The metaverse represents a virtual experience in a digital realm. There are several metaverses that users can engage with depending on what they are seeking.
As of now, platforms of this kind are gradually taking over the US entertainment industry, with top celebrities like Justin Bieber, Snoop Dogg, and Paris Hilton establishing their presence in the metaverse.
However, the same has not been the case with the Asian entertainment industry, and Gemie intends to change that. The project is on a mission to bring Asia’s top entertainment stars, including K-pop idols and film franchises, into the metaverse to boost interactions with their fans.
What is Gemie?
Gemie is an Asian entertainment-focused metaverse platform and an NFT marketplace that is geared toward allowing top Asian celebrities and entertainment IPs to customize planets and collectibles to interact with fans.
Gemie’s vision is to bring Asia’s entertainment industry to the metaverse and help artists achieve their full potential by providing them with the tools, resources, and opportunities they need to reach their goals and interact with fans from all over the world without limitations.
The platform is designed to serve the Asian entertainment industry owing to the vast experience accumulated by its founding team, designers, developers, marketers, and business development professionals. Its team of veterans from the entertainment, gaming and communications industries fully understands Asian pop culture and the unique dynamics and needs of the consumers in this region.
Gemie aims to disrupt the entertainment industry in Asia with its platform, providing various perks for users who participate by delivering an immersive metaverse and exclusive utility-driven NFTs.
What Does Gemie Bring to the Table?
Gemie offers users a number of features to make their experience more thrilling, some of which include:
- Gemie Webstore and Marketplace
Gemie provides users with an online store and marketplace where they can buy and sell their custom NFTs, including digital collectibles, wearables, and other items.
- Concert Halls
Gemie users gain access to virtual concerts of their favorite artists, movie premieres, after-parties, and exclusive meet-and-greet events with A-list celebrities via the Gemie concert halls.
Gemie offers membership to its decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), allowing users to make proposals and secure rights to vote on certain decisions on behalf of their favorite celebrities.
- Virtual Rooms
The virtual rooms in the Gemie metaverse are private spaces where users can choose to customize and decorate with digital collectibles. There, they can hang out with their friends and other users who share similar passions and preferences with them.
Who Benefits from Gemie?
The platform provides benefits to two groups of users – fans and existing players in the Asian entertainment industry. Here’s how each group benefits from Gemie.
Fans from all over the world will be able to directly interact with their favorite stars by traveling between Gemie’s many virtual planets. By purchasing licensed Gemie NFTs through the platform web store and secondary marketplace, fans can support their favorite celebrities while enjoying many exclusive online and offline perks. Some of these benefits include access to exclusive waitlists, discounts, priorities in ticket sales, entrance to live concerts, real-world memorabilia, and more.
- Artists and Other Players in the Entertainment Industry
Celebrities, movie production houses, and entertainment franchises gain unlimited opportunities to massively scale up their fan base by leveraging the meteoric rise of the metaverse and NFTs. Using the Gemie platform, these parties are able to leverage the Gemie team’s tools and resources to create in the virtual world. Often limited by physical distances and industry barriers, the metaverse presents new opportunities for entertainment players to connect with fans produce content that caters to their desires while giving the artists themselves greater ownership over their creativity.
Gemie has been consciously connecting with some of the biggest names in the Asian entertainment industry, including several top K-pop stars, Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), Blockbusters films, and more.
The platform promises to reveal the first batch of celebrities that will onboard the Gemie metaverse in the first half of 2022 to make their vision a reality.
The project has also received notable backing from some of the biggest VCs in the space, including Shima Capital, Infinity Ventures Crypto, Kenetic, Newman Capital, Soul Capital, NGC Ventures, and many more.
These companies have made various bets on the future of the Gemie platform, supporting the project’s vision with over $3.8 million in a recent fundraising event.