Company news and notes from the SeatGeek Enterprise team.
October 11, 2018
The Three Commandments of a Truly Open Ticketing PlatformRead More
For the past two years SeatGeek has been banging the drum for an open approach to ticketing in the United States. Here are the three commandments of a truly open ticketing system.
October 26, 2017
SeatGeek adds Facebook as distribution partner to fuel event discoveryRead More
As the world’s largest social media network, Facebook powers an incredible amount of delightful discovery of information for their users, whether it is through a news post, long-lost childhood friend, or adorable cat video. We’re stoked to be able to add a piece of the live entertainment world to that.
January 27, 2017
The Ugly Truth: Why Legacy Ticketing Companies Love FraudRead More
Ticketing companies want fraud. It is only the existence of unverified tickets that makes verified tickets a valuable asset. That status quo benefits ticketing companies at the expense of fans, marketplaces, and teams.
August 12, 2016
Announcing SeatGeek Open, the Platform Powering the Future of TicketingRead More
In the last 20 years, not much has changed in the ticketing world. SeatGeek Open brings ticketing to the 21st century. We provide the technical infrastructure where any site can function as a box office.
August 4, 2016
Kicking Off the Future of Ticketing with Major League SoccerRead More
In July, we outlined a fundamental problem with the ticket industry. In a word, the ticket industry is closed. It should be open. Industry leaders loved our post, but they questioned “so what are you going to do about it?” We’re proud to announce a partnership with Major League Soccer and a radically open ticketing system for soccer fans.
July 16, 2016
Opening the Door to Live EntertainmentRead More
At the end of the day, artists and teams care most about creating great experiences for fans, and fans care most about enjoying them. Closed platforms add friction to the ecosystem. Open platforms at their core are enabling, harnessing the power (and collective wisdom) of the internet to solve existing problems and create heretofore unconceived experiences. And the best part? That means more fans, at more events, having more fun.