Cellfish has acquired Facebook ap publisher Bandsintown

Cellfish, a mobile and social application publisher, has acquired Bandsintown, the concert tracking and discovery application on Facebook..

Over 3.4 million music fans access Bandsintown to track their favorite artists so they never miss a concert date. Bandsintown also helps fans discover new touring artists, based on their musical preferences and location.  Bandsintown’s concert aggregation and tracking platform helps artists to promote their live concerts and sell tickets, not only through its Facebook app but also through plugins for websites.

“The team at Bandsintown accomplished an impressive feat in becoming one of the most popular music apps on Facebook in less than a year,” said Fabrice Sergent, Founder and CEO of Cellfish. “This acquisition takes Cellfish one step closer to fulfilling our vision to develop and distribute the most innovative mobile and social applications aimed at music, sports and entertainment fans. We will continue to invest in our development and distribution capabilities both through organic initiatives as well as further potential acquisitions.”

“Cellfish shares our passion for music and vision, and their resources and market-leading expertise will help us continue to grow Bandsintown,” said Todd Cronin, Founder and CEO of Bandsintown. “My co-founder Phil Sergi and I, along with our entire staff in, are looking forward to aggressively expanding Bandsintown and the capabilities of the  platform to better serve artists and thrill music fans.”

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