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Eventbrite IPO: 6 things to know about the ticketing company

Emily Bary
Eventbrite IPO: 6 things to know about the ticketing company

Despite its controversies, Ticketmaster-parent Live Nation Entertainment Inc. has been a winning stock over the past few years. The very things that make the company controversial — high ticket fees and a stronghold on event venues — have helped the company deliver impressive results quarter after quarter. Eventbrite Inc. (EB) priced its initial public offering at $23, the high end of its $21 to $23 range, selling 10 million shares to raise $230 million.