A crowdfunding round for face value ticket reseller Twickets has closed having surpassed £1.2 million – more than £500,000 over its initial target. The company exceeded its £700,000 target after just 32 days on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs, attracting high-profile investors such as tennis star Andy Murray and Closer Artists, which represents acts such as […]
“We’ve had false dawns on secondary ticketing before. But we’re now on the cusp of change.” Click here to read the article.
Adele has appointed face value ticket platform Twickets as official resale partner for her Wembley Stadium concerts. Tickets for Adele’s four Wembley dates next year went on sale in two batches – on December 2 and December 9, with the two additional dates selling out this morning. The Twickets link-up, which bids to curb online […]
The UK promoter is the latest to join forces with Twickets, directing MyTicket.co.uk customers to the face-value resale site for sold-out shows. MyTicket.co.uk, the in-house UK ticket agency for promoter Kilimanjaro Live and parent company Deutsche Entertainment AG (DEAG), has become the latest company to sign a partnership with face-value ticket exchange Twickets. The deal […]
In an interview with the lead singer of You Me At Six on the Daily Politics, Twickets is cited as the solution to the rip off secondary ticketing platforms that are so deeply frustrating both fans and industry.
On Friday afternoon, Twickets supporter and investor Marcus Russell (manager of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds) featured during Radcliffe and Maconie’s BBC 6 Music news item on the issues surrounding secondary ticketing. Russell suggested Twickets as a key solution to the problem, ‘We do recognise that some people who buy tickets simply can’t go to […]
Twickets has won first prize for “Most Effective Entertainment Campaign” at the prestigious Mobile Marketing Awards.
It’s been a busy few days at Twickets HQ. High profile acts Pixies, The Fratellis, Bear’s Den and Tom Chaplin have all moved to partner with Twickets in response to the ever-increasing issue of professional ticket touting. They join other well known names including Adele, Mumford & Sons, Catfish & The Bottlemen and Massive Attack […]
“Fans of Catfish and the Bottlemen vented their anger at the ticket resale company Viagogo after they were turned away from the band’s Wembley Arena gig…one of the UK’s most popular live bands, the Brit award-winning Catfish have taken a stand against secondary ticketing after finding tickets being listed at hugely inflated prices within seconds […]
Twickets investor Ian McAndrew, CEO and founder of Wildlife Entertainment, and You Me At Six singer Josh Franceschi both appeared in front of the Culture, Media & Sports Committee at the House Of Commons today to discuss the detrimental effect of ticket touting and ticket harvesting ‘bots’ on the entertainment industry. When asked if there […]