In February of this year, video blockchain startup Lino closed on a $20 million round of funding backed by prominent Chinese seed investor Zhenfund. Lino is reported to launch at the end of this year. In an interview with TechCrunch, Lino chief executive Wilson Wei predicted content creators would earn “three to five times” the profits they currently make on YouTube or Twitch.
If YouTube creators moved over to a blockchain-based startup where the videos were housed on a peer-to-peer based network, that also had its own currency, worries over being demonetized by YouTube’s bots would no longer be a thing. It’s a very modern, democratic and buzzword solution to the Adpocalypse.
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