Articles tagged “eventbrite”

Eventbrite Off to Fragile Start as Public Company With Revenue Concerns

Eventbrite Off to Fragile Start as Public Company With Revenue Concerns

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Is the bottom falling out for Eventbrite? Not really, but it needs to turn a corner soon to make investors more confident in its future. It takes time and money to build a global platform, and it looks like Eventbrite could be running out of time.

1 month ago

Event Organizers Plan for Stretched Budgets in 2019

Event Organizers Plan for Stretched Budgets in 2019

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Event planners are being tasked with producing more events with limited resources. Better technology can help them maximize their marketing efforts, but word of mouth remains the most effective at attracting attendees to an event.

3 months ago

What Eventbrite Tells Us About the Big Business of Events

What Eventbrite Tells Us About the Big Business of Events

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Eventbrite's rise should be a lesson for the overall event tech ecosystem: Make something that is easy to use and powerful enough to scale, and customers will come.

5 months ago

Eventbrite Sees Revenue Soar in Earnings Debut

Eventbrite Sees Revenue Soar in Earnings Debut

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Eventbrite is still losing money as it grows, but now has strong revenue growth and plenty of cash to spend while getting back on track. The state of the booming global events business is a big help.

5 months ago

Eventbrite’s Surging IPO Shines Light on Fragmented Event Tech Sector

Eventbrite’s Surging IPO Shines Light on Fragmented Event Tech Sector

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Eventbrite is a different beast than most event management companies out there since it also acts as a ticketing marketplace for consumers. This doesn't mean that the wider event space won't benefit from the increased awareness of event technology as a growing and profitable sector.

7 months ago

Eventbrite’s Planned IPO Reveals Tension in Global Event Marketplace

Eventbrite’s Planned IPO Reveals Tension in Global Event Marketplace

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Taken as a whole, Eventbrite's IPO filing shows the company has been spending to scale its ticketing platform globally and tee up a strong offering for investors. It will be interesting to see if the company can continue its explosive growth scrutinized as a public company.

8 months ago

Eventbrite Files for Long-Awaited IPO

Eventbrite Files for Long-Awaited IPO

Alex Barinka and Michael Hytha, Bloomberg

A first glance at Eventbrite's filing shows impressive revenue growth over the last couple of years. It looks like its acquisitions of Ticketfly and other smaller players have paid off.

8 months ago

Getting Smarter About Small Events

Getting Smarter About Small Events

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Organizations planning small events are finally embracing technology to solve their most annoying problems. It's been a slow process, and better mobile and sourcing tools have made a big impact.

9 months ago

Eventbrite Readies IPO After Period of Event Ticketing Consolidation

Eventbrite Readies IPO After Period of Event Ticketing Consolidation

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Eventbrite's rise has happened in tandem with that of the experience economy at large. Both the consumer and enterprise event technology sectors have thrived in recent years, with mobile tools redefining how people research and buy tickets to events.

9 months ago

Millennials Are Attending Events in Droves Because of Fear of Missing Out

Millennials Are Attending Events in Droves Because of Fear of Missing Out

Jaimie Seaton, Skift

Millennials value experiences over things, so getting them to your event is easy. But once they're there, will they look up from their phones long enough to engage?

2 years ago