Tag Archive: Eventbrite

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    by Angie Chang

    Eventbrite, Co-Founded by President Julia Hartz, Raises $60 Million Funding

    Ticketing platform Eventbrite raises $60 million in Series F funding.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Eventbrite, the leading self-service ticketing company co-founded by president Julia Hartz, announced today raising $60 million in financing led by Tiger Global Management. Eventbrite also announced new investment partner T. Rowe Price this week. The company’s total funding now stands at $140 million.

    The growth capital will be used to continue innovating, building and changing the landscape of ticketing. This includes accelerating international and mobile growth.

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    by Angie Chang

    Eventbrite’s Epic 2012 Raises IPO Flags For The New Year

    Eventbrite could be estimated at a $500 million market cap.

    By Meghan Casserly (Writer, Forbes)

    Ticketing agent Eventbrite released new numbers today showing gross ticket sales of more than $600 million for 2012, up $240 million in just one year and putting the total dollar amount on tickets sold through the six-year-old site at more than $1 billion.

    This great news must have given husband and wife co-founders Kevin and Julia Hartz much to celebrate

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    by Angie Chang

    Learn To Surpass Your Event Registration Goals With Women 2.0’s Sepideh Nasiri (Free Eventbrite Webinar)

    Women 2.0 and Eventbrite are teaming up to share with you best practices for your next event.

    By Sepideh Nasiri (Vice President of All Things Offline, Women 2.0)

    Whether you’re in charge of planning an annual conference, a fundraising event or a series of corporate activities, the success of your event depends heavily on your marketing strategy. And with so many online channels at your disposal, it’s important to focus your efforts and take full advantage of the right ones for YOU.

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    by Angie Chang

    Android Application Development With “No Internet”

    Use the Internet to view Android/Java code samples.

    By Veda Rogers (Android App Developer, Guess Consulting)

    Where would Android application development be if there was “No Internet”?

    Access to the Internet is what makes it easier to create apps that can run on Android devices. If there was “No Internet”, it would be more difficult and more expensive to develop Android apps.

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    by Angie Chang

    Dear Marissa: Think Different. (Pink Is The New Purple)

    By narrowing its focus to women, Yahoo can beat the pants off its competitors.

    By Dave McClure (Founder & Partner, 500 Startups)

    I’d like to write a different open letter to Marissa Mayer that plays to both her strengths, as well as those of Yahoo. It’s a bit off the wall, but if you think it thru with me, I bet you’ll agree with the strategy.

    Yahoo has struggled for the last 6-7 years – with what it stands for, who’s running the show, how to keep its employees, how to compete with Google, and how to take advantage of its amazing assets in content, communications, and community around the world. The last really bold move Yahoo made was probably acquiring Flickr (aside from turning down the Microsoft acquisition

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    by Angie Chang

    Female Founders To Watch Disrupting The Entertainment Industry

    Where are the women disrupting the way entertainment is produced, consumed, distributed?

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Entertainment is a huge industry traditionally generated by Hollywood. From concerts to movies, we’re always looking for things to do, places to go, people to see.

    Museums, shopping, art galleries, even food are part of the big entertainment business for people to consume, purchase, experience.

    Where are the opportunities for disruption in entertainment? We’re also curious to find female-founded startups that disrupt the way consume entertainment?

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    by Angie Chang

    5 Lessons Learned Expanding Internationally (Putting The “Brit” In Eventbrite)

    Join us at Founder Friday San Francisco on May 4, 2012 with host Julia Harz from Eventbrite!

    By Julia Hartz (Co-Founder & President, Eventbrite)

    Eventbrite, the online service that people everywhere use to create, share, and join any event imaginable, has been used internationally.

    By creating an easy-to-use product and integrating with PayPal, we have enjoyed organic usage in over 170 countries. In fact, before making any efforts at localizing our site, over 20% of our total transactions were occurring outside of the US. So naturally, we saw a big opportunity in the global events space.

    In 2010, we decided to make a concerted effort to localize our site and expand internationally. We knew that the UK would

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    WAM: Advancing Women (A NYC Leadership Event on Thursday)

    By Tania Yuki (Founder, Wimlink)

    Are there three things you’d like to accomplish in your career or business that for some reason or other you haven’t been able to accomplish? What do you think stops you from achieving these things? Not enough time, not enough support, information, opportunity, something else?

    That something else may just be a gentle but persistent unwillingness to put yourself out there and pull the trigger. There are many reasons belying this, mostly along the lines of fear of failure and lack of trust. After all, what if you got it wrong?

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    by Managing Editor

    Married Couples Run Sugar, ModCloth and Other Tech Startups

    By Jon Swartz (Contributor, USA TODAY)

    When Brian Sugar ponders an executive decision at his high-tech startup here, all he has to do for quick advice is instant-message his business partner -— on the other end of the living-room couch.

    His wife, Lisa Sugar, agrees that their 5-year-old online women’s network, aptly named Sugar, should make a key personnel move. In between shop talk, they comment on the San Francisco Giants game they’re watching on TV, after tucking the kids into bed.

    Unconventional, yes, but this tech tandem has thrived.

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    Women-Founded Businesses That Make Technology Simple

    By Cheryl Isaac (Contributor, Forbes)

    Some have addressed the “lack of women in tech startups,” or mentioned that women should stop blaming men for the lack of women startups.

    Recently, I read a post from three-time-start-upper Penelope Trunk, founder of Brazeen Careerist, about why she stepped down from her startup. Interestingly enough, Penelope also thinks that women don’t want to do startups because they are under pressure to have children.

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    by Angie Chang

    What’s Love Got To Do With It? Everything!

    By Heidi Isern (Contributing Writer, Women 2.0)

    Last night I attended the event, “Face to Face: The Women Behind the Brands,” sponsored by Gilt City. Present were founding members and key executives from brands like Minted, Eventbrite, Decorati, SkinnyScoop, Ecomom and others.

    Over champagne and mini cupcakes, each woman gave an interesting fact about herself before presenting her business. Interestingly, the personal story that each woman revealed was intimately tied to her company’s product. The companies were launched as an extension of personal passion.

    Founder Mariam Naficy of the crowd-sourced site Minted had a personal interest in fine stationary and the (hand) written word. While dating her husband they wrote letters to each other for three years when he lived in Japan. However, you don’t have to be in a long distance relationship to appreciate accessible designs. Minted has been growingly rapidly as remote designers are connected to the stationary savvy. Minted’s first contest had 600 entrants. Their last one had over 2,500. “I am bringing talent from all over the world to the buyer!” Mariam said.

    Larissa Dinh, Co-Founder and Head of Product for Skinny Scoop, an information sharing site for women, is not only passionate about creating lists, but also for creating a product for women. “Most male designers think they can take some object, paint it pink, and it’s for a woman, “ she said. Larissa, however, paints more than just pink and works hard to create something uniquely of value for female information seekers. “The web is like my canvas.”