11/02/2019 17:15:00

Bevy Acquires CMX to Address Growing Demand for Real-Life Social Networks

Palo Alto, Feb. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Palo Alto, CA – February 11, 2019 – Bevy, the premier SaaS platform for In Real Life (IRL) Community Management, today announced it has agreed to acquire CMX, the world’s largest membership-driven network of community professionals. The acquisition brings together two companies that are dedicated to building intelligent and powerful digital tools that address the growing demand for safe and meaningful real-world communities. CMX’s co-founder and CEO David Spinks will continue to lead CMX initiatives and become VP of Community at Bevy.

Forrester predicts 2019 is the year to invest in Humans. Customers will lead a community-based revolt against corporate chatbots. And a Pew Research Center study revealed that only 3% of social media users in the US said that they have a lot of trust in the information they find on these sites. As a growing alternative, digital natives have been turning to in-person communities. Bevy is the leading enterprise software solution for Community Managers around the world.

Bevy is built to scale in-person communities with one integrated platform that empowers organizers, connects otherwise disparate data sources, and unifies community groups from different social networks. Bevy is the first company entirely dedicated to building in-person Customer-to-Customer (C2C) communities. The addition of the CMX community will help Bevy accelerate innovation for companies, institutions and advocacy groups focused on building communities In Real Life (IRL). Whether it’s Community User Groups for Software Companies, Field Marketing Teams for Consumer Brands, Trade Associations, University Alumni Groups or Grass Roots Organizers, Bevy offers enterprise software that is purpose-built for organizations who want to build, grow and scale their in-person / IRL communities.

CMX has been defining the category of “community-driven business” and helping community professionals thrive since 2014 developing into the largest network for community professionals and thought leaders in the space. By joining forces, Bevy and CMX aim to bring marketing and community professionals everywhere together, to learn, grow, and network with the community world. Through their work together, Bevy and CMX aim to shepherd in the new era of human connection and innovation in the business world. The CMX community offers CMX Pro which is a private network of professional community builders and the CMX Summit, the community industry’s leading conference. CMX has also developed workshops and training used by dozens of organizations including Facebook, Google, Salesforce, and Discovery Channel.

“We see a world that’s growing increasingly lonely despite being more connected than ever before. Millennials are in desperate need of meaningful community. They’re craving more depth, and that often comes through in-person, real-world connection.” said David Spinks, CEO and co-founder of CMX. “The Bevy team have built a great platform to help teams scale their IRL community programs. We’re thrilled to join forces and work toward a more meaningful, connected world.”

Derek Andersen, Bevy CEO and co-founder said, “New technology is driving how we interact with each other on and offline. It’s how our society is evolving. This also affects how millennials and Gen Z interact with businesses and organizations. They’re looking for more than just products from businesses, they’re looking for a sense of shared identity and belonging.”

About Bevy

Bevy was created by the team behind Startup Grind in order to solve their own challenge to scale in-person community groups. They’ve raised $6M from Upfront, the founders of Qualtrics and other private investors. Bevy continues to innovate with a feature-rich platform used by some of the most forward-thinking & disruptive companies in the world. Partnered with companies like Slack, Atlassian, Asana, Qualtrics, Duolingo and more, Bevy is leading a movement to build Customer-to-Customer (C2C) communities everywhere.



  • Intro-cmx+bevy

  • Lincoln Hershberger




    Bevy acquires CMX, the largest community for community professionals

    Bevy and CMX join forces to address growing demand for in-person social networks


    Post comment

    Related debate

    • 1 week
    • 1 month
    • 1 Year
    12 Feb
    Hvis agendaen er at komme i en god position for en samlet overtagelse - er de vel godt på vej. I hve..
    13 Feb
    Her er nogle spørgsmål som jeg ønsker besvaret. Håber i andre vil bidrage med flere spørgsmål som JP..
    12 Feb
    Uden at skulle fremsætte nogen konspirationsteorier så finder jeg det personligt ganske interasant a..
    12 Feb
    I får det seriøst til at lyde somom GomX er på vej ned og snakker dommedag 😂! Hallo bois!! Det førs..
    15 Feb
    Jeg kan se på FB-gruppen at er der en diskussion omkring præparatet fra Hansa Medical det evt. ramme..
    11 Feb
    MHI Vestas named as Preferred Supplier for 476 MW Baltic Eagle project in Germany http://www.mhivest..
    15 Feb
    Jeg har solgt mine Veloxis-aktier, for der er nogle mekanismer i stigningerne i både Chemometec og i..
    12 Feb
    Fuldstændig uenig.Noget af Pandoras fald er absolut berettiget, ingen tvivl om det!   MEN.Pandora ha..
    11 Feb
    Der er nogen i denne her tråd, der burde skamme sig, og derefter lære at holde deres ubegavede ringe..
    13 Feb
    Sådan skal de nye FPS kort fra Fingerprint Cards aktiveres. Smukt og ligetil https://m.youtube.com/..

    HSBC Bank Plc : Form 8.5 (EPT/RI) - Lonmin PLC

    22/02/2018 10:54:53
    FORM 8.5 EPT/RI) PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITH RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the "Code") 1.         KEY INFORMATION (a) Name of exempt principal trader: HSBC BANK PLC (b) Name of offeror/offeree i..

    Rathbone Brothers Plc : Preliminary announcement of 2017 results

    Related news
    22/02/2018 07:00:19
    Funds under management up 14.3% to £39.1 billionThis is a preliminary statement of annual results published in accordance with FCA Listing Rule 9.7A. It covers the year ended 31 December 2017. Mark Nicholls, Chairman of Rathbone Brothers Plc, said: "UK and global investment markets performed well in 2017, with some indices reaching record levels towards the end of the year. This outcome has b..

    Elliott Capital Advisors, L.P : Form 8.3 - GKN Plc

    Related news
    21/02/2018 15:25:10
    FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the "Code") 1.         KEY INFORMATION (a) Full name of discloser: Elliott Capital Advisors, L.P. (for itself and related general partners ..

    Most read news

    • 24 hours
    • 48 hours
    • 1 week
    Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Announces That a Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Avon Products, Inc. (AVP) and Encourages AVP Investors to Contact the Firm
    Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is Investigating Certain Officers and Directors of Venator Materials PLC (VNTR) and Encourages VNTR Investors to Contact the Firm
    Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is Investigating Mattel, Inc. (MAT) on Behalf of Stockholders and Encourages MAT Investors to Contact the Firm
    Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Announces That Class Action Lawsuits Have Been Filed Against Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP) and Encourages TAP Investors to Contact the Firm
    200 First Responders to participate in Texas A&M Task Force 1 full-scale drill at Disaster City®

    Copyright Berlingske Media 2019  Cookie- and Privacy policy  |  Cookies  |   General terms of trade  |   Terms of use and IP rights
    Quote information is delivered by Morningstar.
    Data is delayed 15-20 minutes according to the distribution agreements set by the different exchanges.
    16 February 2019 16:29:28
    (UTC+00:00) Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London
    Version: ReleaseBuild_20190215.1 - EUROWEB1 - 2019-02-16 17:29:28 - 2019-02-16 16:29:28 - 1000 - Website: OKAY