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This 1-Year-Old Event Planning Startup Ought To Terrify Ticketmaster

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Ticketmaster, Eventbrite, Ticketfly, and TicketLeap have competition. Splash aims to do for event planning what Facebook did for people: Give them easy-to-use tools, such as a web site, for promoting and planning events and parties. This 1-year-old New York startup powered nearly 200 events at SXSW this year and collected...
This 1-Year-Old Event Planning Startup Ought To Terrify Ticketmaster

Marketplace Fairness Act: what does the internet sales tax bill mean for you?

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A Senate bill requires online retailers to collect sales tax just like their brick-and-mortar rivals. House Republicans vow to opposeFor years retailers have complained that their online rivals in the US have an unfair tax advantage because they do not always collect sales tax. On Monday, amid intensive lobbying from...
Marketplace Fairness Act: what does the internet sales tax bill mean for you?
Exec Launches A Cleaning-Only App, Expands to Seattle As Housework Makes Up 50% Of Sales

Eventbrite's 2012: 36M Tickets Sold; Gross Sales Up 50 Percent To $600M

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Online ticketing company Eventbrite has released a number of new stats for 2012, including that the company hit $600 million in gross ticket sales for the year. To put that in perspective, in 2011, the company sold $400 million worth of tickets, which is double the $207 million it did...
Eventbrite's 2012: 36M Tickets Sold; Gross Sales Up 50 Percent To $600M

Yahoo reaffirms its commitment to Alibaba as uts head of HR joins the Chinese company's board

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Yahoo has strengthened its ties to Alibaba after it was announced [PDF] that Jacqueline D. Reses, its executive in charge of HR and recruitment, joined the board of the Chinese e-commerce giant, which Yahoo owns 23 percent of. In May, Yahoo finally announced a deal worth $7.1 billion to sell a significant part of its...
Yahoo reaffirms its commitment to Alibaba as uts head of HR joins the Chinese company's board
Your Favorite Restaurant’s Secret Ingredient: Data, and Lots of It

Eventbrite's Julia And Kevin Hartz On Building A Business As A Couple, And More [Video]

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We all know that co-founders with a longstanding personal bond have a better chance of building a successful company than co-founders who don’t share a strong friendship. But what about when that bond between two co-founders is a bit deeper, as a romantic relationship? Eventbrite co-founders Julia and Kevin...
Eventbrite's Julia And Kevin Hartz On Building A Business As A Couple, And More [Video]

Ocado losses fall for third year running

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Online grocer to open second distribution centre, saying it is well positioned to capitalise on trend towards digital shoppingOcado has narrowed its full-year loss to £0.6m - its third in a row since floating in 2010 - as the online grocer said "more and more" people were quitting supermarket aisles...
Ocado losses fall for third year running

Louis CK's Direct Tour Sales: Over $6 Million In 1 Week, Scalping Drops From 25% To Below 1%

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We recently wrote about Louis CK's latest experiment in being open, human and awesome and connecting with his fans: selling his entire tour directly from his own site at a flat price (no service fees, nothing) of $45. One of the "features" of that offering was also an attempt to...
Louis CK's Direct Tour Sales: Over $6 Million In 1 Week, Scalping Drops From 25% To Below 1%

Aziz Ansari Surpasses Networks With Release of Online-Only Standup Special

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Mr. Ansari (flickr.com/thecosmopolitan) Our boo Aziz Ansari, Parks and Rec star and comedian extraordinaire, announced via Twitter today that he was pulling a Louis C.K. and offering his new standup special, "Dangerously Delicious," online only. Fans just have to enter their email address and pay $5, and they can stream or...
Aziz Ansari Surpasses Networks With Release of Online-Only Standup Special

Eventbrite Hires eBay And Yahoo Veteran Mark Rubash As CFO

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Eventbrite, the event planning and ticketing platform, has hired eBay veteran Mark Rubash to serve as its CFO, Eventbrite, which has raised some $76 million in venture capital, has been quite vocal in the past about its intention to eventually hold an IPO. Hiring a CFO with public company experience...
Eventbrite Hires eBay And Yahoo Veteran Mark Rubash As CFO

With Added Backing From Alexis Ohanian, Harj Taggar, Garry Tan & SV Angel, Quarterly Reopens Its Doors

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As we spend more and more time online, as our virtual interactions increase, so too does our appreciation for tangible, real-world experiences — especially those that arrive via the mailbox. Remember how good it feels to receive a letter from a friend in the mail? Now imagine that friend is...
With Added Backing From Alexis Ohanian, Harj Taggar, Garry Tan & SV Angel, Quarterly Reopens Its Doors

Alibaba: Our mobile strategy and Aliyun will continue unchanged

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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has revealed that its mobile strategy and Aliyun operating system will continue unchanged despite becoming the center-piece of a dispute with Google that saw a key handset launch cancelled. The company, which is predicted to see its gross sales overtake Amazon and eBay combined this year, was...
Alibaba: Our mobile strategy and Aliyun will continue unchanged
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