Product Validation Analysis
Have a great idea but not sure if it is market ready? How it can be best applied on blockchain? Let our team of experienced experts analyze the real-world application for you. We can help you understand the market and position your product to ensure success.
Roadmap & Marketing Strategy
Moving from idea to implementation is tough. Our team can help create a detailed roadmap supporting timing for your product or idea. We create marketing strategies built around a solid plan to help you maximize your resources.
Brand, Web, and Social Media Expertise
Our in-house team creates awareness and brand recognition through efficient strategies to ensure your business stands out in an increasingly crowded market. We focus on organic and paid social media placement as well as exposure on trackers like Reddit, Steemit, Bitcointalk, and other platforms.
Premium Placement in News Outlets
We live in an attention economy and getting the right audience's attention is key. Most hear about ICOs and new blockchain applications through news outlets, but with all the noise, consistently getting your name into premium outlets is challenging. Our network of news contacts allows us to place your company in premium position in order to garner the greatest attention for the right audience.
International Bounty Program
The most successful ICOs offer a bounty campaign that recognizes the blockchain community for completing marketing tasks or reporting bugs. We coordinate the entire bounty campaign on your behalf to ensure your community is properly recognized and compensated for its efforts.
Our SEO platforms and tools, content editors and legal teams ensure the reputation of your brand is protected in this increasingly hostile space. Our focus is on rapidly spotting negative or harmful content and reacting swiftly to ensure it is addressed before it gains traction and causes damage.
Develop your ICO's marketing strategy through the various stages of new product development, including idea generation and screening, concept development and testing, marketing strategy development, product development, test-marketing and implementation. Our digital marketing services tie all the pieces together to ensure your digital footprint is well received by the investing community.
Active community engagement is an essential part of any crowdfunding campaign. Message boards, social media channels, Telegram and other mediums require a constant presence in order to answer questions and build the trust of the community.Proud Technologies will provide you with a dedicated resource to optimize your presence on these and other platforms to ensure full engagement from the investment community.
PR campaigns are an integral part of your marketing strategy. Proud Technologies has decades of combined experience in the blockchain industry and has developed unique connections with major distribution channels. We will assign you a subject matter expert who will pen all your PR content for distribution on all the major platforms.
International AML/KYC Support
ICOs face serious requirements with Anti-money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations. These rules are put in place to protect consumers and businesses alike. Your ICO will need to carefully support these workflows to ensure that you protect both yourself and your contributors. Our expert legal team has extensive experience in international money regulations and can take the guesswork out of your compliance process.
Every country has different ICO regulations. Switzerland, Hong Kong, and Singapore are all currently favorable compared to such jurisdictions as China South Korea and Russia. Due to the ever changing landscape, we analyze the ICO regulations in the jurisdictions on a case by case basis and discuss any developments with our network to ensure future risk is also mitigated. Our international legal team can protect you and provide clear direction to keep you focused on the most viable and secure markets, providing the right risk/reward balance.
White Paper Creation
Your White Paper is your best marketing tool. Most contributors will pursue your ICO based on the clarity and excellence of this document. Our staff can produce a clear and concise White Paper that contains all the important technical and legal information. We also offer full translation services into all languages in order help you reach your target audience.
Fund Liquidation and Distribution
The liquidation and distribution processes can be very complex and require extensive documentation in order to retain customer trust. Our team of legal experts can navigate the process of fund liquidation and token distribution with full compliance to local regulations, as well as maintaining contributor trust.
Post-ICO Token and Legal Management
When your ICO is complete, your work has just begun. We help our clients with all our available services while our business development team focuses on growing your businesses and delivering your milestones. We understand that every step you take is critical and should be safely managed by an experienced team of experts, and our aim is to become your partner on this journey.
ICO Financial Planning & Strategy
How much capital do you need? What funding sources are most suitable? How will you deploy your funds? Our team can help you create a financial strategy to help your ICO be successful. We offer comprehensive financial planning services to structure your budget and manage your ICO funds.
