App gives fans another shot at sold-out events


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  • Tuesday, 12 May 2015

HIDDEN AVAILABILITY: "Even if an event is sold-out, there are always empty seats," Gosuin told AFP at a Collision technology conference in Las Vegas.

SAN FRANCISCO: During more than a decade as a ticketing agent, Jean-Sebastien Gosuin over and again saw empty seats at sold-out events from FIFA soccer matches to the Olympics. 

This inspired him to team up with two other Belgian entrepreneurs to create Seaters, a ticket-fielding platform and app designed to give fans second shots at seats that become available at events that are technically sold-out. 

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