• Going.com Gets Extra Social On Events

    Events based social network Going.com have launched their 3.0 version with several new features. Central to Going.com 3.0 is a new events and people recommendation engine that allows users to discover events and people in their area. The new features takes Going.com’s event focused social networking service to nearly a dating service. Where as before Going.com recommended events and… Read More

  • Going.com Enters Ticket Sales Market, Schwag However Needs Some Work

    Event based social network Going.com has entered the ticket sales business. The new functionality will tie in with their existing social events focus, where over 300,000 Going.com members already use the service to RSVP for events. Going.com believes that the service provides a better long-tail targeted service compared to bigger ticket sellers such as Ticketmaster. The service debuts with… Read More

  • Going.com Lands $5 million

    Event based social network Going.com has taken an additional $5 million in funding, in a round led by the sites original investors General Catalyst Partners and Highland Capital Partners. Going.com recently passed 500,000 users, up from 200,000 users in early June and an impressive feat considering the service currently only operates in four cities: New York, Boston, Chicago and San… Read More

  • Going.com Offers Drink Gifting Service

    Event based social network Going.com has partnered with BuyYourFriendADrink.com in a deal that will allow New York area Going.com members to buy drinks for their friends directly from their profile page. Going.com is a rapidly growing social service with 200,000 + members covering New York, Boston and San Francisco and competes in the same space as LateNightShots. The ability to buy some one… Read More