The Future of the Creator Economy with Dmitry Shapiro (CEO of Koji/ CTO Myspace)

Boston
Wed, Jun 9, 5:00 PM (EDT)

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About the Speaker

Dmitry Shapiro, the former CTO of MySpace, launched Koji which makes it easy for social media platform users to casually solicit "tips" on their profile pages. Using the tech, some users on Clubhouse, TikTok and LinkedIn have been able to monetize their followings, and some even make a living that way. The over-arching vision, inspired by Shapiro's multiple Burning Man excursions, is reinventing the creator economy.

About the Event

This is a virtual fireside chat event organized by Startup Grind Boston chapter with Jason Kraus and Yev Ioffe. We will discuss Dmitry Shapiro's story and startup journey, his views on the evolution of social media and future pathways, and advice for entrepreneurs and creators building their ventures. Audience Q&A encouraged in this interactive chat!

Speaker

  • Dmitry Shapiro

    Dmitry Shapiro

    Koji

    CEO

    Dmitry Shapiro, the former CTO of MySpace, has launched Koji as the founder and CEO, which makes it easy for social media platform users to casually solicit "tips" on their profile pages. Using the tech, some users on Clubhouse, TikTok and LinkedIn have been able to monetize their followings, and some even make a living that way. The over-arching vision, inspired by Shapiro's multiple Burning M...

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  • When

    Wednesday, Jun 9
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

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    • Jason Kraus

      Jason Kraus

      Prepare 4 VC

      Founder

    • Yevgeny Ioffe

      Yevgeny Ioffe

      Mi-Si

      Co-Founder

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    • Jason Kraus

      Jason Kraus

      Startup Grind

      Chapter Director

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    • Yevgeny Ioffe

      Yevgeny Ioffe

      Mi-Si Electronics Design, Inc.

      Co-Director

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