LAS VEGAS, Nev.--TicketCake.com, an event management technology platform enabling event organizers to sell tickets online, is a thriving and growing startup that has made Las Vegas home. The company benefits from the resources provided by The Rob Roy inNEVation Center, the first public/private economic diversification effort of its kind created to support economic development in Nevada.
launched in January 2011 at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City,
Utah, as the primary ticket outlet for the festival's evening concerts
and public events. The company quickly gained traction and relocated to
Las Vegas to integrate into the tech community, establishing a presence
in a city recognized as a world leader in event promotion. Earlier this
year, TicketCake.com hit the million-dollar mark in gross ticket sales
after only 24 months in business, and has processed tickets for local
events as well as headliners including deadmau5, Third Eye Blind, Nelly
and Snoop Dogg.
"The Rob Roy inNEVation Center offered us the
opportunity to meet and collaborate with other technology entrepreneurs
and plug into an ecosystem that fosters growth and supports startups,"
said Jacqueline Jensen, co-founder and COO of TicketCake.com. "The Rob
Roy inNEVation Center provides a connected and progressive environment
for a small, high-growth tech company like TicketCake.com.
Rob Roy inNEVation Center was founded by Switch CEO and Founder Rob Roy
as part of a broader effort to change the economic landscape of Nevada
through resources and collaboration between Nevada entrepreneurs,
business leaders, mentors, investors, educators and government agencies.
This weekend (August 9-11, 2013), the center will host Startup Weekend
Las Vegas, offering entrepreneurs the opportunity to come together and
pitch ideas to technology leaders, learn business basics, build
partnerships and, ultimately, start companies.
As a part of the
mission to enhance public/private collaboration and diversify the Las
Vegas economy by attracting technology companies and corporate
headquarters to Las Vegas, The Rob Roy inNEVation Center donates space
to the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) and the Las Vegas
Metro Chamber of Commerce. This effort is also tied to supporting the
global marketing of Las Vegas and the technology infrastructure and
pro-growth attitude the area offers to attract businesses from around
the world to Las Vegas.
The Rob Roy inNEVation Center is home to
promising companies including Tracky, AlertID, ANI, EGO, Coupla, Apps
Las Vegas, Five Gen, eWorld U, docBeat, The Mean Girls and Orion Network
Solutions as well as the innovative investment and development company,
Rob Roy, the CEO and founder of Switch, is
passionate about enabling a more diverse Nevada economy. He created The
Rob Roy inNEVation Center to provide the resources and connections to
make this happen," said Jason Mendenhall, executive vice president of
cloud at Switch. We are committed to help companies like TicketCake.com
grow and prosper.
The Rob Roy inNEVation Center also offers
close proximity to the Switch SUPERNAPS, the largest, best-designed
technology ecosystems in the world. Switch provides secure,
cost-effective and scalable colocation, connectivity, cloud services and
IT infrastructures to accommodate growth. The SUPERNAPS represent
innovation, security and reliability for more than 600 global clients,
from passionate startups to Fortune 100 powerhouses.
is an event management technology company focused on enabling
professional event organizers to sell more tickets online. The platform
allows professional event organizers to gain access to business
intelligence and manage ticket inventory and pricing. The company
launched in January 2011 at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT
and was the primary seller of nightlife concerts and events open to the
public. The company moved to Las Vegas from Salt Lake City in 2012 to be
part of the VegasTechFund. For more information, visit
About The Rob Roy inNEVation Center
Rob Roy inNEVation Center is the first public and private economic
diversification effort of its kind created to support technology
startups, small businesses, economic development engines, nonprofits and
higher education in Nevada. Rob Roy, the CEO and founder of Switch, is
passionate about enabling a more diverse Nevada economy and created The
Rob Roy inNEVation Center to foster collaboration between Nevada
entrepreneurs, business leaders, mentors, investors, educators and
Located within the Las Vegas Digital
Exchange Campus (LVDEC), The Rob Roy inNEVation Center is comprised of
65,000+ square feet of flexible office space, state-of-the-art event
venues, meeting rooms and educational facilities. The Rob Roy inNEVation
Center offers coworking space, executive suites and space for corporate
headquarter development and close proximity to the Switch SUPERNAPS.
The SUPERNAPS represent innovation, security and reliability for more
than 600 global clients, from passionate startups to Fortune 100
powerhouses. For more information, visit www.innevation.com.