Maria Tanjala is the co-founder of Big Couch, a fintech startup in the entertainment industry, establishing a new finance model. Since 2017, Big Couch has been developing a new product, FilmChain on the Ethereum blockchain, in partnership with Imperial College London to efficiently collect film and digital revenues and instantly pay all the stakeholders. In 2018, they were awarded an innovation grant from Innovate UK.
Maria has been a prominent figure at film industry and tech events worldwide, including festivals such as Cannes, Berlinale, Glasgow. She has experience in producing films, from script to distribution.
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