February 2017, Year IX, n. 2
Sardex. Not by money alone…
Telos: When Sardex was founded in 2009 many people considered it a utopian dream: with a circuit of over 3,500 enterprises it is now a consolidated business destined to grow. Tell us the story behind Sardex and why it is so successful?
Roberto Spano: First and foremost, people often underestimate the complexities and specificities behind our success. In fact, contrary to what has often been reported, Sardex.net is not just a way to either deal with lack of liquidity, save money or increase one’s turnover. Sardex.net has been primarily designed so that every member can increase its network of fiduciary relationships by establishing strong, long-lasting ties with other network members based on a common vision and shared rules and values.
We believe that the success of our initiative doesn’t depend only on economics, which obviously play an important role, but on the links created by the Circuit. The relationships and collaboration with and between members is what really drives the project.
This is why I am convinced that the Circuit is more than just as financial tool ...more
How do we become interested in interviewing a certain person for Primo Piano Scala c? Simple. A short article in a newspaper catches our attention, a comment made during a conversation, a reference found on the web perhaps while researching another issue. Sardex was inspired by a comment by one of our readers who had seen our slideshare about Bitcoin: 'you're xenophiles like so many others, why don't you write about Sardex instead?' Hit where it hurts most, we immediately set about gathering information.
But apparently not enough, but it wasn't our reader's strong suit either. We realised we hadn't really understood what Sardex was when its MD Roberto Spano, with the typical courtesy of his native island gave this answer to one of our questions: The way you've asked this question suggests that you may have misunderstood what Sardex represents for its members. So today, in this editorial, instead of commenting I'm going to tell you a story about Gabriele Littera, Piero Sanna, Carlo Mancuso, Giuseppe Littera and Franco Contu from Serramanna, Sardinia ...more