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Ziktalk – The crypto based Short video platform passes 1 million users

The blockchain-based short-form video platform Ziktalk has surpassed 1 million accumulated sign-ups in July with a strong user base in South East Asia. Ziktalk is a S2E (Social-to-Earn) video platform that provides token rewards to users for creating and consuming content.

Born in South Korea, Ziktalk seeks to become a global platform by onboarding more users with attractive incentive to be participate in the platform and be social. The CEO and Founder, Abraham Shim is really pushing in this direction.

Ziktalk was established in December of 2016 as a language-exchange social platform and pivoted to Ziktalk 2.0 to focus on short-form videos. After the beta launch, the official version was released in February this year.

The app has reached over 1 million accumulated users centered around SE Asian countries such as Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines and Bangladesh and also recorded over 17 million ZIK transactions on the blockchain.

On Ziktalk, around 2,000 videos are posted daily in various categories. 350,000 videos have been posted on the platform so far and users spend 15 minutes on the app per session.

Ziktalk provides its native token “ZIK” to users through the concept of ‘Social Mining’ that includes activities such as video viewing, video posting, likes and follows. Maybe a futur hit like Tiktok?


Leo Thevenet is a technology enthusiast and a devoted fan of the startup world. His journey began after completing his Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering in France. However, it was his experience earning a Master's degree in IT from the prestigious Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, that truly ignited his passion for innovation and entrepreneurship. With an insatiable desire to learn and share, Leo brings you the latest updates and insights on the startup scene. His enthusiasm for global innovation knows no bounds, and you'll often find him attending and covering major startup events worldwide. From CES and Web Summit to Slush and beyond, Leo is your go-to source for news and trends in the tech industry. Thanks to a strategic partnership with a government association in South Korea, Leo also delivers exclusive updates on cutting-edge innovations from the region. Stay tuned to Startup World to benefit from Leo's wealth of knowledge and expertise as he continues to explore the ever-evolving landscape of startups and technology.

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