viagogo

  • 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. That number doesn't seem… 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 Bullhound, Seatwave… 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 Bullhound, Seatwave… 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 shareholders Index… Read More

  • Event Tickets Are Big Business: European Startup Invades U.S.

    Event Tickets Are Big Business: European Startup Invades U.S.

    London-based Viagogo, an online marketplace for event tickets, is invading the U.S. market. It’s a European version of StubHub, which sold to eBay for $307 million back in January. The site was founded by Eric Baker, one of StubHub’s founders, and launched in 2005 after a falling out with the company. Baker is now returning to the US market to take on StubHub, with a fresh $30 million… Read More