LOS ANGELES, March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TicketGuardian, the insurtech startup transforming the live event ticketing industry, today announced its partnership with SquadUP, to bring event enthusiasts peace of mind when booking in advance on the white label platform. Together, the two companies are helping users safeguard their cash and eliminate purchase regret.

TicketGuardian, a tech-focused leader in transactional insurance, provides mobile-first ticketing platform SquadUP with additional value to their clients' registration checkout. Through the partnership, SquadUP will provide ticket holders with TicketGuardian insurance to protect them against the unknown, since attendees often purchase tickets well in advance of the date of the event. 

"We're thrilled to be partnering with SquadUP," says Bryan Derbyshire, Founder and CEO of TicketGuardian. "Today, more people are buying experiences several months in advance, and we're enthusiastic that SquadUP and TicketGuardian are aligned in driving the message that clients and fans come first."

SquadUP, an industry leader in mobile-first and white label ticketing, provides event organizers with a suite of mobile first products for ticketing, event management audience engagement.  The company also offers a completely white-labeled implementation for enterprise customers.

"By partnering with TicketGuardian, we have a unique opportunity to use technology to create a win-win situation for patrons and organizers," says Willie Litvack, Founder and CEO of SquadUP. "TicketGuardian's individualized policies will provide patrons with peace of mind while giving organizers the opportunity to maximize revenue through the sale of unused inventory."

About TicketGuardian:
TicketGuardian is an insurtech firm that partners with ticketing & registration platforms, committed to bridging the gap between a customer's peace of mind and the non-refundable world of events and ticketing. Founded in 2016, TicketGuardian's intuitive and easy-to-use platform provides low cost coverage to protect attendees from financial stress, should normal life circumstances prevent them from attending an event. Based in California, TicketGuardian provides ticket protection in various different markets including concerts, music, food & wine festivals, professional sporting events, marathons, endurance races, conferences, camps and more.  Find out more at www.ticketguardian.net

About SquadUP
SquadUP is a mobile-first ticketing, event management and audience engagement platform. The Company provides software to more than 600 customers including The New Yorker, American City Business Journals, The New York City Wine and Food Festival, The Wall St. Journal, The Charleston Wine and Food Festival, The New Orleans Wine + Food Experience, The San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival, Fullscreen Live, The Duke Global Entrepreneurship Network, Gladiator Rock N Run, The USC Center for Body Computing, and Richmond Jazz Festival. The platform's major value proposition hinges on an integrated, fully-featured mobile app for attendees and organizers in addition to a completely white labeled implementation package for enterprise customers.

Bryan Derbyshire