Eventbrite shares spike by 59% on first day of trading after IPO
It's always risky to read too much in to the 'pop' of a company's shares on the day it goes public, although if they sink below their initial price, that's definitely not a good sign.
September 21, 2018
Eventbrite aims to raise $200m in IPO at $1.8bn valuation
Ticketing firm Eventbrite has set the terms for its upcoming IPO. The company is planning to raise $200m from selling 10 million shares at a price range of $19-$21. “At the midpoint of the proposed range, Eventbrite would...
September 10, 2018
Eventbrite IPO filing reveals $201.6m of 2017 revenues
The next major music-related IPO is here: ticketing company Eventbrite. Which, admittedly, has been tipped to be on the verge of going public for several months now.
August 24, 2018
Ticketing firm Eventbrite reportedly files for its IPO
Spotify, Sonos and now Eventbrite: music-related companies are going public at a rate of knots in 2018. According to the Wall Street Journal, ticketing firm Eventbrite has filed confidentially for an IPO to take place later...
July 23, 2018
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...
February 7, 2018
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,...
September 4, 2017
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...
February 1, 2017
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....
December 7, 2016
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,...
November 16, 2016
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...
October 5, 2016
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...
August 27, 2015
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...
July 16, 2015