Ticket 9, a Coimbatore-based event tech startup, has successfully secured $120,000 in pre-seed funding. The funding comes from notable investors including Prabhu Rangarajan, Co-founder of M2P; Vijay Pravin Maharajan, Founder & CEO of bitsCrunch; Ashok Vardharajan, CTO of bitsCrunch; Mohan K, Founder & CEO of Ippopay, along with CTO Jaikumar; Sudalai Rajkumar, Head of AI & ML at Growfin; Sundararaman Ramasamy, Co-founder of Wilcosource; Krishmani Kannan, Co-founder of Deliver.sg; Selvamuthukumar, CTO of Witree; as well as other angel investors from the United States, Singapore, Australia, and Bangkok.
The startup plans to utilize the funds it has raised to improve its product development, bolster its technology infrastructure and team, and expand its market reach. These efforts aim to deliver a comprehensive and adaptable solution that empowers event organizers in creating successful events, as per reported by BW Disrupt.
“In addition to product development and team expansion, Ticket 9 plans to automate and simplify traditionally time-consuming tasks in the event industry”, says Santhos Premraj –Ticket 9, Co-founder and Chief of Product.
Ticket 9, co-founded by Yazhini Shanmugam and Santhos Premraj, is an Event Tech startup that specializes in developing SaaS products. Their suite of tools offers a comprehensive solution for creating, managing, promoting, and monetizing events of various sizes and types. By leveraging the platform, event organizers can streamline their event management processes to enhance revenue growth, while event enthusiasts gain the ability to discover personalized events in their vicinity.
The company’s mission is to make it as easy as possible for event organizers to successfully create and manage their events. “As an investor in Ticket 9, I am thrilled to be part of a game-changing event tech platform that is revolutionizing the way we experience live events. Ticket 9’s innovative solutions and seamless user experience are set to reshape the industry and provide unparalleled opportunities for event organizers and attendees alike. I have great confidence in the team’s vision and expertise”, says bitsCrunch’s Founder and CEO – Vijay Pravin Maharajan.
“Ticket 9 redefines the way people discover, purchase, and enjoy live events. The team’s passion for creating memorable event experiences, unwavering dedication, innovative mindset, and profound understanding of the industry sets them apart”, says Growfin’s Head of AI and ML – Sudalai Rajkumar. Yazhini Shanmugam, Co-founder & CEO of Ticket 9 pointed out that “the event industry has experienced significant growth globally in recent years. People are seeking opportunities to connect, learn, and be entertained, which has led to a rise in events across various industries especially after the pandemic.”
About Ticket 9
Ticket 9 is an event tech Saas platform, building products that provide a comprehensive suite of tools to create, manage, promote, and monetize events of any type and size. The platform helps event organizers to streamline event management to drive revenue growth and Event enthusiasts to discover more personalized events nearby.