2018 had started with a large increase in cryptocurrency world. That success has later been a bit smudged with the slight overall market fall in mid-January, but the currencies are growing again, despite the high volatility.
Multiple projects are being developed to capitalize on growing coins and blockchain technology popularity. We outline 5 most promising projects that use Initial Coin Offering model and are making their way through the market at the end of winter and the first month of spring 2018.
The Capacity project had set its sights on developing tools to revolutionize AR/VR and 3D technologies, this project has already introduced a professional 3D digitizing solution.
The Ecosystem economy of the platform is designed to be driven by the market. Thus, the Marketplace is the key economic unit where goods turnover occurs. Using the Marketplace, participants are free to rent, sell and buy AR/VR/3D content as well as released apps. Each content file is assigned with an ID or a hash to prevent any copyright infringement. All hashes of all the files are listed in the blockchain and cannot be changed.
The API is used for synchronization with product catalogs as the Cappasity tool could be implemented for customers’ e-stores. Additionally, Cappasity tools show better compatibility with various browsers than most comparable alternatives. Cappasity.AI to analyze customer interaction with 3D content and provide a customer interest heat maps for each product.
The Cappasity token (CAPP) will be issued as ERC-20 Ethereum token. Capacity runs a 4 phase ICO process. They already finalized a presale in November 2017 followed by a public sale. Still leaving more than 40% of the Purchasers Tokens to be sold in phase 3 and 4.
Phase 2 presale will be run during the February 22 – March 22, 2018, the presale registration ends February 21. The public sale will be launched on March 22, 2018. Hard cap of the project is $47, 5 million. Token supply is 438,686,537 CAPP presale / 326,243,078 CAPP public sale Payment methods accepted are BTC and ETH.
The Canada-based RightMesh company has created a new technology platform and protocol for connecting users in a wireless mesh network, creating new connectivity options and improved outcomes to billions of unconnected users around the world—all while providing a pathway to a new Internet for all. A decentralized mobile mesh networking platform, powered by blockchain technology and tokenization, can put the power of connectivity back into the hands of the people.
RightMesh provides a decentralized Internet infrastructure, which is less vulnerable to disruption by natural disasters and deliberate interference from oppressive regimes. There are a lot of software applications that claim to be decentralized but rely on centralized infrastructure at the hardware level; RightMesh is the first truly decentralized network and peer-to-peer platform. The parent company, Left, is an 80-person multinational company and has invested more than $5 million in RightMesh.
The platform and its protocol use blockchain technology and MESH tokens to power growth. The core of the platform is an Ethereum account and identity layer that uniquely identifies every mesh node. In an off-the-grid mesh world, when linking multiple hotspots and networks together, traditional identity methods like IP-addresses will not work adequately. The network’s approach to mesh participation and activation solves this problem.
The RightMesh team believes that combining blockchain-based technologies, token incentivization and wireless mesh networks unleash the potential of technology and economic network effects as well as make a lasting difference on the world around the user.
ICO had started on 15 February 2018. The pre-allocation was filled up within 8 minutes 4 seconds after the registration opened. Crowd contribution will be opening soon, dates are about to be specified soon.
Token supply – 129,498,559 MESH tokens, ERC20 standard. Payment methods: BTC – ETH – Fiat currencies are accepted.
The current existing trading solutions on the crypto market, no doubt, are far from being perfectly designed and convenient for user nowadays. Most of the investors in crypto have to deal with multiple exchanges and have to find out which one is providing the most affordable rate. Here the Arbidex steps in with its unique trading platform, which allows the client to monitor the cryptocurrency prices from different exchanges.
Among the main features of the platform are convenience and maximum utility as it connects the different exchanges on a single dashboard – so one could easily transact in the different cryptocurrencies at the prices which are prevailing in different exchanges. Moreover, the client would be sure that the transactions are initiated quite easily – as the fees would be on the lower side.
With the help of an innovative Arbidex platform, the commissions will also be on the lower side. The platform will change the trading approach to the more progressive one, creating their exchange with MT4 trading pairs. The project already features the working prototype of its exchange that is ready for use – so the investors can test out the exchange right away.
