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Airship Acquires Conversational Commerce Pioneer ReplyBuy to Accelerate Expansion into Mobile Commerce

September 24, 2020 — Customer engagement company Airship today announced that it has acquired ReplyBuy, a company that pioneered fully integrated solutions for payments over SMS.

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Phoenix Rising Extends Partnership With ReplyBuy To Provide Their Sales & Service Teams With A New, Innovative Solution

June 4, 2019- Phoenix Rising's front office officially announced an extension of their partnership with ReplyBuy and the rollout of their new, one-to-one, text messaging platform, ReplyBuy Messenger.

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Southern Miss Athletics Partners with ReplyBuy to Adopt a New, Innovative Text Messaging Platform

April 23, 2019- The University of Southern Mississippi's Athletic Department officially announced a partnership with ReplyBuy and the rollout of their new, one-to-one, text-messaging platform, ReplyBuy Messenger. Southern Miss' Ticket Sales team is utilizing the product to reach their fans with personalized conversations in an effective and scalable manner.

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Loyola Partners With ReplyBuy To Adopt A New, Innovative Text Messaging Platform

April 21, 2019- Loyola University Chicago's Athletic Department officially announced a partnership with ReplyBuy and the rollout of their new, one-to-one, text messaging platform, ReplyBuy Messenger. Fans can now text the Loyola ticket office at 773-508-WOLF for quicker service and more personalized communication. 

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Why Mobile Tech Is An Important Player During The NCAA 'Final Four'

April 6, 2019- This company is looking to disrupt the status quo of simply emailing, cold calling customers and hoping for the best to engage via social media or paid placements online. Rapidly growing across various market segments, ReplyBuy also now has a dominant presence within professional sports and collegiate athletics.

Josh Manley - Business Rockstars

Featured in April 2018's edition of business rockstars.

10 Best Tech Startups in Scottsdale

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Scottsdale, Arizona. Additionally, all companies must be independent (un-acquired), privately owned, at most 10 years old, and have received at least one round of funding in order to qualify. 

How artificial intelligence is transforming businesses

Solving business problems and customers expecting convenience and simplicity is why Scottsdale-based ReplyBuy Inc.created its own internal AI for its Joy personal ticketing and entertainment concierge service.

ReplyBuy & UVA Offer Ticket Purchases Via Text Messaging

The Cavaliers' partnership with ReplyBuy provides fans the opportunity to receive exclusive ticket offers for Virginia home athletic events, including football and men's basketball games, via text messaging. Fans can purchase tickets to these events quickly and easily via text message and the tickets will be instantly delivered to the buyer's phone...

ReplyBuy brings an AI concierge to the sports and entertainment market

ReplyBuy is introducing artificial intelligence to the sports and entertainment vertical. Dubbed, the AI is a VIP concierge service that will make it even easier for users to get their hands on tickets to major events.

Huskers fans can get notified of ticket availability by text

Nebraska fans can now use text messaging to buy tickets that suddenly become available for home games in football and three other sports. The athletic department Tuesday announced the launch of Big Red ReplyBuy via its new partnership with global sales platform provider ReplyBuy.

EXCLUSIVE: Scottsdale text message ticket service links deals with Phoenix Suns, Talking Stick Resort Arena

Scottsdale-based ReplyBuy Inc. has signed a three-year partnership with the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, Arizona Rattlers and Talking Stick Resort Arena to allow fans to instantaneously purchase tickets on their mobile devices by simply responding to a text message.

Via ReplyBuy, Cavs tickets can be just a text away

In the limited instances in which seats on the primary market become available, however, the Cavs can send you a text message. The same goes for Dan Gilbert’s other sports properties — the Cleveland Gladiators and Lake Erie Monsters. Via a partnership with Scottsdale, Ariz.-based ReplyBuy, Cavs fans who sign up for ReplyBuy’s service get a text when tickets are made available...

Why Brands From Barbie to Uber Are So Hot on Chatbots

Are automated messaging platforms the new customer service reps?

Richard Smullen says a painfully long wait for a Delta Air Lines customer service rep inspired him to join the world of artificial intelligence.

BC Athletics to Offer Instant Mobile Ticket purchases with replyBuy

Boston College Athletics is now partnering with ReplyBuy to provide fans with the ability to instantly purchase tickets through text messaging.
ReplyBuy is a sports and technology company with partnerships across the United States and Canada with a large...

