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TOPIC: How to Build a Billion-Dollar Marketplace from Scratch
Marketplaces are changing the way we work, buy, travel and more. Their business model could well be the best ever: it’s powered by network effects at scale, where supply and demand follow one another, creating a winner-take-all situation. But why will one marketplace gain traction and achieve scale, where others falter? How do you build a winning one? Eventbrite Growth VP and marketplace guru Brian Rothenberg shares what he learned through more than a decade building 4 marketplaces from $0 to $billions.
About the speaker: Brian Rothenberg has spent the last four years playing a critical role in scaling Eventbrite's business to millions of events per year, generating more than $5Bn in gross transactions since inception. Prior to Eventbrite, Brian helped to multiply TaskRabbit's business 3x, he co-founded and ran product & marketing for his own marketplace startup SkillSlate (acquired by TaskRabbit), and started his career as a product manager for Yahoo!'s marketplace businesses.
6.50pm: doors open
7.30pm: welcome & introductions
7.35pm: talk by Brian Rothenberg
(7.45pm: doors close)
8.25pm: networking & fun
9pm: event ends
PERKS & HAPPINESS
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