Founding History of Meetup

Founded by Scott Heiferman, Matt Meeker, and Peter Kamali.

Started design and development work in December 2001.

Purchased the meetup.com domain name in March 2002.

Incorporated as Meetup Inc. in January 2003.

Raised over $18 million USD in 6 rounds of funding.

Acquired by WeWork for $200 million USD in November 2017.

Headquartered in NYC, USA.

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Year 1 of Meetup

Backstory


Month 1


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Month 11


Month 12


Version 1 of Meetup (Website)

JUN 2002

Stats of Meetup (Pre-Sale)

2001 to 2004

2005 to 2008

2009 to 2012

2013 to 2016

2017

Full Year 1 of Meetup

Y1 of Meetup.pdf

DEC 2001 to NOV 2002

Extras of Meetup

2003 JAN.pdf

2003 JAN Articles of Incorporation

2011 JUL Scott Heiferman of Meetup on TWiST