Like Vendini, Inc.

closed 5/22/2019 via GlobeNewswire

AudienceView, acquired Vendini, Inc.

synopsis: AudienceView, a world leader in e-commerce software for events and entertainment organizations, has acquired Vendini, a leading all-in-one ticketing and box office management company. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
buyer: AudienceView
AudienceView is a leading provider of solutions that empower the business of live entertainment through innovative technology, popular media brands and a comprehensive partner ecosystem. "
target: Vendini, Inc.
At Vendini, their mission is to make the business of live events simple with a complete event management platform that protects the customer’s brand. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
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closed 5/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Ticket Evolution, acquired Ticket Vision

synopsis: Ticket Evolution, a leading technology companies servicing professional sellers of live event tickets, announced that they have acquired the Ticket Vision auto-pricing software application. Ticket Vision gives ticket sellers the control, data and consistency needed to succeed.
buyer: Ticket Evolution
Ticket Evolution is based in New York City and Scottsdale, Arizona. The company’s online B2B exchange is a hub for professional ticket resellers to buy and resell sports, concert and theater tickets. "
target: Ticket Vision
Ticket Vision is a powerful auto-pricing software application that is tailored to serve the needs of professional ticket sellers. Ticket Vision gives ticket sellers the control, data and consistency needed to succeed.
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announced 3/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

HUMBL, Inc., will acquire Tickeri, Inc.

synopsis: HUMBL, Inc., a social payments, merchant and reviews platform, will acquire Tickeri, Inc., a ticketing, live events and box office SaaS platform. Tickeri features Latin events and artists throughout the US, Latin America, and the Caribbean corridor. Their platform helps over 1,000,000 music fans to obtain tickets for their favorite artists.
buyer: HUMBL, Inc. (OTCPK:TSNP.D:$0.60)
HUMBL is a social payments, merchant and reviews platform. HUMBL connects consumers and merchants in the digital economy. HUMBL Pay is a mobile app that delivers seamless global transactions. Their HUMBL Marketplace platform connects customers and merchants online. "
target: Tickeri, Inc.
Tickeri is a leading ticketing, live events and box office SaaS platform. Tickeri features Latin events and artists throughout the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean corridor. Their platform helps over 1,000,000 music fans to obtain tickets for their favorite artists.
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announced 10/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Medigus, will acquire Eventer

synopsis: Medigus Ltd., an Israeli medical device company, will acquire a 50.1% stake in Eventer Technologies Ltd., an automated online & offline enterprise ticketing and events platform in Israel. Eventer helps clients to maximize their ticket sales. The platform allows consumers to buy tickets for events about sex, sports, life, film, photography and more.
buyer: Medigus (TASE:MDGS:$0.20)
Medigus is an Israeli medical device company. Medigus specializes in developing minimally invasive endosurgical tools and highly innovative imaging solutions. Their MUSE system is a comprehensive endoscopic device for treating GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). "
target: Eventer
Eventer is an automated online & offline enterprise ticketing and events platform in Israel. Eventer helps clients to maximize their ticket sales without consuming their time or resources. The platform allows consumers to buy tickets for events about sex, sports, life, film, photography and more.
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closed 9/24/2020 via BusinessWire

Vector Capital, acquired Patron Technology

synopsis: Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, has acquired Patron Technology, a premier event technology platform. Patron offers a full-suite of event technology solutions for live, virtual, and hybrid events designed to transform the attendee experience.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. With over $4 billion of capital under management, Vector actively partners with management teams to devise and execute new financial and business strategies. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Patron Technology
Patron Technology helps live event organizers create better experiences for their attendees and deeper relationships with their sponsors through a complete, data-driven event technology solution. Event organizers use Patron Technology for ticketing, marketing, fan engagement, CRM, and more.
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closed 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Evvnt, acquired Geotix Network, Inc.

synopsis: US-based events marketing automation specialist, Evvnt Inc, has announced the acquisition of Geotix, the software-as-a-service SaaS based event ticketing platform. From local event promotion and local social media posts to event syndication across the network Geotix increases event exposure.
buyer: Evvnt (EB:$294.56)
Evvnt is a dynamic event marketing automation platform which syndicates events’ content to multiple event listing sites and calendars as a service. Evvnt provides ticketing, syndication, print, social, and email marketing services, while helping consumers find high quality, local events. "
target: Geotix Network, Inc.
Geotix is a provider of SaaS ticketing solutions that generate new, non-advertising revenue streams for media companies through local event discovery to ticket purchase. From local event promotion and local social media posts to event syndication across the network Geotix increases event exposure.
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closed 3/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Price Chopper Inc., purchased Glownet Inc. from Glownet Limited

