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The Tragically Hip's 2016 tour put the issue of ticket scalping back in the spotlight. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press)
The Tragically Hip's 2016 tour put the issue of ticket scalping back in the spotlight. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press)

Vancouver entrepreneur suggests software solution to ticket scalping Add to ...

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Vancouver entrepreneur Alan Gelfand is nudging governments in Canada and abroad with a solution for ticket scalping: why not regulate ticketing like the airline or securities industries?

His technology could support that. Authenticket, developed by Mr. Gelfand’s Fair Ticket Solutions Inc., uses a two-step authentication system to ensure that tickets to concerts, theatre, sporting or other events are legitimately purchased.

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