Film Publishing Rights Firm Fintage House Now Accepts Crypto for Rights Transactions

Dutch rights management company Fintage House has signed a deal with blockchain-based social entertainment platform TaTaTu to start accepting cryptocurrency for rights transactions, entertainment industry news outlet Variety reported Nov. 12.Established in 1986, Fintage House specializes in the collection and management of TV, film and music publishing rights and licensing, as well as offering revenue […]

Crypto Doesn’t Challenge Our Hegemony in the Short to Medium-Term

CEO of global payment giant Visa Al Kelly stated that cryptocurrency does not pose a challenge to the company’s dominance in the payment sphere in the “short to medium-term,” in an interview on CNBC’s Mad Money Oct. 25.When asked if “crypto [is] a real challenge to Visa’s hegemony in this business,” Kelly told Mad Money […]

Ticketmaster to Enhance Ticketing System with Blockchain in New Partnership

Global ticketing giant Ticketmaster has acquired blockchain-focused live events firm Upgraded, according to an Oct. 18 press release.Ticketmaster, a division of the world’s largest live-entertainment business Live Nation, plans to use blockchain technology through the partnership as a way to provide more transparency and better control ticket distribution.Additionally, the company hopes it will protect clients […]