Virtual events start-ups seize the coronavirus opportunity

Johnny Boufarhat was already fending off investors desperate to get a piece of his virtual events business, Hopin, before the coronavirus hit.

Virtual events start-ups seize the coronavirus opportunity

Virtual events startups are hot prospects given the cancellation of numerous live conferences and events due to the coronavirus pandemic. One startup, Hopin, co-founded by Johnny Boufarhat has already received $6.5 million in funding from various venture capital groups and is poised to take advantage of this emerging opportunity.