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Conceptual Model

Opus is a fully decentralized music sharing protocol built using IPFS and Ethereum. On Opus, tracks are stored immutably and rapidly on IPFS while only the keys are stored on the Ethereum blockchain. By separating the storage and logic layers of the system, Opus, which has a working Beta, can deliver music rapidly and in the decentralized manner.

Project Description

Opus is a decentralized music-sharing platform that is uncensorable, fair and easy to use, with its main focus being the monetization of music with no middlemen fees involved, ensuring that artists are properly rewarded fortheir efforts. Opus leverages the Ethereum network for transactions and the IPFS protocol for file storage. The OPT token is used for all in-platform transatcions.TeamBokang Jia: CEO; Mateusz Mach: COO, Investor; Chenhao Xu: CTO; Sam Peeters: Lead developerCOMPANY_NAME ICO started on MONTH DAY, 2017. The ICO coin supply represents XX% of the total coin supply, so there is a total of ICO_COIN_SUPPLY coins available, for PRICE_AND_CURRENCY each. The ICO funding target is FUNDING_TARGET, the funding cap is FUNDING_CAP and is expected to end on MONTH DAY, 2017 or when the funding cap is reached. Any unsold/remaining tokens will DESC.The Opus ICO started on the 14th of July 23:00 UTC and will last until the 23rd of August or until $20M cap is reached . There is a total of 900M coins, representing 56.25% of the total supply. The starting price for OPT is 0.000125 ETH. The remaining token supply will be distributed as so:600 million: Distributed to the Opus foundation, developers and angel investors.100 million: Ecosystem tokens. Used by the foundation to vitalize the Opus music eco-system. We will use the tokens for early-adoption rewards, marketing bounties and license purchases, etc.TOKEN_SPLIT_GRAPH_HEREThe OPT campaign features a maximum invesment cap of 1000ETH per person and features bonuses and a bounty campaign. Thee coin will not be mineable.Bonus Structure:Week 1: 1 ETH = 8000 + 2000 OPTWeek 2: 1 ETH = 7500 + 1500 OPTWeek 3: 1 ETH = 7000 + 1000 OPTBase: 1 ETH = 6000  

Founders and Associates

Bokang Jia -CEO

Mateusz Mach -COO

Chenhao Xu -CTO

Sam Peeters, Lead Developer

Rehan Gotla -Business and data analyst

Akira Rao -Full stack developer

Robert Cohan -Senior Software Engineer

Michael He -Lead China Ambassador

Mustafa Khan -Lead graphic artist

Charlie Breach -Art lead

Arief Zul -Marketing Lead

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September 25, 2018

Newsletters and sorting: OPUS Development Update

Following the release of the updated versions of the Android and Web platforms, we have continued improving and adding new features to the OPUS Player.There has been a lot of development with the platforms. The changes we have worked on are:Newsletters — one of the main new features are...

From: Opus Foundation

September 18, 2018

OPUS welcomes our new Assistant Marketing Manager!

As of this month, Hubert Dolata has joined the OPUS team as our Assistant Marketing Manager.To ramp up our marketing and to help develop a successful business strategy ahead of the release of the OPUS platform on the Ethereum main network, we are happy to welcome Hubert. He will be working...

From: Opus Foundation

September 11, 2018

OPUS Web and Android app updates

We have released the latest versions of the OPUS apps for web and mobile, including various fixes and new features!We have extended our sprint to include more fixes and we have, in the meantime, released updated versions of OPUS for web and mobile.WebThere have been many changes in the web...

From: Opus Foundation

August 27, 2018

OPUS Sprint Update

As always, we encourage our community to test our beta, available for web here, for iOS here, and Android here; and to let us know of any bugs using our bug reporting tool, available here.This last sprint went on over the past two weeks, from August 13th to August 27th. In total, we closed all 9...

From: Opus Foundation

August 21, 2018

Vote for OPUS at CESAwards!

