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.
SeatGeek Announces Partnership With FanSided Sports Blog Network
SeatGeek to Power Team Schedule Pages To Help Fans Find The Best Deals On Tickets
December 7, 2010 (New York, NY) - SeatGeek, the leading ticket search engine, today announced a partnership with FanSided, the fast growing sports blog network and fan community. SeatGeek now powers the Schedule pages for FanSidedâ€™s professional sports team blogs including football, baseball, basketball, hockey, and more. Each teamâ€™s Schedules page displays the teamâ€™s recent record, gives users the ability to purchase tickets to upcoming games on SeatGeek.com, and includes SeatGeekâ€™s proprietary â€œfan sentimentâ€ data.
"FanSided is thrilled to be working with SeatGeek, a company that has revolutionized the way sports fans buy tickets,â€ said Zach Best, Co-Founder of FanSided. â€œThis partnership not only aligns two up-and-coming companies, but also gives FanSided readers yet another reason to visit and keep visiting our large family of sites."
â€œFanSided is a leading destination for sports blogging and commentary, and caters to the most devoted of fans,â€ said Nihar Singhal, VP Business Development of SeatGeek. â€œAdding a seamless, no hassle way to find great deals on tickets within these blogs, creates a one stop destination that will keep fans coming back for more.â€
Readers of FanSidedâ€™s network of blogs can now easily purchase tickets to the game of their choice through ticketing links provided by SeatGeek on the Schedule pages. SeatGeek aggregates tickets from all major secondary ticket markets and uses patent-pending Deal Scoreâ„¢ and ticket price forecasting, allowing FanSided readers to save time and money during their ticket buying experience.
SeatGeek (/) is the leading ticket search engine that enables fans to quickly and easily discover the best deals for sports, concert, and theater events. The companyâ€™s Deal Scoreâ„¢ and forecasting technology provides fans with the buying intelligence needed to find the best prices from trusted secondary ticket markets and alerts them of the ideal time to purchase.
SeatGeek powers ticket search, discovery, and listings for major media partners including Yahoo! Sports, The Wall Street Journal, YardBarker, and more.
Founded in 2009, SeatGeek is a venture-backed company based in New York City.
The FanSided Network (http://fansided.com) is the fastest growing independent sports blog network in the world. With 160-plus (and counting) sites offering around-the-clock coverage of specific teams, sports and even players, the FanSided Network has something for every sports fanatic. That's why millions of sports fans visit the FanSided roster of sports communities every month. FanSided has sports fans covered -- every day, all year long.