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Koin Rewards:

disrupting the loyalty industry

Koin Rewards:

disrupting the loyalty industry

Koin Rewards:

reinventing loyalty through blockchain

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the problem

Loyalty programs are failing to deliver:

Q

Disillusioned Members

Market research indicates mass disengagement from major programs because members don’t receive enough value to encourage brand loyalty.

s

Marketing & Promotion Assault

A poor member experience is exacerbated by constant promotional bombardment.

Saturation & Homogenisation

Loyalty programs with similar designs blend into irrelevance for all but the most dedicated shopper.

our research

A 6-week pilot proved high interest in this cutting-edge approach. Members earned Ether for transacting at 12 retailers at the University of NSW, Sydney campus.

%

rating for motivating spend at the retailers

vs 59% for their favourite loyalty program

%

would recommend to family & friends

vs 57% for their favourite loyalty program

%

rated cryptocurrency more appealing than loyalty points

watch the research video

THE SOLUTION:

Everyday Crypto

Koins at Koin Rewards

genuine value

A currency which increases in value the more popular it becomes, driving deep member engagement.

Koins at Koin Rewards

differentiation

A first-of-its-kind program guaranteed to stand out from the noise and generate significant hype and consumer interest.

Koins at Koin Rewards

permission marketing

A program which rewards members for their attention from the brands they love and is GDPR compliant.

A loyalty program built on blockchain

a loyalty program built on blockchain

Members are rewarded with ‘Koin’ crypto-tokens for their spending and their attention.

leading the way

Koin Rewards will play a key role in facilitating mass market cryptocurrency usage and adoption

R

Registering to buy cryptocurrencies is complex and confusing.

Koin will make it possible for members to start earning with a simple and familiar join process.

R

Cryptocurrency volatility makes trading risky.

Koin will make it possible for members to own cryptocurrency without having to invest any of their own money, removing the risk.

R

Cryptocurrency spend options are limited.

Koin will make it easy for members to spend cryptocurrency at retail partners unlocking significant value.

how it works

1) Download the Koin app.

2) Earn Koins at participating retailers.

3) Hold onto the Koins to see if the value rises OR seamlessly spend at retail partners.

How 'Koin' works

our roadmap

Koin Rewards Time Line

OCT-NOV '17

Proof of concept

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Jul ’18

Funding Round

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Sep '18

Prototype complete

Koin Rewards Time Line

Nov '18

Alpha Coalition formed

Koin Rewards Time Line

Feb '19

Product release

Koin Rewards Time Line

Mar '19

Launch ICO

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APR '19

Launch additional partners

Koin Rewards Time Line

MAY '19

Accelerate new retail partner acquisition effort

Koin Rewards Time Line

JUL '19

Launch Personal Data Wallet

Koin Rewards Time Line

AUG '19

Develop 3rd party data analytics reporting capabilities

OCT-NOV '17

Proof of concept

July ’18

Funding Round

Sep '18

Prototype complete

Nov '18

Alpha Coalition formed

Feb '19

Product release

Mar '19

Launch ICO

APR '19

Launch additional partners

MAY '19

Accelerate new retail partner acquisition efforts

JUL '19

Launch Personal Data Wallet

AUG '19

Develop 3rd party data analytics reporting capabilities

our team

The Koin executive team

Curt Hopkins

Curt Hopkins

Chief Executive Officer

Curt has spent much of his career in the technology sector serving as CEO of Telenomics, a mobile phone retail business in London with £40m in revenue. Prior to that he led the management buy-in of Redeem, a consumer electronics recycling firm, where he was also CEO. He has held senior executive roles at Vodafone, Nortel and Fujitsu and was recently an investor director at Novastone, a leading fintech business. His board seats include Keia Wellness, a digital health internet marketplace, Arvato and Corbett Keeling. His private investment vehicle is Consilium Ventures.

Chris Mason

Chris Mason

Chief FINANCIAL Officer

Chris has 17 years experience as an advisory professional across a diverse range of industry and geography. He has worked with early stage and start-up businesses in a financial leadership role for the past 10-years. Chris has been finance director of a number of successful SME’s in the UK and also co-founder of an online retail business. Before moving to the UK full time Chris held a senior leadership role with a publicly listed Australian company and worked for a global accounting firm.

Jerome Rousselot

Jerome Rousselot

Head of Blockchain

Dr. Jerome Rousselot is the founder of Jita, a blockchain crypto advisory firm, and is Koin Rewards’ Head of Blockchain Technology since August 2018. Jerome has a PhD in Theoretical Computer Science and is the founder of Jita, a blockchain and crypto advisory services business helping startups and companies to define their strategy, build their team, review their technology roadmap and improve their security practices.