OPUS has been announced as a Polish finalist in the Best Blockchain Startup category of the CESAwards. Help OPUS advance to the next stage by voting here.Source: http://centraleuropeanstartupawards.com/pressThe Central European Startup Awards, or CESAwards for short, launched in 2014, are part...

From: Opus Foundation

August 13, 2018

The next sprint: OPUS Development Update

As always, we encourage our community to test our beta, available for web here, for iOS here, and Android here; and to let us know of any bugs using our bug reporting tool, available here.Our latest sprint went on from July 23 to August 13. In our previous update, 14 issues were outlined for...

From: Opus Foundation

July 30, 2018

The first OPUS AMA

We had our first AMA on our Telegram a few days ago with our community manager, Philipp, and our CEO, Mateusz, with many great questions from our community. This AMA was a great success, and we hope to have another one soon. Below are the questions that were asked in the AMA.What is your plan...

From: Opus Foundation

July 23, 2018

Path to the mainnet: OPUS Development Update

As our development team works in sprints, this development update will take a closer look at the latest sprint lasting for the past two weeks. Our sprints are put in place to fix all the bugs and errors with the OPUS betas.Overall, there were 14 tasks to do in the last two weeks, 12 of which...

From: Opus Foundation

July 09, 2018

OPUS partnering with 0chain

As part of our mutual strategies to develop, and to share our technologies with each other in the hopes of tremendous growth, OPUS and 0chain are announcing a strategic partnership.Mateusz Mach, CEO of OPUS, and Atif Yaqub, cofounder of 0chain.As OPUS grows, the need for scalability increases...

From: Opus Foundation

July 03, 2018

Bug fixes: OPUS Development Update

Almost a month after the release of the OPUS beta for web and mobile, which was made public in order to gather as much feedback as possible, we have been hard at work fixing all the issues raised by our community, as well as problems we have encountered in our internal tests.WebWe have now...

From: Opus Foundation

June 29, 2018

Blockchain NeXt a huge success

The conference last week was an incredible success, with over 600 attendees, 100 partners, 40 keynote speakers, and 20 startups to help us establish OPUS as a leading blockchain brand in Central Europe.Events like this one are a unique opportunity to have a direct influence on one of Europe’s...

From: Opus Foundation

June 19, 2018

Mobile and Web Beta update

The OPUS Web and Mobile betas have been released for extensive tests in realistic conditions.We have decided to release the beta version as they are in order to test them out with as large a group of users as possible in order to receive as much feedback as we can, and we greatly appreciate all...

From: Opus Foundation

June 15, 2018

OPUS to sponsor Blockchain Summit London

OPUS will be at Blockchain Summit London at the Olympia London on 26–27th June 2018.Source: eventbrite.co.ukThe conference is expected to have 2,500 attendees, 150 speakers, and over 50 exhibitors. Among the speakers are Marjan Delatinne, the Head of Global Banking at Ripple, or Xavier...

From: Opus Foundation

June 09, 2018

OPUS mobile apps released

The long-awaited OPUS Player is available on the App Store for iOS (available here) and on the Play Store for Android (available here), as one of the world’s first functioning implementations of the blockchain.We are incredibly excited to announce the release of OPUS for iOS and Android. As a...

From: Opus Foundation

June 04, 2018

OPUS beta tests have started

We are releasing the first beta of the OPUS Web Player on the TestNet to test all the functions. The player is available on our new website: opus.audio, with a limited amount of content.Over the next few weeks, we will be conducting extensive tests, taking feedback, and fixing any issues we...

From: Opus Foundation

May 23, 2018

The new OPUS whitepaper

During the development of the world’s first decentralized music streaming platform, our ideas have evolved and we have decided to release an updated whitepaper, available here.Over the course of the past few months, and with contributions from our community, the development has helped us...

From: Opus Foundation

May 21, 2018

OPUS at InfoShare 2018!

