The art of creating Financial and Social wealth on the blockchain.
This is an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) for IMPACTXO Coins and Earth Tokens by the Impact Earth Foundation. For 1 USD participants will receive 1 IMPACTXO Coin, everybody can participate with a minimum of 10 USD.
Driven by the Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement, a multi-billion industry has emerged. Governments and companies alike need to reduce their CO2 footprint and want to improve their corporate Sustainability Image.
The Mission of Impact Earth is to offer complete sustainable Impact Investments Solutions fully managed on the blockchain that will reduce CO2 and will assist in creating sustainable communities in Developing Countries. Impact Earth will be the go to place for companies that want to improve their Sustainability Development Goals (SDG) or reduce their carbon footprint.
Each IMPACTXO coin will be backed by three streams of value creation.
- A blockchain company that created a protocol and a transparent blockchain platform to manage the complete lifecycle of the Impact Investments. The financial, social and sustainability impact is fully measured on the blockchain as well.
- A participation in a unique housing system that will be a solution to the global housing shortage and will contribute to CO2 reduction.
- Origination and pre-financing of a portfolio of sustainable real estate impact assets 70% of the crowdsourcing will be used to build a portfolio of real estate impact assets for our target clients and 30% is used to further improve our blockchain application and strengthen our partnership in the housing solution. Profits will be distributed quarterly to our coin holders.
70% of the crowdsourcing will be used to build a portfolio of real estate impact assets for our target clients and 30% is used to further improve our blockchain application and strengthen our partnership in the housing solution. Profits will be distributed quarterly to our coin holders.
What problems does Impact Earth solve?
The world is facing global challenges for sustainable development with focus on:
- reducing CO2 emissions globally to reduce the effects of climate change
- urbanisation, solving the demand for affordable housing in urban and off grid rural areas
- energy transition, reducing energy consumption using smart, climate design, producing renewable energy on site, and storing and distributing energy though smart networks
- addressing water, food and resource scarcity through resource efficient design strategies
Impact Earth’s approach to these problems is circular and inclusive, creating ecological and social value for its customers through community building and education managed on the Ethereum blockchain for transparency and control. Impact investing is a way of investing that creates financial returns for the investor and that makes the world a better and more sustainable place at the same time. Impact projects are typically designed to make communities more sustainable and reduce CO2, to create jobs and provide people with means to improve their livelihood and generate income which will enable them to repay the investors.
However, in many cases these investments are difficult to find, not transparent, difficult to manage and measure. Investment funds, institutions, companies and governments are struggling to do so.
The Impact Earth Solution
The Impact Earth Foundation will be able to offer a portfolio of services to our target clients. Ranging from managing an investment to offering full turnkey investment projects from origination to development and the financing structure. Based on three pillars, Impact Earth is able to provide a strong and unique base of value in this multi-billion industry for the holders of the IMPACTXO Coin.
The flexible IMPACTXO blockchain backbone solution based on the Connect Market Protocol © that makes the investment transparent from inception to exit. The solution will reduce the current ineﬃciencies and inaccuracies over the lifetime of the impact investment in real assets like real estate, green energy farms, etc., and will put transparent measurements and processes in place needed to monitor, manage and ultimately sell the asset. Linking digital identities of properties to the digital identities of owners and tenants/customers and transparent records on impact creation and CO2 reduction will create valuable online records for each real asset and will offer a clear and transparent track record.
Democratization of Housing
This unique flexible housing concept that will provide affordable houses for the less privileged and aims to facilitate access to proper housing for everyone and creates sustainable communities that will support CO2 reduction. The concept is based on the use of BIM (Building Information Modelling) and a highly efficient, on site production facility that can be run by locally trained personnel. Local architects will be selected to design low cost housing typologies using the tools and components from the predetermined BIM library. In so doing, the consortium has bypassed the issues of culture, climate and local building regulations, ensuring that supply meets demand and that the design solutions are contextually based. The BIM models can directly be used for the engineering and production of the components on site, thereby reducing production costs and enabling endless variations. The picture shows the onside factory that fits within an container.
Origination and Financing of Impact Assets
A lot of expertise comes into play when making a sustainable investment in developing countries. Knowledge is necessary not only to select sound and viable projects but also to create legally sound structures and to monitor on-going projects from commencement to completion. With our affiliated company Realty Africa, we have a lot of experience in origination of the best Impact Investments and we will create a fund that will pre-finance these Impact projects with good returns. We have many projects waiting in the pipeline to start after the ICO is finished. One of the first projects would be the refurbishment and expansion of a student housing complex in the City of Johannesburg which can house more than 100 students from the University of Johannesburg. There is a huge need for good quality affordable student accommodation.
Government, institutions and Industry participants will have the following goals under the Paris Agreement:
- To develop or improve corporate sustainability guidelines that describe their commitments to economic, environmental, safety and social sustainability in communities where they operate.
- To reduce their carbon footprint by participating in proven CO2 reduction projects anywhere and report on it.
However, executing these goals is not so easy. The main challenges our clients face are:
- Lack of in-house knowledge on participating in or implementing sustainable projects
- Lack of skills or staff to monitor the projects
- Lack of time to properly find, originate or finance sustainable projects
- Lack of financial capacity to be the sole investor in a project
Impact Earth will provide our target customers with a full end to end solution to address these goals and invest in transparent investments fully tracked and measured on the blockchain.
The IMPACTXO Coin
This coin offering will add value to everybody that is thinking about the future and will allow you, our coin holder, to participate in what will be the largest industry of the next decade.
