“Our focus is on enabling memorable multi-language, accessible experiences tailored for sightseeing companies seeking accelerated growth and a distinctive competitive edge,” says Jonathan Stanley, President and CEO.
Over 30 million people a year listen to audio tours powered by AudioConexus. That number is about to get a lot bigger. Recent innovations in audio tour technology developed at ACI have accelerated demand for our GPS-enabled, cloud-based multimedia tour system, Navilution, with exciting new technology about to be released.
The capital, provided by Business Development Bank of Canada Capital’s Growth and Transition Capital division, will be used to build inventory to fulfill accelerating orders and support market expansion in Europe, as well as round out the ACI management team.
International tourist arrivals grew 7% in 2017, the highest increase since 2009 and the eighth consecutive year of sustained growth, according to a recent report by UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization). Tour operators who expect to experience exponential growth in 2019 know that technology is key to providing new experiences to their visitors. AudioConexus has the global expertise and technology to help them create that experience.
“Tour operators, historical sites and museums are embracing technology to create more personalized experiences,” says Laura-Lee Brenneman, Director, Growth & Transition Capital, Ottawa. “AudioConexus is led by a very diligent team with deep industry experience, and the company is well positioned to capitalize on this trend.”
BDC Capital is the investment arm of BDC – Canada’s only bank devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs. With $3 billion under management, BDC Capital serves as a strategic partner to the country’s most innovative firms.
AudioConexus inspires the world of travelers, shaping the future of guided tours with transformational technologies and exceptional entertainment experiences. We offer the only complete multilingual, multi-topical hardware, software and creative solution that creates adaptable, unique, five-star user experiences for growth-oriented tour operators worldwide.
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