Category Archives: soCal

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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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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Pitbull & Enrique Iglesias – Staples Center, Los Angeles

After our incredible time in San Diego last week, Rush49 decided to keep it local for this round of company fun. Pitbull and Enrique Iglesias were in Los Angeles performing at the Staples Center, so we knew we needed to go check them out! Both Pitbull and Enrique Iglesias are seasoned veterans, having been in…
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Southern California Bucket List

Break Away from the Norm With These Top 10 SoCal Experiences Southern California may be known for its great weather, beautiful beaches, and amazing surf, but when you want to experience more than the average tourist, you need to look a little deeper. From music festivals to touring the coast by helicopter, there’s something for…
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Rush49’s Best of LA Food Trucks

[caption id="attachment_1629" align="aligncenter" width="482"] Vote in the 2nd Annual Rush49 Best of LA Food Truck![/caption] The west coast, more specifically, Los Angeles can be credited for the Food Truck revolution. With the popularity being bigger than ever before, the options of mobile cuisine are virtually endless. Everyone has a favorite, but which truck is good enough…
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The Happy Place Music Festival

[caption id="attachment_1596" align="aligncenter" width="405"] Spend New Years Eve at the best new Cannabis Event in SoCal, The Happy Place Music Festivals.[/caption] Looking for a different type of thing to do for New Years Eve? Rush49 has sold tickets for the biggest cannabis events and concerts across the country for years. From Blazers Cup to Chalice…
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