In an effort to increase our exposure in the tech and blockchain world, OPUS will be sponsoring the largest tech conference in the CEE. Join us on 22–23 May 2018 in Gdansk!Source: http://tech.eu/event/infoshare-2018-gdansk-poland/We’ve sponsored conferences in the past, and are even...

From: Opus Foundation

May 18, 2018

OPUS organizing the largest blockchain conference in the CEE

Join us at the blockchain neXt Conference on the 21st June 2018 at the National Stadium in Warsaw!At OPUS, we are well aware of the significance of being present on the international market and that the way to bring out platform into the mainstream is being an easily recognizable brand...

From: Opus Foundation

May 14, 2018

Finishing touches: OPUS Development Update 12

OPUS is almost ready for release. Check out what we’ve been working on and what’s left to do!Web PlayerThe web player is essentially complete. We have added and fixed a few issues, but the main work is done. Most of the issues listed below have already been developed earlier, over the past...

From: Opus Foundation

May 07, 2018

Uploading music: OPUS Q&A 12

Our next Q&A is here, along with our latest artist: Roqy Tyraid!Thank you to everyone who sent us questions! Don’t forget to send us more on our form, Discord, Telegram, or via e-mail at [email protected] for our next Q&A in two weeks’ time.Stay tuned for more announcements...

From: Opus Foundation

May 01, 2018

OPUS acquires new domain!

Our new website will be launched along with the player and will be available at www.opus.audio.Our project has evolved from an idea to a working platform, and so it is time for OPUS to find a new home. While our old domain, www.opus-foundation.org, has been an amazing way for people to get to...

From: Opus Foundation

April 30, 2018

The final stretch: OPUS Development Update and Q&A

We’re back with our latest development update! We work harder every day to make sure the launch goes smoothly. We are also proud to introduce Jon Magnusson.There has been a lot of progress in retrieving data from the server, database creation, and various minor fixes and improvements.iOS...

From: Opus Foundation

April 16, 2018

Artist promotion and app release: OPUS Q&A 10

Our next Q&A is here, along with our newest artist: To the Sun! More information below.Thank you to everyone who sent us questions! Don’t forget to send us more on our form, Discord, Telegram, or via e-mail at [email protected] for our next Q&A in two weeks’ time.1. Is OPUS...

From: Opus Foundation

April 09, 2018

OPUS sponsoring Blockyard in Gdansk!

Join us at this year’s Blockyard Conference on the 13th April in Gdansk.Source: crypto-reporter.comIn an effort to establish OPUS as a pioneer in the blockchain entertainment industry, we will be growing our network and increasing our exposure by sponsoring the Blockyard Conference this year....

From: Opus Foundation

April 03, 2018

The final stretch: OPUS Development Update

Our latest development update along with the introduction of The Mantle!The development of the OPUS beta player is in the final stretch and with the release date this close, we are making great strides towards completing and perfecting the platform.Both our mobile apps are nearly finished. For...

From: Opus Foundation

March 27, 2018

OPUS is ready to conquer in May!

May will be the month of OPUS! The long-awaited player (and much more) will be released.Be sure to check out our new landing page!Developing the OPUS player has been the primary focus of our hard work for over nine months. The strategy devised by our team was a bold move towards doing things...

From: Opus Foundation

March 20, 2018

Web and Mobile Screens: OPUS Development Update 9

We’re seeing great progress and are happy to announce that Beam Up is joining Opus!Over the past two weeks, we have made significant progress with the web app, namely completing the main panels for both the artists and the fans. Furthermore, we have been conducting extensive tests of the...

From: Opus Foundation

March 12, 2018

Platform features: OPUS Q&A Session 9

This week we’re introducing Andrei Popa! Read more about him below.Thank you to everyone who sent us questions! Don’t forget to send us more on our form, Discord, Telegram, or via e-mail at [email protected] for our next Q&A in two weeks’ time.1. Will the first version of the...

