It’s rather difficult today to find a person who would have not heard of blockchain. However, in spite of ongoing hype around this topic, there are still a lot of people who doesn’t understand what is opportunities hidden behind this magic word and more importantly, how they can use technology and make it a part of their everyday life.
It’s on hearing that world is changing rapidly and blockchain technology revolution will soon touch everyone. We’ll see, however, the idea of implementation of this technology to many spheres of our life captures the minds of an increasing number of people. More and more new startups based on blockchain are launched, new solutions and products also based on it are emerging day by day. Such activity can not but attract a lot of attention. However, despite the current interest from the majority, the cryptocurrency space is still limited to individuals with a certain technological understanding and expertise. It can be a cause for concern for those who worried about being behind the times.
There is no need to stand aside and think that only dedicated to the mystery of blockchain can enter the world of the future – with a help of Helbiz company anyone will be able to join. Let us tell you a bit more about Helbiz.
Give blockchain a good ride!
Helbiz is a transportation and payment ecosystem, consisting of its own high-tech car sharing mobile application, a platform for all transportation services through our partner network, and a standalone wallet & crypto payment infrastructure to promote the mainstream adaptation of digital currencies – all exclusively powered by the HBZ token.
This summer, in July, Helbiz company will launch two of its innovative products: Helbiz transportation platform and HelbizPay. Both of these products bring absolutely new understanding of transportation, sharing economy and cryptocurrency experience. Helbiz aims to simplify our the most important daily operations and actions and make blockchain technologies more accessible for people. Helbiz ecosystem allows for the registration of all services provided through the platform and using the HelbizCoin(HBZ) – token that poised to become a standardized currency through a high profile network.
Helbiz transportation platform consists of two elements: peer-to-peer car sharing platform allowing owner to rent out their private cars and unified platform for transportation services. It becomes easier to rent any vehicle you want. You just need to launch the app, pick the vehicle you want, book it and unlock it directly through the Helbiz App and drive off in seconds with full insurance – no need for interaction, pre-booking or key exchanges. Helbiz сar-sharing platform is automating the entire rental process: from verification, contracts, terms and conditions, payment, personalized insurance to key handovers.
For car owners it’s a great opportunity to make world better and earn some money on this. Helbiz car-sharing platform allows to monetize the the 96% of the time the car sits unused without interfering with the owners daily life or driving schedule. Renting out a car will take minimum efforts: list you car and сhoose specific terms and conditions for your listing such as, for example, driving history, Helbiz score, rental length etc. After that Helbiz team comes and install onboard hardware that allow renters to unlock a car with software on their phones. Every time car is booked you simply get a notification. There is no need for car owners and renters to communicate. Renters communicate directly with the car on the blockchain creating a frictionless rental model. This technology creates a great level of freedom that is necessary for car sharing to become a part of daily lives globally.
Furthermore, Helbiz aims to become a unified platform for a growing number of transportation services that can integrate their inventory and services, making them bookable and payable directly through Helbiz application. Now Helbiz has partnered with Royal Yacht Brokers making its 2000 yachts and Encore Jet’s 5000 private jets available on the platform and payable with HBZ. Various forms of public transportation are also expected to be included into this platform in the near future.
Manage, accquire, spend – all in HelbizPay only
HelbizPay is an all-in-one digital wallet and payment solution unifying the entire cryptocurrency experience from creation, acquiring to spending. Despite interest from the general population currently the cryptocurrency space is limited to individuals with a certain technological understanding and expertise. HelbizPay aims to open up cryptocurrency to the general population, by allowing users to create & manage unlimited wallets with a single tap, acquire, send and spend cryptocurrency with ease without the need for wallet addresses or any sort of cryptocurrency or technological understanding, all from one seamless hub on your phone. As an extension HelbizPay is working on bringing contactless and integrated cryptocurrency payments to merchants online and in-store directly via the HelbizPay app through a combination of Helbiz hardware and backend integration with current payment processors globally to bring HBZ payment to millions of locations in the near future without the need for wallet addresses or any other settings, making digital currencies easier to spend on a daily basis
In Helbiz effort to conquer the global payment market for cryptocurrencies Helbiz has partnered with one of the largest Digital wallets and payment processors in the world; Skrill. Skrill has 50m users and 150k merchants globally, and their CEO has recently joined the Helbiz team as a strategic advisor, adding:
To sum up about HelbizPay:
- digital wallet and payment solution unifying the entire cryptocurrency experience from creation, acquiring to spending;
- HelbizPay aims to open up cryptocurrency to the general population;
- create & manage unlimited wallets with a single tap;
- HelbizPay is working on bringing contactless and integrated cryptocurrency payments to merchants online and in-store directly via the HelbizPay app;
- without the need for wallet addresses or any other settings;
- Helbiz has partnered with one of the largest Digital wallets and payment processors in the world; Skrill;
- Helbiz is building an infrastructure around HBZ and cryptocurrencies in general to make it easier and more convenient to spend than both Credit Cards and Cash, integrating through an extensive partner network putting HBZ in the center of every transaction – also for the less tech savvy.
About the founder of Helbiz
- Salvatore Palella is an Italian entrepreneur and businessman. He grew up in Sicily and moved to Dublin at age 17 where he started out working at McDonalds, where he started commuting between the London and Dublin locations.Moved to Milan to study at Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. At 19 he started his first company Witamine, inventing, producing and distributing freshly squeezed automatic orange juice vending machine. By 23 he had distributed more than 50.000 machines between Europe and the middle east employing over 1000 people.At 24 he sold the company for more than $50m. In the following years Salvatore became the youngest owner of a professional soccer team in the world, Acireale Calcio.
At 25 he started his career in finance and became one of the youngest hedge fund owners in the world, managing $250m out of its headquarters in London.
At 27, he incorporated Helbiz Inc. with the vision to become the first fully automatic peer-to-peer car sharing operation in the world set to launch in 2018.
At 29, Salvatores newly founded hedge fund, SP1 Investments, based in the Cayman Island became one of the first funds globally to receive the authorization to trade cryptocurrency.