Time Collectors Announces The Launch of Its Pre-Seed Funding Campaign To Transform Online Trading Principles and Revolutionise the Haute-Horlogerie Collecting Standards
Time Collectors is a WatchTech startup enabling pre-owned and vintage timepieces’ collectors to connect and trade securely online, overcome cyber disasters, and avoid fraud and counterfeit risks.
Geneva, Switzerland, October 13th 2021 – Time Collectors today announces the launch of its unique WatchTech concept leading the change and transforming online trading, revolutionising how online Haute Horlogerie Collecting is delivered worldwide.
Time Collectors is the only Community-driven marketplace that is partnering with technology professionals to bring together advanced platform services and transform the market. Now Watch & Clock Collectors’ will experience a high-quality ecosystem and engage with their communitiesin a new way. Time Collectors also offers an extensive range of services for collectors – from ownership certification through blockchain to escrow shield and data analysis in real-time.
With Time Collectors, members can now enjoy a new experience online with tailor-made services to fulfil the Collectors’ expectations and demands. The Virtual Vault enables collectors to trade securely, provide information on caring for any Haute Horlogerie timepiece and connect to an approved community.
Our experts constantly research the global market, including Brands, Retailers and Auction Houses, to provide a comprehensive and optimised solution to meet the needs of Collectors and Super Collectors. Whether they wish to trade a timepiece, chat with an expert, hunt for their next watch or clock, or review market data analytics to monitor how their valuables are trending. We created the Time Collectors platform to provide an unrivalled experience and peace of mind for all.
“We want to make it easier, more transparent and safer for Collectors to trade online. Fraud,
counterfeit and scams have impacted trust, and we aim to restore it. With so much going on in our lives, seeking trustworthy information on forums and blogs and connecting to peers can be increasingly difficult to fit into our busy schedules. By bringing advanced technology into a unique go-to platform making information more accessible, to repair faith and avoid cyber failures,” said C. Brault, Co-founder and CEO.
In recent years pre-owned purchases online have gained in popularity. There are 12 million Timepiece Collectors, excluding Asian and Emerging Markets. With skyrocketing values, the pre-owned watch market provides a new opportunity to reach as described as the “holy grail”, an estimated worth $37 billion in 2025 and vintage at $50 billion in 2020. Time Collectors is in a perfect position to facilitate this rise of WatchTech to serve Collectors and help provide interesting, educational content to consumers.
“We will provide quality content for Watch enthusiasts’ community to help them stay ahead and fix trust online. Thanks to our unique offering, we hope that Time Collectors will become a market leader in a world where fraud and counterfeit are damaging for all markets. Our ultimate goal is to help Collectors connecting with peers in a vetted and secured environment while simultaneously providing enjoyable ecosystem and qualitative services,” said C. Brault.
Time Collectors team has completed the product development and design phase with a finished website prototype and is now ready to finalise the MVP website. Time Collectors also gained significant traction among Collectors and partners alike, with a high number of pre-ordered memberships to date.
With this round of funding, Time Collectors goal is to accelerate the development and launch of the Time Collectors Platform on a global scale, expand Sales and Marketing efforts, and meet pre-orders by January 2022.
Time Collectors is a Branch of ProChronos B.V. based in The Netherlands.