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The Madrid-based ticketing platform sold 5.2m tickets last year, bringing its total transaction value to more than €150m since 2009
By IQ on 25 Jan 2017
Last year was the best to date for Spanish DIY ticketing platform Ticketea, with 5.2 million tickets issued worldwide using its software.
The figure amounts to 50% year-on-year growth – only slightly less than the remarkable 55% growth, as reported in the International Ticketing Yearbook 2016, achieved by the Madrid-based company in 2015 – pushing the value of transactions since Ticketea’s founding in 2010 over the €150 million mark.
The company also increased the number of events, including concerts, music festivals, conferences and smaller-scale events such as birthday parties and speed-dating events, using its platform 16%, to 20,500.
A total of 25.7m people from 181 countries visited the Ticketea site in 2016, which the company notes, had they “formed a queue at a box office, would start in Leon [in Spain] and reach Tokyo”.
Ticketea won prizes for best use of technology and best service provider at the inaugural Iberian Festival Awards last March.
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