Amiando

  • The German connection: XING buys Amiando for up to 10.3 million euros

    Germany-based business social networking site XING is acquiring also Germany-based online event management and ticketing services company Amiando, we’ve just learned. XING is paying 5.1 million euros initially, and an additional payment of up to 5.25 million euros will be made on March 31, 2013, provided various conditions are met (such as the current management team remaining within… Read More

  • European M&A News: XING Buys Amiando For Up To €10.3 Million

    European M&A News: XING Buys Amiando For Up To €10.3 Million

    Germany-based business social networking site XING is acquiring also Germany-based online event management and ticketing services company Amiando, we’ve just learned. XING is paying 5.1 million euros initially, and an additional payment of up to 5.25 million euros will be made on March 31, 2013, provided various conditions are met (such as the current management team remaining within… Read More

  • Amiando Gets A Refresh, Offers Free Tickets For Free Events

    Amiando Gets A Refresh, Offers Free Tickets For Free Events

    Event ticketing site Amiando is relaunching today with a new look, new features, and new pricing. The German startup is eliminating its $1-per-ticket fee for free events, bsically matching competitor Eventbrite’s freemium model. About 35 percent of Amiando events currently are free, so this is a major shift of the company. CEO Felix Haas believes the promotional value of going free… Read More

  • Ticketea secures new funding to expand its social event management service

    Ticketea secures new funding to expand its social event management service

    [Spain] Ticketea, a Spanish startup centered on event promotion and management, has secured a further round of funding after raising $280,000 last summer. In line with most early-stage funding in Spain, it’s on the small side: €100,000 from an undisclosed business angel and €100,000 from public credit fund ENISA. Ticketea operates in particularly crowded sector. Locally… Read More

  • Twitter, Amiando, Obopay, And Playfish Are Named Technology Pioneers By The World Economic Forum

    Twitter, Amiando, Obopay, And Playfish Are Named Technology Pioneers By The World Economic Forum

    Every year the World Economic Forum picks a couple dozen or so up-and-coming technology startups from around the world and dubs them Technology Pioneers. In the past, Technology Pioneers have included Google and Mozilla. Last year, Mint, Etsy, and Brightcove joined the club. Today, the World Economic Forum is naming 26 Technology Pioneers for 2010. They include Twitter, Amiando… Read More

  • Event Ticketing Startup Amiando Shows Impressive Early Growth

    Event Ticketing Startup Amiando Shows Impressive Early Growth

    Event ticketing and management site amiando is reporting some impressive growth in revenues. In a company update the private German startup is circulating, it is reporting 200 percent annual revenue growth in the second quarter, and 65 percent growth over the first quarter of 2009. The report doesn’t give absolute numbers, but I’ve learned that it is in the range of a few… Read More

  • Amiando Releases Ticketing API

    Amiando Releases Ticketing API

    Event ticketing service Amiando (we are using them for the Crunchies) wants to spread its ticketing service throughout the Web. It has a new Community Ticketing feature that lets websites and social networks embed the ticketing functionality into their sites instead of linking off to Amiando. Here is the API. Amiando is offering to waive $200 from its fee for the first 50 TechCrunch readers… Read More

  • Meet Mark Zuckerberg In Munich, Tomorrow

    Attention all TechCrunch readers in Munich: here’s your chance to meet Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. (Hmm, I wonder if he’ll be making some sort of announcement). He will be giving a speech at a closed, invite-only event on Tuesday evening, October 7 at Amiando headquarters. Amiando CEO Felix Haas is offering to give admission to one lucky TechCrunch reader. … Read More

  • Amiando Makes Tickets Go Viral and Widgetizes Event Management.  ($200 Discount For TechCrunch Readers)

    Amiando Makes Tickets Go Viral and Widgetizes Event Management. ($200 Discount For TechCrunch Readers)

    How do businesses get people to come to their events? Viral marketing is one way. But Munich-based event-management site Amiando has figured out a way to make the tickets themselves viral. Today it launched ViralTickets. If you buy a ViralTicket for an event on Amiando, you get a referral code that you can pass onto friends or colleagues. Anyone with that code gets a discount, and the… Read More