Launched in 2003, before Flickr or Facebook, Upcoming was the
first site to use a social network for event discovery. After two
years, Upcoming was acquired by Yahoo, running for a decade before
Yahoo shuttered it in 2013.
Shortly after they shut it down, Yahoo offered to sell the domain
back to me, an unprecedented move for a former acquisition.
I decided to launch a Kickstarter project to gauge interest
in bringing Upcoming back from the dead. With the incredible
support and infinite patience of 1,787 backers, I rebuilt
Upcoming from scratch, restored the event archive, and
relaunched the community in March 2017.
Thank you for believing in it.
Looks great. Somehow feels karmically right that the return of Upcoming has coincided with the end of The Deck.