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The world of supply chain management is changing rapidly, as new technology and process upgrades continue to drive competition for market share. This has prompted many businesses to re-evaluate their existing processes and performance with an emphasis on boosting efficiency, transparency and customer service.

Although processes may be evolving, traceability and transparency remain an integral part of logistics planning. The emergence of blockchain technology presents a new opportunity for supply chain networks to more effectively manage their operations.

That’s the general impetus behind EximChain, the software development company that seeks to transform supply chain finance through the public ledger. Founded in 2015 at the globally renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), EximChain is developing a platform that helps supply chains overcome traditional barriers to financing, supplier reliability, data sharing and transparency. It does so by providing a common platform for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to receive supply chain financing and for investors to fund such initiatives.

According to the whitepaper, the main vision of the project is to develop a global supply chain that is driven by “rules-based applications.” This includes helping buyers verify the reliability of suppliers, helping suppliers access credit and ensuring that network participants are able to share inventory information on the blockchain.

EximChain has attracted a lot of attention from the blockchain community due to its deep connections with MIT and recognition as one of the best entrepreneurial projects in the region. In 2016, it won top prize at the Boston Seagull Entrepreneurship Contest as well as an innovation prize from the Rice Business Plan Competition.

Token

EximChain has developed an ERC-20 compatible token called EXC. As a utility token, EXC will be used by SMEs and early adopters to purchase supply chain solutions on the EximChain platform, as well as participate in the project’s governance structure. As such, 20% of the available token supply has been reserved for SMEs and early adopters.

For investors, EXC tokens will be tradeable until two weeks before the Mainnet Network Launch, which is scheduled for the second quarter.

Half (50%) of the funds generated by the token raise will be used for platform development, which includes software development, legacy system integrations and team salary. One-quarter (25%) of the funds will be used to build the supply chain ecosystem. An additional 20% will be devoted to operational expenses and 5% for exchange listings.

The public ICO has been scheduled for Mar. 15, 2018 and will last for one month. The company has outlined a project roadmap that runs through Q1 2019, at which time participants will be able to use the EximChain blockchain to launch their own tokens and supply chain management tools.

Team

EximChain is backed by a team of MIT-trained professionals, supply chain experts and technology leaders that is widely regarded as one of the strongest in the ICO industry.

Hope Liu is the project’s co-founder. Based on her previous work experience at UBS Beijing, her main background is in finance and blockchain technology. She currently serves as the Lab Lead for the North America Blockchain Association.

Co-founder and CTO Juan Huertas is also trained at MIT, and has served multiple startups in the capacity of technology consultant.

Jian Xiu is the project’s Business Architect. Prior to joining EximChain, Xi spent 14 years at IBM. Former Amazon Web Services employee Louis Lamia serves as Director of Engineering.  Rounding out the executive team is Douglas Sanchez, who has been designated Director of Product.

The advisory team consists of ten people with expertise in blockchain, supply chain and emerging technologies.

Verdict

EximChain is among the year’s most anticipated crowdfunding campaigns. As such, it is likely to generate plenty of interest once the crowdsale begins. This interest will cut across multiple domains, including SMEs and investors.

Based on the information we have available, the growth opportunity outweighs the risks. That being said, EximChain has reminded us several times in its whitepaper that EXC tokens are not speculative investments. This could be a positive or a negative, depending on your outlook.

Risks

  • Competition for blockchain-based supply chain applications is on the rise. OriginTrail is perhaps the most prominent example of supply chain projects that raised nearly 18,000 ETH through its crowdsale. There’s also competition from more established technology players, such as IBM, which already has a successful case study in Wal-Mart. -2
  • Supply chain management is a highly centralized process, which could lead to implementation risks for a project like EximChain. This extends beyond just high operational costs to include cultural buy-in and integration from various aspects of the supply chain. As is the case with many ICOs, implementation risks must be weighed carefully. -2
  • U.S. and Chinese residents are barred from participating in the ICO, which could limit the overall success of the crowdsale (we say this because China has been identified as a major market for SME supply chain).  We are not sure why U.S. investors are barred since the whitepaper makes it abundantly clear tat EXC is a utility token. Nevertheless, we perceive this to be a minor risk given the project’s high-profile nature and conservative fundraising goal. -0.5

