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Peatix is a global community building and event ticketing platform that enables event organizers to rally all who share an interest into a group, and provides powerful tools to seamlessly create, promote, manage, and sell out events of all sizes. Peatix’s innovative, mobile-centric solution for event management has served over 100,000 events as part of 30,000 interest groups across 27 countries since its inception in May 2011. From concerts to conferences, and everything in between, Peatix empowers organizers while enriching the event experience for attendees through social interactions and event and group discovery in its mobile applications (iPhone, Android) and website. Peatix has also completely reimagined the e-ticketing experience with the launch of ColorSync in 2014, a new solution for event check-ins. Thanks to the lowest ticketing fees available, fully customizable event pages and the ability form groups of like-minded individuals on Peatix, event organizers can now promote, sell tickets to, and manage their events with considerable ease.

Launched in May 2011, Peatix operates globally through its physical presence in New York, Tokyo, Singapore, and Kuala Lumpur. The company's investors include Fidelity Growth Partners Japan, 500 Startups, Digital Garage, SPH Media Fund, Sunny Side Up Inc., Draper Nexus Ventures, Itochu Technology Ventures, Sunbridge Partners, and ZenShin Capital.

About Peatix

Empowering communities everywhere: 300% annual growth

Since its inception in 2011, Peatix has served more than 90,000 events across 26 countries, with a growth of 300% a year. We work in an exciting and fast paced environment, where we are constantly inspired by the creativity of the communities that we serve.

Diversity of communities and events

From seminars and workshops to live concerts and theater, Peatix empowers organizers from a wide range of genres to create enriching event experiences for their communities.

Reimagining Events

Whether it is speeding up check-in at events 10 times faster with ColorSync, or matching sponsors to small-scale events with “Event Ad”: we are always pushing the envelop with new technologies and businesses.

Locally rooted, globally connected

We stay connected with our communities through our offices in Tokyo, New York, Singapore & Malaysia, and are expanding geographically to reach ever more under-served segments of event organizers.

Start-up Philosophy

"Less meetings", "Two pizza team", "Mistakes are valuable intellectual property", "Focusing on the similarities not differences": some of the start up adage that forms part of our culture to always stay focused, innovative and agile.

Open Positions

About us

Peatix is a global community building and event ticketing platform that enables event organizers to rally all who share an interest into a group, and provides powerful tools to seamlessly create, promote, manage, and sell out events of all sizes. Peatix’s innovative, mobile-centric solution for event management has served over 100,000 events as part of 30,000 interest groups across 27 countries since its inception in May 2011. From concerts to conferences, and everything in between, Peatix empowers organizers while enriching the event experience for attendees through social interactions and event and group discovery in its mobile applications (iPhone, Android) and website. Peatix has also completely reimagined the e-ticketing experience with the launch of ColorSync in 2014, a new solution for event check-ins. Thanks to the lowest ticketing fees available, fully customizable event pages and the ability form groups of like-minded individuals on Peatix, event organizers can now promote, sell tickets to, and manage their events with considerable ease.

Launched in May 2011, Peatix operates globally through its physical presence in New York, Tokyo, Singapore, and Kuala Lumpur. The company's investors include Fidelity Growth Partners Japan, 500 Startups, Digital Garage, SPH Media Fund, Sunny Side Up Inc., Draper Nexus Ventures, Itochu Technology Ventures, Sunbridge Partners, and ZenShin Capital.

[Headquarters: New York, USA]

Peatix Inc.

3537 36th St, Astoria, NY 11106
Representative: Taku Harada, CEO
Founded: December 2011
http://peatix.com

[Tokyo, Japan]

Peatix Japan K.K.

Ebisu MF Bldg 8F, 4-6-1 Ebisu,
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0013 Japan
Representative: Naofumi Iwai, Co-founder
Founded: October 2011

[Singapore]

Peatix Asia Pte. Ltd.

34 Arab Street, #03-01, 199733 Singapore
Representative: Yeap Mei Yi, General Manager, Asia
Founded: July 2013

[Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia]

Peatix Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.

The Co. 8, Lengkok Abdullah, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Representative: Yeap Mei Yi, General Manager, Asia
Founded: August 2014

Team Profile

  • Taku Harada
    CEO

    Taku founded Orinoco together with his former colleagues at Amazon, and has served as its CEO since its inception. Taku also held the position of Representative Director and CEO of YOOX Japan until August 2009. Prior to YOOX, Taku held various positions at Amazon Japan including head of its mobile and online marketing divisions. He also launched the iTunes Music Store in Japan while at Apple in 2005 and led its marketing team. Taku began his career at Sony Music Entertainment’s international business affairs division in Japan. He holds a B.A. from Yale University.

  • Naofumi Iwai
    Co-Founder

    Naofumi oversees all operations and is also working on several e-commerce development agreements with partner companies. Prior to joining the Orinoco team, Naofumi led Disney Internet Group’s e-commerce division for Japan where he oversaw all aspects of the business including site production, merchandising, marketing, logistics and customer care. He also managed the home & kitchen category and Marketplace teams at Amazon Japan. Naofumi holds a B.A. from Waseda University and a M.B.A. from the University of Arizona.

  • Yuji Fujita
    Co-Founder / VP of Global Sales

    Yuji is responsible for content and client acquisition for the Wikitt business. Prior to joining Orinoco, he was the youngest manager at Amazon Japan’s Services team, focusing on client acquisition for its Marketplace division. Yuji holds a B.A. from Keio University.