Ark ARK

$1.56
Market Cap $ 162.595 MM (#69)
24h Volume $ 3.078 MM
Chg. 24h: 1.22%
Algo. score 3.5/5  (#157)
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Ark fundamental analysis & ratings » detailed scores

The following scores are algorithmicically calculated multiple times a day based on manually and automatically collected publicly verifiable, objective data.
The full formula and collected data are public and open for your reference and further research.

Scoring model: Centralized > Hierarchical org. structure

Open communication channels 100%
Ability to contact the company via: Slack, Telegram or ICQ
70 points Why? 70
70 ANY NOT EMPTY
0 ALL EMPTY
Ability to contact the company via: Contact form or Email
30 points Why? 30
30 ANY NOT EMPTY
0 ALL EMPTY
Activity on social media 95%
Activity on Blog
Are they posting every 10 days or less?
50 points Why? 50
  • Are they posting something every 10 days or less on their blog? yes
50 YES
0 NO
Activity on Facebook
Are they posting every 3 days or less?
20 points Why? 20
  • Do they post something on their facebook every 3 days or less? yes
20 YES
0 NO
Activity on Twitter
20 points Why? 20
  • Do they post something on their Twitter every 3 days or less? yes
20 YES
0 NO
Do they have a YouTube channel?
5 points Why? 5
Activity on Youtube
Are they posting every 7 days or less?
0 points Why? 5
  • Do they post something on their Youtube every 7 days or less? no
5 YES
0 NO
Team strength 51%
Executive lead (CEO, COO, executive lead, founder, managing partner etc) who managed multi million dollar companies.
0 points Why? 10
  • Managed a million+ USD$ company before? no
10 YES
0 NO
Tech lead who managed million dollar projects
10 points Why? 10
  • Worked on a million dollar+ project (within 1 or more of his/her previous companies before? yes
10 YES
0 NO
Exec lead years of experience at executive level
4 points Why? 15
  • Years of experience as a CEO (OR COO) 2
15 10+ years
8 3-10 years
4 1-3 years
0 0-1 years
Tech lead years of experience as teach lead
7 points Why? 15
  • Years of experience as a CTO? 4
15 10+ years
7 3-10 years
3 1-3 years
0 0-1 years
Has dedicated Quality Assurance members within the team
0 points Why? 10
  • Does the company have any testers / quality asurance specialists on the team? (these people are dedicated to testing only) no
10 YES
0 NO
Sales/Marketing team size compared to other coins
4 points Why? 10
  • How many marketing / sales specialists? 1
10 90th percentile
6 75th percentile
4 50th percentile
2 30th percentile
0 other
Average team member age
10 points Why? 10
  • Average teamembers age 40
10 30+
5 25-30
2 20-25
0 0
Total team size compared to other coins
16 points Why? 20
  • How many teammembers in total? 19
20 95th percentile
18 90th percentile
16 80th percentile
14 50th percentile
7 30th percentile
4 10th percentile
0 other
Advisory board strength 25%
Advisors have bios on the website
0 points Why? 25
  • Biography on website for each board member - yes/no no
25 YES
0 NO
Advisors have social media links on the website
25 points Why? 25
  • Do most of the Advisory board members on the team page have links to social media profiles (Facebook, linkedin, github,Twitter other social media) yes
25 YES
0 NO
2+ advisors have managed multi million dollar companies
0 points Why? 50
  • 2 or more advisors of the team managed multimillon dollar projects or companies no
50 YES
0 NO
Brand awareness/Buzz 80%
Total community size compared to other coins
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Reddit
40 points Why? 60
  • How many people are involved in the community of this project 97101
60 99th-percentile
50 95th-percentile
40 85th-percentile
30 50th-percentile
20 30th-percentile
10 10th-percentile
0 0-10th percentile
GitHub community size compared to other coins
Forks, watchers, stars
40 points Why? 40