Growth Potential

  • The project right down to the token distribution model has all the features of a long-term business opportunity. Investors looking for quality long-term investments have probably come to the right place. A conservative market cap and limited token tradability suggest EXC will be less prone to pump-and-dump speculation. +2
  • The whitepaper rightly identifies a massive gap in SME supply chain financing totaling $2 trillion globally. This figure is based on a 2013 study published by the World Bank. Clearly, there is a huge business case for a project of this nature. +3
  • With a Mainnet launch scheduled imminently, the project is already moving forward. Although the Mainnet launch has been pushed back, this is fairly common among ICO projects. EximChain’s three-year backstory leads us to believe the project is scaling up at a sure pace. +2
  • According to the whitepaper, the project has already signed on nine partner companies, including SMEs and a Chinese-listed enterprise. +2.5
  • EximChain is not only run by MIT graduates, it was incubated there. This gives the project instant credibility. (For those who are unaware, MIT has been ranked the top university in the world by QS World University Rankings.) +2

Disposition

When it comes to blockchain disruption, few industries are as ready for a makeover as supply chain and logistics. EximChain has a solid product, strong team and plenty of hype to make it one of the year’s most exciting projects. Based on the above analysis, we have assigned the project a rating of 7 out of 10. 

Investment Details

  • Token Type: Utility
  • Platform: Ethereum
  • Symbol: EXC
  • Whitelist: Closed Jan. 15, 2018
  • Token Sale: Mar. 15, 2018
  • Token Supply: 150 million
  • Tokens Available for Sale: 60 million
  • Fundraising Goal: $20 million
  • Price: 1 EXC = $0.33 U.S.
  • Payments Accepted: Ethereum
  • Jurisdictions Barred from Participating: China, United States

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  1. timallen

    February 5, 2018 at 12:40 am

    Interesting project and review. Per Telegram the whitelist closed 15 January. Would be helpful to the reader in future ICO reviews to highlight whether whitelist still open or not. Suggest you include in the investment details section at the bottom

  2. kornyyy

    February 5, 2018 at 12:42 am

    Whitelist closed…

  3. zeinmaciel

    February 5, 2018 at 2:08 am

    These analyses would be much more useful for subscribers if posted before the whitelist closes. The only point I see in posting this now is in case the author got in and want to help hype his investment. Disappointing.

    • myselfjit

      February 5, 2018 at 7:17 am

      Exactly, this is a paid subscription service and HACK should provide early info during pre-sale/white-list phase to the subscribers. No point in publishing now which anyways we can learn from other free websites.

  4. goldmancripto

    February 5, 2018 at 4:21 am

    It’s disappointing indeed… why you publish a ICO review when the whitelist is already closed?
    It is same of give me the lotto numbers 1 day after…

  5. jimmywh

    February 5, 2018 at 4:42 am

    I pretty much concur with what the others wrote.

  6. HenryGordon

    February 5, 2018 at 5:46 am

    I agree. It’s quite common to see reviews posted here after the whitelist is already closed. As a paid service this is disappointing!

  7. belmont85

    February 5, 2018 at 9:11 am

    Yeah, I’ll be cancelling my subscription at the end of the month.

  8. sweetchillies

    February 5, 2018 at 9:54 am

    Same. Very disappointing! Adhive was the same!

    Being a paid subscription, I’d expect the team to be more proactive!

  9. xiaozay

    February 5, 2018 at 10:16 am

    whitelist is close, you reviews ?

  10. xiaozay

    February 5, 2018 at 10:17 am

    1 star

  11. FIEX

    February 5, 2018 at 12:03 pm

    I already found out about this project and joined there Whitelist!
    Glad I did because this is a great project! Cant wait

  12. derevo

    February 5, 2018 at 12:13 pm

    Its to late guys…

  13. tokenman

    February 5, 2018 at 5:22 pm

    Come on Hacked… this post is irrelevant really because Whitelist is closed.

