Decentralised app BOOSTO harnesses support from leading investors and influencers

Decentralised app BOOSTO harnesses support from leading investors and influencers

In a bid to provide a host of new services to the influencer space, new decentralised appstore BOOSTOhas joined forces with a roster of well-known leaders and influencers.

The app's board of advisors now boasts the likes of Andy Tian, CEO of GIFTO, Paul Veradittakit of Pantera Capital, and Josh Fraser and Mattheew Liu, the co-founders of Origin Protocol.

BOOSTO has also reportedly gained support from a number of influenial YouTube personalities. The company revealed that YouTuber Rob Paone will be joining to help advise in the design of the platform, which will be split into two parts that will separately benefit developers and influencers.

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“We are truly honored that so many visionaries and leaders guiding our project,” said Heidi Yu, CEO of BOOSTO.

“We’re confident that behind our strong team, advisors, and investors, our project will encourage an entire ecosystem of new applications within the influencer world, a space we know extremely well and feel is ready for a completely new approach.”

BOOSTO is being built by the same team that run SocialBook - an influencer marketing platform with an existing roster of over 300 popular influencers and brands.

The platform aims to break into the blockchain, and will eventually allow individual influencers to launch their own token.

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Danielle Partis is editor of and former editor of She was named Journalist of the Year at the MCV Women in Games Awards 2019, as well as in the MCV 30 under 30 2020. Prior to Steel Media, she wrote about music and games at Team Rock.