Secondary ticket marketplace LiveStub bills itself as “a peer-to-peer platform for free and easy direct contact between buyers and sellers.” The company’s Web site uses state-of-the-art technology to let ticket buyers and sellers connect for free in safe online exchange environment.
Fans can easily search for tickets and then refine their criteria by date, location and price, among other attributes. Brokers and fans can also quickly list tickets for sale.
The Web site was launched in 2008 by founders Levi Bergovoy and Michael Hershfield.
Launched less than a year ago, online ticket marketplace LiveStub is closing its doors for the near future. Co-founders Levi Bergovoy and Michael Hershfield founded the company with the goal of meeting the needs of the evolving ticket marketplace. Their platform connected buyers and sellers directly and free of... Read more
This week, ticketing giant Ticketmaster and concert promoter Live Nation confirmed a merger deal that would result in the new Live Nation Entertainment. Michael Hershfield, CEO for ticket resale upstart LiveStub, discussed the potential ramifications of the merger with Business News Network. (See the video below.) The deal, estimated... Read more
“Morten Lund, investor behind Skype, kickstarts LiveStub.com” Chicago, IL August 25 – Morten Lund, the Danish investor who helped to propel the VoIP communications service Skype to worldwide success, has turned his sights on the business of reselling tickets by putting his financial muscle behind LiveStub.com, a new web... Read more
In recent years the secondary ticket market has exploded, in part because of increased legitimacy through big, mainstream deals—such as Madonna’s with Live Nation and MLB’s deal with StubHub—and in part because of the huge business opportunities companies have only recently tapped into. According to statistics from Forrester Research... Read more