  • GitHub community size 411
40 90th-percentile
30 67th-percentile
20 57th-percentile
15 53th-percentile
10 40th-percentile
5 10th-percentile
0 0-10th percentile
Product strength 68%
Product development status (i.e. stage)
25 points Why? 50
  • Does this coin / business have a working project? Prototype / MVP
50 Fully working product
40 Beta version
30 Alpha version
25 Prototype / MVP
20 Demo only
10 Just an Idea
0 Unknown
Have they open sourced their code?
10 points Why? 10
  • Yes or No yes
10 YES
0 NO
GitHub commits
Statistical mean of 4 week SMA for commits over 49 weeks, compared to other coins
5 points Why? 5
  • GitHub commit activity 16.1939
5 90th-percentile
4 67th-percentile
3 57th-percentile
2 53rd-percentile
1 40th-percentile
0.5 10th percentile
0 0-10th percentile
Have they published a Product roadmap?
5 points Why? 10
10 YES
0 NO
Is their Product roadmap up to date?
5 points Why? 5
  • Is product roadmap updated to date? Yes
5 YES
0 NO
Product age (Today’s date - Release date)
8 points Why? 10
  • Release date of first version of the product 2016-10-15
10 5+ years
8 1+ years
6 6+ months
4 3+ months
2 1+ months
1 < 1 month
0 future
Have they published a Whitepaper?
10 points Why? 10
10 YES
0 NO
Coin strength 68%
Transactions per second compared to other coins
0 points Why? 8
  • Transactions per second 0
8 95th-percentile
6 75th-percentile
4 50th-percentile
2 30rd-percentile
1 15th-percentile
0 <15th percentile
What is their coin emission rate? Is the coin"s inflation under control?
15 points Why? 30
  • Emission rate Emitted in proportion to amount of network activity
30 No new tokens created
30 Deflationary through token burning
15 Emitted in proportion to amount of network activity
15 2nd round might occur
0 Company can decide
Is the coin among the top traded coins for the past 3 months in terms of transaction volumes?
10 points Why? 17
  • Average trading volume trailing 3 months 932944.70160021
17 99th-percentile
16 95th-percentile
14 85th-percentile
10 50th-percentile
7 30th-percentile
4 10th-percentile
0 0-10th percentile
Is the coin among the top traded coins for the past 3 months in terms of market capitalization?
16 points Why? 17
  • Average market cap trailing 3 months 145574537.258
17 99th-percentile
16 95th-percentile
14 85th-percentile
10 50th-percentile
7 30th-percentile
4 10th-percentile
0 0-10th percentile
Has the coin outperformed the rest of the market trend since it started trading?
12 points Why? 13
  • Market cap % of total market growth 0.056366348582424
13 99th-percentile
12 95th-percentile
10 85th-percentile
5 50th-percentile
3 30th-percentile
2 10th-percentile
0 0-10th percentile
Does the founding team reserve a decent amount of coin to themselves?
15 points Why? 15
  • Founders & Team 0
15 0-5%
10 5-10%
5 10-20%
2 0%
0 20%+
Business/Company strength 70%
Financial statements published
0 points Why? 10
  • Does the company present its complete financial statements (anywhere)? no
10 YES
0 NO
Burn rate and costs published
0 points Why? 10
  • Does the company give insights in its costs? How much it will spend a month (also known as the burnrate)? no
10 YES
0 NO
Financial gains predictions published
0 points Why? 10
  • Does the company give it's financial/growth predictions / predictions for profit and growth? no
10 YES
0 NO
Company has strategic partnerships
20 points Why? 20
  • Does the company list its strategic partner(ships)? yes
20 YES
0 NO
Company explains its advantages over competition
30 points Why? 30
  • Does the company explain its benefits opposed to their competitors (if any)? yes
30 YES
0 NO
Company presents a sales/marketing plan
20 points Why? 20
  • Does the company present it's sales plan / marketing plan / go to market strategy in any way? yes
20 YES
0 NO
We're currently working to gather more data in order to score Ark