The IMPACTXO coin will benefit our coin holders in several ways and will have:
- A link to a multi-billion-dollar industry
- A real tangible asset to support its value among others
- A price based on the underlying asset value of sustainable investments and a housing concept
- A link to inflation and a higher probability of increasing in value
- Little correlation to the dynamics of the cryptocurrency exchanges for diversification of risk
- Quarterly distributable profits by way of Earth Tokens
- A value and will be tradable on the biggest exchanges
Additionally, the IMPACTXO coin will:
- Be a good start of cryptocurrency holders who want to diversify their investments by investing in the future of sustainable investments
- Have Earth Tokens which can be exchanged for cash and be used to support philanthropic projects via the Impact Earth Foundation
The funds raised will be managed by the Impact Earth Foundation registered in the Netherlands. The solution is developed by the Transparent Concepts Company (also known as Realty Africa Connect) registered in the Netherlands. Deloitte has been tasked with the responsibility for auditing the projects developed with the funds of the coin offering.
The Impact Earth service offering
With the three components as mentioned above, we can create several services offerings to cater for our target customers:
- Origination on request of full turnkey Impact Asset investment: Companies and institutions will have the obligation to improve their social responsibility and sustainability profile. Using the full potential of Impact Earth, we can find projects, originate them, put the finance structure in place and manage the total project on the blockchain platform
- Manage in-house origination on the IMPACTXO platform: Institutions with the potential to originate their own projects can use the platform to manage their project and create a track record.
- Pre-financing small impact investments and creating a portfolio: Impact Earth can pre-finance small Impact Investments via our originating platform Realty Africa and create a portfolio. When the portfolio has enough substance, the portfolio will be offered to investors or the tokens will be combined and offered for an ICO.
- Affordable Housing projects: We come across land purchase opportunities on a regular basis in places where there is a huge need for affordable housing and the creation of more sustainable communities. Impact Earth with the help of the local Realty Africa teams, can develop these projects and offer them to institutions for investment or pre-finance the project as part of a portfolio.
- CO2 reduction projects: Under the Paris Agreement, many companies have a need to reduce their Carbon Footprint. This can be done by buying into CO2 reduction projects. The projects that we originate in affordable housing combined with clean energy sources, ECO-lodges or local solar farms, offer a huge CO2 reduction potential and will be an interesting investment or be eligible for UN funding. The asset and the CO2 reduction is managed and measured on the blockchain platform.
Yellow page directory of all industry specialists: The database of Market Participants will be made available as a subscription service to find the best Real Estate specialist in the countries that Impact Earth will be active.
Opportunities/how do you make money
The funds raised with the ICO are distributed over the three pillars of the Impact Earth Foundation according to the overview below:
These three elements will all generate a profit to the benefit of our IMPACTXO Coin holders. At least 70% of net profit after tax) will be distributed to IMPACTXO holders quarterly each year.
The demand for Impact Projects is growing every year. According to a survey by the Global Impact Investment Network (http://rab.one/GIIN), the market is growing by 17% to 20% a year and the total amount invested globally is more than 114 Billion USD. The report shows that return expectation by Impact Investors is close to market rate returns for more than 84% of the investors.
The Impact Earth Foundation makes money from cash flows earned on:
- Offering our blockchain solution to companies and institutions for managing their investments
- Developing sustainable projects with the housing solution
- Finding and originating Impact Assets that are subsequently sold on to companies or institutions that want to improve their sustainability profile or reduce their carbon footprint.
- Creating portfolios of pre-financed projects managed on our IMPACTXO platform which are subsequently sold to an investor.
- The yellow pages subscription model
The key to the IMPACTXO concept is the focus on Real Assets that hold value and serve as collateral. We believe that the Real Asset Impact investment model will drive the future value of IMPACTXO to levels far beyond the launch price backed by its assets, generating positive cash flows, equity participations and cash pool. Either way, the IMPACTXO token value increases substantially when the value of the underlying asset increases.
Returns are distributed to our coin holders in the form of Earth Tokens on a quarterly basis. A pool of cash held by the Transparent Concepts Company will support the Earth Tokens.
The Impact Earth Foundation is raising funds by selling IMPACTXO Coins. The nominal value of each IMPACTXO Coin will be USD 1 and it is possible to participate with a minimum of 10 USD. The maximum number of tokens that can be purchased at any one time is limited to 1 million USD.
The total supply of tokens is 100 million. This total of 100 million tokens is available for the ICO, minus the tokens reserved for the bounty program, the team and the founders. In the event that not all tokens are taken up during the ICO, the tokens will be put in storage for at least one year. The tokens of the founders will be kept in storage for 6 months after the end of ICO.
Early Bird Discounts
Early supporters will be offered a discount depending on when you join the pre-ICO.
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Pre-subscription purchases will be kept in storage until 7 working days after the ICO at which point IMPACTXO tokens will be distributed to buyers. See timeline.
During the pre-ICO and ICO, we accept payment in fiat currency or crypto currency. The USD will be the base currency for calculating the participation amount.
High Investment Bonus
Minimum investment of 50.000 USD during the sale period from 1st December 2017 until 31st of March 2018, will receive an additional 3% bonus in IMPAXTXO Coins. This discount is also applicable to EUR BTC or ETH participants and the actual exchange rate is used to convert the dollars to these currencies.
Minimum investment of 150.000 USD during this period, will receive an additional 5% bonus in IMPAXTXO Coins.