Ticketmaster, NFL In Digital Ticketing Partnership

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Los Angeles-based Ticketmaster and the National Football League said Tuesday that the two have extended a partnership in the area of digital ticketing for sports. According to the two, they are in a multi-year extension of a partnership, where Ticketmaster will provide the NFL with the an open architecture, fully digital ticketing system in sports. venue ticket sports partnership ticketing digital ticketmaster

Why Hopscotch Is Behind Your Favorite Mobile Sports App, with Laurence Sotsky

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We also do lots of things in-venue, including mobile ticketing, integrating with Ticketmaster, Comcast, and many other ticketing providers. Combining that with my previous experience, which was in the platform and SaaS market, and sports, was really a home run. I wound down my old company, and spun up Hopscotch, to build a better platform that could be used by not just the biggest operators, but everyone.

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Impact Collects $75M In Investment Round

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According to the company, the funding will go towards accelerating development of its platform, for go-to-market and regional expansion, and other growth efforts. Impact ays its customers include Cabela's, Fanatics, Getty Images, Lenovo, Levi's, Shutterstock, Techstyle and Ticketmaster, and that it now has over 400 employees across ten offices.

Impact Radius Gets $30M For Affiliate Marketing Software

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Impact Radius--let by startup veteran Per Pettersen--said the new funding will go towards its platform, fund developmentof new products and services, and also to global expansion. Impact Radius develops software which is used by brand and agencies to maximize their return on ad spend, and says its clients include Lenovo, Ticketmaster, Tommy Hilfiger, Getty Images, Shutterstock and Advance Auto Parts; the company says it already has more than 230 employees.

Privlo Raises $2.1M For Private Mortgage Marketplace

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According to Privlo said the new funding will go to expand on its recently pilot of its platform, which helps match up private lenders and mortgage borrowers. In some what-did-our-spam filter eat-recently funding news, Santa Monica-based Privlo recently raised $2.1M in a seed funding round, for its online marketplace for private mortgage loans. Privlo, which was founded by Michael Slavin, said the new funding came from QED Ventures.

Metacloud Launches Private Cloud Service

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According to Metacloud, its new Metacloud Hosted Private Cloud service will provide private cloud services to companies, giving them access to an OpenStack-based cloud platform and expert support. Metacloud is venture backed by Canaan Partners, Storm Ventures, and AME Ventures, and is led by Sean Lynch and Steve Curry; the two had been at Yahoo and Ticketmaster previously.

Building an Online Brand - Startups Uncensored

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We are joined this month by Sean Moriarty, the former CEO of TicketMaster. During his time at Ticketmaster, Moriarty led the company through its multiple acquisitions and strategic investments. And by Blake Irving, the (Former) Corporate Vice President, Windows Live Platform Group. Blake led the effort to build and operate the most efficient, global Internet-scale services platform with the broadest and most profitable advertiser and developer ecosystem.

Behind the Scenes: Troy Carter’s SMASHD LABS with Suzy Ryoo

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Trakfire : a platform that enables its community to curate the best music from emerging artists, the third company founded founded by 19 year old USC Iovine Young Academy sophomore Arjun Mehta.

Launchpad LA – 10 Startup Companies to Watch

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Commission Junction, MySpace, TicketMaster and many more. They have developed a cloud-based platform for merchants to publish to multiple distribution networks, including social, mobile and email. The company’s first offering will be a mobile retail commerce platform.

Interview with Wes Brodsky, SaveFans

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We are an offer-based platform that allows users to negotiate the price they buy and sell tickets for, on the secondary market. On the primary side, when you're talking about Ticketmaster or Tickets.com, or the box office, they usually price seats by bundling them into price groups.

Interview with Jordan Glazier, Wildfire Systems

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And, if you're a social platform, is there a way to monetize all that activity happening on your service? Jordan Glazier: Wildfire has developed a platform for monetizing social messaging. Our platform is on all devices and all those communications channels, and is able to detect when consumers are referencing products, services, brand, and merchants in their communications among themselves.

Digitzs: Taking On The Pain Of Payment Processing

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In particular, there are many platforms who enable taking ticket payments for sporting events, donation payments for non profits and rent payments for property managers, who don't fit into the current legacy way payments are handled. There are platforms for donating to nonprofits, and so on.

Events.com: Creating A New Events Management Software Giant, with Gregg Parise

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San Diego''s Events.com (www.events.com) thinks so, saying it is prepared to create a new platformbuilt in the social and mobile agedesigned to help manage all kinds of events, in a way which has been completely overlooked by the incumbent event registration and management providers.

How Event Farm Is Making Events A Part Of Your Sales Funnel

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We provide an event and experiential marketing platform. When you use something like Eventbrite, or Ticketmaster, it doesn't matter who is buying that ticket�they'll let anyone buy a ticket, because you're just a bar code. In the corporate world, events are more than just an event�they are opportunity to connect with your customers and turn potential customers into buyers. How do you make those events happen?

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Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

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The city has, however, quietly been home to some of the most successful online companies to date, including CitySearch (sold to Ticketmaster for $260 million in 1998), Overture (acquired by Yahoo for $2 billion in 2003), eHarmony and LowerMyBills (bought by Experian for $330 million in 2005).

Interview with Scot Richardson, Laughstub

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We provide a customer relationship tool, a way to market intelligently to customers, with full reporting functionality, and ability to run business and marketing reports like giving you the zip codes of where your purchases are coming from, marketing tools like auto-tweet, and email management and an auto-publishing platform to publish events to other sites like CitySearch and Eventful. For anyone that small, Ticketmaster doesn't make sense.

Bringing The Benefit Of Managed Cloud To Enterprises, With Metacloud

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We have the best engineers in the world here at MetaCloud, the former cloud engineering team at Ticketmaster, which operates your cloud every day, deploys software updates, and gives you the economic performance of the cloud, but where you data is always under control and on your premises.

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Interview with Harry Lin, Lottay

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As you probably know, PayPal just opened up their platform to outside developers, and we took a look at that and the opportunity it presented, and build something based on the PayPal API. People hate fees when you do that, they hate it when they are charged for taking money from an ATM, for Ticketmaster when it charges a fee.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 5.0 – I’m just going to chill out for a bit… (OK, for a month…)

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Blue-chip customers such as Intuit, Williams-Sonoma, Fox Sports/MSN, Ticketmaster, Glaxo Smith Kline, Clear Channel, WebEx and Netflix turn to StrongMail infrastructure to bring enterprise-class reliability to their email systems.