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Episode 70: The Future Of Art Collecting Is On The Blockchain [Podcast]

  • 7 June 2019
  • Emilia Picco Emilia Picco

It’s 2019, and art trading went digital long ago. But the evolution of art exchange hasn’t stopped with the internet. The likes of Jason Rosenstein and Peter Engleman — co-founders of blockchain-powered art exchange Portion — are exploring the new frontier of art trading on blockchain platforms.

Though they’re largely the domain of the wealthy, art trading platforms and houses have persistent issues, just as any industry does. Many believe that blockchain could solve several of them, from security to the exorbitant cost of owning art. That’s where Portion comes into the picture, creating real solutions that have value to the ultra-wealthy and the common collector.

Listen to today’s episode to get a glimpse into the state of blockchain in the art trading marketplace.

About Jason Rosenstein: Jason is a blockchain developer who identified the transformative and multifaceted capabilities of blockchain technology in 2011. He is also the CEO of Portion, a blockchain-powered exchange for art and collectibles.

Jason has extensive experience in blockchain development and complex distributed application design. In his previous startups, he served as founder and developer. Jason’s area of expertise also include system architecture, project management, and financial systems.

About Peter Engleman: Peter Engleman is COO of Portion. Peter has over 10 years of business experience in both entrepreneurial and corporate environments. He has successfully initiated, developed, and led new divisions, teams, and products within the technology sector.

Peter is active in the entrepreneurship community across the United States. His first entrepreneurial endeavor took place in 2007 leading to his passion for building and growing companies. Peter served as a mentor to a number of start-ups through his involvement in accelerator programs and non-profit organizations.

What you will learn in this episode:

  • What problems blockchain can solve for the younger generation of art collectors.
  • What is the state of blockchain in art collecting?
  • How Portion’s platform could have purpose beyond art.

Resources mentioned:

Portion: www.Portion.io

Twitter: @PortionApp

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Emilia Picco
About Emilia Picco

Emilia is the Managing Editor of Disruptor Daily and has been with the team for over two years now. She has a deep passion for technologies that will reshape our world and has interviewed many of the world's leading thought leaders. She lives in Argentina and as expected, is a wine lover.

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