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Eventbrite joins the UK’s FanFair Alliance lobbying group

Ticketing firm Eventbrite has joined UK lobbying group the FanFair Alliance, to ‘support the fight against industrial-scale online ticket touting’. This follows Eventbrite’s partnership with face-value-resale platform...
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Eventbrite completes acquisition of Ticketfly from Pandora

Eventbrite has completed its $200m acquisition of ticketing service Ticketfly from Pandora, which was announced earlier this year. Eventbrite says that the combined firms expect to process more than 200m ticket sales globally,...
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Eventbrite buys European ticketing firm Ticketscript

There is more consolidation afoot in the ticketing sector, and this time it’s focused on Europe. Eventbrite has acquired Netherlands-based ticketing firm Ticketscript for an undisclosed amount. The latter company originally...
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Eventbrite and Bandsintown are now partners

Bandsintown’s traditional rival has been Songkick, thanks to their respective gig-discovery platforms. In the last year or two, though, Songkick has been focusing more on ticketing and direct partnerships with artists....
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Eventbrite CEO talks 2017 profitability and secondary ticketing

Launched a decade ago, self-serve ticketing platform Eventbrite has raised just shy of $200m, joining the 'unicorns' club of companies valued at more than $1bn in 2014. Now co-founder and CEO Julia Hartz says that in 2017,...
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Eventbrite working on bot-busting tech to beat the touts

Ticketing firm Eventbrite says that it is developing and testing technology that will prevent mass ticket purchasing by bots, as part of a wider industry kickback against the growing secondary market. “It is definitely...
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Eventbrite launches ticketing apps for smartwatches

Ticketing firm Eventbrite is making its play for the wrist, releasing apps for the Apple Watch, Android Wear and Pebble Time smartwatches. The main use for the apps will be for displaying QR codes from digital tickets to...
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Eventbrite claims ‘streaming drives concert attendance’

Fans have been able to buy concert tickets through streaming services for some time now, but hard data on whether lots of them do has been thin on the ground. Now ticketing provider Eventbrite is talking up the links between...
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Ticketing firm Eventbrite raises $60m at $1bn valuation

Ticketing firm Eventbrite raises $60m at $1bn valuation
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Eventbrite says Twitter is best social site for driving ticket sales

Eventbrite has published some stats from its UK business, including details of how important various social networks are in driving sales.
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Eventbrite raises $60m to continue building its ticketing business

More investment is pouring into the online ticketing sector, with Eventbrite announcing a $60m round yesterday, taking its total raised so far to $140m.
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Eventbrite: ‘We’re being consistently pulled up the food chain of events’

Ticketing company Eventbrite is increasing its focus on larger music events in the US, including festivals. The company tells Forbes that it's seeing more demand from promoters and artists.