Seatwave triumphs as this year's
leading entrepreneurial tech and media company
LONDON, 7 September 2009:
Seatwave, Europe's leading fan-to-fan ticket exchange (1.5
million unique visitors - comScore, July 2009), has today been
named the number one Tech Media 100 Company for 2009.
Seatwave, which allows fans to buy and sell music, sport and
theatre tickets, has seen its revenue rise 2,203% in the past three
Europe-Unlimited, Europe's leading organisers for investors and
technology companies, reveals today's Tech Media Invest Top 100
list in association with The Guardian, PricewaterhouseCoopers and
Kemp Little. Seatwave emerged in the number one spot of a list of
the 100 hottest emerging and most innovative companies in the ever
converging tech and media industries.
This triumph comes as comScore's market statistics for June
confirmed that Seatwave is the leading ticket marketplace across
Europe as a whole and within each of the six territories it
operates - UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and the Netherlands
(comScore, June 2009).
2009 has been a triumphant year for Seatwave with the company
dominating the Awards scene. An earlier win at the 2009 Fast Growth
Business Awards unveiled Seatwave as Online Business of the Year
and Angel or VC-backed Business of the Year, in addition to being
named Europe's Fastest Growing Digital Company at the 2009 Media
Commenting on the company's success, Joe Cohen, Founder and CEO
of Seatwave, said:
"We're thrilled to be named the number one Tech Media Invest
company of the year. 2009 has been another triumphant year for
SeatwaveOur growth across Europe is proof that our focus on fans
and our unwavering commitment to providing a safe and secure ticket
marketplace is the right way to go.
We strive to provide a great service to our buyers and sellers
and we're honoured to be recognised for the service we offer. "