The company was founded by former Ticketmaster and 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.

“SEATWAVE APPOINTS RICHARD HURD-WOOD AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND UK MANAGING DIRECTOR” LONDON, ENG (Seatwave) August 8, 2008 – Seatwave, Europe’s largest fan-to-fan ticket exchange, announces that it has appointed Richard Hurd-Wood as Chief Operating Officer, and UK Managing Director, reporting directly into Founder and CEO of Seatwave, Joe... Read more
“Seatwave to become official reseller for all current and future Grand Union Management artistes” LONDON, ENG (Seatwave) July 18, 2008 – Seatwave, Europe’s largest fan to fan ticket exchange, today announced a landmark partnership with the leading music management company whose roster includes The Enemy, Seasick Steve, Reverend and... Read more
“SEATWAVE APPOINTS MARTY POMPADUR AS NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR” LONDON, ENG (Seatwave) July 14, 2008 – Seatwave, Europe’s largest fan-to-fan ticket exchange, today announces that it has appointed Marty Pompadur, Chairman of News Corp. Europe, as non-executive director to its board with immediate effect. Commenting on this appointment, Joe Cohen, Founder... Read more
“SEATWAVE APPOINTS VAN DER WAL AS CFO AND KEY MEMBER OF GLOBAL MANAGEMENT TEAM” London, England (Seatwave) — June 2, 2008 Seatwave, Europe’s largest fan-to-fan ticket exchange for sports, music and other live events, today announced the appointment of Aksel van der Wal as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.... Read more
For Joe Cohen, the founder of UK-based secondary ticket company, one of the fastest growing ticket brokerages in Europe, it all comes down to the fans and making their event experience a good one. “We have more than 500,000 tickets for sale on our site, which represents the... Read more is attending this weeks TicketSummit Convention in Las Vegas. By Talmadge Harper Since its launch earlier this year U.K.- based ticket reseller has grown into one of the leading secondary ticketers in Europe, and appears locked in a fight for supremacy with, and Read more
Seatwave, a UK ticket reseller website which promotes an exchange for fans to buy and sell tickets for concerts. theatre and sporting events has announced receiving $8 million in funding. The site, a competitor to was launched in February of this year by Joe Cohen, who had previously... Read more