The company was founded by former Ticketmaster and Match.com executive Joe Cohen, and in 2009 it signed exclusive ticketing deals with MTV UK and the music festival Gaymers Camden Crawl, and in 2008 the company agreed to buy the entire share capital of Skelper B.V., a Netherlands-based ticket exchange service.

“CONTINUED STUNNING GROWTH CONFIRMS SEATWAVE’S NO. 1 POSITION” LONDON, ENG (Seatwave) 05 May 2009 – Seatwave, Europe’s leading fan-to-fan ticket exchange, today announced explosive growth for Q1, supported by ComScore’s latest report confirming that Seatwave is Europe’s largest ticket exchange by a factor of more than 2 to 1... Read more
“SEATWAVE ANNOUNCED ONLINE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AND ANGEL OR VC-BACKED BUSINESS OF THE YEAR” The country-wide search for the most ambitious companies in the UK is now over. After much deliberation, Seatwave has been unveiled as Online Business of the Year and Angel or VC-backed Business of the... Read more
“Seatwave announces exclusive ticketing partnership with MTV UK’s website, www.mtv.co.uk” LONDON, ENG (Seatwave) 9 March 2009 – Seatwave, Europe’s largest online fan-to-fan ticket exchange, today announced an exclusive ticketing partnership with MTV UK for their recently relaunched music and entertainment portal, www.mtv.co.uk. The deal underlines the Seatwave brand’s exceptional... Read more
“SEATWAVE SECONDARY TICKETING MARKET UPDATE FOR Q4 2008” LONDON, ENG (Seatwave) 03 March 2009 – Seatwave, Europe’s leading independent ticketing website according to Comscore market share data, today confirms that it saw decisive growth across all sectors including music, sport and theatre in Q4 of 2008. This comes as... Read more
“Seatwave goes mobile with Snaptu” LONDON, ENG (Seatwave) 14 January 2009 – Seatwave, Europe’s largest online fan-to-fan ticket exchange, today announced its newest partnership with mobile platform provider, Snaptu. As part of the company’s continued expansion into the mobile environment and in a first for fan-to- fan ticket exchanges,... Read more
“Live entertainment booming across the regions” LONDON, ENG (Seatwave) 1 December 2008 – Seatwave, the UK’s largest fan-to-fan ticket exchange, today revealed that the popularity of live events outside of London is steadily on the rise. An analysis by Seatwave indicated that attendance for live events across the UK... Read more
Ticket Summit NYC this week welcomed ticket industry veteran Joe Cohen, founder of the popular UK-based ticket Web site Read more
“SEATWAVE SECONDARY TICKETING MARKET UPDATE FOR Q3 2008” LONDON, ENG (Seatwave) 06 November 2008 – Seatwave, Europe’s largest fan-to-fan ticket exchange (traffic according to Hitwise (UK) and Alexa (Europe)), today confirms that, despite the economic downturn and impact of the credit crunch, the secondary ticketing market continues to demonstrate... Read more
“SEATWAVE ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF SKELPER, B.V.” LONDON, ENG (Seatwave) 03 September 2008 – Seatwave, Europe’s largest ticket exchange, today announces that it has reached an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Skelper B.V. (“Skelper”), the Netherlands-based ticket exchange service. Skelper provides market-leading secondary ticket services for several... Read more
“SEATWAVE ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE PREMIERSHIP PARTNERSHIPS WITH FULHAM AND PORTSMOUTH FOOTBALL CLUBS” LONDON, ENG (Seatwave) 28 August 2008 – Seatwave, Europe’s largest fan-to-fan ticket exchange, today announced two landmark partnerships with Fulham FC and Portsmouth FC, securing exclusive rights to act as the official ticket exchange partner for both clubs.... Read more