Pouchnation extends its series be round to tix id, largest online cinema ticket platform in Indonesia

(Photo: Prive. Doc)

IO, Jakarta – Emerging as a lead­er in digitizing mass participation events and venues through the use of NFC technology, Pouchnation (pouchnation.com) has extended its Series B round to TIX ID (tix.id). Pouchnation will be complement­ing its TIX ID product offering by providing technology for on-ground capabilities at events and venues.

“We are excited to be part of the Pouchnation success story and work together to deliver a better experience for Indonesian con­sumers, increasingly searching for content and entertainment,” said Sean Kim, Managing Director of TIX ID. “Jointly we will be able to guarantee a seamless experience, starting from online ticket sales, on TIX ID platform, to offline crowd management, access control and brand activation on Pouchnation’s platform.”

“As Pouchnation seeks to solid­ify its leadership position, not only in the event space but also in the venue business, we see TIX ID with its exposure to over 80% of the cin­emas in Indonesia as a great stra­tegic partner, moving forward,” said Pouchnation CEO Ilya Kravtsov. “Our company’s vision is to build the largest tech-enabled live ex­perience ecosystem in South East Asia, and this investment is anoth­er milestone in that direction.”

For more than 10 million regis­tered users on the TIX ID platform, this collaboration means that they will soon have a broader choice, not simply accessing movie tick­ets; event tickets will be available as soon as March 2020. As event promoters who might decide to dis­tribute their tickets on TIX ID plat­form, seamless service will be guar­anteed through collaboration with Pouchnation’s on-ground team.

Pouchnation is a leading of­fline-to-online solution for event and recreational venue spaces in Asia, with offices in Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand. Pouchna­tion provides clients across Asia with a simple, speedy and secure way to manage crowds, process payments, collect data and much more.

TIX ID is the largest online cine­ma platform in Indonesia, with over 10 million registered users and 5 million monthly active users, cov­ering more than 80% cinemas in Indonesia.