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  • Ticketmaster integrates with Bandsintown to offer in-app ticketing for local shows

    Ticketmaster integrates with Bandsintown to offer in-app ticketing for local shows

    By opening up its application program interface to Bandsintown (the first of several planned integrations with different partners), Ticketmaster hopes to solve the industry’s nagging problem, which North American President, Jared Smith, said was ignorance about when an event is occurring. Read More

  • 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

  • TicketMaster Buys Online Scalper TicketsNow For $265 Million

    Just in time for the Super Bowl and ahead of IAC’s breakup, Ticketmaster has struck a deal to acquire online ticket scalper TicketsNow for $265 million. This follows eBay’s acquisition of StubHub for $310 million last year. TicketsNow is the second-largest online ticket scalper after StubHub, having sold $200 million worth of tickets in 2006. Sources tell us Ticketmaster… Read More