Hats off to the first company to come out of General Assembly, SeatGeek, which helps users get the best deals on tickets being sold on the secondary markets.
They were part of the inaugural group of start-ups housed at the tech space cum web university in the Flatiron. Now they are moving to down to 11th an University to make room for six summer interns and a gaggle of new employees.
The company recently added Guy Oseary and Ashton Kutcher as investors, bringing some court side celebrity to the $2 million they had already raised from folks like Founders Collective and NYC Seed.
“We’ve currently got 60,000 events at any given time,” says SeatGeek’s Ben Kessler. “We just hired another full time developer and we felt like we’re reaching a size where it was important to get our own space to further establish SeatGeek’s company culture.”