OpenInvite's mission is to create meaningful relationships. To do so, we connect you with the right people and cut down the substantial time it takes to plan and coordinate real time or future events. We strive to provide our users with a social event planning application that is efficient, smart and fun.

To connect you with the right people, our platform suggests fun events you can attend with trusted friends of friends who share similar passions, hobbies & skillsets. Additionally, you have the ability to meet with friends of friends in other industries to provide enhanced exposure and potential partnerships or job opportunities.

We provide our users with various event planning tools on a single platform to cut down the time it takes to coordinate events (i..e., potlucks, BBQs, etc.). For example, we introduced a Checklist feature where the host can post items that attendees can bring to the event. Attendees can see which items others will be bringing, effectively cutting down ...
OpenInvite's mission is to create meaningful relationships. To do so, we connect you with the right people and cut down the substantial time it takes to plan and coordinate real time or future events. We strive to provide our users with a social event planning application that is efficient, smart and fun.

To connect you with the right people, our platform suggests fun events you can attend with trusted friends of friends who share similar passions, hobbies & skillsets. Additionally, you have the ability to meet with friends of friends in other industries to provide enhanced exposure and potential partnerships or job opportunities.

We provide our users with various event planning tools on a single platform to cut down the time it takes to coordinate events (i..e., potlucks, BBQs, etc.). For example, we introduced a Checklist feature where the host can post items that attendees can bring to the event. Attendees can see which items others will be bringing, effectively cutting down the back and forth texts and calls.

In addition to making new meaningful connections, we encourage our users to try new activities and explore everything their city has to offer them. We provide users with customized analytics, so they can view top trending events in the city or by select neighborhoods.
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Investors

Srivatsa Dattatreya
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Srivatsa Dattatreya

Advisors

Employees

Catulus Mak
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Catulus Mak Head of UX Passionate about crafting digital experience
Stephanie Mak
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Stephanie Mak CEO Entrepreneur working to create a world filled with meaningful relationships
Kenneth Cheuk
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Kenneth Cheuk

Recommendations

Roxanne Neilson Director at MBDA Business Center

"I am writing to express my highest recommendation for Stephanie Mak and OpenInvite. Manhattan Minority Business Development Agency’s Office of Business Development Center ( MBDA) on Wall Street is an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce that promotes the growth of minority-owned business through the mobilization and advancement of public and private sector programs, policy, and research. The MBDA Center is operated by BOC Network, a non profit organization.


As MBDA Managing Director, I’m responsible for developing and expanding market access programs for minority businesses in our region. Stephanie is an extremely driven entrepreneur who started OpenInvite from the ground up. She has made tremendous progress with OpenInvite, and I believe she will succeed. Stephanie is also creative and demonstrates excellent problem-solving skills. MBDA fully supports the mission of our member OpenInvite to connect individuals more efficiently and with higher-quality connections"