Our History

Our journey has only just begun, but we’re already making history within the conference calling industry – take a look…

Idea generation (bill shock)

12th January, 2009

Idea generation (bill shock)

In his role as Head of IT our founder Simon Moxon receives a £6500 conference call bill for the company he works for and decides to find a lower cost supplier.

Frustration

9th February, 2009

Frustration

Unable to find a supplier that meets both the quality and price requirements an idea for a low cost provider that focuses on audio quality and simplicity is born.

Brand development

20th April, 2009

Brand development

AllVoice…ThreeCall…CleverConf… VoiceMeet… The name is decided upon: Meetupcall.

Product development

20th July, 2009

Product development

Our conferencing platform is built and we begin extensive testing.

Website goes live

10th August, 2009

Website goes live

The first iteration of meetupcall.com website goes live.

First customer makes use of our services!

27th August, 2009

First customer makes use of our services!

First call taken. It lasts 37 minutes with 3 people and generates Meetupcall £4.44 of revenue.

First in industry to offer free call recordings

14th December, 2009

First in industry to offer free call recordings

Call recording feature introduced. Meetupcall are the first to offer this feature for no charge!

Introduction of pricing bundles & PAYG

3rd May, 2010

Introduction of pricing bundles & PAYG

Meetupcall introduces several different billing models including monthly bundles and pay as you go options.

First household name joins us; Netto

7th June, 2010

First household name joins us; Netto

We sign our first household name: Netto. Netto joined us to reduce their conference call costs, while maintaining a quality service.

Now available in more than 36 countries

21st February, 2011

Now available in more than 36 countries

We expand our services into more than 36 different countries offering local dial-in numbers in most of Europe, Asia and the USA.

Nominated for Innovation Award

6th June, 2011

Nominated for Innovation Award

Meetupcall nominated for Innovation Award in the Free Press Green Business Awards.

Changing the conference call process, for good

5th December, 2011

Changing the conference call process, for good

Meetupcall begin work on a revised service that will change the way people use conference calls.

TechCrunch article

12th July, 2012

TechCrunch article

Meetupcall announce the release of a new way of arranging conference calls via TechCrunch.

Easy Invite feature officially launched

23rd July, 2012

Easy Invite feature officially launched

Meetupcall launch revised services launch offering new feature set including easy invite, dial out and participant profiles.

Featured on the BBC

2nd November, 2012

Featured on the BBC

We’re featured on the BBC’s technology show; Click. Kate Russell suggester we were, “so simple to use, you may never have a face to face meeting ever again”.

Recurring Invites

6th April, 2015

Recurring Invites

We finally deliver on a much requested feature – the ability to set once and forget for recurring meetings.

Screen Share via Easy Invite

4th May, 2015

Screen Share via Easy Invite

Meetupcall launches a free screen share service available to those who make use of the Easy Invite feature.

Funding secured

20th July, 2015

Funding secured

Investors join and funding secured to push Meetupcall business & product development forward to the next level.

Dial-Out from dashboard released

5th October, 2015

Dial-Out from dashboard released

Meetupcall launch dial-out from dashboard allowing call leaders to patch people in to call.

Enhanced branding options

9th November, 2015

Enhanced branding options

Introduction of new customised audio prompts and visual branding options for our £99+ accounts.

Leader creation in a click

18th January, 2016

Leader creation in a click

Ability for new leaders to be added our leader dashboard.

Call recordings enhanced

7th March, 2016

Call recordings enhanced

New enhancement to call recordings released that allows you to visualise call, skip back and forth as well as sharing options – all controlled securely from your leader dashboard.

Enhanced Call Tagging

20th June, 2016

Enhanced Call Tagging

Ideal for lawyers, accountants and any other profession that wants to keep an eye on cost association and correctly bill their customers for their time. Now you can achieve this via our Easy Invite feature.

Custom On-Hold Music Option

26th September, 2016

Custom On-Hold Music Option

Conference call hosts can now choose from a selection of on-hold music options as well as the ability to upload custom music for enterprise accounts.

Secure Conference IDs

6th October, 2016

Secure Conference IDs

Launch of an additional layer of security for those that use our Easy Invite feature – 9 digit codes (1 billion possibilities) without need of a PIN.

New Conference Call Dashboard

3rd November, 2016

New Conference Call Dashboard

New dashboard goes live to make the hosting and in-call management as faultless and hassle free as possible.

 

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