FAQs

 

What is the objective of the STONE COIN?

 

Our objective is to establish the STONE COIN as a sustainable, reliable and future-oriented payment token that has an effective REAL SHIELD.

 

How shall the objective of an effective REAL SHIELD be achieved?

 

For this purpose the net funds raised by the initial STONE COIN sales (= after costs and taxes) will be invested in the development of a substantial European real estate portfolio - the REAL SHIELD.

 

The REAL SHIELD's objective is the permanence of the company and by that the ongoing operation of the acceptance point network for the STONE COIN. This will be ensured by the returns of the real estate portfolio and their re-investment.

 

How will the inner value of the REAL SHIELD increase over time?

 

The earnings produced by the real estate portfolio will not be distributed to THE STONE COIN AG as exclusive share holder, but retained and re-invested in the development of the portfolio. Additionally, professional asset management and an opportunity-oriented investment strategy with the goal of an increase of the value of the acquired real estate will pursue a steady increase of the REAL SHIELD.

 

Can token owners access the REAL SHIELD or the real estate portfolio in any way?

 

No, token owners can neither access the real estate portfolio nor its returns. To permanently ensure the endurance of the REAL SHIELD, the ownership of the real estate portfolio and its permanent administration fall to THE STONE COIN AG. The net returns of the real estate portfolio will be retained and re-invested for its development by THE STONE COIN AG.

 

Does the token grant any rights or entitlements to the real estate portfolio, its returns or to any of its properties?

 

No, the token neither grants nor represents any rights to the real estate portfolio (or to single real estate) and to its returns and earnings.

 

For the permanent conservation of the REAL SHIELD, the ownership and the permanent administration of the real estate portfolio fall to THE STONE COIN AG.

 

The earnings gained from the real estate portfolio go to THE STONE COIN AG and will be completely re-invested for the further development of the REAL SHIELD.

 

Do the token owners have any entitlement to the returns of the real estate portfolio?

 

No, the net returns from the real estate portfolio fall to THE STONE COIN AG and will be completely retained and re-invested by THE STONE COIN AG to further develop the REAL SHIELD.

 

Is the STONE COIN a security or asset token?

 

No, the STONECOIN is a pure payment token. As a classic ERC20-Token the STONE COIN provides the option to be used for crypto payments in correspondent transactions (like for example direct transfers, transfer on crypto exchanges and use at points of acceptance).

 

Who is the owner of the real estate portfolio?

 

For the permanent endurance of the REAL SHIELD the ownership and the permanent administration of the real estate portfolio fall exclusively to THE STONE COIN AG.

 

Who is the owner of the THE STONE COIN AG?

 

THE STONE COIN AG is a 100% subsidiary of the Limmatier Invest AG based in Baar (Switzerland).

 

Is the operation and administration of the real estate portfolio of THE STONE COIN AG ensured in the long run?

 

Yes, THE STONE COIN AG guarantees that all the net funds raised by the sale of the tokens (= after costs and taxes) will be invested - taking into account international opportunities - in the development and permanent operation of a substantial European real estate portfolio under its ownership.

 

What range of applications offers the STONE COIN?

 

The STONE COIN is by concept and character a pure payment token. This means that he can be used as means of payment at the corresponding points of acceptance and for direct transfers from wallet to wallet.

 

Naturally, like many other crypto currencies the STONE COIN will provide through the listing on relevant crypto exchanges and crypto marketplaces the option to participate in the price and market developments of the STONE COIN. Beyond that the listing on crypto exchanges gives STONE COIN owners a liquidity option on short notice by selling the STONE COIN.

 

Will there be points of acceptance to pay with the STONE COIN?

 

Currently points of acceptance are being qualified and selected that will accept the STONE COIN as means of payment.

 

How many points of acceptance will there be?

 

Currently there are around 2.000 points of acceptance in the pre-qualification stage.

The network of acceptance points will be continuously expanded in the future.

 

What are the batches the STONE COIN will be introduced by at the market?

 

The STONE COIN will be sold in five subsequent batches of 200 million Tokens each. The various batches differ mainly by the customer groups addressed and the sales channels used with each batch.

 

What is the total number STONE COINS that will be sold?

 

In total THE STONE COIN AG has exactly one billion (1.000.000.000) token and its total number cannot be increased.

 

Can the total amount of STONE COINS be increased afterwards and therefore diluted?

 

No, the total amount of token is fixed at one billion. There will be definitively no further mining. This ensures that the value of the REAL SHIELD will not be diluted by a later increase of the total amount of tokens.

 

Does the company retain any tokens?

 

All tokens will be brought to the market in five equal batches. THE STONE COIN AG wants to place the whole token volume on the market.

 

What will be the starting price for the STONE COIN?

 

Since October, the current price of the STONE COIN is 2.00 CHF (Swiss Francs) per Token when ordering via this homepage or via the ICO portal. To buy via this website the minimum amount has to be 10,000 STONE COIN per order.

 

Where can I buy STONE COIN?

 

You can get the STONE COIN directly from THE STONE COIN AG or from one of our international sales partners.

 

Is there a minimum quantity of STONE COIN to be bought?

 

The minimum number of STONE COIN to be bought via this webpage and directly from THE STONE COIN AG is 10,000 STONE COIN, beginning with the PUBLIC-PRE-SALE on the 1st of July 2018.

 

Can I buy less than 10,000 STONE COIN in one order?

 

Amounts of less than 10,000 STONE COIN per order can be bought via our sales partners or through the token sales portal at thestonecoin.tokengate.io.

 

As a US citizen, can I buy STONE COIN?

 

As US citizen, resident of the United States of America (USA) or owner of a US-Greencard, unfortunately you cannot buy any STONE COIN from THE STONE COIN AG or from our sales partners.

