Benchmark

The venture token

Setting the standard for integrating the new economy with proven business models.
  • Benchmark is the New Economy Manifested
  • Benchmark is Building the Future on the Blockchain
  • Benchmark is making the New Economy accessible to people everywhere - especially those previously disadvantaged through the Old Economy
Malta-based company compliant with European laws. Token sale hosted and coordinated in Switzerland.
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Our solution

Our first two steps in giving you access to the new economy is to enable you to participate in the Benchmark Crypto Hedge Fund and in the Benchmark Crypto Exchange. As a holder of Benchmark Utility Tokens, you will enjoy significant discounts on fees in both these entities.
Our highly skilled team of venture capital, business and financing experts will assess the viability of all projects and provide a gateway to sustainable projects via the BMK token
Complete and transparent process from project evaluation to funding. Participants will be able to monitor projects via their website, social media platforms and can also request to visit the specific operation if they are in the country.
Area
Description
Benchmark Crypto Exchange
To maintain liquidity through access to crypto and fiat currencies through a decentralized exchange supported by the liquidity of a centralized exchange
Benchmark Hedge Fund
To Support Token Value through Better Than Market Returns
Benchmark Venture Capital
To find and help fund powerful real businesses in:
  • Fintech
  • Recycling
  • Renewable Energy and Clean Water
  • and the construction of green communities
to make the World a better place
Benchmark Investment Banking Services
To Structure Deals with Proper Governance, ensuring safety of principal investment, creating and supporting better than market returns and returning invested Capital quickly.
Blockchain Business Incubator
To build a better world through implementing better business ideas.

Additional use cases of the BMK in the near future

Marketplace

BMK is required to make the marketplace function, programmatic access - (e.g. recruitment of new users, operations and additional functionality on the marketplace)

Currency

For all funded projects BMK will become the primary payment method, e.g each successful project listed on our marketplace will benefit from services provided through BMK. It will also used as the base currency to provide peer to peer loans through the Benchmark Finance Company in various companies and as a means of exchange for payments between various ring-fenced companies

New product development

In the future, in order to increase BMK adoption we will see the creation of the Benchmark wallet and Benchmark ATMS to serve employees and customers at major Benchmark installations

Integrations

Potential for off-chain integrations (e.g. M-Pesa)

Access

Access to marketplace and entry fee when launching a new project, access to additional membership tools and early access to new projects

Projects

Projects you can participate in
- with more to come

Participate with us in numerous scalable, ring fenced projects in cutting edge Fintech and in Planet Friendly Recycling, 360-degree green building and renewable energy. Be involved for the long term through Real Estate Investment Trusts.
Benchmark Finance Company
Teaching the unbanked majority to be financially literate and how to become savers, entrepreneurs and sophisticated investors.
Key fact
Businesslike but affordable finance options at the lower end of the market through the proven principles of the Grameen Bank model.
Material Recycling Facility
Our first proposed Material Recycling Facility will be in Alexandra near Johannesburg, South Africa. This is a highly profitable business in which most of your input material comes with a payment from the parties delivering the material because the business represents the only viable alternative to dumping in a landfill.
Key fact
Practically unlimited supply of suitable waste material delivered to site at no charge. Excellent labour supply in an adjoining township. Solves a major environmental problem.
REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust)
Participate in profitable, prime real estate at very low cost. Strong cash flow advantages at minimal risk.
Key fact
We make green building materials, we develop the properties and then together we own them through a REIT.
Tenkiv
Amazing technology that enables water purification or water desalination with the simultaneous generation of renewable energy using only hear from the sun, at a huge reduction on current costs.
Key fact
Scalable from small users to large communities. A key factor in enabling us to take property developments off the grid.
Benchmark Crypto Hedge Fund
Benchmark aims to start a new cryptocurrency hedge fund that will execute value enhancement activities for the BMK community and ensure demand for the Token.
Key fact
Last year, Crypto Hedge Funds globally produced an average return of 1,000 per cent on all funds (Source: Bloomberg)
The Benchmark Trading Exchange
Part of an ecosystem of white label crypto exchanges designed to create a network of multiple venues that utilises the synergies of a unified liquidity pool.
Key fact
Holders of Benchmark Utility Tokens will enjoy savings in fees when they join a Benchmark Crypto Exchange. Benchmark Crypto Exchanges will be decentralized exchanges, able to individually comply with the laws of various countries while being supported by the liquidity of a common orderbook and centralized trading engine. Entry into the market will be at much lower cost than what would be the case if an exchange was to be developed from scratch. This also makes it possible to deploy multiple exchanges in various countries very rapidly and thus gain a competitive advantage in the market.

Roadmap

Q1 2018

  • Incorporation Benchmark International in Malta
  • Selection of first five projects open for participation

Q2 2018

  • Start of Presale
  • Start of Public Sale

Q3 2018

  • Platform launch and access to projects

Q4 2018

  • Platform upgrade including enhanced monitoring features
  • Platform adds additional projects

2019/2020

  • Continuous implementation of further use cases for the BMK.

Resources

Token Sale

Token name & Ticker
Benchmark, BMK
Total supply
300,000,000 BMK
Hard cap
US$ 30,000,000
Soft cap
US$ 100,000
Available for Sale
50,000,000 BMK
– Presale
20,000,000 BMK
– Public Sale
30,000,000 BMK
Exchange rate
$ 1.00 = 1 BMK
Min. purchase
50 BMK
Restrictions
120 days on presale tokens
Unsold tokens
Burned

Early contributor discounts

Date
Or until amount of tokens sold equals
Discount
Until July 31
7,500,000
50%
1st Aug - 31st Aug
7,500,000
25%
1st Sep - 30th Nov
30,000,000
0%

TOKEN DISTRIBUTION

Token distribution

USE OF FUNDS

Use of Funds

Strategic partners

Our team

Pieter Coetzer

Corporate Finance and Business Development

Denis Quayle

Corporate Finance and Business Development

Zulekha Cara Flag of South Africa

Zulekha Cara

Crypto Entrepreneur and Trader

Dr. Douglas Lund

Real Estate Development and Construction

Muzi Kubeka Flag of South Africa

Muzi Kubeka

Operations and Finance Management

Ian Sibusiso Gwebu Flag of South Africa

Ian Sibusiso Gwebu

Chemical Engineer

Johan Gouws

Electrical Engineer

Dr. Carsten Weinreich

Endocrinologist and Physician

Rick Williams

Attorney, Public Company Capital Formation, Business Development

Jasper Cloete

Generational Wealth/Cooperative Banking/Entrepreneurship Development

Michael Hibbard

Business Development Specialist/Mining Executive

Christopher Smith

Entrepreneur/Investment Banker

Mike Spencer

Master Practioner Real Estate/Property Developer Consultant

Pieter Coetzer Jr.

Project Planning and Management

Chris Mutale Flag of Zambia

Chris Mutale

Entrepreneur

Christian Ellul Flag of Malta

Dr. Christian Ellul

Strategic Partner/Legal and Taxation Advisor

Dr Frederick Hölscher Flag of South Africa

Dr. Frederick Hölscher

Stakeholder relationships and Social Enterprise Development

Luke Szkudlarek Flag of Switzerland

Luke Szkudlarek

CMO

Mario Colombo Flag of Switzerland

Mario Colombo

CTO

Alexei Strasser Flag of Switzerland

Alexei Strasser

Blockchain Strategy & Tokenomics

Yaliwe Soko Flag of South Africa

Yaliwe Soko

ICO Advisor

FAQs

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