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Event: Founders of Eventbrite discuss how they raked in over $2 billion in gross ticket sales

Founders of Eventbrite, Julia and Kevin Hartz, are flying over from San Francisco to pay Sydney a visit. At 6pm on Monday 17th of March, they will be opening up about how they disrupted the ticket industry and raked in more than $2 billion in gross ticket sales since launching in 2006.

In a free 45-minute online session followed by a 15-minute Q&A, the husband and wife duo will be discussing:

  • How to create a product that will disrupt an industry
  • Top tips for pursuing your entrepreneurial dreams
  • Creating a company culture – how to make people WANT to come to work on Monday morning
  • How to work with your family

Since its inception in 2006, Eventbrite has sold over 165 million tickets in 187 countries, and delivered more than $2 billion in gross ticket sales.To date, the company has raised $140 million in funding from investors including Tiger Global, Sequoia Capital, T. Rowe Price, DAG Ventures, and Tenaya Capital.

If you need some inspiration for your startup, this event might be worthwhile. Book here.

And if you’re based in Adelaide, you can meet Mr and Mrs Hartz in person at Startup Grind. Click here to book tickets.  

 





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