#227 – The Old Way Isn’t Always the Best Way

The old way isn’t always the best way…as the David to the Goliath of a traditionally unfair industry, DICE is revolutionizing a space that has long taken advantage of fans. By going against the status quo, DICE has shown change is possible, while still giving fans the best and most transparent experience with no hidden fees or scalping when it comes to tickets.

Some of today’s biggest artists like Kanye West, Adele, A$AP Rocky, Nick Cave and many more have enlisted DICE for their projects

DICE has been selected to digitally ticket some of the world’s most impressive and culturally relevant festivals and venues including Newport Jazz and Folk Festival, Club Space Miami, Primavera Sound, Avant Gardner and more.

DICE champions diverse talent and connects fans with each other and their next favorite artist using proprietary music discovery technology. DICE helps its users find their next favorite artist through a data-led, fan-first approach.

DICE has attracted leading innovators and entrepreneurs like Tony Fadell and SoftBank to invest in the company’s mission, announcing its $122 million Series C funding round in 2021.

The company’s ongoing U.S. expansion, including President of Dice, Russ Tannen moving to New York from London England to open DICE’s second headquarters – a 13,000 sq ft space in Williamsburg NY.

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