Nevertheless, this platform will allow one to forget about the often-changing rules, exchanges registration, and verification. The Arbidex platform can hold up to 25 cryptocurrencies in its decentralized exchange. The transactions will be more streamlined and easier to process. It will support accounts for users and ability to view all of their holdings from multiple exchanges at one location, so utilizing the assets will be more simplified.
Among the most recent features unveiled by the developer team in their of the project vision statement for 2018 are the hybrid arbitrage and crypto futures trading.
The company extensive surveys across over 3000 potential traders from 72 countries indicated that the vast majority of them will be delighted to use such feature as the trade software license leasing. The hedging fun for non-traders will also be supported, as recently stated by the team.
The platform uses a Detecting Profitable Rates Algorithm (DPRA) in order to assist during the transaction process and benefit from the price difference, users of the Arbidex can obtain a profit and feel like their assets are giving them the value they were seeking.
The crowd sale had already kicked off on January 23 and will be running until February 28th, as stated by the project team. The company’s main goal is to raise $16 million/
The Arbidex token sale accepts ETH, BTC, and the ABX token price is fixed at 1 ABX worth 1 USD. This blockchain powered trading platform had already successfully passed the $10 million bar of fundraising its future looks bright. You still have 1 week left to get into the token sale and help to build a new exchange future.
The CoinMetro project team enters the crypto market with an extensive wealth of knowledge and expertise. It is known, that the founders created FXPIG back in 2010 and have built it into one of the biggest Forex brokers of today. The Coinmetro exchange is being built for the novice investor, it’s simplistic functionality to make trading as simple as purchasing an item online.
CoinMetro utilizes some extremely interesting and unique features. The platform has created a way for investors in Crypto to become Token Asset Managers. To create a token which is valued upon their individual trading performance which investors can buy.
The platform also promises to become an incubator for new ICO’s and the Curated Digital Asset Diversification will also be provided for investors to buy bundles of various coins rolled into one package. This would be a helpful tool for new investors looking to expand their portfolio and also provides helpful liquidity for new tokens entering the market.
The ICO starts on February 21st, 2018 and it runs until March 23rd, 2018.
Platform token is COIN. A total supply of 500 Million COIN tokens will be created, with a maximum number of 300 Million COIN tokens to be sold
Price -starts at 0.03 EUR. The price will increase by 0.02 after every 12,500,00th COIN is sold. Platform- NEM.Accepting – ETH, BTC, LTC, and BCH.Hard cap of the platform is 300 million COIN.
Rentberry has been listed among TOP-10 ICO in 2018 by Forbes.
No doubt that renting itself is a complicated process now; the long-term rent can be not very convenient for a rental that takes decent time.
Rentberry offers its users a fully operational long-term rental platform; it leverages blockchain technology to ensure seamless rental experience and allows crowdsourcing to help tenants unfreeze nearly up to 500 million of dollars tied up in rental security deposits now. In the case of Rentberry, the blockchain-powered platform automates the variety of steps that one must go through to rent a certain property. Whether it is about agreements or payments, the Rentberry will facilitate the overall renting process to help the landlords and the tenants to make a deal in no time – a useful goal nowadays.
While speeding up the legal process between the parties through blockchain, long-term rental platforms have been disrupting the rental commerce since 2016.
The project had received a “stable” rating by ICORATING recently.
The Rentberry Token is called BERRY is the cryptocurrency designed to facilitate a standardized global approach to the long-term rental process, with all transactions kept in a secure manner. The soft cap of the project is $3 million, Hardcap is $30 million. ETH and BTC are accepted. The exchange rate is 1 ETH=2,500 BERRY.
The project ICO started on December 5, and the token sale ends on February 28. So far, the platform had already managed to raise 27 million of investments.
At the end of the year 2017, the total volume of ICO investments in the US market was estimated more than $4 billion according to the Bloomberg agency report and Autonomous Research LLP data. A lot of blockchain industry experts believe, that 2018 will see an even more significant rise of ICO’s quantity and crypto market growth – the overall market value is expected to make a breakthrough and surpass trillion dollars. The new technological revolution is near.
By Olga Grinina
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