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Independent, full-service ticket marketplace for live sports, concert, and theater events.
Vivid Seats is a leading independent ticket marketplace for live sports, concerts, and theater events and a leading provider of technology platforms and service solutions. The Vivid Seats marketplace offers affordability across one of the widest selections of premium tickets and event packages and serves as the official ticketing partner for ESPN, Rolling Stone, the LA Clippers, the Chicago Bears, Notre Dame, and the Duke Blue Devils. The Company’s platform supports all confirmed orders with a 100% buyer guarantee and a dedicated customer service team to ensure the safest and most convenient purchase experience.
Vivid Seats was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.
Vista Equity Partners Fund IV and Vista Equity Partners Fund V completed a strategic investment in Vivid Seats in March 2016.
GTCR made a strategic investment in the Company in June 2017.
Fanxchange is a digital ticket marketplace that provides event ticketing solutions for major loyalty programs, financial institutions, travel providers, and e-commerce marketplaces. The Company distributes across multiple channels to streamline the way customers shop for live events. Fanxchange connects fans, sellers, and partners via best-in-class technology to create a marketplace that enables a seamless buying experience.
Vivid Seats acquired Fanxchange in April 2019.