    Also – include links to websites/ico sites in your posts. This would help to ensure your subscribers end up in the correct place.

  14. Smitherines

    February 6, 2018 at 2:30 am

    Here’s a great deal – You cant be included in……I just signed up for a year with you guys. This is’nt good enough.

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There’s a lot of buzz around security token offerings (STOs), and for good reason. There’s an $80 trillion securities market that has barely been touched by blockchain. Uncertainty and discrepancy in regulations have stifled the market up to this point. But it’s just a matter of time before the world is swimming in STOs.

This new project, MOBU, wants to provide a platform for launching compliant security tokens. This platform will “incorporate the ability to select experienced legal counsel across multiple jurisdictions within the platform, token issuers can be sure they can create compliant tokens customed to their local jurisdictions.”

From the whitepaper:

“MOBU is a decentralized blockchain based organized ICO platform for launching compliant security tokens. Real businesses such as property development companies, gold mines, retail companies and many more will be able to launch security tokens on the MOBU platform. MOBU connects approved entrepreneurs and investors by cutting out middlemen.”

Some core features of the platform:

  • MOB20 Protocol that defines a set of commands for security tokens to implement.
  • Supports Reg S, D, and A+ compliant security token offerings.
  • Vetted tender process for: legal providers, smart contract developers, escrow providers, KYC providers, etc.
  • A new standard called, Know Your Supplier (KYS), for complete due diligence compliance for all service providers using the platform.
  • A rating system for service providers which will create a free marketplace for investors.
  • A network of authorization centers for KYC/AML compliance.

This is only a taste of what MOBU plans to offer; check out the whitepaper here for more details.

Token

MOBU is a utility token and is the key to smart contracts and the ecosystem. Found on  pages 15-18 of the whitepaper is all the different purposes of the token, including MOBU Referrals, “where companies or individuals referring ICO issuers onto MOBU will be rewarded in MOBU tokens which will be equivalent of one year’s revenue generated on the platform by the percentage of fees generated from the marketplace.” Additionally, “This amount will be paid in MOBU and locked-up over a 3-year period also ensuring an increase in demand and scarcity of MOBU.”

There is also what’s called a “lockup” utility: All the ICO service providers on the MOBU will stake a certain amount of MOBU tokens to receive the right to operate in the ecosystem. These tokens will be locked up for the full duration while the service provider remains and utilizes the MOBU ecosystem.

Distribution:

Team

Mostly from South Africa, 12 members of the management team are listed. As a whole, they seem good, but not great. Here are a few that stood out.

Juan Engelbrecht – Founder/CEO. Also founded Zaber (a large South Africa crypto farm) in 2015. He spent 2 years as Director at Khalifa Capital. Has been Director at Evolve Fund Managers since 2013.

Paul Pelser – CFO.  He spent 17 years as an accountant for PSP Pelsar Accountants. He has been the owner of Pregal Mining for the last seven years,

Paresh Masani – Blockchain/security engineer. He spent three years as Mobile Platform Exec Director at Goldman Sachs, London. Senior Director at Thomson Reuters and ETX Capital.

A total of 12 Advisors, and two are from Realstart.com, a custom software development company. At least six of them are ICO experts and three are blockchain enthusiasts.

Verdict

This is an extremely attractive project andnd it looks like the hype/demand for this token is there. They already raised $3 million in the pre-sale, and are asking for just $6.5 mill more in the public sale.

Being a front-runner in the cryptocurrency space has proven to be a beautiful thing. When we asked CEO Juan Engelbrecht, who is your nos 1 and 2 competitors, he named Securitize and Polymath. Polymath has a $75 million market cap.

