live events

Twitter launches ‘Happening Now’ to showcase tweets about events, starting with sports

Twitter is today releasing a new feature called “Happening Now” aimed to make its service more accessible to newcomers by highlighting groups of tweets about a topic, beginning with sports

VenueNext raises $15 million to take its app beyond U.S. sports stadiums

VenueNext Inc. has raised $15 million in Series B funding to bring its venue management technology to Europe, and beyond the live entertainment industry. Among other things, using VenueNext apps, peop

Gametime raises $20 million to sell last-minute, textable tickets to sporting events and concerts

Gametime has raised $20 million in venture funding for an app that allows people to find and buy tickets to a nearby concert or sporting event at the last minute, and even up to a half-hour after a ga

Instagram adds an Events channel to show you the best videos from concerts and sporting events

Over the past year Instagram has been working to reinvigorate the Explore tab, which is the app’s place for showing you personalized content. What started as a simple algorithm to determine pho

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

SuperSummit Launches Its Network For Live Events And Online Courses

SuperSummit, a London-based startup, today launched its platform for online live video interviews with experts out of beta after testing the service for a few months in Italy. During the beta, the co

Banjo Puts News And Live Events Front And Center With Version 4.0 Of Its Mobile App

Social discovery app Banjo has evolved into something quite different from where it started, and that’s a very good thing. The mobile app used to essentially just surface relevant social connect

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