April 13, 2010: San Francisco - Eventbrite, the fastest growing social commerce company, today announced a record quarter on all fronts, highlighted by $40.9 million in gross ticket sales (GTS) in Q1. In addition, traffic from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn grew over 250% (YOY).
Eventbrite offers event organizers across a wide breadth of industries an easy-to-use, elegant, and simple way to manage, promote and sell out their events. The company has experienced tremendous traction over the past 24 months, helping event organizers sell tickets to over 200,000 events worldwide with over $200M in ticket sales to date. Over 2 million attendees have registered for Eventbrite events in 2010 alone.
"It is our mission to bring people together around live experiences," said Kevin Hartz, co-founder and CEO of Eventbrite. "We are achieving this through an intense focus on product and customer service."
These statistics build on exciting milestones for Q1 2010, including:
Eventbrite is the world's largest, fastest growing social commerce company. We empower anyone to host successful live experiences of any type or size by providing an easy way to manage, promote and sell out the event. Eventbrite brings together transactions with social interactions to allow events to live, flourish and take flight anywhere online. The net result is an intensely social transaction experience that at once helps events sell out, while creating a whirlwind of conversation and social engagement around them. Eventbrite is the engine for a new generation of live experiences. Eventbrite is privately held and backed by Sequoia Capital. For more information, go to www.eventbrite.com.
Melissa Biles or Melissa Klein