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BlocSide Mobile App

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.

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Purchase MVP Tokens directly
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Use for in-stadium concessions
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Access to exclusive experiences
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Donate to football charities
Coming soon for iOS
Why BlocSide

Innovating, Optimizing & Reimagining the Fan Experience

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.

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Earn rewards and loyalty points
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Gain access to football goods and services
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Go behind the scenes with your favorite teams
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Evolution of Football

5th Generation of Football

Roadmap

Our Team

Meet The Blocside Team

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Daniel
Taylor
CEO & Co-Founder
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Daniel Taylor

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.

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George
Kazianis
Co-Founder & President
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Geroge Kazianis

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.  

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Savio Vaz
Head of Engineering
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Savio Vaz

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.

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Bobby
Markowitz
Chief Strategy Officer
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Bobby Markowitz

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.

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Thomas
Emmanuel
Head of Product
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Thomas Emmanuel

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.

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Brandon
Muto
VP of Strategy
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Brandon Muto

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).

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Morgan
Zoroya
VP of Marketing
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Morgan Zoroya

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.

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Daniel Z.
Harris
Graphic Designer
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Daniel Z. Harris

Graphic Designer

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.

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Patrik
Devlin
Developer
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Patrik Devlin

Developer

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.

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Tyler
Long
Football Associate
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Tyler Long

Football Associate

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.

Our Team

The Advisors

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Alex
Lightman
CEO of TokenCommunities Plc.
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Alex Lightman

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.

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Andrew
Duplessie
Blockchain Advisor
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Andrew Duplessie

Blockchain Advisor

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.

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Mario van
der Ende
Football Advisor
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Mario van
der Ende

Football Advisor

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.

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Jan
Olde Riekerink
Football Advisor
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Jan
Olde Riekerink

Football Advisor

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.

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Rahul
Mehta
Accouting Advisor
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Rahul
Mehta

Accounting Advisor

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.

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Sokratis
Papastathopoulos
Football Advisor
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Sokratis
Papastathopoulos

Football Advisor

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.

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Ian
Stafford
Football Advisor
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Ian
Stafford

Football Advisor

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.

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Hristo
Stoichkov
Football Advisor
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Hristo
Stoichkov

Football Advisor

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.

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Vasilis
Torosidis
Football Advisor
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Vasilis
Torosidis

Football Advisor

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.

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is BlocSide doing an ICO?

Initial coin offerings (also known as token sales or token origination events) enable purchasers from multiple socio-economic backgrounds and geographical locations to participate and engage with companies around the world. We want to give football fans the ability to transact seamlessly in what we envision as the future of sports commerce. Blockchain technology provides a seamless mechanism to interact with global fans, an interaction that has yet to be entirely fulfilled

Is this Token a “utility” product?

Yes, the Token can only be utilized for the purchase of goods and services provided by BlocSide. The token is not linked to an ownership stake in BlocSide or BlocSide Football Clubs

Have other businesses like yours run ICO’s previously?

No, we are the first of our kind. To date, there has not been another ICO that aims to create a financial infrastructure for a sports platform and ultimately for an entire sports industry

What will the MVP Token be used for?

The MVP Token is a token redeemable for football merchandise, tickets, player and club memorabilia, streaming media, and other football-related goods and services on the BlocSide Platform

Why does your system need a token? Why can't cash be used here?

As a global business, transacting amongst multiple currencies is inefficient, expensive and causes unnecessary delays. Utilizing an ERC-20 token will allow for reduced friction in consumer to club transactions. Also, the Token will provide Token holders with access to exclusive BlocSide deals. Following the ICO, fans and consumers will be able to purchase MVP tokens via the BlocSide Platform. Tokens can be purchased with Ethereum (ETH). Additionally, tickets, merchandise and other goods and services can be purchased with credit card on the BlocSide Platform, however, the pricing of such goods and services will be discounted if purchased via Tokens compared to if credit card is used. This is the driving force to encourage consumers to use MVP Tokens as it will provide discounted pricing and loyalty reward points.

What are you planning to create in terms of products and services in this new platform?

MVP Token will function first as a gateway for consumers and fans to purchase exclusive goods and services on the BlocSide Platform. Such goods and services will likely include, but would not be limited to, merchandise, player and club/stadium memorabilia, food and beverages, and tickets (single-game, group, corporate, mini-season and full-season packages). General consumers and fans will be eligible to receive an exclusive discount if the aforementioned transactions are processed through the use of MVP Tokens. Read More in the FAQ document linked below

Can MVP be sold for traditional currency e.g. US dollars?

The BlocSide Platform will not redeem Tokens for fiat or digital currency. MVP Tokens will be able to be sold for ether via third party exchanges

Will MVP Token be offered on a private or public blockchain?

MVP Token will be offered on a public blockchain network. This is in line with our group strategy of increased transparency and security

How will the MVP blockchain work?

The MVP Token will be issued on the Ethereum blockchain as an ERC-20 compliant token. ERC-20 is a community-defined standard that dictates a minimum set of functionality to ensure interoperability between various tokens. A fixed number of MVP Tokens (500,000,000) will be generated for the upcoming token sale via a Token Sale Ethereum Smart Contract. This contract will allow customers to exchange ether (ETH) for MVP Tokens

Can other clubs within the football industry use MVP as a method of payment, etc.?

Contingent upon the successful implementation of the BlocSide Platform, we will consider exploring opportunities to license the proprietary API to other professional football clubs. Through this model we will offer our software as “white label” product to clubs. The ability to license out the BlocSide Platform will offer opportunities to expand Token usage and adoption


More Questions? Check out our in-depth FAQ document
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