The BlocSide Mobile App will transform the fan experience by improving: the accessibility of football worldwide, distribution of exclusive content and integration with Blockchain technology. Anyone with an iPhone and an internet connection can instantly participate in our football marketplace.
BlocSide Sports is creating a digital platform that leverages frictionless payments, mobile ticketing, augmented reality, and Blockchain technology to improve fan engagement within professional football. MVP is the token of BlocSide’s ecosystem which combines the world’s largest sport with the decade’s most disruptive technological innovation.
CEO & Co-Founder
Daniel is the Co-founder and CEO of BlocSide and the Only4Stars International Sports & Entertainment Corporation Ltd (ISEC). Only4stars is a global football, marketing, match and sports tourism agency that specializes in developing and managing elite youth players, high-profile players, and coaches around the world. Additionally, Daniel is the Co-founder and COO of Tipster, an IOS App and Web Widget that lets you get personalized style advice from vetted influencers. Tipster, a two-sided marketplace, has been featured in Vogue, WWD, Yahoo Style, and Good Day New York. Daniel is an ex-professional football player, Brown University Graduate, and StartX S' 17 Alum, Stanford University's Accelerator Program. He currently sits on the board of advisors for Rise.Cool Blockchain, a transparent and efficient marketplace for brands and influencers to partner on campaigns, and Avalanche Labs Ltd, a niche social media growth hacking agency.
Co-Founder & President
George is the Co-Founder and President of BlocSide and the Only4Stars International Sports and Entertainment Corporation (I.S.E.C). He was a licensed FIFA player agent and official agent for the Hellenic Football Federation. Over his 30 years in the football industry, he has built up a client list of elite youth and well-established players. Furthermore, George is renowned and widely recognized by major football clubs, such as AFC Ajax, FC Internationale Milano, and Bayer 04 Leverkusen, for his scouting prowess, youth camps, emphasis on developing young talent, and professionalism. He also has managed to acquire the exclusive rights to start building the Ajax brand name in Southern Europe, starting with Greece and Cyprus. Previously, George was the owner of AllStar Sports Consultancy, a Players & Match Agency in Athens, Greece.
Head of Engineering
Savio is passionate about technology and has an entrepreneurial spirit. Over the course of his career he has been involved in various aspects of software engineering and has an accomplished record in architecture and engineering, startup management, development, strategy, r&d, data planning, process engineering, mentoring/coaching and creating high performance teams. Savio has been involved in pivitol roles from CTO to hacker at several other startups over the years, including Dynaprice, Intraspect, USInternetWorkings, Cirqit, and Reach Networks. He has also solved problems at the corporate level. In this space some of his prior clients include Johnson & Johnson, Corbis Motion, Merck, GenRe, HSBC, BMW, Simon & Schuster, and The CIT Group. In his spare time he enjoys traveling, jamming, skiing, gardening and playing soccer at least twice a week. He currently serves as an advisor for two start-up companies and hacks all day long.
Chief Strategy Officer
Bobby is the Chief Strategy Officer of BlocSide and the Only4Stars International Sports & Entertainment Corporation Ltd (ISEC). He is responsible for growth strategy, promotional development and sponsorship activation for the company and its clients. For the past 15 years, he has been a catalyst in the rapid growth of multiple sports & gaming tech start-ups both in North America and Europe including CBS SportsLine, Sports.com, 1Up.com and partypoker. Bobby’s experience combines online & offline marketing, new business development, sponsorships activation and customer acquisition. Prior to joining the online revolution, he started at SportsRadio 560 WQAM where he was Sports Sponsorship Specialist for the Florida Marlins Radio Network.
Head of Product
Thomas Emmanuel has an extensive background in business and technology. He started learning simple computer programming when he was only 8 years old and founded his first technology firm at 18. By the time he was 22, he developed the initial IP around barcoded mobile coupon and ticketing.
VP of Strategy
Brandon is a Georgetown University Graduate with experiences in both startups and global corporations ranging across a variety of industries—retail, finance and professional sports. Having worked as a data specialist and product consultant at Morningstar, Brandon brings a transferable versatility to the marketplace. Prior to Morningstar, Brandon Co-Founded Kings of the Playground, a sustainable t-shirt company rooted with charitable initiatives. Previously, Brandon worked for Ann Inc. (global women’s retailer), New York Mets (professional baseball club) and Goodworld (integrated transaction software startup).
VP of Marketing
Morgan is the Head of Marketing for the Stars Group and Only4stars I.S.E.C. Morgan was the Head of User Acquisition for AvalancheLabs Lld, a niche social media growth hacking firm, co-founded by Daniel Taylor and Andrew Duplessie. She holds a Masters in Macro-Social Work from the University of Michigan, with specializations in organizational management, and sports within the structure of community development. Previous work experience includes significant time at exercise focused non-profits, as well as digital marketing experience at a full-service agency, The Kepler Group. Morgan is an avid sports fan and competitive runner, that brings a plethora of social media marketing experience to the team.
Daniel is the Creative Director of BlocSide, well-versed in designing and engaging user experiences and products, and strategically branding initiatives and content. He is accomplished at helping turn raw ideas into polished products, from creative concept to execution. As a Savannah College of Art and Design alumni, Daniel’s convention in the design industry is known for pairing maximalist image-making with typographic nuance, for a variety of clients in: finance, technology, sports and more. He prioritizes a research-based approach to ensure each design is appropriately targeted to BlocSide’s larger brand strategy and continues to utilize his expertise of design to create, engage and empower across print, screen and user experience.
