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Who Needs Ticketmaster? Eventbrite Just Sold Its 100 Millionth Ticket, $1.5B In Sales

image from startupworld.comSelf-service online event ticketing platform Eventbrite, today announced that it has sold 100 million tickets and process $1.5 billion in gross ticket sales since the founding of the company in 2006. These milestones illustrate accelerating growth of the independent ticketing sector fueled improving technology and growing "anybody but Ticketmaster" sentiment.

Eventbrite's stats are particularly impressive:

  • Tickets Sold: Eventbrite has doubled the total number of tickets processed to 100 million, since it reached 50 million tickets in February 2012.
  • Gross Ticket Sales: A third of Eventbrite’s gross ticket sales were processed in the last 9 months, putting the company at $1.5 billion in cumulative sales.

The platform is localized in 14 countries and 7 languages, and was used by organizers and attendees in 179 countries in the last year.

Here is a promo video that the company created to celebrate the milestone: