Who Needs Ticketmaster? Eventbrite Sold 58 Million D.I.Y. Tickets in 2013


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Online d.i.y. ticketing company Eventbrite is reporting 60% growth last year. The company says it sold 58 million tickets in 2013, with a total value of $960 million. 2.9 million events sold tickets on the Eventfrite platform last year. Most of them were smaller grassroots affairs like Dan Pierson's New York City based Subway Sets, created after he was inspired by musicians he met on the train.  

More Eventbrite 2013 stats: 
  • Total gross ticket sales in 2013: $960 million
  • Number of tickets sold in 2013: 58 million
  • Tickets scanned in 2013: 8.2 million
  • Number of events: 2.9 million
  • Number of Eventbrite app downloads in 2013: 2.3 million
  • Dollars raised at fundraising events throughout 2013: $177 million
  • Countries where events were held in 2013: 187
  • Number of languages Eventbrite supports: 7
  • Number of Britelings (Eventbrite employees): 329
  • Number of Barklings (Eventbrite dogs): 25

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