Shea Goli and Patrick van der Vorst on Paddle8's first live streaming auctions by ArtTactic published on 2016-11-29T01:03:16Z In this week's episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Paddle8's Shea Goli, head of the London contemporary sale, and Patrick van der Vorst, UK CEO, update us on the online auction house following its merger with Auctionata as well as share news about their first live streaming auctions. First, six months after the announced merger with Auctionata, Patrick and Shea tell us the ways in which Paddle8 has benefited from joining with competitor Auctionata. Then, they highlight areas of strength and weakness in the mid-market, where the majority of the art market operates. Additionally, with major auction houses recently launching eCommerce platforms, Shea and Patrick reveal Paddle's pitch to persuade consignors to sell with them. Also, they tell us about their upcoming Paddle8 Pad, a set of live streaming auctions and why they decided to pursue the live sales format. Lastly, they highlight some lots from their inaugural lives sales.