Melonport Blockchain Software for Asset Management - Ethereum Platform



  • About Melonport

    Melonport is the private company building the open-source Melon Protocol. The Melon protocol is a blockchain protocol for digital asset management built on the Ethereum platform. It enables participants to set up, manage and invest in digital asset management strategies in an open, competitive and decentralised manner. Read the Melon Protocol Green Paper for a full detailed description of how it will empower its users and evolve digital asset management.

    -$15.0B Total market capitalisation of the digital asset market today

    -700 Coins, Tokens and Cryptoassets currently in existence, spread across a multitude of unconnected platforms

    -1st One of the best performing asset classes over the last few years

    About Melon

    contribution

    Our usage token is called Melon token [MLN] and is a core component of the Melon project. It is designed to enjoy a “usage right” to the Melon protocol. To use the Melon protocol one has to use MLN token. This “usage fee” will most likely be imposed on trading. All MLN token that are paid by Users to access Melon will go into a smart contract called a “Multichain fund”. The purpose of this fund is to secure trustless connectivity to other blockchains as well as redeploying the Melon protocol to other blockchains with different properties. Making it in effect a multichain capable software for asset management. A maximum of 1,250,000 MLN will be created before the final version of the Melon protocol is deployed to the live network. Following the live deployment, a fixed amount of new token will be created periodically and be distributed towards the most widely used Modules of the Melon protocol. This incentivises maintenance and development of the Melon protocol even after its final version is deployed to the live network.


    Melon Protocol

    The Melon protocol allows digital asset managers to use blockchain technology to automate a lot of processes using code embedded in smart contracts.

    Melon Portal 

     

    The Melon portal is an interface or portal to the Melon protocol. Its main objective is to make the interactions with the Melon protocol as easy as possible. Contact us to become an early tester of the portal. 

    Email: [email protected]

    Open-source and Transparent


    Asset management track-records are transparent and auditable by everyone everywhere at any time. Easily grow and share your reputation in the asset management space.

    Modular and Inclusive

    Melon is built from the start to be ever-expandable and flexible. A modular framework for easily adding new functionality and features in a permisionless way that rewards developers.

    Lowers Costs and Time

    By using blockchain technology, fixed and variable asset management costs as well as time requirements are drastically reduced. This enables a never-seen-before competitive environment for asset management strategies.

    Decentralised and Reliable

    By having decentralised storage and execution one can mitigate some of today's real world inefficiencies such as custody, counter-party and settlement. Melon creates a true alternative to traditional asset management.

    How to Participate in our Tokensale

    1.Connect to the Ethereum Blockchain

       1. UsingMetaMask

        a) Install MetaMask and 

        b) Create an Ethereum Address

        2. Using Parity/Mist

       a) Install and run ParityMist and 

       b) Create an Ethereum Address

    2. Fund your Ethereum Address with some Ether

        1. Using other crypto currencies

       Use for example: a) Coinbase or 

      b) ShapeShift to Convert your crypto currencies into Ether.

        2. Using fiat currencies

      a) For non-technical people it is recommeneded to use BitcoinSuisse which can allocate your fiat currencies to Melon on your behalf. 

    b) Or use a centralized exchange to convert your fiat currencies into Ether

    3. Contribute to the future of finance

    1. Visit our decentralised application

    a) Use MetaMask together with Chrome or 

     b) Use Mist to Browse to our DApp

    2. Send Ether and become a part of Melon

    Use this decentralised application to send Ether to Melon

    Team:

    Careers:


    Purpose:

    Links:

    https://melonport.com/

    https://reddit.com/r/melonproj...

    https://www.github.com/melonpr...

    https://twitter.com/melonport

    https://www.linkedin.com/compa...

    http://chat.melonport.com/



  • Melon Contribution Tutorial

    [THE CONTRIBUTION CONTRACT HAS HIT THE ETHER LIMIT, NO MORE TRANSACTIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED]

    MLN TOKEN Contribution starts February 15th at UNIX 1487156400

    => 15/02/2017 @ 11:00am (UTC) / 12:00pm (CET)! Do not send any Ether before the start of the contribution period!

    Important Notice: If you created a signature before February 14th 11am CET, please generate a new one to participate in the contribution period. If you use an old signature with your transaction the transaction will get rejected by the contribution smart contract and any Ether sent will be returned.

