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*PhunCoin is only accepting investments from within the United States, with the exception of New York State.
Phunware, Inc. is a group of companies trailblazing in the data field and is a publicly traded company that holds the majority of assets and intellectual property related to the business (“Parent Co.”). PhunCoin, Inc. (“Issuer”) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Parent Co. focused on developing, distributing and maintaining the PhunCoin token ecosystem (the “PhunCoins”). Issuer benefits from the material support provided by Parent Co., including but not limited to its capitalization, senior management and intellectual property, however, investors are only entering into a contract with the Issuer and should be aware that they will not become shareholders, debt holders or have rights directly related to Parent Co. Additionally, investors should be aware that as Parent Co. is publicly traded, certain rules relating to conflict of interest, disclosure and compliance with federal law may impact parent Co.’s ability to support Issuer’s PhunCoin ecosystem.
In today’s internet economy, users are the product. Giants like Google and Facebook make billions selling your user data. At the same time, the world’s biggest brands depend on data sets to be accurate and rich to engage consumers with relevant and targeted messages.
PhunCoin will connect users directly to those brands and rewards them for sharing data and engaging with brand’s content. Brands will receive verified targeting data for the consumers who choose to engage with their content.
With its unique global reach and distribution, PhunCoin will allow consumers to take back control of their data.
Investors on Republic get the same access as other investors in to Phase 0, the most competitively discounted round
The PhunCoin token represents the value of personal data. In the at-scale mobile ecosystem, we see data transacted every day and how important data is to the brand/audience relationship. Even the most basic personal data, such as language spoken, location data or mobile application usage data, is worth, in PhunCoin's belief, at a minimum, $0.01-$0.05 per each usage of that data. Other more specific data like purchase intent and other valuable behaviors can be worth as much as $2-$10 per interaction. Our data exchange will handle the appropriate pricing of the value of this data and interactions based on supply and demand.
PhunCoin data will be validated using a blockchain-based self-sovereign identity, with every interaction signed using a private key only available to that person. Data from this system will be less susceptible to fraud than typical sourcing approaches, differentiating it from other sources of data available to brands.
Phuncoin is created and backed by a real company with a decade of experience in data. Since 2009, Phunware has been helping Fortune 5000 brands engage, manage and monetize their mobile audiences.
Today, Phunware’s platform reaches 1 in 10 mobile devices globally. By crypto-enabling that platform, PhunCoin is uniquely positioned for mainstream adoption. PhunCoin will offer a way to activate that size, scale and reach to put users and publishers back in control of their data in the process.
The following timeline represents the growth and stability of Phunware throughout the years.
Subject to change based on availability of resources and other influencing factors such a regulatory approvals for relevant regulation.
Alan S. Knitowski
CEO | Co-Founder
Alan is a successful serial entrepreneur with multiple exits over a 15 year period to companies including Cisco Systems, Level 3 Communications and Internet Security Systems. He has been a Founder, Executive, Angel Investor and Fund Manager throughout his career in the private sector.
CTO | Co-Founder (of Parent Co.)
Luan is a successful serial entrepreneur, author, inventor and technologist, with post-internet and technology bubble exits to such companies as Cisco Systems, Level 3 Communications and Hewlett-Packard.
Over the past decade, Randall has led over 40 angel investments and deployed over $60M across 14 companies as a venture capitalist. Randall is the founder and Managing Partner at Novē Ventures where he focuses on investing in existing companies looking to leverage blockchain technology.
Matt has over 15 years of finance experience, primarily in planning and accounting, within the software and technology industries. He brings a strong background in financial modeling, strategic analysis and software development budgeting to Phunware.
CMO (of Parent Co.)
From her earliest days as a Program Manager at Microsoft, to more recent senior executive roles at Yahoo! and Experian, Barbary has built and led world-class product and marketing teams that are equally in service of customer delight, business and shareholder results, and employee excellence, growth and satisfaction. She’s a noted speaker on brand development, growth strategy for technology ecosystems and diversity and inclusion in tech organizations.
EVP Corporate Development
Tushar’s career is focused toward merging efficient well tuned Intellectual Property and Companies together to create a “whole” that exceeds the sum of its parts. Due to his extensive executive business experience, Tushar oversees all significant “deal” negotiations for Phunware and is the official Signatory Officer on all contracts.
EVP Product Management and Engineering
Matt is a leader, entrepreneur, and innovator with 15+ years of technology experience in design, architecture, management and implementation of SaaS products. As a co-founder and CTO for over 10 years, Matt built and managed large global teams that define product requirements and translate critical business objectives into scalable and extensible technology products.
The smallest investment amount that PhunCoin is accepting.
Token Purchase Agreement
The TPA (sometimes called Crowd Token Rights Agreement or CTRA) is not equity or a
token itself, but a contract that entitles you to tokens in the future.
The TPA (sometimes called Crowd Token Rights Agreement or CTRA) is not equity or a token itself, but a contract that entitles you to tokens in the future.
The amount of time PhunCoin has to pay out your investment in tokens.
The issuer can extend that deadline for up to six months for any reason it chooses.
$50,000 – $1,070,000
needs to raise
before the deadline.
The maximum amount
is willing to raise is
PhunCoin needs to reach their minimum funding goal before the deadline
If they don’t, all investments will be refunded.
Provided the Crowd Token Rights Agreement has not terminated or expired, the earlier of (i) PhunCoin's System Launch, (ii) one (1) year after the end of the campaign or (iii) the date the Company determines, in its sole discretion that the Company can distribute Tokens in compliance with applicable laws.
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Win a brand-new Apple iPhone 11 Pro with 256 GB of storage. In addition, winner will be featured in our newsletter, get 100 Notes, and a Republic swag pack.
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Win a brand new set of Apple AirPods. In addition, winner will be featured in our newsletter, get 30 Notes, and a Republic swag pack.
All runners up will get 5 Notes and a swag pack featuring their choice of a Republic t-shirt or hoodie, a pin and a sticker pack.
What other rules should I be aware of?
(Obviously) no cheating. Fraudulent actions towards earning Notes will result in immediate disqualification.
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