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What is Gigzi?

Giga - one billion Gigabyte - measure of data Zi - Zero information


I am very excited to be introducing Gigzi; a financial system that delivers stability, security and wealth protection on the Blockchain. Gigzi rewards and empowers users with the ability to manage wealth independently. I believe Gigzi will enable the wider adoption of cryptocurrency.

El Asmar

Founder

Crypto-assets

Introducing Gigzi Black (GZB) and Gigzi Metal (Platinum GZP, Gold GZG and Silver GZS) –
a range of unique and complementary crypto-assets within the ecosystem.


Gigzi black

Risk and reward

Gigzi Black

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A finite supply will be created and distributed during launch. This will ensure that their value will only be determined by open market conditions

Completely decentralised and transferred peer to peer on the Gigzi blockchain

Gold Rewards will be earned on the balance of GZB held during a 90 day rewards cycle to encourage investors to trade, speculate and develop a healthy appetite for risk

Can be rapidly converted to Gigzi Metal crypto-assets acting as an instant hedging mechanism, enabling investors to manage risk exposure whilst remaining within the ecosystem

Instant conversions

Live exchange rate

Gigzi metal

Stable and secure

Gigzi Black

Gzp

Gigzi Black

Gzg

Gigzi Black

Gzs


These assets are fully pegged to the international price of the respective precious metals, with one gram of metal equal to one Gigzi Metal crypto-asset

Investments are backed by 99.99% pure and unfabricated precious metal from a highly reputable mint

Metals stored in Gigzi Metal crypto-assets are redeemable on demand. Custom cast bars will be fabricated based on the weight selected by the investor and then securely delivered

There are no storage fees payable for the metals that back Gigzi Metal crypto-assets for the duration of the investment

Can be rapidly converted to GZB to empower investors to react quickly to market fluctuations and seize investment opportunities


Core applications

Gigzi ecosystem

Web application providing access to the decentralised peer to peer network through anonymously created accounts with optional biometric security

The application feature set includes transaction overview, sending and receiving payments, price charts, payee management and a Gold Rewards indicator displaying the pay-out rate for the current 90-day reward cycle

Instant conversion between Gigzi Black and Metal crypto-assets using live exchange rates

Securely enter and exit the Gigzi ecosystem by making instant exchanges using any of the supported crypto assets or fiat money to and from Gigzi

Exchanges involving fiat currencies are handled by local partners around the world, with the platform providing a secure escrow service for both cash transactions and local bank transfers

Individuals and business entities meeting the requirements for becoming a local partner can register with the platform and begin trading

Redeeming of precious metals is processed through the Treasury where Gigzi Metal (GZP, GZG, GZS) assets are exchanged for cast bars. These cast bars are fabricated to specification based on the selected weight and securely delivered to an address provided by the user

The physical precious metal that backs the crypto-assets have no storage fees and zero commissions are added for the redeeming process. Once an order is fulfilled, the redeemed crypto-assets are destroyed by the Treasury and removed from circulation permanently

Audits of the Gigzi physical precious metal reserves are made periodically by the mint, with certificates issued and made public. Precious metals in reserves will always be equal to the amount of Gigzi Metal crypto assets in existence and this can be verified on the blockchain

Ecosystem

Core Applications

Gigzi ecosystem

Core Applications

Exchange

Securely enter and exit the Gigzi ecosystem by making instant exchanges using any of 40+ supported crypto-assets or fiat money to and from Gigzi

Exchanges involving fiat currencies are handled by local partners around the world, with the platform providing a secure escrow service for both cash transactions and local bank transfers

Individuals and business entities meeting the requirements for becoming a local partner can register with the platform and begin trading

Core Applications

Wallet

Web application providing access to the decentralised peer to peer network through anonymously created accounts with optional biometric security

The application feature set includes transaction overview, sending and receiving payments, price charts, payee management and a rewards indicator displaying the pay-out rate for the current 90-day reward cycle

Instant conversion between Gigzi Black and Metal crypto-assets using live exchange rates

Core Applications

Treasury

Redeeming of precious metals is processed through the Treasury where Gigzi Metal (GZP, GZG, GZS) assets are exchanged for cast bars. These cast bars are fabricated to specification based on the selected weight and securely delivered to an address provided by the user

The physical precious metal that backs the crypto-assets have no storage fees and zero commissions are added for the redeeming process. Once an order is fulfilled, the redeemed crypto-assets are destroyed by the Treasury and removed from circulation permanently

Audits of the Gigzi physical precious metal reserves are made periodically by the mint, with certificates issued and made public. Precious metals in reserves will always be equal to the amount of Gigzi Metal crypto-assets in existence and this can be verified on the blockchain

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Ethereum

Gigzi is built using Ethereum as the underlying platform,
leveraging an existing stable infrastructure
with a proven history.

