Our platform and marketplace help great venues to be discovered, booked, and experienced by people looking to have extraordinary events. That's why national brands, hospitality groups, and independent venues invite us in, trusting us to help their events business run better and grow larger.
We serve hospitality companies of all sizes with a platform to propel their businesses forward. From our very first customer, we listened, learned, and built, all in an effort to help them thrive. This level of service is in our DNA and woven into everything we do.
Our customers come from all walks of life. No matter their venue size, every one of them started with a dream: create and deliver experiences to be enjoyed and remembered. Our goal is to back the dream—and the ones who hustle behind the scenes to help make it happen.
Our two-sided platform creates exposure and access to incredible experiences, connecting our customers directly to their guests. We're always evolving—adapting to and anticipating our customers’ needs, because their ambitions don’t stop, so neither will we.
Founded by Nick, Alex, and Tom in Nick's living room
Moved into first "official" office and printed shirts instead of business cards
Hired first employee and moved into 2nd and 3rd office space
Raised Series-A funding from Storm Ventures and launched our mobile app
Reached 40 employees and decided against communal Sonos access
Received strategic investment from Vista Equity Partners
Introduced Gather Gives and hosted the first Gather Gives Day
Reached 100 employees and landed in Inc 500's fastest-growing list
Partnered with 5K locations and surpassed 1M events per year
Launched Gather Booking Network and acquired EVENTup
Co-founder & CEO
As CEO, Nick drives the vision, strategy, and growth of Gather. Quickly after Gather was founded, it’s become the leading event management platform, and Nick has led Gather’s rise as the ultimate growth engine for hospitality businesses of all sizes. Prior to founding and leading Gather, Nick worked at Bain & Company focusing on tech, media, telecom, and private equity.
As CEO, Nick drives the vision, strategy, and growth of Gather. Soon after Gather was founded, it’s become the leading event management platform, and Nick has led Gather’s rise as the ultimate growth engine for hospitality businesses of all sizes. Prior to founding and leading Gather, Nick worked at Bain & Company focusing on technology and private equity.
Co-founder & GM
As General Manager, Alex focuses on growing the Gather Booking Network, which connects Gather venues to millions of event planners nationwide. His aim is to simplify the event planning industry, making it easier for planners to find the best venues for their next meeting or event. Prior to founding Gather, Alex worked at Bain & Company focusing on private equity.
Co-founder & VP, Engineering
As Vice President of Engineering, Tom leads the engineering team and technical direction of the company. Tom’s goal is to build and maintain Gather’s platform in order to drive growth for our clients. Prior to founding Gather, Tom worked at the intersection of policy, politics & technology in Washington, D.C.
As the Vice President of Marketing, Libby is the steward of Gather’s brand and marketing strategy. Leveraging hospitality insights, she is deploying a marketing approach that positions Gather as a world-class brand and the ultimate destination for customers looking to fuel their growth and delight their guests. Prior to Gather, Libby worked at Eventbrite, specializing in demand generation marketing.
As the Vice President of Product, Erik leads product strategy, product design, and QA. His goal is to build a hospitality platform to drive growth for clients and support exceptional guest experiences on Gather’s EVENTup.com marketplace. Prior to Gather, he led the product team at Experience to transform the way everyone attends and personalizes live events through mobile commerce, ticket sales, and data solutions.