ReplyBuy, a Scottsdale, Arizona-based provider of solutions for enabling instant mobile ticket purchases, raised $2m in funding.
Backers included Enspire Capital, Sand Hill Angels, MRTNZ Ventures, Kosinski Ventures, SEAG Ventures, Arizona Tech Investors and Desert Angels and Ivan Brockman (who founded Blackstone’s Silicon Valley Office).
The company, which has raised $2.6m to date, intends to use the funds to continue the development of the user experience as well as introduce new client capabilities and value added services. It is actively hiring within engineering, marketing and sales.
Led by founder and CEO Josh Manley, ReplyBuy provides a platform that enables teams, clubs and venues to connect in real-time with their fans and execute a mobile ticket purchase with a reply text message. The company provides a backend solution with various fan engagement options to premier clients such as the Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Clippers, Brooklyn Nets, Detroit Pistons, Washington Capitals, San Francisco 49ers, Auburn University, UCLA, LSU and a multitude of others.