Risks

  • Pretty much crickets in their GitHub. Twelve followers. -1
  • No MVP out yet. They provide this video of what the MVP will look like, though. -1
  •  Non-accredited investors from the US are banned from using the platform. This is the opposite of a risk but gets a minus nonetheless. -1 
  • Their Blockchain Engineer, Paresh Masani (Goldman Sachs and Barclays) is a stud. But the rest of the team and advisors seem pretty average. -1
  • At this point in time, no major exchange is going to list the security tokens birthed from MOBU. When asked about this in Telegram their CEO said, “LA token has a security token exchange division. Also, MOBU is securing equity stake in an operational stock exchange. GBAX and Tzero will also have security token exchanges available soon.” -0.8

Growth Potential

  • They already have a Chrome and Gold mining business signed up to tokenize through MOBU. +2
  • The $9 million hard cap leaves all kinds of room for gains.+3
  • 120 million tokens is all there will ever be; 100% of them will be sold in the ICO. +1
  • MOBU will develop a First Forex Percentage Allocation Money Management Account and will retain 20% of the authorized tokens to put back into the development of the MOBU Platform.+2
  • From the company: “MOBU token will be available on most exchanges such as Bancor but have already been approved by COINEXCHANGE, CRYPTOPIA, IDEX, GET BTC, HitBTC, LIVECOIN and YoBit.net.”+2
  • Although most of these reviewers have lost credibility over the last year, their strong scores prove the hype train around this project is real. +2

Disposition

We usually don’t cover ICOs post-pre-sale, but this one is an exception because it’s still an attractive deal. The pre-sale bonus was 25%, and if you are fortunate enough to get into this crowdsale the bonus will be 20-25% depending on how early you get in. After that, the sky is the limit for MOBU.  7.2/10

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ICO Analysis: MFChain

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MFChain is in essence an entire digital economy with a vision towards creating an infrastructure within the blockchain community which is supportive of all cryptocurrencies. This ecosystem will enable seamless transactions and development to take place and facilitate an entire support network to grow around the future of the MFMainnet.

Beginning with a payments processing and rewards solution, the project will quickly expand with the launch of a variety of cross-chain features including a multi-currency ICO platform, and multi-language smart contract programming within the all encompassing ecosystem. This is ultimately focused on bringing the entire blockchain community of developers, merchants and consumers together in one central and flexible hub.

Empowering Rewards System

One of the major features of the platform which will be implemented initially is the unique rewards system. This will incentivize not only consumers, but also merchants with rebates of up to 1% available for both parties as well as the freedom and flexibility to accept multiple crypto currencies securely. All of which can be done through any Android or iOS powered mobile device which merchants can use as a POS system.

This will be the first of many innovative features to be launched within the ecosystem which will later incorporate attractive benefits for developers, ICO teams, and entrepreneurs alike.

Token

The native token of the platform will be the MFX token. This is an ERC223 token and will be the main token on the platform although the entire principle of the ecosystem is to allow freedom and acceptance of multiple currencies. MFX will be the token which is rebated to both merchants and consumers in the rewards program. This will essentially increase the flow of the token throughout all of the platform processes over time.

There will be a total maximum supply of 521,000,000 MFX tokens with an initial circulating supply of 306,000,000. 57% of the total tokens will be made available during the ICO period. The rest of the tokens will be allocated as follows:

  • Merchant Incentive Program: 15%
  • Developers & Advisors : 8%
  • Airdrops: 1%

A final 19% of tokens will be locked for future developments. These will be released in two blocks at times to be confirmed during Q2 of 2019 and 2020 respectively.

Developer and Advisor tokens will be subject to vesting and periodically released for a period of 12 months following the ICO.

The ERC233 MFX tokens will be converted to MFF tokens upon the mainnet release which is currently scheduled to occur in Q3 of 2019.

Team

Craig Neil (CEO)

He describes himself as a serial entrepreneur and has indeed headed up a variety of projects both in the blockchain sector, and also in finance and advertising. Neil also possesses an extensive engineering background having spent almost 5 years as a full stack engineer at Lenders Direct Capital prior to focusing on his own business endeavors.

Jayson Rellis (President)

Rellis is an ICO investor and strategist with a number of significant roles in other projects, such as his partner position at Komorebi Alliance. Prior to his passion for the blockchain, he headed up regional operations at Verizon Wireless where he was employed for more than a decade. He is also a contributing writer for HackerNoon.

