Bitclave ICO review and rating by


ICO Bitclave rating

No SCAM rate = 5  Marketing rate = 5 Business rate = 4  Tech rate = 5

Total: 19 points.


Bitclave team compare three of the biggest strategies out there: organic search marketing, bounties and paid search advertising.

  1. Very good blog posts bounty campaign – more than 200 artilcles.
  2. A lot of traffic from organic search (because of backlinks from blogs and paid articles).
  3. Turn on paid traffic when they need it (as seen on the graph).

bitclave traffic


Business model


Online Advertising – a market worth more than 500 billion dollars. Businesses today contend with myriad middlemen across the advertising stack.
The dominant advertising companies (e.g., Google, Amazon, Facebook) charge exorbitant fees to reach users. Businesses receive no guarantee their ads will convert to sales, or even that their ad traffic is genuine—in fact, nearly 40 percent of all ad traffic is generated by bots (Incapsula, “Bot Traffic Report 2016”), essentially defeating the purpose of advertising itself.


BitClave’s decentralized solution enables companies big and small to participate in a common ecosystem. The innovative search technology enables sellers to pay directly for outcomes, optimizing marketing spend for results; users and other data providers are paid on the data’s value, measured by conversions (not clicks); and consumers gain access to monetary incentives and lower-cost goods while gaining control over their personal information.


Right idea in a Big Market. But is very difficult very expensive to compete with large companies.


Project team

Let’s take a look at a team that is working on this project.

Alex Bessonov, CEO: Alex is a Senior Engineering Leader and Executive with over 20 years of experience in the Software and Security Industry. Prior to founding BitClave, a blockchain startup, Alex has served as the Founder and General Manager at whiteCryption, a security and cryptography-oriented company. Former CSO of LG Electronics.
He often presents the project at Conferences.
Fintech week 2017 (Silicon Valley), Money 20/20, The Internet of Money etc

Patrick Tague, CTO: Associate Research Professor in the ECE Department at CMU. Expert in mobile, embedded, and wireless security.
Patrick Tague is an Assistant Research Professor at Carnegie Mellon University with appointments in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and the Information Networking Institute, and he is also the Associate Director of the INI. Patrick leads the Wireless Network & System Security group at the Silicon Valley Campus of CMU, and the group is affiliated with CMU CyLab.
He received PhD and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington as a member of the Network Security Lab and BS degrees in Mathematics and Computer Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Emmanuel Owusu, Chief Architect: PhD from CMU. Expert in the fields of security, blockchain, Internet of Things, public policy and privacy.

Emmanuel has received a patent on «Systems and methods for maintaining integrity and secrecy in untrusted computing platforms”. You can see patent at

He is working with Patrick at Carnegie Mellon University
Vasily Trofimchuk, Project Management (though he is listed as founder in the Linkedin profile.) MSc in CS, MBA. A serial entrepreneur. Expert in game theory, blockchain and management.
Vasily also Founder and CEO at Astra inc. Astrastudio is a web & mobile development company.  Astra provide mobile entertainment and multimedia applications for Facebook, VK and other social networking platforms. For example – Super Racing ( Solitaire Tournament (

Some of project team members work in Astra Company as well.

Andrey Shkaraputa – Assistant \ Support at BitClave and Admin at Astrastudio

Roman Remizov Software Engineer at BitClave and Astrastudio

BitClave also have powerfull Tech team

Yan Michalevsky, Security Architect – PhD candidate at Stanford University, specializing in computer systems and software security. Yan  managed a team of eight researchers and developers in the field of software security and networking.
Also Founder and Developer at BoxStream (cloud audio player).

Ivan Yurin – worked at Mail.Ru Group, as Senior Software Engineer. Expert in Scalable System,

Andrey Shashlov, Core Developer – Full stack developer with focus on Android and iOS. Entrepreneur and innovator. Blockchain enthusiast.

Eugene Kaganovich, Data Architect – Full stack developer with deep knowledge of Java. Expert in protecting enterprise data in the cloud.
Mark Shwartzman, Data Scientist –  MSc from University of Tel Aviv. Expert in video compression and data science. Bitcoin enthusiast and developer.


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