SINGAPORE, May 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Singapore-based blockchain gaming and entertainment company Digital Entertainment Asset Pte. Ltd. (DEA), known for its leading GameFi PlayMining platform with original NFTs from famous Japanese creators and the DEAPcoin cryptocurrency token (ticker code “DEP”), today announced the appointment of Tatsuya Kochrogi as Vice President and Head of Global Business.
Recently recognized as Japan’s first cryptocurrency token, DEA has led the GameFi industry in Asia with over 2.4 million players worldwide from Indonesia, the Philippines, Japan, Taiwan, Vietnam, and more. During DEA’s business strategy presentation in April, the company shared actual revenue data for the first half of 2022, which was S$40 million and EBITDA was S$26 million. DEA’s annual revenue forecast for 2022 was presented at S$102 million with an EBITDA of S$43 million. Since the launch of the JobTribes collectible card game, 100 original NFT artworks have been created by well-known Japanese creators who have received over $6 million in royalties to date.
Kochrogy said: “DEA aims to be the #1 entertainment company in the world that also addresses social and economic issues at the same time. The PlayMining platform allows users to mine cryptocurrency while playing. Games and entertainment are becoming a sustainable source of livelihood for others. the whole world. And I’m incredibly excited to take on this role and help further scale the creator and entertainment economy of the internet around the world.”
Prior to joining DEA, Kohrogi worked as an affiliate manager at Meta where he built relationships with key advertising agencies in Japan and strategically increased his key partners’ business by 3x in 2 years and achieved a 9-figure increase in annual affiliate revenue in US dollars.
Prior to Meta, he worked at SoftBank, where he held several roles for 7 years, including investment strategy, business development, sales management, digital marketing, and internal venture co-founder.
Kochrogi also trained with Masayoshi “Masa” Son, CEO of SoftBank Group, for 3 years at SoftBank Academia, where he learned the art of corporate leadership directly from Son and worked on CEO projects as a member of Son’s successor program.
Naohito Yoshida, CEO, said: “Tatsuya is a dynamic leader and has a strong track record in building partnerships, creating and delivering cutting-edge initiatives and strategies. As we begin to expand our business in Asia, Europe and North America, we are confident that each region will grow under Tatsuya’s leadership.”
DEA, a GameFi business platform, was founded in Singapore in August 2018 and develops JobTribes, a Play to Earn game, and PlayMining NFT, an NFT marketplace. Using blockchain technology, the company aims to create a world where you can create value while having fun.
Co-Director: Naohito Yoshida (Twitter: @yoshidadea1), Kozo Yamada (Twitter: @kozo_tx)
Vice President: Tatsuya Kohrogi (Twitter: @tatsuya_kohrogi)
Location: 7 Straits View, Marina One East Tower, #05-01, Singapore 018936.
Established: August 2018
Business Description: GameFi Platform Business
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