On the latest episode of The Future of What podcast, Paperchain founder Daniel Dewar talks with Music Biz Association’s Portia Sabin about our effort to speed up payments to labels and artists.
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Episode 166 : Converting Streams Into Liquid Assets Faster
Under the current distribution model, labels and rights holders typically only get paid once a month by their distributor, and those payouts are often for streams and downloads that occurred well before the pay period. In an era where artists and labels are able to see nearly real-time usage data for their catalog, these delays in payment have made rapid growth difficult in some cases, and now there are companies stepping in with solutions. On this episode, we speak with Bruno Guez of Revelator and Daniel Dewar of Paperchain about their efforts to increase the liquidity of assets for rights holders by advancing payments to them based upon their catalog’s performance on DSP’s.