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Sports Media Powered by Blockchain

Scorum is the first sports social media powered by blockchain. It’s specialized for creating sports content and provides fans with the freedom to shape their own information space and get rewarded for expressing themselves and sharing their passion for sports.

3.9
31 30 expert ratings
Benchy 3.2
KYC
Experts
4.3
4.2
3.7
Review: coming soon PRO
~$5,630,000
value of tokens sold in ICO
Trading
0.05 USD
From Bitfinex on 2019-08-23 18:32:09 UTC
Token
Type
Price in ICO
1.0000 USD
Country
Whitelist/KYC
KYC & Whitelist
Restricted areas
China
ICO start
14th Jan 2018
ICO end
11th Feb 2018
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Hung Chih (Jason Hung)
Cofounder of International Consensus Association | Investor Relation | China Market
Rated on Nov 27, 2017
5
5
5
7%

Very impressed and interesting monetization model for sport gaming ecosystem. Looking forward to it success.

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Igor Karavaev
Blockchain Enthusiast and Advisor
Rated on Dec 21, 2017
4
3
3
3%
This rating's weight is reduced by 50% as there is no review added.
Nathan Christian
Blockchain Technology Consultant
Rated on Dec 30, 2017
5
5
4
6%

Great team, vision and product

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Ian Scarffe
Blockchain Consultant, ICO, IEO, STO Advisor. Founder at Crypto Consulting and Investments LTD.
Rated on Jan 14, 2018
4
3
3
3%
This rating's weight is reduced by 50% as there is no review added.
Luca Cotta
Icodriver...expert launching ICOs, ICO Influencer, IT expert.
Rated on Jan 22, 2018
3
3
3
3%
This rating's weight is reduced by 50% as there is no review added.
Mofassair Hossain
CEO and Founder Perhalic, ICO Advisor, Investor, PR and Marketing Expert
Rated on Dec 2, 2017
4
4
4
3%
This rating's weight is reduced by 50% as there is no review added.
James Sowers
Ico adviser
Rated on Dec 30, 2017
4
3
3
3%
This rating's weight is reduced by 50% as there is no review added.
P.B. Stanton Esq.
Securities and Banking law | Former US Marine JAG Officer | Complete legal advisory
Rated on Dec 28, 2017
5
5
4
5%

I love the ICO. I will be participating.

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Adnan Javed
Blockchain Startup Advisor, Technologist, Inventor
Rated on Jan 11, 2018
4
4
3
5%

The market is huge for sports media platform. The platforms economy and monetization scheme is quite interesting.

The team is quite strong. All the best to the team.

+3Agree
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Christopher Zenios
COO | CMO | Speaker | Blockchain | ICO Specialist | Consultant | Advisor | Writer | Project Developer| Investor
Rated on Feb 20, 2018
5
4
4
2%
This rating's weight is reduced by 50% as there is no review added.
Maksym Vysochanskiy
Founder of ICOExpert | Appsmoment | Blockchain Advisor
Rated on Dec 29, 2017
5
4
4
2%
This rating's weight is reduced by 50% as there is no review added.
Vladimir Manzyuk
Blockchain/System Analyst
Rated on Dec 19, 2017
4
5
3
4%

Pluses:
- Great and useful idea
- Working similar projects (Steemit, Golos)
- Excellent and correct choice of the blockchain – Graphene. Ethereum is definitely not suitable for the realization of this project
- World sports stars in a team, that will increase the recognizability of the product
- Great move with the exchange rates without commissions, this will attract a large audience

Minuses:
- Beta version doesn’t use graphene, it does not implement the basic functionality of the platform
- For the whole system to work, you need a really large number of partners and advertisers
- According to Linkedin, CTO has little experience in developing blockchain solutions, but good experience as a whole

+6Agree
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Simon Choi
Fintech & ICO Lawyer
Rated on Dec 26, 2017
4
4
4
2%
This rating's weight is reduced by 50% as there is no review added.
Vasily Sumanov
ICO advisor, Economy researcher
Rated on Nov 18, 2017
4
5
4
2%
This rating's weight is reduced by 50% as there is no review added.
Edward W. Mandel
Blockchain Enthusiast, ICO Expert, CEO - ObjectMicro, Inc.
Rated on Dec 3, 2017
4
5
4
2%
This rating's weight is reduced by 50% as there is no review added.
Simon Waddington
Software engineer and advisor
Rated on Dec 24, 2017
3
4
2
4%

Full disclosure - I'm not a sports person

Although the vision is basically a combo of several existing ICOs - social media, event data and analytics, plus betting - the combination for sports could be an attractive honey pot that brings users to the platform.