 

Do the STONE COIN and accordingly buying STONE COIN bear any risks? Where can I get information regarding the risks?

 

Crypto markets are characterized by a high dynamic, high volatilities and little predictability. Out of it result very interesting opportunities as well as not insignificant risks for the holder of STONE COIN.

 

Prospective buyers should be clear of the loss risks that the acquisition of STONE COIN involves. In addition to the other information at hand, interested persons should take into account the specific risk factors involved before the decision to buy STONE COIN.

 

You can find an overview of the central risks in connection with the STONE COIN in the Whitepaper (page 13f) which can be reviewed and downloaded on this webpage.

 

Can I buy STONE COIN directly and immediately on this webpage?

 

No, on this webpage you cannot buy STONE COIN with just one click. Do not decide spontaneously. Ponder the acquisition of STONE COIN carefully. If still interested you can then initiate a STONE COIN request via this webpage through filling out the form “STONE COIN REQUEST” or at the token sales portal thestonecoin.tokengate.io. We will get in contact with you immediately.

 

Which means of payment will be accepted to buy STONE COIN?

 

Buying STONE COIN directly from THE STONE COIN AG, various crypto currencies (especially Bitcoin and Ether) will be accepted.

 

As of when can I buy STONE COIN?

 

From August of 2018 on you can buy STONE COIN via this webpage and from our sales partners.

 

Will the earnings from the token sale be partially or completely distributed to the shareholder of the company - the Limmatier Invest AG in Baar (Kanton Zug)?

 

No, the net funds (= after costs and taxes) raised by selling the tokens will be completely invested in the development of a substantial European real estate portfolio - the REAL SHIELD.

 

Buying STONE COIN, when and how will I receive my tokens?

 

You will get your tokens transferred directly after receipt of payment. There you can chose between the online transfer to an adequate digital wallet of your choice or the delivery of a physical (offline) STONE COIN-WALLET.

 

What is the physical STONE COIN-WALLET?

 

For safety reasons, many interested parties like to store larger amounts of tokens outside the “online world”. This function is fulfilled by the physical STONE COIN-WALLET. It is an uncomplicated offline wallet with the option to store the STONE COIN offline. Exclusively the owner of the wallet decides at which point of time he likes to transfer the STONE COIN into another wallet. Due to the high production costs, STONE COIN-WALLETS are only offered when buying at least 10,000 STONE COIN per order.

 

Which wallets are suited for the STONE COIN?

 

Basically all wallets that can receive ERC20-Tokens are suited. ERC20-Tokens are tokens on the Ethereum network. Therefore those require an Ethereum private key.

 

Where do I get information about the relevant crypto exchanges/crypto marketplaces?

 

THE STONE COIN AG will inform the public on this website about the crypto exchanges and crypto marketplaces where the STONE COIN can be traded.

 

When does the build-up of the REAL SHIELD’s real estate portfolio begin?

 

The build-up of the real estate portfolio starts in September 2019 at the latest. The development of the real estate portfolio will be permanently documented on the homepage of THE STONE COIN AG. This gives a direct and always current view at the development and the extent of the REAL SHIELD.

 

Will the collected capital be used completely for the build-up of the real estate portfolio?

 

The net funds (= after costs and taxes) raised by selling the tokens will be completely invested in the development of a substantial European real estate portfolio.

 

Where do I find information about the real estate portfolio?

 

The build-up of the real estate portfolio will be permanently documented on the homepage of THE STONE COIN AG under the menu item “REAL ESTATE”. This gives a direct and always current view at the development and the extent of the REAL SHIELD.

 

Will the company use debt capital for the build-up of the real estate portfolio?

 

The objective is to build-up a REAL SHIELD for the STONE COIN with the net funds (= after costs and taxes) raised by the issuing of the tokens. Therefore these funds will be invested in a European real estate portfolio. A real estate portfolio based on debt capital is no true REAL SHIELD. The raising of debt capital for the acquisition of real estate is thus not intended.

 

Will the earnings from the real estate portfolio be distributed to the share owners of THE STONE COIN AG?

 

No, the earnings gained from the real estate portfolio will not be distributed but retained and re-invested for the value preservation and the development of the portfolio. This provides a central foundation for a permanent increase of the REAL SHIELD.

 

What is the advantage of a REAL SHIELD that consists of real estate compared to, for example, gold or diamonds?

 

With a well-mixed and balanced European real estate portfolio, much higher value stability is to be expected as with gold for instance, which is much more subject to daily speculation. The fact that real estate - in contrast to gold and diamonds - by leasing the property is creating a permanent return that can be invested in value retention and appreciation of the portfolio is another decisive factor. The real estate portfolio creates like that the precondition for a valuable and growing REAL SHIELD.

 

What makes you so certain, that your project - in contrast to various other crypto start-ups- will work out and endure in the market?

 

Actually you can watch many projects (alike the dotcom-hype around the year 2000) that enter the market with very ambitious but adventurous concepts. After entering the marketplace, those concepts very often have to be fundamentally adapted or are assessed very critically by the responsible regulating authorities and controlling institutions. It can be expected that with some of those crypto projects again a lot of money will be lost and that some of those - to some extent quite good ideas - will never make any profits.

 

For the STONE COIN conceptual experiments in the market place are excluded. During a 14 month development period an experienced team of international experts has created a distinct, innovative and especially ready to market token conception - the STONE COIN.

 

A successful concept requires a profound understanding of the crypto mechanisms’ rules and specifics as well as extensive experience in creating and leading successful organizations. The STONE COIN completely fulfils those preconditions for success. Unlike typical start-ups, the STONE COIN has a very clear business model with a defined strategy and marketing concept, a strong sales team and an effective organization. For the STONE COIN applies the motto: “Old school meets crypto market”.