August 15th, 2019
Yahoo Sports will integrate SeatGeek into a number of new platforms
NEW YORK, NY (August 15, 2019) -- SeatGeek today announced the renewal of its partnership with Yahoo Sports, the mobile home for sports fans and part of Verizon Media’s house of brands. The new multi-year deal will give Yahoo Sports fans the ability to seamlessly discover and purchase tickets, including new and optimized product integrations across the Yahoo Sports and Yahoo Fantasy platforms, mobile apps and more.
“By expanding upon our successful partnership with SeatGeek, we’ll enhance our uniquely immersive experience on mobile for sports fans,” said Geoff Reiss, GM of Yahoo Sports, part of Verizon Media. “With even more product integrations across the platform and unique content from SeatGeek, we’ll meet fans where they are and give them a seamless ticket experience.”
The alliance marks an expansion of the groundbreaking 2011 partnership that SeatGeek and Yahoo Sports launched. As a result, the partnership has driven a seamless user experience allowing millions of sports fans to purchase tickets to games year-round.
“When we started working with Yahoo Sports back in 2011 it was one of the first examples in our industry of high-quality contextual commerce, giving sports fans the ability to buy in just a few clicks,” said Lee Moulton, SeatGeek’s director of partnerships. “We are really excited to take the next step with the Verizon Media team to continue to improve the fan experience.”
SeatGeek is the leading mobile-focused ticket platform that enables fans to buy and sell tickets for sports, concert, and theater events. With industry-leading mobile ticketing apps, a fan-friendly user experience and its proprietary Deal Score™ technology that helps fans identify the best ticket values for a given event, SeatGeek is transforming the way that fans buy and sell tickets to their favorite events. SeatGeek Enterprise - the company’s primary ticketing platform - is used by 35 percent of the Premier League clubs, as well as the Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans Saints and Pelicans. Headquartered in New York, SeatGeek also has international offices in the U.K., Israel, Netherlands, and Italy.
ABOUT YAHOO SPORTS
Yahoo Sports is the mobile home for sports fans, offering the most robust access to live, local and primetime NFL games, an award-winning fantasy platform, comprehensive news, original series, scores, standings and more. With real-time, personalized content and immersive mobile experiences, Yahoo Sports is innovating for the next generation of sports fans. Yahoo Sports is part of Verizon Media. Download the Yahoo Sports app on iOS and Google Play and download the Yahoo Fantasy app on iOS and Google Play to sign-up and play with Yahoo Fantasy Sports.