🐋 TELEGRAM AMA: Im Community & Gather Network 🐋
⏰ AMA Timing : 09 May 2021 l 12:00 PM UTC
Venue For AMA : https://t.me/imcommunityitw

🎁 Reward Pool 100 USDT
Bà Tân | :
Welcome everyone. Today Im Community will host AMA with Gather Network.

Bà Tân | : Today our guest is: @RJerath from Gather Networ.

Bà Tân | : Please introduce yourself a bit: @RJerath

Reggie — Gather Founder : For sure

Started my career in Oil and Gas managing a couple bases in and out of Iraq managing about 200 or so people, was there for about two years or so, ISIS invaded around the end of the two years. Post evacuating the staff. I decided I wanted to shift industries. — I ended up working in advertising for a bit — with different agencies — the first being MSLgroup ( Where I met our Marketing Advisor Naren ). Post this I had my first exposure to entrepreneurship. It was a startup similar to what Deliveroo is — provides the technology and riders, making deliveries for banks, supermarkets etc. Post this — I was hired as a consultant to help a website to help them figure out how to monetize. — That is where everything started

Bà Tân | : Thanks for the introduction

Today’s AMA will have 3 sessions

Sessions 1: The chat will be muted & the team will introduce themselves then we will ask some introduction questions to the team Gather Network

Sessions 2: We will pick 5 Best Question from our members on Our Tweet (https://twitter.com/IM_Communityitw/status/1390683695812550663).

Sessions 3: The conversation will open to the community questions and the 5 best questions will be selected.

Reggie — Gather Founder : My pleasure bud

Bà Tân | : Rules to follow AMA : ⤵️

▫️ Join : Telegram group Gather Network — Official (https://t.me/GatherNetwork) , Gather Announcement Channel (https://t.me/GatherAnnouncement) and IM Community (https://t.me/imcommunityitw) , Channel Im community

(https://t.me/imcommunityit)▫️Follow: Twitter Gather Network (https://twitter.com/Gather_Network) and IM Community (https://twitter.com/IM_Communityitw)

Web & Community:

🌐https://www.gather.network/

Bà Tân | : Those who haven’t joined @GatherNetwork group will not be eligible for AMA rewards, make sure you did.

Bà Tân | : Start session 1 AMA @RJerath

Bà Tân | : Question1. Could you please give us a simple introduction of Gather Network?

Reggie — Gather Founder : For sure

Gather is a platform that allows publishers to monetize without ads, provides businesses & developers to access cheap and reliable processing power.

- Gather Online (Layer 0) allows web & mobile developers to monetize from their users processing power.

- Gather Network (Layer1) is the protocol layer, a hybrid proof of work and proof of stake blockchain, where stakeholders are incentivized to maintain transparency and security.

- Gather Cloud (Layer 2) provides affordable processing power to enterprises and developers.

Bà Tân | : @RJerath Please say “Done” when you have finished the question, thank you.

Oh gotcha hah

Done

xquad :

Reggie — Gather Founder : Time to time you we will add some images. Images are always better than text

Done

Bà Tân | : Question2. What makes Gather Network special?

Reggie — Gather Founder : Interesting question

I would say the following, no existing company out there provides everything under one platform. Alternate form of Monetization, cheaper cloud for companies, and deelvelopers can deploy on our blockchain without having to source miners

Done

Bà Tân | : Question3. What are the products that Gather Network focus on developing ?

Reggie — Gather Founder : For sure

Essentially it’s 3 core services/ products we provide

- Gather Online (Layer 0) allows web & mobile developers to monetize from their users processing power.

- Gather Network (Layer1) is the protocol layer, a hybrid proof of work and proof of stake blockchain, where stakeholders are incentivized to maintain transparency and security.

- Gather Cloud (Layer 2) provides affordable processing power to enterprises and developers.

Done

They basically fall under three brands

Gather has three different brands,

Gather Online: We allow web and mobile developers to monetize from end-user processing power, offering scalable and predictable revenue.

Gather Enterprise: We provide reliable consultancy services and proprietary tooling for web developers, businesses and crypto networks.

Gather Cloud: We keep the cost of processing power economical for enterprises while providing developers the benefits of Proof Of Work grade security without the effort of sourcing miners.

Done

Bà Tân | : Question4. Can you please tell us the current Gather Network road map ? How far has Gather Network been developed at this time ? and what will you realize in the future ?

Reggie — Gather Founder : So we started in 2018

Raised a small seed round, went and built the mvp and presented in rise Hong kong

Plan from there was to do an ico but the bear market hit so we self funded with life savings and built through the bear market. We also landed our first billion dollar client during this time

Then in 2020 October we were able to raise a million or so

Most recently we launched the main net — Mercury — the core product for publishers to use Gather

After this we have minerva as the next road map item

The full schedule can be found here

xquad :

Done

Bà Tân | : End of session 1

Bà Tân | : We will move on to session 2

Sessions 2: We will pick 5 Best Question from our members on Our https://twitter.com/IM_Communityitw/status/1390683695812550663?s=20

Bà Tân | : Question1. @BENSTOCk23

(https://twitter.com/BENSTOCk23)What is the role of token in the ecosystem? Where can people currently buy it?what would be its used?

xquad :

The specific features that use $GTH as a medium of exchange include:

1) Gas Fees and network interactions charges, settlement and processing power related charges for the Gather Cloud, and Settlement of Gather Online Rewards.

