Wellington startup SuchCrowd is a crowdsourcing platform for ticketing events

- September 28, 2016 4 MIN READ

SuchCrowd is a crowdsourcing platform for events and uses highly targeted user-led promotion, rather than the age old tradition of telegraph posters and pushing out events to a large and mostly unrelated audiences. This model shifts the ownice from the event planner who is pressured to reach a certain ticket target required by the venue.


Perth startup Gigger wants to streamline the live music process for bands, venues, and promoters

- January 20, 2016 3 MIN READ

It may be a little different for the likes of One Direction, but for decades up and coming bands have booked themselves gigs by networking and hustling like hell. This process has mostly stuck to the streets, with posters sticky-taped to telegraph poles and noticeboards around universities and pubs. But Perth startup Gigger thinks that, like many other things, this can be done better online.


Is WhatsLively about to rock the music tech scene?

- July 21, 2014 5 MIN READ

What is it about live music that’s so appealing? Despite advancements in media technology, where ‘liveness’ can be experienced without being physically present at an event, the traditional ‘live experience’ – being a spectator in a crowd – still has high cultural value. Co-Founders of WhatsLively, Trishanth Chandrahasan and William Xue describe live music as ‘sacred’.