Using this technology aligns our ecosystem with a strong roadmap of innovation and continuous improvement with the backing of a capable and established team.

The Gigzi smart contract is transparent and open source – it was audited by the Ethereum community.

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Official partner

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Since its establishment in the year 2000, IriTech has continued its efforts to develop the most advanced iris recognition technology.

The IriTech algorithm was top-ranked by the U.S. government’s NIST IREX test and the IriTech product has earned recognition and trust as a market-leading solution. It has been deployed in high profile and large-scale projects around the globe such as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR), World Food Program, The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and US Exit-Entry Program.

Through our partnership, users will benefit from world-class biometric security alongside the Gigzi decentralised wealth management system.

Millions of Users Worldwide

Leading Role in the world’s largest biometric project

Irishield was trusted in government projects

A WORLD-LEADING BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY PROVIDER

Notable Clients

United States
Government

Indian
Government

Kenyan
Government

Columbia Police
Department, US

United Nations

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Metals sourced from

The Perth Mint Australia

The Perth Mint is Australia's largest fully integrated precious metals enterprise

This long-standing business is endorsed by five of the world's leading commodity exchanges - the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA), the New York Commodity Exchange (COMEX), the Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE), the Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM) and the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC).

We’re proud to source precious metals exclusively from an organisation whose values include excellence, ethics and equity. These align with our own values of transparency and fairness.

Gigzi advantages

Key benefits of the Gigzi ecosystem

WEALTH PROTECTION

Historically, precious metals have been used to protect and preserve wealth primarily due to their low volatility, amongst other attractive features. So, investing in Gigzi Metal crypto-assets (GZP, GZG, GZS), which are fully pegged to and redeemable for physical precious metals, offers robust protection and an excellent method of hedging.

MANAGE YOUR OWN RISK EXPOSURE

BIOMETRIC SECURITY

Gigzi provides iris recognition technology to safeguard access to your wallet. The branded device uses the unique configuration of your irides to identify the holder of the account. This technology has been developed by Iritech, a leading biometrics company, and is currently being used by global organisations including the United Nations as a secure method of biometric security.

IRIS RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY

GOLD REWARDS

Users earn rewards on their Gigzi Black (GZB) balance in the same way interest is earned on a personal fiat bank balance. These rewards are genuine, generous and paid directly to users in Gigzi Gold (GZG) every 90 days. The rewards are calculated proportionately, taking into consideration the number of GZB crypto-assets a user has, and days held per reward cycle. The reward pot is based on a 60% share of the transaction fees generated on the network. A reward indicator will display the pay-out rate for the current 90-day cycle.

EARN GOLD REWARDS EVERY 90 DAYS

LOCALISED EXCHANGE

Gigzi optimises your crypto to fiat exchanges using a convenient local process. By utilising our network of local partners, users will avoid unnecessary costs and delays associated with international transfers and registration processes, making your funds easily accessible in your preferred currency all over the world.

Cash payments
Bank Transfers
Cryptocurrencies

Gigzi Advantages

Gigzi advantages


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Wealth protection

Historically, precious metals have been used to protect and preserve wealth primarily due to their low volatility amongst other attractive features. Therefore, investing in Gigzi Metal crypto-assets (GZP, GZG, GZS), fully pegged to and redeemable for physical precious metals, offers robust protection and an excellent method of hedging.

Manage your own risk exposure

Gigzi advantages


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Biometric security

Gigzi provides iris recognition technology to safeguard access to your wallet. The branded device uses the unique configuration of your irides to identify the holder of the account. This technology has been developed by Iritech, a leading biometrics company, and is currently being used by global organisations including the United Nations as a secure method of biometric security.

