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Ubex - Artificial Intelligence in Advertising

Ubex - global decentralized advertising exchange. The mission of Ubex is to create a global advertising ecosystem with a high level of mutual trust and maximum efficiency. Advertisers can automatically purchase ad slots using the Ubex system. Payment is made upon fulfillment of targeted actions by users. Procurement of advertising takes place in real time using programmatic technology on the basis of neural networks with the application of smart contracts.

  • Category Machine Learning & AI
  • Websitewww.ubex.com
  • Project Type Token
  • White PaperOpenOpen White Paper
  • PlatformEthereum Ethereum
  • Bitcoin TalkOpenOpen Bitcoin Talk
  • Jurisdiction Switzerland
Tags
Machine Learning & AI
Start Date
May 21st 2018 14:00 UTC
LDays
IHours
VMins
ESecs
End Date
August 13th 2018 14:00 UTC
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Restricted Countries
Iran
United States
Tokens for sale
2,880,000,000

Team

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Artem Chestnov
CEO and Co-founder
Artem is a serial entrepreneur with background in marketing, mainly focused on the European market. Artem graduated INSEAD MBA in France and Singapore and spent most of his career in Netherlands and Belgium, being head of marketing and innovations for major consumer goods company (sales volume of 56 bln USD in 2017, budget under personal management 40m USD). Participated in various top-management roles in a number of Tech and Blockchain projects, including LAToken, Reborn and Medviser.
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Daniel Biesuz
Head of Legal and Co-founder
Daniel Biesuz has built his career in the legal space, helping the M&A process of companies in Switzerland. He was consulting companies in the blockchain and ICO space, and after meeting with Artem, he decided to contribute time and money into idea of AI-based advertisement. His experience with previous projects, like Global Blockchain Technology Fonds, Lapo Blockchain and InsurePal and helped kick-start the legal and contribution block.
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Dan Gartman
CTO
Dan was raised in a family of engineers. Being a mathematically gifted child, he released his first game at the age of 12. After graduation, he researched electromagnetic waves and physics of solid objects and worked as a web developer at the same time. During the first five years of his professional career, he mastered C++, PHP and Javascript as a basis for his work and research. Throughout the next 6 years, he engaged in research of artificial neural networks and their influence on internet technologies. Over the last two years, he added decentralization to his work spectrum and implemented a model for speech recognition. He always looks for challenges, and a decentralized marketing exchange is an astounding opportunity to demonstrate his impressive skills.
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Andrew Rippon
COO
Blockchain expert advisor to governments, corporations and real estate developers. An ex-advisor to Smart Dubai Office, an initiative of the Executive Office of HH Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Worked with Governments, real estate developers and Telcos to enhance cities through clever ICT services based on Data Orchestration / Big Data, Predictive Analytics, Integrated Operations Centres and Innovation on the Smart City project.
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Kathrin Anthony
Head of Global Sales
Economics graduate with an MBA in finance management from California State University. Based in Switzerland and actively involved in developing ICO markets and crypto funds offering. Active member of the Crypto Valley in Zug. Has over 20 years of experience in sales and business development management. From 2005 to 2010 acted as Head of a division at McGraw-Hill Platts, leading distribution and licensing of the Market on Close (MOC) commodities trading platform. In 2010, joined RTS Exchange as Global Business director and Head of office in London to maximize revenues from equity and derivatives trading products from EU and US institutional contributors.
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Cooz Komei Tokita
Director Business Development
Japanese-American from Los Angeles, California, endowed with a Western and Eastern cultural background. Built the first local Bitcoin exchange in Japan in 2013 and other business ventures such as pharmaceutical tech, auto sales, personal finance/asset planning, and real estate. Early adopter of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Author of confidential reports for government and regulatory authorities. Represents the Cryptos Fund, a regulated cryptocurrency index fund following the CCI30 that tracks the top 30 digital assets that make up 90% of the market.
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Alberto Maiorana
Strategic Partnerships
Alberto has 15+ years experience in marketing and business development with a deep vision of the international business and a specific focus on consumer goods and sports & entertainment. He has been working with some of the biggest brands such as GM, Star Wars, English Premier League, KHL, UEFA Champions League and on the international level, particularly across Europe. His specialty is launching new products, setting up and growing distribution and forging commercial partnerships. Alberto has also been directly involved in two startups and executed respective successful exits.
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Iyke Aru
Community director Africa
Iyke is the leading blockchain educator in Africa. He is also a writer and crypto contributor in several successful ICOs. Iyke has 15 years of experience in both mainstream and internet contribution. He writes about cryptos for various top blockchain and crypto news resources.
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Alex Korobkov
IR director
Alex is a professional contribution & strategy officer, successful entrepreneur, crypto contributor, ICO and VC advisor possessing more than 18 years’ cumulative experience in top management positions in venture capital and private equity (VC&PE), Information and communication technologies (ICT), IT & business consulting in 13 international markets in such companies as Vimpelcom, SAP, i-Free, 4Blocks Capital Partners.

