Have you ever bought event tickets online and worried about getting scammed?

It turns out that there are a lot of scammers out there who sell fake tickets to sports games and music concerts but they need beware because Harold Hughes, the founder of the technology company Bandwagon is using the same blockchain technology that keeps cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin safe and applying it to event tickets so you don’t get scammed the next time you buy football or Beyonce tickets.

Harold, a Spring 2006 initiate of the Pi Alpha Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha at Clemson, has been recognized by Google and even been featured in the hit Gimlet Media podcast The Pitch for the way his company is using tech to change the way we all purchase tickets online. Since he just so happens to be a member of the prestigious Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity we at Watch The Yard were able to pull some strings and get and interview with him about his product, how being a brother of a black fraternity helped him get to where he is today, and what he thinks black Greeks who are established in tech need to do to help the next generation of tech powerhouses.