Iris recognition technology

Gigzi advantages


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Gold rewards

Users earn rewards on their Gigzi Black (GZB) balance in the same way interest is earned on a personal fiat bank balance. These rewards are genuine, generous and paid directly to users in Gigzi Gold (GZG) every 90 days. The rewards are calculated proportionately, taking into consideration the number of GZB crypto-assets a user has, and days held per reward cycle. The reward pot is based on a 60% share of the transaction fees generated on the network. A reward indicator will display the pay-out rate for the current 90-day cycle.

Earn gold rewards every 90 days

Gigzi advantages


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Localised exchange

Gigzi optimises your crypto to fiat exchanges into a convenient local process. By utilising our network of local partners, users will avoid unnecessary costs and delays associated with international transfers and registration processes. Making your funds easily accessible in your preferred currency all over the world.

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Cash payments

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Bank transfers

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Cryptocurrencies

GIGZI TEAM

We're a team of engineers, product and project management professionals with a wealth of experience in digital development in the financial services sector. Our core members have been working together for over a decade and our joint vision has been vital in driving the project to market.

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Roman Van

Product Manager

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NICK BELSKYKH

Product Manager

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Lera Konstantinova

Brand Leader

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VLAD GAVRILUK

Creative Director

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EL ASMAR

Founder & CEO

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FAHAD SHILTAGH

Operations Director

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ARTYOM POLYAKOFF

Technology Director

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SERGIY ZHEMEYTSEV

Blockchain Engineer

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Frontend Developer

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Software Architect

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Adrian Drãgulescu

Web Administrator

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ZELJKO NEMET

Business Analyst

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Advisers

An acknowledgement to partners and consultants who have provided guidance and expertise throughout the development of the project.

Dr. Daehoon Kim
Dr. Daehoon Kim

CEO & Founder of IriTech,
leader in Biometric Industry

Experts in Iris Identification for application in Mobile Device, IoT and Blockchain.

Mr. Byungho Choi
Mr. Byungho Choi

CFO & Founder of IriTech

CPA in Arthur Andersen and Deloitte in 1982-2000.

Securities & Exchange Commission in Korea

Mr. James Brookfield
Mr. James Brookfield

Senior Project Manager at Costain, a technology-based engineering solutions provider

Specialising in complex project delivery

Dr. Nuha Brookfield
Dr. Nuha Brookfield

Academic Clinical Fellow in Neurology at University College London

Clinician and research scientist

Jonathan Fianu
Jonathan Fianu

EMEA Director at PredictX

Providing cutting edge Machine Learning solutions to global companies including UBS, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, adidas, AIG, and The Carlyle Group

William Bryant
William Bryant

Director of Global Platform Solutions at American Express

Delivering products into the hands of millions of AMEX users and merchants worldwide, with a deep specialism in developing and scaling solutions

Jerry Floros
Eleftherios Jerry Floros

Entrepreneur, advisor, author, speaker and influencer. CEO and founder of MoneyDrome Edge Ltd.

BBN Times - Crypto & Blockchain guru - featured author on all things Crypto, Blockchain, ICO and FinTech

Savio Gomez
Savio Gomez

Entrepreneur and top rated ICO adviser.

Specialist in VC, an incubator / accelerator, lending houses, exchanges, a market maker and more in the Fintech - Blockchain / AI space.

GIGZI ROADMAP

Implementation Sheet

Q3 2016
The Idea and the team

From the realisation of what distributed ledger technology can do and a great passion for decentralisation, Gigzi was born and the team was assembled.

Q1 2017
Research and feasibility

Analysing market conditions and assessing the feasibility of launching a commercially viable solution using distributed ledger technology .

Q2 2017
System architecture design

The initial system architecture was drafted and validated.

Q3 2017
Smart contract development, application design & legal structuring

The Smart Contract is developed incorporating the rules and regulations of the systems including fees, values and other important functions. The outline design of the applications is completed.

Q3 2017
Gigzi S.A. company registration

Gigzi registered in Belize as an International business.

Q2 2018
IriTech partnership signed

Partnership signed between Gigzi and IriTech to develop biometric security for blockchain applications.

Q2 2018
Smart contract audit by Ethereum development community

Security audit completed, following which the findings and key points of feedback were incorporated into the solution.

Q3 2018
Smart contract deployment and crowd sale

Gigzi website goes live, followed by deployment of the Smart Contract and the crowd sale.

