Former technical Director of “Vkontakte” preparing the platform to trade derivatives on cryptocurrencies
Former technical Director of a social network "Vkontakte" and former Director of the special directions of the messenger Telegram Anton Rosenberg intends to launch blockchain-the Mikado platform for derivatives trading in tokens of different projects. About Rosenberg told "Kommersant".
In particular, Rosenberg said:
We are in the process of implementing solutions that will allow companies to ensure the liquidity of the locked token and the derivative trade these tokens at our exchanger.
Rosenberg and his business partners intend to attract investments in the amount of 10 million euros. CEO of Mikado Israeli citizen Andrew Nyman claims that the company almost managed to find the required amount. In July, simultaneously with the release of the platform on the market, Mikado is planning to hold ICO.
Rosenberg told the journalists of "Kommersant" that the concept of the Mikado came to his mind in the course of resale token Telegram during the first round of the ICO in January-February 2018. However, said Rosenberg, the platform is not going to work with cryptocurrency Telegram:
Telegram for whatever their reasons are quite strongly opposed to any resale and transfer of rights in future tokens, depriving investors of liquidity.
Anton Rosenberg became technical Director of "VKontakte" in 2013, and in 2014 retired from the company in 2016 to join the team Telegram. In April 2017 Rosenberg left the Telegram because of a conflict with Pavel Durov. According to Rosenberg, the film "hated" it because it fell in love with his girlfriend, and offered to write a letter of resignation. Rosenberg refused and he was fired under false pretenses. Then he sued the company to court, demanding to restore him in the position to pay the salary for forced absence from work, salary arrears and compensation for moral damages in the amount of 60 000 rubles.
The company "the Telegraph" related, according to Rosenberg, Telegram, filed a counter claim of 100 million rubles, accusing the former employee from divulging trade secrets. He Durov denies that he collaborated with Rosenberg in the framework of the Telegram, but recognizes his work in "VKontakte". In one interview he said that Rosenberg allegedly suffers from mental illness. In October last year, Kuibyshev district court of St. Petersburg approved a settlement agreement Telegram and Rosenberg, which the company withdrew the claim on 100 million rubles, and Rosenberg received 1.55 million rubles excluding tax at 13%.
In addition to this scandal, casting a shadow on the reputation of the Creator of the Mikado, alertness causes and the fact that CEO Andrew Nyman, positioning itself as a co-founder and General partner Capital KnighsBridge and Advisor of the project of cryptocurrency SIRIN LABS Token (SRN), a little-known in the world of digital currencies. On the official website SRN Nyman is not specified as a counselor, although this information was present in the past. The company KnighsBridge Capital and does not have a website. In addition, the white paper the Mikado is not in the public domain, although the journalists of "Kommersant" claim that he got it from Rosenberg.
Anyway, the concept of Rosenberg met the approval of experts. So, the Director of Qiwi Sergey Solonin said:
The idea is correct, direct analogues I do not see.
Solonin recalled that the Commission on securities and stock exchanges of the USA forbids to create derivatives on non-tokens. This prohibition, according to him, apply to TON Issuer and Telegram Group.
Director of "Sputnik — capital Management" Andrey Losev noted that the question of the first derivatives on cryptocurrencies is not: already have futures on bitcoin. Losev said:
Now on the market of cryptocurrency begins the phase of disappointment, so captainvalor there is a desire to quickly leave the game and get money at the expense of those who still believe in HYIP.