Paris, France was the gracious host of the 2018 Viva Technology conference – a conference that invites 75,000+ startups, corporations, students, and investors from all over the world. Viva Tech has a very special place in the heart of the GoodBookey team and it’s not just because Paris is one of the better places that you can go to a conference. For GoodBookey, it’s the simple reason that our inaugural visit in 2016 resulted in us winning the Publicis90, a $100,000 grant awarded to the most innovative startups. Continue reading
Guess what! The Mayweather vs. McGregor fight is available on our app to bet on! The best part? The money goes to the charity of your choice!
Why Does This Fight Matter?
Mayweather came out of retirement for this fight! Connor McGregor, typically a MMA fighter, is 11 years younger than the undefeated boxing champion. A challenge of this scale is HUGE for UFC boxing. It’s even speculated that this fight will break the pay-per-view record of four million buys from the 2015 Mayweather vs. Pacquiao match.
Earlier this month, GoodBookey traveled to Paris, France to attend the VivaTech conference. Over 50,000 people, 5,000 start ups, 1,000 investors, and 7,000 CEOs all gathered to share the latest and greatest in innovative technology. VivaTech’s mission is to link dynamic start ups with proven leaders. In doing so, successful business strategies and solutions are made that improve future business and society alike.
May 2017 has been busy and full of exciting news, so you won’t want to miss this GoodBookey recap! We’ve traveled to New Orleans to pitch for Collision, started prepping for Vivatech in Paris, and have been featured in two articles since the beginning of May. Continue reading for more information—you won’t want to miss it!
GoodBookey was 1 of 90 chosen applicants from a pool of 16,000 global applications
GoodBookey, a social impact startup based out of Raleigh, was awarded funding by Publicis, an international advertising and public relations agency. Their innovative spin on making donations to nonprofits a fun and social experience was selected from among thousands of applicants to receive funding. Additionally, as a part of the reward, GoodBookey is receiving strategic mentorship from Razorfish, one of the world’s largest interactive agencies.
Why do people bet?
The common thinking is that there are a couple of reasons–the thrill of competition, risk and reward, and associated social interactions. People do play for money, and some of the ill-advised few even do this for financial gain.
GoodBookey is thrilled to announce that after all our hard work and the goals we’ve been pursuing, we were awarded a 100,000-euro prize from a French ad agency.
GroundWork Labs is powered by NC Idea. It is a two-month program designed to accelerate pre-seed startups towards their goals. GoodBookey was selected as a participant start-up. GoodBookey was chosen from a pool of Triangle-based applicants. After our selection, we began the program in May 2016.