James Brown

James Brown

Head of Product

James Brown is responsible for the design and development of the Koin Rewards platform, ensuring the product experience and feature-set meet the needs of Members and Merchants, whilst evolving the application of innovative solutions.
James’ experience spans the Retail (Carphone Warehouse), Telecoms (TalkTalk & Hutchison Whampoa) and Aviation (LSG Sky Chefs) industries, across which he has built greenfield digital solutions for organisations of all sizes from multi-national conglomerates to the public sector to start-ups, for which he has a number of successful exits under his belt.

Chris Steel

Chris Steel

Head of Technology

Chris has over a decade of experience delivering software projects within the fintech sector, working with a range of companies and clients, from asset management firms (Capital Group, RPMI), to retail banks (Halifax, Santander, Lloyds Banks), to fintech start-ups delivering software to well known organisations (GoCompare, Compare the Market, Experian, Mercer). Chris is passionate about helping SME’s build resilient and innovative technology solutions in a sustainable manor. As Co-Founder and Technical Director of Longitude Innovation Chris helps organisations clarify, plan and execute digital innovation strategies in order to realise the full potential of their conceptual vision.

Tony Piedade

Tony Piedade

Head of Loyalty

With some 20 years of commercial experience Tony brings a wealth of knowledge from across the spectrum of Financial Services, Banking and most notably Loyalty where he has spent the last 10 years working in senior roles for leading brands like Avios (British Airways Loyalty Program) and Etihad Aviation Group. As a Consultant and advisor, Tony has recently led a client through the launch of the world’s first global, points-based loyalty program for Private Jet Chartering.

Non-executive team

Grant Calton

Grant Calton

CO-FOUNDER & CHAIRMAN

Grant is a partner at Ironbridge Capital, an FCA regulated corporate advisory firm and investment syndicate where he advises companies across a variety of sectors, including entertainment, media, technology, fashion and property. He spent 14 years in Australia where he was a founder of companies in magazine publishing, music production and distribution, public relations and music television. Upon returning to Europe, he has co-founded an AIM-listed online fashion retailer, a film distribution company and is active in property development projects. He joined Ironbridge Capital Partners LLP in 2010.

Fergal O'Mullane

Fergal O'Mullane

CO-FOUNDER & NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Fergal has over 15 years experience successfully working with retail technology companies on strategic business development and investment in the UK. He was co-founder of Amplience, a leading B2B rich content solution for retailers globally. His areas of industry speciality include: entrepreneurship, investor ready development, strategic business development, e-commerce, multichannel strategy, fund raising, channel/partnership development within the retail space. He founded Validify to discover, curate and connect retailers with game- changing innovators and start-ups.

Advisory Board

Laura Wynch

Laura Wynch

Retail Board Advisor

Laura is a board advisor at Koin Rewards and her focus is on business development and acquisition of retailers, brands and merchants. Laura has a strong retail background having worked in the sector for over eight years advising retailers on digital transformation and operational change. Laura has successfully consulted to many retailers to think ahead and adopt the latest technologies, innovation and new ways of thinking. She is a Co-Founder and Partner at Validify, a business that helps retailers discover and adopt the latest emerging technologies.

Philip Shelper

Philip Shelper

Loyalty Advisor

Phil is a specialist loyalty consultant based in Sydney, Australia who obsesses about everything to do with loyalty and rewards. He has over 12 years’ experience within the loyalty industry, including stints at Qantas Frequent Flyer and Vodafone. His company Loyalty & Reward Co are a leading loyalty management consulting firm. Phil is the author of ‘Blockchain Loyalty: Disrupting loyalty and reinventing marketing using cryptocurrencies’. He also hosts www.blockchainloyalty.io, a global resource centre for everything blockchain loyalty.

Andrew Lowe

Andrew Lowe

Retail Reach Advisor

Coming from 3-generations of retailers, Andrew is an Australian digital marketing pioneer – co-founding his first digital business in 1994 (acquired 1997). Andrew later held BDM and VP positions with AdTech and MarTech leaders including, DoubleClick(now Google), Epsilon and Omniture (now Adobe). Pointpal (his 4th and 2nd Digital business) was founded in late 2011 to help physical retailers connect with their shoppers using their smartphone. Andrew calls Sydney home but he commutes regularly between Australia the UK & US to support the international market growth of the PiCo retail platform.

in the media

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Koin Rewards set to shake-up the UK loyalty industry
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Curt Hopkins, Chief Executive – Koin Rewards
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