Education industry is one of the fastest developing sector worldwide, generating large scale revenues and employment. The global education market has increased from $4.4 trillion in 2012 to almost $5 trillion in 2017 and is estimated to reach $6.3 trillion in 2020. The India education market is expected to almost double to $180 billion by 2020. In 2016, India’s education market was valued at $100 billion.
Talentchain, is a real time ledger that records an individual’s learning journey from inception to becoming of a talent asset, in a manner that serves as a tamper proof skill repository. The resultant is a lifelong digital passport that stores academic certificates, skills, endorsements, awards, badges and recognitions of an individual be it a student or a professional.
The main participants of Talentchain stand to gain in the below listed ways:
- Students/Employees – Verified Credentialing, Enhanced Placement, Learning Passport, Earn Revenue, Buy Online Courses
- Universities/Institutes – Smooth Admission, Trusted Provenance, Brand Perpetuity, Earn Revenue, Intermediary Free
- Recruiters – Transparent Hiring Process, instant Candidate Verification, Reduced Hiring Cost, Quality Hires, reduced Recruitment Time
- Enablers/Banks – Bridges Trust Deficit, Forms Transparent Ecosystem, Loan Eligibility Assessment, Builds Brand Image
Talent Passport is a single storehouse of skills and credentials that provides a multi-faceted projection of one’s talent journey to help an individual to better manage and plan their career graph. It also facilitates easy sharing of one’s verified details with future employers and recruiters.
Business model. Talentchain’s fundamental processes involve a Publisher of information, typically a University or Company, recording student or employee credentials on the Blockchain that are tamper-proof, authentic and sealed for life. These credentials form a Learning Passport for the Owner who can share the details with verifiers like Recruiters, Banks, Governments and other Universities.
Talentchain primarily orchestrates trust and security in the talent management ecosystem.There are three key participant:
- Educational Institutions that plot the knowledge asset journey in the blockchain
- Employers who harness and nurture the talent and the enablers like banks
- Governments who seek compliance while supporting the development of this talent pool
The name of the token is TTO. Platform is ERC20. Supply of Tokens-300 Million. Base Token Price is $0.1. Hard Cap is $15 Million. SoftCap is $2 Million. ICO Availability is 60% Tokens. Currently accepting payments are ETH (preferred), BTC and Fiat Currency (USD).
PRE-ICO IS NOW LIVE (25% bonus TTO).
At the start of ICO, the time bonus will be 25% and it will be linearly decreased to zero by the end of ICO. HIGH CONTRIBUTION BONUS: Less than 1 ETH=no bonus, 1 to 3 ETH=5% bonuses, 3 to 10 ETH=10% bonuses, 10 ETH and more=15% bonus. During the ICO, there will be referral program where both the referrer and referral will receive a 5% bonus.
Token allocation: 60% - Crowdsale, 20% - wallet operatioms and reserves, 10%- founders, 5%- marketing and bounty, 5%-advisors.
Key partners of TalentChain are System Resourced Ltd, Ontrack Systems Ltd, Select Training and Management Consultancy. Whitepaper is available for download in English. As of September 28, 2018 in telegram-4596 followers, facebook-1135, twitter - 5043, linked in- 74, medium and reddit. There is a YouTube channel called TalentChain (22 subscribers).
In 2018 was TalentChain product ideation, registered domain name, registered first university, development starts, private Alpha of main (V1) functionality, published website, feature finalization, ICO website launch, Pre-ICO starts and first public implementation of TalentChain in Main net. In 2018 will launch ICO token & crowd sale, ICO starts, ICO completes, private Beta of V2 release, private Beta of main functionality, Audit & Review. In 2019 will V2 release of TalentChain, implementation of additional nodes in production.
The team includes 15 people, which of them 1 founder, 1 co-founder and 7 advisors.
Rangin Lahiri is CEO and founder. 18+ yrs. experience in Technology domain with Cognizant, PwC, IBM as Practice Leader, Director, Partner roles. P&L responsibility of Digital Transformation practices spanning multiple geographies. Has worked with Atos Consulting in Netherlands to drive Digital & Customer Experience Solutions.
Ayon Hazra is Business Development Head and co-founder. Ayon works as the Lead Blockchain Strategist & Head of Presales and Business Development. He has 13+ yrs. Consulting & Presales experience in Digital Technologies in CRM and BPM domain and has worked in Cognizant Business Consulting, Ericsson, and Oracle.
Shaik Hamdan is sales director. Based out of Abu Dhabi, Shaik is the Sales Leader and Director of the Gulf region. Shaik has been the CEO of Next IT.
Debmalya Changdar is head of business consulting. Debmalya heads the Business Consulting and Product management roadmap of Talentchain. With 14+ yrs. experience in Fintech domain with technical expertise in distributed databases, decentralized applications and deep techno functional expertise in Presales, technology program management & rollouts. Debmalya is a ALMI, ACS and AINS certified Insurance champ.
Advisors. Dr Clarence Tan is researcher and innovator. Dr Clarence Tan is an academician, entrepreneur, innovator, inventor, investor, researcher, financial trader, knowledge seeker and writer. He specializes in Exponential technologies and organizations, education, Startups, Angel Investing, SMS/Text messaging applications, M-Commerce, Artificial Intelligence, Artificial Neural Networks Applications in Finance and Health and Data Mining.
Sandeep Sakharkar is business and product strategy coach. Sandeep is the VP for Core Retail and Infrastructure technologies of FootLocker, Europe. He has more than 25 plus years of overall experience specializing as a consultant in CRM, digital marketing and mobility. He has been associated with reputed international organizations like Johnson & Johnson, Cognizant and BT.
Dileep Srinivasan is digital strategist, North America. Dileep Srinivasan founded Powerfluence and is on the Advisory board in Monjin and is Chief Digital Strategist at Marlabs. A global visionary and thought leader, Dileep has excelled in building and growing Consulting and System Integration businesses into profitable units. Well versed in technologies like AI, Industrial IOT, Big Data Analytics and Cloud technologies.
Siddharth Banerjee is marketing communication, consumer insight and brand management. Siddhartha Banerjee is one of India’s leading business executives with two decades of experience across FMCG & Telecom, two of the most competitive markets globally. He currently leads the Marketing operation of a leading telecom operator in Asia.
Mathijs Koper is business and market insight, Europe. Mathijs Koper specializes in Corporate Entrepreneurship Programs, Startup Acceleration, Impact Ventures, Open Innovation, Social Entrepreneurship, New Business Models, Social Intrapreneurship, Asset Management & Operations, Co-creation, Alliances. He is also the Co-founder and Acceleration Manager at World Startup Factory.
Sameer Kala is business operations and finance excellence. Senior business leader with 22 plus years of management experience in Tata Motors, GE, Genpact and Capgemini. Demonstrated success in improving operations, business growth & maximizing profits with strong client relationships.
Bader Al Mansoori is talent management and HR insights, Middle East. Currently Mr.Mansoori, is the Succession Planning and Talent Mobility Head for ADNOC and all of its group companies. He has more than 24 years of experience in corporate strategy and strategic human resources management in reputed organizations in diverse fields.
ETH address: 0x652A1b4cD22B5218972A228c1e1F2684a361D059