Golden Fleece Project To Expand Massive Altcoin Mining Ecosystem With Token Sale

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The Golden Fleece Project, a massively ambitious altcoin and cryptocurrency mining operation – is kicking off the first stage of its GFL ICO set to begin on August 15, 2017. The team recently finished their pre-sale which ended on July 30th.

Golden Fleece plans to expand and build up a cryptocurrency mining data center on the Black Sea coast in Georgia, a country at the intersection of Europe and Asia, where the national legislation is supportive of cryptocurrency and energy is cheap.

One of the top Georgian banks, Liberty bank is trading bitcoin and Litecoin. Moreover, Bitfury, a leading Blockchain technology company recently partnered with Georgia’s National Agency of Public Registry (NAPR) to put their data on Blockchain.

Other benefits of Georgia for mining

  • 0.5 – 0.6 cents per kW/h for Wholesale mining.
  • 80%+ of Electricity is produced from Hydro Power Plants.
  • BitFury has also invested in mining centers in Georgia.

Speaking with the team, they stated they are currently in the process of getting its smart contract deployed. With the funds received from its ICO stages, Golden Fleece will be growing and developing its mining rigs and facility.

Highlights of the Golden Fleece Project development plan

  • Expand mining Center to western Georgia where the majority of electricity production in the country is located.
  • $50 million USD investment plan.5,000 square meters of allocated space for the data center.
  • 5,000 square meters of allocated space for the data center.
  • 20-megawatt consumption of electricity supporting various mining equipment for a number of cryptocurrencies.

For diversification purposes, Golden Fleece is planning to use different types of mining equipment for numerous cryptocurrencies. Ethereum and other GPU compatible altcoins will have the largest share in the facility, however, the company said they also plan to install a small amount of ASIC miners. It has already put a pilot mining facility into production with more than $200,000 USD invested.

Golden Fleece also reported they’ve completed negotiations with energy sector partners which will construct combined hybrid wind and solar power plant on an adjacent territory to supply more than 50% of the data center’s energy needs.

Golden Fleece Tokens

There are 100 million Golden Fleece (GFL) tokens issued in total. Only 71 million will be available during the ICO stage(s).

Tokens will be sold in 3 stages:

1) Pre-ICO sale: July 14 – 30 / 1 million tokens available (now finished)
2) ICO 1st stage: August 15-30 / 30 million tokens available
3) ICO 2nd stage: September 15-30 / 40 million tokens available

1 ETH = 1000 GFL Tokens
1 BTC = 13 500 GFL Tokens

8 million tokens will be distributed and sold out of ICO campaign for up to 10 large partner investors for 0.5 USD per token.

After raising capital for the project, the building phase including grid connections will last 3-4 months. By February 2018, the data center will be operational. Half of the profit generated will be distributed to Golden Fleece token holders by means of a token repurchase scheme. Tokens will be repurchased according to a monthly plan at the market price. Another half of the profits will be reinvested to increase data center capacity.

More information on the Golden Fleece Project can be found in the company white paper.

About Richard Kastelein

Founder of industry publication Blockchain News, partner at ICO services collective CryptoAsset Design Group (helped raise over $200m+), director of education company Blockchain Partners (Oracle Partner) and ICO event organiser at leading industry event  CryptoFinancing (first ICO event in Europe) – Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive and entrepreneur. He sits on the advisory boards of half a dozen Blockchain startups and has written over 1200 articles on Blockchain technology and startups at Blockchain News and has also published pioneering articles on ICOs in Harvard Business Review and Venturebeat.
 
Kastelein has spoken (keynotes & panels) on Blockchain technology in Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Beijing, Brussels, Bucharest, Dubai, Eindhoven, Gdansk, Groningen, the Hague, Helsinki, London, Manchester, Minsk, Nairobi, Nanchang, San Mateo, Shanghai,Tel Aviv and Venice. His network is global and extensive.
 
He is a Canadian (Dutch/Irish/English/Métis) whose writing career has ranged from the Canadian Native Press (Arctic) to the Caribbean & Europe. He’s written occasionally for Harvard Business Review, Wired, Venturebeat, The Guardian and Virgin.com and his work and ideas have been translated into Dutch, Greek, Polish, German and French.
 
A journalist by trade, an entrepreneur and adventurer at heart, Kastelein’s professional career has ranged from political publishing to TV technology, boatbuilding to judging startups, skippering yachts to marketing and more as he’s travelled for nearly 30 years as a Canadian expatriate living around the world.
 
In his 20s, he sailed around the world on small yachts and wrote a series of travel articles called, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Seas’ travelling by hitching rides on yachts (1989) in major travel and yachting publications. He currently lives in Groningen, Netherlands where he’s raising three teenage daughters with his wife and sailing partner, Wieke Beenen.

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