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Ticketmaster, SeatGeek, Live Nation agree to disclose fees upfront (thanks, Biden)

Ticketmaster, SeatGeek, Live Nation and other companies have agreed to disclose ticket prices upfront, putting an end to the extra fees that consumers can’t see until the end of the billing process.

SeatGeek raises $238M privately after ditching going public via SPAC

Ticketing platform SeatGeek announced today that it had raised $238 million privately as part of a Series E funding round. The company has a valuation of $1 billion, according to the release. Long-tim

Bidding adieu to the SPAC craze

The implosion of the SPAC boom has proven a multiquarter process. We may be in the final throes of the experiment, at least from a startup perspective.

Startup ads are taking over the subway

If you’re a New Yorker, one of the easiest ways to keep up-to-date on the latest consumer products — furniture, beauty products, mobile apps, you name it — is to hop on the subway. Even before y

SeatGeek names former Tumblr and NYT exec Brian Murphy as CTO

Ticketing startup SeatGeek has a new CTO. Brian Murphy previously held the same position at Tumblr (which, like TechCrunch, is owned by Verizon Media) and has also served as vice president of engineer

In 2018 the ticketing industry finally killed the ‘sold-out’ show

Among the many myths that were laid low in 2018, perhaps none was as welcome to throngs of live-event fans as the fantasy of the sold-out show.

SeatGeek brings ticket buying into Snapchat

You can now buy game and concert tickets from teams and musicians within Snapchat, thanks to an integration with SeatGeek. While Snapchat has started testing e-commerce features in the past few months

SeatGeek raises $57M to acquire ticketing software company TopTix

SeatGeek is announcing a deal to acquire TopTix for $56 million. While SeatGeek has made acquisitions before, this is its biggest, and the company funded the deal by raising a $57 million Series D led

SeatGeek’s new Pano feature gives ticketbuyers a 360-degree view of the stadium

SeatGeek is launching a new way to give ticketbuyers a better sense of exactly what they’ll see from a given seat. The new feature, called Pano, offers a 360-degree view of the empty venue — y

Ticketing’s distributed future is not only good for fans, it’s already happening

Since the dawn of consumer history, tickets have been a product defined by scarcity and lack of accessibility. The result is an abysmal category user experience that’s most often talked about with u

SeatGeek moves beyond resale tickets with new ‘Open’ platform

Sports teams and live event venues will soon be able to sell their tickets directly through SeatGeek. The company has focused on resale tickets until now — first by aggregating resale options from o

SeatGeek will calculate how much that ticket is worth

Have you ever bought sweet tickets for a ballgame, a concert or some other live event, only to find out that you couldn’t make it? The internet certainly offers plenty of ways for you to unload

NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony and Stuart Goldfarb of Melo 7 Tech Partners to speak at TechCrunch Disrupt NY

TechCrunch is excited to announce next month New York Knicks Forward Carmelo Anthony and former NBC and Bertelsmann exec Stuart Goldfarb are speaking together at Disrupt NY. The pair started investing

SeatGeek Launches A Marketplace Where Anyone Can Sell And Transfer Tickets

SeatGeek is already a solid way to score tickets for live events, but now you can use it to sell those tickets, too. In a sense, the tickets on SeatGeek are being resold already, but the model relied

SeatGeek Embraces Paperless Tickets

Ticket sales startup SeatGeek is the latest company joining the move to paperless tickets. Thanks to a new feature, when you buy a ticket on SeatGeek, you'll no longer have to print out a PDF or (s

Securing A Huge Growth Round

Pitching VCs is a serious challenge at any stage, but asking for a $30-60 million check is usually the sale of a founder’s life. Convincing an investor to accept a valuation that most normal people

SeatGeek Raises $62 Million In A Series C Led By Technology Crossover Ventures

Online ticket sales startup SeatGeek has raised $62 million in Series C funding. Co-founder Jack Groetzinger confirmed to TechCrunch that the round was led by Technology Crossover Ventures, with parti

Ticket Search Engine SeatGeek Raises $35M Round From Accel And Some Big-Name Athletes

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.seatgeek.com">SeatGeek</a>, a company that bills itself as "the web's largest ticket search engine", is announcing that it has raised $35 million in Series B fundin

With $2.2M In New Funding, SeatGeek Acquires And Shuts Down Ticketing Competitor FanSnap

Ticketing startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.seatgeek.com">SeatGeek</a> is announcing that it has acquired <a target="_blank" href="http://www.fansnap.com">FanSnap</a> from Wize Commerce, whi

Ticketing Startup SeatGeek Brings Its Interactive Stadium Maps To The iPhone

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.seatgeek.com">SeatGeek</a>, which aggregates tickets from resale sites like StubHub, just launched its first iPhone app, one that allows users to browse interactive
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