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Ticketmaster faces antitrust scrutiny after Taylor Swift ticket chaos

Ticketmaster is facing more scrutiny from politicians after its chaotic presales for tickets to Taylor Swift’s tour. Tennessee attorney general Jonathan Skrmetti said he is looking into whether Tick

Live Nation bets millions on high-tech reusable cups to combat plastic waste

Picture the aftermath of a festival: A sea of fans depart, leaving behind any number of empty water bottles, disposable cups, wristbands, lost IDs and maybe even some used-up whipped cream chargers. F

Daily Crunch: In latest earnings release, Twitter admits to miscounting users for the second time

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Tinder adds a ‘Festival Mode’ for making connections ahead of concerts and events

Tinder today is launching a new feature called Festival Mode designed to help users connect ahead of their plans to attend concerts or larger music festivals, like The Governors Ball, Bonnaroo, Stagec

Liquid Death lands $75M more to expand the brand

Liquid Death, a water brand that began life in 2018 with a funny video to first test the concept, has grown deadly serious about its growth prospects. The LA-based outfit, which sells canned mountain

London’s Dice raises $122M at a $400M valuation for its intelligent event discovery and booking platform

COVID-19 really put the kibosh on live events in the last 18 months, but in the world of tech, it also meant that live event startups that found a way to survive and grow throughout the period got a l

Livestream video shopping app NTWRK raises $50M from Goldman Sachs, Kering

NTWRK, a video shopping app that has helped to popularize the idea of livestreamed commerce in the U.S., announced today it has closed on $50 million in new funding led by Goldman Sachs Asset Manageme

With its newest round, Liquid Death will exclusively ‘murder your thirst’ at Live Nation events

Liquid Death, a  four-year-old, LA-based canned mountain water startup that has steadily garnered market share and press coverage by promising, amusingly, to “murder your thirst,” just ra

On the heels of its NTWRK investment, FaZe Clan looks at global expansion despite pandemic

FaZe Clan, the esports mega-franchise worth more than $240 million, is still planning on moving forward with its international expansion this year on the heels of a multi-million-dollar funding round

Looking to new products, Bev adds strategic investors and redoubles focus on women entrepreneurs

Looking for fellow travelers to join in on its mission to transform the beverage business, the Los Angeles-based startup Bev has taken on fresh capital from a slew of strategic investors.  The compa

NTWRK moves into live IRL events

NTWRK, is a fascinating experiment in live video shopping for the iPhone set. It’s been described as a blend of QVC and Twitter and Twitch and they just got a new slice of money from investors l

Twitter partners with Live Nation to live stream video of concerts

Twitter might have killed off its Music app but now it's working with the world's top concert promoter. Today at the NewFronts conference in New York, Twitter announced it is partnering with Live Nati

Live Nation Buys Mobile Startup Meexo, Courtesy Of Acquisition Marketplace Exitround

Live music giant <a target="_blank" href="http://www.livenation.com">Live Nation</a> is announcing today that it has acquired <a target="_blank" href="http://www.meexo.com">Meexo</a>, a startup that <

Ticketfly Gets Ready To Rock Sporting Events, International, IPO With New $22M Series C

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.ticketfly.com/">Ticketfly</a> is not content playing second fiddle to Ticketmaster, so it just raised a $22 million Series C with each investor chosen for a strengt

Live Nation’s Kick-Ass Concert Calendar Recommends You Gigs From 75 Ticket Sites, Earns You Discounts

You know what doesn't rock? Missing a concert by your favorite band. So today <a href="http://www.livenation.com/">Live Nation</a> is publicly launching its <a href="http://apps.facebook.com/concer

GrouponLive: An Online Ticketing Deals Marketplace From Groupon, Live Nation

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/grouponlive.png" class="shot2" /> Local deals juggernaut <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/groupon">Groupon</a> and <a href="http://

Live Nation To Power Concert Listings, Ticket Sales In iTunes 10

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/live-nation.png" class="shot2" /> In case you were wondering (I'm looking at you <a href="http://twitter.com/daniel_levine/status/22727913540

TicketMaster and Live Nation Agree to $2.5 Billion Merger

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/livenation_ticketmaster.jpg" class="shot2" /> This could be good news for the music industry, which suffers from steadily declining re

Zune Joins Live Nation Concert Series

If I had a Zune and felt the need to attend one of the 28 Live Nation concerts this summer then I, too, could join the Social. The Zune will have a major presence at the shows with Zune Spots that wil