Type of site
|Owner||Goldstar Events, Inc.|
|Products||Tickets for sports, concerts, theater, entertainment events|
Goldstar is a privately held event discovery service based in Pasadena, California that sells tickets to leisure activities such as live entertainment, theatre, concerts, dance, film screenings, and sporting events. The company serves markets in the metro areas of San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Chicago, Washington, D.C., New York City, Boston, Seattle, Minneapolis–Saint Paul, Sacramento, Portland, Houston, Dallas, Philadelphia and Miami. It focuses on young people who may not ordinarily choose to go to live events, and custom-tailors content for its members based on preferences.
Goldstar debuted February 14, 2002 and was launched by e-commerce experts Jim McCarthy, Richard Webster and Robert Graff. The web site was the first to introduce user reviews and event ratings online for the live entertainment industry. In April 2011, Goldstar appointed Neil Patrick Harris, Sean Moriarty and Matt Coffin to the Advisory Board.
In September 2011, Goldstar sold its 5 millionth ticket and introduced its patent-pending "Sit with Friends" feature.