As more and more subscription streaming platforms start hiking up their prices, their consumers take hits to their bank account, forcing many to search for cheaper alternatives. What many of these individuals don’t realize though, is that there is a streaming platform out there that’s not only free but also rewards you for spending your time in the app. I mean seriously, why would anyone pay for a monthly subscription when they can listen to the music they love and get paid for it.
Enter Current, the first of its kind. Current is a free media platform that rewards users for listening to over 100,000 music stations worldwide. There’s also a variety of other rewarded actions you can earn from including surveys and sharing basic personal data. Users can also redeem points for electronic goods such as headphones, smart watches, speakers, and other accessories.
How Current was born
With streaming platforms continually hiking up their subscription costs, two entrepreneurs took on the media streaming giants by creating Current. Dan Novaes, along with his co-founder and chief technology officer, Kiran Panesar, saw a gap in the market. Now they’re on a mission to revolutionize the streaming experience by flipping the industry upside-down with a new revenue-sharing business model.
As a result, they’re able to add additional features and incentives that are intended to enhance the listening experience over time, which may include offers linked to credit cards that allow users to double or even triple dip on cash back programs when shopping both in store and online, and the ability to exchange points for cryptocurrencies such as Current’s $CRNC.
Here is how Current works
All you need to do is download the Current app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store, and sign up to start listening to the huge selection of music they have in the app. You can invite your friends to Current which they will reward you with up to $100 worth of points. They will also reward you for watching videos, taking surveys, doing microtasks, and more. Ditch your monthly music subscriptions, listen to music on Current for free and start racking up those rewards!
What are you waiting for?
This is a chance to listen to the music you love for free. What other app rewards you for listening to music while not having to pay for a subscription?
When the app first released, so many people signed up that they had to start waitlisting users, and by the end of it, there were hundreds of thousands of new users patiently waiting! This was thanks in part to hitting the top of app stores around the world during the summer of 2018. They’ve only just recently started letting everyone in to access the full capabilities.
Since they’ve already made tremendous progress on their app this year, it’s with no question that Current will be on top of everyone’s mind by the end of the year. Based on everything they’ve announced that’s in development, legacy music services should be shaking in their boots. They’re definitely going to be a force to be reckoned with.