PRESS RELEASE: “One million tickets for sale on Seatwave!” LONDON, ENG (Seatwave) 6 October 2009 – One million tickets to events across Europe are...

PRESS RELEASE: “One million tickets for sale on Seatwave!”

LONDON, ENG (Seatwave) 6 October 2009 – One million tickets to events across Europe are now on sale on Seatwave, Europe’s leading fan-to-fan ticket exchange. The vast majority of tickets have been posted by new fans, evidence of the ever increasing popularity of the site. Seatwave launched in February 2007 and provides a marketplace for buyers and sellers of music, sports and theatre tickets. This milestone comes as Seatwave celebrates a revenue rise 2,203% in the past three years alone. The company which operates local businesses in the UK, Germany, Spain, Italy and the Netherlands has transformed the secondary ticketing industry and established itself as a trusted consumer brand.

Joe Cohen, CEO and Founder of Seatwave, said: “We’re delighted to have a million tickets for sale on our site. Reaching this landmark clearly shows the popularity of the secondary ticketing market and offers more choice for fans across Europe.”

About Seatwave

Seatwave, Europe’s largest fan-to-fan ticket exchange (1.5 million unique visitors – comScore, June 2009), is an online marketplace for buying and selling tickets for theatre, sports, music and other live events. The company was launched in February 2007 by Joe Cohen, ex Ticketmaster and ex match.com and early stage Venture Capital firm, Atlas Venture. Seatwave has more than 700,000 tickets on sale at any one time and every ticket purchase is covered by their TicketIntegrity™ and TicketCover™ guarantees. Seatwave is the official ticket exchange for Live Nation’s Mojo Concerts, Fulham FC and many others. The company was recently named Online Business of the Year (Fast Growth Business Awards 2009), VC-backed Business of the Year (Fast Growth Business Awards 2009) and Europe’s fastest growing digital media company (GP Bullhound Media Momentum Awards 2009). The company is based in London. www.seatwave.com

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