The first auction to sell advertising space inside the platform on the secondary market. The process of creating proprietary SDK to attract third-party developers to the platform begins. The launch of a pilot project in the USA. Expansion into new markets: China, North America, Japan, Korea, Britain, Germany, France, and the United Arab Emirates.
?Focus is on attracting advertising agencies to the platform. Launch of advertising campaigns for large pharmacy chains in Europe. Creation of proprietary constructor for interactive advertising in augmented reality. Porting of ARROUND to ODG Augmented Reality Glasses and Microsoft Hololens.
ICO is launched in order to provide long-term funding for the project. ARROUND global roadshow begins. A number of additional partners join the platform. Release of MVP and the launch of advertising campaigns for 36.6 pharmacy chain and Atrium shopping mall and additional partners. Release of the alpha version of the ARROUND App, the process of filling the platform with content and attracting users gets underway in earnest.
The project is given its first technical treatment and a product specification document is completed and the business plan is created. The first potential partner is engaged, the 36.6 pharmacy chain in Russia. The team is assembled, the ICO process is planned, the token model and White Paper are created. The team begins to isolate the key features of the product in order to develop and launch the MVP.
The idea of a communication platform powered by augmented reality technology was born after the founders realized that AR was finally on the cusp of mainstream adoption. Founders take the idea to the business community to discuss its viability and review the key concepts and technologies involved and get overwhelmingly positive feedback. The idea begins to take shape, and after presentations to potential partners and early-adopters the idea is proposed to build the project around blockchain