In Saint Petersburg office, Imigize held a business meeting with representatives of the Russia-China Investment Fund (RCIF) and TUS Holding:
Sonya Miao (Deputy General Manager TUS –Scientific & Technology Service Group)
Hubert Tao Liu (Investment Director TUS –Scientific & Technology Service Group)
Tianli Zhao (Director of the Technology Assets Center TUS –Scientific & Technology Service Group)
Elizaveta Mishina (analyst of the Russia-China Investment Fund (RCIF)
TUS Holding has expressed a vivid interest in the development of the project in China and a joint opening of Imigize Measuring Centers.
During the meeting, the sides discussed financial and investment issues, implementation strategy and project development in China.
In accordance with the laws of the PRC (China has imposed a ban on Initial Cryptocurrency Offering operations), the issue was discussed in the format of venture capital investments.
A primary subject of talks was the creation of conditions for the Imigize intellectual property protection and potential cooperation with Alibaba and JD – the largest Chinese online retailers.
Tus Holding is a state company founded in 1994 based on the Science Park (TusPark) of Tsinghua University (Beijing). Its main activity is the establishment of Industrial parks and investment in high-tech industries.
Russia-China Investment Fund (RCIF)
Thanks to Imigize online contactless fitting service, now anyone can buy online shoes (and later clothes) and be sure that it will be the right size and the best fit.
We expect that by 2035 most of the market of footwear and clothing will move to the Internet.
The use of blockchain for the security of personal information and the paramount access to the data of all participants of the ecosystem – end-buyers, footwear and clothing makers, dealers, internet retailers, rating services, finance, quality control institutions, etc.
3 years of work more than 50 highly qualified programmers, engineers, synergy of 2 Universities.
Successful implementation of the pilot project on the Russian market. Customers – the largest online retailers with a total volume of end customers – more than 100 million people.
Industrial Measuring Center with capacity of more than 1 million digitized pairs of shoes per year.
Pre-ICO is planned for the 15th January 2018, but the number of interested parties indicates that it will be closed within a few hours.
In the active stage, negotiations on the construction of a Measuring Center in China in 2018 and the opening of the Imigize service for the USA, China, Japan and Europe.
Transfer of the date is connected with the changes in the marketing policy of the company and additions to the Whitepaper.
The possibility of using elements of an existing algorithm for contactless footwear fitting on online clothing try-on opens significant prospects for Imigize, adding value to the service on the online market.
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We had a guest in these past few days – correspondent of the TV-show “Good Morning” of the “Saint Petersburg” channel Nikolay Kornienko.
Watch us December 15 from 8 to 10 a.m.
Imigize took part in the international investment forum AVCJ in Hong Kong.
The forum brought together over 1100 financial community top officials of the countries of the Indo-Pacific region – Hong Kong, China, India, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Australia, USA.
Within three days from 14th to 16th of November the thematic conference and meetings of leading international and regional venture funds, investment companies and fund managers was held in the halls of luxury hotel Four Seasons.
The AVCJ Forum remains the bellwether for the alternative investment industry in Asia, where leading investors from the world’s most successful and influential firms congregate, for their annual market update, debate investment strategies and engage in high caliber networking.
During the forum, Imigize representatives demonstrated the work of contactless fitting service – a creation of 3D models of the customer’s feet using the portable scanner, the process of footwear selection and compatibility testing on the shoe samples.
The company’s project aroused interest on the part of the participants of the forum; were appreciated the novelty of the project and its potential to develop the online segment of the world market of shoes.
More than 50 meetings with fund chief executive officers and executive partners were held in the course of the forum with the purpose of development of the joint project in the region.
We hope for to continue the forum negotiations with potential partners and attracting new funds to the Imigize project.
The company Mediascope has studied how residents of large cities of Russia make electronic payments.
According to the results of the study, compared to last year, the popularity of payments from smartphones has grown. At the same time, with mobile applications, 60% more users pay than mobile versions of sites. The share of those who prefer non-contact payment, so far does not exceed 8.6%.
For most of the respondents, online payments have become a habit: 91.5% of Russian Internet users pay for goods and services. 85.7% of respondents use computers and laptops for payment, 68.3% use smartphones.