Professional sports teams lure fans with free phone data

Teams are also making the process of buying tickets on mobile devices more seamless for their fans. Seventy professional and college sports teams — 10 of them from the NBA, including the Suns — currently use ReplyBuy, a service that allows fans to buy last-minute tickets by replying to a text.

National Sports Forum Partners with ReplyBuy to Showcase New Mobile Sports Ticketing & Payments Platform

The National Sports Forum announces partnership with ReplyBuy, Inc. which is described as what “might be one of the fastest-growing ticket companies in the sports marketing space” by ESPN. 

Meet the Finalists For The NFL's 1sr And Future

ReplyBuy turns conversations into transactions by enabling professional teams, universities and venues to connect in real-time with their fans via mobile, who can then execute a purchase with a quick “reply” text message.


Scottsdale text-message ticket service raises $2 million in seed funding

A Scottsdale startup that allows event-goers to buy tickets with a text message has closed on an additional $2 million in its seed round Monday, with plans to hire and expand its business.

The new funding round brings ReplyBuy’s total capital raised to $2.6 million since its 2012 launch.

ReplyBuy and Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement (Formerly Paciolan) Announce Partnership

ReplyBuy, the market leader in enabling instant mobile ticket sales, and Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement, a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing and analytics solutions, today announced a comprehensive new partnership.

Duck's fans have a new mobile option for buying tickets

"The University of Oregon prides itself on innovation and with ReplyBuy we will enable our fans to use technology to purchase tickets instantly," said senior associate AD Craig Pintens said in a released statement. "We are always looking for unique ways to enhance the fan experience and this is another tool in the arsenal.”

Text-to-buy initiative boosts ticket sales for Pistons, PS&E

The Detroit Pistons found success last season with a new text message-based ticket sales initiative, so it has been expanded to Palace Sports & Entertainment's other venues. The Pistons moved about 1,000 single-game tickets with the text-to-buy technology, and PS&E has sold about 100 event tickets in the three weeks since launching the service.

Palace, ReplyBuy Partner to Offer Instant Mobile Ticket Purchasing

Palace Sports & Entertainment has announced a partnership with ReplyBuy, a program that allows for instant mobile ticket purchases. “One of the challenges we have with our concerts is letting fans know when tickets still remain for popular artists as the assumption is that they are sold out,” says Mike Donnay...

Text-to-buy initiative boosts ticket sales for Pistons 

The Detroit Pistons found success last season with a new text message-based ticket sales initiative, so it has been expanded to Palace Sports & Entertainment's other venues. The Pistons moved about 1,000 single-game tickets with the text-to-buy technology, and PS&E has sold about 100 event tickets in the three weeks since launching the service.

New app lets fans purchase sporting event tickets via text

Mobile ticketing startup ReplyBuy on Friday inked a deal with the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers and their high-tech home field, Levi’s Stadium.

Mobile apps may be what's hot in the tech world, but one startup has found early success using text messaging to help sports teams sell more tickets.

Gator fans now can buy tickets via text

A men’s basketball game is approaching. The University of Florida sends out a text message to fans. Fans send a quick text back and get seats to the game.

That’s the process for a service called Text for Tix launched this month by the University of Florida. It allows the Gator faithful to sign up for free at and receive a text a day...

NC State Chooses ReplyBuy

The NC State Athletics department today announced its new partnership with ReplyBuy, the leading platform for messaging-enabled commerce that provides businesses with a unique combination of instant buyer engagement, artificial intelligence, analytics and payments.

Text Tech Partners with ReplyBuy

Texas Tech Athletics announced Wednesday a new partnership with ReplyBuy, a global sales provider that specializes in providing fans with an instantaneous way to purchase tickets.
Through this partnership, Red Raider fans will be able to instantly buy tickets to any Red Raider sporting event by simply replying to a text message. 

Nebraska chooses ReplyBuy for mobile ticket purchases

Big Red Reply Buy will allow fans to purchase tickets to Husker games by responding to a text message.

Spurs, Suns Sign Deals With ReplyBuy For Text-Based Ticketing

ReplyBuy has signed a two-year deal with the Spurs that will allow fans to buy tickets via text message. The agreement, financial terms of which were were not disclosed, also covers other Spurs Sports & Entertainment-owned franchises: the NBA D-League Austin Spurs, WNBA San Antonio Stars, AHL San Antonio Rampage and USL San Antonio FC (John Lombardo, Staff Writer).

