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Gilgamesh: Knowledge-sharing social network platform

The platform empowers readers, critics, and authors to socially connect and exchange knowledge

stage Ended crowdsale

4.3 Rating

by 9 users


    KPLs

    • Employees5

    Team

    4
    man Mahdi Pedram

    Founder & Software Architect

    Entrepreneur, Software Architect, Full Stack Software Engineer, UI Architect, and Ethereum Smart Contract Developer with over 10 years of experience in software development and front-end technologies. Main Architect, and engineer of many complex enterprise level web applications, and single page applications.
    Mahdi is obsessed with writing clean and extensible code, building blockchain-based applications and distributed systems to push the humanity forward.

    man Mo Vahedi

    Product Manager & Solution Delivery Lead

    Product Manager, Solution Delivery Lead, and SDLC expert with a background in Computer Science and Software Development, possessing over 7 years of professional experience leading and delivering enterprise and customer facing Apps in the Aerospace and Technology industries.
    Beside App Development, Mo is a Blockchain enthusiast and is focused on next generation Blockchain-based Applications, and Cryptocurrencies.

    man Atefe Mosayebi

    Software Engineer & Project Manager

    Atefe is passionate about building great software and applying technology to improve humanity. She is experienced in software design and development and has a solid foundation in computer science, algorithms, data structures, and software design and relational databases and SQL development.
    Her interests include cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, large-scale distributed systems, and web applications.

    man Ali Rasekh

    Director of Operations & Security Manager

    Ali is a blockchain enthusiast with a background in cyber security and technology management. He has lead many federal and international technology projects for consulting firms such as Deloitte and Accenture. As a cyber security expert, Ali holds multiple security certifications such as Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and Certified Information System Security (CISSP). He is currently focused on the cyber security aspect of blockchains and crypto currencies, and is working on several blockchain security research studies.


    Advisors

    4
    man Nathan Christian

    Blockchain & ICO Advisor

    Technical expert in Blockchain-based accounting and financial applications.
    Serial entrepreneur with over 35 start-ups in his portfolio.
    Initial Coin Offering (ICO) strategy, development, venture capital investment, consulting and advising. Top 10 ranked ‘People of Blockchain’. Accomplished blockchain and fintech international public speaker.
    MBA from the Ohio State University.

    man Kumar Gaurav

    Blockchain & Business Advisor

    Kumar Guarav has been recognized across the world for his extraordinary influence on the evolution of blockchain technology.
    In 2016, Kumar founded Cashaa, a blockchain-based payment and banking platform, which is already ranked among the top 100 blockchain companies in the world.
    Kumar also serves as Chairman of Auxesis Group, an internationally-known blockchain development company. Kumar uses his extraordinary skills and experience to advise many blockchain startups and incubators.

    man Douglas Park

    Legal & Business Advisor

    Douglas Park is a transactional and securities attorney who has been named to the Super Lawyers list in Northern California in Business/Corporate law. Doug has advised boards of directors and executives on corporate governance matters. He has taught Starting Startups at Stanford University. Doug holds an AB magna cum laude with highest honors in Sociology from Harvard College, a PhD in Business from Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a JD from University of Michigan Law School.

    man Reza Dibadj

    Legal & Business Advisor

    Reza Dibadj is an accomplished corporate and securities attorney who has published over thirty articles in law journals and publications like the Financial Times. He has taught and advised extensively on securities litigation, business entities, and enterprise liability. Reza earned an AB magna cum laude in Electrical Engineering from Harvard College, a MBA, with distinction, from Harvard Business School, and JD magna cum laude from Harvard Law School.





