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Eventbrite acquires Spanish ticketing platform Ticketea

Eventbrite has been shopping again in Europe — announcing today that it’s picked up Spanish ticketing firm, Ticketea. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed but we’re asking arou

Israeli startups: Grab your exhibit table in Startup Alley at TC Tel Aviv

Hey startups! TechCrunch is returning to Tel Aviv on 7 June, 2018 for its inaugural day-long conference at the Tel Aviv Convention Center. This year’s event will be bigger and better than ever — f

Startup news platform Tech.co acquired by digital marketing firm MVF

Tech.co, an online platform and events organizer for startups, announced today that it has been acquired by digital marketing firm MVF. The deal’s terms were undisclosed.

Lea’s live event assistant for Messenger makes buying tickets easier

Buying event tickets online isn't a great experience. Sites like Ticketmaster are the default, but are difficult to use and expensive. A startup called Lea wants to offer a more modern experience by c

PartyWith’s new app is part event-finder, part friend-finder

I can't quite wrap my head around the need for a dedicated app for travelers wanting to meet locals to hang out with -- doesn't this just happen naturally? But that, at least in part, is the premise b

Twitter launches ‘Happening Now’ to showcase tweets about events, starting with sports

Twitter is today releasing a new feature called “Happening Now” aimed to make its service more accessible to newcomers by highlighting groups of tweets about a topic, beginning with sports

Google Search will now help you find nearby events

Google today is updating its app and mobile web experience in the U.S. to help web searchers more easily find things to do – like concerts, art exhibits, lectures, festivals, meetups, sporting e

Microsoft launches ‘Who’s In,’ a social event planning app for iMessage

Microsoft’s name isn’t exactly synonymous with social networking, though that hasn’t stopped the company from finding angles into this space – generally, with more of a focus o

Soon’s event-finding app is a social calendar for the mobile generation

Facebook’s Events feature is fairly good at recommending the sort of real-world meetups and activities you may be interested in, but there’s a whole host of other “events” you

Sign up to volunteer at Disrupt NY

If you’re looking to roll up your sleeves to help put on the best startup show in the Big Apple, you should definitely sign up to be a TechCrunch Work Exchange Volunteer at Disrupt NY 2017. Te

International startups: sign up for a country pavilion at Disrupt NY

Disrupt NY 2017 is just a few short months away. Soon, thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, innovators and other tech enthusiasts will make their way from around the world to Manhattan’s Pier 36 f

Eventbrite buys Ticketscript, a self-service ticket platform for music events

Eventbrite, the billion-dollar event-management platform that some tip for an imminent IPO, has made another acquisition in Europe to build out its presence here, and to move deeper into ticketing ser

Events app maker DoubleDutch downsizes again, lays off 40 percent of staff

DoubleDutch, a startup providing mobile apps and analytics for events and conferences is downsizing again. The company has just announced another round of layoffs, affecting roughly 40 percent its wo

Instagram adds an Events channel to show you the best videos from concerts and sporting events

Over the past year Instagram has been working to reinvigorate the Explore tab, which is the app’s place for showing you personalized content. What started as a simple algorithm to determine pho

Events.com launches app to make event management less horrible

Those of us who've found ourselves in the unfortunate position of being in charge of an event will welcome with open arms Events.com's new Event Assistant app. Launching today, the new software -- ava

The Best Apps For Finding Events

Bored? These apps will tell you what to do tonight. From concerts and art gallery openings to street festivals and wine tastings, these apps know where the action is.

Lightning Is Twitter’s Plan To Be ‘Event Central’ For Users And Non-Users Alike

Twitter’s plan to expand its reach doesn’t require that it also grow its user base, something which it has not done at a pace investors have found satisfactory since going public in 2013.

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Google Accidentally Reveals Its Own Mobile Events App

Google has published a new mobile events application on Google Play called "Interactive Events," but the app doesn't appear to be ready for prime time. Instead, it looks like the app has been publishe

Join Us In Barcelona On March 3 At The Mini-Meetup And Pitch-Off

You may have noticed a few posts about our Barcelona Mini-Meetup and Pitch-Off over the past week and it looks like we’ve finally nailed down a location and time. Forget everything you heard so
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