Book building and Book running Services
Having difficulties determining the initial value of your token? The answer is book-building and book-running. Through our extensive network of high net worth investors, we can analyze the value of your ICO, determine the token strategy and help create an off-market book that will provide confidence to your ICO contributors.
ICO Escrow Services
We provide complete third-party escrow services to ensure the trust of your contributors. Funds can be held safely in escrow until the milestones laid out in your roadmap are achieved. As successive milestones are reached and funds are distributed, contributors will know the on-boarding process is heading towards completion, encouraging trust and promoting the overall growth of the platform.
Platform and Smart Contract Creation
Putting a great idea into practice takes the right set of skills. Our in-house technical team has complete command of blockchain node creation, proficient in Python, C++, Go, Java, and others. We create and manage your user wallets for your crowdsale, and help you incorporate metadata and external references.Proud Technologies also specialize in smart contract creation in Solidity, Serpent, and LLL, and can generate smart contracts as well as custom User Interfaces for your platform.
Coding, Testing and Implementation
"Much of the essence of building a program is in fact the debugging of the specification." â€” Fred Brooks Proud Technologies offers full-service coding, compiling, and testing for your blockchain platform to ensure that your product is fully functional and bug-free. We also provide a complete implementation package in order to move your blockchain platform directly into the market through the fastest and cleanest method.
Major and Side Chain Experts
No matter what blockchain protocol you intend to use, our technical team is ready. We have expertise in Bitcoin, Ethereum, NXT, QTUM, and EOS, as well as sidechains like Blockstream, Rootstock, and others. Our team provides consultation and platform creation to help you decide which chain to choose, produce the envisioned product and help you issue your tokens.
Code Security Audit
A successful hacking event is every coder's nightmare. Not only does it destroy customer trust, but can result in significant capital loss. Our technical team is able to audit the entire code required for your platform in order to ensure it withstands our rigid security protocols. Our priority is clear, we ensure our clients are protected from all facets.
Trust is built on integrity, which is why we've built an experienced team of financial professionals who can create, audit, and build reports for your financial data. Once your ICO is complete it is critical to maintain customer trust, and our system ensures this is achieved.
Your board of directors can either make or break your ICO. Leveraging our ICO experience, we can guide decision-making for board members in order to give your ICO the right placement in the market and further building consumer trust.
Marketing and Product Placement
The value of your token is built on your platform's performance. If your platform isn't performing, your token won't either. Our team creates your post-ICO strategy with a focus on complete operational efficiency, allowing you to focus on management and control.
Tokens are the barometer of decentralized platforms. Losing control of your tokens means your platform is at risk. This is where our experienced token managers can keep you in control of your token ecosystem, whether for wallet management, providing exchange updates and integration, trading volumes, or daily price variations.
Long Term Business Development
Our goal is to help you develop long term business strategies that move your company forward into the future. We can create solutions tailored to your platform encompassing regulatory compliance, business planning, marketing structures and business growth.
Holding a reverse ICO is not suitable for every business, but can be an extremely effective technique in the right use cases. Proud Technologies provides a comprehensive operational analysis package in which we assess the suitability of your product, technology and business model for a reverse ICO, delivering a final report on whether you stand to gain from the procedure and an estimate of these gains.
For many companies, decentralization is a new way to think about business. Proud Technologies will help your company understand the various approached to decentralization along with the pros and cons, and provide consultancy services to help shift your business practices towards a new paradigm.
We will ensure your Reverse ICO is conducted within the appropriate legal framework from the outset, in full compliance with relevant regulations. Our legal team can advise your company on best practices to ensure that your token offering is both profitable and compliant.
Advice for Existing Investors
As an investor, you should understand how reverse ICOs can provide an appealing exit strategy for companies in your portfolio. As a CEO, you need to consider how you will keep existing equity holders informed and protected as you raise additional capital through a token sale. With the right guidance, Reverse ICOs can provide a strong valuation for mid-size firms while distributing equity in a liquid, transparent and technologically sophisticated method. We ensure the process is seamless and clear for your company as well as your existing investors.