At Republic, we strive to identify and present you with credible blockchain-based projects that can offer the best investment experience and opportunities. We carefully curate and select projects for you from thousands of applications.
The selection and review process:
Once we determine whether the project passes the 5 T’s, we kick off the formal due diligence process by looking into the project details and, if necessary, leveraging our own networks to help evaluate the following 9 factors:
Token modelHow does the project create or intend to create value for the users in the network? How much value can it create?
Social impactHow big is their impact and how will they fulfill their mission?
MarketHow large or disruptive can this project be? What’s their unfair advantage over competitors? Does it make sense as a blockchain project?
TechnologyHow is technology and the blockchain used to solve the problem? How practical are their applications and plans for implementation?
Token economicsDo the token economics and incentives align with the project mission and serve their intended purpose? Are governance and mining mechanisms well thought out and mission-aligned?
TeamIn addition to the founding team, does the team have experienced advisors and driven employees?
Fact checkingIs the information presented in the pitch factual? (Note - we verify key contracts and important agreements in our due diligence process).
TermsAre the funding goals reasonable for the project runway? Is the valuation of the token appropriate?
EligibilityDoes the project meet the legal criteria for crowdfunding? (Note - we do a financial and legal review, and run background checks on founders and officers. All issuing entities must be domiciled in the US).
Due diligence extends to the end of the onboarding process. That’s when we make the final decision to launch the campaign, provided all the checks being met. Only after completing this process will the project go live on Republic, and we will continue to fact check and monitor the campaign to ensure investors are properly educated and protected.
The token and ICO space is early and rapidly evolving. With new projects and developments released every day, it‘s difficult to keep up, let alone discern which teams and projects are credible and worthwhile investments.
Our team’s educational background features some of the world’s best schools, including Harvard Business School, Stanford, Duke, Berkeley, Oxford and Cambridge, and others.
The Republic Crypto team brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience in investing, online fundraising, law, business, engineering, as well as brand and community building. We have been founders and investors, builders and operators, and we benefit from the support of a vast network of advisors, founders and investors.
We find projects from a variety of our sources, including:
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