Brian Rankin (VP of Banking Integration)

He has interests as an advisor or director for a number of other projects including SigFig, although his most captivating experience noted within the blockchain sector comes from his time as VP for client services at Ripple where he oversaw a number of banking related developments.

Advisors

The project have a total of five advisors currently on board. These members are covering a number of areas including marketing, PR, and technical matters. Among these is prolific project advisor Bogdan Fiedur, a blockchain expert whose skills are widely employed and who features on the ICOBench list of experts.

Partners

Partnerships are a vital aspect within the MFChain project, given the amount of integration with payment processors and networks which is required. The latest partnership which they have struck is with Zagg Protocol. This is in addition to existing partnerships with:

  • ShapeShift
  • Komorebi Alliance
  • DDEX
  • Chosen Payments
  • Loopring
  • Identity Mind
  • EduHash

These key partnerships ensure a progressive path for the project with more to be developed as the project continues to progress.

Verdict

Below is a breakdown of the risks and growth potential of MFChain.

Risks

  • The strong competition both within and outside the blockchain which exists in a variety of the markets MFChain is targeting is concerning. These include the likes of Dash, UTrust, and Stack. (-0.5)
  • The broad focus of the project into a number of markets may cause them to lose focus and also leaves them vulnerable as a new project in a variety of areas. (-0.5)
  • MFChain’s core team, whilst having diverse experiences, have nothing which stands out as highly suited to running this type of proposed multi-million dollar platform, with the exception of their VPs experience at Ripple. (-1)
  • Full release of the core teams vested tokens will be completed by Q2 of 2019 according to the whitepaper, with full mainnet launch not scheduled until Q3 of 2019. (-2)

Growth Potential

  • The global payments market alone is heading towards a $1 trillion value. This represents a huge market with almost unlimited potential for growth. (+2)
  • Moving toward a blockchain based and cashless society, we would expect to see a big migration toward blockchain based ecosystems such as MFChain. (+2)
  • The broad focus of the project is also positive in the sense of flexibility and scalability. Two very important factors among blockchain based projects. (+2)
  • The project have maintained a strong and steady following throughout all media channels. This is indicative of the potential and positive sentiment which the community feels toward MFChain. (+3)

Disposition

MFChain has harnessed the fundamental principles of blockchain to provide an ecosystem which is both rewarding and flexible throughout. As the community strives to find ways to promote everyday use of cryptocurrencies, the introduction of a system which can perform all of its functions in a cross-platform manner, is an exciting prospect.

Although the project team still have a lot of major steps to complete in order to bring MFChain to market, premium among these being to establish more key partnerships, the market is large enough and increasing constantly in size for them to position themselves strongly within if they can continue the current momentum.

MFChain receives a 5/10.

Investment Details

  • Type: ERC233
  • Symbol: MFX
  • Platform: Ethereum prior to Mainnet (2019 Q3)
  • Crowdsale: October 15th – December 15
  • Minimum Investment: 0.1ETH
  • Price: 1ETH = 8,500 MFX
  • Hard Cap: 33,000ETH or $17,000,000 equivalent
  • Payments Accepted: ETH
  • Restricted from Participating: USA

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ICO Analysis: VAEON

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“VAEON is a decentralized protocol that enables individuals to control their personal data and benefit from its value. It also gives companies the opportunity to build new business models in an ecosystem free of any middlemen.”

Based on EOS, VAEON provides an independent and open protocol with built-in-governance. Its a lot like a DAO, but the team calls it a DAC (Decentralized Autonomous Consortium). The protocol clearly defines how personal data is structured, exchanged, or sold.

“VAEON allows every user to securely combine their profiles, personal data, professional credentials, and networks of contacts into one standardized source they can protect, share, or monetize as they wish”

According to the whitepaper, after concluding that data is indeed valuable, and companies are collecting as much of it as they can, VAEON has determined there to be three major problems with big data:

  1. Much of our personal data is in the hands of a few big companies
  2. Data silos that lack formatting standards make data hard to reuse
  3. Centrally-stored data is vulnerable to hacks and data breaches.

