In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks to Sam Falic and Dov Falic, who are the Founders of BlockBar Inc.
Dov Falic, who is the co-founder and CEO of BlockBar, Inc., was born in Miami, Florida and grew up in Panama City, Panama. As part of the next generation of the Falic Group, owners of the largest duty-free operation in the Western Hemisphere, Dov has been immersed in the luxury and retail industry from a young age. Having started in the warehouse ten years ago, Dov went on to serve as the Global Spirits Director and Executive Vice President of the LATAM division.
In partnership with his cousin Samuel, in 2021, Dov founded BlockBar, the first global direct-to-consumer NFT platform for wine and spirits. Within the business, Dov oversees operations and brand relationships.
Samuel Falic, who is the co-founder and COO of BlockBar, Inc, was born and raised in Miami, Florida. As part of the next generation of the Falic Group, owners of the largest duty-free operation in the Western Hemisphere, Samuel found interest in both finance and law. After completing his bachelor's degree in Accounting at University of Miami, Samuel continued his education at Cardozo School of Law in New York, completing his J.D.
Following that, Samuel went on to join Duty Free Americas, and his background in finance and law allowed him to pursue a variety of positions within the company. After initially working in the legal department, he transitioned into the role of Director of Business Development.
In partnership with his cousin Dov, in 2021, Samuel founded BlockBar, the first global direct-to-consumer NFT platform for wine and spirits. Within the business, Samuel oversees the overall business development and strategy.