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 Partners With Wantickets to Become Official Mobile App of the Leader in Dance Music
Wantickets Inventory Now Available for Purchase Directly Within SeatGeek Web and Mobile Apps
March 9, 2015 (New York, NY) - SeatGeek, the leading ticket search engine, and Wantickets, North America’s largest nightlife & dance music ticketing company, today announced a partnership that will provide SeatGeek users easy access to tickets from the premier source for events and culture in North America.
As Wantickets’ official partner mobile app on iOS and Android, SeatGeek will host Wantickets’ exclusive primary ticket inventory, allowing consumers to easily purchase tickets at the best available prices to nightlife and dance music events spanning over 4,000 venues and artists. As part of the partnership, inventory from Wantickets will also be available on SeatGeek’s web platform.
"We’re thrilled to expand our primary ticket offering to our users through this partnership,” said Russ D’Souza, Co-Founder of SeatGeek. “We’ve noticed demand for these events growing over the past several years, and this integration will give anyone with the SeatGeek app direct access to the best deals on tickets from the leader in the dance music space.”
Based in Los Angeles, Wantickets offers millions of tickets for sale to live events, providing users access to the best festivals, nightclubs and artist tours around the globe. Wantickets makes it easy for fans to find tickets to shows featuring their favorite artists, including Alesso, Hardwell, Above & Beyond and more.
“Wantickets is proud to introduce nightlife ticketing to the world of mobile apps through this amazing partnership,” said Diego Carlin, CEO of Wantickets. “Customers are now able to access a wide array of dance events in North America on SeatGeek's powerful platform.”
The partnership comes at an excellent time for fans planning to attend the 30th anniversary of Winter Music Conference / Miami Music Week, March 24 - 29. Wantickets is the marketplace leader in nightlife during the weeklong event, offering tickets to hundreds of nightclub and pool parties featuring the world’s top DJs. Those travelling to South Beach will now be able to purchase Wantickets’ extensive MMW inventory via SeatGeek’s mobile app.
SeatGeek (http://seatgeek.com) is the leading ticket search engine that enables fans to quickly and easily discover the best deals for sports, concert, and theater events. The company’s interactive stadium maps, Deal Score™ and forecasting technology provide fans with the buying intelligence needed to find the best prices on trusted secondary ticket markets and alerts them of the ideal time to purchase tickets. Founded in 2009, SeatGeek is a venture-backed company based in New York City.
Wantickets is the premier online nightlife, dance music and event ticketing company in North America. Our web and mobile solutions reach well over one million unique visitors on a monthly basis, looking for the best festivals, nightclubs and artist tours around the globe. With over 15 years of experience in leading the dance music space, our brand has established itself as a full service company with end-to-end solutions (marketing, merchandise, touring, software).