    Crowdsale details

    Distribution of tokens
    • Token Sale Purchasers (25%)
    • Founders (20%)
    • Early contributors & Advisors (5%)
    • Retained by Gilgamesh (20%)
    • Users in the Gilgamesh Platform (30%)
    Budget allocation
    • Employees (65%)
    • Operations (16%)
    • Marketing (13%)
    • Legal (6%)
    Details Indicators
    Token Symbol GIL
    Full Token Name GIL Token
    Crowdsale Start January 15th, 00:00 GMT+03:00
    Crowdsale End Hard cap is reached or March 26th, 00:00 GMT+03:00
    Crowdsale Hard Cap Fixed, 12500 ETH
    Crowdsale Soft Cap Yes, 1250 ETH
    Domain registration date 2017-08-14
    Domain owner Registration Private, Domains By Proxy, LLC, DomainsByProxy.com 14455 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale, Arizona, UNITED STATES

    Cost of the token

    1200 tokens for 1 eth

    Price without discounts

    Bonuses

    Crowdsale
    Bonus Dates Minimum purchase amount
    27% January 15 — 21, 2018
    24% January 22 — 28, 2018
    21% January 29 — February 04, 2018
    18% February 05 — 11, 2018
    15% February 12 — 18, 2018
    12% February 19 — 25, 2018
    9% February 26 — March 04, 2018
    6% March 12, 2018 — March 18, 2019

    Accepted currency

    • Ethereum


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    Phil Zander April 06, 2018
    Rating of project
    4.3

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    Xiuli Wang April 05, 2018
    Rating of project
    4.2

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    Lisa Dominguez April 05, 2018
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    4.0

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    Natsumi Iwata April 05, 2018
    Rating of project
    4.2

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    Kate Konovalova March 29, 2018
    Rating of project
    4.2

    Advantages

    The team consists of professionals, as well as expert consultants, this is a big plus. Created its own token, there are discounts and bonuses.

    Risks and disadvantages

    It seems to me that the timeframes presented in the road map are slightly stretched, after a year, a more innovative solution will be required.

    Comments

    The idea of communication between the author and the reader in real time is interesting. This will help to prove yourself to young readers without going to the publishing house.

    Denys Serhiichuk March 27, 2018
    Rating of project
    4.2

    Advantages

    Gilgamesh is a secure platform. With its help, readers will be able to communicate interactively. Thus, the project will bring great benefit to authors, readers, large and small suppliers of publishing services. The ease of acquiring information is another plus. Buy and sell information will be available to all interested participants.

    Risks and disadvantages

    There are no agreements with any publish companies. Strong partners are definitely needed.

    Comments

    Reading books is quite popular, and the opportunity to discuss these books and reviews on them with like-minded people and even authors is great. I am sure that there will be a lot of users who will be very interested in this platform.

    Andrew Robinson March 20, 2018
    Rating of project
    4.5

    Advantages

    The application will unite different people interested in this field. Authors will be able to freely share their books.

    Risks and disadvantages

    will need to ensure compliance with copyright to avoid problems.

    Comments

    The project has a future. It will be interesting to contact the author of the book in real time. It will also be easier for young writers to succeed.

    Leysan Gilfanova March 20, 2018
    Rating of project
    4.5

    Advantages

    Makes it much easier for writers to publish books and find services without the interference of the publishers.
    The business model is logical and profitable.

    Risks and disadvantages

    It is possible that publishers could provide more legal assistance to writers that independent platform or servicer, so many authors will seek to have publisher instead of join platform anyway.

    Comments

    This project deserves existence as a community place for authors, readers and service providers.

    Veronika Arbisman March 15, 2018
    Rating of project
    5.0

    Advantages

    Will help wide range of people interested in same sphere and already divided on subgroups share their knowledge and be useful for each other.

    Risks and disadvantages

    Questions of plagiarism would be raised up at some point.

    Comments

    Platform will already unite groups that share the same ideas or are busy in same work fields, what definitely will be quite helpful. On top of that, very actual question of real-time feedback and reviews are brought up. That definitely will help a lot in time, money and nerves saving. As additional plus - great opportunities to young authors to show themselves, as well as to editors to find new talents.

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    FAQ

    Gilgamesh Platform

    What is the Gilgamesh Platform?

    At its core, Gilgamesh is a self-governing, knowledge-sharing social network platform powered by Ethereum smart contracts, IPFS and blockchain technology to create a secure, fair, and engaging ecosystem that connects readers, critics, authors, and self-publishing service providers to influence the book industry and remove the role of publishers as the middleman between the flow of knowledge from authors to readers.

    What problem does the Gilgamesh Platform solve?

