events

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

    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 services. It has acquired Ticketscript, a startup based out of Amsterdam that offers a popular platform for event organisers to set up and sell tickets online for live events like music… Read More

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

    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 workforce, TechCrunch learned and DoubleDutch confirmed. Around 70 positions were eliminated, including those in senior leadership roles. DoubleDutch’s CFO, CCO, VP of Customer Success and… Read More

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

    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 photos you may enjoy has evolved into a full-fledged discovery platform to show you photos and videos that will want to make you spend more time in the app. A major part off this initiative was… Read More

  • Events.com launches app to make event management less horrible

    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 — available for Android and iOS — is designed to help organizers of events big and small keep some semblance of sanity as the crazy world of event management rages around them. Read More

  • 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. Read More

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

    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. A new report from BuzzFeed’s Mat Honan details ‘Project Lightning,’ a new initiative at the company that’s designed to reach both logged in and non-member audiences… Read More

  • 大家好! Join TechCrunch In Shanghai Next Week

    大家好! Join TechCrunch In Shanghai Next Week

    Next week is a big one for TechCrunch around the world. We’re celebrating our 10th anniversary—and holding our TechCrunch Shanghai international event with TechNode, our China partner. Read More

  • Google Accidentally Reveals Its Own Mobile Events App

    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 published early by accident, as it advises users who download it to their phones that it’s a “confidential” app being tested internally at the company, and warns users… Read More

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

    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 far. Here’s the real information. Note: to offset the cost of the space and food, we’re charging €5.50. The previous RSVP list is not valid so please buy a ticket if you intend… Read More

  • HelloSponsor Connects Brands With Local Events Looking For Sponsorships

    HelloSponsor Connects Brands With Local Events Looking For Sponsorships

    While programmatic ads continue to reshape the web advertising landscape, the market for advertising at public events still lags behind. HelloSponsor, which just launched after going through AngelPad’s accelerator, is looking to modernize event sponsorship for brands by simplifying the experience and building up metrics so that they can measure the impact of their campaigns. Read More

  • Today Is The Last Day To Vote For The Crunchies!

    Today Is The Last Day To Vote For The Crunchies!

    There are just a few hours left to cast your vote for the best startups, the best founders, and the best tech achievements and more at our amazing event in SF next week. The Crunchies will be held on February 5, but we are about to close voting and we are also about to raise ticket prices by 15% so please act now. Read on to learn more. The Crunchies is the defining event for startups in SV… Read More

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