synopsis: Orlando, FL-based Price Chopper Inc. has announced the acquisition of Glownet Inc., the United States-based subsidiary of United Kingdom-based Glownet Limited. Glownet is the global pioneer in event Payments and Access Control. Glownet has successfully delivered their SaaS-platform at over 1000 events in 40 different countries.
buyer: Price Chopper Inc.
Established in 1997, Price Chopper is a manufacturer of wristbands and ID solutions. A privately owned family company, the organization boasts an extensive client list of over 15,000 global corporations. "
seller: Glownet Limited
Glownet Inc. is the New York-based subsidiary of Glownet Limited. Glownet is the global pioneer in event Payments and Access Control. Glownet has successfully delivered their SaaS-platform at over 1000 events in 40 different countries.
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closed 2/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Altice Portugal, acquired Blueticket S.A.

synopsis: Altice Portugal has acquired Blueticket, one of the largest online ticketing platforms in the country. Based in Lisbon, Blueticket provides clients, promoters, and organizers with a complete process from A to Z, from ticket sales to access control at any venue, using real-time management indicators.
buyer parent: Altice N.V.
buyer: Altice Portugal
Altice Portugal, a wholly owned subsidiary of Altice Group, is a leading multinational telecommunications service provider. The company's activity covers all segments of the telecommunications sector: fixed, mobile, multimedia, data, and business solutions. "
target: Blueticket S.A.
Blueticket is an online ticketing operator based in Portugal. Through its eTicketing platform, Blueticket provides clients, promoters, and organizers with a complete process from A to Z, from ticket sales to access control at any venue, using real-time management indicators.
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closed 1/22/2020 via PR Web

Patron Technology, acquired GrowTix, LLC

synopsis: Patron Technology, the industry-leading live event technology company, announced it has acquired GrowTix, the Salt Lake City based ticketing and registration company with a large clientele in the convention and fandom event space.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology helps live event organizers create better experiences for their attendees and deeper relationships with their sponsors through a complete, data-driven event technology solution. Event organizers use Patron Technology for ticketing, marketing, fan engagement, CRM, and more. "
target: GrowTix, LLC
GrowTix is a fully integrated suite of ticketing and registration solutions designed for comic conventions, home shows, and a wide variety of business conventions. The GrowTix solutions include digital and physical ticketing, seat reservations, program scheduling, exhibitor booth sales, and more.
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closed 11/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Etix, Inc., acquired TicketForce, LLC

synopsis: Etix, an international ticketing solutions provider to more than 2,000 clients in 40 countries, announced that it has acquired Arizona-based TicketForce. TicketForce utilizes a powerful web-based ticketing system to provide venues, promoters, and festivals, with a fully-customizable solution for full-service ticketing and box office management.
buyer: Etix, Inc.
Etix is in an international, web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment, travel and sports industries. Etix provides flexible and secure online and box office ticketing solutions, integrated digital marketing services, and robust e-commerce fulfillment to event companies. "
target: TicketForce, LLC
TicketForce utilizes a powerful web-based ticketing system to provide venues, promoters, festivals, arenas and civic centers with a fully-customizable solution for full-service ticketing and box office management.
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closed 8/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Festicket, acquired Event Genius & Ticket Arena

synopsis: The UK-based festival booking platform Festicket has acquired UK’s ticketing and point-of-sale platform Event Genius, as well as its consumer-facing brand Ticket Arena. Ticket Arena provides consumers and gig-promoters with a better way to buy and sell tickets online.
buyer: Festicket
Festicket is an innovative website that packages together festival tickets with travel, accommodation and add-ons to create complete festival trips that can be booked in one click. "
target: Event Genius & Ticket Arena
Event Genius provides solutions to event organizers with online ticket sales, POS Software, ticket scanning, seat reservations, and marketing. Ticket Arena provides consumers and gig-promoters with a better way to buy and sell tickets online.
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closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Tiki Corporation, acquired TicketBox Co. Ltd.

