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ARAW: Payment for E-Commerce Ecosystem

Provides end-to-end solutions for E-Commerce Marketplace, Touch & Pay Cryptocurrency Card, Online Cryptocurrency Payment

stage Ended crowdsale

4.4 Rating

by 5 users


    • Employees6


    man Carlo Pascoli

    Co-Founder & Chief Platform Architect

    MSc in Computer Engineering, Carlo has been building software solutions and leading software engineering teams in world class companies like Shazam, IG and Thomson Reuters.
    In the last 15 years, he’s become an expert in distributed systems and mobile apps development, with a primary focus on the financial sector.
    Carlo always felt passionate about innovation and believes in the positive disruption represented by decentralised systems based on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.
    He thinks we are living the beginning of a revolution that will first impact the payment and e-commerce sectors and he wants to contribute to that.

    man Krutesh Shah

    Co-Founder & Chief Operations

    Krutesh is qualified and experienced Business Analyst worked with investment banks like BNP Paribas and Barclays where he was specialized in developing and aligning business models, managing people and projects and developing new products.
    He worked on shaping the vision and direction of the business and focus on designing business systems and processes that enable the successful implementation of the business strategy.
    Krutesh is Overseeing all operations and business activities to ensure they produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and mission of the company.

    Commercial specialties: Business development, Financial management, Operations management, Project management, Performance management, Business modelling.
    Technical specialties: Financial technology, Data modelling, Data analysis, Blockchain technology.

    man Dev Shah

    Chief Business Development

    Dev has a Finance Degree from Kingston Business School. He is an experienced ex-management consultant having worked at Deloitte, TSC, Compaq, and J.P.Morgan.
    He combines core skills with ‘in-depth’ knowledge of systems, processes, businesses and to build successful businesses across these numerous industries.

    Dev has a structured approach to management and a breadth of experience from business development to daily operations.
    As a serial entrepreneur, this will be his fourth involvement in a successful business. Previous businesses have executed successful marketing and operations under Dev’s watchful eye, and then gone on to greater heights.

    Dev's involvement with ARAW will be to lead the business development efforts which he is well versed with, having secured partnering agreements in over 40 different countries in his previous enterprises.

    man Manan Jobanputra

    Lead Blockchain Developer

    Manan has a Computer Science Degree.He is a lead blockchain developer and an expert in smart contracts.
    Manan has been full stack developer for many years and passionate about Blockchain and Crypto world!
    He has developed complex end-to-end systems using latest technologies like React, Node etc.

    man Maskim Boyko

    Infrastructure Engineer

    Maksim has diploma in Computer Science and PhD degree in physics from St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg,Russia.
    He is profficient in Linux administration, AWS Infrastructure, and DevOps with more then 10 years of solid experience.
    Maksim is an expert in Mathematics and Cryptography science.He has published 4 International Journal Papers.

    Roman Golovay

    Blockchain Developer

    Dimpy Ladva

    Senior Mobile Developer

    Jainesh Mehta

    Platform Developer

    Sagar Jobanputra

    Web Designer/Developer

    Ami Shah

    Senior QA Analyst


    man Jane Thomason

    Advisory Board Member

    Experienced CEO and thought leader in the applications of blockchain technology for social impact. She is a frequent commentator and blogger on blockchain and social impact and conference speaker globally.

    She published peer reviewed articles in 2017, on blockchain and climate finance and the poor and on blockchain as an accelerator for women’s and children’s health.

    Jane is an adviser to several blockchain startups with applications that solve global problems, and is currently working with collaborators to co-develop blockchain POCs in several emerging economies.

    She was a hackathon judge and mentor at London Blockchain Week, London Fintech Week and the Consensys Blockchain for Social Impact Coalition Hackathon.

    She is an advocate for the education and empowerment of women generally and #WomenInBlockchain.

    Dr Thomason is a Global Ambassador and Advisory Board member of the British Blockchain Association and a member of the Advisory Board of the Kerala Blockchain Academy.

    man John Wellman

    Bleep Plc, Group CEO

    John is the founder of Bleep UK Plc established in 1981 to distribute electronic cash registers.

