Mashable covers the launch of SeatGeek's primary ticketing platform, SeatGeek Open, that will let customers buy and sell tickets across any app or website.
SeatGeek is a ticket search engine that enables fans to quickly and easily find the best price for sports and concert events on the secondary ticket market.
Founders: Jack Groetzinger, Russ D'Souza and Eric Waller
Investors: Technology Crossover Ventures, Accel Partners, Causeway Media Partners, Founder Collective, NYC Seed, DreamIt Ventures, Stage One Capital, Trisiras Group, Eli and Peyton Manning, Nas and Melo7 Tech partners.
Fox Business reports on SeatGeek's expansion beyond secondary market ticket sales with its launch of a primary ticketing platform, SeatGeek Open, that will allow sports franchises, artists and others to sell tickets directly to fans through third-party websites and apps.
SeatGeek co-founder and CEO Jack Groetzinger joins Bloomberg West to discuss the partnership with Major League Soccer, and the future of ticketing.
Together with SeatGeek, MLS is creating an open ticketing network that will let third-party websites sell tickets to soccer games.