synopsis: Vietnam’s leading e-commerce company Tiki.vn has acquired Ticketbox, a local online ticketing platform. Ticketbox works with various events, ranging from business events to large-scale concerts and has been investing in Big Data and Machine Learning for event organisers and producers to have a deeper understanding of their audience’s interests.
buyer: Tiki Corporation
Tiki is Vietnam's fastest and most trusted B2C e-commerce platform, across all categories. As a leading technology company, Tiki focuses on the customer experience with TikiNOW, a service offering two hour delivery, 30-day free exchange, and discounts on products for members. "
target: TicketBox Co. Ltd.
Ticketbox is a leading online event management and ticketing system in Vietnam. Ticketbox's management system helps event organizers eliminate the risk of loss in ticket management to ensure events are financed and also help collect customer information for following promotional campaigns.
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closed 7/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Patron Technology, acquired Ticketbooth

synopsis: Patron Technology, an integrated ticketing solutions company, has acquired Ticketbooth, the easy way to sell tickets online. Their event ticketing system gives organizers and promoters access to the best ticket management software which enables users to collect online payments, track ticket sales, intelligence reporting and more - all in one place.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology enables live event organizers to create better, more customized experiences for their ticket buyers and deeper, more profitable relationships with their sponsors through an integrated, industry-leading event technology solution. "
target: Ticketbooth
Ticketbooth is the easy way to sell tickets online. Their event ticketing system gives organizers and promoters access to the best ticket management software which enables users to collect online payments, track ticket sales, intelligence reporting and more - all in one place.
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closed 3/28/2019 via PE Hub

ClearCourse Partnership LLP, acquired Circdata Limited

synopsis: ClearCourse Partnership LLP, a group of innovative technology companies providing membership software and services, announces its acquisition of Circdata, a leading provider of event technology. Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Newbury, Circdata provides software solutions to many of the world’s largest exhibition and conference organisers.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: ClearCourse Partnership LLP
ClearCourse Partnership LLP is a new partnership of innovative technology companies providing membership software and services to groups, organisations and businesses. ClearCourse is backed by Aquiline Capital Partners. "
target: Circdata Limited
Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Newbury, Circdata provides software solutions to many of the world’s largest exhibition and conference organisers. Its proprietary software platform, Fusion, offers exhibitor management, visitor registration, ticket sales and subscriptions.
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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Oztix, acquired PleezPay Pty Ltd

synopsis: Australian ticketing agency Oztix have announced the acquisition of event technology platform PleezPay. PleezPay provides registration, ticketing, & fundraising in one platform.
buyer: Oztix
Oztix is Australia’s largest independent ticketing company. Oztix sells and distributes tickets nationally for hundreds of clients online, through their national Call Centre and via a national network of retail outlets. "
target: PleezPay Pty Ltd
PleezPay is an event technology platform based in Australia. PleezPay uses their technology to extend the thrill of the event experience for customers. PleezPay provides registration, ticketing, & fundraising in one platform.
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closed 5/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Entertainment Benefits Group, LLC, acquired TicketOS

synopsis: TicketOS, a developer of a software platform that helps organizations automate the management of such entertainment assets as corporate entertainment suite inventory, entertainment and sports tickets, corporate hospitality, and other assets, was acquired by Entertainment Benefits Group (EBG). EBG is a provider of technology to power B2B and B2C.
buyer: Entertainment Benefits Group, LLC
Entertainment Benefits Group (EBG) is a technology company that powers a network of leading B2B and B2C platforms, providing leading brands in entertainment, sports and travel with incremental distribution opportunities. "
target parent: TickPick
target: TicketOS
TicketOS is a developer of a software platform that helps organizations automate the management of such entertainment assets as corporate entertainment suite inventory, entertainment and sports tickets, corporate hospitality, and other assets.
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closed 2/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sergey Solonin, acquired TimePad LLC

synopsis: Co-founder of Qiwi, Sergey Solonin, bought 100% of ticket sales and event management, Timepad. TimePad is a web-based service for event organizers. TimePad provides event management, on-line registrations and ticketing, event promotion, check-in and more.
buyer: Sergey Solonin
Sergey Solonin is the founder and CEO of Qiwi. Qiwi is a leading provider of next generation payment services in Russia and the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States). "
target: TimePad LLC
TimePad, based in Russia, is a web-based service for event organizers. TimePad provides event management, on-line registrations and ticketing, event promotion, check-in and more.
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closed 12/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Etix, Inc., acquired Interactive Ticketing Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Etix, an international ticketing solutions provider, announced the growth acquisition of ticketing software company, Based in Seattle, Washington, Interactive Ticketing has built a boutique ticketing system around state-of-the-art marketing tools, reporting features and wireless capabilities drawing a strong client base.
buyer: Etix, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Etix is an international, web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment industry, processing more than 50 million tickets per year in 40 countries. Their mission is to provide superior ticketing, marketing and service solutions for their clients and their customers. "
target: Interactive Ticketing Solutions, Inc.
Based in Seattle, Washington, Interactive Ticketing has built a boutique ticketing system around state-of-the-art marketing tools, reporting features and wireless capabilities drawing a strong client base in amusement parks, consumer shows, fairs, expos and more.
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closed 10/16/2017 via BusinessWire

