– There was information in regards to the sale of the Vostok challenge to GHP Group. Are you able to elaborate on the main points of the deal?
The Vostok model and a portfolio of tasks had been bought to GHP Group. GHP Group will use the model to develop its personal blockchain tasks within the Russian Federation. VST token and VST community stay underneath the management of the Waves group. The funds raised whereas the primary funding spherical additionally stay underneath the Waves group’s management.
– How are the buyers’ funds ($120 mil) going for use?
The funds will probably be used for growth of the Waves ecosystem, together with the Enterprise division. A part of the funds may even be used to allow the eventual merge of Waves Enterprise and Waves Platform community underneath one native token.
– What do you imply by Waves Platform and Waves Enterprise networks merging?
That is what will occur in our subsequent main launch, which we’re calling ‘Waves 2.0’. That is presently within the analysis stage. Additional particulars about this launch will probably be printed in This fall 2019.
– Are VST tokens associated to the (bought) Vostok challenge?
VST tokens stay within the Waves ecosystem and are underneath the management of the Waves group. The sale didn’t consequence within the switch of tokens to GHP Group.
– How (and when) will the remaining VST airdrop tokens be distributed?
We reserved Four p.c of whole VST provide for the airdrop, and the ultimate tranche will probably be distributed to verified accounts (by way of Waves Keeper or transaction). Verification was launched to make sure the distribution of tokens solely amongst energetic accounts and group members. Full verification to substantiate account possession, and you may be included within the token distribution checklist. Tokens will probably be despatched inside every week of verification.
– Since Vostok was bought, will there be additional gross sales of VST tokens or not? In that case, when?
We don’t plan to conduct any additional public sale, however further liquidity might be added to the market based mostly on demand if mandatory. This can solely occur if the worth reaches $1.60.
– How VST tokens had been bought through the early funding rounds? Are these the identical tokens that had been distributed through the airdrop?
Throughout the closed funding spherical, 20% (200,000,000) of VST tokens had been bought for $0.60 per token. One other 4% (40,000,000) of VST tokens had been reserved for the airdrop. All VST tokens had been issued, and there was no division of those tokens into separate sorts or functions — they’re the identical token.
– What’s Waves Enterprise chain?
Waves Enterprise chain is a permissioned (administered) public blockchain community, to which company sidechains anchor in an effort to assure their consistency. Will probably be related to different public chains via a sidechain protocol, and can finally use the identical native token, WAVES.
– Why have you ever made this step?
Waves has all the time been a world challenge, and we intend to develop worldwide. Waves Enterprise, which originated within the Vostok challenge, has change into a world division of Waves. We bought Vostok to deal with worldwide enlargement and keep away from turning into restricted to sure markets. Moreover, the idea of unification of personal and public networks in a single ecosystem is what drives the long run Waves 2.Zero platform. Re-branding our personal community as an explicitly Waves-based challenge is part of the Waves 2.Zero roadmap.
– Do the Vostok buyers from whom you raised $120 million have a share in Waves Enterprise?
VST tokens are utility tokens. They don’t give buyers the fitting to a share in Waves, Vostok, or Waves Enterprise. Waves Enterprise community will run utilizing VST token, and may have a separate growth roadmap till then. When Waves 2.Zero has been totally launched, Waves Enterprise community will probably be related to the Waves Platform public chains and they’ll all use the identical native token. The token merge will probably be made based mostly on their respective market capitalisations round 2021.