Like many innovations, the Queue ticketing and events platform was built out of DIY necessity. James Moody, co-owner of independent Austin promoter Transmission Events, needed to have full control over and access to the ticketing data for his company's rapidly growing annual Fun Fun Fun Fest. So he and friends at Sacramento, Calif., digital firm ground(ctrl) quietly built the fest's own ticketing product that didn't rely on anyone else's proprietary technology.

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