Hi Friends, What's Acorn? Acorn is building a blockchain based crowdfunding platform that's the first to be free and open to any legal project in any country. What They Do The Acorn Collective is using blockchain to help founders and startups find access to funding. We provide crowdfunding that is accessible, transparent and more likely to succeed. It's a huge and growing market in the West and a largely untapped market in most developing countries. Crowdfunding - The Problem 78% of campaigns fail to achieve their raise target 62% of potential backers didn't believe the project was legitimate 1.9% of raised funds go to developing countries 27% of campaigns fail even with starting capital Acorn’s Solution Accessible Crowdfunding We are more accessible than any other platform by allowing all countries and listing any legal & ethical project. Where other platforms charge 5-10% just for the crowdfund, we’ll do it for free. Our flexible funding structure means founders do not need excessive seed capital. Accelerators will help to introduce, vet and mentor projects. Project Success Our Crowdfunding Engine improves campaign success rate. It provides the tools to execute successful crowdfunding campaigns, the statistics to make the right decisions and access to lists of backers with a proven history of supporting similar campaigns. Smart contract milestones can be used to release funds early. Blockchain Transparency Blockchain provides full transaction transparency, resulting in increased trust and a higher crowdraise for the founders. All transactions are done via OAK, an Ethereum token. Projects’ spending can always be tracked, in turn making backers more willing to support a campaign with more money. Acorn Marketplace An integrated Acorn marketplace provides campaign services from Acorn and 3rd parties. Post-crowdfunded projects have immediate access to list their own service or project on the marketplace. Founders will have optional premium access to data about backer trends and past campaigns to make the right decisions about their campaign. This improves success rates in the campaign and post-crowdfunding delivery stage. Attractive Tokenomics OAK is a fixed supply ERC-20 token that is used in all transactions within the Acorn ecosystem, from crowdfunding, marketplace spending and external purchases via the Acorn payments gateway. Real utility means real demand for the token. The regulator has been notified of our ICO and has no objection to our legal advisor’s classification of our utility token. Early Incentives The Project Incentive Fund, made up from a proportion of the ICO, provides generous and early incentives for backers and founders to join Acorn and adopt the OAK token. By rewarding projects to join our platform, we promote the rapid growth of the Acorn platform, as each crowdfunding campaign in turn recruits new users into our ecosystem. 300+ projects are already registered. OFFICIAL SITES Website Acorn Collective Telegram The Acorn Collective Twitter Acorn Collective (@AcoCollective) | Twitter Facebook The Acorn Collective Medium Acorn Collective – Medium Bitcointalk ✅ [ANN] [ICO] ✅ PRE-SALE SOLD OUT - ACORN COLLECTIVE! ✅ MAIN SALE 26 MAY 2018 YouTube The Acorn Collective Github Acorn Collective The Papers Technical Paper - Acorn Collective.pdf Project Approval Process - Acorn Collective.pdf One Pager - Acorn Collective.pdf Whitepaper - Acorn Collective.pdf Thanks.