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WatermelonBlock

The Voice of the Market.

Thoughts and opinions drive behaviour in speculative markets. Recognizing the importance of influence, WatermelonBlock harnesses the power of AI to scan social and global media platforms, ranking the market sentiment of top cryptocurrencies and ICOs. WatermelonBlock provides real-time actionable insights and detailed contextual analysis for investors, at the press of a button.

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Empowering today’s investment decisions

WatermelonBlock is not just a proof of concept – it’s a working sentiment analysis application that puts user experience first. We give you the power of big data and AI powered sentiment analysis, in the simplest and most intuitive user experience. WatermelonBlock places the importance of information sharing and usability first, making cryptocurrency investment simple enough to fit any lifestyle, giving you an indication of how the market thinks and feels 24/7.

The currency that enables a data analysis ecosystem

WatermelonBlock’s user experience is made easy from start to finish. The WatermelonBlock Token (WMB) gives decision makers access to an ecosystem of sentiment analysis tools and AI trading tools. No complex fee structures – all prices are simple and transparent so that you can think less about costs and more about your market.

The gift of big data

Until today investors have needed to spend copious amounts of time reading and sorting large volumes of information to determine market opinions. WatermelonBlock helps investors stay on top of information in real-time, by ingesting multiple media and social media big data sets. Our proprietary algorithms make sure that accurate data is kept at the forefront.

IBM Watson

The Supercomputer

No ordinary algorithm can analyse the size of the data sets used by WatermelonBlock. That’s why we use the world’s most sophisticated AI platform – IBM Watson. Watson’s computing power allow WatermelonBlock to scan, categorize, weigh and analyse big data sets in seconds, providing real-time global sentiment insights.

Strategic Partnerships

Timeline

2018

Q2


  • Final stage development of WatermelonBlock the free iOS insights application.

Q3


  • The ICO public sale begins.
  • Release iOS and web based wallet.
  • Early stage development of WatermelonBot AI investment fund application.

Q4


  • Release of the premium version of WatermelonBlock insights app on iOS and Android, featuring ICO analytics and portfolio.
  • Release WatermelonBlock free iOS insights application.

2019

Q1


  • Launch of WatermelonBlock news service and proprietary investor confidence indexes.
  • Release of dossier of trading strategies that users have trialed using WatermelonBlock.
  • Launch of WatermelonAnalytics Business Sentiment Analysis Tool.

Q2


  • WatermelonBlock Sentiment Influencer accreditation program.

Q3


  • Release of WatermelonBot AI investment fund app on iOS, Android and web platform.

Q4


  • WatermelonBlock debit card release.

2020

Q1


  • Commence strategic partnerships with established crypto banks and lending platforms.

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400

Million

Total Supply

19

Million USD

Target Raise

Apps in Development

WatermelonBlock

App for Cryptocurrency Market
Sentiment Analysis

Users can begin analyzing the market immediately, with the WatermelonBlock app’s cutting edge market sentiment insights. Data is updated in real-time from trusted media sources, providing users with up-to date market information and streamlined news. Innovative features such as the Watermelon Index, MelonScore, Personalized Portfolio and WatermelonAlarm are designed to help investors make more accurate and better informed trading decisions.

Available for download Q4 2018

WatermelonAnalytics

Sentiment Analysis App for Business

Putting sentiment analysis to work for B2B markets, WatermelonAnalytics will allow businesses to search, analyse and compare individual phrases, hashtags or direct URLs to harness industry specific insights. Users can create their own customized index, allowing them to track not only the sentiment of any given brand, but the sentiment of certain phrases, products and releases. WatermelonAnalytics will be available free of subscription costs, rather adopting a ‘holding’ payment method. This requires users to hold a minimum of 5000 WatermelonBlocks in their wallet to activate services.

Dashboard

Building off the back of WatermelonBlock, WatermelonAnalytics will allow users to generate market differentiation in their own industry, on their own terms. Much like WatermelonBlock utilizes artificial intelligence to index the top ICOs and cryptocurrencies in the world, WatermelonAnalytics gives users access to the most comprehensive AI on the planet to build and customize their own index and control center.

Team

Say hello to the team

Elliot Rothfield

Director / UX Designer

Elliot is passionate about creating communities - particularly around empowering millennials. His background is in front end development and user experience and he has been the leading force behind the experiential design of the WatermelonBlock app suite. He also has a background of successful startup businesses and is co-founder of an international community and arts festival that has been running for 10 years.

Sonia Miles-Khan

Governance / COO

Sonia is a technology adoption strategist with a passion for financial services. Previously as a Senior Consultant in EYs Financial Services Technology Advisory Practice, she was a Global Subject Matter Advisor on FinTech. In this role she presented on FinTech industry panels and co-authored two white papers on the subject.
Sonia has also worked with multi-nationals to transform their enterprise technology strategies and has led IT architecture development as the Customer Relationship Manager of a multi-million dollar, high-tech startup.

Daniel Shani

CTO

With a background in scaled corporate cloud computing services and full stack solutions, Daniel brings a wealth of platform knowledge to the WatermelonBlock team. He is also the Director of Tech Head, a leading Australian cloud services provider and an accredited IBM business solutions partner.

Bill Angelidis

Blockchain Development Specialist

Bill is the founder and director of one of Asta, Australia’s largest and most well renowned Blockchain development agencies. As an entrepreneur and an executive business leader,
he is committed to applying his skills and experience where they can make the maximum impact, and helping others do the same.

