Lanyrd Monetizes By Charging Companies To Track Conference Speaker Activity

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http://techcrunch.com – With the relative decline of Plancast and Upcoming, the Lanyrd startup has solidly stepped in to the breach, aggregating content around speakers, attendees, venues, books, video and anything to do with conferences. It’s also benefitted from the shutdown of the LinkedIn Events application. Now all it has to do is work out a business model. Well, today it does the big reveal on that, announcing the launch of Lanyrd Pro, a new paid-for premium product that lets companies track all their staff appearances at events and conferences. Lanyrd Pro starts at $99 a month with a 10% discount if purc (IT news)