image from d1qb2nb5cznatu.cloudfront.netNorth American D.I.Y. booking apps Pare Booking and special Special Guest have merged. The two will also combine the venues they are working with and add more in the coming months. 

image from www.krisjones.com“With complimentary talent buying networks and similar cultures, focused on helping talent find and book great opportunities, the joining of the two companies will not only create a stronger and more competitive company,” writes Brandon Breitenbach who founded Pare three years ago, “significantly expanding your performing opportunities across a larger network of venues in North America.

Founded in 2016, Special Guest was featured on Apple TV’s ‘Planet of the Apps’ show. Founder of the Black Eyed Peas – Wil.i.am, is one of the advisors, and investors include Apple, comedians Kevin Hart, Marlon Wayans, and Jake Johnson, as well as Silicon Valley-based Lightspeed Venture Partners and Precursor Ventures.