2) Providing a financial incentive to nodes to act honestly.

3) Entitling Staking holders with the right to participate in the governance and future of the Gather ecosystem

I’ll continue for the rest of the AMA everyone, this is Ayhan in charge of marketing.

Done :)

Bà Tân | : Question2.@alisa_crypto

(https://twitter.com/alisa_crypto)Did you raise funds so far? If so, how did you handle them? Are you planning to do any future raises?

xquad : Ok, as Reggie mentioned slightly, the company had the seed round of $325k in 2018. This was used for development but it eventually ran out, and the bear market conditions hit. Then, the founders self-funded with life savings and kept building throughout the last 3 years. Eventually, in September 2020, Gather has raised $960,000 in a 25x oversubbed private sale round with the participation of leading venture capital firms Bitscale Capital, TRG Capital, Master Ventures, LD Capital and Rarestone Capital.

Recently Ela Capital took a six figure position in Gather: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ela-capital-takes-position-gather-131500502.html

There is also an ongoing Series A round;

Gather is a revenue generating company as of now, and will generate even more revenue starting with Gather Cloud. Therefore, there is quite a bit of interest for the investors. The total raise is for 5 Million USD, investors both from the traditional and crypto landscape are interested. We are about to close this round.

This raise will mean a cloud company acquisition and having their clientele ready to generate more revenue with Gather Cloud, expanded technical and commercial teams, further high level listings and an even growing network for big publishers.

Done

Bà Tân | : Question3. @TrueCat777

(https://twitter.com/TrueCat777)How are generated the profits to pay the publishers in Gather, and what determines the earnings of each content creator? What is the role of the user in it?

xquad : The revenue generation depends on a number of factors, such as total network load, number of sessions, session lengths, coin values, Gather Cloud revenues. The longer the session lengths are, the higher the revenue the publishers would generate (as opposed to the number of ads displayed), this is where Gather differentiates from the traditional digital advertising model. For a 30 minute session, the revenue can be as high as 20x compared to a single banner ad, keeping in mind advertising rates vary based on location/site/other factors.

Done.

Bà Tân | : Question4. @NancyWh25195880

(https://twitter.com/NancyWh25195880)Let's get into some personal things. Can you tell us about your team members? How many team members do you have and what’s their qualifications?

xquad : I’ll post team profiles which can be found on https://gather.network/about-us.html as well.

Gather team and advisors include high profile executives experienced in their fields, with deep roots to the blockchain ecosystem who took active places in launches of the well known projects, such as:

- CTO Ashesh Koul has over 20 years experience in the cloud space

- Technical Advisor Viacheslav has 20+ years of experience in design, development and support of IT and mobile solutions, ex-senior level executive of Opera web browser, worked with Status ($SNT)

- Marketing advisor Narendra Nag, has 20+ years of experience in Marketing & Communications, ex-director of Publicis

- Charles Read, strategic advisor, founder of Rarestone Capital, along with Brad Townsend, growth advisor, they advised on advancing many projects like Dia, Orion, Ferrum Network, Vid, Geeq..

- John Kim, CSO of Luxcore

- And many others with an average 10+ years experience working with big companies such as NCR, KPMG, NOV, MSLgroup and Nexans.

Done.

Bà Tân | : Question5.@TommyBinh1

(https://twitter.com/TommyBinh1)I mostly wonder how Gather solutions work along with Charity. This is quite nice coincidence as nowadays we see some tokens / coin projects focusing on this area. Could you elaborate more?

xquad : First of all, I’d like to say it is very encouraging to see that the cryptocurrencies help give back to the community.

UNICEF & SaveTheChildren have already used crypto and NFT donations as a part of their fundraising. As a matter of fact Unicef followed a similar approach like Gather in the past, see here an article about this example: https://www.coindesk.com/unicef-taps-in-browser-mining-to-raise-funds-for-children-in-need.

Gather’s unique technology makes it possible for charities to raise funds utilizing their websites and applications as well, check out this recent article to learn more: http://bit.ly/blocktelegraph_gather

Done.

Bà Tân | : End of session 2

We’ll move on to session 3

Bà Tân | : Sessions 3: The conversation will open to the community questions and the best questions will be selected.

