Dice rolls with Kanye West album-launch ticketing partnership
Kanye West’s listening events in Brooklyn, Miami and Chicago for his new album ‘Ye’ were understandably focused on the music. But there was a tech aspect too: West’s team and marketing agency 1AM worked with British...
June 11, 2018
No-booking-fees ticketing app Dice now adds booking fees
One of the key selling points for ticketing app Dice has always been its promise not to charge booking fees for its mobile tickets. Now the company has changed its policy, and has been explaining the decision to customers...
February 19, 2018
Mobile ticketing startup Dice expands to the US
British startup Dice launched its music-ticketing app in September 2014 focusing initially on London. Since then it’s expanded its net of concerts across the country. Now Dice is launching in the biggest (but also the...
September 29, 2017
Dice Girls Music Day returns as a two-day event
British ticketing startup Dice is planning another ‘Girls Music Day’ event for 16-24 year-old women with ambitions to work in the music industry. This time round, it will actually be ‘days’ – a two-day event...
March 23, 2017
Dice reveals its 2016 Live Award nominees
British ticketing startup Dice has announced the nominees for its third annual Live Award, which highlights emerging artists in the UK and Ireland. This year’s nominees are Bonzai, Pumarosa, Loyle Carner and Nadia Rose....
November 14, 2016
And the winners of the Music Ally Digital Music Awards 2016 are…
From The 1975 and Run the Jewels to Dot Blockchain and Dice, tonight’s Music Ally Digital Music Awards showcased some of the most inventive artists, startups and people in the digital world. Our second awards were held...
October 26, 2016
Analysis: what’s the real cost of secondary ticketing?
Chance The Rapper, Iron Maiden, Mumford & Sons, Pixies and more are getting louder and louder about what they see as the scourge of secondary ticketing. They feel fans are being fleeced and a stand has to be made. Beyond...
October 5, 2016
Dice adds personalised gig recommendations section
British live-music startup Dice is adding more recommendations to its app. The company has beta-launched a new section for the iOS and Android app called Discovery. “With so many quality events on Dice and so much insight...
September 27, 2016
Last-minute ticketing firm Gametime raises $20m
We’re in the middle of a flurry of funding rounds for ticketing businesses, with UK firms Dice and Songkick both having recently taken new investment. Now they’ve been joined by US firm Gametime, which has announced a...
September 26, 2016
Dice CEO talks ticketing, discovery and beating the touts
“I had no idea what Crowdmix was. We had people meet with them and they left saying they didn’t know what it was either.” Phil Hutcheon, CEO of ticketing startup Dice, has just seen his own company raise $6m of Series...
September 6, 2016
Dice raises $6m as Apple Music Festival deal grows
UK-based music ticketing startup Dice has raised a Series A round of $6m, taking its total funding so far to $10m. The news came as it emerged that Dice’s partnership with Apple Music has grown: the app is an alternative...
August 29, 2016