Online Silent Auctions

Making Silent Auctions Easy

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Increase Participation

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Reach More Donors

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Raise More Funds

About Bid Beacon

Bid Beacon was created when a local charity came to us unsatisfied with their traditional silent auction participation at events. They were looking for a modern silent auction app.

The team at Launch57 created Bid Beacon and has since helped thousands of fundraisers raise over ten million dollars through our easy to use, self managed program. 

Bid Beacon is owned and managed by the team at Launch57, a mobile software development company located in Canada. We are very hands on with the solutions we create and can’t wait to help you raise more at your next fundraiser.  

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How It Works

Start Your Auction

Start a free auction to try it out with your team, or go straight to the real thing! Add auction details, build in the items you're auctioning, payment integrations, sponsor and organizational details. If you get stuck, refer to our support pages or reach out to us.

Invite Your Guests

Import your guest list to the app, share on social media or to your website, and observe the action!


At the end of the auction, guests will be prompted to pay for their winnings. You can track payments, respond to guest messages, and facilitate distribution of items utilizing our robust analytics dashboard and exports.


Sponsor Recognition

Linked logo placements and a description in the Auction Detail Page as well as banners throughout

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Payment Integrations

Accept payment directly through the app using one of our three integrations: Stripe, Square or Paypal

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Branding Capabilities

Custom Brand your auction with personalized details: Logos, Banner Image, Description and Links

What does it cost?

Zero Hidden Fees
No Subscriptions

With Bid Beacon, you’re in control of your costs. Start with our free option and scale up as you need with package options or as needed add-ons available.

We offer three unique packages and a multitude of add-ons that can further enhance your silent auction

Best of all, you’ll know your total costs right up front as we guarantee zero hidden fees and no subscriptions required.

A Few Of Our Clients

Childrens Autism Services of Edmonton Logo
HADC Gladiators Logo
University of Alberta Logo
Salvation Army Logo
Racine Christian School Logo
Imagining Church Logo
Rotary Club of Acton Logo
KMG Events Logo
Helping One Woman Logo

Get Started With Your Own
Free Online Silent Auction

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