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VIRTA start pitching in WEBIT startupchallenge

Nov 28, 2014



VIRTA, building interest based communities. A presentation of a Greek startup participating in the WEBIT startup challenge event in 6-7 November 2013 in Istanbul.

  • 1. { We build online communities Apostolos Vontas VIRTA Co-founder Technopolis ICT Business Park, Thessaloniki,

2. What people do until now You want to go online: Visibility Marketing RevenuesWhat can you do?Create an online community! What is the most obvious? CREATE APAGE ! 3. Is this enough? This is where we grabbed the opportunity forA cloud based platform for building interest based communities over a public space. Have FUN Keep fans ACTIVE and ENGAGEDHave a BETTER MARKETING potentialCan generate direct PROFIT and VALUE 4. Now watch this The first running VIRTA community PAOK Basketball Club /PAOK Sports Arena in Thessaloniki, Greece 5. Here comes a 30 sec video of VIRTA 6. Uniqueness for the A 360 view A unique view perspective created by multimediaUpload, view, com ment & search multimedia from users experienceGamification technics. Provide incentives: Leaderboard Badges CampaignsAdvertisement space, New and direct communication channel Dedicated community Online ticketing 7. Technology Everything is on the cloudHTML 5Gamification techniquesEfficiently uploading and viewing multimediaSupport most video formats and ranges of quality levelsRunning in all browsers and platforms 8. Sales and Marketing Our CUSTOMERS Basketball and football clubsOwners of a sports arena or stadium Dedicated offline community sustained & expanded onlineOur 1st customer: PAOK BC Sports Arena A best practice - Go around with a>1000 users>3000 itemsExhibit the added value:>20% profit increase 9. COMPETITION There is nothing similar in the marketSocial networks like Facebook, can be supportive but do not have our features and cannot offer our services. 10. Business model Freemium 30% of online advertisements 10% of online ticketing 11. Status and Milestones 1.Continue MARKETING: users (1000) & content (3000)2.Release officially MOBILE application3.Finalizing the gamification (BADGES are missing)4.PARTNERING with online ticket sellers5.ACQUIRE 10 new customers6.PARTNERING with local resellers in other countries 12. Financing Seed Round Personal funds ("bootstrapping") Series A Round Continue bootstrapping butfor INVESTORS 13. The Team 14. We aim high Not just reach 5 - 10 and sustain a small business But build online communities on a large scale! 15. Thank Apostolos Vontas VIRTA Co-founder