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Series A | Alive

Total Raised


Last Raised

$13M | 3 yrs ago

About Grip

Grip is an AI-powered event platform operating in the event technology sector. The company offers solutions for in-person, virtual, and hybrid events, providing services such as event registration, event matchmaking, lead retrieval, and event sponsorship. Its main focus is on enhancing participant engagement, lead generation, and revenue for event organizers. It was founded in 2016 and is based in London, England.

Headquarters Location

Epworth House, 25 City Rd

London, England, EC1Y 1AA,

United Kingdom


Grip's Product Videos

Grip's Products & Differentiators


    Generates brand-codified product imagery (videos & images) for all products and all marketing channels: e-commerce/shop content, campaign content, print-ready content, and more.


Grip Patents

Grip has filed 74 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • wrenches
  • technical drawing
  • honeycombs (geometry)
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Latest Grip News

SXSW Selects Grip as the Event Technology Partner for Its First In-Person Event Since 2019

Feb 8, 2022

Share For the first time since the pandemic started, South by Southwest® Conference and Festivals (SXSW®) is going back to in-person events, selecting Grip , the AI-powered event, networking and matchmaking platform as its event technology partner. This year’s SXSW Conference in Austin, Texas (11 – 20 March 2022) is a hybrid event focused on connecting people from all over the world, bringing together a diverse range of forward-thinking exhibitors – from promising startups to established industry leaders. These connections will be facilitated by the Grip platform, which is being used at the Creative Industries Expo, Wellness Expo, XR Experience and Flatstock 77 exhibitions. Grip will make it easier for thousands of attendees, 500 exhibitors and hundreds of sponsors to connect with each other. “SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together,” said Justin Bankston, Chief Technical Officer at SXSW. “That’s why we selected Grip. We wanted a technology partner that has a proven track record connecting conference participants so they discover more and walk away with an amazing, valuable event experience. There hasn’t been an in-person SXSW in either 2020 or 2021 so we wanted an event app that delivers more value to our in-person and virtual participants than ever before. We’re reinventing SXSW for 2022, and technologies like Grip help us with that mission.” “Partnering with SXSW is a dream come true,” explained Tim Groot, Co-founder and CEO of Grip. “It’s one of the world’s best events and I’m proud we’re providing our AI-powered technology to power moments of connection at the event. Our platform will be instrumental in helping attendees, exhibitors and sponsors connect with each other.” Connections between attendees, sponsors and exhibitors will be facilitated by Grip’s award-winning artificial intelligence algorithms. Its recommendation engine will provide instant matches for all participants based on their profiles, areas of interest and products they viewed via the SXSW Expo app. As they interact with sponsors and exhibitor’s products or staff, the AI will learn and make more personalised recommendations. All this will lead to an intensity of connections and meetings never seen before at the conference. PR Newswire, a Cision company, is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms and distribution that marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers leverage to engage key audiences. Having pioneered the commercial news distribution industry over 60 years ago, PR Newswire today provides end-to- end solutions to produce, optimize and target content -- and then distribute and measure results. Combining the world's largest multi-channel, multi-cultural content distribution and optimization network with comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, PR Newswire powers the stories of organizations around the world. PR Newswire serves tens of thousands of clients from offices in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions. Prev Post Next Post

Grip Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Grip founded?

    Grip was founded in 2016.

  • Where is Grip's headquarters?

    Grip's headquarters is located at Epworth House, 25 City Rd, London.

  • What is Grip's latest funding round?

    Grip's latest funding round is Series A.

  • How much did Grip raise?

    Grip raised a total of $13M.

  • Who are the investors of Grip?

    Investors of Grip include Kennet Partners, Marco Giberti and Serge Chiaramonte.

  • Who are Grip's competitors?

    Competitors of Grip include SGS & Co, Arbolus, Hopin, Brella, Pathable and 7 more.

  • What products does Grip offer?

    Grip's products include Grip.


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