An article in today’s NY Times talks about how the man who was instrumental for growing Ticketmaster to be the value-draining behemoth we all hate is now spearheading a competitor that aims to return ticketing to the specific venues. Ticketmaster is most definitely a hanger-on from an earlier era, and it’s inevitable that startups will aim at bringing the values of the Connected Age to ticket sales. Honestly, I’m doubtful that this guy is the one to do it, but when your customers hate you as much as Ticketmaster’s does, once there’s a viable option, people will flock.
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I still don’t know why Google hasn’t gotten into the ticketing business. It seems like they’d be as well positioned as anyone to disrupt ticketmaster.