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Ark

Ark ARK

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$2.70 Price
-6.86% % 24h
2.03% % 1h
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$264,160,481 Mkt. Cap
$4,745,970 Vol. 24h
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Ark Analysis

Total coin analysis score63.125%
Open communication channels 100%
Team strength 39%
Product strength 70%
Coin strength 80%
Business/Company strength 20%
Backed by community 80%
Advisory board strength 50%
Activity on social media 66%

Ark scores in detail

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
Team strength 39%
Has a CEO who managed multi million dollar companies?
0 points Why? 25
  • Managed a million+ USD$ company before? no
25 YES
0 NO
Has a CTO who managed million dollar projects?
20 points Why? 20
  • Worked on a million dollar+ project (within 1 or more of his/her previous companies before? yes
20 YES
0 NO
CEO years of experience at C-level
0 points Why? 16
  • Years of experience as a CEO (OR COO) 0
16 10+ years
8 3-10 years
4 1-3 years
0 0-1 years
CTO years of experience at C-level
7 points Why? 15
  • Years of experience as a CTO? 3
15 10+ years
7 3-10 years
3 1-3 years
0 0-1 years
Diversification of the team (sales/marketing, development)
0 points Why? 12
  • How many teammembers in total? 27
  • Does the company have any testers / quality asurance specialists on the team? (these people are dedicated to testing only) 0
  • How many marketing / sales specialists? 5
12 qa > 10% && mkt_sales > 20%
10 qa > 5% && mkt_sales > 10%
5 qa > 2% && mkt_sales > 5%
3 qa > 0% && mkt_sales > 2%
0 qa = 0% && mkt_sales = 0%
Average team age
4 points Why? 4
  • Average teamembers age 40
4 30+
3 25-30
2 20-25
0 0-20
Team size
8 points Why? 8
  • How many teammembers in total? 27
8 20+
6 10-20
3 5-10
1 2-5
0 1
Product 70%
Is the product ready or just an idea/prototype
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
Is the product open source?
20 points Why? 20
  • Yes or No yes
20 YES
0 NO
Is there a product roadmap available?
15 points Why? 15
15 Not empty
0 Empty
Has the product been on the market for a long time?
10 points Why? 15
  • Release date of first version of the product 2016-12-09
15 5+ years
12 1+ years
10 6+ months
7 3+ months
5 1+ months
2 < 1 month
0 future
Coin strength 80%
Is the system capable of a significant number of transactions per second?
1 points Why? 8
  • Transactions per second 25
8 10,000+
4 1,000-10,000
2 100-1,000
1 10-100
0 < 10
What is their coin emission rate? Is the coin's inflation under control?
30 points Why? 30
  • Emission rate No new tokens created
30 "No new tokens created"
30 "Deflation through token burning"
15 "Emitted in preparation 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?
16 points Why? 17
  • Average trading volume trailing 3 months 4635286.616098
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 249489733.64106
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 0.12991725198125
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?
5 points Why? 15
  • Founders & Team 15
15 0-5%
10 5-10%
5 10-20%
2 0%
0 20%+
Business/Company strength 20%
Previously backed by professional investors
0 points Why? 10
  • Previously backed by (another) Venture capital fund (VC firm) and/or Angel investors with a big name. no
10 YES
0 NO
Financial statements published online
0 points Why? 10
  • Does the company present its complete financial statements (anywhere)? no
10 YES
0 NO
Financial burn rate published online
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/estimations published online
0 points Why? 10
  • Does the company give it's financial/growth predictions / predictions for profit and growth? no
10 YES
0 NO
Does the company have any strategic partnerships?
10 points Why? 10
  • Does the company list its strategic partner(ships)? yes
10 YES
0 NO
Does the company explain its advantages over their competition?
10 points Why? 10
  • Does the company explain its benefits opposed to their competitors (if any)? yes
10 YES
0 NO
Does the company hold any patents?
0 points Why? 10
  • Does the company have any patents? no
10 YES
0 NO
Does the company issue traditional shares (stock)?
0 points Why? 10
  • Did the company give out any real equity (not tokens or coins) but real shares? no
10 YES
0 NO
Does the company have any trademarks?
0 points Why? 10
  • Does the company have any trademarks? no
10 YES
0 NO
Does the company present its sales/marketing plan?
0 points Why? 10
  • Does the company present it's sales plan / marketing plan / go to market strategy in any way? no
10 YES
0 NO
Community 80%
How does the size of the community compare to other coins on the market?
80 points Why? 100
  • How many people are involved in the community of this project 36628
100 99th-percentile
90 95th-percentile
80 85th-percentile
50 50th-percentile
30 30th-percentile
10 10th-percentile
0 0-10th percentile
Advisory board 50%
Advisors have descriptions on the website
25 points Why? 25
  • Biography on website for each team member - yes/no yes
25 YES
0 NO
Advisors have social profile links (LinkedIn or others) 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
Advisors have previously worked with multimillion dollar companies before
0 points Why? 50
  • 2 or more advisors of the team managed multimillon dollar projects or companies no
50 YES
0 NO
Social media 66%
Activity on Facebook
33 points Why? 33
  • Do they post something on their facebook every 3 days or more? yes
33 YES
0 NO
Activity on Twitter
33 points Why? 33
  • Do they post something on their Twitter every 3 days or more? yes
33 YES
0 NO
Activity on Youtube
0 points Why? 34
  • Do they post something on their Youtube every week or more? no
34 YES
0 NO

