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Mobile Ticketing Company Gametime Closes On $13.3M Venture Capital Funding

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 14 / 15

S.F.-based mobile ticketing company Gametime has closed on a $13.3M Series A venture capital round, led by Silicon Valley private equity firm Accel Partners and including several prominent sports industry execs. The latest round is inclusive of a $4M funding round of convertible notes Gametime did l...

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