June 17th, 2008: San Francisco, CA - Eventbrite.com, the leading self-service online event management and ticketing site, today announced it has been awarded the 2008 PayPal Star Developer Award for Most Innovative Application. The award was presented today at the 2008 PayPal Developer Conference in Chicago.
"We are grateful and honored to receive the PayPal Star Developer Award." said Kevin Hartz, Co-Founder and CEO of Eventbrite. "PayPal has built a great platform and a vibrant developer community. We've been privileged to have a long and close working history with PayPal, and are very proud to see the Eventbrite application recognized."
The Star Developer Awards are presented annually to recognize members of the PayPal/eBay Developers Program who have shown the most innovative use of the eBay and PayPal platforms and made notable contributions to the community.
Eventbrite is a self-service event planning website that empowers event holders with all the tools they need to publish, promote and sell tickets to their events. Eventbrite users enjoy higher attendance rates for their events and increased revenue. Eventbrite is based in San Francisco, California, and serves event organizers around the world. For more information about Eventbrite, please visit: http://www.eventbrite.com
About the PayPal Developer Community -- The PayPal Developer Community, established in 2001, is an online community of 400,000 registered Web developers, Web designers and software developers who provide e-commerce technology solutions using the PayPal platform. The program is among the largest of its kind in the world, offering developers free access to technical tools, online payments resources and related third-party applications. More information about the PayPal Developer Community can be viewed at http://www.paypaldeveloper.com.
Contact: Tamara Mendelsohn, Community Manager, Eventbrite at press [at] eventbrite.com.