AUTHENTICON, by Tradeblock, is an event focused on educating our community how to determine if their own pairs are real. Our contest consisted of 25 guests timed to go through 5 pairs of shoes to determine which were authentic or fake. Which city should we bring this to next?
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DISCLAIMER: Contestants are not current or former employees of AstroLab/Tradeblock, nor was Authenticon a hiring fair. Authenticon provided a space to assist persons wanting to learn about the different techniques of determining a shoe’s authenticity, especially with technology advancing almost daily. Authenticon also included panel discussions with the following:
Hosted by: Azya Glass
Joe Kare- PremiumGoods Houston
Abraham “AB”- Exclusive Elements Houston
Folashada Okunubi- VP of Engineering at Tradeblock
Riian McCray- Sr. Business Analyst at Tradeblock
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Easily trade your sneakers, find your grails, and avoid paying high resale prices using your shoes as currency with the Tradeblock app. All kicks are 100% authenticated, so you never have to worry about another legit check again.
Join our community of over 250,000+ sneakerheads, collectors, and hypebeasts and see why we’re the fastest-growing sneaker app in the world!
“It’s different than other stuff out there in the sneaker space. Something about trading for a pair of sneakers just hits a bit different.” — @MrFoamerSimpson
“There is a 2-step factor authentication process… I know there are a lot of fakes out there, and this eliminates anybody getting scammed.” — @QiasOmar
“I found this app so unique. My experience with them has been perfect. 100% good, and I will try them again!” — @UnbreakableKicks
** HOW IT WORKS **
1. Explore other sneakerheads’ closets to find the shoes you want.
2. Send trade offers to other collectors or wait for someone to send you one.
3. Negotiate your offer and add cash as needed to balance the deal.
When a trade is agreed upon, both you and the other trader ship your shoes to our authentication center, and once verified, we send you your new shoes!
** 100% SECURE TRADES **
– All shoes are authenticated before the trade is complete
– Shoes that fail our inspections are sent back
– Get a full refund if the other trader’s shoes don’t pass
** WHY TRADE WITH TRADEBLOCK? **
– Never get scammed or flaked on in person
– Avoid potentially dangerous situations during in-person meetups
– Hundreds of thousands of shoes to trade for
– Get help from a real human from our support team with your trade
– Trade both new and lightly used shoes for something else
– Only accept the trades you like
– Add cash to facilitate a trade just like would in person
– Get your hands on the latest releases without having to take an L
– 256-bit bank-level secure payment transactions
– Your data is kept safe and private from breaches
** REFERENCE MARKET DATA**
– Get the estimated value of each shoe
– View the supply and demand of each shoe
– View the available inventory by size
– See how many collectors want a specific shoe
– See the trade history for every single shoe
** MONITOR NEGOTIATIONS**
– Check the status of your trades
– Quickly review offers you’ve received
– Review trade offers you’ve sent
– Review your trade negotiation history
– Track the status of your secured trades
** HIGHLIGHT YOUR COLLECTION **
– Show off your collection
– Let others know how willing you are to trade any shoe
** COLLECTOR PROFILES **
– Explore other sneakerheads’ collections
– Keep track of what other collectors want
– Follow collectors to keep up with [all their latest moves OR any changes to their collection]
** SNEAKERS YOU CAN TRADE FOR **
adidas | Yeezy | Air Jordan | Nike | UltraBoost | Dunk SB | Supreme | BAPE | Travis Scott | Converse | Air Max | NMD Runner | Fear of God | Off-White | New Balance | Saucony | Timberland | Vans | Air Force 1 | PUMA | Reebok | Stone Island | and more!
** FEATURED IN **
Forbes, Google for Startups, Yahoo, AfroTech, ABC, AP, MensBook, UrbanDaddy, MarketWatch, and more.
Tradeblock was developed for sneakerheads by sneakerheads who don’t believe in paying outrageous prices for their favorite releases. We believe you can get your hands on your next pair of grails simply by trading what’s already in your closet. You’ve been waiting for the alternative to resell prices, and we’re here to make it happen for you. Get on the block.
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