intevli, a free interactive event mapping app created for Kansas City’s First Fridays, will hold its official launch party on Friday, July 6, 2012 at Think Big Partners’ parking lot located at 1800 Baltimore in the Crossroads Arts District.
Created by Van Osdol and Magruder attorney Chris Brown and Adcuda’s vice president of technology Tom Jenkins, intevli has been built to help attendees of large events filter what they do and don’t want to explore. The launch of the app will focus solely on Kansas City’s First Fridays, an event that takes place every first Friday of the month to celebrate the Crossroads Arts Districts’ art scene, businesses, restaurants and entrepreneurs.
“I think people have confusion about First Fridays,” says Brown. “They don’t know where to go or what to do. We hope that intevli will draw people in not only from downtown, but from the suburbs too.”
The free app will allow users to explore and filter through events to find what they care about most. With intevli, attendees of First Fridays will now be able to find out about art events, shopping deals, restaurants, entrepreneurial meetups and even parking availability when they install the app on their iPhones or Android smartphones.
“We need more people, especially from the suburbs, to participate in First Fridays,” says Brown. “That’s our goal. We also want to get more people involved in the entrepreneurial community.”
In the future, the intevli co-founders hope to expand its reach beyond First Fridays and become an app for large events such as music festivals, art fairs, barbecue competitions, concerts and more. Crossroads Arts District businesses are invited to sign up for intevli today to for free event promotion during First Fridays. Events can be posted at http://intev.li/venue/.
The intevli launch party will start at 6:00pm on Friday, July 6, 2012 (during First Fridays) at Think Big Partners’ parking lot on the corner of 18th and Baltimore. First Fridays attendees are invited to come learn more about the app, download it to their smartphones and provide feedback to the intevli team. The intevli launch party will be a part of Think Big Partners’ Entrepreneur Corner event, which takes place each First Fridays at 1800 Baltimore. This First Fridays, Entrepreneur Corner will be All-Star themed and will not only feature the new intevli app, but will bring in a baseball pitch speed reader, an opportunity to pitch an idea to camera (Pitch Here, Pitch There), a grand slam photo booth from Life Equals and much, much more! Learn more here.
To learn more about intevli, please visit http://www.intev.li. The app will be downloadable on July 6, 2012.
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