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Bonfyre to Enhance Experience at 2012 Start Up Connection Event


Mobile communication will play key role connecting entrepreneurs at regional technology event

St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) October 25, 2012

St. Louis based Bonfyre will be featured this Thursday at the 2012 Start Up Connection, providing entrepreneurs, innovators and investors at the event a new level of social interaction.

“This is a great opportunity to not only showcase one of the many great start-up companies in the St. Louis region at the Start Up Connection, but also enrich the experience of people attending this year,” said Phyllis Ellison, Associate Director of Innovate St. Louis Venture Mentoring Services and organizing partner of the event.

“We are excited about the diversity of industries participating this year; there are mobile companies like Bonfyre and GoMobilePro, Green-tech organizations like Material Mix, Biotech leaders and other high-growth operations – more than 45 companies, 40 service providers and over 500 expected to attend”, said Jay Delong , Vice President, New Ventures and Capital Formation with the RCGA – a sponsor of the event. “Bonfyre will make this an even better event”

The Start-Up Connection bonfyre will deliver a simple, elegant and mobile platform for conference attendees to privately share chats and photos with other participants all in one place. Additionally, event organizers will use the app to coordinate speaker times, awards announcements and photos from the event.

“From a birthday party with friends to a innovative conference like Start Up Connection – Bonfyre is a better way to plan, capture and share with the people that matter,” said Mark Sawyier, Co-Founder and CEO of Bonfyre. “We are all very excited to be part of Start Up Connection and support the entrepreneurs, innovators and attendees in our region.”

Bonfyre is free and can be downloaded at:
Going to the conference? Join the official Start Up Connection bonfyre here:

About Bonfyre
Bonfyre is a mobile app to plan, capture and share experiences with the people that matter. Bonfyre is one private place to create and relive many aspects of an experience - from setting up an event to group chats, photo sharing and a group photo stream. Bonfyre redesigns the sharing experience by focusing on being relevant to your real social sphere, being private, being easy to use, and being mobile.

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