Open Younk’s website and see a bright homepage directing users if they are artists or “HitHunters.” Younk, a startup, is a blockchain platform that enables anyone to upload music as an artist, and the public can become “producers” by choosing what music they deem worthy of funds. Behind the website’s facade, BU alum Mariia Yelizarova works as the head and vice president of strategic communications. She said she used experience she gained while at BU to help launch this company. “People are uploading every five minutes,” Yelizarova said. People are free to upload their own music or support the ones they like. Currently, Yelizarova said the platform has gathered 150 independent artists to share their original demo piece, and if the community likes their music, they have the chance to receive funds to produce it. Yelizarova, who graduated in 2015 from BU, said Younk is the first international music blockchain startup based both in the … [Read more...] about Terriers InBiz: Mariia Yelizarova works to modernize music industry with startup Younk
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Blockchain for speed and privacy appoints Founder of Immortal Records in move that demonstrates its increasing involvement in the music industry Happy will be a key source of strategic information as our involvement in the industry expands”— Michael Smolenski, CEO and Founder of LightstreamsTALLINN, ESTONIA, ESTONIA, June 28, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Lightstreams, the blockchain for speed and privacy, has appointed Happy Walters, the Founder of Immortal Records who has represented artists such as Cypress Hill, House of Pain, Wu Tang Clan, Rage Against the Machine and Velvet Revolver, as an advisor. The appointment demonstrates how significant the music industry will be for Lightstreams in the coming months and fits into its strategy to tokenise the curated market by connecting with existing technologies like iTunes and Spotify. “We’re delighted to bring Happy Walters onboard as an advisor as we really start to ramp up our use of blockchain technology in … [Read more...] about Lightstreams Appoints Music Industry Heavyweight Happy Walters As Advisor
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement DealBook Supported by DealBook ByAndrew Ross Sorkin June 27, 2018 This is bonkers. A new so-called blockchain company is selling virtual real estate online with prices as high as $120,000 for a 10-meter by 10-meter piece of virtual land. You can buy a plot of virtual land in a virtual city, with certain neighborhoods costing more than others, like in a real city. Except that it isn’t a real city. It is all virtual. Follow? Me neither. Somehow this company, Decentraland, managed to raise $26 million in 30 seconds from investors last year. That money isn’t “virtual” — it is real. Welcome to the world of blockchain, the latest technological revolution to those in-the-know — and what seems like the latest get-rich-quick gibberish to the average person. You’ve probably heard that the … [Read more...] about Demystifying the Blockchain
CALGARY, Alberta, April 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FanLogic Interactive Inc. (TSXV:FLGC) (OTCQB:FNNGF) is pleased to announce its first contest and promotional event, driven by social media influencers. This marketing model exposes customers to a proprietary influencer marketing network, which FanLogic is organically growing. This proprietary network will allow customers to use its wide range tools and outcomes to generate higher ROI in their own marketing campaigns. FanLogic believes it is now offering a unique value proposition to this rapidly growing multi-billion-dollar industry. Both contests will promote sponsoring brands by offering contestants access to VIP prizes and experiences at the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, one of the largest, annual outdoor music festivals to be held in Coachella Valley, California April 13th to April 22nd. FanLogic will execute a second contest during the Governors Ball, to be held in New York City this June. Many of the … [Read more...] about FanLogic Interactive Inc. Enters Social Media Influencer Marketing Space With Coachella Valley and New York City Music Festivals Influencer Activation Campaigns
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