Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by StubHub
Founded:
March 1, 2005
Founders:
Ethan Stock, Tyler Kovacs
Headquarters:
San Mateo, CA
Funding:
$31.20M
Categories:
Kids, Social Media, Events, See All (10)

Zvents creates and operates local entertainment guides online.

Description

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Zvents is a leading producer of local entertainment guides online, helping more than 12 million monthly users find fun and interesting things to do in their local area, and helping thousands of event advertisers increase attendance at their events.

More than 15,000 event advertisers work with Zvents every month to promote a wide range of local events and activities, including live music, performing arts, sporting events and community activities.

The company was founded in March 2005 to help people discover events in the Bay Area, but has since expanded to include information about events across most cities in the US, as well as events in the UK, Canada and Ireland. The Zvents Network includes more than 290 media sites, including leading local sites like SFGate.com, the San Jose Mercury News, Boston Globe, Denver Post, Dallas Morning News as well as large national partners like Bing, MSN.com and YP.com.

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Current Team (3)

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Board Members and Advisors (2)

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Products (2)

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Funding Rounds (3) - $31.20M

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Investors (6)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    1875 South Grant Street

    Suite 800

    San Mateo, CA

    USA

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