Eventbrite acquires London-based Lanyrd and Latin American events company Eventioz

eventbriteEventbrite, the global self-service ticketing platform, has acquired London-based event data company Lanyrd, and Argentinean-based ticketing company Eventioz. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. These acquisitions are the first for the Eventbrite which in April raised $60 million in funding. T

“For seven years, Eventbrite has focused on creating, scaling and promoting the best ticketing platform on the market. Now it’s time for us to open our pocketbooks a bit to accelerate our growth around the world,” said Kevin Hartz, Eventbrite Co-Founder and CEO. “These two acquisitions perfectly align with the strategic focus for the company, while adding significant assets and technical power to our platform.”

lanyrd Lanyrd, a social conference directory based in London, allows users to add and discover events as well as track friends’ professional event activity. The company was founded in 2010, and has worked with nearly 40,000 events in 148 countries.  The Lanyrd team will relocate to Eventbrite’s headquarters in San Francisco to be part of the 100+-strong engineering effort. Eventbrite will continue to support Lanyrd.com and its community after the acquisition.

eventioz Eventioz is a Latin American ticketing platform with operations in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. Since the business started in 2008, it has helped  more than 15,000 organisers create, promote and sell tickets to nearly 20,000 events.

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