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  1. Gather co-founder and senior vice president of sales Alex Lassiter explains how paying attention to the back-of-the-house operations is important for mobile operations as well.

    How to Leverage Technology for Food-Truck Success

    QSR Magazine, March 14, 2018

  2. "Swaying from its interpersonal roots, the hospitality industry took on tech this year in hopes of improving the experience for both the restaurant owner and customer."

    21 Trends These Executives Saw in 2017

    Inc., November 19, 2017

  3. The third annual TechTable Summit in New York brought together business leaders and industry creatives to discuss the evolving use of technology in today’s restaurant experience. Here are six important themes from the event that will continue to drive change.

    6 Takeaways from the 2017 TechTable Summit

    Skift Table, October 18, 2017

  4. "I first read about the idea of Radical Candor in Kim Scott’s First Round Review article (Radical Candor — The Surprising Secret to Being a Good Boss), and it stuck with me. After reading about Kim’s success rolling the management style out across teams at multiple companies, I started to consider the positive impact it could have on our team at Gather."

    A Radical Candor Rollout: Interview with Gather

    Radical Candor, September 28, 2017

  5. In this MRM News clip, David Williams, Gather's Vice President of Sales, talks about the challenges of integrating technology within the hospitality industry and the company's mission.

    MRM News: Innovating Event Management

    Modern Restaurant Management, September 10, 2017

  6. "Any function that is core to your business should ideally be served by a permanent hire," said Alex Lassiter, co-founder and VP of customer service at software developer Gather. "For example, we're a software business, so it's very important for us to have a talented engineering team on site every day."

    Six essential steps when hiring your first employee

    CNET, September 8, 2017

  7. Fortune features the news about Gather's strategic partnership with Vista Equity Partners in their daily Term Sheet series.

    Term Sheet: Wednesday, September 6

    Fortune, September 6, 2017

  8. "In the midst of a high-growth, successful year, event management software startup Gather has made moves to expand further into the events industry — investing in further product development and growing its employee base. To do this, Gather has formalized a strategic investment with enterprise software data-focused investment firm Vista Equity Partners."

    Event Software Startup Gather Secures Strategic Investment to Power $1B In Sales This Year

    Hypepotamus, September 5, 2017

  9. “We’re fortunate to be part of Atlanta’s growing tech community and look forward to tapping into an incredibly talented pool of software engineers, sales managers and other professionals to help take Gather to the next level."

    Gather Partners with Vista Equity Partners

    PRWeb, September 5, 2017

  10. “Vista’s financial strength and software expertise will fuel Gather’s next chapter of growth, allowing us to improve our existing product and continue to help clients develop event programs that will serve as major revenue streams.”

    Vista tucks in to restaurant, venue event management software business Gather

    AltAssets, September 5, 2017

  11. To help cut through the clutter and let you decide the best option for your restaurant, Upserve has vetted dozens of products on the market, identifying industry-leading technology and teams, big and small, and carefully selected those that offer the best solution for every aspect of running a restaurant.

    A Restaurant Tech Resource Guide for Busy Restaurant Owners

    Restaurant Insider (Upserve), August 31, 2017

  12. Gather co-founder and senior vice president of sales Alex Lassiter breaks down how common misconceptions about events may be costing restaurants sales.

    Debunking the 4 Biggest Private Dining and Event Myths

    Food Newsfeed (FSR Magazine), August 21, 2017

  13. Gather co-founder and senior vice president of sales Alex Lassiter reveals how events and catering can diversify a restaurant’s revenue stream, helping it to survive in a difficult market.

    How to Save Casual Dining

    Catering Magazine, August 11, 2017

  14. This article from Gather discusses how restaurant and hospitality operators can preserve human interactions while investing in technology to make their businesses more profitable and efficient.

    3 Ways Operators Can Strike the Right Balance Between Tech and Touch

    Hospitality Technology, August 8, 2017

  15. Gather CEO and co-founder Nicholas Miller explores five reasons why philosophy majors make great entrepreneurs.

    5 Reasons Why Philosophy Majors Make Great Entrepreneurs

    Entrepreneur, July 5, 2017

  16. ''With tech-savvy customers looking for more digital and streamlined processes everywhere they go, it only makes sense that restaurants would begin moving toward automation." (Sourced by Nicholas Miller, CEO and co-founder of Gather)

    Hospitality Technology: How Efficient is Too Efficient?

    Information Age, July 4, 2017

  17. "We’ve been Gather fans (and heavy users) since we opened The Garage in 2016. Being in the heart of Tech Square, we have a rare glimpse into the innovation ecosystem and the development of new technologies. Watching Gather evolve has been a real treat."

    Q&A with Gather CEO & Co-founder Nicholas Miller

    The Garage at Tech Square, May 26, 2017

  18. By hearing from candidates why they feel now is the right time to look for a new opportunity, Miller says "you can kind of parse people's motivations, but you can also get a good understanding about whether someone's really intentional about their career."

    A CEO and former Bain consultant shares his favorite job interview question

    Business Insider, May 24, 2017

  19. "Raising money is considered a crucial measure of success for any fledgling business. But it's not everything, says Nicholas Miller, the co-founder and CEO of service industry software Gather."

    A Bain employee-turned-startup-founder says money isn’t everything

    Business Insider, May 22, 2017

  20. "We have a pretty strong private-dining program, and luckily with Gather it makes everything streamlined for us because it’s done online. It’s much easier because no guest wants to deal with sending paperwork back and forth."

    How Mobile is Revolutionizing the Restaurant Experience

    FSR Magazine, May 18, 2017

  21. “Restaurants have a certain number of seats and a certain number of fixed costs. So when those seats are empty, it’s not a good thing for the business,” said Nicholas Miller, CEO of Gather, an event tech startup. “Events offer a way to spin up another revenue line and bring folks in in a different way.”

    Developing a Profitable Events Program

    Restaurant Hospitality, May 8, 2017

  22. "Nick Miller, of the restaurant software company Gather, is a co-founder and CEO who attributes his success to his education in philosophy."

    5 Reasons Why Philosophy Majors Make the Best Entrepreneurs

    Observer, May 5, 2017

  23. Gather co-founder and senior vice president of sales Alex Lassiter explains some habits that are actually good to pick up, from being an avid lifelong learner to a willingness to unleash creativity.

    5 Habits of Highly Successful Event Managers

    MeetingsNet, May 3, 2017

  24. Gather co-founder and senior vice president of sales Alex Lassiter explores seven affordable and easy-to-use apps that every restaurant manager should have in their toolbox.

    The 7 Must-Have Apps for Restaurant Managers

    Catersource, May 1, 2017

  25. "Today, Gather is the gold standard of what an event management software company should look like. When the founders came together to create the platform, they sought to build a product that people would need in five years and could develop even further five years after that. They continue to push the product by adding new features, but always keeping in mind their mission to create a simplified streamlined experience, accessible for everyone, anytime, anywhere."

    Gather Takes Event Management Software To Next Level

    Total Food Service, April 25, 2017

  26. "Gather also builds a database of customers. 'You can pull in relevant information about them too, like favorite drink, booking history...' says Lassiter, noting it's one of his favorite features. 'Making those little connections is what hospitality is all about.'"

    This Program "Gathers" All Your Event Details

    Bar Business Magazine, April 18, 2017

  27. "We’re familiar with uniquely Southern hot spots around Atlanta like Ford Fry, Empire State South, Kevin Rathbun Steak, Kevin Gillespie’s restaurants and Buckhead Life group’s restaurants. And while they are all successful dining destinations featuring some of the country’s top chefs, they also have something else in common—they are all working one of the leading event management software companies in the nation, Atlanta’s own software startup, Gather."

    Atlanta-based Software Startup Makes Big Gains in Hospitality Business

    Atlanta Metro CEO, March 30, 2017

  28. "According to Gather, while the average party size for a full-service restaurant is 3.7 guests with an average spend of $100-500, a private event can bring in $2,500. That is 20 times more you can make than from a typical $100 ticket."

    Event Planning and Management 101 for Restaurant Owners

    Foodable Network, March 24, 2017

  29. From clunky binders to manual filing systems, far too many restaurateurs still rely on outdated management methods to plan and manage their events. Gather co-founder and senior vice president of sales Alex Lassiter explores how technology is streamlining that process, making events more enjoyable for clients and guests.

    Here’s How Tech is Helping Restaurateurs Party On

    Modern Restaurant Management, March 13, 2017

  30. "They say that all of the fun happens after the planning ends. However, that shouldn’t be the case. Gather is here to add the fun back into event planning by putting your venue’s event calendar — and every detail that comes with it — all under one roof."

    Gather Event Planning Deets through Software That’s Sweet

    Hypepotamus, July 7, 2016

  31. "'We have a very passionate team at Gather, and I’m inspired when I see our employees take so much ownership and pride in the product we’ve created,' says Lassiter. 'Nick, Tom and I obviously love what we do—but seeing our employees love Gather is truly inspiring.'"

    9 Innovative Entrepreneurs

    The Atlantan, June 1, 2016

  32. "Over the next five years, Miller says they hope to continue to expand their users and help drive more customers to their clients. 'We also want to serve the event planners,' he says, 'and help them find our customers.'"

    Silicon Valley of the South

    Simply Buckhead, March 1, 2016

  33. "Christina Teran, Sage’s corporate director of sales and marketing, had positive memories of Gather, a Cloud-based private dining and events management software, from a previous role, and immediately saw its fit in the company’s unique structure. In December, Sage established Gather at 10 of its locations."

    Technology Helps Organize Private Dining and Events Management

    FSR Magazine, February 9, 2016

  34. "Atlanta startup Gather has raised $2.5 million to help restaurants and venues manage and grow their private events business. About 20 percent to 30 percent of a typical full-service restaurant's revenue is generated from private events, Gather CEO Nick Miller said."

    Atlanta software startup ​Gather raises $2.5 million in venture capital

    Atlanta Business Chronicle, January 19, 2016

  35. "Gather announced that it has raised $2.5 million in new funding to help restaurants and venues manage their events. Led by Storm Ventures, the investment will be used to not only improve the product, but also accelerate development of certain 'top-secret projects.'"

    Gather raises $2.5 million to help restaurants and venues manage their events

    Venture Beat, January 19, 2016

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