I wish they had made the product into a Smart Media Token app (STEEMs equivalent of an ICO) and saved themselves a lot of work. So far although they have a Git repo with code they freely admit they are basically using a clone of the Steem blockchain and leveraging the tried and proven Steemit economic model (which does have issues).

It is really not clear how they will do person to person betting with no house take. When you go after a massive multi-billion dollar industry and don't want a take, even a fraction of a percent, it seems either very ballsy or a mistake. I'm wondering if there are legal reasons for this. Also since there is also an ICO all about person to person betting called Wagerr that will take a year to launch I think Scorum may be underestimating the difficult around doing this reliably.

As for the team - it doesn't seem to have many tech heavy hitters in leadership. This is mostly sports advisors, evangelists, and business folks. However there are a quite a few blockchain and front/backend devs listed so at least they have a body count commensurable with getting shit done.

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Sebastian Spiteri
Engineer ¦ Co-Founder of Coinounce.com
Rated on Jan 1, 2018
4
4
4
2%
This rating's weight is reduced by 50% as there is no review added.
Abhijith Naraparaju
Co-Founder iCognitive Global | Blockchain Solution Architect
Rated on May 25, 2018
5
4
3
3%

TECHNICAL OBSERVATIONS
The platform will be built upon graphene protocol, it uses DPoS mechanism.

PROS
Graphene protocol has high throughput and underlying technology for Steem, Bitshares​ and Peerplays.
Content based social media marketing(Photo sharing, articles) can be easily pegged to graphene protocol.
Graphene protocol is best for financial applications.

CONS

No mention about technical architecture and github repository.

No mention about betting algorithms.
Though graphene protocol supports the high throughput, it doesn't have the computation verification mechanism.

OPEN QUESTIONS
Is the live broadcasting,E-commerce for sports merchandise are directly served through DLT?

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Ricardas Bernotavicius
ICO expert. Investor. Founder at IUNGO.Network and few other companies in MedTech and IoT sector.
Rated on Dec 11, 2017
4
3
3
2%
This rating's weight is reduced by 50% as there is no review added.
Joan Vallès
Wealth Manager and Advisor, Angel Investor
Rated on Dec 15, 2017
4
4
4
2%
This rating's weight is reduced by 50% as there is no review added.
Austin (Hyun sup) Chung
Co-Founder and CFO at ATFS
Rated on Dec 27, 2017
4
5
4
2%
This rating's weight is reduced by 50% as there is no review added.
Anurag Rathore
Ico Advisor
Rated on Jan 11, 2018
3
4
3
2%
This rating's weight is reduced by 50% as there is no review added.
Benjamin Randall
Blockchain Advisor
Rated on Feb 26, 2018
5
5
5
3%

There are many gambling ICOs, and most of them will catch on quickly because early adopters/investors typically like to gamble. I like the twist with this ICO in that it rewards contributors for content. There are many good choices in this sector, but I chose to invest in this one.

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Manav Singhal
Executive Board Member at Blockchain Foundation of India
Rated on Jan 15, 2018
4
4
5
3%

Something interesting in the sports industry. and i like the quirky way they have done it.

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Farabi Shayor
Marketing Professional | Research Experience Lead | Cryptocurrency Specialist
Rated on Dec 6, 2017
4
5
4
3%

Sport media industry is huge and the application of blockchain technology using Scorum seems very interesting. Looking forward to see more development.

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Lluis Saltó

Rated on Dec 22, 2017
4
3
3
1%
This rating's weight is reduced by 50% as there is no review added.
Ivan Kapytko
Mr
Rated on Jan 3, 2018
4
3
3
3%

Great team, but real world value of this project is not evident

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Anton Makarov
Kyu_cerah
Rated on Dec 14, 2017
4
4
3
1%
This rating's weight is reduced by 50% as there is no review added.
Anton Tronenko
ICO advisor
Rated on Dec 4, 2017
4
3
3
1%
This rating's weight is reduced by 50% as there is no review added.
Sergei Kolobov
ICO Advisor @ BLOCK512
Rated on Jan 15, 2018
5
5
5
1%
This rating's weight is reduced by 50% as there is no review added.
Benchy
ICO analyzer bot
3.2
14%

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