From: Opus Foundation

March 05, 2018

Tests and artist accounts: OPUS Development Update 8

The development of our platform continues and we are proud to welcome Léscines on board. Over the last two weeks, we have made significant progress in both our web and mobile players.On the mobile apps, we have been working on making sure they work well on the backend. This included extensive...

From: Opus Foundation

February 28, 2018

OPUS is looking for summer interns!

Shoot an email our way at [email protected] if you’re interested.We’re looking for students who are keen to learn and interested in working with our core team in Gdansk, Poland over the summer, 2018.We are positively surprised by the large number of applications we have already...

From: Opus Foundation

February 26, 2018

Wallets on OPUS: Q&A Session 8

We’ve answered more questions this week and we’re welcoming another artist: Illuminertia! More about him below.Thank you to everyone who sent us questions! Don’t forget to send us more on our form, Discord, Telegram, or via e-mail at [email protected] for our next Q&A in two...

From: Opus Foundation

February 20, 2018

OPUS is sponsoring NAC3 in New York!

Join us on February 24th and meet our team!Opus will revolutionize the way we think about music, and to spread the word about the platform and how it solves the problems crippling the industry, it is vital to establish an international presence in the world of blockchain. We are proud to...

From: Opus Foundation

February 19, 2018

Mobile apps progress: Opus development update 7

We are making amazing progress with the development, including the mobile apps for iOS and Android. Opus has also recently welcomed Bernardo on board! Read more about this talented musician below.Over the last two weeks, we have completed the main screens for the Opus mobile and web apps, and...

From: Opus Foundation

February 12, 2018

Solving problems in the music industry: Opus Q&A 7

We are happy to welcome Lion Shepherd, the latest band to join Opus! More about them below.This time we have received lots of questions regarding marketing, how we intend to solve problems in the music industry, and our token. We hope this Q&A will clarify these issues. Don’t forget to...

From: Opus Foundation

February 05, 2018

Wallets and transactions: Opus development update 6

This week, we are proud to announce that KVRBXN is joining us at Opus as our most recent artist! Read more about him below.There has been a lot of progress since our last development update. The API for user registration and logging in has been built and implemented in the web player. There has...

From: Opus Foundation

January 29, 2018

Uploading and storage: Opus Q&A 6

We are very proud to introduce Rikki Blu, a highly gifted rapper from Dallas, who’s impressive career has resulted in features with Isaiah Rashad and sharing the stage with Kendrick Lamar and A$AP Rocky. You can read more about him below in our newest artist announcement.Here are this week’s...

From: Opus Foundation

January 22, 2018

Opus mobile apps in the works: Development Update 5

With the development still ahead of schedule, we have made a lot of progress over these past two weeks. We would also like to welcome Erich Dylus, the latest artist to join us in revolutionizing the music streaming industry. You can read more about him below.Work on the web player has...

From: Opus Foundation

January 15, 2018

Tipping artists and offline music storage: Opus Q&A 4

As promised, here is our fourth Q&A session with all your questions. Please remember to send us more questions on our form, Discord, Telegram, or via e-mail at [email protected]’re changing the format of our updates slightly. Instead of posts dedicated entirely to announcing new...

From: Opus Foundation

January 11, 2018

More artists join Opus!

An increasing number of artists is interested in joining Opus and we are proud to announce four more musicians and bands: Sinith, Seine, Alex Calò De Santis and Umair Nadeem, and Softly Jazz. If you’re an artist interested in coming on board, don’t forget to fill in this form or email us at...

From: Opus Foundation

January 08, 2018

Development ahead of schedule: Opus development update 4

Having been developing in our office in Gdansk has shown us that this relocation was an excellent idea and that it was worth the wait. Communications within the team have never been easier since everyone is in the same place rather than spread all around the globe, and Gdansk is a great hub for...