Motti Peer

Public Relations

Experienced Co-Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the public relations and communications industry. Skilled in Entrepreneurship, Marketing Strategy, Strategy, Digital Marketing, and Social Media. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a MBA focused in Finance, Economics from Ono Academic.

Jason Lee

NEM Blockchain Consultant

Championing blockchain technology across the world and securing a place in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2018, Jason is no stranger to the Fintech space. Jason is the Global Director of Partnerships and Strategic Alliances with NEM.io. He is a deal-maker, community-builder and entrepreneur with a background in business development, client proposition, digital enablement, innovation and commercialisation consulting.

John Loizou

Internal Financial Consultant/Accountant

John is a partner and co-founder at Chronos Private, a boutique accounting firm specialising in SMEs and startups. He has over 10 years of finance experience and technical knowledge, with 6 years spent at international professional services firm, Grant Thornton.

Boris Peter Manitius

IBM Watson Specialist

Boris is in the Bluemix team as part of IBM‘s cloud division. He is an IBM Watson expert. Boris creates fantastic solutions utilizing the power of artificial Intelligence.

Aaron Newson

Cryptocurrency Specialist

Aaron has been working in the cryptocurrency space for three years. His private fund FTG capital has been highly succesful, financing multiple notable ICOs in their early stages.

Adrian Rich

Marketing Strategist

Adrian is a tactical thinker who views business problems through a strategic lens. After leaving TRO Agency as a National Training Manager, he coordinated the marketing efforts at Lightning Broadband, where he helped elevate the start up to one of Australia’s premiere NBN competitors.

Hélyette Geman Ph.D.

Expert in Quantitative Finance and Valuation of Exotic Securities

Hélyette GEMAN is a Professor of Mathematical Finance at Birkbeck, University of London where she is the Director of the Commodity Finance Centre and Research Professor at Johns Hopkins University. She is a graduate of Ecole Normale Superieure in Mathematics, holds a Masters degree in Theoretical Physics and a PhD in Probability from the University Pierre et Marie Curie and a PhD in Finance from the University Pantheon Sorbonne. In 1993, she became 'Professeur Agrege des Universites' in Management and Juridicial Sciences.

From 1988 to 1995, Hélyette Geman was Chair of the Finance Department at ESSEC Business School; from 1995 to 2005, she was the Director of the Masters program 'Security Markets, Commodity Markets and Risk Management' at the University Paris Dauphine, where she supervised many PhD students, including Nassim Taleb.

Salil Ahuja

IBM Watson Genius

Salil is the AI and cloud solutions technical lead at IBM. He works with enterprises to transform through cloud, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, machine learning, analytic and cognitive technologies.

Chris Moore

Software Development Manager

Chris is a driven and committed IT professional who's lived IT for the past decade right through the ranks. With a background in web development, he transitioned into enterprise consulting, project management and into Leadership and Management, all the while displaying dogged persistence and client focus.

Effi Shwintarsky

Head of Analytics

Effi has over 20 years experience in media and analytics. He is the Managing Director of The Nova Group, a specialised analytics consultancy. His areas of expert knowledge include; big data analytics, machine learning, IBM Watson Analytics implementation, customer centric design and predictive analysis.

Ali Pinch

Marketing Co-ordinator

Ali is a brilliant copy writer and the perfect go between for social media, ad spend, PR and community management. Ali comes from the Hedgehog agency and is making waves in the industry.

Viraj Evans

Data Scientist

As a lead data scientist for Quantium Viraj is experienced in analyzing and interpreting complex digital data.

Michael Blau

Web Developer

Michael is an experienced web developer and graphic designer. He has been woking in the industry for half a decade, founding his own design studio two years ago.

Yelena Galstyan

Social Media Manager

Hailing from a journalism background, Yelena has years of experience as a Content Curator at Milkman Agency and Digital Marketing Strategist at Asta. She's passionate about executing creative strategy and loves working with innovative new brands to make sure their voice is heard.

Sacha De Silva

Community Manager

Sacha developed a successful track record investing within various cryptocurrencies and digital asset markets. After gaining in-depth knowledge and valuable insights into the cryptocurrency and blockchain industries, he built strong networks and relationships within the community. Sacha utilizes his knowledge of the ecosystem and community at large to provide strategic advice to the space.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When is the token sale? Will there be a pre-sale?

The token sale will commence in July, 2018, with a pre-sale in May. The pre-sale is being held privately. If you are interested in participating in the pre-sale, contact us at hello@watermelonblock.io.

Where is the company registered?

The company is officially registered in Singapore under the name WATERMELONBLOCK PTE LTD and operates out of Melbourne, Australia.

Do you have a working application?

Yes, our application is currently being beta tested. Our Cryptocurrency analytics
application will be available in Q4 of 2018.

Will you have a whitelist / KYC / AML?

Yes, there will be a whitelist. The KYC / AML process will start well before the token sale and will be performed by a trusted 3rd party. Instructions will be sent via email.

Who is excluded from the token sale?

Residents of the United States of America, China and North Korea.

What job opportunities are on offer?

We are expanding our team. If you fall into any of the following categories:

Data Scientists
Financial Analysts
Organization Change management professionals
Mathematicians
Statisticians
Software Developers
Data Journalists
Operations Research Professionals

Contact us at hello@watermelonblock.io

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