Zoom launches marketplace for paid events and new third-party app integrations – James Vincent

Videoconferencing app Zoom is trying to keep its lockdown success rolling with two big new features: a marketplace called OnZoom that will allow users to schedule and monetize virtual events, and new ways for business apps like Asana and Box to integrate their wares directly into your next Zoom call.

First, OnZoom. This is an “event discovery and monetization” platform that will make it easier to find virtual events in a whole range of categories, says Zoom — from cooking classes to lectures to stand-up and more. Basically, any event or activity you might already have been doing through Zoom (or other videoconferencing software) will be available, with built-in tools for selling tickets, scheduling, and promotion.

Organizers will need a…

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