LOS GATOS, Calif., March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BounceChat – Share Here! Nearby pics, groups, events is launching Monday, March 14, at a special show at SXSW.
BounceChat will break through the static at SXSW by having venues and artists "Bounce" free beer and music to their closest fans in real time. BounceChat is a social media platform that allows users to share their experience with people nearby.
The social media app allows users to not just share posts, but tag their location and limit the reach of those posts. It's ideal for public, and private, group chats.
To show the power of BounceChat, anyone who bounces live at the show – headlined by Austin's Govinda – can get a free drink at the Future of eXperience Showcase and BounceChat Launch Party at Techstars on Monday, March 14.
BounceChat is the first social media platform allowing you to post via your location, and set a proximity for the post, from 100 yards to the galaxy.
"We want everyone to download our new beta and discover what's happening nearby on our private and public group chats," said CEO and Founder Gordon Schaffer. "We went to South by Southwest last year with our prototype Bounce and learned what features and changes we needed to relaunch and rebrand as BounceChat. Now it is more fun than ever to use, and our new features make connecting to people, groups, and events even easier."
"We believe in innovative ideas in social media and working in new ways," Govinda said. "We would love to see your bounces from our show. Austin's music scene is here to support the world's entrepreneurs."
WHAT: BounceChat Party featuring Govinda and Future of eXperience New Mexico Showcase.
WHEN: Monday, March 14, 6:30p to 11p
WHERE: Techstars, 412 Congress Ave.
About BounceChat: BounceChat - Share Here! (Nearby Pics, Groups, Events) – is a patent-pending proximity-based content sharing application. The company was founded in Los Gatos CA and Santa Fe NM in 2014 by Gordon Schaeffer, Tyger White and investor Larry Marcus. The company has raised $1.2 million and is backed by the same people who have invested in UBER, Soundcloud, Air BnB, Pandora and more.