Secondary ticket company RazorGator has been around for more than 30 years, and is ranked ninth-ranked overall ticket seller, and the fifth-ranked secondary seller, in the country, according to TicketNews’s exclusive industry rankings.
The company calls itself a “recognized leader in providing clients with the ability to buy and sell tickets to any event on the planet,” and it specialized in sports tickets and packages, such as the Super Bowl, the World Series, college basketball’s Final Four and several prestigious golf tournaments.
Among the partnerships the company has established are deals with the San Francisco 49’ers, the Philadelphia Eagles, Seattle Seahawks, Carolina Panthers and Oakland Raiders. It also has deals with baseball’s Oakland A’s, and with the University of Washington, and the company’s Interactive Group is the authorized hospitality provider for college football’s popular Rose Bowl Game. RazorGator also has a deal with the FedEx Orange Bowl as the official fan exchange site.
In the spring of 2007, the company replaced its President and CEO David Lord with Jeffrey Lapin, who remained in place as of the writing of this profile in January 2009.
“RazorGator Interactive Group Names Seth Brody as Executive Vice President and General Manager, RazorGator” LOS ANGELES, CA (PRNewswire) June 19, 2008 — RazorGator Interactive Group, a leading full-service secondary ticket and event experience company in the sports and entertainment markets, announces the appointment of Seth Brody as Executive Vice... Read more
“RazorGator Interactive Group Names Scott Roback as Vice President of Business Development, RazorGator” LOS ANGELES, CA (PRNewswire) June 17, 2008 — RazorGator Interactive Group, a leading full-service secondary ticket and event experience company in the sports and entertainment markets announces the appointment of former Yahoo executive, Scott Roback, as... Read more
The country may be marred in a real estate slump, but some people are still closing deals on their homes, and RazorGator co-founder Doug Knittle is one of them. Albeit for a bit less than his original asking price. Published reports coming out of Los Angeles have Knittle selling... Read more
“RazorGator Interactive Group Names John Wallace as General Manager, TicketOS” Los Angeles, CA (PR Newswire) May 23, 2008 — RazorGator Interactive Group, a leading full-service secondary ticket and event experience company in the sports and entertainment markets announces the appointment of John Wallace as the General Manager TicketOS, a... Read more
David Lord, formerly the CEO of RazorGator’s Experiences division, has left the secondary ticket seller to become the President and CEO of the children’s educational software company Knowledge Adventure (KA). Lord did not return a message at his new job seeking comment. The Torrance, CA-based educational company’s website was... Read more
“UFC Joins Forces with StubHub and RazorGator” Las Vegas, NV (UFC) April 28, 2008 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) organization today announced a new relationship with two ticket industry heavyweights StubHub and PrimeSport (a RazorGator Company) to become the official ticketing and hospitality partners of the UFC. The... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. TicketNews.com Building on their current revenue sharing arrangement, RazorGator and Major League Baseball’s Tickets.com are using the Tickets.com customer database to promote events where Tickets.com is not the primary seller. Last week, Tickets.com emailed some of its customers a RazorGator newsletter promoting the upcoming Dave... Read more
The revolving door at RazorGator Interactive Group continues to spin. Wednesday, the ticket company announced the hiring of entertainment executive Jeffery Lapin as its new president and CEO, replacing David Lord. Lapin, who has held leadership roles at software company THQ and House of Blues Entertainment, is RazorGator’s third... Read more
Peter Delloro The NCAA recently announced they were partnering with RazorGator Experiences, an event experience company, to offer ticket, hospitality and hotel packages for the 2007 NCAA Men’s Final Four in Atlanta. The packages are fabulous (great seating and hot special events) but there’s a bonus. If a fans’... Read more