The Antwerp-headquartered startup that offers festivals worldwide software solutions for their platforms has officially announced its agreement with Sandpiper Digital Payments AG.

PlayPass is best known in Belgium due to its intelligent RIFD bracelets at the Rock Werchter.The company has significantly expanded its offering of access control solutions and cashless payment platforms. Besides Rock Werchter, the Sportpaleis Groep, Graspop Metal Meeting and the Dour Festival also use the services of PlayPass. Many festivals abroad were also impressed by the solutions of PlayPass thus expanding its activities in various European and Asian countries, including the Netherlands, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand.

Sandpiper Digital Payments AG ( "Sandpiper") looks to consolidate the fragmented payments landscape in Europe. "The investment Sandpiper allows us to offer our technology and services worldwide. This capital injection also helps us to develop faster new solutions to maximize the experience of the festivals" said David De Wever, CEO of PlayPass.

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By Gabriela Fernández Scala