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  • Seatwave Buys Timbre To Expand Into Live Music Discovery, Primary Ticket Sales

    Seatwave Buys Timbre To Expand Into Live Music Discovery, Primary Ticket Sales

    The UK’s Seatwave, a platform for secondary ticket purchases — where people or venues can post live event tickets for resale — is today announcing an acquisition that will take the company further into the primary ticket market and music discovery and the U.S. market: it’s buying Timbre, a Boston-based startup and mobile app of the same name that lets users search… Read More

  • Founder Of Aftermarket Ticket Exchange Seatwave Departs As CEO To Start ‘Next Chapter’

    Founder Of Aftermarket Ticket Exchange Seatwave Departs As CEO To Start ‘Next Chapter’

    Six and a half years after starting the company, Joe Cohen, the founder of aftermarket ticket exchange Seatwave, has announced that he is giving up the role of CEO to become non-executive Chairman. Interestingly, he departs from the top job before a successor has been found. Meanwhile, Louise Mullock, Seatwave’s CMO, will act as interim CEO. In a canned statement, Cohen explains his… Read More

  • Seatwave sees 1 million tickets traded through its site. Impressive?

    Seatwave sees 1 million tickets traded through its site. Impressive?

    Seatwave, the European aftermarket ticket exchange, is trumpeting somewhat of a landmark today, announcing that one million tickets have been traded through the site. However, it’s a number that is brought sharply into focus when you consider how well funded the UK startup is – thought to be a massive $53 million – and that it’s been operating for coming up to four years. Read More

  • Seatwave Scores $17 Million In Fourth Funding Round

    Seatwave, the UK-based upstart behind the eponymous marketplace for secondary tickets, has landed $17 million in Series D funding led by Accel Partners with Atlas Venture, Mangrove Capital Partners, Fidelity Ventures and Adinvest joining the round, writes Atlas partner Fred Destin on his blog. Recently named Europe’s fastest growing digital media company by investment bank GP… Read More

  • Seatwave Scores $17 Million In Fourth Funding Round

    Seatwave Scores $17 Million In Fourth Funding Round

    Seatwave, the UK-based upstart behind the eponymous marketplace for secondary tickets, has landed $17 million in Series D funding led by Accel Partners with Atlas Venture, Mangrove Capital Partners, Fidelity Ventures and Adinvest joining the round, writes Atlas partner Fred Destin on his blog. Recently named Europe’s fastest growing digital media company by investment bank GP… Read More

  • Viagogo Raises $15 million Round And Signs Tennis Stars To Battle Seatwave

    Viagogo Raises $15 million Round And Signs Tennis Stars To Battle Seatwave

    So Viagogo has raised another $15 million and hooked in former tennis champions Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf both as board members / investors as well as advisors to help it push its secondary ticketing market into Europe. The funding now gives it $70 million of external investment. That’s some war-chest. Agassi and Graf invested in the common-stock round alongside existing… Read More

  • Seatwave wins $25m Series C funding to expand

    Seatwave wins $25m Series C funding to expand

    Ticket reseller Seatwave has taken $25 million Series C in a round led by Fidelity Ventures that included Atlas Venture, Mangrove Capital Partners and Adinvest. Total funding for Seatwave to date is $36 million. The London based Seatwave, like StubHub (acquired by eBay for $310 million) and TicketsNow (acquired by Ticketmaster for $265 million) resells tickets to major events. The company… Read More

  • Ticket Scalpers Seatwave Take $25 Million Series C

    Ticket Scalpers Seatwave Take $25 Million Series C

    European ticket resellers Seatwave have taken $25 million Series C in a round led by Fidelity Ventures that included Atlas Venture, Mangrove Capital Partners and Adinvest. Total funding for Seatwave to date is $36 million. London based Seatwave, like StubHub (acquired by eBay for $310 million) and TicketsNow (acquired by Ticketmaster for $265 million) resells tickets to major events. The… Read More