    Hello future Melon Protocol User! This post will guide you through the process of contributing Ether during the MLN TOKEN contribution period.

    Please read this thoroughly before making your contribution;

    This guide is for educational purposes only.

    Before starting, go to contribution.melonport.com:

    • Make sure you understand the Melon project before you contribute. Read the Melon Protocol Green Paper , the Melon Specifications document and the Melon Contribution terms before going any further (see contribution web page)
    • Confirm that you are not a US citizen (or acting on behalf of a US citizen)
    • If your contribution is successful, you will be receiving MLN tokens which represent a limited usage right to the Melon protocol.
    • Make sure that you understand you are not receiving equity in Melonport AG in exchange for your contribution.

    By ticking the boxes and providing your ethereum address, you are confirming that you have read, acknowledged and agreed upon all of the terms and conditions.

    Ether will be the only cryptocurrency that the contribution smart-contract will accept.

    DO NOT send Bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency to the contribution Smart Contract address.

    DO NOT send Ether (or any other cryptocurrency) to any addresses that may show up in the videos or images below as they may be addresses taken from a test contract.

    DO NOT send Ether to our contribution Smart Contract address directly from an exchange or a hosted wallet (Coinbase, for example). You will not be able to access your MLN tokens.

    THE ADDRESS FOR THE CONTRIBUTION SMART CONTRACT SYSTEM IS:

    0x3BF541f87056D134E0109BE1Be92978b26Cb09e0

    You can view the verified Melon Smart Contract System on EtherScan

    Ethereum Account 0x3bf541f87056d134e0109be1be92978b26cb09e0 Info
    Contract Source Code Copy Find Similiar Contracts pragma solidity ^0.4.8; /// @title Assertive contract /// @author…etherscan.io

    *** DO NOT SEND ETHER TO ANY OTHER ADDRESS ***

    Part 1: Contributing via the following wallets (Parity, Mist, MetaMask or MyEtherWallet)

    Here is a list of wallet providers we have chosen to integrate:

    WARNING! PLEASE ONLY USE THE SUGGESTED WALLETS ABOVE (Parity, Mist, MetaMask or MyEtherWallet):

    Parity wallet (use the Parity Browser to take part in the contribution period):

    https://ethcore.io/parity.html

    Transaction queuing on Parity:

    Feel free to test your generated signature on the ropsten testnet deployed at address:

    0xAc24d895F6b80c9ea33A2587920E97E105c345aa
    (Do NOT send real Ether to this address!!!)

    Mist (use the Mist browser to take part in the contribution period):

    https://github.com/ethereum/mi...

    Contribution using Mist:

    Contribution using the following wallets is also possible:

    MetaMask (use the MetaMask Chrome extension to take part in the contribution period):

    MetaMask
    MetaMask is a bridge that allows you to visit the distributed web of tomorrow in your browser today. It allows you to…metamask.io

    Not used MetaMask before? Try this explainer from CryptoCompare — https://www.cryptocompare.com/wallets/guides/how-to-use-metamask/

    MetaMask should automatically specify the correct amount of gas

    MyEtherWallet

    MyEtherWallet: Open Source JavaScript Client-Side Ether Wallet
    Ether Wallet: Open Source JavaScript Client-Side Ether Walletwww.myetherwallet.com

    For my EtherWallet, once you have signed on the contribution page, you will need to go back to MEW and attach a data string to your transaction or your Ether will not be accepted (see below — in MEW on the “Send Ether & Tokens” page, click “+Advanced: Add Data” under the gas limit field to add data). This data string is generated once you have signed on the contribution web page (see below).

    Remember to specify a gas limit of 100000!



    Adding data to the transaction on MEW

    Be sure to check you are using the correct address in all instances!

    Part 4: Check your contribution has gone through!

    You can view your transaction to the Melon Contribution Smart Contract System on Etherscan: https://etherscan.io/address/0x3bf541f87056d134e0109be1be92978b26cb09e0

    Part 5: Watching your MLN Token

    You can add the data below into your wallets (Parity does this automatically!) to “watch” your MLN tokens. The MelonToken Contract has been verified on Etherscan — https://etherscan.io/address/0xBEB9eF514a379B997e0798FDcC901Ee474B6D9A1#code

    For Mist/Ethereum Wallet, go to “Contracts” then scroll down, click “Watch Token” to add MLN.

