Tropyc rates ICO and token sales based on the information they chose to release. The rating framework evaluates the risk of fraud and assesses the project’s credibility to go through a fundraising round.
Our rating system is not an endorsement to projects and is not to be considered by any means as investment, accounting or legal advice.
It is divided into six sub-marks:
|Team||Founding team is professional and fit to raise funds||20%|
|Safety||Ability to create a responsible environment for investment||20%|
|Presentation||Quality of project appearance and how well it is perceived||10%|
|Financial||Delivery of commercial and financial information of the project||25%|
|Partnership||Existing relationships with valuable stakeholders||15%|
|Communication||Ability to market the project efficiently and facilitate communication with the community||10%|
|Identity||Founding team has revealed their identity||20%|
|Incorporation||Communication of company registration||20%|
|Hyperlink to LinkedIn profiles||20%|
|Pictures||Photos of the team are available||20%|
|Capability (subjective)||Team is fit to raise funds||20%|
|Audit||Third party has audited the project||20%|
|Vesting period||Funds raised are locked for a certain period of time||12%|
|Disbursement||Digital assets are automatically sent during or at the end of the sale||12%|
|Wallet||Facilitation of wallets to securily store the assets||12%|
|Exchange||Partnership with exchanges to list digital assets||12%|
|Investor Verification||Verification of investors' identity for KYC compliance||12%|
|Hard cap||Smart contract has a fixed maximum capitalisation||10%|
|Code repository||Team has shared a code repository for the public to scrutinise||10%|
|Whitepaper||Team has shared a comprehensive whitepaper||25%|
|Webdesign (subjective)||Responsive, content rich and professional web design||25%|
|Video||Presentation of the project on video format||25%|
|Roadmap||Project provided a detailled timeline of the project||25%|
|Distribution||Distribution of token is clear and precise||18%|
|Fund allocation||Provision of a project finance projection||18%|
|Unit of account||Base capitalisation is calculated in fiat rather than in a cryptocurrency||18%|
|Hard capitalisation||Smart contract has a maximum capitalisation in place||18%|
|Valuation delta||Pre-ICO and ICO cap have not increased by more than 3 fold in 12 months||18%|
|Bonus||Bonus for early investors is below 30%||10%|
|Relevant corporate||Project has corporate partnerships relevant to their solution||25%|
|Mainstream media||Mainstream media houses have talked about the project||20%|
|Tech advisor||Relevant technical talent are advising the project||20%|
|Crypto-investment fund||Institutional investors in the cryptocurrency space are backing the project||20%|
|Crypto news||Cryptocurrency blog and news community have been talking about the project||15%|
|Code Repository||Team has shared a code repository for the public to scrutinise||20%|
|Blog||Periodic informative posts on a blog, Medium or other platforms||16%|
|Instant messaging||Facilitation of instant support via Slack, Telegram or Discord||16%|
|Active page with periodic posts||16%|
|Active profile with periodic tweets||16%|
|Bitcoin Talk||Presented the project on the most popular cryptocurrency forum||16%|
Tropyc does not provide investment advice and does not conduct in-depth research of each and every projects.
We do not endorse any of the listed projects, nor verify the specifics or claims of the team.
Listing and / or analysis of ICOs, token sales and other fundraising seeking projects:
- are not an endorsement of the team or project.
- are not a verification of the specifics or claims of a project.
- are not investment, accounting or legal advice.
Please conduct your own research before entering an investment position.