Ticketfly Hack: Website Still Down; Customer Data Exposed in Breach
As the Ticketfly hack – or “cyber incident” per their website – enters its second day, the company has confirmed that the incident “has resulted in the compromise of some client and customer information,” according to an update posted by the company at a support website. Ticketfly.com remains down... Read more
Google Pay Wallet Can Now Store Tickets Via Ticketmaster Integration
Google Pay, who have integrated with Ticketmaster, will now be able to store concert tickets, allowing customers to save tickets directly to their phone with the touch of a button. Earlier this year, Google Pay announced that it would combine Google Wallet and Android Pay under the brand name... Read more
Eventbrite and Twickets Announce Partnership
Eventbrite and Twickets have announced a new integration for the secondary ticket market, now live across Australia, New Zealand, and the UK. Eventbrite is a technology platform that allows users to organize, promote, and sell tickets to their events, powering nearly three million events each year. Twickets is a... Read more
After a Decade, Will Eventbrite Ever Exit “Startup” Mode?
How many years have to pass before an up-and-coming startup becomes simply a struggling business? Founded in 2006, Eventbrite burst onto the ticketing scene as a self-service technology platform for events that allowed organizers to create pages, share them across their various social networks, and sell tickets to the... Read more
Another Festival Fails – Karoondinha in Pennsylvania Folds Before Debut
The latest in a series of high-profile festivals to fall apart in 2017, the Karoondinha Music and Arts Festival abruptly cancelled its scheduled July debut this week, leaving those who made travel plans for the July 21-23 event in central Pennsylvania in the lurch. Organizers for the event near... Read more
Pandora Sells Ticketfly to Eventbrite for $200 Million
Just two years after purchasing Ticketfly, one of the main ticketing alternatives to Ticketmaster, Pandora has sold the business to Eventbrite for $200 million, $250 million less than it paid for the company, according to an article on Techcrunch. Eventbrite, which acquired Ticketscript in Europe earlier this year, hopes to... Read more