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#SeatGeek Releases New, Improved iPhone App

#SeatGeek Releases New, Improved iPhone App

NY-based startup Seat Geek launched a new iPhone app that lets users to search and buy tickets for sports, concerts and other events. According to Forbes, the company already had a mobile app, but they wanted to create one from "the ground up" after seeing mobile traffic increase by about 40% in a [Full Story…]

SeatGeek Launches Columbus to Discover Events

SeatGeek Launches Columbus to Discover Events

NY Ticket search engine SeatGeek recently launched a new online service called Columbus, which allows users to find events. Users list their favorite sports or artists and Columbus creates a calendar of upcoming events. The calendar also pops up when users log into SeatGeek to buy tickets. The site [Full Story…]

NY’s TickPick Helps Fans Find Tickets

NY's TickPick Helps Fans Find Tickets

TickPick is a NY-based startup, created by Chris O' Brien and Brett Goldberg, which helps ticket buyers find deals on sporting events and concerts. In an interview with Citybizlist, the two founders cited differences from other ticket finding sites such as SeatGeek and StubHub. For example, while [Full Story…]

NY-based startup TickPick Could Outdo Established Ticketing Cos.

NY-based startup TickPick Could Outdo Established Ticketing Cos.

Dozens of companies have been successful in selling tickets for popular events, such as concerts, sporting events and broadway shows. The Next Web breaks distinguishes between primary sellers like Ticketmaster/Live Nation, Ticketfly, Tickets Now and Eventbrite, and secondary ticketing markets [Full Story…]

SeatGeek Partners With Yahoo Sports

SeatGeek Partners With Yahoo Sports

NY ticket listing startup SeatGeek will be partnering with Yahoo! Sports. Yahoo will now have links to the ticket aggregation service on its team pages, sports articles, and Rivals.com college sports pages. SeatGeek, which makes profit from collecting fees from over 50 secondary ticket affiliates, [Full Story…]

SeatGeek Upgrades Website and Ad Platform

SeatGeek Upgrades Website and Ad Platform

Image via CrunchBaseAccording to the next web, the NY startup SeatGeek has just completely redesigned its site, which includes a new self-serve platform for advertisers. SeatGeek, a live events search engine, has redesigned its site so that the event pages contain more depth and texture. The site [Full Story…]

Business Insider Interviews SeatGeek CEO Russell D’Souza

Business Insider Interviews SeatGeek CEO Russell D'Souza

Business Insider recently interviewed Russell D'Souza, founder of NY-based SeatGeek, a ticket comparison and price forecasting site for sports/entertainment events. D'Souza explains how the secondary ticket market has evolved and how companies such as StubHub and Ticketmaster have essentially moved [Full Story…]

NY’s SeatGeak Gets $1M For Predictive Ticket Pricing

NY's SeatGeak Gets $1M For Predictive Ticket Pricing

Details released for the $1 Million first round financing of SeatGeek, the New York-based provider of a predictive pricing service for sports and concert  tickets, show that the round was led by Founder Collective, but NYC Seed also participated.The company plans to use the funds to build out [Full Story…]

The NY Tech Meetup Says Goodbye to FIT

The NY Tech Meetup Says Goodbye to FIT

NYConvergence ORIGINALBy: Jim FloodLast night marked the end of an era for the NY Tech Meetup: the monthly gathering will no longer be held at the SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology's Haft Auditorium. Starting in June, the Meetup moves to NYU's Skirball Center, which has a capacity of 860. [Full Story…]

SeatGeek Raises First Round Funds

SeatGeek Raises First Round Funds

New York based Web site SeatGeek announced that they have raised between $500,000 and $1 million in a first round of VC financing. The site helps users by forecasting ticket prices for concerts and sporting events, allowing them to make purchases based on how much demand exists for the tickets. [Full Story…]