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FoundedGroningen, NL (2006)
HeadquartersGroningen, Netherlands
Key people
Sebastian Monteban
Founder and CEO

Marlies Hoekemaker
Chief Marketing Officer
Productsonline secondary ticketing, online ticket exchange

Worldticketshop is a ticket resale company founded in 2006 with over 40 staff. Worldticketshop is bootstrapped and privately owned. The company was founded by Sebastian Monteban, in 2006.[1]

It is also a founding member of the EU Secondary Ticketing Association, and backer of EU Ticket News, Europe's first[citation needed] business-to-business publication covering both the primary and secondary ticketing industries.[2]

Awards and recognition[edit]

Worldticketshop was honored in the Netherlands for its fast rate of growth for mid-sized companies in the Netherlands at the Financial Dagblad Gazellen Awards in November 2009. They placed ninth overall in the country.[3] The FD Gazellen Awards are awarded to companies that demonstrate a turnover growth of at least 20 percent over three consecutive years, Worldticketshop grew 527%.[citation needed]

In September 2009 and August 2010, Worldticketshop was listed in Twinkle Magazines' 100 largest Dutch e-commerce companies[4]

In 2010, CEO Sebastian Monteban was named in the top 25 internet marketers in The Netherlands in 2010 in Emerce Magazine.[5]


  1. ^ Guest Commentary: The Economist vs. The Fan
  2. ^ "EU Ticket News".
  3. ^ "Worldticketshop honored in the Netherlands for fast rate of growth".
  4. ^ "Twinkle Magazine top 100 2009 and 2010".
  5. ^ "Emerce Magazine to 25 Marketers".

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