Attendio tries event search(seriously)

Ah! Local search, location based search, and all those life and time savers. Attendio too wants to join that league with its local events search engine. You can search for – Music, family, Perf Arts, Fashion, Film, Technology, Public Affairs – all in one place(and only for Bay Area currently). Users get to add events, reviews and recommendations while Attendio provides VIP “Recommenders” for insider’s view on all the “hot” events, which sounds more like MySpace beginnings. They also number of integrations to deliver event information to calendars(GCal, iCal, …..), and email. On mobile you text Attendio your interests and zip code, and they come back with the highest ranked event matching your interest.

Anyway, we will soon know whether Attendio is just another search engine to forget or can rise above that. What do we already have in the market? – Zvents, Eventful, Upcoming, to name a few.

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One Response to “Attendio tries event search(seriously)”

  1. StartupSquad » Blog Archive » Oodle take 2 at Facebook; Splashcast grows 10x Says:

    […] Second app from Oodle’s is “BandTracker” that allows Facebook users to track over 200,000 bands to make sure they don’t miss their favorite acts when they come to town and share information about upcoming shows with their friends. I think they would get more competition in this space as compared to the “WantList” especially with the mish-mash of iLike(which is now funded by TicketMaster) and Attendio on the Facebook platform. […]

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