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SeatGeek Raises $35M

Ticket search engine SeatGeek has raised a $35 million Series B round led by Accel Partners. Causeway Media Partners, a sports-focused investment fund led by Boston Celtics CEO Wyc Grousbeck, also participated in the round, alongside Super Bowl MVPs Peyton and Eli Manning, Nas, and Melo7 Tech Partners. Other participating investors include Stanford University Athletics, Seattle Mariners co-owner and Real Networks founder Rob Glaser, and NBA veterans Shane Battier and Mike Dunleavy Jr. Existing investors, including Mousse Partners and Thomas Lerhman, also participated in the round.

Accel Partner’s John Locke will join the company’s board alongside company founders Jack Groetzinger and Russ D’Souza and David Frankel from Founder Collective. Founder Collective first seeded SeatGeek in 2010.

SeatGeek says it expects to drive over $160 million of ticket sales in 2014.

[Image courtesy: SeatGeek]

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