New Social Token for Brands, Celebrities and Crypto Influencers

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Recently, we unveiled Creator Coin, a digital currency that can be custom…


Rally’s goal is to be a decentralized network for creators to monetize and align themselves with their community. As a community-owned network, the community is in charge of making the decisions for how the network evolves, not the Rally team itself.

While we built Rally with a core team of…


Simplifying Blockchain Technology to Revolutionize How Content Creators and Streamers Earn a Living and Interact with Their Fans

By Mahesh Vellanki, Head of Growth

Creator Coin will empower content creators to build their own virtual economy

The creator industry continues to grow at an astonishing rate, yet it’s still incredibly hard to make a living as a content creator. At Rally, we talk to creators and streamers every single day and regularly hear some variation of this story:

I’m a…


Being a mobile app developer is really hard. In a previous post, I’ve argued about how desktop companies have leveraged mobile better than actual mobile-focused startups. This is counter to what many expected would happen. Most thought that each major vertical on the web would translate into a new mobile…


HelloFresh, a leader in the subscription meal kit space, just quietly filed for their IPO. You may not have heard about it since the offering is in Frankfurt, but the business is fascinating to look at since the meal kit category has been a shining spot in the emerging crop…


Having looked at hundreds of consumer services and marketplaces, I have found that there are three main ingredients for success that stand out. Note: Bill Gurley once did a great post on the 10 Factors To Consider When Evaluating Digital Marketplaces which is also a great read. However, to sum…


If you had asked me about my thoughts on the mobile ecosystem several years ago, I would have predicted a very different future than what we are seeing today. I would have predicted a colossal shift to mobile with huge standalone mobile businesses being built. …


I just read a terrific book called ‘Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind’ by Yuval Noah Harari and it got me thinking about the society that we live in today and the notion of creating “value” in the context of start-ups. What does it mean to create value? In which…


After their last earnings report, Amazon surpassed Walmart’s market valuation. Despite the obvious fact that one company is focused on offline while the other is largely online, the two businesses are remarkably similar. Let’s take a deeper look to understand the uncanny similarities. …


Retail ecommerce is one of those categories that investors often express dislike for. Taking a superficial look at the space, it’s not hard to see why given that many companies have tried and failed to build sustainable businesses over the years. But, as always, there is more going on than…

Mahesh Vellanki

Co-Founder @Rally and @Forte, ex-investor @RedpointVC

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