DAG Ventures

  1. Bits and Briefs: Eventbrite's $1B, Indiegogo's $15M, and SoundExchange's New Record

    June 21, 2012 4:35 PM EDT Eventbrite Passes $1B Mark Online ticketing service Eventbrite recently surpassed $1 billion in sales in slightly more than four years of operation. Its platform offers a solution for ticketing events at a low cost, including conferences, fund-rai ...

  2. Ashley Capps of AC Entertainment and Bonnaroo Joins Eventbrite Board (Exclusive)

    August 31, 2011 9:14 AM EDT Online ticketing startup Eventbrite has added Ashley Capps to its board of advisors. Capps is the founder of Knoxville-based AC Entertainment and is a co-founder of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. Eventbrite is putting more emphasis on the ...

  3. Business Matters: Lockerz Gets Investment from Live Nation, Sells Its Tickets, Too

    August 03, 2011 4:58 PM EDT Lockerz Gets Investment from Live Nation, Sells its Tickets, Too - Live Nation has backed online rewards company Lockerz . Other investors in the $36 million Series C funding round include DAG Ventures, Liberty Media, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield ...

  4. Business Matters: Why Warner Music and EMI Are Like Night and Day

    July 27, 2011 6:21 PM EDT Why Warner Music and EMI Are Like Night and Day -- There was a halfway interesting quote in an otherwise throwaway post at online music site Metronome. An unnamed senior executive at an unnamed company reportedly said of Warner, "the company ...

  5. Eventbrite Raises Another $50 Million, Plans Expansion

    May 18, 2011 2:48 PM EDT Eventbrite has raised an additional $50 million in a venture funding round led by Tiger Global, raising its total to $79.5 million. "They bring a great global perspective to us," CEO Kevin Hartz tells Billboard. Previous Eventbrite inves ...

  6. Etix Acquires Digital Marketing Agency Rockhouse Partners

    January 19, 2011 12:00 AM EST Rockhouse Partners , a Nashville-based digital marketing agency, has been acquired by Raleigh-based ticketing company Etix . The details of the deal were not disclosed. The deal gives Etix a new suite of services for clients of its ticketing techn ...

  7. Eventbrite Adds Scanning Feature To iPhone App

    October 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Online ticketing startup Eventbrite has updated their Eventbrite Easy Entry free iPhone app with a barcode scanning feature. Now, event organizers are able to check-in attendees by scanning a 2-D barcode on tickets on the iPhone. Check-ins are syn ...

  8. Online Ticketing Heats Up: Eventbrite Raises $20 Million

    October 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Online ticketing company Eventbrite announced on Wednesday it has raised $20 million in Series D funding. The round was led by DAG Ventures. New investor Tenaya Capital and previous investor Sequoia Capital also participated. This funding brings t ...

  9. Business Matters: Hastings, Rap-A-Lot, Echo Nest and More

    May 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Follow Glenn Peoples on Twitter -- Entertainment retailer Hastings reported a 4.9% increase in revenue to $129 million in the first quarter of 2010. Net income dropped to $1 million from $1.7 million. Comp store revenue increased 4.9%. Comp store ...

  10. BitTorrent Returns Financing To Investors

    December 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST In a move that could point to more troubled times ahead for the company, P2P file sharing service BitTorrent rescinded what's left of $17 million in financing to investors, for a smaller round of funding, according to technology blog TechCrun ...

  11. VC Dollars Grow In Entertainment Space

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Where there are people on the Internet, chances are there will soon be money. Social networking and user-generated content sites, online advertising optimizers, casual video games, and virtual worlds are not only attracting growing numbers of cons ...