014, the company had 2,500 customers using their platform. [2]

Funding rounds

Funding RoundDatePaper AmountInvestors
Series AAugust 6, 2014$8 millionFortify Ventures, Middleland Capital, 500 Startups, Militello Capital, Thayer Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners
SeedJuly 30, 2013$1MStardust Venture Partners, Sameer Gulati, Dave McClure, Paul Singh, Dingman Center Angels, K Street Capital, Militello Capital, Fortify Ventures
SeedMay 22, 2012$500,000Stardust Venture Partners, Dingman Center Angels