Episode 123 - Your Future Festival with Ed Vincent
The Prospecting Show
In this episode, Ed Vincent shares his 20+ years of entrepreneurial businesses and keys to success while running SAAS and service based businesses. His new venture, festivalpass.com is a marketplace to trade dollars for an on platform currency that can be redeemed for events, or experiences all around the USA. In the future, Ed hopes to bring FestivalPass to the world. To invest please go to invest.festivalpass.com.
36. Meet Ed Vincent: Founder/CEO of FestivalPass, A Serial Tech Entrepreneur
ANDWHY. Media by Annie Law
Interested in founding a tech startup? Do you love events? Ed Vincent is a serial tech entrepreneur who's currently the Founder/CEO of FestivalPass, the world’s first festival and live events subscription marketplace providing access to thousands of experiences around the globe across music, film, food, art, sports, theater, lifestyle, and tech & innovation experiences. In this episode, he shares the future of events after COVID is over, how he started a business in 1999 and what he does to prompt success in his life/career. If you're interested in any of this, tune in! *If you'd like to donate to this podcast, please follow the link at the end* ------------------- ANDWHY. is a multi-media platform to share people's dreams and to inspire people to dream. In our podcast, we are providing motivating episodes to help people tackle their lives' obstacles that prevent them from following their dreams. We also share people's stories to help similar-minded people connect with one another and to find inspiration in their stories. ------------------- Ed's Company + LinkedIn FestivalPass: https://www.festivalpass.com/ His LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/edvincent/ ------------------- Follow our Instagram for update: https://www.instagram.com/andwhymedia/ Check out our website: https://andwhymedia.com/ My Personal Instagram where you can DM me: https://www.instagram.com/anniexjl/ My LinkedIn profile you can check out: https://www.linkedin.com/in/annie-law/ ------------------ Here are links to credit: Sam Kim - producer of podcast jingle - https://soundcloud.com/samksongs Sydney Lee - illustrator of the previous podcast cover art - https://www.instagram.com/sglstudios/--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/annie-law/support
The Unconventional Path: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Stories and Ideas With Bela and Mike
Today we are excited to be joined by Ed Vincent, founder of FestivalPass, which is a global subscription marketplace for the live events industry. Ed is a serial entrepreneur and has a background in data analytics and the media industry. We discussed how he funded the business and the impact COVID has had on his plans. It’s a crowded space and Ed’s approach is novel. You can check out Festival Pass here: https://www.festivalpass.com/ We love to hear from our listeners, send us your questions, comments, and suggestions at firstname.lastname@example.org - we will answer your questions in a future episode. Thanks for listening, Bela and Mike--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bela-musits/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bela-musits/support
#047 Extera: Future of Live Events with Ed Vincent (CEO festivalPass)
Future Design Podcast
Zoom fatigued? I guess we are in the same boat. Nobody wants to be on another Zoom call or attend a webinar. We just want to get back to meeting people, listen to live music and get inspired by live speeches.Certainly, during this time, people got creative and thought of new ways to interact online and there were new trends that were starting to spark pre-COVID. In this episode, I speak with Ed Vincent, CEO of festivalPass, a market place for live events, talks to us about what types of live events we are going to see in the future and how technology is helping festival organizers be creative about combining the best of live and virtual shows. Here is what we will learn;Why is Austin becoming the hot destinationHow festivalPass is improving the way we find live eventsHow is the pandemic going to change our relationship with eventsWays of human connectivity changing how events are organizedPre-COVID and future trends of festivalsEd Vincent is an entrepreneur with over 25 years of business, technology, and management experience including 6 years of banking and valuation experience. Founded an e-commerce business in 1999 which was sold to a competitor in 2001. Repeat Founder including SimplyEngage, myProducer, & Predict Ventures. Currently Founder & CEO of festivalPass. Subscribe to the weekly/monthly newsletter here.I've started a BuyMeCoffee sponsorship so it would be great if you could contribute to the podcast. I'll make a shout out to you on the send you a special thank you email!Guest: Ed Vincent (LinkedIn)Host: Takatoshi Shibayama (LinkedIn | Twitter)Music: ShowNing (Website)
Ed and Karl discuss Ed's journey of building businesses starting with the boom and bust in the internet bubble all the way up to the current Pandemic. Ed shares the knowledge and wisdom he has gain throughout his learning lessons and his multiple successes. Tune in, enjoy and transform.Remember to subscribe and share please!You can find us on IG @pstvtoday & @karl.stedman.Ed Vincent's Festival Pass is hereThis episode is presented by Transformational Coaching where they focus on bringing your financial, relational, emotional, and intellectual self to wholeness. https://www.transformationalcoaching.coWant to find more positive and uplifting content? Check out our website www.pstvtoday.comIf you want your own show or are looking to improve one you already have, you can connect with us here.
