About Photochain

Photochain was created by a group of passionate photographers, IT professionals, Cyber Security experts, and Technology company executives - including Shutterstock, LinkedIn, eBay, PayPal. Together we believe that photographers deserve a better deal, and agencies and companies buying photography deserve a better service. Our mission is to leverage our collective expertise in the industry and combine it with cutting edge AI and Blockchain Technology, to make this better world a reality for all participants in the stock photography industry.


  • Idea and business case

    Develop business plan

    Market research

  • Prototyping

    • Development of the DApp prototype

    • Start to form team

  • Crowdfunding and development

    • Marketing and preparation activities

    • Get support from blockchain and photography community

    • Start to form advisory team

    • New partnerships

    • Onboarding Beta Customers/Advocates

    • Prepare Crowdsale platform

    • Participation at different sturtup and industry events

    • Regulatory compliance

    • New collaboration in the photography industry

    • Minting of Photon tokens at the end of the ICO

  • Prepare go-to market

      • Continue developing Photochain application

      • Mainstream adoption campaigns for Photography industry

      • Expand development team

      • Photography influencer support campaign

      • Licensing Smart Contracts on Ethereum Mainnet

      • Adoption of Photon token/fiat exchange

      • Implementation of new IP Rights management

      • Acquisition campaigns (photography stocks) for fast scaling

      • Prepare operational services

  • Launch Platform

      • Photochain API for better integration with other services

      • Partnering with a famous brand in the photography industry

      • Photochain Web - DApp 1.0 with basic functionality on main OS

      • Launch support services

  • Business Development

      • Client growth strategy

      • Accept new forms of payments

      • 3rd Party Integrations

      • Integrating with other media blockchain DApps

      • Simplifying of UI

      • Paid microservices for strong revenue

  • Market Expansion

    • Readiness for the complete mass adoption

    • blockchain as protocol in the background

    • Partnerships with agencies

    • Stabilizing the vitality of Photochain ecosystem

    • Supporting hardware gadget for Photochain

    •  (camera support for the uploading the photo direct to Photochain)

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