Tickets seem like an invention from the stone age. Countless events, sporting, concerts, theatres, etc. still rely on outdated ticket management systems and paper tickets. I'm an avid event goer, and I've been raving about how blockchain could disrupt and improve ticketing for over two years. That's why I was excited to bump into Shiv Madan, CEO of Blockparty, a blockchain based ticketing system trying to do just that. Blockparty is working to place tickets and other event services on secure and scaleable blockchains.
In this interview, Shiv and I talk about how blockchain could end scalping and fraud, make ticketing a much more streamlined part of the event experience, and bring the events industry into the digital age. I think these innovations are necessary to keep events competitive especially in the increasingly saturated festival market. If you've ever bought a fake ticket, or been frustrated while waiting in line at will-call, this episode is a must listen.
What you will learn in this episode:
- How Blockchain is poised to disrupt the events market.
- How you can leverage Blockchain ticketing solutions to keep your events competitive.
- What the future holds for blockchain powered events.
Shiv Madan: @shivcoin
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