Thank You!

As 2012 ends, I wanted to send a quick thanks to all our customers, partners and team members who made this a great year for Seatwave.  In the past twelve months we re-designed our branding and websites, opened our first retail location (North Greenwich), launched a multitude of great new services.  Our product offering grew…

Paperless Problems

The Guardian’s Lisa Batchelor has done a good job covering the problems with paperless event tickets.  Paperless tickets are fairly new to the UK and force customers to turn up with ID and payment card to gain entry to the venue.  Ticketmaster rolled this system out in the US a few years ago and is pushing hard to…

This week see’s the welcome return of Devcamp

  What a two weeks it’s been. The wonderful London Olympics has left us all feeling fully inspired, patriotic and full of expectation for the future of this great nation, so it’s no coincidence that this week sees the return buy cialis online of Devcamp which started back up today with day one of our …

Ticketing untethered

We’ve noticed big changes over the last year or so in the way consumers access the secondary ticketing market for sport and entertainment, most notably a growing preference for buying tickets on the move from mobile devices. Overall visits to seatwave.com from mobile devices have jumped from 3.3% to 11.8% of all visits over the…

The Seatwave mission

I started Seatwave back in 2006 to help fans get better access to tickets in a safe, transparent way. My mission was to ensure people got to see their favourite band or sporting event without having to resort to buying tickets on the black market. From the outset, we set up a number of guarantees…

Launching our iOS SDK & developer portal

Today we’ve not only launched our own iOS SDK but we’ve also launched our own developer portal. For those of you scratching your head wondering what the ticket an iOS SDK is… It stands for software development kit and the iOS bit is the operating system iPhones run on. Basically it allows app developers  to easily add…

Seatwave iOS app goes international

Well it has now been four months since the launch of our first iOS app and we are pleased to say that we have reached a number of internal milestones and have just launched the app in Europe. So to celebrate these achievements and to say thank you to our customer who have welcomed our…