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The Problem

Internet giants come across as the friendliest companies, always doing everything for us - free search, free mail, free chat. Always on the edge of innovation. Know how they get there? You! Every time you search or click on an ad, they are paid hundreds if not THOUSANDS of dollars from the companies behind the ad. And depending on where you live, the price tag could get even higher. Why should you do all the work and they reap all the benefits? It’s time to take back the Internet and make it ours.

The Solution

BitClave is the next generation of data privacy. We believe that your data is your own, and that you should have control over who can use it- and how. We're building a decentralized search engine that helps you truly find what you're looking for and get compensated for your data directly from the retailers you're interested in, making third-party advertising networks unnecessary and irrelevant ads a thing of the past. BitClave is powered by blockchain, the world's most private and secure database, so you can rest assured your data is protected. And unlike the advertising middlemen, we don't make money off of your data.

You Make the Money

Not "THEM" - Instead of the ad companies getting paid by retailers for your data, you get handsomely compensated - and we’re not talking chump change - we’re talking hundreds of dollars per offer...

Crypto for the Masses

Finally get into the cryptocurrency game - CAT is a great place to start - you earn it with the data you share rather than buying it and you CATs can be traded as any other cryptocurrency

Private Data

Anything you search for or click on is only your business. If a business wants your business, they need to pay for this data

Don't Search - Find!

Find things that matter and are truly meaningful - not just offers that have paid for top billing

Token CAT

Consumer Activity Token (CAT) connects businesses and people

White Paper

CAT Distribution

The maximum number of tokens implemented in the ecosystem is 2,000,000,000. The software does not permit change to the number of implemented tokens after the smart contract is deployed on the Network.

The maximum number of CAT Tokens available for purchase will be 1,000,000,000.

Community grants: 10%
Team: 10%
Long term budget: 30%
Fundraiser: 50%

Use of Proceeds

Development: 38% of the budget. This financing allows for the rollout of the solution, including the necessary adjustments.

Administration: 7% of the budget. Consists of associated administration costs.

Community: 37% of the budget will focus on expanding adoption. This also includes the growth and maintenance of the worldwide community.

Advisers: 5% of the budget. These funds will be directed at growth-hacking, PR, partnerships, affiliate programs and more.

Legal expenses: 5% of the budget.

Contingency: 8% of budget. This is a set-aside for unforeseen costs.

About Us

BitClave was founded in 2016 with the vision of reimagining the relationship between businesses and customers based on the trust and transparency of Smart Contracts. Our solution has the potential to disrupt one of the largest markets in the world, the ad network, which is currently monopolized by giant corporations and controlled by middlemen.

BitClave currently has a partnership with a gateway to payment systems with hundreds of millions of users, which will ensure integration with businesses entering the market.

Our Team

The team consists of 20 engineers and the advisory board of world-class talents in the fields of security, payments, and blockchain.

team member Alex Bessonov CEO

Senior Executive with over 20 years of experience in the security, privacy and blockchain industry. Former CSO of LGE.

team member Patrick Tague CTO

Associate Research Professor in the ECE Department at CMU. Expert in mobile, embedded, and wireless security.

team member Emmanuel Owusu Chief Architect

Ph.D. from CMU. Expert in the fields of security, blockchain, Internet of Things, public policy and privacy.

team member Min Kim Head of Partnerships and Co-Founder

Partnerships experience in retail tech and venture financing experience with various ad tech and eCommerce companies

team member Vasily Trofimchuk Project Manager

MSc in CS, MBA. A serial entrepreneur. Expert in advertising, game theory, blockchain and management.

team member Yan Michalevsky Security Architect

PhD from Stanford. Entrepreneur, expert in computer systems, software security and privacy.

team member Anthony Mandelli Content Marketing Lead

Communications architect specializing in content marketing and social media analytics. Backgrounds in eCommerce, blockchain, and cryptoeconomics.

team member Andrey Shashlov Core Developer

Full stack developer with focus on Android and iOS. Entrepreneur and innovator. Blockchain enthusiast.

team member Eugene Kaganovich Data Architect

Full stack developer with deep knowledge of Java. Expert in protecting enterprise data in the cloud.

