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Joe De Pinto

VP of Sales at Barpay & Co-Founder at Haste Arcade

Joe De Pinto was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. After spending 4 years playing professional baseball in the Chicago White Sox farm system, he co-founded his first venture, Barpay, in 2015 with Daniel Wagner. The company has since grown to become a leader in the mobile ordering and payment space for in-venue dining at bars, restaurants, and hotels, as well as digital menus, with more than 15,000 accounts throughout the United States.

In January 2021, along with Wagner, he co-founded Haste, the world’s first Instant Leaderboard Payout arcade. De Pinto’s vision for Haste is to have the platform serve as a fun and entertaining visual representation of micro transactions, and how they can empower new business models. 

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Joe De Pinto

VP of Sales at Barpay & Co-Founder at Haste Arcade

Joe De Pinto was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. After spending 4 years playing professional baseball in the Chicago White Sox farm system, he co-founded his first venture, Barpay, in 2015 with Daniel Wagner. The company has since grown to become a leader in the mobile ordering and payment space for in-venue dining at bars, restaurants, and hotels, as well as digital menus, with more than 15,000 accounts throughout the United States.

In January 2021, along with Wagner, he co-founded Haste, the world’s first Instant Leaderboard Payout arcade. De Pinto’s vision for Haste is to have the platform serve as a fun and entertaining visual representation of micro transactions, and how they can empower new business models. 

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“Joe DePinto, director of Sales at Barpay, a standalone solution for contactless QR code menus, mobile ordering, and mobile payments, agrees. ‘You can either look at this as a terrible time or you can look at this as an incredible opportunity to try new things,’ he says, touting the benefits of technology especially. ‘I think overall the service industry has been somewhat reluctant to adapt technology, but now with the current situation, they’re starting to see technology can save you money, and it actually is a little bit easier for the customers as well…'”

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“Have you tried Haste? The developers of Bitcoin’s latest gaming platform have big plans for the system that pays players who make its leaderboards. In this interview, we find out how a pair of former professional baseball players got into Bitcoin and created a point-of-sale system before turning to games, utilizing BSV’s RUN Token Protocol and microtransactions.

Like so many other useful Bitcoin apps that started to become available again in the past two years, Haste grew from the notion that small, fast payments with miniscule fees could create whole new business models. It’s amazing sometimes that we have to remind ourselves of this simple premise, and notice how far BTC has strayed from this idea in its quest for price pumps.”

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Timeline

Jan 2015 - Present

Barpay

Vice President of Sales

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Jan 2015 - Present

Jan 2021 - Present

Haste Arcade

Co-Founder

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Jan 2021 - Present

Jun 2011 - Jun 2014

Chicago White Sox

Professional Baseball Player

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Jun 2011 - Jun 2014

Ask me

How is the Haste Arcade different then other "Play to Earn" concepts?
What type of games are in the Haste Arcade?
What are instant leaderboard payouts?
What is Bitcoin SV?
Why don't you use Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), or Solana (SOL)?
What makes Take It different than other NFT auction sites?
What's your background/how did you come up with Haste?

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