The world’s first reverse merchant processor. We pay transaction fees to businesses, we don't charge them. We seek to address cryptocurrency adoption issues and introduce commerce-disruptive incentivized payment solutions to accelerate the mainstream adoption of cryptocurrency and smart contracts.
Kevin began his career as an Internet entrepreneur at a young age in his hometown of Lebanon, Maine. Now 31, he is a serial entrepreneur, software developer, blockchain enthusiast and hobbyist ethical hacker. His strengths are in network programming, automation, scaling and project management. He has found success through fruitful partnerships with likeminded programmers and entrepreneurs, some of whom he has known since the days of AOL 2.5. Kevin has exclusively been an Internet entrepreneur throughout the entirety of both his adolescence and adult life, and he has no plans of slowing down.
Corey began programming in QBasic at the age of nine after an early programming lesson from his father. Roughly 15 years ago, he started to incorporate his web development and Windows programming skills into digital advertising in various verticals. He has experience in web development, Internet marketing, traffic analysis, reverse engineering and .NET programming.
Ron DiIorio has developed and refined many successful companies over the past 20 years. His strength of leadership and vision has proven to be invaluable throughout his extraordinary career. One of Ron’s greatest accomplishments was "DesignerSkins," a niche company that was the first to develop and produce this product known as "console skins." Ron took this original idea from concept to a reality that quickly blossomed into a three hundred million dollar a year industry. Ron worked along side companies such as Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, IBM and Sony just to name a few. More recently, Ron brought his vast organizational experience to the medical industry and had quickly become regarded as a top-level practice owner. Combining both a strong technological background and expert business management fundamentals, Ron continues to find success.
Kol is a skilled Art Director who loves to create, inspire and innovate. With a keen eye and attention to detail, he takes pride in producing imagery that can captivate an audience. He is an expert in branding. In addition to designing, he enjoys producing music and recently launched a local restaurant. Kol graduated with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Marketing and has been a designer for WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) for over 6 years, where he is currently a Senior Interactive Designer.
Robert is a smart contract programmer, blockchain enthusiast, general purpose programmer and idealist. His focus in crypto has always been on utility and mainstream adoption, lending to his long desire for a less volatile cryptocurrency. He enjoys bourbon, recursion and long walks on the beach.
Greg began a career of systems and application programming in 1965, joining ATHENA Programming, Inc. four years later. While its business began in 1966 with software for Unisys mainframes, Greg shifted ATHENA's emphasis in 1975 to use of FORTH, creating high-reliability native operating systems and applications for numerous CPU types. During the past half century Greg's work through ATHENA has covered a wide variety of applications, such as network protocols, cryptography, military intelligence fusion, real-time control algorithms, directed energy weapon system battle management, real-time transaction processing, cartography, and physical security systems. In 2009 Greg helped found GreenArrays, Inc., a manufacturer of multicomputer chips with high performance and extreme energy efficiency, where he learned to design full custom CMOS as VP Engineering and where he now serves as President. Greg served in the US Naval Reserve including required active duty in 1969-70. In addition to his six grown children, Greg serves his community as a defensive firearms instructor and is fond of the outdoors.
As former staff for the SEC and State Street Bank & Trust, Keidi S. Carrington brings a wealth of legal knowledge and business experience in the financial services arena with a particular focus on investment management. Her practice focuses on incorporating startups and small businesses, drafting the necessary documents such as partnership, operating and shareholder agreements as well as by-laws and assisting businesses with raising capital by establishing Regulation D private placements, Regulation A small securities offerings, drafting S-1 registrations and convertible equity/debt contracts. Keidi negotiates various employment contracts, vendor contracts and purchase agreements.
Jevgenijs is a quantitative economist with more than 20 years of experience in academia, government and private sector advisory. His key areas of specialization are computational macroeconomics, energy and environmental economics, financial econometrics, and real estate economics and finance.
Paul is a business owner, entrepreneur, cryptocurrency collector, and blockchain enthusiast. He has over 5 years experience in the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry, along with 10 years experience in sales & business development and 6 years in community management. Paul is very passionate about blockchain technology and believes it will become a world standard by 2025 and will revolutionize every industry as we know it.
Cory built and sold a marketing agency after spending 10 years in project management with the advertising industry. He's managed over $400,000/month in pay per click ad spend and organically built audiences for his clients that are in the hundreds of thousands, all with a single focus on conversion optimization. Since 2012, Cory has been trading cryptocurrencies and uses traditional investments such as real estate to hedge against the volatility. He's a blockchain activist that believes we have passed the point of cryptocurrencies being limited to technology enthusiasts and that mainstream adoption is going to be the greatest opportunity of our lifetime.
Courtney Turner is a social media expert. A friendly and skilled community leader, she has taken a serious interest the crypto-space and enjoys engaging with the community. Courtney has spent time familiarizing herself with the crypto-space, blockchain technologies and years mastering the art of social media.
Minerva is a platform built on the Ethereum blockchain, and its primary token is Minerva OWL. It is an ERC20 token and cryptocurrency. The aim of Minerva is to address mainstream cryptocurrency adoption issues and provide partnered businesses with incentivized payment solutions.
The core differences between Minerva and Bitcoin is that Minerva is designed to reward platforms that accept its OWL token with reverse transaction fees, as well as address the challenges of mainstream cryptocurrency adoption. Minerva is a platform and its OWL token is its currency. In addition to being a cryptocurrency, we are the world's first reverse merchant processor.
Minerva Technologies S.a.r.l., a Luxembourg based blockchain technology company comprised of team members and advisors from around the world.
As shown in the graph above, the token crowdsale is divided between multiple factions. 75% of the tokens will be distributed amongst crowdsale participants. 10% will be distributed amongst the founding team and advisors. 10% will be reserved for long term operational costs and new advancements. 2.5% will be reserved to be distributed to new partnerships in the form of signing bonuses. The remaining 2.5% will be reserved for our diligent bug bounty program. Crypto-assets transferred in exchange for OWL tokens during the crowdsale are the revenue of Minerva Technologies S.a.r.l.
Minerva is the Roman goddess of wisdom and strategic warfare, trade and strategy.
Minerva will be used on carefully selected platforms which are subjected to rigorous auditing and transparency agreements. It is unlikely we will consider parterning with any platform with a < 15,000 Alexa ranking.
ERC20 compatible wallets such as MetaMask, MyEtherWallet or TREZOR for a physical cold storage solution.