BURLINGTON, Mass., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Endurance International Group (NASDAQ: EIGI), a leading provider of cloud-based platform solutions to help small and medium-sized businesses succeed online, today announced its participation at SXSW Interactive 2015 as the official sponsor and host of the Upload/Download Happy Hour at Austin's famed Majestic Music Hall. The event, which will showcase Endurance's mobile products for small business, will take place on March 13, 2015, the opening day of SXSW Interactive and run from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The event is open to all SXSW Interactive badge holders.
At the Upload/Download Happy Hour, guests will get the first sneak peek at Endurance's exciting new mobile collaboration with Netherlands-based startup, AppMachine. On February 23, Endurance announced that it had made an equity investment of $15.2 million in AppMachine. Together, at SXSW, the companies will introduce a new mobile technology product that will reduce the friction and cost of building a mobile app, helping small business owners "go-mobile" faster and easier than ever before.
"Each year, SXSW Interactive brings together the most innovative and creative technologists from around the world to share and debate ideas, launch new products and deliver unforgettable experiences," said Endurance CEO and Founder Hari Ravichandran. "We are excited to sponsor our first official SXSW event, the Upload/Download Happy Hour, and share with the SXSW and Austin communities our latest innovations in mobile applications for small business. Mobile usage is growing at astounding rates and we're looking forward to introducing new products that will help small business navigate this new mobile world."
Guests at the event can earn swag and beverage tickets by downloading Endurance's Business on Tapp app or by posting on Twitter or Instagram using the #EnduranceSXSW hashtag. Business on Tapp is a new, free mobile app that delivers daily insights and actionable tips to help small business owners succeed both online and offline. The app features unique editorial content as well as interactive features that allow small business owners to connect with their peers to share information. Business on Tapp is available for download in the iTunes and Google Play stores.
Event-goers will also be able to demo Endurance's new mobile products first-hand at stations throughout the venue. The event will also feature a fortune teller, an Endurance photo booth, device charging stations and locally catered bar snacks. To learn more about the event, visit: http://schedule.sxsw.com/2015/events/event_OE03856.
About Endurance International Group
Endurance International Group (NASDAQ: EIGI) helps small and medium-sized business owners establish, manage and grow their businesses by harnessing the power and promise of the web. As a leading provider of cloud-based platform solutions to help small and medium-sized business owners succeed online, Endurance, through its family of brands – including Bluehost, HostGator, iPage, Domain.com, A Small Orange, MOJO Marketplace and ResellerClub – supports approximately 4.1 million subscribers and is able to tailor solutions for small businesses at every stage and level of sophistication. Endurance is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, has a presence in Asia and the Americas, and employs over 2,500 people. For more information, visit endurance.com.
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