Aventus Protocol

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Aventus Protocol
Original author(s)Annika Monari and Alan Vey
Developer(s)Aventus Protocol Foundation
Initial release ()

The Aventus Protocol is an open standard event ticketing platform based on blockchain.[1][2][3] The software protocol allows the price of tickets to be controlled, a unique identity associated with each ticket and a record of who it was sold to.[1] It is being developed by the UK-based Aventus Protocol Foundation in order to combat counterfeit tickets and uncontrolled resale.[2][4] The Aventus Protocol is based on Ethereum blockchain technology[2] and its crypto token is the Aventus Token (AVT).

Annika Monari and Alan Vey are the co-founders and directors of the Aventus Protocol Foundation.[1][2] The project was funded by selling shares in September 2017[3]—it crowdfunded 60000 Ether during both a private pre-sale and a public initial coin offering.[2][4]

The Aventus Protocol will be used for some of the tickets sold for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[1][3][5]


  1. ^ a b c d Boycott-Owen, Mason (6 May 2018). "Smart ticketing system may finally outwit the ruthless touts". The Guardian. Retrieved 2018-05-06.
  2. ^ a b c d e "How do you buys your tickets?". The Daily Telegraph. 26 April 2018. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2018-05-06 – via www.telegraph.co.uk.
  3. ^ a b c Paton, Graeme (7 May 2018). "Graduates devise eticket system to beat the touts". The Times. ISSN 0140-0460. Retrieved 2018-05-07 – via www.thetimes.co.uk.
  4. ^ a b ""Bitcoin of ticketing" raises $20m in ICO". Imperial College London. Retrieved 2018-05-06.
  5. ^ "BlocSide Sports first to trial Aventus Protocol - The Stadium Business". www.thestadiumbusiness.com. Retrieved 2018-05-06.

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