Ark facts and figures

Name
Ark
Trades under Symbol
ARK
What is the total coin supply?
131,982,350
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
Algorithm
DPoS
Time for block processing
0.13333
Transactions per second
25

Product details

Open source
yes
Github link
https://github.com/ArkEcosystem
Community size
86,393
Status of the project
(working project, demo, just an idea)
Prototype / MVP
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
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(*)
No
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
http://ark.io/
Website 2 (if any)
https://sendarkcoin.io/
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/http://ark.io/
Website 2 (if any)
http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/https://sendarkcoin.io/
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?
no

Social media & Communication

Blog / Are they posting something every 1,5 weeks or more on their blog?
yes (latest post was 3 days ago)
Facebook / Do they post something on their facebook every 3 days or more?
yes (latest post was 2 days ago)
Twitter / Do they post something on their Twitter every 3 days or more?
yes (latest post was 2 days ago)
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
Google+
Other
https://www.reddit.com/r/arkecosystem

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
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
0
Marketing & Sales
N/A
Development
0.07
Administration/Legal
N/A
Other
N/A

(*) This data could be outdated. Research done on: 2018-02-13
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