Ticketbis, an event ticket resale website, has raised €5.2 million ($6.6 million) in equity funding led by Active Venture Partners, bringing the company's total funding to over €10 million ($12.7 million). The site is a marketplace for buyers and sellers of tickets to events from European football matches and Formula 1 races to concerts, theater shows and more. Available in 31 countries worldwide, Ticketbis saw turnover of €29 million ($36.8 million) in 1H 2014 with 50% of its sales coming from Europe and 40% from Latin America.
Within the last couple of months, several ticket sale and resale platforms have received funding. Festicket, a concert festival package site, raised $2.7 million (€2.1 million) in mid-September, and in August, SeatGeek raised a $35 million (€27.6 million) Series B round that included investment from several athletes.