ZAIKO Secures Strategic Investment from Industry-Leading Firms Headline, WOWOW, North Base Media, and Southbrook Holdings

ZAIKO, the Direct-to-Fan (D2F) platform, is thrilled to announce a significant investment from a consortium of industry-leading firms: Headline, WOWOW, North Base Media, and Southbrook Holdings. Known for their astute investment strategies and knack for identifying high-potential disruptors, these firms bring more than just capital - they bring shared ambition, industry insight, and an innovative spirit that aligns with ZAIKO's vision for the future of the global entertainment industry.

ZAIKO is transforming the entertainment ecosystem, streamlining vital elements such as event ticketing, payments, marketing, events, content, communities, and merchandise. The platform fosters a direct and empowering connection between creators and fans worldwide, shaping sustainable and informed revenue channels and enabling creators to focus on their art while developers innovate on the platform.

Malek Nasser, CEO of ZAIKO, commented, "We're excited to welcome these esteemed firms into our investor family. They're not just funders - they're strategic partners who recognize ZAIKO's potential to reshape the D2F space. Their commitment further energizes our mission to lead and innovate within the entertainment industry, especially here in Japan." ZAIKO's continued innovation extends to a wide range of products and services, including event ticketing, digital events, video distribution, data analytics, and the burgeoning field of NFT-based Digital Memorabilia (Digitama).

ZAIKO equips creators with the tools to fuel their own brand innovation, cultivating a vibrant global entertainment marketplace. Additional investors, soon to be announced, will join this funding round, adding to the influential group backing ZAIKO. Their involvement will further strengthen ZAIKO's position within Japan's entertainment industry and underscore its influence in the digital event era. With the funding round set to close at the end of September, the anticipation is palpable as ZAIKO continues to assert itself as a market leader.

If you or your organization would like to know more about investment opportunities with ZAIKO, please contact our Director of Business Development, Josh Barry at



ZAIKO is a frontrunner in the entertainment industry, providing cutting-edge technology and services to streamline event ticketing, payments, marketing, events, content, communities, and merchandise. With a commitment to challenging the status quo, embracing uncertainty, and promoting diverse perspectives, ZAIKO is redefining the global entertainment marketplace.


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