Rukkus launched a ticket search engine for live events today, with tools for tracking your favorite performers, inviting friends to shows, and receiving personalized recommendations on upcoming events.
Applauze is a recently-launched iOS app that presents users with thousands of events happening every day, across 41 U.S. cities and 5 in Canada.
Eventbrite has acquired Lanyrd, a startup that provides a social directory of conferences and other professional events, and Latin American ticketing service Eventioz.
Ticketfly unveiled its latest product Fanbase, a suite of customer analytics products that founder Andrew Dreskin said is a first of its kind. Venues and event promoters can use Fanbase to identify their top fans and offer them rewards for loyalty.
No. 1 ticketing service Ticketmaster is finally ditching its terrible captcha system for verification and will use new tech that will make it easier to buy tickets faster.
Online ticketing service Onetwotrip has raised $16 million from Atomico.
Facebook and Ticketmaster are making it somewhat easier to coordinate group outings to concerts, sporting events, monster truck rallies and the like with a new integration.
Ticketing startup Eventbrite announced today that it has raised $50 million to finance its growing ambitions in the ticketing market.
Ticketfly, the startup promising a more social networking-savvy approach to concert and event ticketing, just announced that it has raised $12 million in a second round of funding.
Ticketfly, a startup hoping to challenge Ticketmaster with its social media savvy, said it has had a good year — and it’s capping the year off with a new partner, the Baltimore Grand Prix.