Liz Gannes

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Eventbrite Makes Its First Acquisitions: Lanyrd and Eventioz

Online ticketing company Eventbrite has acquired its Latin American competitor Eventioz as well as the conference directory site Lanyrd. Terms weren’t disclosed, but both startups had raised less than $1.5 million in funding. Eventbrite recently brought on an additional $60 million from Tiger Global and T. Rowe Price for acquisitions (these are its first) and other expansions.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik