San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) April 30, 2010
Eventbrite, the fastest growing event ticketing and social commerce company, today announced that it has been selected as the #4 Best Place to Work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times.
The annual "Best Places to Work" awards program selects the top 100 companies based on employee ratings on topics including team effectiveness, alignment with goals, trust with co-workers, individual contributions, manager effectiveness, feeling valued, work engagement, and opportunities for career growth. This year, there were over 400 submissions for the award and over 150,000 Bay Area employees surveyed.
“As a team, we are inspired to enable and empower live experiences through events and we love what we do,” said Julia Hartz, co-founder and president of Eventbrite. “Everyday we think about ways to foster a workplace environment and culture that captures and reflects a palpable feeling of passion and excitement. We are honored by this recognition and inspired by our team.”
Eventbrite offers event organizers across a wide breadth of industries a simple and easy way to manage, promote and sell out their events online. The company has experienced tremendous traction over the past 24 months, helping event organizers sell tickets to over 200,000 events worldwide, with over $200M in ticket sales to date. Over 2 million attendees have registered for Eventbrite events in 2010 alone. Eventbrite continued its upward trajectory with strong growth in Q1 2010, highlighted by $40.9 million in gross ticket sales (GTS) and traffic from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn growing over 250% (YOY).
Conveniently located in the SOMA district of San Francisco, Eventbrite’s workplace reflects the passion and excitement of live events. The Eventbrite team is in turn dynamic, brilliant, hilarious, unique, and dedicated. At 50 “Britelings” strong, Eventbrite is always looking for talented and energetic individuals to join the team across a number of different positions. Please visit http://www.eventbrite.com/jobs for more information on current opportunities, or send an email to jobs(at)eventbrite(dot)com.
Eventbrite is the world’s largest, fastest growing social commerce company. We empower anyone to host successful live experiences of any type or size by providing an easy way to manage, promote and sell out the event. Eventbrite brings together transactions with social interactions to allow events to live, flourish and take flight online. The net result is an intensely social transaction experience that at once helps events sell out, while creating a whirlwind of conversation and social engagement around them. Eventbrite is the engine for a new generation of live experiences. Eventbrite is privately held and backed by Sequoia Capital. For more information, go to http://www.eventbrite.com.
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