LOS ANGELES and TAMPA, Florida., March 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Angel City FC (ACFC), Los Angeles’ The professional women’s soccer team set to hit the pitch this spring, has partnered with Venuetize, the leader in mobile and advanced payment technology, to offer fans an innovative way to engage with the ACFC community via a dedicated mobile application.
The mobile application – which is now available in the App store and Google Play Store – features a community chat feature that allows season ticket holders and supporters to connect with each other on location or at home, a first for Venuetize. Other features will include an integration with Ticketmaster for mobile ticketing, team and event news, community updates, and the ability to access the team store to purchase merchandise. Users will also be able to connect to Spotify playlists from their favorite ACFC players.
The second phase of the mobile app, launched ahead of their first game at Banc of California Stadium, Angel City’s home ground, will host game and team-focused features such as rosters, player profiles, schedule, live stats and results as part of their NWSL/OPTA integration. Venuetize’s e-commerce capabilities will also allow fans to use their phones for mobile orders and mobile payments at the stadium.
“It became clear during our first meeting that Venuetize was the right partner to build our mobile experience. They understood our need to create a fan engagement app that combines utility, commerce and community that also allows us to interact with our fans in a way that is unique to Angel City,” said ACFC Founder and President Julie Uhrmann. “Our community of ACFC supporters is a direct extension of our team, and we’re building this app with them in mind, getting their feedback and guidance throughout the process. As well as helping our fans stay up-to-date with RAC news, they will learn about our players and our games, buy tickets and purchase products. Most importantly for RAC, the app will allow our community to chat directly with each other. others, allowing our fans to organize themselves, and thereby create a stronger united bond around all things Angel Ville.”
“The new Angel City FC mobile app is a unique experience that best represents the club’s diverse and passionate fanbase,” said DC Ramsey, Vice President of Marketing at Venuetize. “We are delighted to work with Angel City FC, who are working with us to try out new technologies, such as chat functionality which is a first in our space. We are proud to have helped Angel City FC deliver a mobile experience that prides itself on a sense of community, and we hope to introduce new and innovative solutions for the club as our partnership continues to grow.”
Venuetize is the leading mobile technology and advanced e-commerce platform for the sports, hospitality and entertainment industries. The company’s proven platform (PaaS) connects technology ecosystems, facilitates e-commerce and delivers cutting-edge mobile-first experiences. With over 185+ third-party integrations, Venuetize offers unparalleled flexibility to create a simpler, safer, and more enjoyable experience for customers. Founded in 2014, Venuetize works with professional sports teams, stadiums and arenas, casinos, entertainment districts and shopping destinations around the world. For more information, visit http://www.venuetize.com/.
ABOUT ANGEL CITY FOOTBALL CLUB
Angel City Football Club (ACFC), the 11th member of the National Women’s Soccer League, will take the field in spring 2022 and call the Banc of California Stadium downtown Los Angeles their house. The team is founded by the Oscar-winning actress and activist Natalie Portmantechnology venture capitalist Kara Nortmanmedia and games entrepreneur Julie Uhrmannand the founder of Seven Seven Six and former executive chairman of Reddit, Alexis Ohanian. Former England women’s national team striker Eniola Aluko leads the team as sporting director, and Freya Coombe is the head coach of the team.
Learn more about ACFC on www.angelcity.com and follow the team on social media @weareangelcity. Subscriptions start at $180 for 12 home games, and group deposits are now on sale at https://angelcity.com/tickets.
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