As Cointelegraph reported in February, the Skale token sale was the primary to be launched on the Activate platform developed by ConsenSys. Its goal is to bootstrap new initiatives with an concerned neighborhood that will carry out the features required of it, for instance staking their tokens to safe the community.
To accomplish that, the platform developed the idea of Proof-of-Use. Upon supply, the tokens can solely be used on the platform through staking, and so they can’t be offered till they’re utilized in such method for a minimum of 60 days.
According to ConsenSys, the sale accrued over $53 million in buy intent from 4,533 members. The remaining variety of members was nonetheless 3,736 individuals, for a mean contribution of $1,330.
The firm mentioned that the aim of the sale is primarily to seek out engaged customers; gathering funds was a secondary purpose. Skales CEO Jack OHolleran beforehand instructed Cointelegraph that the undertaking does not likely want the cash it collected because it has operated on enterprise capital to date.
The token sale was designed to attain the fairest token distribution attainable and probably the most variety of particular person members. Joining the sale requires a complete Know Your Client verify, which ought to deter most sybil assault makes an attempt the place one entity might register a number of accounts to bypass restrictions.
Skale Network is an Ethereum (ETH) sidechain that goals to create a excessive efficiency blockchain setting appropriate to interchange cloud internet hosting suppliers like Amazon Web Services. Over 50 DApps are constructing on the sidechain, the undertaking claims, which is anticipated to enter the second section of its mainnet on Oct. 1.
Users who acquired the SKL tokens will be capable to delegate them to a listing of 21 validators who will run the Skale nodes, incomes staking rewards in doing so.