Privacy-Focused Web Browser Brave Crosses 10M Monthly Active Users

Privacy-focused web browser Brave states that it has passed 10 million-mark with regards to monthly active users (MAU).

Brave’s MAU figure was 8.7 million in October and hopped to 10.4 million toward the end of November, seeing about 20% increase during the period and nearly 100% in the last one year, as indicated by an announcement on December 5.

On the other hand, the browser’s daily active users (DAU), have significantly increased over the last 12 months, to 3.3 million.

Brave, with opt-in blockchain functionality, additionally repays content makers, clients, and advertisers in its local Basic Attention Token (BAT) for viewing online advertisements. Brave stated on December 5 that almost 340,000 verified creators have joined to get its built-in token payments. “This is a 12x increase from the 28,000 who had verified at the beginning of 2019,” it further said.

Established in 2015 by Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich, Brave is anticipated to uncover some more features later on. It didn’t give particular subtleties. In 2017, Brave raised around $35 million in less than 30 seconds through a sale of its ethereum-based BAT tokens.