Q1 2019
Beta testing and launch of Treasury and Wallet applications including biometric security

Launch of the Treasury application enabling the purchase and redeeming of Gigzi Metal. Launch of the Wallet application including 1st generation Gigzi Iris biometric security options.

Q2 2019
Beta testing and launch of Exchange application, merchant tools and Gigzi gold card

Launch of the Exchange application enabling crypto to crypto exchange, and fiat money exchanges through a global network of local partners. Point of sale software and multi-currency payment processing solutions for merchants. Gigzi debit card enabling users to make payments to merchants on existing point of sale infrastructure.

Q1 2020
2nd generation biometric security

Release of 2nd generation Gigzi Iris biometric security device. Compact size, premium casing, superior features and built with an Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC).

MULTI CURRENCY WEB APPLICATION SECURED BY YOUR IRIS

WALLET PREVIEW

A great customer experience is key to adoption. Preview our user-tested interfaces and rich feature sets.

SEE DEMO
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EXCHANGE PARTNERS

Gigzi crypto-assets will be available through our exchange partners

IN THE PRESS

Articles published by mainstream media

RATINGS

Our ratings on the top cryptocurrency websites

NEWS

Keep up to date with information about our upcoming
developments, product launches and investment opportunities.

Frequently asked questions


  • 1

    Can I send and receive Gigzi crypto-assets?

    Gigzi crypto-assets are global currencies that can be sent and received.

  • 2

    How often are Gold rewards paid?

    Gold rewards are automatically paid out every 90 days.

  • 3

    How do I earn Gold rewards?

    Gold rewards are earned on the Gigzi Black crypto-assets balance. The reward payout will vary depending on the amount of crypto-assets held and the number of days they were held for during a 90-day reward cycle.

  • 4

    What are the Gigzi Metal crypto-assets worth?

    Each crypto-asset is fully pegged to the price of their respective precious metal; Silver, Gold or Platinum. The price of 1 gram of metal is equal to 1 crypto-asset.

  • 5

    What is backing the Gigzi Black?

    The value of these crypto-assets will fluctuate based on market variables including demand, user confidence and potential for gold rewards.

  • 6

    Where are my crypto-assets held?

    All crypto-assets are held on the Gigzi blockchain which is operated on the Ethereum distributed network.

  • 7

    How do I acquire Gigzi Metal?

    These crypto-assets can be acquired through conversions of Gigzi Black crypto-assets through the Wallet or Exchange platform.

  • 8

    How do I convert between the various Gigzi crypto-assets?

    The Wallet and Exchange platform can both be used to convert instantly between the different Gigzi crypto-assets.

  • 9

    How many Gigzi Black will be available?

    There is a finite supply of 1 billion Gigzi Black crypto-assets. 100 million will be introduced into circulation through the crowdsale. The remaining 900 million will be distributed using a natural economic growth formula.

  • 10

    How are Gigzi Metal crypto-assets created?

    These crypto-assets comes into existence once the respective precious metal is secured at the mint. The number of Gigzi Metal crypto-assets in circulation is always equal to the amount of precious metals

  • 11

    Are the Gigzi crypto-assets divisible?

    Highly divisible with a maximum of 18 decimals

  • 12

    Can I check the number of crypto-assets in circulation?

    This is verifiable on the blockchain and will be displayed on our website

  • 13

    Can I verify transactions?

    Every transaction will include a verification link which will display a record on the blockchain.

  • 14

    Why is the supply of Gigzi Black limited?

    The supply is finite to protect its value from being diluted.

  • 15

    What is the benefit of having multiple crypto-assets in the same ecosystem?

    Complementary crypto-assets give users the ability to trade between them independently without using 3rd party systems. Users can easily hedge against volatility and protect any gains earned through instant conversion.

  • 1

    How do I access my account?

    Through the Gigzi Wallet or any 3rd party wallet application that supports Ethereum tokens. Please note that the full range of features and options might not be available on 3rd party wallet applications.

  • 2

    Is there a fee for opening an account?

    Opening an account on the Gigzi Wallet platform is free.

  • 3

    Do I have to use the iris device to login?

    This is an optional security upgrade.

  • 4

    What data is stored on the wallet?

    No personal data of any kind is stored on the Gigzi Wallet platform.

  • 5

    Will the wallet work on my mobile phone or tablet device?

