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About Hopin

Hopin is the first all-in-one live online events platform where attendees can learn, interact, and connect with people from anywhere in the world. Hopin events are known for their full conference capabilities: stages, networking, breakout sessions (roundtables) sponsors, tickets, and analytics.


United Kingdom

General Information on Hopin

Brand name Hopin
Company name Hopin Ltd.
Website https://hopin.com/
Founded year 2019
Employees 1000+
Founding team

Johnny Boufarhat

Contact [email protected]

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Kachinland News 08.09.2021
SAC troops detain 10 youths at Hopin bridge

10 youths who were passing Hopin bridge on motorbikes have been detained by a combine force of SAC troops and police on Sept 6. On the same day, SAC troops and police tightened security at town entrance gates and passersby were searched thoroughly at Ma Yan Mile-21 gate, Maran Kahtawng gate and Kamai gate.

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Global Legal Chronicle 03.09.2021
Hopin's $450 Million Series D Funding Round

Both are new investors for the company, which has also secured first-time investment from Adams Street Partners, Untitled Investments, and XN in this round. Previous investors Andreessen Horowitz, DFJ Growth, General Catalyst, GIC, IVP, Northzone, Salesforce Ventures, Slack Fund, Temasek, and Tiger Global also returned for this round. Founded in 2019, Hopin enables brands and communities to create all-in-one live video experiences for their ...

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CorD Magazine 31.08.2021
Two-Year-Old Events Start-Up Hopin Boomed In The Pandemic Now It's A $7.75 Billion Business

The coronavirus outbreak forced a multitude of major events and conferences to be cancelled or postponed, as governments around the world imposed restrictions on public life to curb the spread of Covid-19. The result was a boom in video conferencing software benefiting the likes of Zoom, Microsoft and Google. But it wasn't just U.S. tech giants that saw meteoric growth. Hopin, Boufarhat's firm, and a handful of other start-ups including Run The ...

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Conference News 31.08.2021
Hopin announces appointment of Wei Gao as first COO

Previously, Wei Gao was worldwide vice-president of product, technology and supply chain for Amazon Grocery and technical advisor to Jeff Bezos.At Hopin, Wei Gao will lead operations and oversee the rapid growth and innovation of Hopin’s shared experiences platform.With the appointment of Wei Gao as COO, Hopin’s executive team is now made up 50% of women and the company has said it is dedicated to creating a company that reflects its global, ...

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Exhibition World 27.08.2021
Hopin appoints Wei Gao as its first COO

At Hopin, Wei Gao will lead operations and oversee the rapid growth and innovation of Hopin’s shared experiences platform. With the appointment of Wei Gao as COO, Hopin’s executive team is now made up 50% of women.Since the beginning of 2020, Hopin has scaled from six to more than 800+ employees in 47 countries and grown from a few hundred event creators using its platform to more than 100,000 organisations as well as millions of attendees ...

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Silicon Republic 27.08.2021
Former Amazon VP Wei Gao appointed as Hopin COO

Gao is a 16-year Amazon veteran who once shadowed Jeff Bezos. She now leads Hopin’s business growth and innovation, making its exec team 50pc female. Digital events start-up Hopin has hired former Amazon VP Wei Gao as its first chief operating officer (COO) to lead the platform’s growth and innovation. Gao, who has worked at Amazon for 16 years, was the retail giant’s VP for Amazon Grocery and technical advisor to CEO Jeff Bezos. She made ...

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Tech Investor News 26.08.2021
Former Amazon grocery leader Wei Gao lands at event management company Hopin

operating officer at Hopin, a London-based event management software provider. Gao left Amazon this summer after more than 16 years at the tech giant. She held multiple positions at Amazon, including as Jeff Bezos’ technical advisor from July 2018 to January 2020. Previous “shadows” to Bezos include Andy Jassy, the former Amazon Web Services CEO who took over for Bezos last month as the company’s CEO; Amit Agarwal, who runs Amazon India; and ...

Tech Meme 26.08.2021
Hopin, which develops software for hosting virtual events, has hired Amazon's former VP of Grocery Tech and Bezos “shadow” advisor Wei Gao to be COO

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News Break 26.08.2021
Former Amazon executive who was once Jeff Bezos' 'shadow' joins online events start-up Hopin

Gao will become chief operating officer at Hopin, which experienced breakneck growth during the pandemic as many large in-person events were cancelled. Amazon announced the news... Comments

Minyanville 26.08.2021
Former Amazon executive who was once Jeff Bezos' 'shadow'joins online events start-up Hopin

Wei Gao, a former Amazon executive, is joining London-based online events start-up Hopin as its chief operating officer.