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Nigerians and Africans at large love to gist, share stories and have interesting conversations, on this premise, Nigerian Lawyer, Dr. Ope Banwo delivered the first Afrocentric audio gisting social media app that also rewards users.
This was the thrust at an intimate event with influencers’ community and media held over the weekend at Victoria Crown Plaza Hotel in Victoria Island Lagos.
With a clear vision to keep users engaged and ‘gisting’, Banwo, visionary and founder created an app that not only allows users to build a community to share stories but also make a lot of money while at it.
Speaking about the vision of the new entrant into the audio conversation social media space, Dr. Banwo said, “GistHouse is the Afrocentric response to the growing audio conversation industry and its here to stay. The App not only builds upon the features already existing in first-generation audio apps like Clubhouse, Greenroom, and Twitter Spaces, it actually takes the game to another level that will automatically allow users maximize their conversations, gamify their communities and monetize their experience on the audio Gisting social media platforms’.
In what he describes as the nine-point distinct qualities of GistHouse, Banwo said they include: Engage with millions of people around the world, at any time and anywhere; get inbuilt referral system that compensates you for inviting friends to ‘Gist; enjoy an In-App monetization for your conversations, skills, and knowledge; centralized Gamification and Monetization System powered by blockchain technology and Get rewarded for creating your account on Gisthouse.
Others are get rewarded for achieving followership milestones; get paid for having audio conversations with friends and family, monetize your gistrooms with in-app corporate sponsorships; run four Different Kinds Of Rooms – Free, Friends Only, Closed And Paid Rooms and enjoy Full Analytics On Your Conversations.
According to Banwo, ‘as a content creator, you can now buy and sell your content right inside the App. Room Conveners, GistMods, Gisters, and Gistees can now give and receive tips in transferable and Monetizable tokens, which are transferable via withdrawals to other Ethereum wallets as well as getting paid by sponsors to sponsor your rooms’.
Enthusiastic members of the Crypto-Community have also applauded the founders of GistHouse and promoters of GISTCOIN Crowdsale with the unveiling of the MVP (Minimum Viable Product —app development philosophy that focuses on the development of the basic iteration of their mobile app that offers the core benefits of their product to its target users).
Some of the notable names present at the unveiling in Lagos includes Kenny Ogungbe, ID Ogungbe, Mrs Agbaminoja theGM Lagos State Films and Censor Board, Isaac & Nneka Moses, Tewa Onasanya the Publisher of Exquisite Magazine, MC Abbey, Representatives of Deejays Association (DJAN), Rotarian Adeyemi Asiperi, Samuel Olatunji and others.