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Facebook Veterans Launch New Social App: Editional

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Facebook Veterans Launch New Social App: Editional

On April 30, 2019, Editional, a start-up based in New York announced it had raised US$1.5 million with notable investors including ConsenSys Ventures, Digital Currency Group, and CoinFund. The company launched a blockchain-powered interactive social platform where digital artists or creators can ...

MONART – INTERVIEW WITH MALO GIROD DE L’AIN

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MONART – INTERVIEW WITH MALO GIROD DE L’AIN

Recently, ArtMarketGuru came across monart, a new French-based start-up founded by Malo Girod de l’Ain and Pauline Houl. Malo Girod de l’Ain is a serial entrepreneur who founded art production and internet publishing companies. Pauline Houl manages a large art center in Beijing with a strong ...

Interview with David Dehaeck – Co-founder of Artfintech.one and WUNDER

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Interview with David Dehaeck – Co-founder of Artfintech.one and WUNDER

With over 25 years of experience as a leading business entrepreneur, David Dehaeck is the Co-founder and CEO of Artfintech.one and co-founder of WUNDER. Dehaeck is passionate about decentralizing what is currently top-down centralized in the art market. His focus is on making the art market more ...

ARTWOOK – Discussion with Rui Cai (CEO) & Qinwen Wang (CATO)

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ARTWOOK – Discussion with Rui Cai (CEO) & Qinwen Wang (CATO)

Artwook is an art shared ownership trading platform based on blockchain technology. The new platform claims to integrate blockchain technology into the traditional art markets and is grounded in a shared economy. Here, we speak to Artwook’s CEO Rui Cai and CATO Qinwen Wang on how the new platform ...

BigchainDB – Discussion with Masha McConaghy

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BigchainDB – Discussion with Masha McConaghy

Masha McConaghy is the Founder of ascribe, a service enabling immutable attribution for artists with clear provenance for both digital and physical art; BigchainDB, a blockchain database, tuned towards handling metadata and the co-founder of Ocean Protocol, a decentralized data exchange protocol to ...

BLOCKCHAIN COMPANIES IN THE ART MARKET

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BLOCKCHAIN COMPANIES IN THE ART MARKET

Blockchain is the new Tech buzzword in the art market. Every month, it seems, a press release comes out announcing yet another “disruptive” blockchain application. The claims include a range of industry-shattering functionality, including: the end of issues involving provenance, the ability of ...

Cryptocurrencies in the Art Market

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Cryptocurrencies in the Art Market

The name “Bitcoin” has become universal. Even those who work in the cosseted art market have heard of it. Meanwhile, others have boldly gone on to establish their own digital currencies, like Artbyte’s Artbyte, Maecenas’s ART, artist Sarah Meyohas’s Bitchcoin . Tech entrepreneurs envision ...

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Blockchain Art Exchange, Interview with Founder and CEO Sascha Bailey

Sascha Bailey is an experienced Chief Executive Officer with a significant history of working in the art industry. He has curated over 10 exhibitions in London and worked with a long list of artists including Damien Hirst, Tony Craig, David Bailey and Brain Clarke. Son to photographer David Bailey, ...

Technologies that Link Art & Collectibles to Online Registries

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Technologies that Link Art & Collectibles to Online Registries

The three trillion dollar Art and Collectibles (A&C) market is often a major target for fraud and forgery. The market has been facing these issues for decades with not only single pieces of artwork being forged but whole collections as well. Major advances in nanotechnology and Artificial ...

ArtChain – Interview with Kay Sprague and Cameron Macqueen

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ArtChain – Interview with Kay Sprague and Cameron Macqueen

ArtChain is a Melbourne based start-up putting artwork and collectibles on the blockchain, giving investors’ confidence and putting an end to art forgery. Founded by Kay Sprague and Cameron Macqueen earlier this year, the start-up has already garnered interest from artists, art galleries and ...