etouches is a cloud-based event management software company based in Norwalk, Connecticut best known for its integrated events management SaaS solutions. The company has 1,200 users spanning 35 countries worldwide, with large corporations like Coca-Cola, MasterCard and Dell part of its client mix. etouches is a five-time honoree on Inc. magazines Inc. 5000 ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America (2012 – 2016). The annual ranking also places etouches among the top companies in Connecticut. etouches was founded as Global Executive Business Service in 1998 by travel specialist Leonora Valvo. The business operated as a fee-for-service event managing company until 2008, when it relaunched as etouches. That same year, etouches introduced its first event management solution. In 2010, the company raised $2.5 million in the first round of venture capital investments. The lead investor was Greycroft Partners, and other investors were Connecticut Innovations and Cava Capital. Growth continued, and in 2012, etouches launched its mobile application, eMobile, enabling users to create and manage event scheduling on their smartphones. The application integrates with other etouches modules, including eReg and eSocial. Also that year, etouches received $7.75 million in Series B financing led by Level Equity.