Self-service ticketing platform Eventbrite has just passed the 50 million ticket sale mark since launching in 2006. Eventbrite's open, low-cost platform is often used for self-promoted shows and fan ticketing. The company's investors include Tiger Global, Sequoia Capital, DAG Ventures, and Tenaya Capital.
In 2011, Eventbrite reported year over year doubling across key metrics. 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.
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.