SeatGeek Launches Pay Tickets Over Time Deal With Affirm
SeatGeek and Affirm have announced a partnership that will allow consumers purchasing tickets for live events on the marketplace to pay over time. The new partnership enables fans to choose the most suitable payment option for them, which ranges from monthly payments to four interest-free biweekly payments when they select... Read more
SeatGeek Inks Deal as Official Ticket Marketplace of NASCAR
SeatGeek is expanding its relationship with NASCAR, announced as the racing brand’s Official Ticket Marketplace Partner on Tuesday. The multi-year deal comes on the heels of a limited partnership between the companies for the Daytona 500 earlier this year, but now will involve all of the races at tracks... Read more
SeatGeek, RedBall Terminate Merger Plans, Keep Ticket Company Private
SeatGeek and RedBall Acquisition Corp announced Wednesday that their plans to merge and bring the ticket company public have been terminated. The deal was scuttled “as a result of current unfavorable market conditions, particularly impacting growth technology companies,” according to the announcement. Plans for the companies to merge had... Read more
SeatGeek Lands First NHL Primary Deal With Florida Panthers
SeatGeek announced a multi-year deal with the Florida Panthers to serve as the primary ticketing platform for the team and events at its home arena. The deal will make the New York-based ticketing company the team’s official platform for the team plus the FLA Live Arena and War Memorial... Read more
NFL Tickets on Sale Tonight With League’s Schedule Release
Edit – 9 p.m. Thursday: The NFL Schedule for 2022 is out. The full team-by-team NFL schedule breakdown is posted here NFL tickets will likely be sold in a flurry tonight, as the league releases its dates and times for the 2022 season. Opponents for each franchise – both... Read more
RedBall Sets June 1 Meeting to Approve SeatGeek Merger
RedBall Acquisition Corp (NYSE: RBAC) has scheduled a meeting of shareholders to approve the proposed business combination with SeatGeek on June 1. The meeting will be held virtually at 9:30 a.m. Should it be approved by the shareholders, the combination will see the combined company renamed to SeatGeek, Inc.... Read more
SeatGeek Adds Second New Year’s Six Partnership With Fiesta Bowl
SeatGeek will take over as the official ticketing partner of the Fiesta Bowl in Arizona, the company announced Monday. The deal will begin with this year’s Fiesta Bowl, which is one of the College Football Playoff semifinal contests on the road to the NCAA championship. The deal is the... Read more
LinkedIn, WNBA Executives Anchor SeatGeek’s Post-Merger Board
With SeatGeek’s planned merger with RedBall Acquisition Corp (NYSE: RBAC) expected to close this quarter, the company announced its post-merger Board of Directors. Included in the company’s leadership group are co-founders Russell D’Souza and CEO Jack Groetzinger, as well as executives with experience from companies including Linked-In, Kayak.com, and... Read more
SeatGeek, Viagogo Lead Ticketing Brands on Future’s Marketplace 100
The recovering of the ticketing and live events industry helped nine companies land on the Marketplace 100, a ranking of consumer-facing marketplace startups and private companies. SeatGeek led the way at No. 3 overall, with viagogo also landing in the Top 10 at No. 6. Both were in the... Read more
SeatGeek Reports Record Revenue; RedBall SPAC Merger Closing in Q2
SeatGeek announced record revenues for Q4 of 2021, showing $82.5 million in net revenue on the quarter – more than 17 times the comparable figure from Q4 2020 and up more than 30 percent from the $56.8 million reported in Q3 2021. For the full year, the company reported... Read more