Interview with Matthew Shaw, founder of Protos.
What is the Protos business model?
Protos is a hedge fund that is capitalized via an ICO
65% of the investment portfolio will focus on active trading in the top cryptocurrencies by market capitalization and volume, and 35% investing in pre-ICO tokens (ie investing in new tokens)
How can investors profit from the Protos ICO?
Protos enables a wide range of qualified investors worldwide to hold Protos Tokens and
thereby get a balanced actively managed exposure to opportunities arising in cryptocurrencies and tokens.
How can investors profit from the Protos business model once it is launched?
The Fund’s objective is to achieve capital appreciation by making strategic investments in digital tokens and actively managing digital tokens, cryptocurrency and other crypto investments (and derivatives thereto).
Are token holders entitled to profits generated Protos?
If there are realized gains in the Fund’s portfolio:
- A minimum of 10% and up to 50% of any such proceeds, shall be used by the Fund to
- Purchase PRTS Tokens on the open
- All PRTS Tokens purchased by the Fund or the Issuer will be “burnt.”
What is the utility of the Protos token?
The Protos token is a security token enabling qualified investors worldwide to get a balanced actively managed exposure to opportunities arising in cryptocurrencies and tokens
What are the main risks for the Protos business model and how are they mitigated?
This is dealt with in some detail in the Offering Memorandum . All investors must read the Offering Memorandum carefully.
What are the Protos fund fees?
- Management Fee: 2.5% of NAV, which will be paid in USD in quarterly increments in advance.
- Expenses: Ongoing operating expenses of the Fund will be charged to the Fund.
- Carried Interest: 25% of the increase in NAV on a high watermark basis.
What are the advantages of using a crypto fund such as Protos vs being a Sole Trader?
Protos enables a wide range of qualified investors worldwide to hold Protos Tokens and thereby get a balanced, actively managed exposure to opportunities arising in cryptocurrencies and tokens, managed by a full time experienced team.
What are the key elements investors should look for when choosing a Crypto Fund?
Investors should carefully evaluate their own risk profile and eligibility to invest when selecting a fund. Key elements to consider are the experience and track record of the team, plus the investment strategy of the fund.
What is the edge/s that Protos has when trading ICOs and cryptocurrencies?
In the current growth environment, Protos expects to use strategies to filter and invest in early-stage (pre-ICO) opportunities that it believes will rise rapidly in value as technology is adopted and investors speculate, and expects to utilize advanced data driven trading strategies to trade the most established Tokens
For more information please visit: https://protos.tokenhub.com/
We thank Matthew Shaw for the interview.