Revelator, a company that offers digital IP infrastructure to record labels, distributors, and aggregators, is extending its services to Japan. Thanks to a new partnership with PRTL, a music tech agency led by Taishi Fukuyama, the company is making its first major expansion.
Revelator provides digital IP infrastructure to music companies worldwide and is considered one of the top providers in the industry. Improving the music industry’s economy in the digital age by increasing the speed, accuracy, and transparency of rights management, digital supply chain, and royalty distribution to reshape digital ownership.
In January, Revelator launched its NFT payment infrastructure in partnership with Stripe Inc. The NFT platform offered by Revelator Pro enables artists to establish direct connections with their fans, enabling artists the ability to generate new revenue streams. Music industry entities like labels, distributors, and other professionals are striving to use NFTs to establish connections.
However, they often encounter difficulties in adapting to new web3 technologies on different platforms, integrating wallets, and integrating web3 financial reporting into their existing royalty accounting processes.
“Fukuyama’s knowledge and experience in the Japanese market will be invaluable as we work to bring our digital solutions to artists and labels in the region.” – Bruno Guez, Revelator
Revelator core features
- Catalog management
- Distribution and delivery
- Revenue Reporting
- Rights Management
- Royalty Accounting
- Business intelligence
- Global Payouts
- Digital Wallet
- Smart Contracts
Bruno Guez (founder of Revelator) and colleagues discuss the music industry and how NFTs and music 3.0 will shape it.
Fukuyama, who has worked in the global music industry for more than a decade, has a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and opportunities that Japanese artists, labels, and distributors face. Taishi Fukuyama is a person who is involved in the music/tech industry as an artist, producer, and serial entrepreneur.
He co-founded and worked as the chief marketing officer at Qrates, a project aimed to make it easier for independent artists and labels to create, finance, distribute, and discover vinyl records.
Fukuyama won the first Red Bull SoundClash competition in Japan and has created music for popular J-pop and K-pop artists in Japan and Korea. In addition to Qrates, He has founded Amadeus Code, which is an A.I.-powered songwriting assistant, Evoke Music, a royalty-free music library created with A.I., and currently leads PRTL, an international representation and development agency that helps businesses enter the Japanese market.