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The Story behind Festicket

Everything started in April 2011, when Zack, Jonathan and Jerome – long-time friends – wanted to organise a group trip to the world famous festival, Coachella. They asked themselves essential questions: "Should we go camping, or stay at a hotel?", "Is this hostel convenient? Does it provide the best value for money?", "Should we go for the VIP ticket or the General Admission one?", and "Should we book local transportation?". The planning and booking process was painful, time consuming and very expensive!

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They didn’t make it to Coachella that year. Instead, they started on a mission: To gather the festival and live music community around a central booking platform to make things more open, aware and connected. After a few weeks of brainstorming (and quite a few Skype sessions), Festicket was born.

The Business

1,000+Festivals

50+Countries

4,500+Suppliers

800,000+Travellers since 2012

Festicket is an innovative website that packages together festival tickets with travel, accommodation and add-ons to create complete festival trips that can be booked in one click. We work with festivals as official partners so we can provide general admission and VIP tickets to some of the world’s greatest festivals. Then we add handpicked hotels, trusted transfer services and any extras to create festival packages that are completely hassle-free. Enjoy yourself and let us sort out the details.

Our Investors

Festicket - Profounder Capital
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Festicket - LEPE Partners
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Festicket - Wellington Partners

The Team

Matt EphgraveCOO
Yonas BlayCCO
Matt JaredTechnical Lead
Bob WinslowHead of Operations
Greg HolmesHead of Business Development
Hiab PetrosHead of Accommodation
Francesca Wong-Kwan-LunHead of Account Management
Joel RobertsonHead of Content
Caroline YabasHead of Finance and Accounting
Leroy KerryHead of Talent
Guillaume VerbaereHead of Product Design
Jon ParsonsFrontend Lead

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