Patrik Devlin is a full-stack developer at BlocSide Sports Limited. He graduated in 2017 with degrees in Computer Science and Economics from Connecticut College, where he also captained the varsity soccer team for two years. He was a two-time All-American and All-American Scholar athlete and led the team to back-to-back record-breaking seasons. Patrik loves exploring the creative potential and real world impact of new technologies, which has led him to the blockchain. He is excited to apply this passion to BlocSide products while adding his organizational talents, deep appreciation for the beautiful game, and technical experience with upscale projects to the team.
Tyler's primary obligations are to manage relationships with football clubs, players, coaches, and agents within the United States and conducting due diligence on club acquisition opportunities across the globe. Tyler graduated from Brown University in 2017 with a degree in Business, Entrepreneurship, and Organizations, focusing on Business Economics and Southern Methodist University in 2018 with a Masters in Finance. Throughout his college soccer career, he accumulated over forty appearances, five goals, two conference championships, and an NCAA Sweet Sixteen appearance. Tyler is also a co-founder of Flow Solutions, where they build affordable running water units to improve sanitary conditions and consumption practices for households in developing countries. When not consuming himself in the world of football, Tyler considers himself a foodie and loves to read. He plays pickup basketball and golf in his free time and has a refined taste in television.
CEO of TokenCommunties Plc.
Alex Lightman is CEO of TokenCommunities Plc., the founding editor of d10e magazine, the first columnist for ICO Crowd magazine, Amazon.com best-selling author, and keynote speaker at Blockchain conferences. He has been called a “modern renaissance man” and a “super-intelligent polymath” in the Blockchain community. Educated to be a thought leader in technology and policy at MIT and Harvard’s Graduate School of Government, he has won four global awards for technology and a national award as one of America’s ten most innovative educators. Of these awards, the most significant is the first ever Economist Magazine Reader’s Award, for “the innovation most likely to radically change the decade 2010 to 2020”, on behalf of 4G wireless.
Andrew is a startup founder, with two exits. He is a Stanford University StartX alum. Andrew has been in cryptocurrency since 2011, launching the first algorithmic trading fund. He is the co-founder of Rise.Cool Blockchain, a transparent and efficient marketplace for brands and influencers to partner on campaigns. He is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Science-Inc and a Venture Partner at Science Blockchain. Andrew formed Avalanche labs with Daniel, in which they have built over 30 “theme” Instagrams, with a total reach of 250 million followers. He specializes in growth hacking and building engaged audiences.
Mario is a former football referee, with the experience of supervising five FIFA World Cup matches. Aside from the World Cup, Mario has also refereed top competitions within Europe, including the Champions League and UEFA Super Cup. With over 15 years of experience as a referee, Mario bridges the connection to FIFA and UEFA. Mario has since been involved in bridging efforts to provide transparency to football and integrating referees with the global image of the sport.
Jan is an ex-professional footballer with decades of experience as both a player and coach. Most recently, Jan served as the head coach for Galatasaray, a top division club in Turkey, where he led them to a victory in the 2016 Turkish Cup Final. Jan has a truly global presence as his experiences have brought him across countless borders: Netherlands, Portugal, Belgium, Turkey, Ukraine, and China, amongst others. Jan has a plethora of experiences building football organizations and implementing a positive philosophy in playing culture.
Rahul is a Director at Parker Lloyds Group, an accounting firm that offers a broad range of financial products, as well as a network of specialist activities, including raising capital, financial planning, energy, technology and wealth management. The firm specializes in Accountancy, setting up onshore and offshore companies, Shipping, Aviation, Oil & Gas, Mining, Telecoms Technology, Renewable Energy Products, Real Estate, Commodities Financing, and the financing of Formula 1 and Professional Football teams.
Sokratis is a world renown football player and captain for global powerhouse Borussia Dortmund. Prior to joining Dortmund, Sokratis played for the likes of AEK Athens, Genoa, AC Milan and Werder Bremen. He is also a member of the Greek National Team where he plays as the starting Center Back. Sokratis is an accomplished professional with many years ahead of him. He brings an expertise that is matched by few and a knowledge of the global professional football realm from both a player and team perspective.
Ian is a multiple award-winning sportswriter, author, broadcaster, speaker and sports media company director. He has covered every major sporting event globally for the past 25 years, interviewed most of the world’s top sports stars over the same period of time and has written for many of the UK’s national newspapers and national and international magazines. Ian has also written 15 published books – a number of them best-sellers – been a regular face on terrestrial and satellite television and voice on national radio and is a speaker and compere at sports events around the UK. Ian also launched Sportsvibe.co.uk and is a consultant for various media and PR organizations. Ian founded and launched the London Sporting Club, the first ever private members club for sport and the business of sport, in April 2017. He serves as Club Chairman.
Hristo is an ex-professional footballer with decades of experience as both a player, manager and commentator; having played for the likes of FC Barcelona, CSKA Sofifa, Chicago Fire and DC United. Hristo is a decorated athlete, winning the highly coveted Ballon d’Or in 1994 and is recognized by man as the greatest Bulgarian footballer of all-time. He was the top scorer on the 1994 Bulgarian National that finished fourth at the 1994 FIFA World Cup. Hristo’s decades of success and global international presence bring an expertise that is unparalleled by most within the football industry.
Vasilis is a storied professional with years of experience at top European clubs. He has played for the likes of Roma, Olympiacos and Bologna, where he competed amongst the sport’s elite in some of Europe’s most competitive tournaments and leagues. Vasilis currently serves as the captain of the Greek national team, where he is the first defender in team history to record 10 international goals. In 2009-2010, Vasilis was awarded the recognition of “Greek Football Player of the Year”. Vasilis is a seasoned veteran that brings years of experience and leadership in the world’s most global sport, football.