Founded after experiencing of trying to book a trip from the UK to Coechella in 2011, festival booking platform Festicket has just raised $680,000 in new funding. Investors include France's Kima Ventures, Jacques-Antoine Granjon of vente-privee.com, the UK's #1 Seed and Playfair Capital, and NYC VC Windcrest Partners.
#1 Seed’s Raj Ramanandi has joined the Board.
UK based Festicket's mission is to make going to a festival as easy as booking a vacation. The startup says it's already partnered with 40 top Euro[pean festivals, taking a 20% commission on packages that can include tickets, transportation and accommodations. The company says it has 27,000 active members in the EU..