PARQ

A GREEN, SMART AND CONNECTED CITY PLATFORM

Parksen combats worldwide traffic congestion and pollution through a Green, Smart and Connected City Platform, which utilizes the IOTA and Ethereum blockchain, smart contracts, IoT devices and a real-time parking app.

THE UNIVERSAL SOLUTION FOR SMART CITIES

The Parksen services are divided between our real-time Parksen parking app – of which a modest MVP already exists – and the Green, Smart & Connected City Platform.

Utilizing the Ethereum blockchain, smart contracts, a universal ledger and a variety of IoT devices, we will create a truly sustainable and intelligent city development platform. With the collected data, we will be able to battle back against the ever-rising levels of traffic congestion and pollution that are damaging life in large urban metropolises and small cities alike.

The Parksen parking app will use that same data to guide drivers to available and affordable spots, while municipalities, parking garages, companies and other users of the City Platform can use the data to improve their own infrastructures.

OUR MULTI-FUNCTIONAL UTILITY TOKEN

The PARQ token is an Ethereum-based ERC20 utility token which can be spent and earned within the Parksen parking app and the Green, Smart & Connected City Platform

Pay for parking

Using the Parksen parking app, drivers can locate, reserve and pay for their parking before ever leaving home. The app then guides them there following the fastest possible route.

Pay for equipment

Using the Green, Smart & Connected City Platform, municipalities, parking garages and companies can purchase and integrate new system and hardware upgrades from our partners.

Earn by collecting data

All types of users can earn PARQ tokens by collecting and submitting data on local congestion and pollution levels, parking space availability and a wide variety of surveys.

Earn by renting out parking spots

Using the Green, Smart & Connected City Platform, all users can earn PARQ tokens by registering and renting out individual and corporate parking spots that belong to them.

ADVANTAGES

For Drivers

  • Real-time information

Always know where to find the closest available and most affordable parking.

  • Spend and earn PARQ

Share data on available parking, local traffic congestion and pollution levels to earn PARQ tokens.

  • Constant innovation

Directly benefit from IoT and other Smart Parking solutions as they are being developed and released.

For Providers

  • Enhanced services

Enjoy an effortless one-size-fits-all universal dashboard to manage your available parking spots.

  • Save time & money

Sustainable and smart IoT devices will save you energy, maintenance and repair costs all across the board.

  • Create smart cities

Get in on the ground floor of technological innovation within city development and transform your dumb city to a smart city.

TOKEN

In order to guarantee a strong, healthy growth of our community and the participating municipalities, we have decided to issue a total of 250M PARQ tokens for the ICO. After careful consideration, we believe that this will allow us to come through on the long-term goals of both our platform and parking app.

ARQ tokens can be bought with fiat currency via bank transfer, Paypal, creditcards and both ETH and BTC. Despite having both a discount for the pre- and public token sale, the base price of PARQ will be: 1 PARQ = 0.10 USD

TOKEN DISTRIBUTION

  • Pre-Sale (5%)
  • Public Sale (20%)
  • Airdrop & Hodlers (5%)
  • Bounty Program (2%)
  • Charity Fund (1%)
  • Private Sale (3%)
  • Business Development (4%)
  • Founders & Team (5%)
  • App & Platform Development (15%)
  • Marketing (20%)
  • Smart City Project Fund (20%)

USE OF PROCEEDS

  • Business Development (10%)
  • Global Expansion (15%)
  • Marketing (30%)
  • Research & Development (45%)

ROADMAP

Q1 2016 Development of the Parksen Cloud and Parking App

The parking app was developed and connected to 113 cities in the Netherlands, including Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague.

Q2 2016  Beta Testing of Parksen Cloud and Parking App

We tested the app with thousands of end-users and municipalities across the Netherlands.

Q3 2016  First Round of Private Funding from Dutch Government & Investors

We received funding to develop a nationwide platform with support from both angel investors and the local governments.

Q1 2017 Alpha Launch of Parksen Cloud and Parking App in the Netherlands

Parksen app became available on Apple App Store and Google Play Store for end-users in the Netherlands.

Q1 2017  Started Research for Green, Smart & Connected City Platform

Given immediate success, we started conceptualizing the Green, Smart & Connected City Platform and dove into Market Research for global expansion. Idea for ICO took form and the company started preparation.

Q2 2017  Hired Additional Team Members Towards ICO

Localized and recruited specialists to aid and assist us with ICO preparation.

Q1 2018  ICO Prep, Website, Smart Contract and Whitepaper Development

With a complete team, we continued our ICO preparation, drafted our first official whitepaper and built the ICO website. We have also started the development of the first few Smart Contracts for parking prices and actions.

Q2 2018  Start of the Pre-Sale and Public Sale

Interested parties are able to participate in our Pre- and Public ICO Sale.

Q4 2018  Setting Up Offices and Expanding Teams for Global Expansion

Targeting the USA, UK, Europe, and Asia for our first round of Global Expansion, locating new offices, expanding our teams and conducting further market research.

Q4 2018 Start Development of IoT Devices for Smart Parking Solutions

Collaborating with third parties and partners towards the creation of innovative IoT devices, which will be integrated in participating cities and connected to our platform.

2019 Start Development of Beta Parksen City Platform

Creation of (micro)APIs and integrating them with Parksen Cloud for easy implementation in our Selected Test Cities, localizing app and services in 5+ different languages. Mapping of parking zones, environmental issues and outdated systems.

2019 Launch Beta of Parksen City Platform

Selected Test Cities get full access to the Beta of our Green, Smart & Connected City Platform. Extensive testing will follow thanks to close cooperation with local municipalities and end-users. Collecting data, identifying areas of improvement and gathering community feedback.

2020 Final Product Launch in Selected Cities

Rolling out the end-product in all of the selected Test Cities after improvements. Continuing to gather data and feedback from the communities and municipalities to ensure a healthy growth of our Platform and Ecosystem.

2020 Global Release of Green, Smart & Connected City Platform

After extensive testing, our Platform and app will be rolled out globally and be made available to all participating cities and their citizens. During this stage we will continue to work on the platform based on feedback from different markets. We will rely heavily on community input to make sure that our product works the way that it should.

TEAM

Eddie Postma: CEO

Paul Heath: Chief Security Officer

Fokko van den Bosch: IT Architect

Arjan Douwes: Senior Developer

Massimo Bensi: Senior Developer

Joost Platje: Global Sustainability Strategist

Roy van Pamelen: Urban Development Specialist

Tanna Heath: Risk Assessment Manager

Cor Alberts: Legal Counsel

Maarten Voskuil: Legal Counsel Consumer Privacy

Wilhelm Roth: Marketing and Communication Manager

Jan Heemskerk: Content Manager

Marc Garcia Abellan: Social Media and Community Manager

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