VAEON solves these problems with their decentralized ecosystem that will have both Data Providing Apps and Data Requesting Apps. The apps interact directly with the smart contract and act as a gateway between businesses and user data.

There is no trusted central authority within the ecosystem. The DAC will vote in an entity called the Protocol Administrator, whose job is to evolve, maintain and adapt the protocol in the future. The administrator is continuously elected by the community.

The VAEON Ecosystem includes three important stakeholders:

  1. Users of web services.
  2. App development companies that provide web services.
  3. Businesses that buy user data.

We just scratched the surface; for more specifics check out the whitepaper.

Token

VAEO is the protocol token that aligns all the shareholders’ interests. It gives the user full control over his/her data.

VAEO serves three main functions: medium of exchange, governance, and fraud prevention.

Much of the value of this token is on the governance end. Since VAEON is a true DAC, if successful, million-dollar companies that use the protocol will need to fight for control in the company by using nothing more than votes. According to the company, “The voting power is calculated by a time based staking function that converges against a fixed value. ”

Allocation:

  • 41% Public sale
  • 20% Protocol development
  • 13% Marketing
  • 8% Partner relations
  • 10% Team
  • 8% Advisors

Use of Funds:

  • 37% Development
  • 15% Operaations and Administration
  • 45% Marketing and Sales
  • 3% Legal

Team

There are seven management team members listed, most of them are from Germany.

Andreas Mikolajewski – CEO. Six  months as DLT Researcher for IOTA Foundation. Six years as Software Developer for SAP.

Volker Rofalski – CFO. Has loads of experience and is on the board of several publicly traded companies; Mutares AG, Intercard AG, Demecon AG.

Pedro Isaac Lopez Lopez – COO. A young gun, blockchain expert. Interned for Deutsche Bank. Operations Maneger for one year at Tracktics GmbH.

Florian Gauger – CTO. Currently a Software Engineer at Google. More than three years spent as a Software Engineer for SAP.

Six Advisors, two of them are from Instaffo, a recruiting platform with 41 employees on LinkedIn. The others are a CEO of Demekon Group, a managing partner at Iconiqlab, the CEO at Iconiqlab, and an International Marketing Specialist.

They have a couple of key partnerships already with Instaffo and IconiqLab.

Iconiq Lab is a decentralized venture capital group with a portfolio of startups including Unibright, Topl, Vlux, and Solidified.

Verdict

So far, the giant Block.one billion-dollar EOS VC fund has invested in three projects; Everipedia, High Fedility (VR), and now VAEON. This is a huge endorsement and gives VAEON instant legitimacy.

Risks

  • This is an experiment, so there will be lots of trial and error. -1
  •  Their community is not very big at all yet. Telegram has only 180 members. 170 Twitter followers. -2
  • Surely there will be lots of competition coming. Basic Attention Token (BAT) comes to mind. -1
  • Personal data may not be worth all that much at this point in time. The whitepaper explains how they used several different strategies to calculate the value of personal data. It turns out each individuals data may only be worth like $30/year. If this is true, many users are not going to care enough to participate. -1.5

Growth Potential

  • Backed by EOS VC, the billion-dollar EOS fund. +3
  • The whitepaper is professional. The team is very intelligent, which can be seen in this podcast called “Everything EOS #26+2
  • The roadmap is long. In Q4 of 2019 they plan to release the first dApp by Instaffo (recruiting platform), which they say will bring 30 million user profiles to the VAEON Ecosystem. +2
  • Prototype looks solid. +2
  • More bold claims on the roadmap. Huge if true. +3

Disposition

“Imagine a world where users are in full control of their data. A world in which their data is securely stored in a decentralized manner, and only they can decide if they share and monetize their data, to whom they send it, and at what price. A world in which users can change from one service provider to another without losing their entire history, data, or digital identity in the process. This is where the VAEON Protocol comes in.”

This has tremendous long term potential, definitely one to keep an eye on. The current problem is that it is lacking in hype, and the team is just now getting started on community building. Only 180 Telegram members so far. 6.5/10

Investment Details

All unsold tokens will be burned

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