Eventbrite raises $50m in Series E funding round
Ticketing firm Eventbrite has announced a big funding round of $50 million - its Series E, taking its total funding to $79.5 million. It says it plans to spend the cash on international expansion
May 19, 2011
Social ticketing firm Ticketfly raises $12m in Series B financing
US ticketing startup Ticketfly has announced a $12 million Series B funding round, led by Mohr Davidow Ventures, with existing investors High Peaks Venture Partners, Contour Venture Partners and a couple of angel investors...
April 20, 2011
GigsWiz adds social ticketing features
GigsWizhas launched the latest version of its fan-demand platform, providing artists with automatic ticket sales and marketing features, as well as an incentive system to help them sell more tickets. It involves events automatically...
November 11, 2010
Fatsoma launches v2.0 social ticketing site in the UK
The latest startup trying to bring social features to live music is Fatsoma, which tries to get concertgoers flogging tickets to their friends, for a commission.
May 18, 2010
Apple patent reveals concert ticketing plans
The latest Apple patent to hint at its future music plans is for a service called Concert Ticket, which would take the form of an iPhone and desktop application. It's described as an "iTunes based web service for tickets...
April 16, 2010
New deals for Bandsintown
Live music service Bandsintown has signed new deals with Shazam and ReverbNation to provide tourdate and ticketing links. The Shazam deal could be particularly big, since it'll involve offering these links for the 60 million-plus...
April 4, 2010
Report: Facebook getting into the ticketing game
Facebook will soon allow users - including artists - to sell tickets to their own events on the social network. That's according to a report on TechCrunch which focuses on Facebook's partnership with online events firm Eventbrite.
March 9, 2010
O2 signs Shazam deal for ticketing ads
O2 has announced a partnership with Shazam that'll see the operator's customers getting targeted ads for upcoming gigs, based on the songs they've been tagging with Shazam. It all ties into the O2 Priority Tickets service,...
February 10, 2010
Seatgeek raises more funding for secondary ticketing predictions
US secondary ticketing tech firm Seatgeek has raised between $500k and $1 million of Series A funding, while also revamping its website.
January 11, 2010