The upcoming year of 2019 will bring a new batch of crypto and blockchain projects which will give investors the opportunity to get involved and expand their portfolio with new tokens. We have comprised a list featuring some of the biggest ICOs that will occur in early 2019 which might interest you.
Geon Network ICO
ICO Schedule: 31 January 2019- 31 March 2019
Geon is a project which uses the technology of Augmented Reality (AR) to reshape how we perceive our reality. The platform will let users generate Geons which can be used in real life, allowing them to easily execute transfers.
By using this system, it facilitates in a unique way the interaction between businesses and consumers. Users are able to set up conditions which must be met before the transfer of value is executed. The platform developed a crypto token Geon Token (GEON) which is based on the ERC-20 protocol, that runs on Ethereum’s blockchain.
ICO Schedule: 15 January 2019- 15 March 2019
MenaPay was designed to serve as a payment option that would provide financial access to people from the Middle East and Africa. This blockchain-based platform intends to be a substitute to traditional payment systems, by providing a new cryptocurrency.
MenaPay will be the intermediary between customers and merchants, facilitating direct interaction through blockchain use. Merchants will be able to integrate MenaPay’s technology on their platform in order for them to accept crypto payments.
The platform’s native MenaCash can be categorized as a stablecoin, as its price is pegged 100% by the US dollar, one MenaCash being valued at one dollar. The crypto will serve as a payment for MenaPay platform transactions.
ICO schedule: 21 January 2019- 21 March 2019
PRE-ICO schedule: 07 January 2019- 21 January 2019
HotCoin is a cryptocurrency which enables users to gain access to products and services from the adult entertainment industry, while also retaining their privacy.
HotCoin (HCN) runs on top of Ethereum’s ERC-20 blockchain protocol. The project developers have claimed that the token can already be used to access adult websites and services.
ICO schedule: 1 March 2019- 15 March 2019
Pre-Sale schedule: 22 May 2018- 01 March 2019
RAWG, which also goes by the alias of the ‘IMDb of games’, is a platform dedicated to video game discovery and storage that contains more than 50,000 names from a multitude of popular gaming platforms. RAWG specializes in converting gaming skills into items and services.
Gamers will be rewarded with RAWG tokens for their in-game victories. Platform users will be able to claim special deals from RAWG’s partners by using the tokens, and they can also exchange them for other cryptocurrencies. RAWG tokens can also be used by advertisers to purchase ads on the platform to reach a broader audience.
The value of a RAWG token derived from the price of the ad posted on RAWG, for instance, 100 RAWGs will be worth 1,000 banner ad impressions.
ICO schedule: 11 December 2018- 11 February 2019
A project of the company Bits2u, PeruCoin is an initiative that aims to educate the people of Peru about cryptocurrencies and their use. By teaching the Peruvian public about cryptos they hope to encourage them to invest in digital assets.
The project intends to raise the awareness of the general Peruvian population on the advantages and security features provided by cryptocurrencies and its underlying technology- blockchain. The end goal would be to create a new financial ecosystem in Peru which would be driven by the people’s interactions with blockchain technology and assets management.
OCEAN Poseidon Foundation
ICO schedule: 16 February 2019- 24 March 2019
OCEAN Poseidon is a non-profit organization which is looking to develop solutions to the problems generated by climate change. Their Reduce platform is based on the emergent technologies of AI and blockchain which limits CO2 emissions by connecting users to a carbon credit system. Reduce enables users to positively impact the climate by making any transaction.
Poseidon’s OCEAN token is issued by the Stellar platform instead of Ethereum, due to the fact that the former was considered to be the most environmentally-friendly platform because it lacks a consensus mechanism which generates huge power consumption.
HyperionX (TREE) ICO
ICO schedule: 20 February 2019-31 December 2019
HyperionX is a community-driven marketplace in which users are stimulated by rewards to watch ads and complete other activities such as surveys.
HyperionX‘s objective is to create a free marketplace which is governed by decentralization, thus enabling content creation and tokens rewards for accomplishing certain activities.
ICO schedule: 5 January 2019- 5 February 2019
Pre-ICO schedule: 15 November 2018- 30 December 2018
By connecting with Namastree devices, Namacoin aims to drive the development of third world countries. Namastree was developed to improve the quality of life of people from third world countries by providing an IOT device which harnesses and converts the power of the Sun into basic services. The usage data will be stored through the use of blockchain technology. Namacoin is based on the ERC-20 protocol, and it will enable holders to access multiple features.
ICO schedule: 14 January 2019 – 28 February 2019
Stackr intends on being a solution for long-term savings, enabling investors to diversify their portfolio with both capital and digital holdings. By merging the best features of traditional finance and blockchain technology, Stackr was able to create this innovative savings solution.
Stackr’s objective is to remove the barriers of traditional finance that have an adverse effect on savings solutions, while also developing machine learning- based investment options for intelligent and secure investing.
ICO schedule: 01 February 2019 1 – 30 April 2019
ICO Pre-Sale schedule:01 December 2018 – 15 January 2019
EndChain is a blockchain utility company which is expected to be patented for its blockchain-based tracking system. Through EndChain, companies can easily obtain generic barcode data and the specific blockchain QR code of a product.
EndChain intends to shake up the logistics industry by using the advantages of blockchain: decentralization, open protocols, and transparency.
With this, we conclude our list of the most interesting ICOs on the year to come. There are many projects which you can choose from and integrate into your portfolio.