Marketplaces | Fund: MDV IX | Acquired by: Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE:P)
Ticketfly is a technology company reimagining the live event experience for promoters and fans. Its powerful ticketing, digital marketing, and analytics tools help promoters book top talent, sell more tickets, and increase in-venue revenue, while its consumer tools help fans have a better event-going experience. The company was founded in 2008 by Andrew Dreskin, co-founder of TicketWeb, the first company to ever sell tickets online. Since then, over 1,100 leading venues and promoters have partnered with Ticketfly to power their events, including Merriweather Post Pavilion, the Brooklyn Bowl, Pitchfork Music Festival, and Burning Man. In 2015, Ticketfly was named one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies in Music”. Ticketfly is based in San Francisco.