Eventbase, the creators of the official SXSW Go Mobile app, have raised $2 million in Series A funding directly from the festival. With 6000 official events and countless unofficial ones, building an app for SXSW has proven an effective calling card that has landed the startup a number of other trade shows and other events. Still $2 million from your lead customer is quite an impressive endorsement for Eventbase; and its not a bet that SXSW is anxious to make again anytime soon. “This is the first of its kind. We formed this LLC specifically for Eventbase,” SXSW CTO Scott...

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