(*) This data could be outdated. Research done on: 2018-04-04 Specific key points such as Social media, blog entries, community size, GitHub and others are automated and refreshed daily.

Ark facts and figures

Name
Ark
Trades under Symbol
ARK
Circulating supply
103,927,100
Maximum supply
125,000,000
First USD price per coin
$0.03
Coins Distributed in ICO
N/A
Emission rate
Emitted in proportion to amount of network activity
Blockchain
Blockchain
Consensus method
Delegated Proof of Stake
Algorithm
N/A
Time for block processing
0.1
Transactions per second
0
Is coin Minable?
No
Type
Coin

Product details

Open source
yes
Github link
https://github.com/ArkEcosystem
Community size
97,101
Status of the project
(working project, demo, just an idea)
Prototype / MVP
Product Roadmap
https://ark.io/roadmap
Whitepaper
https://ark.io/whitepaper/
FAQ
https://blog.ark.io/ark-frequently-asked-questions-faq-bcb90a0537cc
Explorer 1
https://explorer.ark.io/
Explorer 2
N/A
Explorer 3
N/A

Team

Link to the team page
https://ark.io/team
Team transparency
Biography on website for each team member
No
Do team members have links to their social media profiles?
Yes
CEO
Name
Mike Doty
Age
N/A
Linkedin
https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikedoty/
Is it mentioned that this CEO works for this company on his LinkedIn profile?
No
CEO previous companies / achievements
Co-Founder at Bitseed, Organizer - Google ARA developers SF
Years of business experience
38
Years of experience as a CEO (OR COO)
2
Managed a million+ USD$ company before
no
CTO
Name
François-Xavier Thoorens
Linkedin
https://fr.linkedin.com/in/thoorens
GitHub link
https://github.com/fix
Can you see that this CTO works on this project on his Github profile?
Yes
Years of experience as a developer
15
Years of experience as a CTO
4
CTO previous companies / achievements
Co-Founder & CTO of Donatio; CEO of Sigmeus; Core Developer of Lisk; CEO of Thoorens Consultant
Worked on a million dollar+ project (within 1 or more of his/her previous companies before)
yes
Team diversification
How many developers(*)?
8
How many marketing / sales specialists(*)
1
Does the company have any testers / quality assurance specialists on the team(*)
no
How many team members in total
19
Average team members age
40

Advisors / Board members(*)

Advisors / Board members transparency
Biography on website for each advisor / board member
No
Do most of the Advisory board members on the team page have links to social media profiles (Facebook, LinkedIn, GitHub)?
Yes
Experience
2 or more advisors of the team managed multimillion dollar projects or companies
no
Note special achievements from the advisory board
DR. Eric Kunz - Eric is head of NET Think AG, a small Swiss company serving as Think Tank for creation, realization and commercial use of innovative ideas and possibilities. He is a consultant, coordinator and coach for businesses, groups and individuals. Travis Walker - a crypto currency investor/trader/miner/podcast producer/website operator and all around crypto enthusiast. He has been involved in Bitcoin mining and trading since summer of 2013. Shortly after getting involved in crypto he built dontmine.com. It’s purpose was to help new people find bitcoin and spread awareness of bitcoin to the masses. While being a producer for a blockchain podcast, he helped produce podcast interviews for some well known figures in the crypto world, including Paul Snow of Factom and Vitalik Buterin of Ethereum. Matthew DC - served as one of five co-founders of Crypti, the first Javascript based, fully open source blockchain technology. He has 16 years experience in various technical fields including radio theory, electrical engineering, and for the last 5 years, cyber security and incident handling.

Company details

Website 1
https://ark.io/
Website 2 (if any)
N/A
Email
info@ark.io
Contact form on website
https://ark.io/contact
Phone number
N/A
Alexa site traffic information
Website 1
http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/https://www.asch.io/
Website 2 (if any)
N/A
Incorporation status
Incorporated according to their website
No
Officially Incorporated (checked)
No
Location
N/A
Address
N/A

Angel Investors and Venture capital due diligence perspective

Does the company present its complete financial statements?
no
Does the company give insights in its costs? How much it will spend a month (also known as the burn rate)?
no
Does the company give its financial/growth predictions / predictions for profit and growth?
no
Does the company explain its benefits opposed to their competitors (if any)?
yes
Does the company have / list strategic partnerships)?
yes
Does the company present its sales plan / marketing plan / go to market strategy in any way?
yes

Social media & Communication

Blog URL
https://blog.ark.io/
Blog / Are they posting something every 1,5 weeks or more on their blog?
yes (latest post was a day ago)
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/arkecosystem
Facebook / Do they post something on their facebook every 3 days or more?
yes (latest post was a day ago)
Twitter
https://twitter.com/ArkEcosystem
Twitter / Do they post something on their Twitter every 3 days or more?
yes (latest post was 17 hours ago)
Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpc2k6zOOutGT9y56urDClg
Youtube / Do they post something on their Youtube every week or more?
no
Slack
https://ark.io/slack
Telegram
https://telegram.me/ArkEcosystem
Google+
No
Message board 1
http://forum.ark.io/
Message board 2 (if any)
https://blog.ark.io/
Message board 3 (if any)
n/a
Other
https://www.linkedin.com/company/ark-blockchain/

ICO

ICO initial price
USD 0.01000
Sale period
N/A
Coin distribution date
2016-12-11 to 2017-01-08
Coin start trading date
2017-03-22
Min investment goal
2000 BTC
Max investment cap
22 million LISK
Accepted currencies
BTC,LSK,ShapeShift
Bonus
BTC +30% Bonus — initial 24 hours +20% Bonus from 24h — 1st week +15% Bonus during 2nd week +10% Bonus during 3rd week +5% Bonus during 4th week 0% Bonus during final week
ICO proceedings invested in (in case of an ICO)
Founders & Founding Team
0
Marketing & Sales
N/A
Development
N/A
Administration/Legal
N/A
Other
N/A

(*) This data could be outdated. Research done on: 2018-04-04

Ark GitHub Activity & Development

An overview of development activity for Ark (ARK). The charts show Ark (ARK) Development / GitHub commit activity for the past year, as well as their simple moving average. You can use this data for your fundamental Ark research & analysis.

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How popular is Ark? / How many people search for Ark on Google?

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A value of 50 means that the term is half as popular. Likewise a score of 0 means the term was less than 1% as popular as the peak.

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