August 22nd, 2011
Partnership Provides Deep Integration to Help Fans Get the Best Deals On Sports Tickets
August 22, 2011 (New York, NY) - SeatGeek, the leading ticket search engine, today announced it renewed its partnership with Yahoo! Sports, the largest online sports network with over 51 million unique visitors a month. Through the partnership, Yahoo! Sports along with its Rivals.com property enable SeatGeek to connect millions of sports fans directly to available tickets, to upcoming games on SeatGeek.com.
“While Yahoo! Sports has long been the #1 destination online for fans seeking real-time scores, breaking news, information and fantasy, we are also seeing those fans increasingly transact with our paid products, including Rivals, merchandise, PPV, and definitely tickets,” said Ken Fuchs, Vice President Yahoo! Media Network. “We’re thrilled to provide SeatGeek’s best in class ticket search platform to our users. SeatGeek brings unprecedented choice, giving them the ability to really have the most options with the best pricing information.”
"SeatGeek is excited to continue their partnership with Yahoo! Sports, the largest sports site which includes Rivals, the trusted destination for NCAA football, basketball, and baseball fans,” said Russell D’Souza, co-founder of SeatGeek. “Yahoo! is one of the world’s most innovative companies, and the SeatGeek partnership is a natural extension of their focus on user experience.”
Sports fans can purchase tickets to the games of their choice through SeatGeek ticketing links integrated on Yahoo! Sports team, schedule, article, blog and rivals publisher pages. Integrated links direct users to SeatGeek.com where the ticket search engine plots inventory on detailed interactive venue maps and uses cutting-edge products like price forecasts and Deal Score to tell users when and where to buy tickets.
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 company’s Deal Score™ 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.
Founded in 2009, SeatGeek is a venture-backed company based in New York City.