From: Opus Foundation

January 07, 2018

Opus switching to streaming model

At Opus, we know that a project of this magnitude does not rely just on flawless development, but also on constantly reviewing and adapting our plans and goals, and on listening to feedback from our potential partners, advisers, and most of all, our community.In our whitepaper we described how...

From: Opus Foundation

January 06, 2018

Video Q&A Session 3

Welcome to our third Q&A session, again including a short video from our office in Gdansk. We have received lots of feedback from our community regarding the last video Q&A, so we decided to listen and to act on this feedback by posting another video. This Q&A was not scheduled which...

From: Opus Foundation

January 04, 2018

Welcome our newest team member!

We are very lucky to have Krzysztof Mosakowski join our team of developers working on the platform in our office in Gdansk. He will be focusing on the iOS version of the Opus platform and his main responsibility will be the API development.Krzysztof is very experienced with both iOS and Android,...

From: Opus Foundation

December 30, 2017

Q&A Session 2

We have received lots of excellent questions to answer in this Q&A, and this time, we have decided to not only write up the answers, but also to include a short video from our office.We are really excited to answer all your questions and we encourage you to keep them coming on our form,...

From: Opus Foundation

Video Q&A Session 2

We have received lots of excellent questions to answer in this Q&A, and this time, we have decided to not only write up the answers, but also to include a short video from our office.We are really excited to answer all your questions and we encourage you to keep them coming on our form,...

From: Opus Foundation

December 23, 2017

Development update 3

The development of the Opus player is going according to plan. There has been a lot of DevOps and programming work.We have established our environment for deployment, source version controlling, continuous integration and system backup. Our developers have updated and tested the interoperability...

From: Opus Foundation

December 21, 2017

Regular Q&A sessions

We hosted our first Q&A session a while back and promised that more would follow. It has proven to be very popular and we have received a positive response from our community, so we would like to host these Q&A sessions on a regular basis. On top of the development updates on Mondays...

From: Opus Foundation

December 17, 2017

New tracks every Sunday

We have had an amazing response from artists all over the world wanting to join us at Opus. More than 15 artists have already been publicly announced and more are coming soon. To give our community a taste of what kind of music they will be able to listen to on the Opus platform, we have decided...

From: Opus Foundation

December 14, 2017

Opus supported by over 15 artists!

Over the past few weeks, we have been overwhelmed with the amount of responses from the online form for artists to sign up, it’s amazing to see all the talent excited at joining us at Opus. Here are five more artists whose music you will be able to listen to on our platform: Minerva...

From: Opus Foundation

December 10, 2017

Opus Development Update 2

Our team of developers has now settled into our new office and in this past week, having verified the existing code, has made a plan for the next few months regarding the development of the Opus platform and the demo version that is already online.We are very proud to be one of the world’s...

From: Opus Foundation

December 08, 2017

Q&A Session 1

Since our latest update, we have encouraged our community to provide us with feedback, suggestions, and questions about Opus. We have compiled a list of these to answer. We would like to post a series of these Q&A sessions in the future because transparency is instrumental in making Opus a...

From: Opus Foundation

December 04, 2017

A new chapter for Opus

At first, Opus was nothing more than the vision to give music back to the artist. Our founders recognized that music streaming platforms already available on the market treat musicians unfairly, and they realized that the solution to this problem lies in the blockchain. After over a year of...

From: Opus Foundation

November 12, 2017

Opus is looking for more artists

We have already made three announcements regarding artists joining Opus, and we will continue making these announcements, but up to now we haven’t had a simple way for artists to sign up.The cover of Mr. Wildenfree’s newest album “&”, dropping in the final quarter of 2017If you...

From: Opus Foundation

October 31, 2017

Five more artists joining Opus!

Our third artist announcement is here! Five more artists are joining us at Opus: Mugen, Chocolate Cake, MODE, Carface, and EMILE.MugenOur first artist is Mugen, a Leeds based indie alt three piece formed just over a year ago. Their art is more than just music; they have paired the auditory...