    It is a web application that supports mobile, tablet and desktop views

  • 6

    Why are live exchange rates used?

    Live international exchange rates are used to enable users to execute orders in real time.

  • 7

    What does the rewards indicator show?

    The rewards indicator displays the payout potential for the current reward cycle. It is displayed as a guideline estimate to provide users with an easy way to calculate the expected reward payout. This figure will change throughout the reward cycle and as the Gigzi Black balance fluctuates.

  • 8

    What is the cost for making a transaction?

    The Gigzi transaction fee is 0.2%

  • 9

    Can I use other wallets to manage my Gigzi crypto-assets?

    Any 3rd party wallet that supports Ethereum tokens could potentially be used to manage Gigzi crypto assets.

  • 10

    Can I still receive Gold rewards if I use 3rd party wallets?

    Gold rewards are automatically paid into your Gigzi Gold (GZG) balance.

  • 11

    How many crypto-assets are supported?

    Initially, the Gigzi Wallet will support all 4 Gigzi crypto-assets and Ethereum (ETH) tokens.

  • 1

    What does the Treasury platform provide?

    The treasury facilitates the redeeming of physical precious metals from the Perth Mint.

  • 2

    What is the cost for redeeming the precious metal?

    There are 2 costs associated with the redeeming process; a bullion fabrication premium and the delivery fee

  • 3

    Are all the precious metals stored at the Perth Mint?

    All precious metals backing Gigzi crypto-assets are stored at the Perth Mint.

  • 4

    Are there any storage fees?

    There are no storage fees for the precious metals backing the Gigzi crypto-assets

  • 5

    What information is required for redeeming the precious metal?

    Submission of necessary information for the secure and insured delivery of cast bars. This data will be destroyed following completion of the delivery.

  • 6

    Can precious metal be delivered worldwide?

    Delivery can be made to any country where legally permitted.

  • 7

    How long does delivery take?

    This will be confirmed when an order is placed, based on the delivery address and the bullion fabrication time.

  • 8

    Is the precious metal delivery insured?

    All precious metal deliveries are fully insured.

  • 9

    Is the metal stored at the Perth Mint guaranteed?

    These are guaranteed under law by the government of Western Australia.

  • 10

    What is the purity of the precious metal?

    All precious metals backing the Gigzi Metal crypto-assets have a purity of 99.99%.

  • 11

    Which cast bar sizes are available?

    Various cast bar sizes starting from 1 troy ounce are available for fabrication.

  • 12

    Will the cast bars have the stamp of the Perth Mint?

    The cast bars are fabricated with the official stamp of the Perth Mint.

  • 13

    Is the metal held at the Perth Mint already fabricated?

    It is stored in raw form and fabricated on demand in the selected size.

  • 1

    Do I need to register to use the exchange?

    The Gigzi Exchange platform does not require users to register.

  • 2

    How do I exchange fiat currency to Gigzi crypto-assets?

    Any exchanges involving fiat currency are handled by local partners.

  • 3

    How do I exchange other crypto currencies to Gigzi crypto-assets?

    Crypto to crypto exchanges are fulfilled directly on the platform

  • 4

    What are the exchange fees?

    Both crypto currency and fiat currency exchanges have a flat fee of 0.5%.

  • 5

    How much time is needed to complete an exchange?

    Crypto currency exchanges are instantly processed, while fiat currency exchanges will depend on the specified requirements of the local partner.

  • 6

    What is a local partner?

    A business or individual registered on the Gigzi Exchange platform to buy and/or sell crypto currencies for fiat currency

  • 7

    Can I register as a local partner?

    Anyone meeting the requirements can register as a local partner. Details will be released in due course.

  • 8

    In which countries will the exchange platform be available?

    The platform will be available to users worldwide.

    9

    Which payment methods are available for fiat currencies?

    Local bank transfers and in-person cash payments.

    10

    Are there limitations on crypto to crypto exchanges?

    No limitations are imposed on crypto to crypto exchanges

    11

    Are there limitations on fiat currency exchanges?

    Limitations may be set by the local partner.

    12

    What if an exchange fails?

    If an exchange fails for any reason, the funds will be returned in full.

    13

    Can I check the rate before making an exchange?

    Rates including fees are clearly displayed and must be accepted before any exchange can take place.