Eventbrite announces integration with everyday hero

By Eventbrite, 28 September, 2016

Melbourne, Australia (August XX, 2016)Eventbrite, the world’s largest self–service ticketing and registration platform, today announced its integration with everydayhero™, a Blackbaud, Inc. company and innovative fundraising platform, empowering nonprofits with peer-to-peer fundraising opportunities.


everydayhero’s mission has always been to make giving easier, more accessible and more enjoyable for people who want to help the charities and causes they care about. The everydayhero and Eventbrite collaboration is the next step in this journey, as it will empower thousands of event organisers to seamlessly offer online peer-to-peer fundraising as part of their event for one or more nonprofit beneficiaries. This will mean that event participants can create an everydayhero fundraising page as part of their event registration and immediately begin collecting donations from friends and family.


"As a key partner to some major Australian charities events, integrating event registration and fundraising makes perfect sense to us," said John O'Donnell, managing director at everydayhero AU/NZ. "As a result, charities will benefit from more awareness around their events, and supporters acquisition, a key point for most non-profits, will be facilitated."


Phil Silverstone, General Manager Australia at Eventbrite, said: “Events are a fantastic way to contribute good causes, and Eventbrite is seeing continuous growth in the number of Aussies looking to support charitable events.  The integration with everydayhero will allow our customers to provide their attendees with a seamless way to donate to good causes and better support fundraising efforts of organisations driving positive social initiatives."


Event fundraising has long been used as a means for charities to raise important funds and awareness for their cause.  The everydayhero integration with Eventbrite brings together two leading event technologies and provides a seamless, simple, delightful experience for organisers, charities, participants and donors. Integrating Eventbrite underscores the company’s commitment to make charitable giving easier, more enjoyable and a part of people’s everyday lives.


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About Eventbrite


Eventbrite is the leading global event technology platform. The company has processed over $5 billion in gross ticket sales since inception and powers more than 2 million events around the world each year.  Built with a focus on reliability and scale, the platform serves hundreds of thousands of event organisers, including Tough Mudder, Beyond the Valley, Ballarat Beer Festival, Rhythm and Vines, MICE, Rainbow Serpent, The Dog Lover’s Show and many more. Organisers use Eventbrite to help boost ticket sales, promote and manage events, and analyse results across multiple sales channels: web, mobile, point-of-sale, and a growing distribution platform.  Tens of millions of consumers also use Eventbrite every year to discover a variety of live experiences and get tickets on a safe, easy-to-use platform – from photography classes and obstacle runs to large concerts and festivals with tens of thousands of people. Founded in 2006 and headquartered in San Francisco, the company has a team presence in 8 countries and processes tickets in 180 countries. Investors include Sequoia Capital, Tiger Global and T. Rowe Price. Learn more at www.eventbrite.com.au.



About everydayhero


Founded in 2007, everyday Hero is Australia’s leading provider of peer-to-peer online and mobile fundraising solutions. It provides schools and nonprofits with an innovative fundraising platform to help them raise money through both peer-to-peer fundraising and direct donations. They are a key partners for major events such as RunMelbourne, City-2-Surf of Bridge to Brisbane and collect millions in donations each year.

The company has been acquired by BlackBaud in 2012 and now operates in 5 countries: Australia, New-Zealand, the U.S., the U.K. and Ireland.



Source: Eventbrite