SINGAPORE, May 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Singapore blockchain gaming and entertainment company Digital Entertainment Asset Pte. Ltd. (DEA), known for its leading GameFi platform PlayMining, which includes original NFT from renowned Japanese creators and the cryptocurrency token DEAPcoin (ticker code “DEP”), today announced the appointment of Tatsuya Kohrogi as vice president and head of global business.
Recently recognized as the first cryptocurrency token to win in Japan, the DEA is a leader in the GameFi industry in Asia with over 2.4 million players worldwide from Indonesia, the Philippines, Japan, Taiwan, Vietnam and more. During the presentation of DEA’s business strategy in April, the company shared actual revenue for H1 2022, which was SGD 40 million, with EBITDA of SGD 26 million. The DEA’s annual revenue forecast for 2022 was presented as SGD 102 million with an EBITDA of SGD 43 million. Since the beginning of the JobTribes title of the Battle of the Selling Cards, 100 original NFT works have been created by renowned Japanese creators who have received over $ 6 million in awards to date.
Kohrogi said: “The DEA aims to become the world’s No. 1 entertainment company on Network 3, which also addresses social and economic issues. The PlayMining platform allows users to dig into cryptocurrencies while playing games. Games and entertainment are becoming a sustainable livelihood for people around the world. And I am incredibly excited to take on this role and help further scale the web3 entertainment and entertainment economy worldwide. “
Prior to joining the DEA, Kohrogi served as Partner Manager at Meta, where he built relationships with key advertising agencies in Japan and strategically expanded his key partners’ business 3 times in 2 years and achieved partner revenue scaling to 9-digit annual business.
Prior to Meta, he was at SoftBank, where he held several roles over a 7-year period, including investment strategy, business development, sales management, digital marketing and co-founder of an in-house venture.
Kohrogi also trained with Masayoshi “Mass” 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 projects of CEOs as a member of the program for heir to Son.
Naohito Yoshida, CEO, said: “Tatsuya is a dynamic leader and has extensive experience in building partnerships, creating and implementing flagship 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. “
About the DEA
DEA, a GameFi platform business, was founded in Singapore in August 2018 and is developing JobTribes, a Play to Earn game, and PlayMining NFT, a market for NFT. Using blockchain technology, the company aims to create a world in which one can create value by having fun.
Co-CEO: Naohito Yoshida (Twitter: @ yoshidadea1), Kozo Yamada (Twitter: @kozo_tx)
VP: Tatsuya Kohrogi (Twitter: @tatsuya_kohrogi)
Location: 7 Straits View, Marina One East Tower, # 05-01, Singapore 018936
Establishment: August 2018
Business description: Business with GameFi platform
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Figure 1: Tatsuya Kohrogi
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