Blockparty: 2018, The Year in Review

Blockparty staked a claim as the leader in blockchain ticketing.

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Jan 1, 2019 · 9 min read
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Image: Blockparty’s “Best Life Music Festival”, Miami, FL, September 15th, 2018 — the first ever music festival with end-to-end blockchain — 4,000 attendees, co-produced with SWARM, WRLD and MYAMI Music.

“We are vehemently opposed to the unethical practices that occur in the secondary market. We have written to each of our partners, be them promoters, venues or ticketing companies detailing the way in which we expect tickets to be sold: direct to fans.”

Ed Sheeran, 2018

1. Blockparty Took 2018 By Storm

Video: What Blockparty Did: the Blockparty 2018 recap movie.

2. Under the Hood

Blockparty offers what no other ticketing company has been able to achieve to date — a fraud-proof, seamlessly integrated primary and secondary ticketing platform.

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Image: Blockparty’s web dashboard and mobile app — “Check out the big brain on Brad”

3. On the Ground

Blockchain ticketing creates a new economic paradigm where there is a lesser financial hedge provided to event producers by scalpers and bots. The only solution is to sell events out quicker, which can be most easily achieved with tokenized incentives for fans to purchase tickets. That is: tokenization fills the void left by disincentivized bad actors, while helping event producers fill out shows. 1:0 for crypto.

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Image: One of the token programs we launched to promote tickets within the crypto community

4. Making Noise

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CTO Rikesh talks cryptocurrency on NASDAQ TV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3FR0QhB0Bw
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CEO Shiv’s talk at Distributed 2018 (@35.1 mins): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rDtHO182ww
Blockparty TV: (VP) Vladislav interviews Bitcoin Bella from the crypto community

So What’s Up For 2019

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Discover the best place to buy and sell digital assets. Now on sale — live event tickets. Coming soon — digital art and collectibles | More: blc.party/telegram

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