    For MyEtherWallet, choose the “Send Ether & Tokens” tab, select the wallet file/private key you used in the contribution and unlock your wallet, then click the “Add Custom Token” button on the left and add MLN.

    For MetaMask, you can go to https://wallet.ethereum.org/ and follow the steps for the Ethereum Wallet.

    Token Contract Address: 0xBEB9eF514a379B997e0798FDcC901Ee474B6D9A1

    Melon Token Name: Melon

    Token Symbol: MLN

    Decimal Places: 18

    Part 6: Troubleshooting Q&A

    Q: This has all gone terrible wrong! What do I do?

    A: Join us on the Melonport Slack chat and we’ll endeavour to solve your problem together.

    Q: I made a transaction and my Ether was returned, what happened?

    A: The limit for the pre-sale has likely be reached! Sorry you were not able to participate this time.

    Q: What is the total Ether cap on this contribution period?

    A: 227000 ETH

    Q: How much should I set my gas limit when contributing?

    A: 100000

    Q: How soon after my contribution will MLN tokens be allocated to be and transferrable?

    A: MLN tokens will be allocated upon contribution. However, they will only become transferrable at the e

    of the four week contribution period.

    Author,

    Melon Project



  • Melon Token Launch

    Hello future Melon Protocol User!

    The Melon Contribution Period will soon be over (12pm CET, March 15th, 2017) and your Melon tokens will be unfrozen.

    This post will guide you through the process of interacting with your Melon tokens created during the Melon Contribution Period.

    Please read this thoroughly before accessing your tokens.

    This guide is for educational purposes only.

    Recap — What are Melon tokens?

    The Melon token “MLN” is a core component of the Melon protocol (that is being built by Melonport), and is designed to provide a “usage right” (usage license) to the Melon software. The Melon token follows the ERC20token standard, and is available only on the main Ethereum blockchain.

    Where can I find my Melon tokens?

    Your Melon tokens will have been distributed by the Melon Contribution Smart Contract System to the same address you used during the Melon Contribution period.

    For example:

    If you sent X Ether from the (hypothetical) account 0x005f7b35e60913cF95s3F1231Cb93B5700A116a6 to the Melon Contribution Contract, that “0x005f7…” address will have received Y Melon tokens back from the Contribution contract.

    How can I see my Melon tokens?

    Some Ethereum clients like Parity automatically identify any Melon tokens held in your account, so you will see them without any additional effort on your part.

    Others, such as Mist, Ethereum Wallet, My Ether Wallet and MetaMask for example require you to add in the appropriate data to “watch” any ERC20 tokens held in your account. This data can be found below under “Token Data”.

    The MelonToken Contract has been verified on Etherscan — https://etherscan.io/address/0xBEB9eF514a379B997e0798FDcC901Ee474B6D9A1#code

    For Mist/Ethereum Wallet, go to “Contracts” then scroll down, click “Watch Token” to add MLN, then add in the data below.

    For MyEtherWallet, choose the “Send Ether & Tokens” tab, select the wallet file/private key you used in the contribution and unlock your wallet, then click the “Add Custom Token” button on the left and add MLN using the data below.

    For MetaMask, you can go tohttps://wallet.ethereum.org/ and follow the steps for the Mist/Ethereum Wallet.

    Token Data

    Token Contract Address:

    0xBEB9eF514a379B997e0798FDcC901Ee474B6D9A1

    Melon Token Name:

    Melon

    Token Symbol:

    MLN

    Decimal Places:

    18

    FAQ

    Q: I can’t see any Melon tokens in my account?

    A: Check your client is fully synced. If there are still no tokens, check you have entered the correct token data into your Ethereum client. If there are still no tokens, check you are using the address you used during the Contribution Period. If there are still no tokens, check your transaction with the Melon Contribution Smart Contract System was accepted. If there are still no tokens, try a different client than the one you are using and check again. If then you still have issues, join us on the Melonport Slack.

    Q: Where can I trade my Melon tokens?

    A: Any exchanges or platforms who wish to engage in Melon token trading will make their own announcements.

    Q: Why can’t I send my Melon tokens to another account?

    A: Melon tokens can be sent to other accounts starting 12pm CET (11am UTC) on the 15th of March, 2017. Until that point, they are frozen in the account that was used to generate them by sending Ether to the Contribution Smart Contract System.



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