LINE’s new challenge: Realizing a token economy with the LINK blockchain
In 2018, LINE announced the concept of a LINE token economy, unveiling its efforts to develop its own blockchain and DApps platform. Establishing itself as a platform, not merely a smartphone app, it is becoming a major presence in areas such as games, music distribution, shopping, news, and AI. As it expands even into the financial sector, what does the company hope to accomplish with blockchain? This is what we asked Toshimasa Nasu, head of LINE Blockchain Lab, and Shinichiro Isago, who serves as a pipeline with the developer community.