SeatGeek Brings On Blockchain Executive as VP of Engineering
SeatGeek hired Greg Warden as its VP of Engineering, indicating a potential plan to embrace the future potential of blockchain ticketing. Warden comes to the New York-based ticket resale marketplace and burgeoning primary operator from Chainalysis, where he worked with the same title. “We brought Greg on because of... Read more
Broadway’s Jujamcyn Theaters Drop Ticketmaster for SeatGeek
SeatGeek is coming to Broadway. The ticketing provider, based in New York, was announced as the new ticketing partner for the Jujamcyn Theaters chain in a multi-year deal covering five theaters. It is SeatGeek’s first partnership on the Great White Way, and replaces Jujamcyn’s current ticketing vendor, Ticketmaster. “As... Read more
Houston Dynamo FC, Dash, BBVA Stadium Sign With SeatGeek
SeatGeek will be the primary ticketing agency for the Houston Dynamo FC, Houston Dash, and BBCA Stadium, beginning with the 2021 season. The announcement was published on Thursday, the second announcement of a high profile primary ticketing deal for SeatGeek in as many weeks, coming on the heels of... Read more
Cleveland Cavaliers, Rocket Mortgage Field House Sign With SeatGeek
SeatGeek will be the new ticketing provider for Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse and its tenants including the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers, announcing the partnership Thursday. The deal will include SeatGeek’s deployment of its ticketing technology at both the Cleveland venue and nearby Canton Civic Center. Beyond the Cavaliers, the deal includes... Read more
Dallas Cowboys Single Game Ticket Sale Halted Amid Technical Issues
Excitement quickly gave way to frustration for Dallas Cowboys fans this week, as technical issues caused the sale of single game tickets for the upcoming season to grind to a halt. The issues caused the sale to be put on hold while the issues are worked out by SeatGeek.... Read more
Seatgeek Sued Over Covid-19 Refund Policy Change
The secondary ticketing site SeatGeek was hit with a class-action lawsuit over the weekend regarding its refund policy. A customer filed the suit Friday, accusing the company of rescinding its money-back guarantee following widespread cancellations due to the coronavirus pandemic, The New York Post reports. The consumer, William Trader,... Read more
How Hard-Hit Ticketing Sites Are Coping With Virus’ Industry Impact
In an era where the live events industry has come to a standstill, ticketing sites are finding themselves in unprecedented territory. Ticketing has been one of the hardest hit industries from the coronavirus pandemic with pro sports leagues on hold indefinitely, Broadway theaters shuttered and hundreds of concerts called... Read more
Liverpool FC Announces Partnership With SeatGeek For Next Season
Liverpool FC has announced an investment in secondary ticketing site SeatGeek’s innovate industry-leading technology to improve ticket distribution. The platform will allow supporters to purchase tickets through their mobile devices and give access to mobile tickets at turnstiles amid the team’s move from paper tickets to e-tickets. A press... Read more
Stoke City Dumps See 360 For SeatGeek Midway Through Season
Halfway through the 2019-2020 season, Stoke City Football Club announced the switch to the ticketing platform SeatGeek, dumping their previous partner, See 360. Stoke City did not comment on why exactly it made the move, however, the switch comes after a snafu this past August. During the club’s opening game... Read more
SeatGeek Open Launches In UK Amid Worldwide Growth
SeatGeek, the U.S.-based secondary ticketing company, has officially launched its SeatGeek Open product in the UK amid its worldwide expansion. The open distribution product allows the company’s clients to sell tickets through a variety of websites and apps. Now that it has launched in the UK, venues and teams... Read more