Daisie: a social network dedicated to creatives the idea of Maisie Williams become famous with the character of Arya Stark in Game of Thrones.
Test-tube swordsman on the set of game of Thrones as Arya Stark in Game of Thrones, but not a simple actress: Maisie Williams plunges into the world of startups with Daisie (https://www.daisie.com). this is the name chosen by the young English woman to launch her social network dedicated to artists.
In particular, Daisie is described as the place where people find their fellows, they inspire each other and make progress together. a new road in the creative world through natural connections and skills development. Daisie the playground for the creative collaboration. Reaching the success of the TV series Game of Thrones in terms of popularity seems difficult, but the actress has already received funding for 2 and a half million dollars.
Maisie Williams from Game of Thrones to Techcrunch with Daisie
22-year-old Maisie Williams spoke about Daisie during a site meeting in San Francisco Techcrunch, one of the most authoritative in the American tech world of Silicon Valley. The event was useful to learn more about the creation of the actress. Daisie a site and an app where users create a profile, similar to that of other social networks, but here the goal is not to get fans and I like it, but to find collaborators for their art, whether it be film, music, photography, painting or other creative genre.
A mix between Linkedin and Instagram that seems to be able to break through the heart of Generation Z, that is the digital natives who are already following the events of Williams on social media after the success of Game of Thrones.
Daisie, already 100 thousand registered
Regardless of the fame of Maisie Williams and the TV series The throne of swords, Daisie seems to have already reached important goals. In the past few months, the number of subscribers was over a hundred thousand, while the funding obtained is close to 3 million dollars. Significant figures that made the site team go from 5 to 18 employees. Alongside Williams in the administration of the project is the film producer Dom Santry, who talked about the Game of Thrones colleague and actress: I think with Daisie you hope to solve a problem that is very close to her heart. She spent many years talking to the people who asked her: how can I reach your position in my industry? And he never really got an answer for this question. So I think this is really a good opportunity not only to understand what it means to be part of a company, but also to do something that it really cares about, which can lead many people to improve.
Maisie Williams In the wake of Gwyneth Paltrow?
Every time a famous artist proposes a novelty that comes out of his field we think it is only advertising, but the case of Maisie Williams seems different. The actress spoke eagerly of Daisie and in fact her social network will be successful if she knows how to differentiate herself from Facebook and Instagram, both owned by Mark Zuckerberg and increasingly similar recently, even in problems: Facebook now seems overwhelmed by fake news and political issues, while Instagram territory of alleged influencers.
Daisie may turn out to be a modern and innovative second generation social network, but you need to see if you keep the promises made by the protagonist of Game of Thrones. His hope perhaps to retrace the footsteps of his colleague Gwyneth Paltrow that after leaving Hollywood, he dedicated himself to the ecommerce website Goop that made it a millionaire. This is not the first social network that tries to change the habits of online users and perhaps the very spur of Maisie Williams' fame can help Daisie to be visited.