◎免費票務公司TickPick宣布，PWP Growth Equity在新創公司的第一輪融資中投資4000萬美元。這項投資將使TickPick加速營銷和業務發展，並建立一個數據團隊，利用機器學習和人工智能。
◎TickPick預計2019年的總交易額將超過2億美元，同比增長超過60％。其客戶包括：the Firefly Music音樂節、Riot音樂節、the Big South and Western Athletic Conferences、Florida International、Georgia State and Santa Clara Universities、wrestling icon Ric Flair、Sports Illustrated Saturday Night Lights、Shaq's Fun House、the Maxim Pregame Experience等等。
◎TickPick由Brett Goldberg和Chris O'Brien於2011年創立。2018年，TickPick購買了另一個二級票務市場Razorgator，及現場娛樂搜索引擎Rukkus。
No-fee ticket marketplace TickPick has announced a $40 million investment from PWP Growth Equity in the startup's first institutional funding round.
The investment will allow TickPick to accelerate marketing and business development initiatives and establish a data team to utilize machine learning and artificial intelligence.
TickPick expects to surpass $200 million of gross transaction value in 2019, achieving more than 60% year-over-year growth. Its clients include the Firefly Music Festival and Riot Fest, the Big South and Western Athletic Conferences, Florida International, Georgia State and Santa Clara Universities, wrestling icon Ric Flair, Sports Illustrated Saturday Night Lights, Shaq's Fun House, and the Maxim Pregame Experience, among others.
Founded in 2011 by Brett Goldberg and Chris O'Brien, TickPick offers a full transparency approach with "all in" price. In 2018, TickPick purchased Razorgator, another secondary ticket marketplace which doubled the company's customer base, and Rukkus, a live entertainment search engine with high-definition 360-degree seat-view functionality of sporting venues.
As part of the investment, Mr. McKee and Chip Baird (Partner and Co-Founder of PWP Growth Equity) will be joining TickPick's Board of Directors. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC acted as exclusive financial advisor to PWP Growth Equity in this transaction.