WishKnish: Wish It, Knish It, Get It!

Decentralized. Gamified. Social. Marketplaces.

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Platform Feature Overview

The WishKnish Platform leverages the transparency and simplicity of the Blockchain and next-generation patent-pending, open-source technologies to address the following major feature areas:


DECENTRALIZED
WEB PRESENCE

Storefronts can be launched and accessed without the need for a central server or even DNS.


GAMIFIED
MARKETING

Custom Achievements allow Storefronts to holistically turn visitors into super-fans and evangelizers.


DECENTRALIZED
FULFILLMENT

Intelligent matchmaking to seamlessly connect Storefronts, shipping services, and warehouses.


COIN-AGNOSTIC
SETTLEMENT

Regardless of whether a participant transacts in Fiat, BTC, or most other Altcoins, we have them covered.


TOKENIZATION OF
ASSETS & ACTIONS

Tokens create a permanent paper trail, unlocking content and reconciling payments transparently.


ROBUST AFFILIATE
COMMERCE

Every users is a potential affiliate, empowered to share, bundle, or even buy into higher royalty rates.

PROJECT PHASES

WishKnish development occurs in four distinct phases, the scheduling and content of which shall be subject to funding, adoption, and other factors. Below is an estimated schedule for their development and rollout:

  • Q1 2018

  • WishKnish Core
  • E-commerce features
  • Core affiliate features
  • Tokenization of content
  • Partnership with Carii
  • Initial settlement nodes
  • Initial campaigns set
  • Q3 2018

  • Knish Wallet, BioSSL Keys
  • Polling campaign set
  • Bundling, franchises, ads
  • Settlement layer, Stellar integration, off-chain token distribution
  • Decentralized asset and metadata storage
  • Q1 2019

  • Improved discovery, decentralized fulfillment
  • CMS plugins, widgets
  • WishKnish for Android, iOS
  • Multi-phase/joint campaigns
  • Parental control, allowances
  • Innately-tradeable exchangeless assets
  • 2019+

  • The Talent Exchange
  • Analysis of data to improve discovery and ad delivery
  • Campaigns for mobile app
  • GPS-based bundle payouts
  • The Knish Card
  • Support for external tokens/altcoins
* Project phases and/or timelines may be adjusted to match project funding situation

The Marketplace of Marketplaces

The WishKnish Core encompasses the necessary functionality to fulfill our short-term goal of launching a network of social marketplaces powered by compelling gamification elements with the Knish ( Knish ) social reward token used as both incentive and a payment method, and coupled with a robust affiliate referral system.

Gamification

A system of custom Achievements, daily site-wide tasks, and social engagement campaigns exchange rewards for action.

The Knish ( Knish )

A social reward token used for commerce and incentivization of positive user behaviors to boost engagement and reach.

The Storefront

User-created portals designed to sell products, organize communities, raise money, and virally build awareness.

WishKnish: Wish It, Knish It, Get It!

Affiliate System

Allows Storefronts to bundle and sell other Storefronts’ products and services, and for individual users to refer via affiliate links.


Frequently Asked Questions

General questions

WishKnish is a decentralized network of social marketplace communities ("Storefronts") focused around specific projects, products, social causes, political movements, etc., that people care about.

Our goal is to help those communites grow and stay engaged through innovative gamification features, machine-learning-enabled user discovery, and the transparency and resilience of blockchain technology.

WishKnish is and always will be absolutely free to use for regular users. In fact, there are many opportunities to earn some Knish every day. Give it a try!

WishKnish makes money by taking a (very) small commission from transactions that occur within Storefronts, such as purchases and subscriptions. We also make money through sponsored search placements to help Storefronts reach a broader audience, with plans to sell Storefront upgrades and other value-added features in 2018.

Knish ( Knish ) is a special digital token used on WishKnish to reward and incentivize user behavior that is beneficial to both individual Storefronts and to the overall ecosystem in general.

Knish can be earned in several ways:

  1. by earning Achievements (created by Storefront owners to encourage positive behavior from their users)
  2. for performing Daily Missions from your user profile
  3. by participating in Campaigns and helping them reach their goal
  4. by renting advertising space on your Storefront to other Storefront owners
  5. by purchasing Knish during the token sale

Knish can be spent in exchange for products and services, distributed to users via your own custom Achievements, or simply gifted.

A Knish is also an Eastern-European pastry filled with potato. It's really quite delightful, but tends to clog up computer networks.

For Creators

Storefronts can be created by any user of WishKnish, and are absolutely free to create.

Once a Storefront is set up, it's up to the owner to fill it with content, products, marketing campaigns, and more. WishKnish makes a wide variety of visual, content, and marketing features available to Storefronts to fit many different needs.

There's no limit to what you can do with your Storefront. And don't let the name fool you - you do not need to necessarily sell something in order to benefit from having one.

Storefronts can be used to sell physical goods (books, arts & crafts, apparel, and more), digital items (eBooks, music, stock photography, documents, videos, and more).

You can also sell subscriptions, which themselves could deliver any of the above on a recurring basis (book boxes, snack boxes, digital music subscriptions, and so on).

