Over the last 18 months or so, a mobile app called Gametime has helped sports fans book last-minute tickets to sporting events in cities across the U.S. Now, after growing nearly 600 percent year-over-year, the company has closed out on $13 million in funding led by Accel Partners.
Gametime provides a mobile-only platform that helps users find tickets to various sporting events near them. The company has an app that surfaces available seats, with the ability to purchase and redeem their tickets directly from a user’s mobile phone.
Purchases can be made in just a few swipes, and tickets can be shared via text and email with others who plan to attend. As a result, customers can choose to attend games at the last minute without having to worry about exchanging tickets or picking them up from a will call window.
That freedom and flexibility has led Gametime customers to…
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