Koji offers a powerful Link in Bio tool powered by hundreds of mini apps. Social media content creators can engage with their audiences in new ways, connect with supporters, or monetize their work. The company was founded in 2016 and has raised $36 million in venture capital.
"App store for the creator economy"
Koji's main focus is on building the app store for the creator economy. Thanks to their vast ecosystem of supported mini apps, creators on social media platforms like TikTok and Instagram can offer much more than a standard link tree. As Sean Thielen, Co-Founder & CTO of Koji, points out, "the creator economy is the tip of the spear of the next evolution of entrepreneurship and individual expression."
"Next generation of identity"
Koji's Link in Bio tool provides excellent utility and offers unique ways for creators to express themselves through their profiles. That includes Ready Player Me avatars, available in Koji's app store.
[...] we were excited by the opportunity to work with Ready Player Me to showcase a different kind of app—one that points toward the inevitable intersection of the creator economy with the metaverse and the next generation of identity.
Consistent digital identity across the metaverse
The full-body avatars created in Koji are compatible with other apps and games on the Ready Player Me platform. This means that social media creators can take their digital identities from Koji and use them in hundreds of metaverse experiences like VRChat, Somnium Space, or LIV.
Ready Player Me’s focus on portability and ownership aligns strongly with Koji’s principles. We believe that expression belongs to the individual, not the platform.
Integrating Ready Player Me into Koji
Sean's favorite thing about Ready Player Me is "the ease of integration, both from a technical perspective and in terms of working with the team. [It allowed] us to launch quickly and powerfully."
Koji used our iframe integration to bring the Ready Player Me avatar creator into their Link in Bio tool. After getting the Ready Player Me app from the Koji app store, users can create their avatar directly on their profiles – there's no need to leave to an external website. When they are done customizing their avatar, it's automatically imported to their profile as a 3D preview.
3D avatars for all kinds of creators
All kinds of creators welcomed the addition of Ready Player Me avatars to the Koji platform using the Link in Bio tool, including musicians, artists, and authors – all creating 3D avatars and adding them to their profiles.
When we first launched Ready Player Me on Koji’s app store, we thought it would mainly be used by gaming content creators (streamers, e-sports players, etc.). We were pleasantly, but not unexpectedly, surprised by how wide the appeal of the app has been outside of people who might be traditionally considered gamers.
Add Ready Player Me avatars to your app or game
We spent seven years building a perfect 3D avatar system, so you don't have to. Ready Player Me avatars work on the Web, mobile, and every platform that support Unity or Unreal Engine 4.
Join the growing list of over 1,500 Ready Player Me partners who integrate our avatars into their apps and games, including Animaze, Immersed, vSpatial, and SideQuest.
Ready Player Me is free to use for users and developers. Become a Ready Player Me partner to use our avatars in your commercial app or game.