Unikoin (pre-ICO) - ICO overview
Unikrn built sportsbook for esports. Unikrn is the only fully-regulated and licensed esports bookmaker on the planet.
Prior to Unikrn, Rahul Sood created the first incubation fund for startups at Microsoft. Microsoft later consolidated their global startup activities under Sood’s leadership. In June 2013, he launched Microsoft Ventures.
A serial entrepreneur, Sood spent 18 years in multiple startups prior to joining Microsoft. He founded luxury and gaming computer manufacturer Voodoo, which was acquired by Hewlett-Packard. Voodoo brought the ENVY and OMEN product lines to HP, contributing advanced technologies such as commercial liquid cooling and an increased focus on design.
With a deep background in video gaming and entertainment, Sood sits on the board of advisors for Razer, one of the largest gaming companies in the world. He is also an early investor and active advisor in Vrvana, a leading Mixed Reality hardware company based in Montreal, and also an active investor in New Jersey based Maingear PC (in which Unikrn has a large stake).
Karl Flores is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Unikrn. Karl serves as CMO and is instrumental to product development and innovation.
Previously Karl was the CEO and Co-Founder of Pinion, a Steam Powered game community platform with unprecedented access to the much sought-after gamer demographic of males aged 18-35. Pinion’s breakthrough technology created a new vertical within online advertising, and was a featured company in the Microsoft Ventures accelerator prior to being acquired by Unikrn in 2014. The Pinion network reaches over 4 million unique gamers monthly.
Daniel, located in Berlin, has been working with Rahul since 2008, creating the first-ever skill betting platform for video games, PlayAll. Daniel is pinned down to computers for over 25 years, with his first job landed at 16 to design and develop backend systems for banks and insurance companies. After a brief excursion at PlayAll, he he started back into esports. Daniel also helped a Fintech company to build a Bitcoin Exchange together with a small German bank. Daniel is always focused on enabling products and ideas, but is also the last line of defence to make stuff just ultimately work in an reliable and scalable way connecting a distributed team.
In 2015, Andrew founded BitMesh, backed by BoostVC and Tim Draper, that focused on buying and selling internet bandwidth via micropayments and Bitcoin. After opensourcing BitMesh, he joined Leet to lead the engineering team. As CTO, Andrew has expanded Leet’s services from eSports P2P wagering to stratum mining pools and tournament management software in casinos. With Unikrn’s recent acquisition of Leet, Andrew will contribute to the creation of UnikoinGold with his skills across engineering, cryptocurrency, and R&D.
Bryce Blum represents the who’s who in esports and drives industry standards as a thought leader on key legal and business issues facing all aspects of the esports ecosystem. Bryce also acts as a consultant and esports industry expert, working with parties throughout sports, media and entertainment to help them capitalize on the explosive growth of the esports industry. Bryce serves as general counsel for the premiere Western esports teams.
Kingsley Edwards created Leet, an online skill-based platform, in 2013 with the vision of integrating cryptocurrencies with popular video games. Since then, Leet has participated in BoostVC, a blockchain startup accelerator, and is currently working with casinos directly to provide esports events and technology. Kingsley has been an outspoken advocate of cryptocurrencies for over four years. He started the Las Vegas Bitcoin Meetup in 2014 to help promote the adoption of cryptocurrencies locally among vendors and individuals. Kingsley joined the leadership team of Unikrn after its acquisition of Leet.
Chris Grove is a gambling industry strategist. A Managing Director at Eilers & Krejcik Gaming and member of Unikrn’s Board of Advisors, Grove also oversees trade publications covering the U.S. markets for regulated online gambling and sports betting. Grove’s research and expertise has been sought and cited by lawmakers, gaming regulators and major media outlets such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, ESPN and the Wall Street Journal.
Erick Miller is an early investor in Unikrn, successful startup founder and cryptocurrency pioneer. Erick’s fi rst involvement in cryptocurrency started in 2011 when he began mining Bitcoin; he has been a Bitcoin/blockchain enthusiast and cryptocurrency evangelist ever since. As an entrepreneur, Erick has helped create three startups, two of which had successful exits. At Erick’s last startup, where he was the founder, CEO and the largest investor, he was one of the fi rst with the vision to build smart glasses and an advanced VR/AR visor. He created a boutique venture fi rm called Hyperspeed Ventures which invests in bold category redefi ning companies. Erick recently co-founded The Blockchain Lab with UCLA and has now put together a new high caliber team composed of cryptocurrency engineering experts, crowdfunding experts and algorithmic optimization experts. Erick and his new team will develop and help underwrite the fi rst tranche of coin sales for UnikoinGold. Part of building a successful token is getting the community involved and building a robust platform ahead of time. Erick and his team will work with Unikrn to design and create the cryptocurrency and build inroads with the community.
Chance Barnett is the Founder and CEO of Crowdfunder.com, the VC Fund + equity investment platform for crowdsourcing early stage venture capital online. In founding Crowdfunder, Chance played an early and signifi cant role in JOBS Act legislation & regulation in Washington, D.C. – engaging with senior leadership across Congress, the White House and the SEC. Chance has since been invited by foreign governments and private leadership around the world to consult on policy for entrepreneurship and access to capital in emerging markets. Chance was recently brought on as an Advisor to the UCLA Blockchain Lab. Prior to founding Crowdfunder in late 2011, Chance co-founded two successful Internet companies in publishing and media, became a hands-on angel investor and advisor for early stage startups, a Forbes Contributor on Startups and Crowdfunding, as well as a published best -selling author in the areas of Entrepreneurship and Personal Development. Chance is a graduate of University of California, Santa Cruz with a degree in Economics and lives in Venice, California.
Shane is an engineer coming from some of the world’s largest, most powerful defense industry companies such as Boeing and Raytheon. He created the Ethereum engineering meetup in Los Angeles in order to advance and grow the cryptocurrency developer community. He is also a founding member of the UCLA Blockchain Lab team and moderates many of the Ethereum related events in the Los Angeles area. Shane brings a depth of knowledge and understanding of Ethereum and smart contract that can only be attained through practical experience and the years of networking within the ecosystem that someone like him has. He has written many smart contracts and code in the Solidity language, and he provides the knowledge and experience of engineering and trading with the Ethereum blockchain to the team. Shane has years of experience in electrical engineering and an education from the University of San Diego and UCLA.
Jeremy is a cryptocurrency expert on the team who analyzes our coin’s design and performs our code audits, analysis, algorithmic design, performance engineering and protocol design reviews. He was deeply involved in Bitcoin as a software engineer on the core development team writing some of the most critical code for the protocol. He also co-founded Tidbit, the MIT Bitcoin Project, the MIT Digital Currency Initiative and acted as the fi rst program chair of the Scaling Bitcoin conference — Jeremy is rightfully considered one of the industry’s foremost experts. He graduated from MIT in 2016 with a M.Eng in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a S.B. in Computer Science and Engineering. He’s done technical talks, workshops and exclusive confi dential consulting in the cryptocurrency space.
J. Dax Hansen is a Partner at Perkins Coie LLP and Chair of the firm’s Fintech and Blockchain and Digital Currency Industry Groups and a member of the firm’s Technology, Transactions and Privacy practice group. He has an extensive background in providing legal guidance on emerging payment systems, including online and mobile payments, decentralized virtual currencies and distributed ledgers. His practice emphasis includes IT, payments and international business transactions — including mobile financial services and m-commerce — online business, software and technology licensing. Dax, along with his team and the partners at his fi rm, have represented some of the most well-respected and well-structured professionally run coin sales in the world. Dax is unquestionably one of the world’s premiere and foremost experts in legitimately structuring new cryptocurrency for sale to the US and global markets.
Total tokens: 1 billion
20%: Token sale
20%: Development & contractors
20%: Company cold storage
15%: Unikrn betting reserve
15%: Marketing & partnerships
10%: Team pool
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