Patron Technology, acquired SeatAdvisor

synopsis: Patron Technology announced it has acquired SeatAdvisor, Inc., a global ticketing software company. Patron Technology is a portfolio company of Providence Strategic Growth, the growth equity affiliate of Providence Equity. SeatAdvisor provides an affordable, efficient, and powerful enterprise-level ticketing solution called SABO.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology provides innovative and industry-leading technology that enables its customers to create deeper and more profitable relationships with their ticket buyers, fans, and supporters. Patron Technology is building a platform that addresses other sectors of the ticketing & CRM market. "
target: SeatAdvisor
SeatAdvisor, Inc. is a global ticketing software company dedicated to providing businesses, organizations, and venues with an affordable, efficient, and powerful enterprise-level ticketing solution called SABO. SABO is used by thousands of venues worldwide.
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closed 9/28/2017 via Market Wire

DoubleDutch, acquired Eventgrid

synopsis: DoubleDutch, the leading Live Engagement Marketing platform, announced the acquisition of event registration provider Eventgrid. Eventgrid is an easy way to set up online registration and ticketing for conferences, seminars, concerts, tours and festivals. Its suite of tools helps event managers manage the entire event from a single platform.
buyer: DoubleDutch
DoubleDutch's mission is to unlock the business value of human connections by bringing the power of digital to live experiences. The DoubleDutch Live Engagement Platform powers events, conferences, and trade shows for more than 1,700 customers including Akamai, LinkedIn, BlackRock, Novartis and UBM."
target: Eventgrid
Eventgrid is an easy way to set up online registration and ticketing for conferences, seminars, concerts, tours and festivals. Its suite of tools provides event managers and marketers the ability to manage all of the elements of their events from a single platform.
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closed 5/22/2019 via GlobeNewswire

AudienceView, acquired Vendini, Inc.

synopsis: AudienceView, a world leader in e-commerce software for events and entertainment organizations, has acquired Vendini, a leading all-in-one ticketing and box office management company. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
buyer: AudienceView
AudienceView is a leading provider of solutions that empower the business of live entertainment through innovative technology, popular media brands and a comprehensive partner ecosystem. "
target: Vendini, Inc.
At Vendini, their mission is to make the business of live events simple with a complete event management platform that protects the customer’s brand. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
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closed 9/13/2018 via BusinessWire

Vendini, Inc., acquired Boxxo

synopsis: Vendini, the company that makes the business of live events simple, announced that it has acquired Boxxo, Quebec’s leading ticketing software company. Boxxo has been helping arts organizations in Quebec sell tickets for more than 15 years. It currently serves many theaters, cultural, sports and leisure organizations.
buyer: Vendini, Inc.
At Vendini, their mission is to make the business of live events simple with a complete event management platform that protects the customer’s brand. Their all-in-one system to help venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue. "
target: Boxxo
Based in Quebec, Boxxo is the leading ticketing software company. Boxxo solutions have been created to be practical and comprehensive management tools for the day-to-day ticketing operations, as well as marketing, communications, accounting and administration purposes.
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closed 7/15/2016 via PR Newswire

Vendini, Inc., acquired CHARGED.fm

synopsis: Vendini, the company that makes the business of live events simple with industry-leading software and services, announced that it has acquired the team from CHARGED.fm, the company that offered a state-of-the-art ticketing system for its customers, as well as website and app that housed both primary and secondary ticketing markets for patrons.
buyer: Vendini, Inc.
Vendini provides dependable and easy-to-use ticketing, marketing, and fundraising solutions to any-sized organization. Top music and arts venues, festivals, and sports centers use Vendini's all-in-one solution for event promotion, ticket sales, box office management and event logistics. "
target: CHARGED.fm
CHARGED.fm offers a state-of-the-art ticketing system for its customers, as well as website and app that housed both primary and secondary ticketing markets for patrons.
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announced 12/7/2015 via BusinessWire

Vendini, Inc., will purchase consumer ticketing assets from Cvent, Inc.

