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Tikly is a ticketing service that empowers artists, musicians, & event organizers to provide a quality ticketing experience to their fans.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Des Moines, IA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2011
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

Tikly is a ticketing platform that offers lower service fees, opens revenue streams for bands/venues/organizations and places tickets back in the hands of the talent. Our system is self-serve, which means a customer manages the process of selling tickets on their own. Our marketing focus is on bands and venues, but we've attracted a number of customers from other industries without any marketing or significant sales efforts.


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    Emma Rose Peterson
    CEO & Founder

    Emma Peterson is a 22 year old CEO with a background in marketing, management, and grass roots promotion. After touring for two years with the nationally successful band, The Nadas, she saw a need for a change in the ticketing industry. Thus, she launched her first company while continuing to expand her knowledge base with The Nadas and various freelance marketing strategy clients. In less than one year, she has led Tikly to positive cash flow.

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    Brian Douglas Hemesath

    Brian is a serial entrepreneur with a focus on technology. In 2001 he founded a boutique web development company, Diligent IS, which he sold in 2010. In 2005 he co-founded Catchwind, a SMS platform & mobile marketing company with clients nationwide which he sold in 2012. He is the CEO of VolunteerLocal, a online service to manage volunteer scheduling and communication for events & festivals. In 2011, he joined Emma Peterson to help build Tikly.


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    Drew Larson
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    Craig Brandt