Lancaster business to pitch to Richard Branson for slice of £1m prize fund

By Dean

17 Jun 2016

After an extensive nationwide search, 3,000 entries, half a million votes and one Guinness World Record title, Lancaster start-up, Vibe Tickets, has made it through to the final of the Virgin Media Business ‘VOOM 2016’ competition.

Vibe Tickets is an ethical marketplace that connects fans so they can buy and sell tickets at face value. It allows users to transact on their own terms, cuts out the middle man and ensures ticket prices aren’t over inflated.

Luke will be pitching to Richard Branson and a panel of business heavyweights including Tyra Banks, Sara Blakely Marcus Butler and Virgin Media Business managing director, Peter Kelly, at the live finale on the June 28.

Luke Massie, founder of Vibe Tickets said: “I’m absolutely delighted to have made it this far in the competition and can’t wait to pitch my idea to Richard Branson. The Vibe team worked extremely hard to get here and it’s been such an incredible experience so far, we are really excited for the finale and the future opportunities this will bring.”

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