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New Orleans Crowdfinding App for Restaurants and Bars Expands to Austin

NEW ORLEANS - Scenehound, a first-of-its-kind crowdfinding mobile app is expanding to its third location in Austin, Texas. Scenehound’s expansion to the “Live Music Capital of the World” is a result of the New Orleans-based company’s rapid growth since its launch in 2016.

“This past year-and-a-half has been a whirlwind,” said Michael Underwood, CEO and founder of Scenehound. “We’ve experienced fantastic user growth since we launched in New Orleans in early 2016 and our most recent market in Columbus, Ohio is booming. We couldn’t be more excited to roll Scenehound out to the people of Austin. We know both Austinites and UT students will love its convenience.”

The real-time crowd information app, connects users to their community while providing them with an up-to-the-minute snapshot of the restaurant and bar activity in their area. Scenehound’s accelerated momentum in recent months, coupled with strong customer growth and user downloads prompted the company to begin looking for its third location in late Q3 of this year. After several months of searching, Austin was selected as the next ideal market poised to continue Scenehound’s success.

“I spent some of my most formative years in Texas and I have always loved the city of Austin. Fast-forward to 2017, Austin has curated some of the best nightlife there is. Austin’s restaurant and bar scene has truly become a destination experience, not only for its residents but tourists alike. When we started Scenehound Austin was always one of the cities I was most excited to expand to. It was just a matter of time - and he we are!”

Scenehound is a user-driven app dedicated to empowering people to plan the perfect night out through the sharing of real-time crowd information . When the app is active and you arrive at your location, a simple check-in report will be prompted. In less than ten seconds, both users and bars and restaurants can provide useful information that will be shared with the rest of the user community, and even shows guy-to-girl ratios at local bars. By reporting wait times at restaurants, or the activity of a bar, users better understand what’s happening and where it’s happening in their city.

About Scenehound

Available for free on both the iOS and Android app stores, Scenehound is a mobile application that empowers the user to plan the perfect night out. By connecting users to their community, Scenehound provides a real-time snapshot of restaurant wait times and bar activity in the area. Scenehound makes planning a night out simple by giving users quick access to what’s happening and where it is happening in their city. For whatever kind of crowd you’re looking for, Scenehound is the perfect tool for planning your whole night. For more information visit scenehound.com and on Twitter and Instagram @scenehound.

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