James, one of my graduate thesis project partner is an indie musician, he is the founder of Banyan Gang, which is a underground rapper group with some repute among the hip-hop circle in Taiwan. They encountered the harsh reality that they received few chances to perform on stage In the early career of Banyan Gang.
We decided to alter the situation. Hopefully more and more people acquire chances to gain performing experience and to spark in their PALCO moment.
PALCO connects four other characters involved in its business model.
- [Proprietors] exchange their space for the usage rights of the stage on weekdays.
- [Performers] could use PALCO stage network to attract more audiences for free.
- [Advertisers] might crave to place the commercials since PALCO attract people.
- [Audiences] gain the free music experiences in weekends.
Considering the Noise regulation, PALCO has the built-in volume constraint during the weekdays. The screens on the PALCO stage would only shows the upcoming performances info of the week and the sponsorship ads. The local proprietor could also utilize PALCO to boost their business, such as playing the product promoting videos or vlogs.
Of course, PALCO serves as a large bench as well.
On the weekend, PALCO gets the party started. Every single performer would be asked to register their ID and username at the website below before they kick start their PALCO journey. They will be given the verification immediately after the performers pass the online usage tutorial, acquiring the fundamental knowledge of the operating system.