Developers

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Igor Selivanov
Senior Full-Stack & Blockchain Engineer
Igor has been fond of science and computer games since childhood, and as early as school demonstrated outstanding abilities in computer science, in particular, in the field of choosing non-trivial algorithms for solving problems. At the university, he developed desktop applications in C ++ using the Qt library. After graduation from university, he worked in finance in several companies, where he took part in major projects involving the development of websites, corporate CRM and billing systems. Recently, he is actively working on projects using blockchain technology. The technology stack includes the following programming languages: GoLang, C ++, Qt, Java, Javascript, Solidity, ReactJS. He also studies computer security and built a "smart home" from scratch in his spare time.
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Alex Zhmurin
Senior Javascript Engineer
Alex studied information technologies as a hobby, and after graduation from university, he chose website development as his profession. He spent several years studying Javascript to create convinient and rich user interfaces. He now has more than 10 years of practical experience in the field of development and demonstrates a solid knowledge in the field of Javascript Prototype, jQuery, ReactJS, Material-UI and Redux. He is fond of sports and computers, he is currently studying modeling of human behavior with the help of neural networks.
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Eugeny Matveev
Full-Stack Engineer
After graduation from university, Eugene underwent practice in a design studio, where he studied HTML, CSS, jQuery. He later had much hands-on experience developing websites in PHP. Since 2015, he prefer separate a front-end techniques (VanillaJS, Vue) from a back-end ones (PHP, Ruby).
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Igor Vatamaniuc
Javascript Front-end Engineer
Igor beleives that user interfaces are a central point of the internet technologies that is why he is a world-recognized professional in the development of web interfaces. He has achieved great success in the development of the visual component of websites, such as prototypes of pages, HTML, CSS, animation on Javascript. If you enjoy visiting some website probably it is a work of Igor.

