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ICO Analysis: Rivetz International (RvT)

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If you don’t like reading, this presentation by Rivet CEO Steven Sprague gives a pretty good overview of what Rivet is in the following video:

Rivetz International is focused on data integrity and security at the device level. They believe that a big problem with most cryptocurrency implementations is the inability to verify the intent of the user. We can know that the user sent a transaction, but we cannot know if they intended to do so. Rivetz expands the notion of the Trusted Execution Environment from something programmers should be aware of to something that all applications will be forced to reconcile. To do this, they want to build a “Global Attestation and Identity Network.”

The whitepaper is really disorderly. There seem to be a lot of recognizable names thrown in purely for that reason. After ten pages, we’re still overall confused as to what this thing is meant to do.

RvT tokens provide a new approach in the blockchain market designed to assure attestation and policy are fully integrated into the process. The TEE provides the policy enforcement on the device to assure the rules are followed. The processing of the token is designed to verify the integrity of the TEE assuring the poli cy was in place. It is a symbiotic linkage that is intended to embed the info mation necessary to prove that a known device in a known condition with a known user produced a provable instruction with strong privacy controls. A primary goal is that privacy is protected and all device – controlled transactions will only occur between parties known to the owner of the device. The identity information is tokenized in order to seek to assure tracking of transactions on a chain is not bound to a specific service. However, the RvT token will require that all parties are identified to the owner of the device reducing the risk that malware can extract value from the automated systems.

What the above means is that a device which is enabled with RvT technology simply cannot take certain actions without being legitimately in tune with device owner policy and network security checks. At a consumer level, this all seems too complex, but as investors we have to consider that there are things in here that other firms will find more useful than we can imagine from our standing. For instance, banks could utilize a public and secure network like RvT to ensure that some elements of their security are actually veritable and within the control of the user. Third-party applications of either a similar concept or implementations based on RvT are bound to happen as the Internet of Things makes hardware security more commonplace. Utilizing “jails” in computer architecture for the execution of highly sensitive instructions is a sensible first step in software design, regardless of advances in software-based solutions.

When an RvT-enabled device comes online, it is run through a series of checks which generate a “health” certificate. “The Cybercontrols Marketplace executes an owner-provided script to validate any external controls, Enterprise or cloud.” This means that you could have some document or domain somewhere that must be in exactly the same state it was in when you last touched it, or anything you want. The script is provided to the Cybercontrols Marketplace before the provider is allowed to use the ecosystem, so its security is also important, but it could be a powerful way to use the software in surprising ways. For instance, a script could notify you that your device was at this particular GPS location if a check didn’t pass. It could delete certain records, or automatically remove all access to the device. All of this can be more secure and less expensive than the options offered by Google and Apple today. There are some things which should not be left in walled gardens, owned by private companies. Security protocols and networking protocols in general are one of these things. Better security happens when certain things become impossible.

We also are introduced to a concept of “health checks” in Rivet. Health checks are a bit of a murky area for this writer, but essentially a set of tests are determined externally and internally, by vendor and user, to determine if a device is in a “healthy” state to conduct certain types of activities. While the technical details are interesting, from an investor perspective these should be more organized for our digestion. No matter, we are able to come up with this determination:

So what Rivet is building could be transformative or it could be too big to sail.

Huge Problem, Huge Potential

According to the Rivet whitepaper, $3 trillion in costs were generated in 2015 by cybersecurity compromises. They cite Cybersecurity Ventures for this figure, who also say it will double in 2017. Cybersecurity Ventures is a more recent effort by PeopleComm, the earliest rendition of LinkedIn for the technology industry. We checked these numbers, and what we found were a bit different. An ironic thing to note about Cybersecurity Ventures, on the surface, is that they do not even use the Secure Site Layer protocol:

Nevertheless, what their report actually says is the following:

Cybersecurity Ventures predicts cybercrime will continue rising and cost businesses globally more than $6 trillion annually by 2021. The estimate is based on historical cybercrime figures including recent year-over-year growth, a dramatic increase in hostile nation state sponsored and organized crime gang hacking activities, a cyber attack surface which will be an order of magnitude greater than it is today, and the cyber defenses expected to be pitted against hackers and cybercriminals over that time.

