SMART VALOR, founded in April 2017, is a Swiss-based fintech company building the world’s first decentralized marketplace for tokenized alternative investments and security token. It became one of the five companies selected by Thomson Reuters for its Incubator Program in summer 2017. Forbes named SMART VALOR “Europe’s top 10 most exciting SME” in 2018. The online platform will give investors from around the world direct, easy, secure and compliant access to the world of alternative investments and digital assets. Beyond cryptocurrencies, for alternative investments such as venture capital, private equity and real estate, the tokenization of assets is a true gamechanger. The platform went live in October 2018 with an early access program allowing up to 5.000 participants to be the first to pass KYC and AML online and have access to assets and investment opportunities. The first assets to be tokenized on SMART VALOR will be venture capital funds, real estate, young tech companies and fiat currencies. In addition to initial listings of tokenized assets, SMART VALOR features an exchange for secondary trading, a wallet and a custody solution for the secure storage of tokens. For issuers of tokenized assets, SMART VALOR provides services and the platform's infrastructure to tokenize assets as well as direct access to a large community of approved investors. SMART VALOR is set to be the first fully regulated platform for security tokens operating out of Switzerland and Liechtenstein. All of the three major regulatory milestones has been achieved so far: In Switzerland the company has received the status of Financial Intermediary; in Liechtenstein it has received the confirmation to operate foreign currency exchange; it has submitted an application for receival of a banking license in Liechtenstein. The latter, once granted, will give the company access to the 26 European countries for distribution of security tokens and deposit taking activity. During the period 1-26 November 2018, SMART VALOR opens the 3rd and final private presale round of its own cryptocurrency: VALOR, which will be followed by a public ICO. In the previous rounds the company received 7 million VALOR token. It is supported by collection of acknowledged Swiss and international investors and advisors such as Stephane Pictet, John Henry Clippinger, Markus Rinderer and David Johnson as well as eight Venture Capital funds from US, Europe and Asia.
|1||Business Idea: Is business idea unique and sustainable? Is this idea solving an existing problem or addressing future opportunity?
As per recent pitch statistics, 90% of the projects are falling out of funnel for investors. Investors don't see the uniqueness of the project.
ICOcube Trusts: If the idea is unique rating should be 5 A successful idea in the centralized world is now moving to the decentralized world using Blockchain, the rating should be 3-4 If Idea is regular and no uniqueness then the rating would be low 1-2.
|2||Token Supply : Are you convinced with total token supply?
ICOcube Trusts: If total supply is open-ended consider rating wisely (1-5), Ether supply is unlimited whereas Bitcoin supply is 21 Million, Ripple Supply is 100 Billion. If total supply is closed-ended and compelling logic is given consider high rating (4-5)
|3||Token Economics: Do you understand and agree how the token is integrated with the businesses?
ICOcube Trusts: if the token is rotated/integrated well, consider high rating(4-5) else low rating (1-3).
|4||Team : Does team members have adequate knowledge of Blockchain and respective business?
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|5||Advisors: Are advisors experienced in Blockchain projects and ICOs? if yes, consider high rating else low rating
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|6||Legal : Please verify Head office of the company as mentioned and ensure the respective country is not against to Cryptocurrency.
ICOcube Trusts: If the respective country is against to Cryptocurrency then rating should be Zero else high (4-5).
|7||Demand and Supply management: Do you see token will have adequate demand? Do you see that multiple businesses adopt the respective platform to conduct their business or use it for personal growth, entertainment?
ICOcube Trusts: if demand and supply are well defined and you agree, consider high rating(4-5) else low rating (1-3).
|8||Technology: Please check which Blockchain is used and please do your research whether respective Blockchain is scalable
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|9||Marketing: Marketing is key for ICOs and communicating the business value.
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|10||Budget: PLease check whether the team has got the adequate budget to run the ICO and make the project successful. You can validate Blockchain project address and smart contract created address, check the Balance of the respective account, this information will be available as open data.
ICOcube Trusts: If you get enough inputs on current investment by founders and budget-related information, consider high rating(4-5) else low rating (1-3).