synopsis: Cvent, Inc., a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, announced the sale of its consumer ticketing assets to Vendini, Inc., a San Francisco based consumer ticketing company. The divestiture includes the consumer ticketing line of solutions as well as the customer contracts, technology, and intellectual property.
buyer: Vendini, Inc.
Vendini makes the business of live events simple. Top music and arts venues, festivals, and sports centers use Vendini's all-in-one solution for event promotion, ticket sales, website management, box office management and event logistics. Vendini is headquartered in San Francisco. "
seller: Cvent, Inc. (CVT:$219.51)
Cvent, Inc. is a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, with more than 14,000 customers worldwide. The divestiture includes the consumer ticketing line of solutions as well as the customer contracts, technology, and intellectual property.
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closed 9/9/2014 via Market Wire

Vendini, Inc., acquired In Ticketing

synopsis: Vendini, the company that makes the business of live events simple, announced the acquisition of In Ticketing, one of the early pioneers in concert and festival ticketing software. This acquisition will broaden Vendini's solution with market-proven mobile and social ticketing technology developed by In Ticketing over the past decade.
buyer: Vendini, Inc.
Vendini makes the business of live events simple. Top music and arts venues, festivals, and sports centers use Vendini's all-in-one solution for event promotion, ticket sales, website management, box office management and event logistics. Vendini is headquartered in San Francisco. "
target: In Ticketing
In Ticketing provides online and box office ticketing for venues, promoters, and festivals such as Great American Music Hall in San Francisco. In Ticketing innovations include the InHand Mobile Box office, ScalperGuard fraud prevention/risk management suite and a high-demand ticket lottery platform.
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Vendini, Inc., will acquire Dataflow Enterprises, Inc.

synopsis: Vendini, the leading cloud based ticketing company in the nation, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dataflow Workspace, the flagship software product from Dataflow Enterprises, a leading provider of software that manages the logistics of music festivals and other events.
buyer: Vendini, Inc.
Vendini provides dependable and easy-to-use ticketing, marketing, and fundraising solutions to any-sized organization. Everything is in one place. Customers can access the system from anywhere at any time. Plus, it's an all-inclusive system. Everyone gets access to every feature for one low price. "
target: Dataflow Enterprises, Inc.
Dataflow Enterprises is a leading provider of software that manages the logistics of music festivals and other events.
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closed 10/2/2019 via GlobeNewswire

AudienceView, acquired UniversityTickets

synopsis: AudienceView, a world leader in e-commerce software for events and entertainment organizations, has acquired New York-based UniversityTickets, a ticketing and event management solution built specifically for higher education campuses and college athletics.
buyer: AudienceView
AudienceView is a leading SaaS provider of solutions that empower the business of live entertainment through innovative technology, popular consumer brands and a comprehensive partner ecosystem. They drive attendee engagement, grow revenue and enable operational efficiencies. "
target: UniversityTickets
UniversityTickets is the world's leading provider of ticketing services for Colleges and Universities. The platform is cloud-based, mobile-friendly and fully integrated with campus information systems, campus ID cards and campus financial management systems.
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closed 5/22/2019 via GlobeNewswire

AudienceView, acquired Vendini, Inc.

synopsis: AudienceView, a world leader in e-commerce software for events and entertainment organizations, has acquired Vendini, a leading all-in-one ticketing and box office management company. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
buyer: AudienceView
AudienceView is a leading provider of solutions that empower the business of live entertainment through innovative technology, popular media brands and a comprehensive partner ecosystem. "
target: Vendini, Inc.
At Vendini, their mission is to make the business of live events simple with a complete event management platform that protects the customer’s brand. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
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closed 7/11/2017 via Company Press Release

AudienceView, acquired TheaterMania.com

synopsis: AudienceView has acquired TheaterMania, including its OvationTix Software as a Service product as well as the TheaterMania.com and WhatsOnStage media brands. TheaterMania connects the theater industry with a mass consumer audience through comprehensive listings, news, reviews, interviews and video content, as well as through its ticketing system.
buyer: AudienceView
AudienceView is a complete entertainment business solutions provider. Their innovative and engaging software helps deliver exceptional in-venue and online customer experiences. Their self-serve, e-commerce, ticketing and events management portals enable success for events of all sizes or types. "
target: TheaterMania.com
Founded in 1999 to connect the theater industry with a mass consumer audience, TheaterMania features comprehensive listings, news, reviews, interviews and video content. TheaterMania also provides online marketing programs and ticketing services through its proprietary ticketing system, OvationTix.
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closed 5/22/2019 via GlobeNewswire

AudienceView, acquired Vendini, Inc.

