Berlin-based event crowdsourcing platform Stagelink successfully secures seed financing

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The Berlin-based event crowdsourcing startup Stagelink today announced that it successfully concluded a new financing round led by Chione Ltd., an investment company active in various industries, including music and entertainment.

The popular German comedian Carolin Kebekus also joined Staglink as an investor. Carolin Kebekus stated that she already used the platform to promote and sell tickets for her events. She said: “I am very excited to become a part of Stagelink. They provide a great service to performing artists and I love their product and their team.”

Additional investors in this round are Thomas Hesse, former President and Executive Board Member of Bertelsmann AG and former President of Sony Music Entertainment, who recently already joined Stagelink’s advisory board, and Berlin based film production and investment company DCM.

The new financing will allow Stagelink to further accelerate its growth by expanding internationally and supporting more and more creators all over the world in rolling out successful live events.

Stagelink was founded in 2013 and aims to be “the fan-powered tour promoter” helping artists and their managers engage their fans and efficiently promote their shows. On stagelink.com, artists can track their fan-driven, real-time demand to plan and pre-finance risk-free tours, as well as reach highly engaged audiences to build a community and to promote their shows. Stagelink also has an office in New York.