PRESS RELEASE: “STATS and FanSnap Partner to Help Sports Fans Easily Find the Best Tickets for Less”
PALO ALTO, CA (Marketwire) August 2, 2010 – FanSnap, the ticket search engine for fans, today announced a new partnership with STATS LLC, the world’s leading sports information, content and statistical analysis company, to bring the nation’s largest ticket search engine to millions of readers via STATS Hosted Solution — a turnkey, online sports page featuring in-depth stats, real-time scoring and premium AP sports editorial content.
Sports fans accessing content about their favorite players and team within STATS Hosted Solution will now also have convenient access to the more than 14 million tickets to 75,000+ events displayed in the FanSnap ticket search results. Over 100 media companies within STATS’ worldwide client network utilize STATS Hosted Solution.
“Leading media companies rely on STATS Hosted Solution as a trusted source of event information for their audience,” said FanSnap CEO Mike Janes. “We are pleased to be working with STATS to help those highly engaged fans find tickets to upcoming, even sold out, sports events.”
“We know fans checking schedules are at the first step to buying tickets,” said Jim Corelis, Associate Vice President, Applications Group at STATS. “Integrating FanSnap’s award-winning ticket search helps us extend our trusted service while adding a new revenue stream for STATS Hosted Solution clients.”
With this partnership, FanSnap has created a custom event discovery experience for STATS Hosted Solution readers through its ‘powered by FanSnap’ technology. FanSnap’s turnkey technology allows media companies to integrate their content seamlessly into FanSnap’s ticket search engine, increasing audience engagement while creating a new revenue stream for the media companies.
The STATS Hosted Solution is a turnkey, on-line sports channel featuring in-depth stats, real-time scoreboards and robust player and team information. The product is completely customizable and offers the industry’s largest selection of robust content from MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL College Football, College Basketball and NASCAR, as well leading international sport leagues including golf, tennis, cricket and rugby. Additionally, STATS Hosted Solution provides key content widgets for an enhanced sports experience.
About STATS LLC
STATS is the world’s leading sports technology, data and content company. The company passionately abides by its mission to revolutionize the way sports contests are viewed, understood and enjoyed. STATS’ calling card consists of real-time scores, historical sports information, Associated Press editorial content, a turnkey fantasy sports operation and SportVU technology. Today, STATS’ worldwide client network of media companies and professional sports leagues and teams utilize a broad spectrum of dynamic in-game broadcast presentations and virtual images, multimedia enhancements and game analysis and tactical coaching tools. STATS is owned jointly by the Associated Press and News Corporation, with corporate offices across the globe. For a complete tour of STATS’ sports content portfolio and solutions, visit www.stats.com
FanSnap (www.FanSnap.com) is the live event ticket search engine for fans. Our mission is to provide the most comprehensive, accurate, fast and easy-to-use resource for fans to find the tickets they desire to sports, concerts, and theatre events. FanSnap provides free ticket search results for dozens of the leading ticket providers, including TicketNetwork, StubHub, RazorGator, Las Vegas Tickets, Gold Coast Tickets, eBay, Barry’s Tickets, AllShows.com, and Ace Ticket. Our detailed ticket-level search results are made possible by the combination of strategic industry partnerships and systems integration, as well as our FanSnap TicketDatasm systems and patent-pending dynamic FanSnap Mapssm. FanSnap.com is also optimized for iPhone access. Palo Alto, CA-based FanSnap was founded in 2007 and is funded by General Catalyst Partners and Highland Capital Partners.