If you are a fan of the K-Pop entertainment from the Korean shores, then sure besides the dazzling music, you will be interested in getting some fun collectibles of your pop icons. Korean startup Original Innovation Group Co. Ltd. has created an app PICKIT for K-Pop collectibles, especially for the K-Pop fans worldwide.
Buy, Sell Collectibles & win awards
While collectibles were more prevalent in physical forms earlier, the Gen-Z fans are hooked to digital collections. PICKIT has been developed to cater to the K-Pop crazy fans digitally. PICKIT helps worldwide K-Pop fandoms to easily and quickly buy, collect, and exchange items digital. The digital collectible marketplace has started with K-Pop idol cards for trade-offs. PICKIT allows fans to buy, collect, and sell exclusive photo cards of favorite K-Pop idols. Currently, the photos of stars like Jaehwan Kim, Everglow, Lovelyz, Golden Child, IZ*ONE, and WOODZ are already available on PICKIT, while VERYVERY and Minkyu Kim cards will soon be launched.
Fans can interact and join millions of international K-pop fans by purchasing seasonal digital photo cards and showing off their collection. They can compete with each other, win unique points and surprise awards in ranking challenges. You can also become the God-Fan with the most valuable collection. Users also get coins every day for trading, and they also get a digital display room for their collection. Daily ranking decides the best card. PICKIT works in a simple way by getting content from the idols, recreating it to digital cards, and release for fans. The startup is officially partner with CJ ENM, WOOLLIM Ent., YUEHUA Ent., and SWING Ent.
Plan to bring on more collectible items
PICKIT was launched in 2019 as world’s first K-Pop idol digital collectible service. The startup expects to forger partnerships with more entertainment companies and K-pop idols. It also plans to utilise the social media fan following of the pop idols to market the product. Original Innovation Group Co. Ltd. plans to expand PICKIT to different types of collectibles like shirts, coins, movie tickets, posters, animation figures, DVDs, etc. Currently the PICKIT app is in beta version available for iOS and Android. The revenue model is based on subscription and transaction costs. With increase in international fandom for K-Pop artists, PICKIT is expected to earn good revenues from both digital and also later on physical collectibles. The startup’s mission is to build the best digital collectibles marketplace where millions of digital goods are traded.
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