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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
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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,...
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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.
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Warner Music UK adds ticketing to its D2C platform

Warner Music UK has announced that its artists will now be able to sell gig tickets from their own websites, thanks to its partnership with online ticketing firm CrowdSurge.