With $50m still in the bank, Eventbrite targets Europe | Ikea TV goes on sale in Europe, comes with DVR add-on

With $50m still in the bank, Eventbrite targets Europe

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Last year the ticket sales startup Eventbrite went out looking for money and came back smiling, with a bumper $50 million from Tiger Global in its pocket. Now the company has finally revealed exactly what it’s going to do with the money: go international, and in a big way.
I talked with co-founder and CEO Kevin Hartz in Lisbon, Portugal this weekend, where we were both speaking at the Switch conference — and he explained how the company was going to expand: first Europe, then the world.
Having told the crowd that Eventbrite’s Portuguese version would be coming next month, Hartz explained to me that the company was translating the service into a variety of different language[...]
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Ikea TV goes on sale in Europe, comes with DVR add-on

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Ikea?s Uppleva TV is arriving in select European Ikea stores and the company just shared some more technical data about the device, revealing that it will also be able to record programming on separately sold flash memory. However, some details are still unclear.
Uppleva arrived in Ikea?s Stockholm store late last week, and will go on sale in the company?s Berlin Lichtenberg store hand a handfull of stores across Europe on July 2nd. Ikea said earlier this year that it will sell the TV set in select stores in Italy, France, Germany, Poland and Sweden this summer. It will be made more widely available across Europe and also sell online in fall, and reach the U.S. market in 2013.
As part of Upp[...]
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