synopsis: AudienceView, a world leader in e-commerce software for events and entertainment organizations, has acquired Vendini, a leading all-in-one ticketing and box office management company. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
buyer: AudienceView
AudienceView is a leading provider of solutions that empower the business of live entertainment through innovative technology, popular media brands and a comprehensive partner ecosystem. "
target: Vendini, Inc.
At Vendini, their mission is to make the business of live events simple with a complete event management platform that protects the customer’s brand. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
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closed 9/24/2020 via BusinessWire

Vector Capital, acquired Patron Technology

synopsis: Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, has acquired Patron Technology, a premier event technology platform. Patron offers a full-suite of event technology solutions for live, virtual, and hybrid events designed to transform the attendee experience.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. With over $4 billion of capital under management, Vector actively partners with management teams to devise and execute new financial and business strategies. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Patron Technology
Patron Technology helps live event organizers create better experiences for their attendees and deeper relationships with their sponsors through a complete, data-driven event technology solution. Event organizers use Patron Technology for ticketing, marketing, fan engagement, CRM, and more.
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Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Rival

synopsis: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., an American ticket sales and distribution company, has acquired Rival, a ticketing startup run by former Ticketmaster CEO, Nathan Hubbard. Rival's powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is an American ticket sales and distribution company based in Beverly Hills, California with operations in many countries around the world. In 2010 it merged with Live Nation under the name Live Nation Entertainment. "
target: Rival
Rival is a technology company, not a traditional ticketing provider. Their powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
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Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired PatronManager, LLC

synopsis: Patron Technology (PatronManager) announced a strategic majority investment by Providence Strategic Growth. Patron aims to revolutionize the arts and entertainment industry through its cloud-based CRM solution, PatronManager, which seamlessly integrates box office ticketing, marketing and fundraising.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier, global asset management firm with $50 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Since the firm's inception in 1989, Providence has invested in more than 160 companies. "
target: PatronManager, LLC
Patron aims to revolutionize the arts and entertainment industry through its cloud-based CRM solution, PatronManager, which seamlessly integrates box office ticketing, marketing and fundraising.
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closed 7/11/2017 via Company Press Release

AudienceView, acquired TheaterMania.com

synopsis: AudienceView has acquired TheaterMania, including its OvationTix Software as a Service product as well as the TheaterMania.com and WhatsOnStage media brands. TheaterMania connects the theater industry with a mass consumer audience through comprehensive listings, news, reviews, interviews and video content, as well as through its ticketing system.
buyer: AudienceView
AudienceView is a complete entertainment business solutions provider. Their innovative and engaging software helps deliver exceptional in-venue and online customer experiences. Their self-serve, e-commerce, ticketing and events management portals enable success for events of all sizes or types. "
target: TheaterMania.com
Founded in 1999 to connect the theater industry with a mass consumer audience, TheaterMania features comprehensive listings, news, reviews, interviews and video content. TheaterMania also provides online marketing programs and ticketing services through its proprietary ticketing system, OvationTix.
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announced 6/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Learfield Communications, Inc., will acquire Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement

synopsis: Leading college sports marketer, Learfield, announces the acquisition of the Spectra’s Ticketing & Fan Engagement division from Comcast Spectacor. Learfield also announced that the company, a leader in providing ticketing, fundraising, marketing and analytics solutions to athletic and entertainment events, will once again be known as Paciolan.
buyer parent: Atairos Group, Inc.
buyer: Learfield Communications, Inc.
Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors' Cup."
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement
Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan) division is a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions with over 37 years of experience serving more than 500 live entertainment organizations.
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closed 7/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Tickethour SA

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. company, has announced its acquisition of sports ticketing provider, the Tickethour Group. Specialising in event, entertainment and sports ticketing technology, Tickethour distributes over 8.5 million tickets per year on behalf of more than 65 clients.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Tickethour SA
Tickethour provides flexible ticketing software. Their technology ensures that every client that they work with gets the solution they need, whatever the event. Their high-quality service and user-friendly ticketing systems put the customer first, making it easy for them to book the seats they want.
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announced 1/31/2013 via PR Newswire

SAP AG, will acquire Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: SAP AG announced plans to acquire Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG, a provider of ticketing solutions and niche customer relationship management software for sports and entertainment promoters. The move paves the way for SAP to offer enhanced solutions to help promoters, venues and teams market events over the Internet and better support arena management.
buyer: SAP AG (SAP:$32,136.42)
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently. "
target: Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG
Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG provides solutions for ticketing. The solution allows venues and event promoters of any size to ticket and market a full range of events on the Web. Ticket-Web is established in Europe with its main product, ENTREE-tickets, an online ticketing service.
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closed 1/10/2008 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster, acquired Paciolan

