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Masa Network's AI Marketplace Goes Live: A Game-Changer for Data Monetizationby@ishanpandey
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Masa Network's AI Marketplace Goes Live: A Game-Changer for Data Monetization

by Ishan PandeyApril 11th, 2024
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Masa Network has launched a groundbreaking AI data network and marketplace, empowering over 1.4 million users to monetize their digital footprint by contributing to AI advancement.
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In a crucial step towards decentralizing the artificial intelligence (AI) and large language models (LLM) arena, Masa Network has launched its artificial intelligence (AI) data network and marketplace. Masa is at the forefront of a digital revolution, allowing consumers to contribute to the advancement of artificial intelligence. With a startling flood of over 1.4 million users contributing around 40 million anonymized data points, Masa provides individuals with the opportunity to earn.


The platform that Masa has created is a demonstration of the strength that comes from communal effort. It has been made available to users all over the world, allowing them to not only manage their digital footprint but also monetize it via the training of artificial intelligence models. Because of the creative method that Masa takes, users can receive token rewards by sharing their data and underutilized computational power. These rewards can be earned via a variety of activities, such as completing quests inside the Masa app or browsing the web with the Masa Chrome Browser Extension.


Masa's Zero-Knowledge Soulbound Tokens (zkSBT) are the core of the company's invention. These tokens ensure that the data of users is kept secret and encrypted. This revolutionary technology gives users the ability to keep complete control over their data while also allowing them to share it in the Masa Data Marketplace on their terms in exchange for token payments.


A New Era for AI Developers

Masa gives developers several possibilities. An abundance of high-quality validated personal data enables the creation of specialized AI models. These models, customized to today's complex digital environment, might lead to highly personalized artificial intelligence agents and assistants, changing how we use technology.


Masa's decentralized LLMs simplify development by avoiding model hosting issues. This speeds up artificial intelligence development and makes cutting-edge technology more accessible to developers from diverse backgrounds.


Co-founder Calanthia Mei encapsulates the essence of Masa’s ambition: "Our mission is to radically transform AI, by empowering users to earn from powering the AI economy." This vision isn’t confined to the realms of Web3; Masa is setting its sights on revolutionizing the entire AI industry by bridging the gap with Web2 developers and institutions.


The introduction of the MASA token marks a significant milestone in Masa's journey. A record-breaking Coinlist Community Sale that was six times oversubscribed and generated $8.75 million in under 17 minutes demonstrated the currency's widespread interest. It is now accessible on numerous blockchain networks.


The Road Ahead: Masa's Strategic Milestones

Masa's trajectory is further supported by its exceptional fundraising efforts, which resulted in $18 million from top investors and acceptance into prestigious accelerators like as Binance MVB and Hashkey AI. With over 48,000 node operators and a dedicated user base, Masa is more than just a platform; it is a flourishing ecosystem poised to reshape the AI economy.


Masa has set aside 25 million MASA tokens for trading contests and AI data farming, and 6.6 million for marketplace data sharing to celebrate its mainnet debut. This purposeful strategy aims to increase involvement and build a dynamic, active community around Masa's platform.


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