team member Mark Shwartzman Data Scientist

MSc from University of Tel Aviv. Expert in video compression and data science. Bitcoin enthusiast and developer.

team member George Samman Blockchain Advisor

Blockchain enthusiast and entrepreneur. Former cofounder of Magnr and contributor to CoinTelegraph

team member Greg Wolfson Blockchain Advisor

Entrepreneur and Blockchain expert. Former Director of Business Development at BTCC

team member Lucas Hendren Blockchain Advisor

University of Illinois Alum Double Major in EE and CS and Physics. Blockchain entrepreneur and expert. Cofounder at SimplyVital Health.

team member Kevin Doerr Strategy Advisor

Microsoft, Yahoo, Weather.com and GoDaddy executive. Expert in user experience, security and team building. Angel investor.

team member Gerald Beuchelt Governance Advisor

CISO at LogMeIn. Former CISO at Demandware. A member of the Infragard Member Alliance Boston Chapter Board of Directors.

team member Balaji Ganesan Data Privacy Advisor

Serial entrepreneur. CEO of Privacera. Expert in data privacy and security. Focused on GDPR compliance.

team member Brad Gaynor Science Advisor

PhD in EE, Tufts University. Founder and CTO of Lexumo. Built the Cyber Systems Business at Draper Laboratory.

team member Charlie Liu Technology Advisor

Head of Global External Innovation & Partnership at Sony Mobile Communications. Technology expert.

team member George Totev Risk Advisor

Head of Risk and Compliance at Atlassian. Global Security Leader with expertise in governance and risk management.

team member Philipp Piper Search Advisor

Co-Founder Swarm Fund. Startup entrepreneur in advertising and blockchain technologies. Angel investor.

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Upcoming events

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London

Sept. 20, 2017

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Boston

Sept. 25, 2017

BlockchainExpo

Santa Clara

Nov. 29, 2017

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Press Mentions

BitClave wants to 'decentralize' search, let users profit from their own data

The company's goal is to enable a "decentralized" form of online search. Instead of running a search via Google and letting Google intermediate (give your data to advertisers and pitch you appropriate ads), for example, you could search via BitClave and receive payment for the data you're willing to share in exchange for targeted ads.

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Ex-LG Security Officer Targets Ad Privacy with Blockchain Search Engine

A blockchain startup founded by a former chief security officer at LG Electronics is releasing a decentralized search platform he claims will be more secure for users and more cost-effective for advertisers.

Called BitClave, the startup is led by Alex Bessonov, who notably oversaw security controls and research for LG's products in 2015 and 2016, a role where he said he was exposed to how even the most carefully designed technologies can go wrong.

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BitClave запускает поисковую систему с монетизацией релевантных запросов

Блокчейн-компания BitClave объявила о запуске поисковой платформы Active Search Ecosystem 25 июля. Об этом сообщили представители компании.

Поисковик BitClave Active Search Ecosystem (BASE) позволит рекламодателям, брендам и пользователям получать прибыль от каждого релевантного поискового запроса в экосистеме BASE, исключив посредников.

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BitClave – Online Marketing Advertising Consumer Activity Token (CAT)?

Blockchain startup BitClave proposes a solution launching the "Bitclave Active Search Ecosystem" (BASE) – a decentralized ecosystem directly connecting consumers and businesses, which will result in advertisers and online consumers receiving value from every relevant search query in the BASE ecosystem.

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Interview with BitClave

Bitcoin Chaser: What kind of problem, market deficiency or opportunity inspired you to launch your project?

BitClave: When it comes to online advertising, businesses are forced to pay exorbitant amounts of money to "middlemen" in order to reach a captive audience for their promotions.

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Blockchain Startup Bitclave Launches Advertising Application, Active Search Ecosystem and Cybersecurity Platform

Blockchain startup BitClave is planning to launch what they coin "the first product of its kind" called the “Bitclave Active Search Ecosystem” (BASE) which will result in advertisers and online consumers receiving value from every relevant search query in the BASE ecosystem.

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Bitclave Launches Active Search Ecosystem To Сonnect Businesses And Its Consumers

Blockchain startup Bitclave launches “Bitclave Active Search Ecosystem” (BASE) comprising advertising application, new search ecosystem and trustworthy cybersecurity platform.

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