Everyday payments for everyday people. Make instant and simple day-to-day transactions without a physical wallet
Festy is decentralised and therefore your data does not go to a centralised authority such as a bank or insurance company. With Festy you own your data and you can distribute it as you want
Add tickets to your event to eliminate fraud, verify age for compliance, verify payments using cryptocurrencies, guarantee safety and control of your funds
Noun [ fest:-i ] 1. A person who lives to go to music festivals. 2. Loves face paint, henna, anything glow-in-the-dark, tattoos, music (especially dubstep, electronic, indie, folk, alternative), eastern/new age themed religions, hallucinogens and hula hoops. -Urban Dictionary
Noun [ fest:-i ] 1. A decentralised crypto payment wristband 2. Contactless payments using blockchain technology 3. Leave your wallet at home -The Festy Team
There are clear benefits for merchants, consumers and shareholders to get involved in Festy.
No Chargebacks Or Fraud
No Credit-Rating Required
Instant, real time payments. Just like cash
50% Cheaper than Visa
Own your Data
No bank account required
Our dedicated team have been working on the concept of Festy since mid-2016. We launch our design in July 2017 and go to market at the end of the year.
Hardware Design and initial build
Initial Demo and Soft Launch
Festy, a NFC cryptocurrency wristband, made cryptocurrency payments possible for festival goers
at Ireland’s largest music festival Electric Picnic last weekend.
Festy introduces “Contactless Crypto” the world’s first NFC tag that makes cryptocurrency payments possible with a simple tap. This brings crypto closer to the masses and makes it even easier to pay. The first application of this technology is a wristband for festivals and private events. Electric Picnic was held in Ireland at the weekend (1 - 3 September 2017), and 50 festival goers wore the wristband and could pay using Festy. Festy teamed up with O'Flynn's Gourmet Sausage Company , Cork for pioneering the application at the event.
“By doing the proof of concept at such a large and well-known festival, it has put us months ahead in R&D” says founder, Graham de Barra.
Users can top-up their Festy wristbands and withdraw using Dash and other cryptocurrencies. Festy will be tested at a number of upcoming events. The Irish startup is one to look out for, having won Silicon Republic’s Startup of the Week last month.
“The most exciting part is being able to switch an entire festival of say 60,000 people, from fiat to crypto with one contract. This type of adoption will drive cryptocurrencies through the roof.”
If you would like to be among the first to try out Festy at your event, please contact email@example.com
We, at festy, would also like to personally thank O'Flynn's Gourment Sausage Company for working with us in this proof of concept. Without whom, we would not have this huge R&D advantage.