synopsis: Ticketmaster, the world's leading ticketing company and an operating business of IAC announced the company today completed its previously announced acquisition of Paciolan, a ticketing software provider based in Irvine, CA.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ticketmaster (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: Paciolan
Paciolan is a leading ticketing services and software provider that offers ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions for clients across North America. Paciolan provides a wholly integrated infrastructure that puts venues in direct control of their customer relationships.
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closed 4/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Convertkit, acquired Fan Bridge

synopsis: Email marketing company ConvertKit has acquired FanBridge, a fan relationship management platform geared towards musicians. The acquisition of FanBridge will bring over 1,000 artists to ConvertKit’s platform and add 25 million engaged subscribers to its ledger, increasing the reach of the combined company to over 130 million people every month.
buyer: Convertkit
ConvertKit helps online creators find their audience, turn them into fans, and earn a living with audience building and email marketing software. ConvertKit's software lets users manage their email marketing, create custom landing pages, access tools for ecommerce, design custom emails, and more. "
target: Fan Bridge
FanBridge is a leading Fan Audience CRM platform for managing fan acquisition, retention, and engagement. Their clients include the world's largest brands, premium content producers, influencers from music, sports, film, television, comedy and publishing, and YouTube channel producers.
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closed 2/27/2020 via Company Press Release

CM Telecom, acquired Global Ticket B.V.

synopsis: Netherlands-based CM.com, the worldwide Conversational Commerce platform, has acquired Global Ticket. Headquartered in Amsterdam, Global Ticket is an international ticketing company and market leader in the field of e-ticket solutions. With the acquisition of Global Ticket, CM.com can provide services to all segments of the ticket market.
buyer: CM Telecom (ENXTAM:CMCOM:$167.32)
Netherlands-based CM is a communication platform with a portfolio of messaging channels, interactive voice solutions, and innovative payment solutions combined on a single platform. CM offers expertise in mobile solutions, Web API, Bulk & Premium SMS, Push Messages, Mobile internet, and more. "
target: Global Ticket B.V.
Global Ticket is a Netherlands based market leader in the field of e-ticket solutions. The company provides a complete online ticketing service for museums, theme parks, and zoos, as well as a user-friendly ticket sales interface that offers ease of use for customers when purchasing tickets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
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0.0x
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closed 9/20/2019 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired deltaDNA

synopsis: Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, has acquired deltaDNA, a leader in games LiveOps management. Under the terms of the acquisition, deltaDNA will continue to operate as a separate entity, providing its engine agnostic player lifetime management tools to developers worldwide.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,015.00)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: deltaDNA
UK-based deltaDNA provides powerful Customer Relationship Management technology and expert consultancy for game-makers using data to manage the whole game economy. They supply the tools and insights needed to optimize games, for individual players, in real-time.
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closed 8/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Dynasty Sports and Entertainment, acquired The Ticket Group

synopsis: Dynasty Sports and Entertainment has acquired The Ticket Group, a yield management and distribution platform focused in the $26B live entertainment ticketing industry, allowing professional sports teams and venues to distribute their tickets to the right people, at the right price, and at the right time.
buyer: Dynasty Sports and Entertainment
Dynasty Sports and Entertainment is the largest technology and services provider dedicated to helping content holders and professional sellers automate the ingestion, pricing, distribution and fulfillment of tickets to live events, empowering them to maximize their revenue. "
target: The Ticket Group
Founded in 2007, The Ticket Group is a yield management and distribution platform focused in the $26B live entertainment ticketing industry, allowing professional sports teams and venues to distribute their tickets to the right people, at the right price, and at the right time.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lightstream, Inc., acquired GameWisp

synopsis: Lightstream, an innovator in live streaming technology, has acquired Gamewisp, a monetisation platform for streamers. Gamewisp provides subscription tools that make it easy for streamers to engage and reward their subscribers. Their platform enable streamers to create up to 6 fully customizable subscription tiers and manage subscription benefits.
buyer: Lightstream, Inc.
Lightstream is a Chicago-based startup built with a true passion for live video production, gaming and supporting the explosive growth of creators and their communities. Its cloud-based technology and products transform difficult technical hurdles into streamlined workflows. "
target: GameWisp
Gamewisp is a monetisation platform for streamers. Gamewisp provides subscription tools that make it easy for streamers to engage and reward their subscribers. Their platform enable streamers to create up to 6 fully customizable subscription tiers and manage subscription benefits.
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closed 4/13/2019 via BusinessWire