Bà Tân | : Rules to follow AMA : ⤵️

▫️ Join : Telegram group Gather Network — Official (https://t.me/GatherNetwork) , Gather Announcement Channel (https://t.me/GatherAnnouncement) and IM Community (https://t.me/imcommunityitw) , Channel Im community

(https://t.me/imcommunityit)▫️Follow: Twitter Gather Network (https://twitter.com/Gather_Network) and IM Community (https://twitter.com/IM_Communityitw)

Web & Community:

🌐https://www.gather.network/

Those who haven’t joined @GatherNetwork group will not be eligible for AMA rewards, make sure you did.

COUNTDOWN

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Bà Tân | : Thanks for the questions from the community

@xquad Pick the 5 best questions and answer it for session 3.

xquad : Wow 😅 a lot of questions :)

please allow me some time, I’ll reply the ones I choose

No problem

Q1. Do the token holders have right to participate in the governance of the project? On what kind of decisions can they vote on about the project?

xquad : Yes, token owners can participate via what we call as e-governance: https://proposals.gather.network

- Community can suggest proposals — requires 50 USD worth of GTH sent to a burn address during submissions.

- All proposals that are submitted must be voted/accepted by Token Holders: 1 $GTH = 1 vote

- 51% approval is needed for the proposal to move to The Foundation. Minimum threshold for votes: 5% of total wallet count & 5% of $GTH circulating supply

- Foundation board members require 51% approval for the proposal to move forward.

You can read more about The Foundation & Governance here: http://governance.gather.network/

Q2. Token burning is beneficial to any project because it can control the number of tokens in circulation and provide investors with greater incentives. Does your great project have a plan for token burning?

xquad : Yes, 20% of the revenue coming from enterprises will be used for buyback and burn — to have a closer look on our model, please use this document which is available on our website: https://gather.network/docs/Gather_Token_Economy.pdf

Q3. I care deeply about personal privacy, personal and organizational security, and the decentralization and sharing of power. What are your goals and motivations for taking on anonymity with transparency in general specifically as your project priority?

xquad : Gather does not hold users’ data and don’t track users. Gather only uses a very minimal part of their processing power based on their explicit consent. As a matter of fact, this is one of the main reasons why we are developing Gather; privacy is not respected in today’s digital advertising context. Websites have been adding more ads and selling your data. Ad-tracking is against consumers’ privacy rights. With Gather, we will provide a transparent and powerful alternate monetization method for online businesses while all respecting users data.

Q4. Many scam projects in the market. I would like to invest in your project but I habe doubt. Can you assure us that you are not like others and there is no chance of scam

xquad : Well, as mentioned earlier, Gather has been in the market through thick and thin since 2017.

https://t.me/imcommunityitw/1089029

The company only raised what’s needed to develop the product back then, and continued regardless of the market conditions, delivered an MVP, and after 3 years, the product is live, the team is there everyday to support, you can check the profiles and we have ongoing fundraisers with real investors as shared.

I hope these details would be enough to prove that Gather is here to stay and revolutionize the way online businesses generate revenue.

Q5. Collaboration and partnerships are one of the cornerstones to making DeFi more widespread, Can you share some of the partnerships you have formed with existing blockchain foundations recently??

xquad :

Only some of our partners on this posted visual; you can see the full list of partners on our website gather.network

Some of the recent partnerships we have recently announced can be found here:

- https://bit.ly/Gather_Cartesi

- https://bit.ly/Gather_YFDAI

Follow @GatherAnnouncement channel for more :)

xquad : I believe we can wrap here, we also have a Vietnamese community on Telegram, you can join here @GatherNetworkVietnam

Thank you very much for hosting Gather here today and for the amazing questions.

For any further question, please follow Gather Network social accounts below and join them. We’d be happy to reply :)

Have a great day everyone!

Telegram

English: @GatherNetwork

Announcements: @Gatherannouncement

Social Links

Website: https://gather.network

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/Gather_Network

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GthNetwork

Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/GatherNetwork/

Other communities

Indonesia: @GatherNetworkIndonesia

Russia: @GatherNetworkRussia

Turkey: @GatherNetworkTurkiye

Korea: @GatherNetworkKorea

India: @GatherNetworkIndia

Japan: @GatherNetworkJapan

Arabic:@GatherNetworkArabic

Dutch: @GatherNetworkDutch

Persian: @GatherNetworkPersian

Brazil: @GatherNetworkBrazil

Bà Tân | : Thanks for the useful information from @xquad

End of session 3

For questions that have not been answered today, you can send them to @GatherNetwork for answers.

Bà Tân | : Allright, I declare the Im Community AMA with Gather Network has ended.

Thanks to @RJerath, @xquad | Gather Network joined us and provided us with Gather Network information, we hope that this knowledge makes us understand more about https://www.gather.network/

To the members, thank you for following this event to the end. winners will be announced soon.

Bà Tân | : Today’s AMA winners please PM @quocnguyen1234 to provide reward information. Thanks everyone .

xquad : There is also an ongoing giveaway, if anyone wants to participate, you can participate here: https://t.me/GatherAnnouncement/370

Have a great day 👋

Thanks @RJerath, @xquad for joining the AMA today. Have a good day.