“We needed to figure out how to take all these really long processes and make them extremely simple and quick to the user so they can plan and customize an event 100 times more efficiently and go from A to Z without any prior event-planning knowledge,” Rubin said.

 

Rubin said she hopes that Wekudo will one day become the go-to website for everyone’s event planning needs.

 

“The ultimate end goal is to make a scalable product that people really love using,” she said.

 

Wekudo has worked with companies to coordinate unique and engaging office experiences such as in-office smoothie bars, craft beer tastings, and in-office arcades.

Wekudo breaks the event planning process down for users into three steps. 

 

 

1. Pick an activity for your team out of the company’s curated list

 

2. Customize the details to your needs and preferences

 

3. Watch Wekudo plan and organize the event

Wekudo plans office events for companies such as Google, Spotify and Facebook, providing each client with a curated, trending experience tailored to their specific wishes.

Lee Rubin

CEO - Wekudo

WEKUDO

Event Planning Gets Automated

Writer: Jessica Hamlin

WEKUDO

Event Planning Gets Automated

Writer: Jessica Hamlin

For companies struggling to plan an office event that is both interactive as well as aesthetically-pleasing, Wekudo aims to provide an innovative solution.  

 

A New York City-based startup company, Wekudo helps its clients plan, book and customize in-office social experiences. The company uses an internal tool to automate and customize the planning process so that your next office gathering is your best (and most insta-worthy) event to date.

 

In Wekudo CEO Lee Rubin's view, an enjoyable and memorable experience shared amongst colleagues is crucial to the success of a workplace event. The company, therefore, emphasizes making it easy for companies to host events that are sure to bring people together. 

 

Rubin was inspired to create the company because she felt that company managers today are not given sufficient and comprehensive guidance regarding event planning. Rubin created Wekudo in hopes that it would work to remove this element of cluelessness from event planning.

 

Rubin said that in Wekudo’s early years, the process of fully scaling events seemed daunting. After years of building different kinds of systems and databases, Rubin and her colleagues finally understood the task at hand.

 

“The ultimate end goal is to make a scalable product that people really love using”

Finally, Wekudo offers the option of an out of office experience, which includes activities ranging from cooking classes to yoga retreats. To keep up with their progress, visit ​https://www.wekudo.com

For companies struggling to plan an office event that is both interactive as well as aesthetically-pleasing, Wekudo aims to provide an innovative solution.  

 

A New York City-based startup company, Wekudo helps its clients plan, book and customize in-office social experiences. The company uses an internal tool to automate and customize the planning process so that office gatherings can be more engaging.

 

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