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Patron acquires Greencopper

Patron Technology has acquired live event mobile and web technologies firm Greencopper.

Greencopper provides engaging technology solutions to music festivals, including mobile apps, web and social media engines, as well as interactive music discovery tools.

The terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

Greencopper will continue to service its clients, while becoming an integrated part of the Patron Technolgy platform.

Greencopper aims to support live event goers in engaging more deeply with the events they attend through mobile apps and web tools.

The firm also offers interactive maps, messaging and music discovery tools that foster deeper connections with fans throughout the live event to enhance their experience.

Patron Technology chief executive, Marc Jenkins, said: “Greencopper’s innovative technology perfectly aligns with our mission to enable Patron Technology’s clients to create deeper and more profitable relationships with their ticket buyers, fans, and supporters.

“Greencopper extends Patron Technology’s product offerings by providing an increasingly important and innovative technology component for live events. We look forward to working with Gwenaël and the Greencopper team to build Greencopper’s presence on a worldwide basis.”

Greencopper’s clients include Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Roskilde Festival, Reading and Leeds Festivals, Bottlerock, Pitchfork Music Festival and Stagecoach Festival.

The company is based in Montreal with a local presence in France, the US, Denmark and the Netherlands and now provides digital solutions for more than 300 events in over 25 countries annually.

“We are thrilled to join Patron Technology,” said Gwenaël Le Bodic, Greencopper founder and chief executive.

“Greencopper looks forward to providing its unique mobile expertise to the group with an international reach into more than 25 countries. By combining Patron Technology’s assets with those of Greencopper, our company will be able to offer its 300+ event portfolio an extended set of services and technologies.”