Goldstar Links With TED

Los Angeles-based Goldstar, the online service which offers up discounted tickets to entertainment events and tickets, is announcing today that it has linked up with TED, the nonprofit conference operator focused on spreading innovative ideas. According to Goldstar, which is run by Jim McCarthy, it will partner with TED, including supporting the TED brand, running a TEDxLive event in Los Angeles, as well as provide help on TEDActive and TEDWorkshop. Financial details of the partnership were not announced. Goldstar said the deal both involves helping TED financially, as well as contributing with logistics and content. Goldstar offers up discounted entertainment tickets in major cities around the U.S., for concerts, theaters, clubs, sports, and more. The firm helps venue operators fill out seats, and helps connect users with interesting events in their areas.