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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

  • Eventbrite Beefs Up Engineering To Take on Ticketmaster

    Eventbrite Beefs Up Engineering To Take on Ticketmaster

    Eventbrite is setting its sites on a bigger vision that will take on the likes of Ticketmaster and StubHub as the go-to events space. It’s been busy hiring a bunch of new and notable engineering talent of late to create what they hope will become a true platform for event discovery. Eventbrite just crossed the 200-million-tickets-sold mark and reaped over $1 billion in sales in 2013 alone. Read More

  • Unseat.me Adds A Social Layer To StubHub; Takes The Anonymity Out Of Selling Tix Online

    Unseat.me Adds A Social Layer To StubHub; Takes The Anonymity Out Of Selling Tix Online

    As much as a season ticket holder would like to make it to every single game of their team’s season, most of the time that’s just not in the cards — at least not while keeping a job and a family. So, when one has to pass on a game and wants to make a little of the money back, one might go set up a seller account at StubHub, RazorGator, Tickets.com, or just list them on… Read More

  • 5gig, a social network for concert goers, gets more money and eyes rest of Europe

    5gig, a social network for concert goers, gets more money and eyes rest of Europe

    [Spain] Nvivo.es has been around for 3 years now here in Spain. It’s a name most of the online scene is quite familiar with, especially those that frequent concerts. Nvivo, which sounds like “en vivo” or “live” in Spanish, is a social network for concert goers, the place to discover upcoming music venues, follow artists, manage your own concert agenda and… Read More

  • TicketFlow: You Know, For Tickets

    TicketFlow: You Know, For Tickets

    I was not aware that the live event marketplace was so crowded. Apparently there are hundreds of ticket websites out there including StubHub and TicketMaster. Luckily, TicketFlow is there to make sense of it for you. TicketFlow is the self-described Kayak of ticket sites. You type in an artist, team, play, or musical and it digs through the various websites to find tickets that match your… Read More

  • Maryland police department catches up to this century

    Maryland police department catches up to this century

    Police in New Carrollton, Maryland are among the first in the state to use the magic of modern technology to issue tickets to motorists. Information about the driver in question is pulled from the Maryland motor vehicle database and then printed out in the squad car. Sounds very simple, no? Before this system, "officers would write out 5 copies of each citation by hand" and about… Read More