SeatGeek

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SeatGeek is a company that develops a ticket search engine. The engine aggregates ticket listings for live sports, concert, and theater events and presents them to consumers within an elegant and powerful user interface. Its data engine is geared towards helping consumers identify the best ticket deals. SeatGeek also offers consumers a robust event discovery tool through its Columbus event calendar and Spotify applications, which take into account user preferences and favorited teams and artists in order to generate accurate recommendations of upcoming local events that match a user's tastes and preferences.

TypePrivate
Founded2009
HQNew York, US
Websiteseatgeek.com
Employee Ratings4.5

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Nov 2019)406
Job Openings40

Key People/Management at SeatGeek

Eric Waller

Eric Waller

CPO
Jack Groetzinger

Jack Groetzinger

Founder
Brian D. Murphy

Brian D. Murphy

CTO
Angela Bunt

Angela Bunt

Blog Editor
Angela Rouse

Angela Rouse

Chief Of Staff
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SeatGeek Office Locations

SeatGeek has offices in New York and Karmiel
New York, US (HQ)
400 Lafayette St Fl 4
Karmiel, IL
HaNapah St
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SeatGeek Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2009

SeatGeek total Funding

$159.9 m

SeatGeek latest funding size

$56.97 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

SeatGeek investors

SeatGeek's latest funding round in April 2017 was reported to be $57 m. In total, SeatGeek has raised $159.9 m
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SeatGeek Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
FanSnapDecember 19, 2013

SeatGeek Online and Social Media Presence

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SeatGeek News and Updates

SeatGeek launches NFL Stadium Guides to help improve gameday experience

NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- SeatGeek today announced the launch of its NFL Stadium Guides. The guides were built from the feedback of more than 3,200 fans, and give advice on the best things to do and see for all 32 teams. The guides also rank every stadium's atmosphere, food...

Fans of YouTube star David Dobrik are sharing videos of themselves reading a SeatGeek ad while seemingly loopy from drugs following dentist visits

Fans of YouTube star David Dobrik, who has 13 million subscribers, are sharing videos of themselves reciting an ad for the ticket-selling app, SeatGeek, seemingly while still under the influence of drugs after dentist visits.   SeatGeek's director of influencer marketing, Ian Borthwick, has been t…

SeatGeek names former Tumblr and NYT exec Brian Murphy as CTO

Ticketing startup SeatGeek has a new CTO. Brian Murphy previously held the same position at Tumblr (which, like TechCrunch, is owned by Verizon Media) and has also served as vice president of engineering at The New York Times and senior director of technology at Condé Nast. “Brian is an incredible l…

Jeff Vinik invests $12 million into Dreamit Ventures, joins board

Real estate investor and Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik has expanded his relationship with Dreamit Ventures through a new $12 million investment into the early stage fund and accelerator, announced earlier this week. The deal will also see Vinik joining Dreamit as a Partner and a member of the…

SeatGeek signs up Facebook as primary ticketing distributor

Ticketing platform SeatGeek has signed Facebook up as a distribution partner, allowing sports fans and gig-goers to buy tickets directly through the world’s biggest social network. Though SeatGeek is better known as an aggregator and secondary ticketing marketplace for resellers, the company announc…

SeatGeek Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was SeatGeek founded?

    SeatGeek was founded in 2009.

  • Who are SeatGeek key executives?

    SeatGeek's key executives are Eric Waller, Jack Groetzinger and Brian D. Murphy.

  • How many employees does SeatGeek have?

    SeatGeek has 406 employees.

  • Who are SeatGeek competitors?

    Competitors of SeatGeek include Fandeavor, amplify and ScoreBig.

  • Where is SeatGeek headquarters?

    SeatGeek headquarters is located at 400 Lafayette St Fl 4, New York.

  • Where are SeatGeek offices?

    SeatGeek has offices in New York and Karmiel.

  • How many offices does SeatGeek have?

    SeatGeek has 2 offices.