Social Currency

  • How Social Currency Is Driving Identity, Trust and New Industries

    How Social Currency Is Driving Identity, Trust and New Industries

    As our lives increasingly move to the digital realm – whether it’s what we read, what we watch, photos that once sat in frames now uploaded to a server farm somewhere in the rural United States, or even the 140-character thoughts we share with the world ­­– comes the very reconstitution of our identities online. A German artist named Tobias Leingruber recently took this concept to its… Read More

  • Chamillionaire on the Impact of the Tech World on Music

    Chamillionaire Just Wants Your Business Card

    Grammy award winning artist Chamillionaire (a.k.a Hakeem Seriki) has become a regular at tech conferences, perhaps because the hustle and flow culture of the rap business and the hustle and flow culture of the tech business are surprisingly similar. His stories of struggles between artists and music labels are resonant to anyone who's experienced the relationship intricacies of startups and VCs. Read More