    There is a gap in the market for a cohesive knowledge-sharing platform that enables book readers and authors to connect and engage with one another. The Gilgamesh Platform will enable readers to not only socialize and explore, but also to find, review, and purchase books. It simplifies the process of sharing and gaining knowledge.

    Authors benefit from a relationship with their readers by gaining constructive feedback while simultaneously encouraging a discourse and cultivating a love of learning.

    Service providers need advertisement space that reach authors so they can make self-publishing an affordable, reliable form of publication.

    Publishers limit the interactions between readers, authors, critics, and self-publishing service providers. The Gilgamesh Platform removes the communication barriers established by eliminating the publisher as a middleman. As a result, the platform gives readers, critics, and authors an opportunity to control the book market.
    Authors can break free of a monopolizing business partner (publishers) and gain full control of their work.

    What's Gilgamesh Platform roadmap?

    Release Plato – Research & Development
    Plato is the earliest version of the iOS application that will be released to the public.

    iOS application were users can socialize, add books to their profile, follow book readers and authors, write reviews and earn GIL tokens
    Please, read our detailed roadmap.

    Why use blockchain technologies?

    For decades authors had to work with their business partners (publishers) to publish and distribute books. Publishers are nothing more than a middleman that overcomplicates the process, infringes on authors' rights, and takes advantage of the power they hold in the market.

    A "standard" book contract does the following:

    Gives the publisher the right to the manuscript, whether published or not.
    Publishers can negotiate discounts on the cover price without the approval of the author, but the author's royalty will be cut
    Publisher can settle lawsuits on behalf of the author but often charge the author for the settlement fee.


    It is time to solve this problem and help authors to take full ownership of their work. IPFS is peer to peer hypermedia protocol and a cryptographic hash that will be used to store critical information such as book files and user information, IPFS is a great match for blockchain based software, we can store large amount of data with IPFS and insert immutable IPFS link into the blockchain transactions or smart contract, this can secure and timestamp our content without having to put the data on the blockchain.

    Ethereum smart contract will be used to create ERC20 standard token, GIL token allows holders to stake their tokens to vote on new features or changes to the platform.

    Ethereum smart contracts, IPFS, and blockchain technologies creates a transparent, censorship-free and secure ecosystem for the book market.

    Will be an android release?

    Yes, we are also considering to develop an android app.
    However, the iOS app will be developed and launched first.

    Gilgamesh Platform Token - GIL Token

    What is a GIL Token and how does it work?

    GIL token is an ERC20 standard token based on Ethereum blockchain powered by smart contract technology.
    GIL token is a utility token that can be used as a unit of account between book readers, authors, critics and service providers on the Gilgamesh Platform.
    The tokens can be used to buy goods or services--such as books or publishing services available through the platform--or can be held by users for voting power to govern the platform.
    There is no promise or suggestion of future performance, nor will GIL tokens hold a particular value. GIL tokens give no rights in the company and do not represent participation in the company. GIL tokens are sold as a utility token or a functional goods. GIL tokens are meant only for experts in cryptographic tokens and blockchain-based software systems. GIL tokens should not be used for investment purposes.

    How will governance work?

    Token holders can stake their GIL tokens to vote on and propose new changes to the platform. Each GIL token represents a voting share. Voting shares will be proportional to the number of staked tokens.
    Voting shares will be used to create consensus on proposed changes and features for the Gilgamesh platform.
    Check Gilgamesh Platform Voting DAPP on Ropsten test network.

    Can I mine GIL tokens?

    No.

    GIL Token Launch and Fund Use

    What is the total supply of GIL tokens?

    The total supply varies and is based on the amount of Ether that will be raised during the token sale. The number of tokens will be fixed after the token sale and will not change. There will be maximum 72 Million GIL tokens minted after the token sale.

    What will happen to unsold tokens?

    There will be maximum of 18 Million GIL tokens minted during the token sale for the token purchasers.
    tokens will get mitnted as they get sold. in case we don't sell all 18 million tokens, there won't be any need to burn tokens since they won't be created in the first place.

    When will the token sale end?

