Open Source University ICO (EDU)
Connecting Businesses within educational markets
Open Source University is the world’s blockchain based academic and career Development public ledger. Open Source University is expected to help 7 billion learners connect with the world’s top academic educational institutions and professional development opportunities via Ethereum’s blockchain. Open Service University provides a decentralized platform to immutably track and validate individual academic achievements of learners all over the glove.
Via the platform’s marketplace, learners can have access to the best educational offerings and career opportunities. Via utilization of smart contracts, all certifications that reflect the progress of learners’ developmental progress are recorded onto the blockchain. On the other hand, businesses benefit by having access to the ideal candidates
End: Jul 4, 2018
Open Source University Score Analysis
- Total 8.9
- Integrity 10
- Team 10
- Vision 9
- Product 7
- Marketing high
- Community mid-high
- Risk low
Open Source University plans to create a decentralised platform that will use blockchain to connect businesses, academia and learners with three different smart contracts. As of now, it has no competitors in this field but their unique system will regardless give them an advantage over any new competition that may arise in the future. The product itself is currently in advanced stages of development and its alpha is meant to be released in the near future. OSU's greatest strength is its team with plenty of experience in many different fields such as management, development and marketing. Open Source University's marketing is very high quality on most platforms and has also received a rather positive response from the crypto community.
Open Source University Use of Token
EDU is Open Source University's native token. EDU is an Ethereum based ERC20 token. There is a total of 48 million EDU tokens which will be distributed as follows: 10% will be sold via the pre-sale, 62.5% will be offered for sale via the ICO crowdsale, 17.5% will be reserved for the development of Open Source University, 8% will be awarded to the team and advisors, and 2% will be allocated to the bounty program.
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Open Source University Past Events
- 31 December, 2015
The Open Source University proof-of-concept phase was initiated, along with corporate partners from the Bulgarian industry and software development sectors, resulting in early versions of the system’s architecture and design. The Open Source University research project initiated at the Faculty of Management within the Technical University of Sofia, resulting in scientific publications on the subject, published in Bulgaria, Latvia, and the Czech Republic.
- 31 December, 2016
Open Source University was announced among the top 10 social innovation ideas globally, in competition with 400 technology concepts and 130+ project proposals as part of the Living Progress Challenge of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Open Source University receives positive reviews and engages itself in expanding its partnership network under programs for supporting young entrepreneurs, led by the Ministry of Economy and the Open Society Institute.
- 31 December, 2017
OS.University was announced as a 2017 “YouthSpeak’’ forum winner in Latvia, based on a scaled-down prototype version, resulting in a 2-month distributed learning program implementation project at a community center in Sao Paulo, Brazil. OS.University development phase reaches an important milestone, leading the way to our initial coin offering (ICO).
Open Source University Future Events
- 30 June, 2018
The alpha release of the OSU platform will have the following functionalities: - Learners will be able to store their certificates and search for professional opportunities - Businesses will be able to post job positions and filter the right candidates from a pool of talented learners - Academia will be able to upload courses and programs along with the ability to verify already issued certificates over the blockchain technology. - Payments/Withdrawals will be in ETH and EDU.
- 31 December, 2018
In addition, the Beta release will have the following functionality upgrades: - Learners will be able to participate in challenges, receive scholarships provided by a particular Academy or Business and form Alumni Networks. - Business will be able to request custom courses and programs along with preparing challenges and internship programs for the employees. - Academia will have the additional functionality to gather Alumni Networks and manage academic challenges. - Additional integration of fiat payments which will open the platform for mass adoption and increase its flexibility.
- 30 June, 2019
Establishing strong connections with a broader group of High Schools and Universities in North America, Europe and Asia. Building a network of business developers who are actively collaborating with Academia and Businesses in regard to integration processes and mass adoption of the platform.