Icecat started as content service for ecommerce within the iMerge holding.
Open Icecat introduced as open content catalog sponsored by major tech brands
Founding of Icecat N.V. as a spin-out, providing global content services
Acquisition content activities of Kieskeurig (Sanoma). Co-founding Hatch BV
Start Icecat Live. Set-up of Icecat Estonia. Vortex Capital participates in Hatch
IPO and listing of Icecat at Dutch NPEX
Pre-ICO pre-sale for “investors”
ICO pre-sale (date set during pre-ICO)
ICO Main-Sale (date set during pre-ICO)
Closing ICO, start trade (date set during pre-ICO)
Accepting ICURY as (pre-)payment of services, e.g., in relation to handling micropayments for data downloads.
Piloting Proof Of Quality (POQ) by integrating wallet and providing ICURY incentives.
Developing a third party, decentralized version of POQ publishing software.
Publishing POQ as open source for 3rd parties
Other blockchain projects to decentralize core-functions of Icecat such as updating the taxonomy and Quality Assurance.