March 12, 2014
SeatGeek was Co-Founded in July 2009 by Jack Groetzinger and Russel D'Souza. The company has received a total funding of $5.97 Mn through investors DreamIt Ventures, Founder Collective, Sunil Hirani, Mark Wachen, Arie Abecassis, Allen Levinson, Stage One Capital, The Trisiras Group, PKS Capital, NYC Seed, Lerer Ventures, Ashton Kutcher, Mousse Partners, Red Swan and Entree Capital.
SeatGeek is a ticket search engine. The site aggregates ticket listings for concert, live sports and theater events. Then it presents them to users within an elegant and powerful user interface that makes finding the best value on events tickets seamless and easy.
This video gives you an overview of their platform:
In December 2013, SeatGeek acquired FanSwap, another ticket search engine that was operating in the same space. All FanSwap users were directed to SeatGeek's website thereafter. At the time, the company says it was selling $6 Mn worth of tickets each month, with 3.5 million monthly visitors across desktop and mobile.