From: Opus Foundation

October 23, 2017

Opus at Gdynia E(x)plory Week

This was another great week for Opus. Our cofounder, Mateusz Mach, made an appearance at this year’s Gdynia E(x)plory Week with a lecture about what we do and how we are going to revolutionize the music streaming industry.Gdynia E(x)plory Week is Poland’s biggest event promoting science and...

From: Opus Foundation

October 16, 2017

Opus is hiring!

Opus is moving to Poland with the development of the platform, and after weeks of research, we narrowed down our exact location to Warsaw, Kraków, Poznań, Wrocław, and Gdańsk. In the end, we decided Gdańsk would be the perfect environment to develop Opus to its full potential, due to the...

From: Opus Foundation

October 12, 2017

More artists joining Opus

Our team at Opus is proud to announce four more artists who are coming on board! We are excited to introduce Trill Will, Mr. Wildenfree, TRIUMPHS, and P.R.E.A.C.H.Trill WillWillie Harp, going by his stage name Trill Will, is more than just a rapper; he is an entrepreneur, activist, songwriter,...

From: Opus Foundation

October 07, 2017

OPUS at Music Export Conference 2017

On the 5th October, Opus had the opportunity to present our idea and our vision to prominent artists and music managers at the 2017 edition of the Music Export Conference in Warsaw, Poland. We explained our mission of using blockchain technology to revolutionize the music industry.Image property...

From: Opus Foundation

October 05, 2017

Our first artist announcement

We are excited to announce the first artists to join Opus: Bryce Savoy, Deerskin, and Tomer George Cohen! You will be able to immerse yourself in their music on Opus as soon as we launch.Bryce SavoyOur first artist is Bryce Savoy, a rapper from Oakland, California, who currently resides in Los...

From: Opus Foundation

October 04, 2017

We’re moving to Discord

Opus has started using Discord to talk to its community. To stay up to date with what we are doing, follow this link and join us at Discord: https://discord.gg/JJD5GtzUp until this point, we have been using Slack to keep our community in the loop. As our community started growing, we have...

From: Opus Foundation

September 24, 2017

OPUS Roadmap Update

This blog post focuses on our roadmap and the plans for the nearest future. Take a look what we have been working on recently below:1. Advisory boardAs we set out in the previous update of the roadmap, we formed an advisory board in September 2017. We’ve welcomed Aaron Steinberg as its first...

From: Opus Foundation

March 21, 2018 17:54

Web and Mobile Screens: OPUS Development update 9

Our latest development update and an introduction to Beam Up!

Full Medium article here: https://medium.com/@info_62555/web-and-mobile-screens-opus-development-update-9-785b73c45fd


January 06, 2018 12:51

Q&A Session 3

Welcome to our third Q&A session with Philipp Siemek, our community manager! Full article here: https://medium.com/@info_62555/video-q-a-session-3-34b1afa5cd1c

Don't forget to send us your questions on Discord (https://discord.gg/JJD5Gtz) and Telegram (https://t.me/opusfoundation), and be sure to follow our progress on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/opusfoundation/) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/opusfoundation)


December 30, 2017 12:30

Q&A Session 2

Check out our second Q&A with Philipp Siemek, our community manager! Full article: https://medium.com/@info_62555/q-a-session-2-93fcd390bf3d

Don't forget to send us your questions on Discord (https://discord.gg/JJD5Gtz) and Telegram (https://t.me/opusfoundation), and be sure to follow our progress on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/opusfoundation/) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/opusfoundation)


July 09, 2017 18:51

Opus | Music Decentralized

Opus, led by a team of computer scientists and engineers, began in the latter half of 2016, and set out to disrupt the music industry through cutting edge blockchain technology. With VC-backed funding, and entering the beta phase - Opus is well poised to deliver a truly decentralized music experience.

For more information please check out our website: http://opus-foundation.org/