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Rush49 Customer Confidence Checklist for Returning to Business with COVID-19

Opening up is just the first step in a return to some form of normalcy. No matter how many businesses are open, it will take confident customers who feel safe to really bring things back. After speaking with hundreds of businesses in the travel, tourism, and experiences industries, we have put together a comprehensive list…
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Rush49 offers free consulting on EIDL and PPP loans during Coronavirus shutdown

Disclaimer: This is not legal, tax, or financial advice. Please consult with your attorney or tax advisor before making any financial decision. Rush49 is painfully aware of the impact this unfortunate situation has had on the entire entertainment and experience industry. Having already been through the process, CEO Kumar Kotla and Business Development & Sales…
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Rush49 Tips & References for Disaster Loans

Disclaimer: This is not legal, tax, or financial advice. Please consult with your attorney or tax advisor before making any financial decision. Basic Information • There are currently 5 main programs available: Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Refundable Employee Retention Credit Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Emergency EIDL Grants Emergency Family and Medical Leave • Payroll…
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Rush49 Signs Blockbuster Agreement With Front Gate Tickets

Rush49 and Front Gate Tickets, a subsidiary of Live Nation Entertainment/Ticketmaster, have finalized a partnership that will bring an exciting new end-to-end experience service to festival-goers across the nation. Rush49 will bring its cutting-edge services and passionate audience to join with Front Gate’s top-tier festival roster to provide customers with a quality ticket-buying and Experience…
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Kumar Kotla of Rush49 hits the Bay Area to meet with other Industry influencers

Last week Rush49 CEO Kumar Kotla ventured to Silicon Valley to meet with other industry leaders to discuss current issues facing the ticket-selling space and to strategize about addressing the needs of the emerging experience culture. The first stop was was a session with the StubHub team to find opportunities where the two companies can…
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Rush49 invited to pitch at prestigious LAUNCH Scale Investors Conference

On October 7-8 in San Francisco, Angel Investor Jason Calacanis (Thumbtack, Uber, Trello) hosted LAUNCH Scale, a gathering of the world’s top technology investors and executives in San Francisco. Thousands of companies applied to pitch to this room of tech powerhouses, but only a few were selected, including Rush49. CEO Vamsi “Kumar” Kotla shared the…
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Rush49 voted among best places to work in Southern California

Bringing exciting experiences to people across America is no simple task. It requires the staff at Rush49 to wear many hats, work at a fast and dynamic pace, and constantly scour for new and compelling experiences to offer. With so much to do and so many places to cover, one might expect it to be…
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Rush49 Welcomes Nagu Thogiti – AI Pioneer

EL SEGUNDO, CALIFORNIA, August 1, 2019 -- Rush49, America’s industry leader in experiences, welcomes Nagu Thogiti to its Board of Advisors. Mr. Thogiti joins Rush49 as it builds its new Experience as a Service (EAAS) offering. “EAAS is an exciting new concept in customer service,” said Kumar Kotla, CEO and founder of Rush49. “While other…
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Rush49 Among Handful Selected for Test of New Google Ads Platform

El Segundo Startup Excited About Elite Recognition EL SEGUNDO, Calif., October 29, 2018 -- El Segundo startup Rush49 (www.rush49.com) was chosen as a pilot participant in the private Alpha phase of Google’s latest advertising platform. In fact, Rush49 was one of the first few advertisers in the world to be whitelisted for this program. This…
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