Hype rating: 3

Status: Ended

Description: A decentralized matchmaking platform revolutionizing how people meet

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Start of ICO Pre-sale 01.07.2018 End of ICO Pre-sale 30.08.2018 Hard cap $18,000,000 Raised $1,500,000 Token Sale Price $0.20000 Whitelist / KYC /

Telegram members 8727 24h change -935 7 day change -1317

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Manshu Agarwal


20 years of startup leadership and corporate experience. Helped raise over $100m for startups. Former investment banker and strategy consultant. Cambridge engineer, Columbia MBA.


Chris Imani


15 years full stack experience. Former CTO at Storybox, funded by Eric Schmidt’s VC fund, where he grew platform to 4m hits per day. Architect/senior engineer at DMV.org and Qualcomm.


Patrick Maxwell

Creative Director

16 years design experience. Patrick has worked for companies such as Hilton, AP News, Law.com, Forbes & more.


Dan Flanegan

VP of Product Marketing

15 years of product marketing experience. Grew the social app Butter to over 1million users. Mentor at top LA accelerator, Mucker Lab.


Elliot Yan

User Acquisition

15 years of digital marketing experience. Grew own advertising firm to $10m+ run rate. Created business models for Idealab, the famous incubator.


Vladimir Ryhlitskiy

Lead Mobile Developer

More than 7 years of experience in mobile development. Helped to develop more than 15 applications with millions of users and high ratings on Google play and AppStore.


Tianqi Wang

China Business Associate

USC graduate student. Worked at Plug and Play LA supporting the Cross Border Program.


Londynn Metten

UI / UX Quality Engineer

SOU Computer Science graduate. 5 years of quality assurance experience with an emphasis on technical writing and UI/ UX design and development.


Daniel Kim

Business Analyst

Daniel has six years of commodity trading experience. He has a Masters in Financial Engineering from the University of Southern California.


Deepak Rao

Blockchain Consultant

15 years experience in consumer payments, dispute and fraud management systems at Visa. Worked as VP of Product for a startup focused on accounting, auditing and reporting for cryptocurrencies and enterprise blockchains.


Satya K

Blockchain Engineer

Hands-on software architect and principal engineer with over 15 years of experience building enterprise and consumer-facing web applications, mobile-apps, data analytics, data rich front-ends and scalable backend systems. His experience includes full-stack engineering and has strong working experience with both public and enterprise blockchain platforms.


Bjorn Lestrud

Community Advisor/Crypto Hero

Bjorn has 10 years sales and marketing experience, including online and offline. As a blockchain investor and community relations consultant he helped create manageable growth for a crypto community that went from a $40 million market cap to over $1 billion.


Greg Taylor

Principal Engineer

10 years back-end coding experience. Programmer and PhD in bioinformatics.


Alexey Bakhtin

iOS Developer

7 years of mobile development experience, primarily iOS development. Has successfully released over 10 mobile apps on the AppStore.


Gleb Maltsev

Android Developer

4 years of development experience. Has successfully released 5 applications to Google Play.


Ryan Lasher

Graphic Designer

5 years Graphics Design experience working in several fields ranging from the political sector to marketing and social media advertising. He graduated with honors from Southern New Hampshire University with a degree in Graphic Design and Media Arts.



Michael Egan

Chairman of the Board

Over 25 years of strategy, operational and board experience with a range of blue chip companies. Previously Chief Executive Officer and Board Director of Spark Networks (NYSE: LOV) the owner of two of the largest dating brands - ChristianMingle and JDate. Also held senior executive roles with Internet Brands, Yahoo!, Bain & Company and Burson-Marsteller.


Keith Teare


Keith Teare is the Executive Chairman at Accelerated Digital Ventures, a UK based venture company managing $200m. He was an advisor to the successful ICOs of ICOBox and Crypterium. Previously Keith was co-founder at TechCrunch and he co-founded Europe’s first consumer internet service provider - EasyNet. He lives in Palo Alto, California


Robert and Jeffrey Wolfe

Board Consultants

Robert and Jeffrey Wolfe run StreetHippo Ventures, an investment and advisory company focused on consumer, marketplaces, blockchain and fintech ventures. They founded Moosejaw, a high growth, multi-channel outdoor retailer. Moosejaw was acquired by Walmart in February 2017. Robert and Jeffrey also founded Crowdrise, a crowdfunding marketplace for charitable causes. Crowdrise was acquired by GoFundMe in January 2017.


Prof. James Fowler

Professor at UCSD and pre-eminent academic on social networks. Adviser to Facebook. Author of ‘Connected: How your friends of friends a ect everything you think feel and do’


Peter Davison

Accomplished venture capitalist with strong understanding of Chinese market. First investor in Paypal. Owner of Australia’s largest incubator. Co-founded Beijing-based ntech rm, with current run rate of over $1bn RMB. Runs a Shanghai-based seed fund, 23Seed.


Matt Curtis

Over 10 years of product and gaming industry experience. Former Sr Product Director at Kabam, the international games company.


Irfan Kamal

Over 20 years of marketing and startup experience. Former EVP at Ogilvy & Mather. EIR at Bezos Expeditions.



Using game mechanics and financial rewards Ponder motivates everyone to play matchmaker for friends and strangers alike. Our vision is to be the go-to place for meeting new people in all contexts where trust is critical, such as recruiting, business partners, roommates, and babysitting.

Our first target is Romance

Ponder uses game mechanics and financial rewards to make matchmakers out of everyone.

Users choose matches using a playful drag and drop interface.

IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE: This Website is not intended to constitute, and does not constitute, an offer, distribution, solicitation or marketing to any person in any jurisdiction where the sale, offering or distribution of digital tokens is unlawful or materially restricted (a “Non-Eligible Jurisdiction”). No person or entity that is a citizen or resident of, or located or domiciled in, a Non-Eligible Jurisdiction (a “Non-Eligible Person”)—which for the avoidance of doubt shall include the People’s Republic of China (exclusive of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan)—is permitted to purchase Ponder Gold Tokens. You should disregard this Website and all materials accessible herein if you are a Non-Eligible Person.

Bonuses - 20% in first week of sale, 10% in second week

Accepted forms of payment: BTC, ETH, LTC, Dash, Zcash, NEO, or USD (wire transfer)


Token Distribution

360m split as follows:


  • 25% token sale
  • 40% purchase within app
  • 5% token distribution
  • 30% retained by Ponder
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