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  • Eventbrite Now Recommends Events To 20 Million Users, Boosting Ticket Sales Along The Way

    Eventbrite Now Recommends Events To 20 Million Users, Boosting Ticket Sales Along The Way

    Online ticket sales startup Eventbrite is always looking for new ways that it can boost attendance at various events that are run on its platform. In December, it launched a recommendation system that would offer up events its users might want to attend, and now, about seven months later, it’s sharing some data about how that system is performing. Today, Eventbrite is providing… Read More

  • Path CEO Dave Morin Joins Eventbrite Board

    Path CEO Dave Morin Joins Eventbrite Board

    Path co-founder and CEO Dave Morin is joining the board of the event ticketing startup Eventbrite, the company is announcing today. The news of the appointment follows what has been, so far, quite a busy year for the startup, which has now sold 60 million tickets, and is expanding globally with websites in eight different languages. Morin, whose background includes time as the former head of… Read More

  • Eventbrite Launches First Industry-Specific Ticketing Platform For Races And Walks, Endurance

    Eventbrite Launches First Industry-Specific Ticketing Platform For Races And Walks, Endurance

    Online ticketing platform Eventbrite is debuting a new vertical today, called Endurance, which focuses specifically on selling tickets for races and walks, including marathons, triathlons, races, fundraising walks, and more. As you may know, Eventbrite, which has sold 57 million tickets and hosted over 500,000 events in the past year, has been used as a registration and ticketing platform for… Read More

  • Eventbrite’s New iPad Credit Card Reader Allows Event Organizers To Collect Ticket Payments At The Door

    Eventbrite’s New iPad Credit Card Reader Allows Event Organizers To Collect Ticket Payments At The Door

    Online ticketing platform Eventbrite is making a big push towards reaching $1 billion in gross ticket sales in 2012; after doubling both the number of events on platform in 2011 (458,207 events in 2011) and tickets sold last year (20,798,509 tickets sold in 2011). In 2011, the company sold $400 million worth of tickets, which is double the $207 million it did in 2010. To reach that $1 billion… Read More

  • Announcing The 2011 Crunchies Finalists And Tickets On Sale Now

    Announcing The 2011 Crunchies Finalists And Tickets On Sale Now

    The nominations have been tabulated and the votes are in. Over 300,000 nominations were calculated across 20 categories. Along with our partners GigaOm and VentureBeat, we are very proud to announce the finalists for 2011’s best in technology. Voting begins now. For 2011, we’ve added some new categories. Best Location App, Best Cloud Services and Biggest Social Impact join the… Read More

  • TC Cribs Tours EventBrite Offices

    TC Cribs: Eventbrite Gives Us A Backstage Pass To Their House Of Orange

    We’re back for a new episode of TC Cribs, and it’s one of our most colorful yet: Eventbrite. The company, which offers a variety of ways to coordinate events and sell tickets, has a penchant for orange — and it shows. Their office is nestled in San Francisco’s SOMA district and has an office loaded with goodies that include everything from train sets to nap… Read More

  • Eventbrite Makes Android Debut With “Easy Entry” Event Check-In App

    Eventbrite Makes Android Debut With “Easy Entry” Event Check-In App

    Online ticketing service EventBrite has had a busy year, what with raising $50 million in Series E funding and a potential IPO on the horizon. Now the company is entering some unfamiliar territory: it used to be that only iDevice owners could wirelessly check guests into conferences or big parties, but EventBrite has levelled that playing field today with the release of their new Easy… Read More

  • What To Look For In A Company Board

    What To Look For In A Company Board

    At any company level, the board of directors has a direct impact on the organization’s product strategy, hiring, fundraising and much more. And startups have to be very selective in choosing board members who will advise the company in the right direction.  In the big company realm, both the media and the company’s shareholders have questioned Yahoo’s board, which continues… Read More

  • Eventbrite Could File To Go Public As Early As 2012

    Eventbrite Could File To Go Public As Early As 2012

    There’s no doubt that online ticketing platform Eventbrite is growing like gangbusters. The platform is on track to sell $400 million worth of tickets this year, which is double the $207 million it did last year. The company could reach $1 billion in gross ticket sales in 2012. And part of Eventbrite’s future plan will include a public offering. Co-founder Kevin Hartz tells ZURB in… Read More