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Current ICO details

Start Date: 2018-2-7

End date: 2018-2-21

    • Category: Media
    • Token: CRNC
    • Platform: Ethereum
    • Type: ERC20
    • Initial price: 1 CRNC = 0.24 USD
    • Accepting:
    • Soft cap: 3,000,000 USD

Current – Get Paid To Play All Your Media

Current is an incentivized, blockchain-enabled streaming ecosystem that lets you choose how to stream and pay for your media.

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Current has created a digital token (CNRC) that uniquely rewards a person’s time, money spent, and data shared during the media streaming experience. This token can be used on a broad range of products, services, and in-platform ad- vertising.
By consolidating popular media networks into one place, Current already provides more than 160,000 users with a more convenient search and discovery experience. With the launch of CRNC, users will be rewarded for streaming content from their favorite networks like: Spotify, YouTube, SoundCloud, and more.1 The platform combines behavioral data points surrounding the types, times, and topics played by each person across multiple networks to serve up better recommen- dations than any single network alone.

Blockchain technology allows for a new system of transparent accounting that is needed for the instant valuation of time, data, and attention. The Current protocol aligns the interests of all stakeholders in the media consumption cycle to create network effects that drive adoption. By creating a new standard of exchange, Consumers get more choice in how they pay for media, both Creators and Curators get a new form of com- pensation, and Advertisers get more transparent accounting and audience information.
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The protocol interacts within the Current plat- form in addition to any other host media network. This introduces a new revenue stream and incentive mechanism for the host network giving it the ability to scale effectively. Over time, dev- elopers will leverage the identity profiles created for future blockchain based systems.

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Team

Dan Novaes

Co-Founder, CEO Dan has been profiled in Forbes, Entrepreneur, & Bloomberg TV for his entrepreneurial achievements. He's had two prior exits from companies generating tens of millions in revenue. Dan has been investing in the blockchain space since 2013.

Nick McEvily

Co-Founder, CPO With extensive experience leading software and design teams for the last eight years, Nick oversees the product design and development at Current. He has presented on blockchain technology and is an avid Ethereum and Bitcoin investor.

Kiran Panesar

Co-Founder, CTO Kiran has built and overseen sites that provide secure, scalable web services for tens of thousands of concurrent users, handling over 1 billion requests per month. He’s passionate about bringing the same scalability to decentralized technology.

Josh Moyer

Business & Marketing Manager Experienced across business development, UI/UX, research, and data analytics. Leveraging his unique skill set, he’s driven hundreds of thousands of downloads from the 13-24yr old market and facilitated partner-ships with major artists/influencers.

Joseph Wagner

Lead Backend Engineer Joe came to Current after spending time as an early employee at Groupon focused on launching new markets and products. He’s an active investor in cryptocurrencies and determined to bring blockchain technology into everyday life.

Steven Lee

Lead iOS Engineer Steven has performed research in machine learning combined with predictive algorithms to analyze financial data. Using his past knowledge will aid in the development of recommendation algorithms through Current.

Seamus Doheny

Curation Director Partner, Manifest Chicago Seamus has years of experience in the media space as a music video producer. At Current he oversees artist partnerships, creates original content, and maintains the highest curatorial standard.

Brian Ng

Economist & Mathematician Data scientist and former economics consultant at TGG, where he worked with leading economists including Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman, and Freakonomics author Steven Levitt.

William Ryan

Behavioral Economist, Stanford PhD An innovative consulting firm founded by a handful of the world's leading economists and psychologists including Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman, Freak-onomics author Steven Levitt, and former Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit.

Steven Myers

Director of Security Programs, Associate Professor of Computer Science & Informatics, Indiana University Expert in cryptography Complexity Theory, Probabilistic Combinatorics, Randomized Algorithms, Security, and Systems Security.

Amy Karr

Co-founder, Arclydia Group Forbes 30 Under 30 2x Crafted media messaging, strategic content and data-driven creative narratives for the last 8 years. Former VP Content and Strategy Directory at Starcom, Head of Strategic Partnerships for Hillary for America.

Jill Richmond

SVP, SparkPR/ SparkChain Advisor, consultant and thought-leader on emerging technologies coming to market, among them blockchain, artificial intelligence and digital platforms. Jill has over 15 years of experience focused on startups.

Shadi Paterson

Chief of Growth, The 8760

Ed Zitron

CEO/Founder EZPR Top 50 People in Tech PR 3x Author of 2 books, award winning PR strategist and founder of EZPR. Published by Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Eurogamer, PC Gamer and PC Zone.

Trey Ditto

Founder/ CEO, Ditto PR Formerly with AP in Dallas, handled communications for U.S. Congressman, Governor, & U.S. Secretary of Ed. Currently in NYC working with top PR firms, developing a loyal following of tech, policy, education, entertainment and finance clients.

Milestones

Q2 2017
Launch Current Platform 7 integrations including Spotify, YouTube, Facebook and more released on iOS
Q1 2018
Wallet & Protocol Development Current in-app wallet will be released and testing & development will begin on protocol
Q2 2018
Additional Video & Audio Integrations Increasing diversity of networks and media types offered.
Q3 2018
Launch Attribution Protocol Initially within the Current platform, then begin external implementation
Q1 2019
Decentralized Storage and Identity Profiles Implement a decentralized storage protocol and begin development on Identity Profiles

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