On April 8th, 2020 cryptocurrency exchange OKEx will permit Singapore-based Digital Entertainment Asset's, (DEA) digital currency DEP (DEAPcoin) that is used on its entertainment buy-and-trade platform called PlayMining to be listed on its exchange, one of the world's largest.
PlayMining is an entertainment platform on which users can buy and trade items, such as virtual cards that can be used in games, like it’s new title JobTribes. One can earn DEPs which are Playmining’s native currency, by playing the platform’s games and reading it’s online comics.
The first title on PlayMining’ is JobTribes’, a card collecting battle fantasy game, which will be made available in closed beta test recruitment at the end of March. PlayMining intends to give priority to users who sign up for a membership from the game’s official website. In addition, participation in closed beta tests is also expected to receive DEAPcoin rewards or blockchain-related game cards.
Dual Co-CEO’s – former president of PwC Japan and vice president of KPMG Consulting Shiina Shigeru, and Yoshida Naohito, a serial entrepreneur who has successfully listed three companies in Japan. These two plan to work together to build up the company.
Shigeru spoke about how he hopes to use his experience to help PlayMining succeed:
“While it’s amazing to be involved in an innovative business, it’s just a matter of carrying out the spirit of the challenge I’ve had so far. I hope to make the best use of my experience so far to create a career that will bring impact to the world.”
As a student of AI technology in NEC Central Research Institute, Shigeru published a number of papers, and also obtained a number of successful franchises. In order to promote the application of AI in society, he later turned to the consultant industry.
Starting as a magazine editor, Naohito developed the animation game company GLAMS at the age of 28 followed by three different companies in the human resources, content industry, and advertising industry.
Also published on Medium.