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Look out StubHub: TicketFire adds 'buy' function to app that digitizes paper tickets

Feb 22, 2018 - Columbus Business First (Ohio)

In time for March Madness, TicketFire has added the ability to buy digital tickets to its app that already lets users upload paper tickets and re-sell them - for the first time competing directly with secondary-market sellers such as StubHub and Ticketmaster.

About 1,000 tickets were purchased in the first weeks of a quiet rollout, said Ray Shealy, chairman of the Columbus startup. Unlike other secondary sellers, TIcketFire builds its margin into the displayed price, so what you see is wha...