Denver-based Utivity, a Leading Outdoor Adventure Platform, Acquires Besomebody’s Experience Marketplace

"Besomebody Inc., a global platform that helps people live their passion through inspiration, advice, community and careers, has sold its Experiences Marketplace to Utivity Holdings Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Launched in late 2014, Besomebody’s Experience Marketplace – anchored by the award-winning #besomebody app - enabled thousands of people nationwide to book and host experiences across more than 400 different passion areas, including art, fitness, sports and adventure. Utivity will gain access to Besomebody’s large user and provider base across Texas, California and New England, as well as to their substantial international footprint." Read More.

Date: February 9, 2017.

Besomebody Closes App, Launches Learning Paths for Vocational Training

"Besomebody, a global platform to help people live their passions, announced in an email to community members that it was shutting down the original “#besomebody” iOS app. The company has pivoted to focus on a new core product called Learning Paths - vocational training programs that teach Candidates the skills they need to succeed in available jobs. Besomebody Founder & CEO, Kash Shaikh, cited two primary factors for the pivot: a slowing demand in people booking ‘fun’ experiences on the app; and the aftermath of the student debt and skilled worker crises, which has left millions of Americans out of work, without the skills needed to succeed." Read More.

Date: January 9, 2017.

Besomebody Statement on Shark Tank Appearance

"We really loved our Shark Tank experience, and we are truly grateful for the added exposure and interest it’s generated in our company, our mission and our movement. Shark Tank is an award-winning Reality Television show, and the producers work hard to cut and edit hours of footage into a short, compelling segment that provides the most entertainment value to viewers. Given the amount of buzz our episode generated, it's clear they delivered on that goal." Read More.

Date: November 6, 2016.

Besomebody and RAW Artists Partner to Help Artists Do More of What They Love

Besomebody, a worldwide motivational movement turned Experience Marketplace, and Raw Artists, the world’s premier art collective, announced an exclusive partnership linking each company’s experience platforms. The agreement empowers art lovers to attend RAW’s Artist Showcases and learn from professional artists via the #besomebody iPhone app. Read More.

Location: Boston, MA.
Date: November 3, 2016.

Experiential Learning Startup Besomebody to appear on Shark Tank

Besomebody, a worldwide motivational movement turned Experience Marketplace will be featured on ABC’s Shark Tank on Friday, November 4th 2016. The #besomebody app enables users to learn anything they are passionate about by booking experiences with talented people around them. Users book experiences on the app, and then meet up in person for hands-on, peer-to-peer learning. Read More.

Location: Boston, MA.
Date: October 27, 2016.

Besomebody Moving Base Operations from Austin to Boston

Besomebody, Inc., the fastest growing Motivational Movement in the world and the creators of the world’s first Experience Marketplace, is moving its base of operations from Austin, Texas to Boston, Massachusetts. While the movement is worldwide – now reaching 5 million people in 185 countries – the company has been headquartered in Austin since it’s inception in March of 2013. Read More.

Location: Austin, TX.
Date: May 18, 2016.

Besomebody, Brown Distributing and Michelob Ultra Join Forces to Offer Austin Free Experiences on the #besomebody iPhone app

The campaign, called “First Round’s On Us,” will run through October 1st and be promoted in retail outlets, billboards, taxis, radio segments, print magazines and across all of social media. Passionaries still get paid during the free promotion, as Besomebody is picking up all the costs of any Experiences booked. Read More.

Location: Austin, TX.
Date: July 31, 2015.

Besomebody, Inc. Raises Another $1 Million to Fuel Growth of Experience Marketplace

Besomebody, Inc., a first-of-its-kind mobile platform that enables users to learn through passion-based Experiences, has closed a second $1 million funding round led by Fred Tillman, one of the most successful Commercial Construction entrepreneurs in Central Texas, as well as a diverse group of angel investors. Read More.

Location: Austin, TX.
Date: July 20, 2015.

Besomebody, Inc. Partners with REI Outdoor School to Take Adventure Experiences to the Next Level

We’re extremely excited to announce our new partnership with the REI Outdoor School, the nation’s largest provider of outdoor education. The partnership combines REI’s world-class instructors, expertise and equipment with Besomebody’s passionate community and mobile marketplace, giving our users the ability to book more than 30 Adventure and Outdoor Experiences right from their phone! Read More.

Location: Austin, TX.
Date: July 15, 2015.

Besomebody, Inc. Partners with The Mx Factory, a Premier Motocross Training School, to Expand Passion Footprint

Besomebody, Inc., the world’s first mobile platform that connects people based on shared passions, has announced a new partnership with The Mx Factory, one of the nation’s top Motocross training schools. Besomebody’s mobile marketplace enables users to learn anything they’re passionate about by booking Experiences with talented people around them. The partnership will allow users to learn Motocross from some of the best riders in the country. Read More.

Location: Austin, TX.
Date: July 7, 2015.

#Besomebody Partners with Do512 to Kick-Off Interactive Weekend

In a city where it’s normal to be weird, down-right Texan to be trusting and where all walks of life are welcome, I’d say Austin, TX is the perfect city to celebrate SXSW 2015. From techies to tech investors, film stars to fashionistas, and rappers to wrap parties, the world will Unleash upon Austin from March 13 – 22. Read More.

Location: Hotel Vegas, Austin, TX
Date: March 13 – 22, 2015.

CrossFitters Unleash upon Austin’s Fittest Games

Ranging from amateur’s looking to annihilate their previous personal record to the seasoned Pro that’s putting their passion and pride on the line, going head to head with the best from around the nation, The Fittest Games is the premiere CrossFit event in Texas. Read More.

Location: Travis County Expo Center, Austin, TX
Date: January 30 – February 1, 2015.