Pigzbe uses the blockchain to make money transfers within families borderless, safe, and instant. By unlocking the potential of globalised families as micro-financing networks, Pigzbe teaches children about money in the 21st century.
goal is to help children and their families learn the principles of 21st century finance through cryptocurrency savings and hands-on play.
Financial literacy will be an important 21st-century skill, and finding ways to introduce earning, saving and managing money principles at a young age will help children begin to develop these necessary skills.
Pigzbe is a part physical and part digital piggy-wallet for children aged 6 and up, powered by Wollo, your child’s first cryptocurrency. Think of Pigzbe as a friendly, tangible financial assistant that will teach children the principles of modern money in an exciting and safe system that harnesses children's natural drive to learn through self-correcting, practical experimentation.
Wollo is Pigzbe’s native token, and when used with the Pigzbe digital wallet and physical device, provides an effective, age-appropriate learning experience for children, while enabling families to come together as microfinancing networks.
Pigzbe is here to contribute to the building of an open, decentralised world where financial education is accessible to anyone, anywhere. goal is to accelerate the uptake of cryptocurrencies globally with a token, and a product, designed to empower the young and young at heart.
Pigzbe combines the latest in connected technology, tangible interface design, and blockchain technology to reach an underbanked generation of children and families by ushering in a new piggy-banking paradigm powered by their children’s first cryptocurrency and hardware wallet. call it a piggy-wallet!
|“||Q3 - Q4 2017:
Problem and solution for a 21st century piggy bank signed off.
Pigzbe Ltd registration.
Team assembled. Development operations officially begin in London.
February - March 2018 : Design & development.
First prototypes produced in the United Kingdom to validate design.
April 2018 : Pigzbe SA registered.
Swiss company registered in Chiasso, Ticino as commercial HQ.
Website and white paper released.
Wollo token whitepaper and website released to public
April - May 2018 : DFM completion.
BOM lockdown and supply chain set-up process begins.
Pigzbe beta app released.
Pigzbe mobile application and game released to the public.
Public token sale.
Wollo public launch, crowd-sale and token distribution.
June - December 2018:
Manufacturing ramp up.
Ramp up to mass manufacturing through EVT and DVT runs.
July - December 2018:
Continuous game development/testing released iteratively.
August 2018 :
Wollo token made tradable through key exchanges globally.
Jan – March 2019:
Device tested & certified ahead of distribution to launch regions.
April - June 2019:
ICO units delivery.
All ICO purchases and pre-sale units are shipped to the public.
Q3 - Q4 2019:
Retail launch (UK, JP).
Official product launch through selected retailers for first season.
2020 : Global expansion (US, KR).
Operation scale-up and localisation to additional regions.
New products & features.
New products and services added to Pigzbe ecosystem.
|Filippo Yacob||Founder & Chief Executive Officer||https://www.linkedin.com/in/filippo-yacob-94332845/||4.6|
|Adam Amos||Founder & Chief Operating Officer||https://www.linkedin.com/in/adamamos/||4.6|
|Jon Marshall||Founder & Chief Experience Officer||https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonmarshalll/||4.6|
|Cat Le-Huy||Chief Technology Officer||https://www.linkedin.com/in/nachtzeit/||4.6|
|Hugo Shelley||Founder & Head of Hardware Engineering||http://www.hugoshelley.com/||4.6|
|John Galpin||Founder & Head of Marketing||https://www.linkedin.com/in/johngalpin/||4.6|
|Richard Williams||Founder and Head Commercial Strategy||https://www.linkedin.com/in/richardwilliamsjr/||4.6|
|Ian McGregor||Head of Software Development||https://www.linkedin.com/in/idmcgregor/||4.6|
|Matt Irvine Brown||Interaction Design Lead||https://www.linkedin.com/in/matt-brown-6777051/||4.6|
|Daniel Diggle||Digital Product Design Lead||https://www.linkedin.com/in/danieldiggle/||4.6|
|Rhea Conway||Head of Media & Communications||https://www.linkedin.com/in/rhea-hokayem-conway/||4.6|
|Yannick Naud||Founder & Economics Advisor||https://www.linkedin.com/in/yannicknaud/||4.6|
|Natale Ferrara||Founder & ICO Advisor||https://www.linkedin.com/in/natale-ferrara/||Advisor||10.2|
|Romain Girbal||Founder & Investor Relations||https://www.linkedin.com/in/romaingirbal/||Advisor||9.6|
|Thibault Launay||Founder & Investor Relations||https://www.linkedin.com/in/thibaultlaunay/||Advisor||9.6|
|Jon Kornik||Founder & Commercial Advisor||https://www.linkedin.com/in/jon-kornik-66b9b410/||Advisor||4.6|
|Jan Petzel||Founder & Commercial Advisor||https://www.linkedin.com/in/jan-petzel-708b461/||Advisor||4.6|
|Atul Choudrie||Founder & Commercial Advisor||https://www.linkedin.com/in/atulchoudrie/||Advisor||8.9|
|Matteo Loglio||Founder & Design Advisor||https://www.linkedin.com/in/matteologlio/||Advisor||4.6|