Star of ABC’s “Shark Tank” Joins TicketLeap as Brand Ambassador and Advisor
Posted May 11, 2012 at 11:13 am
PHILADELPHIA, PA, May 11, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Today TicketLeap announces Daymond John, star of ABC’s “Shark Tank” and founder of FUBU, has signed on as TicketLeap’s brand ambassador and advisor. As an ardent supporter of entrepreneurship and a renowned brand consultant for celebrity music artists and entertainers, Daymond will advise TicketLeap on branding strategy and promote the platform as a perfect tool for artists and entertainers looking to grow their own brand and business.
TicketLeap is a powerful event registration platform designed to make creating events and selling tickets easier and more social than ever. By putting the control of the ticketing process into the hands of event organizers, from pre-event sales to marketing and more, TicketLeap empowers anyone hosting a live event to become an entrepreneur.
Daymond John shares TicketLeap’s commitment to help entrepreneurs gain the tools they need to succeed. From his close work with live music artists and entertainers, Daymond understands the current nature of ticketing is broken and supports TicketLeap in its mission to provide artists, entertainers, and other event organizers with the ability to control their ticketing.
“We see an important trend in the music industry towards helping artists own their events,” said Chris Stanchak, founder and CEO of TicketLeap. “We’re excited to have Daymond John on board to promote TicketLeap as a tool that does just that — give artists, or any live event organizer, the power to manage their ticketing, collect fan data, and grow their own business.”
“Recently, I’ve been looking for the right tech companies to align with, and I couldn’t be more excited to announce my partnership with TicketLeap to help promote its amazing services and develop its future growth,” John said. “Having seen what the TicketLeap platform can do to drive sales and create a natural online dialogue about an event, it’s clear that TicketLeap is leading the way for innovative ticketing.”
Daymond John joins TicketLeap’s impressive group of advisors, which includes Guy Kawaski, founder of Alltop and Garage Technology Ventures; Mark Goldstein, CEO of Loyalty Labs; and Steve Davis, president of Rue La La. For more information on TicketLeap and Daymond John’s partnership, please visit www.ticketleap.com/thesharkdaymond .
About Daymond John
Daymond John is the founder of revolutionary sportswear company, FUBU “For Us, By Us,” investor on the entrepreneurial business show Shark Tank on ABC, award-winning author and branding genius. Today, his branding firm, Shark Branding, has worked with some of the world’s biggest names, such as Lennox Lewis, Muhammad Ali, the Kardashians, Pitbull, and Idris Elba.
Notably, Daymond has been recognized as Brandweek Marketer of the Year, NAACP Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Crain’s Business of Forty Under Forty Award, Ernst & Young’s New York Entrepreneur of the Year Award and honored as the Advertising Age Marketing 1000 Award for Outstanding Ad Campaign.
For more information, please visit, http://www.daymondjohn.com
TicketLeap is a powerful event registration platform designed to make creating events and selling tickets easier and more social than ever. Event organizers can sell tickets quickly, track sales in real-time and get people talking about events from one unified system. Ticket buyers can see who else is attending events through social media feeds and let the world know where they’re going. Learn more at www.ticketleap.com .