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Lanyrd (pronounced and named after "lanyard") was a conference directory website created by Simon Willison and Natalie Downe and launched in 2010.

Simon Willison

Lanyrd (pronounced and named after "lanyard") was a conference directory website created by Simon Willison and Natalie Downe and launched in 2010.
Simon Willison is a British programmer, co-founder of the social conference directory Lanyrd, and Director of Architecture at Eventbrite.

List of Y Combinator startups

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Tom Coates

Tom Coates
He is an advisor for several start-ups including Lanyrd, the social conference directory created by Simon Willison and Natalie Downe.

QED (conference)

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* QED conference series – Lanyrd

Lanyard

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Lanyrd (pronounced and named after "lanyard") was a conference directory website created by Simon Willison and Natalie Downe and launched in 2010.

Twitter

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Users on the site are identified through the Twitter API and events are shown to users based on their contacts on Twitter.

Seed money

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The company received $1.4 million in seed funding in September 2011, having participated in the Y Combinator startup incubator program.

Y Combinator

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The company received $1.4 million in seed funding in September 2011, having participated in the Y Combinator startup incubator program.

Old Street Roundabout

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The company is based in the Old Street Roundabout area in London.

London

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The company is based in the Old Street Roundabout area in London.

IOS

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In October 2011, Lanyrd launched an iOS app for iPhone and iPod touch devices.

IPhone

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In October 2011, Lanyrd launched an iOS app for iPhone and iPod touch devices.

IPod Touch

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In October 2011, Lanyrd launched an iOS app for iPhone and iPod touch devices.

South by Southwest

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To help attendees at the 2012 SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, Texas, Lanyrd launched a special site listing conference sessions and speakers, and letting individuals see which of their friends from Twitter were attending or speaking at the scheduled sessions.

Austin, Texas

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To help attendees at the 2012 SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, Texas, Lanyrd launched a special site listing conference sessions and speakers, and letting individuals see which of their friends from Twitter were attending or speaking at the scheduled sessions.

Texas

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To help attendees at the 2012 SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, Texas, Lanyrd launched a special site listing conference sessions and speakers, and letting individuals see which of their friends from Twitter were attending or speaking at the scheduled sessions.

Amplified conference

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The website has become a useful tool for amplified conferences.

Eventbrite

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In September 2013, Lanyrd was acquired by Eventbrite.