Disrupting the $30Billion Event Ticketing Industry with Blockchain

Place/Date: - August 2nd, 2017 at 11:55 am UTC · 2 min read
Contact: Gideon Gibson, Source: KickCity

KickCity is a revenue generating Event Startup that plans to disrupt the event industry by introducing KICK – a decentralized, transparent and reward-based event token. KICK will be used for ticket purchasing, reward-based event promotion, event community building and will be available for trading in the exchange market. The company is going to raise more than $7 million during the ICO (Initial Coin Offering).

“The first generation of the digital revolution brought us the Internet of information. The second generation — powered by blockchain technology — is bringing us the Internet of value: a new platform to reshape the world of business and transform the old order of human affairs for the better”-  Don & Alex Tapscot.

 The Event industry is in need of disruption with multiple problems like:

–  expensive ticket price due to high transaction fees from banks and credit card companies;

–  ineffective non-transparent advertisement  / expensive event promotion campaigns;

–  ticket touting, reselling and availability of fake tickets.

KickCity will allow for the development of a universal token for events — ‘KICK’ and KickCity protocols which is composed of Smart Contracts will allow for the development of  a decentralized asset for event promotion, ticket processing and transactions and event community building. An ideal solution for the event industry where all the participants in the marketplace are satisfied.

KickCity – is a community-based social event platform for event organizers and attendees. For the past year, ‘KickCity, Inc.’ has focused on building community around events, providing event organizers with tools to create, promote and monetize their events.


  • a ‘Y Combinator’ Startup School alumni
  • operates in several continents
  • the first event platform that accepts Bitcoin payments for events

Using blockchain, KickCity plans to connect event organizer with attendees without third party interruption like banks (for processing), provide a trust system and allow effective marketing. All users who will buy tickets for the Blockchain events with our platform, will get some  KICK tokens as a “KICKback”.

KickCity recently received grant from the Helsinki Government and also is currently discussing cross-platform integration with big Russian telecommunication giant.

Disclaimer: KickCity is the source of this content. Virtual currency is not legal tender, is not backed by the government, and accounts and value balances are not subject to consumer protections. This press release is for informational purposes only. The information does not constitute investment advice or an offer to invest.