ASQ Protocol (ASQ) Content Protocol - Rating and Details of ASQ Protocol ICO (Token Sale) - Rating: Not Rated

ASQ PROTOCOL is a content ecosystem that leverages the transparency of blockchain to streamline the value flow between those users who are supplying and consuming information.

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Q4 2018

Phase I: Сentralized PoC on the ASKfm platform: Token sale conclusion. Testing different transaction and revenue models.

Q2 2019

Phase II: Decentralized MVP: Protocol launch User wallets’ launch. Centralized storage launch. Initial implementation on the ASKfm 2.0 platform.

Q4 2019

Phase III: Full implementation with multiple platforms: Publication of API for work with the protocol Implementation on second ecosystem partner NING’s platform. Opening registrations for new ecosystem partners Launch cross-platform interaction within the protocol.

Q1 2020

Phase IV: Storage decentralization and storage reward revenue matrices implementation.

Team Members

Maxim Tsaryk


Has led ASKfm as CEO since 2016 along with Noosphere Ventures acquisition.
Served more than 2 years as COO of Together Networks, a leading online dating platform, and upwards of 5 years in executive positions in various social discovery businesses. He is the Former Product Director of Cupid plc, a publicly listed company, and has 9 years' experience in IT projects.

Laura Edison

Director & General Counsel

Joined Nooshphere Ventures in 2015, and ASKfm in 2016. With more than 10 years' experience in international law (having trained with Pinsent Masons, among the leading 15 international firms), Laura is the founder of Edison Legal Ltd, a legal consultancy service to start ups, SMEs and established international enterprises, advising on all aspects of IT/IP/Data Protection/Consumer Law and E-Commerce.

Elena Obilets

ICO Lead

Joined ASKfm as COO in 2016 along with Noosphere acquisition and now serves as the the company's ICO Lead. PM with more than 10 years' IT experience and 7 years' experience in product/project management and full-cycle product development. Formerly, she ran the Product Department of Together Networks, a leading dating platform, and launched social discovery projects in Cupid plc, a publicly listed company, beginning in 2010.

Victor Ivanenko


Joined ASKfm in 2016.
More than 10 years' experience in management consulting, corporate restructuring for multinational groups, financial management in the information technology industry and international corporate tax consulting as Senior Tax Consultant at PwC and Tax Supervisor at KPMG.

Dmitriy Smotritskiy


Joined Noosphere Ventures in 2013. More than 6 years' CTO experience in various high-loaded products and startups — mostly social networks. One of them is IamOn, a global decentralised market of concierge services based on a blockchain platform, launched in 2015 and successfully sold later. He is an early bitcoin adopter and crypto enthusiast.

Janis Grivins


Joined ASKfm in 2016.
Founding partner and strategist in several full-service digital marketing agencies operating in the Baltic States, Eastern Europe and Central Asia with 15 years' experience in product development and communications.
He formerly worked as a Creative Director and Creative Account Director at Ogilvy and Red Cell affiliated agencies specialising in interactive projects.

Anfisa Anikushina

Chief Investment Officer

Joined Noosphere Ventures in 2017 and ASKfm in 2018.
More than 15 years' experience in the leading financial industrial groups and investment banks in the sectors of finance, energy and media.
She specialises in general management, fundraising, financial management and product development and has participated in the launch of startups, M&A deals, private placements and the issue and sale of equities.

Jay Eum


Serves as Co-Founder and Managing Director of TransLink Capital. With 18 years' experience in venture capital, notable exits include Carbonite, DivX, InPhi, Intellon, PayPal, Pure Digital and YuMe. Prior to TransLink, Jay served as Managing Director of Samsung Ventures and General Manager, North Asia at Aicent. He is the former Vice President of Vertex Management and Senior Director at Dialpad Communications, Inc.

Alex Mashinsky


СEO and founder of the platform to support the top 20 blockchain coins in crypto Celsius Network. Alex is the founder of the following companies: GroundLink, Transit Wireless, Governing Dynamics, Arbinet. He has authored over 50 patents that cover aspects of VOIP, Smart Grid, Ad exchanges, Groupon, Twitter, Skype, App Store, Netflix streaming concept, and many other top- performing web companies. Alex was listed in the Business Insider’s “The Silicon Alley 100: New York’s Coolest Tech People”.

Simon Dixon


CEO and co-founder of online investment platform, FinTech angel investor (other investments include in Bitfinex, BitPay, Unocoin, Kraken, BitPesa, BitStamp and over than 100 others) and author of the book Bank to the Future.
Simon is an ex-investment banker active in Blockchain and Bitcoin.
He is regularly quoted and appears in many major press and media platforms including BBC, FT, CNBC, Reuters, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal and others.

Itai Damti


Itai Damti is Entrepreneur in Residence (Fintech) at 500 Startups, the founder and CEO of Antifragile, a Fintech consulting firm.
He has co-founded and spent 10 years with Leverate — an industry leader in tech for online brokers, with over 100b USD in monthly trading volume.
Itai invests in startups and actively mentors in leading accelerators worldwide, including Barclays Techstars (Tel Aviv) and HAX (China).

Uriel Peled


Uriel is the key advisor for several notable crypto projects and has been named one of Israel’s top 25 blockchain influencers. Prior to Orbs, Uriel co-founded Visualead, an AR/VR startup that was acquired by Alibaba. He is a former Team Leader at Mellanox, a leading Israeli high-tech company. Uriel holds a BSc summa cum laude in Electrical Engineering from the Technion.

Nimrod May


CMO at SirinLabs, a blockchain consumer electronic company that has concluded the 4th largest token crowdsale in history raising almost $160M and now is working on FINNEY — the blockchain smartphone with an embedded cold storage crypto-wallet.
Nimrod’s extensive hi-tech experience includes serving as VP of marketing at Gett, being a CEO at RDSeed investment fund, an investor and CMO at