ILM East: Eventbrite, Goby and How Social Media Transforms Events

Events and “recreational discovery” are being transformed by social media, as evidenced by the development of Eventbrite, a new ticketing platform, and Goby, which helps consumers find things to do, including travel. Eventbrite CEO Kevin Hartz noted that his company, founded in 2006, produced gross ticket sales “approaching a half billion dollars” plus thousands of […] Search Engine Focuses on Local Events + Travel

Events are a vertical that cuts across many segments: travel, retail, sports, entertainment, education, dining, culture and others. Major players include specialists such as Zvents, Eventful, and Center’d. City sites such as Citysearch and Yelp are active in the space as well. A new one for us is, a venture-backed firm that comes […]