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Startup hustle: Why two men decided to sleep together in a van for months on end

When Kevin Hong left his Wall Street job to become an entrepreneur, he didn't know it would mean living in his underpants in a van for months at a time.

May 13, 2013 Read full article

An 'Unsexy' Start-Up Tries to Fill Movie Seats

Dealflicks has contracted with 62 movie theaters so far. First to sign on was the Gardena Cinema in Los Angeles County. Mr. Hong wooed its Korean owners by bringing them his mother's homemade pajun scallion pancakes.

November 28, 2012 Read full article

ConsumerWatch: Websites Offer Discounted Theater Tickets

A new Bay Area start-up is making it easier to save money on movie tickets. Dealflicks offers users discounts of between 15% to 37% on tickets at independent theaters all over the country.

November 16, 2012 Read full article

Platform fills empty cinema seats through customer discounts

While Pogoseat is helping sports fans to pay a little extra to move into better seats otherwise left unused or unsold at live games, DealFlicks is combatting the same problem for cinemas, and at the same time offering film lovers lower priced tickets.

November 13, 2012 Read full article

Hotwire For Theaters Dealflicks Refocuses on Transparent Movie Discounts

Oakland, CA-based startup Dealflicks announced this week that it has been selected as one of the 33 companies to join the latest class of startup accelerator 500 Startups. The online platform aims to help movie theaters fill their empty seats by offering discounted tickets and concession combos ranging between 40-60 percent off.

November 2, 2012 Read full article

Dave McClure's 500 Startups Chooses 33 Companies For Its Fifth Accelerator Batch, Bets Big On International

Dealflicks - Offers movie tickets and concessions for up to 60 percent off, like Priceline or Hotwire for movie theaters

October 31, 2012 Read full article

MoviePass is not the only product aiming to boost movie attendance by discounting ticket prices.

DealFlicks, for example, an Oakland, Calif.-based startup, launched last April with an opaque Hotwire-Priceline type model: The customer agrees to a ticket price that's 40% to 60% off retail, but only finds out the exact theater and showtime after a nonrefundable payment has been collected.

October 2, 2012 Read full article

Dealflicks Start Up is Just the Movie Ticket

The Bay Area company says it can get you to the movies on the cheap.

July 26, 2012 Read full article

Start Up Offers Deals Garden Movie Goers

Business schools and textbooks have long promoted the concept of "win-win situations" ... Manager George Gohl of the Greenfield Garden Cinemas and Kevin Hong, co-founder of Dealflicks of Oakland, Calif., have begun collaboration they think will boost both organizations.

July 21, 2012 Read full article

Oakland Startup Dealflicks Tries to Fill Movie Seats Emptied

Sean Wycliffe does not know exactly how many empty seats there are on any given day in movie theaters. But if his Oakland-based startup DealFlicks is successful, whatever seats are empty will be filled.

July 16, 2012 Read full article

Web startup Dealflicks launches in Santa Cruz, hopes to bring youth back to the movies

Prospective savings should profit Santa Cruzans as soon as web-based startup Dealflicks and theaters Nickelodeon and Del Mar sew up their agreement, in upcoming weeks.

June 19, 2012 Read full article

Cool Startups - Dealflicks.com

Dealflicks aims to revolutionize the entertainment business by connecting movie theaters with movie enthusiasts, allowing theaters to sell empty seats at a discount, generally 40% to 60% off the regular ticket price. This way, movie theaters make money off what would otherwise have been a no-sale, and customers get to enjoy movies for less.

June 15, 2012 Read full article

Too Cheap For Movie Theaters? Dealflicks Is Set To Change That

So I'm pumped about Dealflicks, a startup that's currently operating in beta in Los Angeles. Dealflicks wants to connect movie theaters with customers, selling their empty seats for 40%-60% off the normal ticket price. Movie theaters get people in the seats and customers get to dish out less cash.

June 13, 2012 Read full article