Scottsdale Based ReplyBuy Signs Contract with Arizona Rattlers, Phoenix Suns

Scottsdale-based ReplyBuy Inc. signed a three-year contract with the Arizona Rattlers, Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, and Talking Stick Resort Arena. The partnership will let fans buy game tickets with a single text on their mobile phones.

ReplyBuy Nominated for Best in Mobile Fan Experience, Further Solidifying Its Market Presence

Over the past year, there has been a significant increase in the number of organizations that have embraced ReplyBuy to power instant mobile sales by removing the friction that typically accompanies event-related consumer transactions.

ReplyBuy Helps You Buy Things With Texts

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70 Teams Now Use ReplyBuy To Let Fans Buy Tickets With Just A Text

Teams that use ReplyBuy are able to engage fans directly on their mobile phone through a universal form of communication keeping them within the same environment through the entire buying flow and allowing them to complete a purchase on any mobile device regardless of the operating system.

ReplyBuy Lets consumers buy tickets by text

According to The Wall Street Journal, ReplyBuy, a startup that lets users buy tickets entirely within their preferred texting apps, is not only gaining followers, but investors, too. ReplyBuy recently secured $2 million in seed funding for growth, and the startup is wasting no time with ongoing negotiations with 50 stadiums and teams across the NBA, NFL and NHL.

ReplyBuy, instant mobile ticket with a text, raises $2M to enhance fan engagement 

ReplyBuy announced today a $2 million raise with participation from Enspire Capital, Sand Hill Angels, MRTNZ Ventures, Kosinski Ventures, SEAG Ventures, Arizona Tech Investors, Desert Angels as well as Ivan Brockman who founded Blackstone’s Silicon Valley Office.

ReplyBuy Raises $2 Million to Sell Sports Tickets by Text

Scottsdale, Ariz., startup ReplyBuy Inc. is betting that sports fans don’t want to download another memory-hogging app, but still want to buy tickets via mobile. The company lets them do so through SMS messages instead.

ReplyBuy is already working with...

Buy your gameday tickets on-demand with a text

Football fans around the country will now have the ability to purchase game tickets through a text using ReplyBuy.

ReplyBuy is a mobile commerce platform that allows customers to purchase items through a text message.

Spectra, ReplyBuy Partner For Ticket Tech; Auburn Football On Board

Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement has entered a multiyear partnership with ReplyBuy in which clients have the ability to sell tickets and merchandise via text-to-buy technology.

ReplyBuy Partners With palace Sports & Entertainment

Arizona startup ReplyBuy aims to make ticket purchasing more convenient by enabling users to buy tickets simply by responding to a text with the word “buy.” ReplyBuy works with more than 30 college and pro-sports teams, as well as professional sports venues, including the Washington Capitals, Levi's Stadium, and the University of Florida. 

ReplyBuy is "Uber-izing" The Sports Techie Space

ReplyBuy, a three year old tech firm, has created a new mobile ticket purchasing experience that’s faster and easier to use than ever. ReplyBuy is starting to make a big impact on the fragmented mobile tech space. “There’s three things people want: simplicity, speed and access,” according to Tony Saia, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of ReplyBuy. 

Powered by text messaging, this mobile ticket startup is seeing early success with sports teams

Mobile apps may be what’s hot in the tech world, but one startup has found early success using text messaging to help sports teams sell more tickets. ReplyBuy, which launched its service less than a year ago, lets fans purchase tickets with a simple text message reply.

Celtics are seventh NBA team to join new ticketing trend

The Boston Celtics this week became the newest team to sign up for what might be the fastest-growing company in the sports ticketing space.

The company is Arizona-based ReplyBuy and it allows fans to opt into an on-demand ticket program through text message.

Teams turn to text as quick, simple way to sell tickets

Several NBA, NHL and college teams are testing a new way to sell single-game tickets through mobile text messages.

ReplyBuy, a 4-year-old Scottsdale, Ariz., tech firm, has deals with the Brooklyn Nets, Washington Capitals and Wizards, Los Angeles Clippers, Detroit Pistons and Arizona Coyotes.

ReplyBuy Enters Entertainment Space

A relative newcomer to the ticketing space that’s been snapping up sports clients is setting entering the concert side of the biz with the announcement of several new partnerships. 

Arizona-based ReplyBuy allows fans to sign up with their favorite teams to instantly buy tickets via text. 

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