Updated Mar 29, 2019

Security Token Accelerator

https://staccelerator.com

Alexey Shadrin

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End-to-end platform for compliant issuance and investment in tokenized assets of smart sustainable city innovations with multi-level investors protection.

Security Token Accelerator is a platform for fundraising and investment, built on top of Ethereum blockchain. It allows compliant investment in digital assets of promising technological startups, providing additional protection to the investor side. There are three main roles on the platform: project, manager and investor. First, the project applies to be listed on the platform, fills in the ...
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Security Token Accelerator is a platform for fundraising and investment, built on top of Ethereum blockchain. It allows compliant investment in digital assets of promising technological startups, providing additional protection to the investor side. There are three main roles on the platform: project, manager and investor. First, the project applies to be listed on the platform, fills in the blanks and uploads all the required documents. Our managers accelerate the project using the built-in CRM system. Our DD team verifies the project and gives it permission for listing or identifies its weak spots and gives practical advice for improvement. The platform allows projects structurize an investment round and issue scurity tokens backed by real assets. Investors may choose the preferable projects according to different criterias and invests in them. Projects recieve money in tranches, with the whole process being fully transparent and secure. Investors are able to monitor the financial status and development of the project and measure the impact of their investments. Investors are able to vote online on additional funding of the project and other strategic matters.
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Stage 3: Proof of Concept

During 2018 our team has conducted extensive research and development, and now our innovation has a working MVP, and we're in the process of onboarding two first pilot projects.

Focus Areas:

Financial Sector & Investment, Blockchain, All Sectors and 6 MoreSEE ALL

Financial Sector & Investment, Blockchain, All Sectors, Environment, Mentoring/Coaching, Urbanization, Social & Micro Finance, Entrepreneurship and Digital Inclusion & ConnectivitySEE LESS

6
Key Partners
25
Customers
12
Employees
$450,000
Funds Raised to Date

Problem

SDGs-oriented projects from developing countries are struggling to attract investment from VCs and impact investors because of the lack of transparency and trust, inefficiency of existing investment strategies.

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Solution

We offer an innovative blockchain-based crowdinvesting infrastructure that enables both retail and institutional investors from around the world to invest in digital assets of impact, sustainability and smart city projects. Our solution provides impact projects with an alternative method to raise funds and an efficient tool for accountability, as well as democratises VC market by giving access to impact investment opportunities to investors with smaller cheques.

Target Beneficiaries

- Projects and small/medium enterprises that want to bring real change to the world and need to raise fund for further development and scaling - Investors that need to get access to promising projects and track the impact of their investments - Worldwide cities where the projects will implement their solutions

Mission and Vision

Our mission is to facilitate growth of the worldwide ecosystem of smart and sustainable cities by giving most promising projects access to capital for developing their innovations that facilitate the implementation of SDGs ( #8, #10, #11, #13, #3, #7, #2 etc.) worldwide. We accelerate the adoption of digital securities technologies and create bridges between innovations and capital by organizing international communities of fellow-thinkers.

Competitive Advantage

1. Easy project onboarding, structured and comprehensive representation of project information on the listing page. 2. Customized system to filter and sort out projects (e.g. compliance with Sustainable Development Goals, various industries, etc.) 3. DAICO system empowering investors to control gradual funds allocation to the projects in accordance with the roadmap steps fulfilment, which minimizes the risk of projects development 4. Project impact tracking and reporting framework with IoT sensors and drones (optional). 5. In-house digital unit (stablecoin) representing real currency rates (USD, EUR, etc.) to hedge currency risks and enable investment in any currency, including crypto on the platform. This enables investment into projects from investors all around the world and supports financial inclusion 6. Built-in CRM with multiple user roles with varying functionality, including the role of a custodian, broker-dealers etc.

Planned Goals and Milestones

Conclude strategic partnerships with funds, projects and cities around the world to further develop smart sustainable cities ecosystem. Acquire investments to some of our portfolio projects in the sphere of smart buildings and healthcare.
Funding Goal3,000,000
Projected Cumulative Lives Impacted30,000
New Implemented CountriesChina, United Arab Emirates
Recruit5 developers, 1 sales director, 3 sales reps
New FeatureSecondary P2P trading, ERC-1400 integration, KYC/AML integration, STO Convertible Notes, STO Debt

The Team Behind the Innovation

CEO/Co-founder Alexey Shadrin: Blockchain expert, involved in DLT-projects since 2016, serial entrepreneur, green investment&sustainability evangelist, key-note speaker that presented at international climate and blockchain conferences. CBDO/Co-founder Maxim Avdeev: CBDO Life.SREDA VC, founder and CEO Qiwi Platform, founder of fintech accelerator InspiRussia with a rich experience of accelerating tech and fintech startups.

Milestone

Mar 2019
Recognition ReceivedPENDING
Mar 2019
New Product Or Service
Stablecoin & DAICO mechanism introduced
Feb 2019
New Product Or Service
SDGs-alignment & Impact Measurement functions added
Apr 2018
Key Partnership
Research
ORGANIZATIONLife.Sreda
Mar 2018
Key Partnership
Research
Feb 2018
Created

Supporting Materials

STA-Info-DECK-29.03.pdf