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Launching a Ticketing Platform in Europe: Case of Preesale
November 16, 2017 @ 18:30 - 20:30
We are happy to host Geoffroy Simon, CEO, and Co-Founder ofPreesale.com, the first Belgian startup to join Techstars Atlanta and the only European one in 2016 cohort, to share with us his experience.
About Preesale: Preesale is a Brussels based startup that provides Facebook page owners with a free Facebook App to help promote their events and start selling tickets, in less than 5 minutes, to 1.5 billion potential attendees on the most powerful platform in terms of client segmentation.
About Geoffrey: Geoffroy Simon is a Belgian serial entrepreneur, COO and a co-founder of several companies.
His areas of expertise include bridging the gap between business and technology, managing remote teams, creative thinking, strategic negotiation and deal-making in complex situations.
Geoffroy co-founded Getyoo (2006), a fast-growing company with an international customer base. Thanks to his position as a COO at Getyoo, Geoffroy has become an expert in interactive solutions based on new technologies (NFC, QR, Mobile,etc.) focus on the event industry.
Since 2010, he organized international art and music events with his non-profit organization OPUS, Geoffroy is now well familiarized with the trends of the global event industry.
Co-founded TagTagCity (2011), an open platform allowing cities to go smart (Mobicities & Interactive City).
Geoffroy used his accumulated knowledge to work with international clients including MasterCard, Belfius bank, Belgian authorities and local administrations.
In 2012, he took over an existing visual merchandising company Atelier Sommarti and launched a rental company www.yost.co with his wife. Together with a team of architects, interior designers, engineers, and developers, Geoffroy also develops real estate projects in Belgium and Lithuania.