    The token sale will end when either one of the following occurs:
    1- 18 Million GIL tokens have been minted and sold to token purchasers.
    2- Hard Cap has been reached (12,500 ETH)
    3- End block has been reached (Block #5306365)

    What are the Restricted Countries?

    Countries and territories where transactions in respect of, or with use of, digital tokens fall under the restrictive regulations are not allowed to participate on Gilgamesh Platform Token Sale.

    Will there be a KYC & AML?

    YES
    Gilgamesh Platform will perform "Know Your Customer" (KYC) and "Anti-Money Laundering" (AML) regulations.
    KYC is the process of a business identifying and verifying the identity of its clients.
    During the Token Sale, All Token Purchasers are required to fill the KYC form and accept the token purchase agreement.
    KYC verification will occure during the token sale, and all token purchasers need to verify their identity.
    In case you won't be able to provide it, we reserve the right to cancel tokens allocation without any compensation.
    Gilgamesh Platform uses your personal data for internal processing only and complies with all measures to ensure the confidentiality of your data.

    Which cryptocurrencies will be accepted in the token launch?

    Only Ether will be accepted in the token sale. GIL tokens are based on the Ethereum network.

    Will there be a pre-sale?

    No, there will be no pre sale.

    What is the price of a GIL?

    GIL will have a fixed ratio to Ether, The exchange rate is 1,200 GIL = 1 ETH

    What will be the GIL token allocation?

    Users in the Gilgamesh Platform: 30%
    GIL tokens will be retained for distribution to users based on productive contributions to the platform.
    Every year 5% of tokens will be injected into the platform for a period of 6 years
    The tokens can be used to buy goods or services--such as books or publishing services on the platform--or can be held by users for voting power to govern the platform.

    Token Sale Purchasers: 25%
    Skiral Inc. will utilize a token sale campaign to raise money for the development of the Gilgamesh Platform. Token sale purchasers can gain influence in the governance of the Gilgamesh Platform, spend tokens on the platform on goods and services, or maintain their initial status to vote and influence the Gilgamesh platform for future features and changes.

    Retained by Gilgamesh (Skiral Inc.): 20%
    For 18 months after the token sale, GIL tokens will be locked and withheld from the platform and disbursed slowly in order to maintain growth and sustain the GIL ecosystem through platform operations, research and development, product discovery, and expansion.

    Founders: 20%
    The Gilgamesh platform will be built by a core team of developers and programmers over the course of several years. To reward past work and stimulate progress, the founders and early contributors will be given GIL Tokens as a reward and to acquire governance power over the platform.

    Founders will receive GIL tokens over a 24-months vesting period with a 6-month cliff, which means founders will mature 25% of their GIL tokens every 6 months.

    Early contributors: 5%
    Early contributors will be given GIL Tokens as a reward for the their past work, tokens will be transfered between 1 to 6 months of after the end of token sale.

    What will the token launch proceeds be used for?

    100% of the proceeds raised in the token sale will be used to fund the development of the Gilgamesh Platform. Below is the breakdown:
    65%Employees (Developers, Product Managers, etc)
    16%Operations
    13%Marketing
    6%Legal

    Will there be a lockup period for GIL tokens sold in the token launch?

    Yes, tokens will be locked up for several weeks -- depending on how long the KYC verification takes.

    Token Legal Considerations?

    Skiral, Inc. is working with top law firms in the U.S. After careful and thorough analysis, the legal team believes that under federal common law the GIL token is likely not a security.

    Your purchase of GIL tokens is non-refundable. GIL token holders do not hold any equity position in Skiral, Inc. The GIL token is not guaranteed to hold any inherent or future value. GIL tokens should therefore not be used for investment purposes.


    The application of the Howey factors to the GIL token suggests that the token is not a security.

    Team

    Where is the team based?

    San Jose, CA USA

    How can I get involved?

    Join our Discord Channel! Or send us your resume.

    Why the name Gilgamesh?

    The Epic of Gilgamesh is the title of the first known written book in the history of the world. Our team sees the Epic of Gilgamesh as humankind’s first attempt to record and disseminate knowledge to the public, so that is how we chose to name our platform. Like the epic poem, the Gilgamesh Platform endeavors to share valuable knowledge but through a social media-based platform.


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