Haura founder Ben Wung: Transforming live streaming with blockchain tech


“Haura will change how streamers and viewers monetize,” Ben Wung tells CoinGeek Backstage. In an interview on the sidelines of the London Blockchain Conference, Wung talked about his vision for the livestreaming industry and why it’s only possible on the BSV blockchain.

Haura is a next-generation livestreaming platform that offers streamers and their viewers a new monetization model. Currently, streamers depend on donations from their viewers and advertising revenue. The former is unreliable, says Wung. After the first three donations, “the drop-off is pretty significant.”

This forces streamers into a never-ending quest for new viewers to capitalize on the donations and virtual gifts. They usually have to stream for hours on end “because if they don’t, they can’t generate revenue.”

Haura is flipping this model on its head. It allows the streamers to receive micropayments
from their viewers via the BSV blockchain. In return, the…

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