It’s not overly important, but it does lead one to wonder why the information was misused in the Rivet whitepaper, particularly in the “executive summary” section:

As you can see, on your first read it’s easy to think they’re saying $6 trillion per year. Let’s limit our enthusiasm for Cybersecurity Venture’s predictions, in any case – forecasting a strong market for cybersecurity is sort of in their job description. Let’s assume they are 90% over-estimating: that is still $600 billion in damages over a few years, with $100 billion being invested for security efforts. It does seem evident that with that much loot flying around, innovative ideas such as Rivet are going to rise to the top of the pile and see some engagement. Whether they are the right people for the job is really hard to pin down and perhaps outside the scope of these analyses, but for the reader’s benefit, we can review the people working on the project.

The Rivet Token

The rivet token itself will be used to bind devices to the global attestation network. As always, their acquisition is the cost of admission into the network. Envision firms buying up large blocks and reselling access. 200 million Rivets will be issued starting today but only 70 million are going to be available for sale, with another 70 million locked down for “future use.”

The article should almost end here. As regards the token sale economics, they are doing it all wrong. Too much trust is forced to be left in their hands. While the value of the token should theoretically be higher since it will be more scarce, this metric is generally best applied to things with already-established value.

Rivetz International

The company is headed by Steven Sprague and Michael Sprague, relation unclear. Michael acts as Chief Technology Officer and Steven acts as CEO. You can see Steven giving a speech at the top of this article.

In charge of engineering, they’ve got Sean Gilligan. According to his own tagline, “as an independent consultant and principal at Open Systems Development, Sean built networking and systems software products for companies such as Apple, 3Com, Novell, Silicon Graphics, and SUN Microsystems.” Hardly a big name left out of that. One guesses he forgot Google, Amazon, and Microsoft. Luckily, it’s not bullcrap. Gilligan’s Github profile at least vindicates that he is an active developer. While there is valid criticism in using such a metric to determine someone’s qualifications, when it’s evident, it’s evidence.

In concert with Greg Laun and Mark Hoblit, the Spragues apparently believe, Gilligan will build a team that will radically, transformatively change security in electronic devices and finance.

The Verdict

But, will they? The safe bet here seems to be: “wait and see.” Aside from red flags like the “pre-sale available” for those willing to spend “150 Eth” or more, and without regard for anything the firm has done, seen, or built, what you’re going to run into is a disparate industry which is eager to provide 100 solutions to the same problem. Rivet will be just one of them, and, to be very honest, probably not a very successful one. As such, either buy little or buy late.

Risk

The battle hardened author gets a bad feeling about the complexity of this idea. Not everything is solved through crowdfunding research. Successfully implementing this system seems like more work than anyone is predicting. We can understand that these things also happen organically, but there is likely to be a lot more momentum behind such organic efforts, ie, this sort of standard is the sort of thing that will be best done by a consortium of companies who will all benefit.

The R3 Blockchain Consortium would seem a good fit both for funding this company and for implementing its technology, rather than thousands of individual investors who likely do not understanding what they are funding. No one seems to question how Rivets play into R3’s “Corda” project. Of course, we can’t stop anyone from investing, and we can’t stop anyone from trying, we can merely point out that there appear to be far more legitimate, big-handed efforts in relatively congruent areas of thought already.

Growth Potential

There’s probably a lot more to this science project than meets the eye, and like as not, opportunities for profit will arise which surprise everyone.

Disposition

However, the long-term value of RvT tokens is in the balance here, and we must suggest that such a value is not very high. Rivetz receives a 5.4 on a scale of 0 to 10 for its technical aptitude alone. The token itself loses 2 points from this score, landing it at 3.4. It would receive a higher rating if it could be reasonably believed that this token will be in hot demand sometime in the next 6 to 24 months, but there is no reason to believe that from here.

We will check in on them in February, after which they say on page 21, “the majority of the Blockchain and token based projects will benefit from integration with Rivetz capabilities.” On their FAQ page, they also say that by February: “Developer tools and the Rivetz 2 FA capability are expected to be delivered in the fall, and a machine multisig by the end of the year. We have a number of existing technology partners. ”

Investment Details

Rivetz opens its public sale today. Be sure to read all terms and conditions if you’ve got additional information the author hasn’t or just have a long-term good feeling about them. Clear details as to pricing and availability have not been made available at time of writing:

The correct address to access is https://rivetzintl.com/sale.

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ICO Analysis: MOBU

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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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