New Platform Gamifies NFTs, Crypto Trading, Offering LiveOne Members Exclusive Content, Discounts, Prizes Including Virtual Meet & Greets and Teslas
Partnership Will Expand LiveOne’s NFT Platform with Cere Network and Polygon
LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — LiveOne (Nasdaq: LVO), a creator-first, music, entertainment and technology platform focused on delivering premium experiences and content worldwide through memberships and live and virtual events, announced today its partnership with Go Digital to launch GamifyOne, the live social music gaming platform, that will feature a slate of new interactive original show formats based on music, entertainment and artists. This new partnership will also expand LiveOne’s new NFT platform with DaVinci (a joint venture of Polygon and Cere Network).
Expected to launch this quarter, GamifyOne will kick off with gamified trading of music stocks, gamified crypto trading, LiveOne membership token, NFTs and access to all LiveOne content. It will also feature educational videos to engage LiveOne members and consumers, while gamifying crypto trading where users can earn points and redeem them for digital assets, prizes and exclusive digital experiences from LiveOne’s subsidiaries and partners.
Go Digital’s technology allows members to track their progress against a dedicated leaderboard, monitoring their achievements through limited edition customizable badges and encouraging user-created content through interaction and team activities. LiveOne and Go Digital NFT platform will also allow users to buy and sell LiveOne NFT offerings through credit card payments.
“We are excited to build the GamifyOne platform and LiveOne membership with Go Digital,” said Robert Ellin, Chairman and CEO of LiveOne. “This new collaboration will provide LiveOne members with exclusive and original content, talent meet and greets, prizes and points while keeping them informed about crypto trading, new NFT opportunities, and LiveOne exclusive offers.”
LiveOne made history in 2021 with the launch of the first-ever NFT music festival poster for its global streaming event Music Lives, and again, as the first-ever pay-per-view (“PPV”) event to offer an NFT with every PPV livestream purchase of Social Gloves: Battle of the Platforms. The event also offered fans limited edition NFT trading cards and coins.
About LiveOne, Inc.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, LiveOne, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVO) (the “Company”) is a creator-first, music, entertainment and technology platform focused on delivering premium experiences and content worldwide through memberships and live and virtual events. As of March 1, 2022, the Company has accrued a paid and free membership base of over 2.1 million**, streamed over 2,900 artists, has a library of 30 million songs, 600 curated radio stations, nearly 270 podcasts/vodcasts, hundreds of pay-per-views, personalized merchandise, released music-related NFTs, and created a valuable connection between fans, brands, and bands. The Company’s wholly-owned subsidiaries include Slacker Radio, React Presents, Gramophone Media, Palm Beach Records, Custom Personalization Solutions, LiveXLive, PPVOne and PodcastOne, which generates more than 2.48 billion downloads per year and 300+ episodes distributed per week across its stable of top-rated podcasts. LiveOne is available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, and through OTT, STIRR, and XUMO. For more information, visit www.liveone.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter at @liveone.
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** Included in the total number of paid members for the reported periods are certain members which are the subject of a contractual dispute. LiveOne is currently not recognizing revenue related to these members.
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