You can even sell products and subscriptions from OTHER Storefronts as an affiliate, or bundle multiple products together to re-sell at a discount. The only limit is your imagination.

Support for donations and crowdfunding is coming in the future via dedicated Pledge campaigns that can be launched from your Storefront.

Pledge campaigns will offer many compelling benefits over Kickstarter, IndieGoGo, and other similar crowdfunding sites.

WishKnish Storefronts presently support payments via major credit cards and PayPal. You can also set prices in Knish .

There are no upfront fees to sell on WishKnish.

When someone buys from you on WishKnish, we only take a (very) small transaction fee from the money you receive based on the currency used.

  • For payments in USD, the fee is 7%.
  • For payments in Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies, the fee is 5%.
  • There is no fee for Knish transactions at all.

Non-profit organizations are exempted from transaction fees entirely, receiving whatever WishKnish receives.

History of WishKnish

2016.02

Finding Pain in the Market

2016.04

Aaron Scruggs & Gary Dopslaff join advisory board

2016.05

Corporate Entity Registered

2016.07

First Prototype Built

2016.10

Second Prototype Built

2017.04

Vladimir Makarov & Dmitriy Zaychenko join development team

2017.04

Third Prototype Built

2017.08

WishKnish Whitepaper Ready and Reviewed

2017.08

Dr. Julie Albright, Joel Comm, & Travis Wright join advisory board

2017.09

Knish Token Verified on Waves Platform

2017.09

Shelly Kapoor Collins joins advisory board

2017.10

Blake Coler-Dark joins advisory board

2017.11

Mohammed E. Al Fardan and Christian Ferri join advisory board


The WishKnish: Wish It, Knish It, Get It! Management Team

Alisa Gus

Alisa Gus

CEO
Associate producer on one of the first crowdsourced web serials; Organized nation-wide publicity, casting events, and marketing; Co-Founded Curiosity Quills Press in 2011; Upcoming keynote speaker at Ind’Scribe 2017;
Eugene Teplitsky

Eugene Teplitsky

CTO
15+ years of hands-on dev experience; 7+ years in the Forex industry; 5+ years of relevant CTO experience in large-scale industry-specific projects; Co-founded multiple startups across several markets;
Michael Kapoor

Michael Kapoor

COO
Former Managing Partner @ Propeller Venture Capital; Career Investments professional turned Tech Entrepreneur; 9+ years of finance experience @ Wells Fargo & Morgan Stanley; Co-Founded Root Square, Qubester; Entrepreneur in Residence @ University of Pennsylvania;
Mohammed Ebrahim Al Fardan

Mohammed Ebrahim Al Fardan

Executive VP of META & APJ Region
Serial Entrepreneur, Global Mentor & Advisor; Head of Middle East @ Ambrosus; Over two decades of ICT experience

Advised By

Dr. Julie Albright

Dr. Julie Albright

Advisor
Digital sociologist / F500 lecturer, Viterbi School of Engineering + Applied Psychology; Fmr Managing Director @ USC Energy Institute;
Jeremy Epstein

Jeremy Epstein

Advisor
CEO @ Never Stop Marketing; 20+ years of international marketing experience; Publisher & Editor of “Blockchains In The Mainstream”; Frequent contributor to Venture Beat, Bitcoin Magazine, and Distributed Magazine; Regular guest on the Bitcoin Podcast and Cryptoverse.
Shelly Kapoor Collins

Shelly Kapoor Collins

Advisor
Founding partner of the Shatter Fund; Natl Women's Business Council (NWBC) for Obama Administration; Vice Chair of Secretary Clinton's Women in Public Service Project;
Blake Coler-Dark

Blake Coler-Dark

Advisor
President @ Fusion Networks; Former Managing Director @ FCVC Advisors; Former Chief Investment Relations Officer @ Fundersclub
Christian Ferri

Christian Ferri

Advisor
Board Member @ Blockchain Compliance Alliance; Partner @ The Bureau; Contributor @ ICO Crowd and others;
Joel Comm

Joel Comm

Advisor
Internet Pioneer, New York Times Best-selling Author Of 14 Books, Keynote Speaker & Smm Strategist; Creator of iFart Mobile, named one of the Top 20 Apps of All Time;
Travis Wright

Travis Wright

Advisor
Venture Catalyst, Public Speaker, Digital Disrupter, Marketing Provocateur, Stand Up Comedian, Tech Blogger & Brand Awesomeizer
Tamar Weinberg

Tamar Weinberg

Advisor
Editor-in-chief & General Manager @ Techgenix; Bestselling author Of The New Community Rules (O'Reilly); Mashable employee #6; Fmr writer for Lifehacker; Social Media Lead @ Namecheap; Also Advising Curiosity Quills Press
Aaron Scruggs

Aaron Scruggs

Advisor
Agent @ Washington Fine Properties; Former Agent @ TTR Sothebys
Gary Dopslaff

Gary Dopslaff

Advisor
Former US Treasury Analyst; Agent @ Washington Fine Properties
Maureen Murat, JD

Maureen Murat, JD

Legal Counsel
Attorney, blockchain enthusiast, and ICO maven. Crowdfunding & JOBS Act expert, lawyer (NY Bar) and entrepreneur with over 15 years of legal industry experience.

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