    Today Bleep Pos solutions found in a variety of businesses from small cafés, fast food, casual dining, fine dining, bars , pubs, retail, hotels to stadiums such the Principality Stadium in Wales, Chelsea FC, Middlesbrough FC.
    In 2009, Bleep launched Web back office (WBO) in the cloud, well ahead of its time. At the London 2012 Olympics we installed over 1000 terminals linked to WBO, providing real-time sales and stock information.
    Bleep’s “Events Division” has become number one in the world for supplying Epos and Payment systems to the largest sporting events around the World. From FIFA World Cup in Brazil, 2015 Panam games in Toronto, Rugby World Cup, Wimbledon, The Open, 2016 Euro finals in France, Tour de France, Glastonbury, Isle of White festival, Commonwealth Games, 2016 Rio Olympics This year Bleep has added Formula 1 in 15 countries around the world in their portfolio.
    John will play a key role to make the ARAW Token’s vision succeed

    man Paresh Masani

    Platform Vision & Strategy

    Paresh is a Gold Medalist in Masters Degree in Computer Science from one of the most prestigious university in India, National Institute of Technology, Trichy.
    Having worked over 10 years as an Executive Director in Banking and Finance, Paresh will make a vital contribution to the Araw Platform’s future vision.
    Paresh possesses solid understanding of FinTech business and technology; and has a proven track record of running successful businesses.
    He is a technology geek and has worked as technical lead and full-stack developer for some of the critical Banking and Finance projects in the world!
    Paresh is an expert in security, cryptography, blockchain technology, and end-to-end system development.

    man Srinivas Anala

    Founder of Bloqwise

    Before becoming a true believer in Decentralised technology, Srinivas has a combined 10 Years of experience working for Industry Leading FinTech companies.
    He will bring his knowledge and experience to help Araw build decentralised payment for e-commerce ecosystem
    Srinivas founded Bloqwise to support growth and sustainability of blockchain ecosystem. He built an active and growing global community of blockchain developers, crypto currency investors and decentralised technology enthusiasts.
    Expert in providing technical guidance, blockchain technology, and community support.

    Kunjan Parmar

    Legal Advisor

    Jeremy Khoo


    Naviin Kapoor


    Crowdsale details

    Distribution of tokens
    • Crowdsale (70%)
    • Founders&Team (9%)
    • Advisers (3%)
    • Bounty&Airdrop (3%)
    • Reserve Pool (15%)
    Budget allocation
    • Research&Development (35%)
    • Customer Support (3%)
    • Security&Legal (10%)
    • Operations (15%)
    • Sales&Marketing (37%)
    Details Indicators
    Token Symbol ARAW
    Full Token Name ARAW Token
    Pre-crowdsale Start July 1st, 00:00 GMT+03:00
    Pre-crowdsale End July 31st, 00:00 GMT+03:00
    Crowdsale Start September 10th, 00:00 GMT+03:00
    Crowdsale End Hard cap is reached or November 9th, 00:00 GMT+03:00
    Crowdsale Hard Cap Fixed, $25000000
    Crowdsale Soft Cap Yes, $5000000
    Domain owner Individual

    Cost of the token

    1 token for 0.01 $

    Price without discounts

    Accepted currency

    • Ethereum

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    James Young July 16, 2018
    Rating of project


    An exciting project which surrounded by progressive technologies with high potential considering the market development. Another key thing is an excellent platform and App-Features which allows assessing the solution and its potential.

    Risks and disadvantages

    The main risk is an implementation piece which needs to be very well done in order to make a smooth working product.


    A great project which is underestimated and also is run by an experienced team, I trust this will find a lot of customers.

    Anne Bryn June 23, 2018
    Rating of project


    The project has community of about 73000 followers on its Twitter account and every post has 100 - 200 and more likes. Tokens allocated to the team, founders and reserve pool will be engaged in a lockup period (1 year). As long as no new tokens will be created, on-boarding merchants will have to buy ARAW tokens from token holders in order to join the community.