Ark facts & figures

Name
Ark
Trades under Symbol
ARK
What is the role of the coin?
Access rights & voting rights
What is the total coin supply?
129,231,284
First USD price per coin
$0.03
Coins Distributed in ICO?
0
Emission rate
No new tokens created
Blockchain
Blockchain
Consensus method
Delegated Proof of Stake
Time for block processing
0.13333
Transactions per second
25

Product details

Open source
yes
Github link
https://www.github.com/ArkEcosystem
Community size
36,628
Status of the project
(working project, demo, just an idea)
Prototype / MVP
Release date of first version of the product
2016-12-09
Product Roadmap
https://ark.io/roadmap/

Team

Link to the team page
https://ark.io/#team
Team transparency
Biography on website for each team member
Yes
Do team members have links to their social media profiles?
Yes
CEO
Name
Mike Doty ( Interim managing Director)
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 Bitseed Organizer - Google ARA developers SF
Years of business experience
37
Years of experience as a CEO (OR COO)
0
Managed a million+ USD$ company before
no
CTO
Name
François-Xavier Thoorens
Age
35
LinkedIn
https://www.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
14
Years of experience as a CTO
3
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(*)?
5
How many marketing / sales specialists(*)
5
Does the company have any testers / quality assurance specialists on the team(*)
0
How many team members in total
27
Average team members age
40

Advisors / Board members(*)

Advisors / Board members transparency
Biography on website for each advisor / board member
Yes
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
can't be traced
Alexa site traffic information
Website 1
http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/https://ark.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

Social media & Communication

Blog / Are they posting something every 1,5 weeks or more on their blog?
yes
Facebook / Do they post something on their facebook every 3 days or more?
yes
Twitter / Do they post something on their Twitter every 3 days or more?
yes
Youtube / Do they post something on their Youtube every week or more?
no
Slack
https://ark.io/join-ark-slack
Telegram
https://telegram.me/ArkEcosystem
ICQ
Google+
Other
https://www.reddit.com/r/arkecosystem
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ICO

Sale period:
N/A
Coin distribution date
2017-03-21
Coin start trading date
2017-03-22
Min investment goal
N/A
Max investment cap
2000BTC
How are funds held
Independent investment party
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 LISK +120% Bonus — initial 24 hours +70% Bonus from 24h — 1st week +40% Bonus during 2nd week +20% 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
15
Marketing & Sales
N/A
Development
7%
Administration/Legal
N/A
Other
N/A

(*) This data could be outdated. Research done on: 2017-10-11
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