Nadavon Capital Partners, acquired Clubspeed

synopsis: Nadavon Capital Partners, a specialty investment firm focusing on high-growth software and financial technology companies, has increased its investment in Clubspeed, the leading global software solution for go karting tracks, race tracks, trampoline parks, and family entertainment centers, where it will acquire a majority stake.
buyer: Nadavon Capital Partners
Based in Newport Beach, California, Nadavon Capital Partners is a specialty investment firm focusing on high-growth software and financial technology companies. "
target: Clubspeed
Clubspeed has the world's leading cloud-based software for activity centers, revolutionizing the way venue owners and managers run their businesses every day.
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closed 4/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Hagerty, acquired MotorsportReg

synopsis: Hagerty, an automotive lifestyle brand dedicated to the love and protection of driving, has acquired MotorsportReg.com, North America's largest motorsport membership, licensing and event online management system. MotorsportReg.com helps automate tasks, improve accuracy and grow participation.
buyer: Hagerty
Hagerty is a worldwide automotive brand dedicated to the love of driving. They are the world's largest specialty insurance provider for classic vehicles of all kinds. Hagerty, the magazine, is among the highest circulation car magazines in the country. "
target: MotorsportReg
MotorsportReg.com is North America's largest motorsport membership, licensing and event online management system. MotorsportReg.com helps automate tasks, improve accuracy and grow participation. It is used by more than 1,300 clubs, racetracks and sanctioning bodies to manage 40,000 events.
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closed 3/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Jonas Software, acquired Green 4 Solutions

synopsis: Jonas Software is pleased to announce the acquisition of Green 4 Solutions Ltd., a leading provider of CRM, ticketing and data driven marketing solutions to both the sport and recreational leisure sectors. Green 4 specialises in providing sports and leisure businesses with a CRM driven approach to ticketing and customer engagement. 
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Jonas Software
Jonas Software operates independently managed software brands around the world, providing them with the strategic guidance and financial security required to be leaders in their respective markets. They supply industry leading enterprise management software & related services to 20 vertical markets."
target: Green 4 Solutions
Green 4 specialises in providing sports and leisure businesses with a CRM driven approach to ticketing and customer engagement. Built on Microsoft Dynamics CRM, “Go” is a single platform solution that helps organisations create fantastic relationships with their customers.
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closed 2/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sportech, acquired LOT.TO Systems Limited

synopsis: Sportech, an international betting technology business, has acquired LOT.TO, a UK-based company that builds, operates and licenses exciting online lottery games and powerful software. LOT.TO's products include lottery and betting games and cloud-based player management systems.
buyer: Sportech (GB:SPO:$83.26)
Sportech is an international betting technology business. Sportech provides technology solutions for gaming companies, sports teams, and racetracks. Their systems handle $12 billion in bets every year for customers in 37 countries. Sportech also owns and operates gaming venues in the USA. "
target: LOT.TO Systems Limited
LOT.TO is a UK-based company that builds, operates and licenses exciting online lottery games and powerful software. LOT.TO's products include lottery and betting games and cloud-based player management systems. LOT.TO aims to make lottery games and mobile lotto solutions more accessible.
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closed 10/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Patron Technology, acquired Marcato

synopsis: Patron Technology, an industry-leading live event technology company, announced today it has acquired Marcato, a global provider of event logistics software. Marcato specializes in the creation and development of web-based management solutions designed to maximize efficiency in the live event industry.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology provides integrated, industry-leading technology that enables live event organizers to create deeper and more profitable relationships with their ticket buyers, fans, & supporters. Event organizers use these products for CRM, ticketing, marketing, fan engagement, & data management."
target: Marcato
Marcato is an innovative Canadian company that specializes in the creation and development of web-based management solutions designed to maximize efficiency in the live event industry.
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closed 5/23/2018 via Company Press Release

TrekkSoft, acquired DigiTickets

synopsis: TrekkSoft, a Swiss-based company that provides booking and reservation solutions, has acquired DigiTickets, a company in the UK that provides ticketing, EPOS and membership solutions for visitor attractions and event venues. DigiTickets' solutions allows businesses to maximize their online revenues and streamline their ticket redemption.
buyer: TrekkSoft
TrekkSoft is a Swiss-based company that provides an online booking and reservation solution for activity providers, tour operators, travel agents, and tourist offices. Their software allows businesses to build a booking-optimized website, manage their business on-the-go, and boost their marketing. "
target: DigiTickets
DigiTickets is a company in the UK that provides ticketing, EPOS and membership solutions for visitor attractions and event venues. DigiTickets' solutions allows businesses to maximize their online revenues, streamline their ticket redemption, enhance visitor experience, and improve operations.
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