Advisors

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Michael Gord
Technical Advisor
Michael is a serial Blockchain entrepreneur and has founded or co-founded companies including MLG Blockchain, StratX and AirdropX, among others. Michael graduated from Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with a concentration in entrepreneurship, marketing and information systems.
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Ismail Malik
Marketing Advisor
Ismail is the founder of Blockchain Lab and the publisher of ICO Crowd magazine. He is one of the first enthusiasts of Blockchain in London and has been working in the industry since early 2013. Ismail is among the best connected persons in the industry, helping projects develop with his teams based in London and Seoul. He is responsible for helping Ubex with its marketing strategy and execution, as well with talent acquisition.
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Arie Orlovsky
Advisor Israel
Arie Orlovski is graduate of Technicon in Israel and studied together with Artem in INSEAD in France. He is a seasoned entrepreneur, strategy consultant, technologist and business development executive.
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Urs Bolt
Advisor
Urs Bolt has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, mainly in wealth management, investment banking and related technology businesses. His main focus is helping FinTech & RegTech companies and financial service providers with business strategy reviews, product development and markets. Urs is constantly ranked as a top FinTech influencer in Switzerland and globally in RegTech.
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David Jeong-hun LIM
Advisor for China & Korea
David has 15+ experience in business development in Asia. He is a native Korean who has lived in China for more than 10 years. He is an INSEAD MBA who studied with Artem in France. He is a business development director for China in one of major global logistics companies. He worked on various marketing and investment projects for Korean government in Seoul before his MBA. His working experience covers both private companies and government authorities. David lived and worked Shanghai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Jakarta, and Seoul. Currently, he is based in Shanghai and keen to develop a new business with digital transformation. He is writing his first book about China's digital transformation, which will be published in 2019.
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Sergio Pereira
Advisor
Sergio Pereira is a financial expert with over 15 years of experience. Ever since graduating from Imperial College London with an Electric and Electronic Engineering and Management degree and an MBA in Business Administration from INSEAD, Sergio has worked in various industries from automotive manufacturing to Consulting. Throughout his career, Sergio has occupied management positions in such prominent companies as Toyota and BCG before co-founding the ComparaJá financial comparison platform in 2015 and acting as its managing director to present.
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Sergiu Draganus
Advisor
Sergiu Draganus is a serial entrepreneur and IT specialist with over 18 years of experience. Throughout his career, Sergiu has occupied a variety of positions in companies from various industries. He has served as a CEO, Concept Architect, Board member and technical advisor for leading IT companies and ranking agencies and crypto projects. The companies he has worked in include such eminent names as Virtual Invest, eRanker, BoostIT, IPSX, Swiss Crypto Exchange AG and others. He also the Co-Founder of CryptoCoin.Pro.
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Ali Kassab
Advisor
Ali Kassab, is a self-made businessman and serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience across multinational cloud software and digital payment companies. His expertise is nurturing and building entrepreneurship ecosystems in the MENA region from scratch. He is an innovator and technology enthusiast. He has led successful projects in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.
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Javier Gonzalez
Advisor
Javier Gonzalez has a wealth of experience as a startup founder. He is a former Rocket Internet MD and currently provides boutique advisory services post-seed for ventures. Javier holds an MBA from INSEAD, as well a Telecommunications Engineer Masters from ENSEA in France and Systems Analysis at the University of Miami and other professional certificates.
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Mickey Choi
Blockсhain Advisor
Mickey Choi has been serving as a representative of the stock market community in Korea and has been presenting his experience as a small shareholder in various business fields since 2007. Currently, he has experience in blockchain as an early investor and businessman who is involved in ICO project analysis, marketing, incubation and consulting for investors in many countries around the world. Mickey is an expert on the Korean market and has been involved in its blockchain integration and development for several years.

UBEX Token Distribution

  • Distributed to Community2,880,000,000 UBEX72.00%
  • Team & Advisors (1 Year Lock Up)600,000,000 UBEX15.00%
  • Reserve400,000,000 UBEX10.00%
  • Bounty (1 Month Lock Up)120,000,000 UBEX3.00%

Milestones

  • Q4 2016

    Creation of an advertising platform for promoting Payday Loans

  • Q1 2017

    Development of integration tools to link marketing campaigns with publishers’ websites

  • Q3 2017

    Introduction of an API interface for use by publishers to register advertising space

  • Q4 2017

    Addition of new types of advertising tools and customization of widgets

  • Q1 2018

    Introduction of advertiser auctions

  • Apr 2018

    Development of the exchange smart contract prototype for the storage of basic information

  • May 2018

    Launch of the desktop and mobile Alpha versions of the Advertiser application

  • Aug 2018

    Launch of the desktop and mobile Alpha versions of the Publisher application

  • Oct 2018

    Development of the system’s neural core prototype and initial training of the neural networks

  • Nov 2018

    Introduction of smart contracts capable of storing neural network adjacent coefficients in the blockchain

  • Dec 2018

    Introduction of an API prototype for sharing training data in exchange for rewards (data mining)

  • Jan 2019

    Launch of the Beta versions of Advertiser and Publisher applications

  • Mar 2019

    Release of the initial versions of operational applications and smart contracts

Questions

Why is your company going to succeed?

Because Ubex is offering a unique merger of blockchain, neural networks and AI for the advertising industry and is granting it the opportunity for efficiency.

Where did your team members meet originally?

During one of the blockchain events in Switzerland, Ubex founder Artem Chestnov met the future CTO and head of legal, Guy and Daniel, and formed a team.

What are the top five risks you see for your business?

The risks are regulations in certain Asian countries, competitors, blockchain infrastructure failures, cryptocurrency bans, technological development delays.