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Team and Game Studio
The Harvest is brought to you by Falco, a Web3-focused game publisher.
Falco Core Team
Luiz Piccini (CEO)
Luiz has a background in management consulting (Bain & Company) and in mobile gaming (Wildlife Studios) and is the CEO and co-founder at Falco.
Luiz launched two games during his Wildlife years as a Product Manager and later, Product Director. Tennis Clash reached over 100 million downloads and has been played by more people than "real life" tennis. The second game (Sky Warriors) was a design of his own — he convinced leadership to fund his idea and built the product from ideation to prototype to alpha, beta and finally global launch. The game reached all of Wildlife's financial targets.
Alessandro Rosa (CMO)
Alessandro has worked for six years outside of the tech world in multinational consumer goods companies (Procter & Gamble) as well as in management consulting before venturing into mobile games, where he worked for 6 years (Wildlife Studios).
At Wildlife, Alessandro led multiple teams in the Marketing department. He created the organic distribution department (App Store Optimization) and led paid User Acquisition teams for many of Wildlife's games. He also led Wildlife's blockchain department, which was an experiment the company ran during 2022, culminating in the blockchain launch of Castle Crush, a game with 1.3 million monthly active users. Alessandro joined Falco as CMO.
Antonio Viggiano (Blockchain Tech Lead)
Antonio is a tech entrepreneur with a strong background in blockchain and distributed architectures. Starting managing a scalable infrastructure of ad network servers, Antonio later went on to co-found a real-time columnar analytics database for big data. He co-founded two cryptocurrency exchanges and joined R2U, an augmented reality company for retail, as its CTO. Currently building the Converge metaverse. Former companies: RevMob, BelugaDB, Civic Technologies, R2U, Converge.
Andres Bilbao (Seed Investor)
Andres is a serial entrepreneur who has helped build multiple businesses spanning across software development studios, Investment vehicles, a super app unicorn and now in crypto gaming and land tokenization projects. He is a former competitive swimmer and an identical twin with whom he has helped incubate ten additional businesses in latam with a combined valuation north of a billion USD. Former companies: Rappi, InVert.
A blockchain fund created by Justin Kan and Robin Chan.
Justin Kan founded Twitch (sold to Amazon) and later joined Robin to co-found Fractal, a leading web3 platform focused on gaming.
Robin founded XPD Media, acquired by Zynga, and later became head of Zynga Asia.
Other investors and advisors include: Fabio Coelho, the President of Google Brazil, Hugo Barra, former SVP of Android Global at Google, global SVP at Xiaomi, head of VR at Facebook.