    Risks and disadvantages

    An informative and elaborated roadmap is a good way to show that a team has a clear strategy. I don't think that this roadmap is the best version of what this team is able to present.


    The project is highly rated by several rating companies. The team already has a working product, that has been implemented without blockchain support and now they intend to develop and expand the existing platform to the Ethereum Blockchain.

    Denys Serhiichuk June 22, 2018
    Rating of project


    The project pays high attention to the documents of the project. There are several types of Whitepaper: regular one, One Pager, Pitch Desk. They also available in other languages on Github. A significant advantage is the working MVP, a demo version, users can try demo version and check its functionality.

    Risks and disadvantages

    15 % of tokens are ket for the reserve pool. That is too much, in terms of possible token manipulation on the market. It would be also better if the project accepts other ways of payment, except regular Ethereum.


    The market definitely needs such project, where the payment system, one token, card is combined into one system. It is noticed, that the team is running ICO to develop the platform and not just to raise funds. Overall, I recommend the following project for investing.

    Sofia Medda June 21, 2018
    Rating of project


    Detailed statistics will be given to merchants, so businesses will be able to understand customer's behavior and to plan their short and long term business goals. This solution will help to attract more retailers and merchants. Unified reward system is designed for users to be able to redeem tokens earned from one merchant to purchase items from another merchant.

    Risks and disadvantages

    According to the information in the Whitepaper a coalition of supportive
    merchants is already built. I think it's a great advantage compared to other projects. But disadvantage is that this very important information is not presented in details.


    It is expected that merchants will be left with no choice, but to be part of the growing blockchain economy in the near future. I think this project has a good chance to become a leader in this sphere.

    Elish Jah June 04, 2018
    Rating of project


    Brilliant idea! Great team of professionals with links to their websites. Well-thought website. White paper is translated to a bunch of languages. Well-planned, neat Business Paper. Clear Business strategy and Roadmap. MVP. Community/Media numbers are good.

    Risks and disadvantages

    High Competition.


    Araw definitely looks like the project that will have a bright future. No doubt, investors should consider this opportunity.


    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is ARAW token?

    The ARAW token is a utility based token specifically designed for the global E-commerce marketplace. ARAW token works as unified rewards as well as mode of payments for both online and retail outlets.

    Where is company based?

    ARAW UK Ltd is incorporated in London, United Kingdom

    What is token symbol?


    What is the token type & platform?

    Token type is ERC20 and it will be based on Etheruem platform.

    Who can not participate?

    US and Chinese citizens will not be able to participate in the ARAW Token ICO.
    We also plan to comply with restrictions placed on citizens of other nations and will continue to monitor the legal environment closely.

    Do you have MVP available to test?

    We have Araw E-Commerce Platform demo ready for testing. Please check Araw MVP Demo

    What currency you will be accepting?

    We will accept only ETH. Please subscribe for updates for additional information.

    Is there a bonus/discount?

    There are bonuses during the ICO presale phase and crowdsale. Please subscribe for updates for additional information.

    What is maximum number of tokens that will be created?

    5,000,000,000 ARAW – 5 Billion ARAW

    Is there a whitelist?

    Yes. We will be releasing whitelist registration and KYC information soon. Please subscribe for updates to don't miss anything.

    Does ARAW Token Sale require KYC?

    ARAW aims to be as credible and compliant as possible in everything it does, including KYC verification. In order to participate in the ARAW token sale, you must complete KYC process. We will be releasing whitelist registration and KYC information soon. Please subscribe for updates to don't miss anything.

    What is the minimum amount to contribute in the token sale?

    Minimum is 0.2 Ether during the crowdsale. For pre-sale, minimum Ether will be 10 ETH

    Is there a lock-up period for Team and Advisors?

    Coins that are allocated to the team and advisors will be in lock-up for 1 year.

    Which exchanges will list the ARAW token?

    We are working closely with our advisors to be fully compliant and well positioned for being listed on exchanges.
    Furthermore, we have engaged early on in conversations with exchanges. For strategic reasons, we will only disclose names once 100% confirmed.

    How can I get involved?

    If you haven’t already, join our Telegram channel to chat directly with the team and community.