HOQU
HOQU is a decentralized affiliate marketing platform. The aim of the project is to create a decentralized ecosystem, which will be used to build CPA services, ranging from affiliate programs to affiliate networks and related products.
HOQU is a decentralized affiliate marketing platform. The aim of the project is to create a decentralized ecosystem, which will be used to build CPA services, ranging from affiliate programs to affiliate networks and related products.
Project details
Incorporation status
HOQU LLP 5 Percy Street, London, England
Available project code
Stage
Concept. Release of the decentralized affiliate/advertiser application will be in March 2018.
Token description
ICO date:
27.11.2017 - 26.02.2018
Platform:
Ethereum
Role of token:
HQX token will perform an infrastructural function and is required for transactions between platform members. The rewards for affiliate networks and affiliates will have a fixed price in US dollars as well as a floating price in tokens.
Token price:
Main Sale: 27.11.2017 - 26.02.2018; 1 HQX = 0.0002 ETH or 1 ETH = 5,000 HQX.
  • Pre-Sale Dates: 13.11.2017 — 20.11.2017; 1 ETH = 7,000 HQX (bonus included). The bonus is 40% of the price in the main sale.
  • Bonus 20% for first 13,777,764 HQX.
  • Bonus 15% for second 13,777,764 HQX.
  • Bonus 15% for third 13,777,764 HQX.
Sum of tokens:
888 888 000 for the amount of 63 000 000$
Blockchain:
Ethereum
Consensus
method:
N/A
Escrow agent:
N/A
Accepted currencies ICO:
ETH , BTC , LTC
Bounty camping:
2% of total issuance (17,777,760 HQX) will be allocated to the bounty program, which will be distributed as follows: 39% Signature and Avatar campaign. 26% Content creation. 15% Translation and moderation. 20% Social media (https://bounty.hoqu.io - bonus is available if KPI is reached): Including Twitter, Facebook, Medium, Telegram, YouTube, Reddit, Instagram and WeChat.
Token distribution date
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Markets
https://tokenmarket.net/
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Investment attractiveness
Market
According to Rakuten Affiliate Network Affiliate Marketing Industry to Grow to $6.8 Billion Over Next Five Years with CAGR 10 percent between 2017 and 2020. According to the manager of the Neo@Ogilvy Singapore affiliate marketing service, William Hammer Jones, the biggest prospects for the development of CPA networks in the Pacific Rim countries are China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, and Australia. The reasons are economic growth in these countries in general, and e-commerce in particular. t the same time, high level of interest in these segment already attended by such players as Tune (Hasoffers), Mediatrust, Affise. Tune and Mediatrust raised to date $34M and $23M correspondingly from big name investors such as Accel. All this indicates signs of a high level of competition in the industry.
Product
On the HOQU platform, an advertiser can easily create affiliate offers, and the results of affiliate advertising campaigns will be stored in distributed registries (blockchain). Rewards will be paid through smart contracts that guarantee honesty and transparency of transactions. A smart anti-fraud system developed as part of the advertiser's decentralized application will not allow affiliates to engage in fraudulent activities, and independent, decentralized audit appeal centers will address any emerging, controversial issues. On the HOQU platform, one can use both a web application and a mobile app for iOS and Android.
Team
The project team was formed in Marketcall project (In 2015, the team set up an affiliate network for calling — Marketcall, which works using the performance-marketing model, where an advertiser pays only for results). The team members have many years of experience in PERFORMANCE MARKETING. The team consists of 21 people, with the majority of participants continuing to work in marketcall.ru and is engaged in the project HOQU in parallel.
Model
Two operation modes are possible on the HOQU platform: Direct interaction between advertisers and affiliates, and collaboration between advertisers and affiliates through interaction with affiliate networks. The HOQU ecosystem involves several key players: Merchant (advertiser); Affiliate (partner); Affiliate Network (partner network); Customer (client). HOQU has significant competitive advantages due to Blockchain:0.5% commission for transactions and the lack of intermediaries make the platform more profitable for advertisers and affiliates. In the HOQU system, user identification is carried out via the Civic, blockchain platform, which successfully addresses the problem of remote identification and can be integrated with other blockchain solutions. With blockchain technology and smart contracts, the reputation control system and CPA system, HOQU completely eliminates opportunity for fraud.
Finance
The total number of issued tokens will be 888,888,000 HQX, and no new tokens will be issued. If the hard cap is not reached by the end of the token sale, then all unsold tokens will expire. Hard Cap: 32,790 ETH or about $16.4M. HOQU also reveals the expense structure of given funds, allocating 19% for the design/development, 10% - for the Team, 17% -for the global expansion, 21% - for the marketing and 15% - for business function.
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