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Distributed Marketplace for IoT Sensor Data

Enabling the monetisation of IoT sensor data, turning sunk costs into perpetual revenue streams.

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DatabrokerDAO in 30 seconds


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The Token Sale

1. Early sale


EndsOktober 16th - 5PM CET
Tokens distributed11.250.000 (5%)
Goal9375 ETH
Hard cap15% of total tokens
Token rate1 ETH = 1200 DATA
early sale discount20% bonus
Referral Bonus5% of sold tokens
Currencies acceptedETH

2. MAIN TOKEN SALE


Start dateannounced soon
Tokens distributed60%
Token rate1 ETH = 1000 DATA
Referral Bonus5% of sold tokens
The Challenge

Unlocking the potential & monetization of IoT sensor data

Individuals, companies, researchers & governments are spending hundreds of billions each year on buying and maintaining IoT sensors. The growth of the investment and applications in IoT is truly staggering, and yet, all data captured by these devices is locked up in silos and walled gardens.

The Solution

DataBroker DAO: a peer to peer marketplace for IoT sensor data.

BETA Platform

We've a fully functioning platform for you to try!


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The benefits

A wide range of parties will benefit greatly

Sensor owners

Are able to monetize their data and turn a sunk cost into a potential money maker and at least the opportunity to recoup some of their investments in IoT sensors.

Network operators

Gain scale and speed in the adoption of their network as connected telcos can present a win-back to their enterprise accounts, a clear USP.

Sensor manufacturers

Can stop the "race to the bottom” for production and pull resources and capital out of manufacturing and allocate these to profitable SaaS offerings.

Smart city initiatives

Can limit the upfront cost of populating the town with sufficient sensors and turn the expense into an investment with a 2-3 year payback period and a continuous income stream after that.

Agricultural sector

In the Agricultural sector in Belgium today, 10% of farmers are "techie". They deploy sensors include for wind, temperature, barometric pressure, humidity, PH level in the soil. The platform will provide the possibility to recoup some of this cost.

Academics

Can get access to thousands of sensors and can buy data directly and more cheap on the marketplace, cutting out established data providers.

The Team

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Matthew van Niekerk

Co-Founder & CEO

Founded and exited two companies in Japan, then got his MBA in Belgium after which he joined a large financial institution, performing a variety of roles ranging from COO of the consumer finance business line to head of platform innovation for the brokerage and crowdfunding platform. In 2016, he left the bank and co-founded SettleMint.

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Roderik van der Veer

Co-Founder & CTO

After Roderik built one of the largest ecommerce computer store sites in Belgium in 1999, he worked in the IT development sector and as CTO grew a traditional marcom agency into a digital powerhouse. He exited this business to focus on blockchain technologies when he co-founded SettleMint in 2016.

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Els Meyvaert

Communications Director

Els worked as account manager in various financial institutions until she moved back to her first love, communication. As account director, she handled communication for the largest FMCG group in Belgium before joining SettleMint.

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Cassandre Vandeputte

SOLUTION ANALYST

Cassandre has earned her stripes in the blockchain innovation labs at Accenture before joining SettleMint this year.

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Tom De Block

Blockchain architect

One of the latest additions to the team. A serial entrepreneur with active companies in Belgium, Spain and eastern Europe and a strong background in quality assurance in large financial institutions across Europe.

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Edwin Kupura

Full Stack Developer

Kenia-based Edwin is a full stack javascript developer that works together with the technical team on bringing the best possible marketplace experience to our customers.

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Evans Gacheru

Frontend developer

Also Kenia-based Edwin assists the technical team in all matters frontend, focussing on the UX and flow of the marketplace.

Our Advisors

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Jonathan Johnson

President, Medici Ventures, Inc.
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Richard Kastelein

Blockchain News Publisher
Partner Cryptoassets Design Group

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Patrick Byrne

CEO, Overstock.com
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Lawrence Pluym

Investment Banker & Crypto trader
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Julien Marlair

Business Development and Innovation manager at Proximus