Why

Your data is value.

Use it to pay less online.

Data is the new currency. Companies have been selling your stolen data for over a decade now – raw user data that actually belongs to you.

Decentr returns the control – and value – of your data to you, the user. Securely. Immutably.

You retain the payable value assigned to the secure data you generate on Decentr. You use this data value to offset purchases made via our platform, making goods and services cheaper for you.

The net result? The more data generated by you = less “money” (fiat or digital) needed at point of sale (POS).

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What

What are the advantages of user data as payable value and how does it work?

1. You’re the owner

On Decentr you own your personal user data. Each visit online remains part of your personal ID, which is stored securely on your DecID.

2. Your data is currency

Secure data has the same “value store” properties as money. This value can be used on Decentr as an exchangeable “currency” to offset payments at POS.

3. Your Personal Data Value

Your “Personal Data Value” (PDV) functions as your personal “exchange rate” between all “cash”-money currencies, fiat and digital.

4. Engagement = value

Your PDV fluctuates: positive engagement will see a rise in your PDV, making payments cheaper, and negative engagement will see a similar fall.

Decentr web 3.0 architecture

Front end

1

High Quality UX-UI

1 to 2: User Interaction.

The performance of high quality UI/UX ensures effortless adaptation to your surfing style.

2

Web Browser Add On

2 to 1: Fetching data needed to propagate UX depending on the needs of the user.

2 to 3: Connecting to app protocol and controlling interactivity.

Decentr's web browser add-on turns all user-centric backend activity into a frontend web browser experience.

Back end

3

User-Centric Applications

3 to 4: Hosting and distribution of data.

A user-centric DLT ecosystem enhances interactivity between you and other user-centric applications.

4

Peer-to-Peer Hosting

4 to 5: Validation for overall system.

User data stored on decentralised cloud storage enhances resilience, becoming more secure and faster the more it scales.

5

Local Validation Concensus

5 to 3: (Multi-directional) Ensures the applications have the same validation principles and are inter-connected.

The basis of the system ensures tamperproof protection whenever you validate the activity of others.

When

Decentr roadmap

'18

Q4 2018

Decentr incorporated

'19

Q1 2019

Decentr Backend code completed

Q2 2019

Completed Final Decentr R&D

Q3 2019

Completed basic architecture for Web Connector

Q4 2019

Blockchain integration

'20

Q1 2020

Complete Crowdfund

Q2 2020

Complete Private Sale

Q3 2020

Complete Visual Layer

Q4 2020

Complete MVP/Pilot Programme

'21

Q1 2021

Release of production version
Who

Our partners

The Decentr team

We are a tech company comprising researchers and developers with over 150 years combined domain expertise. Our Lead Marketing Strategist has worked for some of the best agencies in the world, including DDB Needham and the WPP network, on campaigns for Coca Cola, McDonalds and GM. Our IEO partners have completed more than 20 successful ICOs/IEOs with over USD $100MM raised.

Nikita Anikeev
Nikita Anikeev CTO

BSc (ITC) (Telecommunications Engineering), City University, NYC.

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Rich James
Rich James COO

MA/BA (Hons). Blockchain, Crypto, AI and Business writer and editor.

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Paul Sluszko
Paul Sluszko CFO

BA (Hons). Experienced with Gov.uk/public sector intranets and B2b/B2C information and business delivery systems.

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Lee Hirschmann
Lee Hirschmann
Lead Marketing Strategist

Award-winning copywriter and strategic planner. Worked on campaigns for TBWA, DDB Needham, The WPP Network, Ford, HP and Levi's.

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Dr. Javier Prieto
Dr. Javier Prieto
Software Engineer

PhD in IT and Telecommunications, University of Valladolid, BA Telecommunications Engineer and BA Market Research and Techniques.

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Agustín San Román Guzmán
Agustín San Román Guzmán
Research Assistant

Research Assistant at BISITE Research Group.

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Rodolfo Grimani
Rodolfo Grimani
Communications Consultant

MA Electronic Engineering from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”.

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Gianluca Rossi
Gianluca Rossi
R&I Consultant

Strong professional consulting skills in Innovation Management, International Development, Management Consulting, Project Planning, and European Union initiatives.

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Diego Valdeolmillos Villaverde
Diego Valdeolmillos Villaverde
Software Engineer

Graduate in Computer Engineering and Senior Technical Application Development.

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Prof. Juan Manuel Corchado
Prof. Juan Manuel Corchado
Software Engineer

PhD in Computer Science, University of Salamanca and PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of the West of Scotland.

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Lorenzo Impronta
Lorenzo Impronta
R&I Consultant

Sociology Degree, University of Rome “La Sapienza”.

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FAQ

Frequently asked questions

When do you estimate Decentr’s MVP will be ready?
Assuming successful private sale by Q2 2020, we aim to have MVP by as early as end of Q4 2020, with production version launched by Q1 2021. We have already proven the core tech (in backend testing) and have achieved basic blockchain integration of our 100% decentralised "user layer".
What is the relationship between PDV and DecID?
Personal Data Value (PDV) is the economic expression of the securely recorded online activity on your DecID. Only you can access this data. Only you can choose what your data is used for and who has access to it: private, semi-private, public, it is up to you.
Why does secure data have more value than non-secure data?
Secure data is valuable because it is immutable and tamperproof, and that value on Decentr is expressed as an economic value that is yours to pay and trade. Our R&D has demonstrated that immutable and tamperproof data has the same (or superior) “value store” properties as “money”. In other words, decentralised data can function as a stable expression of exchangeable and fungible value between buyer and seller due to its relative value being determined by a combination of community consensus and market value.
What do I pay with – my PDV or my DecID?

Neither. This is the beauty of the system: your PDV fluctuates, depending on engagement, in the same way as a standard currency “exchange rate”. When you want to pay or trade on Decentr, your dWallet will support a range of crypts and fiat (including Dec) and you can elect to use whatever currency you like.


The cool part is that this payment will be made at a personal “exchange rate”, dictated by your PDV to Dec.


Here’s a simple example: if through positive engagement and online activity your PDV reaches


PDV: 1.0001 I DEC: 1.0000


then a real-world-value, $10 purchase (we'll assume an exchange rate of USD $1.0000 to DEC: 1.0000 for ease of calculation) will “cost” you (underwritten by Dec/Decentr) $9.9990, and so forth.


It’s simple math, but on a global scale it changes the game completely.

Will Decentr be state-of-the-art in security terms?

Yes – in fact, by default. The only way our data economy can function is by ensuring the value of every data point is 100% secure and decentralised to give it superior "value store" properties to "money". Our users can therefore be certain we will keep reinvesting in state-of-the-art security upgrades and protocols – or our economy could start to falter.


We need 100% anonymity and security to ensure we deliver on our promise of a new socioeconomic paradigm that produces egalitarian wealth creation opportunities for every user.

Can you share the technicals of the anonymity layer?

The simplest way to describe it is we are using nodes in blockchain to connect to the actual data provider so there is no possible way it can be blocked or tracked. This means there is no need for a VPN.


At least 26 of the 115 most popular VPNs are secretly keeping tabs on you. Even TOR is not that secure. This was demonstrated when hackers managed to steal 7.5 terabytes of data from a major Russian contractor, exposing secret FSB plans to de-anonymise TOR. You can be pretty certain many other state-backed agencies would have no (and have not had any) qualms about taking similar action.

Contact

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