San Francisco, Calif. - February 22, 2012 - Eventbrite announced today that event organizers around the world have issued 50 million tickets and registrations using the self-service platform, since the company's founding in 2006. In 2011 the company experienced year over year doubling across key metrics for the business. The number of events posted on Eventbrite doubled: from 222,353 posted in 2010 to 458,207 in 2011. And the number of tickets issued doubled as well: from 11,004,743 in 2010 to 20,798,509 in 2011.
This exponential growth and global adoption confirms the universal need for a platform that makes it easy to create event pages, capture attendee information, leverage social media for promotion, and accept payments. Organizers use Eventbrite to ticket events of all sizes and types—from small classes for a handful of people, to concerts and conventions for tens of thousands of attendees. With a second office in London, the company has accelerated European and international expansion, delivering localized products in several new markets. By the end of March, the company will launch its first translated products in French-speaking Canada, France and Spain.
Eventbrite enables people all over the world to plan, promote, and sell out any event. And Eventbrite makes it easy for everyone to discover events, and to share the events they are attending with the people they know. In this way, Eventbrite brings communities together by encouraging people to connect through live experiences. Eventbrite's investors include Tiger Global, Sequoia Capital, DAG Ventures, and Tenaya Capital. Learn more at www.eventbrite.com.
Vanessa Hope Schneider
Senior PR Manager