Android vs iOS

Posted on Sep 2, 2013 in Technical News

It’s no wonder many start-ups are choosing to develop for iOS first to see if they get traction. Although the share of market for Apple’s mobile operating system is falling in a growing market for mobile and tablet devices, they are still the dominant OS in the live entertainment category. Android has made inroads with […]

Eventfinda Gains Traction in Singapore

Posted on Aug 29, 2013 in Company News

Some of the things we look for when when we launch Eventfinda into a new market are the key metrics that tell us if the site is gaining traction. Traffic is obviously important, and the volume of traffic compared to how much content we are publishing tells us a lot about consumer adoption. Eventfinda Singapore […]

Eventfinda Sells 500,000 Tickets

Posted on Aug 16, 2013 in Company News

Eventfinda Ticketing hit a huge milestone this week with half a million tickets now sold to events around New Zealand. Launched in April 2009, and the proud recipient of an ONYA award for Best User Experience, Eventfinda’s ticketing platform has been experiencing rapid growth.  Initially offering General Admission ticketing, the past year has also seen […]

Infographic: Mobile + Tablet Growth

Posted on Aug 13, 2013 in Technical News

Mobile + tablet usage increased 73% in July 2013 from the same period the previous year. The biggest growth has come from tablets, which barely registered with 0.05% in July 2011 to now represent over 10% device share from all consumers visiting Eventfinda.     Mobile + tablet usage hit nearly 30% in New Zealand, […]

Eventfinda CEO Interviewed by

Posted on Jul 29, 2013 in Company News

Check out this great interview with Eventfinda Co-Founder and CEO, James McGlinn. James discusses the history of Eventfinda, his enthusiasm for New Zealand’s unlimited potential for technology export, and the current state of the ticketing business. You can see the full interview and also read the transcript by clicking here.

Eventfinda Founder on Panel at Pollstar

Posted on Feb 12, 2013 in Company News

We were honored to have our founder Michael Turner invited to be on one of the expert panels at PollstarLive in Los Angeles last week. The panel — Social Media Marketing: How Fans Really Get Their Info — was put together by moderator Kelli Richards from the All Access Group, a frequent speaker and panel moderator at digital music […]

Platform Reaches UGC Milestone

Posted on Feb 12, 2013 in Company News

When we launch the Eventfinda Platform into a new country, we have a methodology for growing consumer audience based on importing and aggregating event information from a range of data sources, and engaging with the events industry. When we first launch, we rely on imported data. This reliance dissipates over time as we gain traction with event […]

New Masthead Design Makes Discovery Easier

Posted on Dec 14, 2012 in Product News
New Masthead Design Makes Discovery Easier

At Eventfinda, we’re all about event discovery. Connecting people to events is what we do — it’s our single-minded mission in life. We love it, we’re great at it, but we’re always on the lookout for ways to improve, especially on the user interface. Over the last few years we’ve introduced new methods for signing […]

When is New York Really New Jersey?

Posted on Nov 29, 2012 in Product News

One of the things we know a lot about is consumer audience behavior when it comes to event discovery. We live and breathe event discovery every data, and we’ve got terabytes of juicy data to pore over to find out what behaviors people like (or don’t like for that matter). And there is something we […]

Eventfinda Launches Stadium Seating with Boyz II Men

Posted on Sep 27, 2012 in Company News, Product News

Boyz II Men are the most successful R&B group of all time, having sold 60 million albums worldwide. That’s a lot of albums — back when people actually bought records and CD’s. Boyz II Men are playing four shows in New Zealand, and we are proud to announce Eventfinda is ticketing the Auckland show at the Logan Campbell Centre […]