Who does your group include and what are their backgrounds or areas of experience?
We’re a group of 5: Alberto Leanza, with an economics background and a primary expertise as a marketing consultant, Alessandro Mirani with a bachelor in economics and a grasp in cybersecurity and expertise as a marketing consultant, Mark Ferrer graduated in Laptop Science and is working as a tech marketing consultant, Davide Bonacina in his closing 12 months of Laptop Science and, lastly, Roberto Mancone with a powerful expertise within the banking business, founding father of WhatIf, a consulting agency, and Senior Advisor of Oliver Wyman.
We grew up collectively in Como, and we introduced the undertaking to Roberto throughout a blockchain course he was holding at H-farm, an incubator in Treviso, and he determined to affix the group to convey a powerful digital answer into the Italian market.
How did you get to know GUTS / GET Protocol?
We began learning the worldwide market and we discovered an article which talked about the 9 most promising startups which developed a blockchain answer to resolve the secondary ticketing subject. We’ve been impressed by GUTS, its roadmap and awards, so we determined to contact them. I feel the primary assembly was in Might 2019 with Sander, then we organized a gathering to the Amsterdam workplace and, lastly, lately we finalized the partnership.
What’s your strategy with bringing trustworthy, digital ticketing to Italy?Our strategy could be very easy: we need to make individuals privy to the truth that trustworthy ticketing is feasible and honest costs too. We need to clarify that they typically pay surcharges which aren’t justified: they typically purchase tickets through secondary web sites they usually most likely have no idea the distinction. That is additionally as a result of the present gamers usually are not buyer centered and generally it got here up they have been concerned with secondary platforms.
We additionally need to convey a worthwhile answer for the occasion organizers, who’re the primary affected by secondary ticketing: by controlling the primary and the secondary market they’ll ship to the ultimate buyer the very best expertise ever.
‘We’re able to launch Wicket with a primary buyer right here in Italy.’
Do you may have a roadmap for the upcoming interval?
We’re able to launch Wicket with a primary buyer right here in Italy, a wine competition in Verona and we sit up for sharing new updates about it as quickly as attainable. Within the subsequent few months we need to purchase new clients within the stay occasions business as a way to stop scalable secondary ticketing. We all know that this answer may be actually worthwhile for different sectors, just like the expertise of GUTS exhibits and we need to speak with all of the attainable events fascinated by Wicket.
What’s your dream for the corporate?
The dream of the corporate is to eradicate secondary ticketing from the Italian market and to present to the occasion organizers an instrument which can assist them to maximise their efforts. We need to play a challenger position: within the music business lots of people complain in regards to the state of affairs with out proposing something, we’re right here to say that we have now the know-how to resolve the issues and to convey the complete business to a subsequent degree.
What can the GET neighborhood do to assist you and your mission?
We imagine that the GET neighborhood performs a central position: we want it if they may unfold this information throughout, informing their associates that in Italy there’s a new strategy to do ticketing. Our purpose can also be to construct our neighborhood and it might be nice to begin with the GET followers!
We want the Wicket group all the very best in fact, and sit up for listening to about their subsequent steps! If you wish to present your assist for Wicket and comply with their progress, you’ll be able to comply with them on the next accounts: