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AppCoins ICO summary information

Conceptual Model

AppCoins is a protocol designed to revolutionise the App Economy supported by the Aptoide App Store, and the first ICO serving 200 million users with the goal of creating a trustworthy and open economy for app stores without intermediaries. It proposes to move to the blockchain three of the most critical flows of app stores: advertising, in-app purchases and developer’s approval. By redesigning the transactions inside an app store, creates efficiencies by disintermediation and redistributes the value released in a way that create incentives for the AppCoins supported stores dissemination. A cryptocurrency will be created to enable transactions based on the AppCoins protocol: AppCoin Tokens.

Project Description

Built by Aptoide, the AppCoins network is an Ethereum-based protocol that aims to solve the current inefficientcies in the app store industry through the use of blockchain technology. Appcoins plans to improve and speed up app advertising, in-app billing and app-approval through disintermediation and redistributing the unlocked value to end-users and developers. The AppCoin is an ERC20 token will be used by the developers to advertise their Apps to the users.Team:Paulo Trezentos: CEO / FOUNDER Alvaro Pinto: COO / FOUNDER Tiago C. Alves: VP ASIA PACIFIC Ren Tang 唐人: VP OF PRODUCT Carolina Marçalo: HEAD OF PARTNERSHIPS João Casal: HEAD OF R&D The Appcoins ICO will start on the 6th of November of 2017 and the end date is yet to be announced. The ICO token supply represents 40% of the total supply and will be available for a 0.10 USD starting price. APPC can be acquired with ETH only. The ICO has a 28000000 USD funding target/cap. Token Reserve Split:40% for Pre-Sale and public Sale;15% App Store Foundation;20% Bootstrap initiatives (Developers, OEMs, users);10% Key Contributors15% AptoideThe Appcoins ICO features a bonus campaign of 30% during its pre-sale. 

Founders and Associates

Paulo Trezentos -CEO & Founder

Alvaro Pinto -COO & Founder

Tiago C. Alves -VP Asia Pacific

Ren Tang 唐人 -VP of Product

Carolina Marçalo -Head of Partnerships

João Casal -Head of R&D

Luís Pinto -Marketing technologist

Diogo Pires -Backend developer

Martin Užák -Backend developer

João Castro -Head of Administration system

Luís Guilherme -UI Lead

Felix Lange -UX Lead

Marta Keller -Head of Developers Relations

Cláudia Fernandes -Head of Community

Daniel Kisluk -Head of Marketing

Frederico Santinho -Android Developer

Marcelo Benites -Android Developer

Pedro Almeida -Investor Relations

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APPC Latest Updates
May 23, 2018

ANU #10 — ASF Wallet, AddressProxy and Scalability Proof of Concept

AppCoins News Update, or ANU for short, is a regular bi-weekly update by the AppCoins team. As usual we are going to cover dev updates, market reports, team members and upcoming events. This week’s focus is on the ASF Wallet, AddressProxy, “Read More” Page and Scalability Proof of Concept...

From: AppCoins Official

May 15, 2018

Try out the AppCoins Flows with our Airdrop!

Get your APPC! We are giving APPC for free to help our community test the new flows integrating the AppCoins protocol.As the reader may already know after reading ANU #9, we’ve released the new version of the AppCoins Protocol, which means we’ve released the new alpha version of the ASF...

From: AppCoins Official

May 09, 2018

ANU #9 — IAP Flow, Advertising and Smart Contract Development

AppCoins News Update, or ANU for short, is a regular bi-weekly update by the AppCoins team. As usual we are going to cover dev updates, market reports, team members and upcoming events. This week’s focus is on IAP Flow, Advertising, ASF Wallet, ASF SDK and Smart Contract Development. You may...

From: AppCoins Official

May 02, 2018

“Gosling” Release with new Advertising and IAP flows

Another major release is upon us — the “Gosling” Release!This release comprises new integrations from the AppCoins protocol, with advances in 2 of the 3 flows of the protocol: In-App Purchases (IAP) and Advertising.There’s also the first major improvements in the ASF Wallet design...

From: AppCoins Official

April 25, 2018

ANU #8 — AppCoins Protocol, ASF SDK, Wallet and Membership

AppCoins News Update, or ANU for short, is a regular bi-weekly update by the AppCoins team. As usual we are going to cover dev updates, market reports, team members and other news. This week’s focus is on AppCoins Protocol (smart contracts), ASF Wallet, ASF SDK, Creation of Advertising...

From: AppCoins Official

April 11, 2018

ANU #7 — ASF SDK, ASF Wallet Alpha 3 and Working Groups

AppCoins News Update, or ANU for short, is a regular bi-weekly update by the AppCoins team. As usual we are going to cover dev updates, market reports, team members and upcoming events. This week’s focus is on AppCoins Protocol (smart contracts), ASF Wallet, ASF SDK, and the ASF Website, Tech...

From: AppCoins Official

April 03, 2018

Hi Andrey P, did you download the Aptoide-Dev?

Hi Andrey P, did you download the Aptoide-Dev? After taking this step you can see on the homepage of Aptoide-Dev the AppCoins Enabled bundle, with the Trivial Drive game inside, and you can download it from there. Let me know if you find any issues.

From: AppCoins Official

March 29, 2018

Beta Version of Aptoide-Dev with AppCoins support

As stated in the roadmap for the Q1 2018, we have released the first Beta version of Aptoide with AppCoins support. Aptoide team has released an AppCoins enabled bundle that gathers all of the apps that already have the integration of AppCoins. Aptoide users will find this bundle only on the...

From: AppCoins Official

AppCoins has become a member of Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

As previously announced on ANU #6, the AppCoins Protocol, and future App Store Foundation, has proudly become a member of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA). The EEA is one of the world’s largest blockchain initiatives and its members include some of the biggest companies in the world,...

From: AppCoins Official

March 28, 2018

ANU #6 — ASF Wallet Alpha 2, GDC Coverage and Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

AppCoins News Update, or ANU for short, is a regular bi-weekly update by the AppCoins team. As usual we are going to cover the latest dev updates, regarding the App Store Foundation website and the released Alpha 2 version of both the ASF Wallet and the ASF SDK, the featured team member, a...

From: AppCoins Official

ANU #6 — ASF Wallet Alpha 2, GDC Coverage and Ethereum Enterprise Alliance

AppCoins News Update, or ANU for short, is a regular bi-weekly update by the AppCoins team. As usual we are going to cover the latest dev updates, regarding the App Store Foundation website and the released Alpha 2 version of both the ASF Wallet and the ASF SDK, the featured team member, a...

From: AppCoins Official

March 21, 2018

Alpha 2 Version of the ASF Wallet is here!

As promised, the alpha 2 version of the ASF Wallet has been released today! Together with the alpha 2 version of the ASF SDK, the In-App Purchases flows (IAP) of the AppCoins protocol are implemented and can already be tested by anyone. In addition, we’ve released an example of an app...

From: AppCoins Official

March 16, 2018

Global Cryptocurrency Regulations

Almost nothing else can strike fear into the heart of a cryptocurrency trader like the mention of government regulation of the cryptocurrency market. Unfortunately for said market, the R-word has been used a lot in the past few months, as governments around the world look to tame the wild west...

From: AppCoins Official

March 14, 2018

ANU #5 — App Store Foundation SDK, Wallet and GDC

AppCoins News Update, or ANU for short, is a regular bi-weekly update by the AppCoins team. As usual we are going to cover dev updates, market reports, team members and upcoming events. This week’s focus is on ASF SDK implementing the In-App Billing, ASF Wallet, AppCoins IAB smart contract and...

From: AppCoins Official

March 08, 2018

ASF Wallet Alpha 1 and Next Major Releases

In previous posts regarding the development status of the AppCoins protocol(ANU #2, #3 and #4) we’ve talked about the ASF Wallet and its functionalities. In the last ANU we’ve mentioned the release we made of the alpha version that was used as part of the MWC demo.Alpha 1This version was...

From: AppCoins Official

February 28, 2018

ANU #4 — App Store Foundation and MWC Coverage

AppCoins News Update, or ANU for short, is a regular bi-weekly update by the AppCoins team. As usual we are going to cover dev updates, market reports, the featured team member and upcoming events. This week’s focus is on the status update regarding the App Store Foundation (ASF) website and...

From: AppCoins Official

February 26, 2018

AppCoins: Mobile World Congress and Early Adopters Agreement

Come visit the AppCoins team at the Mobile World Congress! MWC is the biggest event in the mobile industry, with more than 100K attendees and 2.300 exhibitors, gathering all sorts of mobile ecosystem players in the same compound. As a regular attendee, Aptoide will be part of the event to...

From: AppCoins Official

February 22, 2018

Mobile World Congress 2018 Giveaway!

We are giving away 5 tickets to the Mobile World Congress! Get an exclusive chance to meet the AppCoins team and learn all about our project!The Mobile World Congress is one of the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, organized by the GSMA and held in the Mobile World Capital,...

From: AppCoins Official

World Mobile Congress 2018 Giveaway!

We are giving away 5 tickets to the Mobile World Congress! Get an exclusive chance to meet the AppCoins team and learn all about our project!The Mobile World Congress is one of the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, organized by the GSMA and held in the Mobile World Capital,...

From: AppCoins Official

February 14, 2018

ANU #3 — MWC and App Store Foundation

AppCoins News Update, or ANU for short, is a regular bi-weekly update by the AppCoins team. As usual we are going to cover dev updates, market reports, team members and upcoming events. This week’s focus is on the status update regarding the App Store Foundation website and wallet, along with...

From: AppCoins Official

January 31, 2018

ANU #2 — App Store Foundation and Dev Status

AppCoins News Update, or ANU , for short is a regular bi-weekly update by the AppCoins team. This means you may expect the next update on February 14. Each ANU will be made of four components: the Dev Update, the APPC Markets Report, Featured Team Member and Upcoming Events.QuicklinksDev...

From: AppCoins Official

January 17, 2018

ANU #1 — The first AppCoins News Update

This is the first AppCoins News Update, or ANU #1, for short. This will be a regular bi-weekly update by the AppCoins team. This means you may expect the next update on January 30. Each ANU will be made of four components: the Dev Update, the APPC Markets Report, Featured Team Member and...

From: AppCoins Official

January 04, 2018

An update on APPC: Starting 2018 with good news!

A message from Paulo Trezentos, AppCoins CEODear AppCoins community,The year of 2017 had been a great year for AppCoins: the publishing of the white paper, the building of a strong community in Telegram and Bitcointalk, and the successful ICO reaching the hard cap 3 weeks before the...

From: AppCoins Official

January 02, 2018

Hi Vivek, thanks for reaching out.

Hi Vivek, thanks for reaching out. We are working Sylon, our bounty manager on Bitcointalk to understand what went wrong. Thanks for calling this to our attention.

From: AppCoins Official

December 22, 2017

Update on the AppCoins Bounty Program

As we have previously announced, the AppCoins ICO HardCap has been reached thanks to the support of over 3000 backers!This means that, although our AppCoins Bounty Program will continue to be active until December 24th, 2017, we are no longer accepting new participants.We would like to give...

From: AppCoins Official

Hi Bruno, This money will be divided as follows: 20% Bootstrap strategies, 15% App Store…

Hi Bruno, This money will be divided as follows: 20% Bootstrap strategies, 15% App Store Foundation, 15% Aptoide to support the protocol development until the App Store Foundation takes control of the project, and 10% Key Contributors for the influential blockchain key elements and contributors...

From: AppCoins Official

December 21, 2017

AppCoins ICO is Closed— Hardcap Reached!

The day we have all anticipated for is finally here, and we couldn’t be happier to announce that our token sale was a success. The hard cap was reached yesterday, thanks to over 3000 backers. Exceeding all expectations, the amount was raised after only 7 short, very busy days, much before the...

From: AppCoins Official

December 20, 2017

AppCoins ICO Hard Cap Has Been Reached

What a day for AppCoins! The last few weeks we have witness a huge buildup in terms of buzz and awareness around the project, and it has now translated itself into ICO investment.The AppCoins ICO main sale has opened less than a week ago, and, unsurprisingly, the hard cap has already...

From: AppCoins Official

December 15, 2017

AppCoins announces Partnership with Utrust

AppCoins is pleased to announce its strategic partnership with UTRUST. As you may well be aware, UTRUST had a very successful ICO back in November, raising more than 10$ Million in less than 10 hours.This partnership aims to bring the power of UTRUST payments to the Aptoide...

From: AppCoins Official

December 13, 2017

How to add APPC tokens to MyEtherWallet

It is a very easy process. You should just follow the next steps:Click the “Show Tokens” or “Load Tokens” button on the left side of MEW website.If APPC is shown, you’re done.3. If APPC is NOT shown, click on the “Add Custom Token” button4. Fill in the form with the ERC20 Token...

From: AppCoins Official

MetaMask Tutorial to Get your AppCoins

1. Open Metamask2. Click “Send”3. Paste in the address copied from our contribution page. Set the value equal to the amount of ETH you want to send.One last step is to add the token to your MetaMask, so you can see your balance. Click “Add Token”, and paste in the following...

From: AppCoins Official

The AppCoins ICO Sale is Live. How to Participate?

TL;DR We’re excited to announce that the main-sale for AppCoins is now open until January 15th. In this post you will find all the information you need to be part of the AppCoins community and receive your APPC tokens right now.How to Participate in the Sale?Need Help with Compatible...

From: AppCoins Official

MyEtherWallet Tutorial to Get Your AppCoins

How to Buy AppCoins with MyEtherWallet1. On MyEtherWallet’s home, click “Send Ether & Tokens”.2. On this screen you need to fill out the details that you received during the AppCoins purchase process:Address — this is given you on the crowdsalse deposit page.Data — this...

From: AppCoins Official

Parity Tutorial to Get Your AppCoins

How to buy AppCoins Tokens using Parity1. In the Recipient address, fill in the token sale smart contract address.This number will be provided to you at the time of the sale, make sure you get the address on AppCoins official website, since it is the only source you should trust for...

From: AppCoins Official

imToken Tutorial to Get Your AppCoins

How to Buy AppCoins using imToken1. On your main screen click the ETH icon.2. When you click on the ETH logo you will be transferred to the section within the app where you can send and receive ETH to/from another wallet address.3. Once on the transaction section, you only need to add the...

From: AppCoins Official

Mist Browser Tutorial to Get Your AppCoins

QuicklinksHow to Buy AppCoins using MistHow to Configure Mist to Show Your AppCoinsHow to buy AppCoins using the Mist Browser1. Download The Official Mist.The easiest way is to go to ethereum.org, scroll a bit down and press the download button, the right version is automatically presented...

From: AppCoins Official

December 11, 2017

Live Q&A #2 with Dev Team: AppCoins Protocol Implementation Basics

TL;DR: Catch this live Q&A session with the Dev Team behind AppCoins on “ AppCoins Protocol Implementation Basics” this Tuesday, December 12th at 5PM UTC.As the AppCoins community continues to grow, a lot of the same questions continue to appear from time to time. To better inform our...

From: AppCoins Official

December 07, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions Before the AppCoins ICO

When the day comes, our experience tells us that a lot of questions can come up in your mind. And we know exactly which. Check out the compilation of frequently asked questions that we put together to make it all crystal clear, once the AppCOins ICO sale starts on December 13th, 2017.The...

From: AppCoins Official

Frequently Asked Questions before the ApCoins ICO

There are a bunch of crowdsales out there, many happening right this moment. In fact, at the time this article is written, around 81 crowdfunds and ICOs are live all around the world. Each of them is unique, different in their own way.The AppCoins protocol is set to take a giant step for the...

From: AppCoins Official

November 30, 2017

AppCoins ICO Dates and Token Details

Today, we are happy to finally announce the official dates for the AppCoins main sale ICO, which will start on December 13th, 2017 and end on January 15th, 2018, or until sold out, whichever occurs first. Unsold tokens — if any — will be burned, in order to preserve the value of...

From: AppCoins Official

AppCoins: The von Neumann App Economy

TL;DR: In this article we present the relationship between the AppCoins token economics and the classical von Neumann growth model. We also analyse its relationship with modern extensions from the work of Samuelson and Ryuzo Sato, that employ the Noether Theorem and Lie Group theory. We also...

From: AppCoins Official

November 28, 2017

AppCoins Protocol: Proof-of-Attention in Android

TL;DR: A big challenge we aim to solve with AppCoins and the App Economy is to allow users to earn coins by paying attention to apps for a certain amount of time. This is also referred to as Proof-of-Attention (PoA). A big part of creating such a proof involves the smartphone environment and...

From: AppCoins Official

November 27, 2017

Pre-Sale Results Around The World

As you know, last week we closed our successful ICO pre-sale with 1.8M USD raised. As we continue to analyse the results, we are amazed by the incredible geographic distribution of our token investors.The pre-sale investors come from all corners of the globe, including more than 90 countries....

From: AppCoins Official

AppCoins Protocol: Proof-of-Concept Smart Contract

TL;DR: We presented a PoC (proof-of-concept) during Web Summit to highlight the possibilities of the AppCoins protocol. The user would be able to perform an in-app purchase using APPC. The smart contract was deployed in the main network, making AppCoins the first app store related crypto project...

From: AppCoins Official

November 24, 2017

Meet Us in Asia and Europe: Upcoming Events

AppCoins presale ended this week with 1.8M raised within the Aptoide community, given that this initial phase was closed to crypto investors outside the Android ecosystem (a whitelisting process was mandatory) and Aptoide will be the first app store to adopt and support the protocol. Only 1% of...

From: AppCoins Official

November 23, 2017

AppCoins Raises Over 1.8 Million USD & Surpasses Pre-Sale ICO Goals

We are very excited to announce that AppCoins pre-sale has ended successfully! We are really glad that so many people took such an interest to the AppCoins ground-breaking idea, and joined the revolution of the app economy.Even though the first stage of the AppCoins ICO was a whitelisted...

From: AppCoins Official

November 22, 2017

Proof-Of-Concept: Using Aptoide App to Purchase In-App Items With AppCoins

AppCoins is an open and distributed protocol for mobile app stores (GitHub). It will drastically improve and speed up advertising, in-app billing and app approvals, using blockchain and smart contracts technology. In this article, we are not going to focus on adversing nor app approval, the...

From: AppCoins Official

November 21, 2017

Live Q&A #1: Video Highlights, Podcast and Transcript

We hosted a live Q&A session, where we gave the community the opportunity to engage and reach out directly to the AppCoins founders (Paulo Trezentos and Álvaro Pinto) with questions and doubts that have been in their minds. The focus of the session was “AppCoins Vision and Token...

From: AppCoins Official

November 17, 2017

How to buy AppCoin Tokens using MetaMask

The AppCoins pre-sale is bullish, and there are only 3 days left to enter and get 30% discount on token price, until we hit the deadline on Monday, November 20th, 2017. We’ve compiled a complete guide on how to participate here, but we thought we’d make it easier and faster for you to buy...

From: AppCoins Official