TORONTO, Jan. 26 /CNW/ - Madonna's last concert sold out in three
minutes. Jersey Boys had a five month wait. Superbowl tickets are the stuff of
fantasy. For Canadian sports, music and theatre fans, trying to get tickets to
premier events has historically been an exercise in futility; without
corporate connections or sheer luck, navigating jammed phone lines and
inundated websites usually leads to frustration and disappointment, but not
Thus the inspiration for FanXchange.com, Canada's premier online
marketplace for secondary tickets sales. Developed by Toronto natives Shawn
Brookes and Brandon Koffler, the new website offers an online platform for
fans to buy and sell tickets to concerts, the theatre, and sporting events
across Canada and the United States.
"We saw both a need and an opportunity for such a service," says Koffler,
CEO and Co-Founder of FanXchange. "This is genuinely an untapped market in
Canada, but one that mutually benefits both the buyer and the seller."
The biggest benefit to users is the site's proprietary FanX Guarantee,
which protects both the buyer and the seller from fraud or loss of money.
While other trading sites do offer ticket exchange platforms, incidents of
fraud are very high, with parties left to fend for themselves if funds or
goods are not delivered. With FanXchange, buyers are guaranteed to receive
their tickets, on time, or their money back, while sellers are guaranteed
payment for their relinquished tickets. Moreover, the site is secure and very
easy to navigate. Take the tour at www.fanxchange.com.
Ultimately, the beauty of FanXchange is that it provides sellers the
platform to set any price they want, while giving fans desperate to get their
hands on coveted tickets a hope of getting seats for fair market value. With
tickets being added constantly, FanXchange is Canada's best source for
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