We had great turn out for our AaA 2018 applications. From all the wonderful companies who have applied, we carefully selected the following 5 finalists to compete for the title of AaA 2018.
|INSPIRAVE||INSPIRAVE inspires people to “Save More, Faster” to afford the big purchases that may be out-of-reach otherwise, without debt. InSpirAVE’s proprietary platform empowers users to combine social gifting with the best savings offers from merchants and banks, and AI-driven transfers as part of a personalized plan that does not stop until the purchase is fulfilled. InSpirAVE’s solution — The Internet of Savings, unifying intelligent financial planning with the path-to-purchase — is informed by the founding team’s track-record across retail, e-commerce, and financial technology. Merchants and financial institutions partnering with InSpirAVE are equally distinguishing themselves as socially impactful brands, and realizing new revenue-streams from sales and customers they would not have had otherwise.|
|LGOMarkets provides a secure and transparent digital asset trading platform for institutional investors. LGOMarkets is registering as a member of FINRA and also as an Alternative Trading System (ATS) of SEC. With blockchain technology, LGOMarkets effectively prevents front-running and volume manipulation, and the timestamped orders and transactions on blockchain ensure an immutable and auditable trading environment.|
|Kambria||Kambriais a decentralized innovation platform providing a collaborative ecosystem for research and discussion of robotics and AI in order to break the innovation bottleneck caused by high-cost data and a lack of communication. Developers work together on robotics/AI projects and they are rewarded with tokens based oncontributions. Legal protection is offered and smart contracts are used to govern the transactions.
Kambria was established by the entrepreneur team of OhmniLabs, which is a mature company building highly capable and affordable personal robots using lean manufacturing techniques and processes.
|Global Dedt Registry
|Global Debt Registry helps original creditors through to senior lenders, underwriters and investors to more efficiently participate in the structured credit market with a new trust paradigm. GDR’s award-winning decentralized solutions are built on IBM’s Blockchain technology, enhancing loan data integrity. Tokenized assets can securely flow through the capital markets faster and at lower cost, reducing funding and investment risk, and enabling innovative new structured credit products. The decentralized loan ledger is designed and built in partnership with industry leaders and IBM to serve the unique needs of the credit market.|
|Chord||Chord is a home financing company providing a flexible, non-debt way to purchase properties instead of the traditional mortgage. This way, clients pay rents each month like tenants however enjoy property rights as the home owners. Chord purchases the properties and also shares the proprietorship and related costs with home buyers or real estate investors. Propertybuyers can design their financing plans with Chord regarding down payments, mortgage periods, how to split shares and costs with Chord, property transfers, and refinancing strategies.|