SSS018 - How To Get Access To Thousands Of Live Events With A Unique Credit System With Ed Vincent
SaaS Startup Stories With Scott Dudley
In this episode I interview Ed Vincent, who is based in Austin, Texas. Ed is the founder and CEO of festivalPass, which is the world's first live events subscription service across music, film, food & wine, theater, tech & innovation and more. (www.festivalpass.com). In this interview we discuss how a combination of things in Ed's background led to him coming up with the idea of a marketplace for live events, how COVID made things difficult when the company started (but is now seen as an opportunity when it eventually dies off), and also the advantage of being the first business of it's type to enter the market. www.SaasStartupStories.com www.EmuDomains.com
#25 - Ed Vincent is the Founder & CEO of festivalPass, a new way to experience events on a subscription basis. Ed talks about his idea, where it stemmed from, and their plans to conquer covid while their users are having a hard time experiencing events in-person.
Ed is the founder and CEO of Festival Pass, a flat rate, monthly subscription service that allows members unlimited access to festivals. Ed's passion for festivals, and the interpersonal connectivity fostered at festivals led him to found Festival Pass. Before all of the live events got shut down, the company was successful: seven employees, a projected 40M in revenue growing rapidly both as a company and in terms of market expansion. Despite the flux on the industry, it's a good time to have Ed on the show. You can talk to him about pivoting, which he's had to do before, before founding festival pass Ed was the head of data at Movie Pass. www.festivalpass.comMusic Credit: Robert John - Geosmin (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/), Phatte Harry - 85's
#169: Ed Vincent, Founder and CEO of Festival Pass, the World's First Festival and Live Event Subscription Marketplace
Just Go Grind with Justin Gordon
Ed Vincent is the founder and CEO of Festival Pass, the world’s first festival and live events subscription marketplace providing access to thousands of experiences around the globe across music, film, food and wine, art, sports, theater, lifestyle, and tech & innovation experiences. Enjoy thousands of events & festivals locally and globally for one monthly fee. Festival Pass is a story about community and creating experiences that change you. We as humans need connection - it’s in our DNA, as strong a need as food, water and warmth. The team at Festival Pass, that spans the globe from Bali to NY to Detroit to Lisbon, is bringing its members the only place to make accessing, discovering and attending festivals the most user friendly, frictionless, affordable and valuable member experience possible. Ed Vincent is an entrepreneur with over 25 years of business, technology and management experience including 6 years banking and valuation experience. He founded an e-commerce business in 1999 which was sold to a competitor in 2001, and is a repeat founder including SimplyEngage, myProducer, & Predict Ventures. Ed's passion for festivals, and the interpersonal connectivity fostered at festivals led him to found Festival Pass. Connect with Ed Vincent Festival Pass Facebook Instagram Twitter Snapchat Invest in Festival Pass on Wefunder LinkedIn Some of the Topics Covered by Ed Vinecent in this Episode What Festival Pass is and how Ed's 20 years as an entrepreneur led to him founding it Ed's experience at Movie Pass and where he thinks their model went wrong and how it could have succeeded The credit-based model of marketplace businesses Determining the pricing model for Festival Pass The value of data Ed's vision for Festival Pass How Ed raised capital early on and why Ed eventually decided to crowdfund for Festival Pass through Wefunder The virtual Festival Pass team How Ed views growth for Festival Pass moving forward The business model for Festival Pass Evaluating partnerships versus paid media What makes Festival Pass unique and why it hasn't been done before How COVID has affected Festival Pass and how they're approaching the return to live events Links from the Episode Airbnb ClassPass Uber Wefunder Townsquare Media SeedInvest Republic StartEngine Ticketmaster StubHub Live Nation HomeAway Vrbo
Nuggets: The key leverage point of blockchain is the decentralization of valuation. Millennials value experiences over things. Don’t implement emerging trends unless they’re necessary. Many great ideas sit around waiting for the right time to flourish. If you get in too early, there may not be infrastructure to support them. Action Steps: Understand social currencies Research social currency issuers (Roll) Find out the use cases that would apply. Who would want to issue social currency? All individuals? Influencers and celebrities? Small businesses abandoning punch cards for social currency? Find out how market makers work on traditional exchanges. (The individuals that set the buy and sell prices of various stocks). Engage with a platform like Steemit that currently use blockchain to exchange value for user created content Follow through on these action steps and email us your results at email@example.com. You'll get exclusive access to a private Facebook group of action takers and one listener will earn a free mentorship call with our guest, and potentially, a business partnership.Links: FestivalPass Ed Vincent’s LinkedIn profile Roll Steemit Rapper Akon Shares Whitepaper for Upcoming Cryptocurrency Ed Vincent is an entrepreneur with over 25 years business, technology and management experience including 6 years banking and valuation experience. He founded an e-commerce business in 1999 which was sold to a competitor in 2001. He’s a Repeat Founder including the businesses SimplyEngage, myProducer, & Predict Ventures. He is Currently the Founder & CEO of FestivalPass.