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Coetzee told Ventureburn on Tuesday that GoMetro’s new flex platform will form part of Tsio Protocol’s minimum viable ecosystem and that the ICO will take place “towards the end of March”.
“They’re raising it and we’re part of their consortium,” said Coetzee. “If they are successful in their fund raise, they will be integrating their token into our system,” he said.
It follows the announcement by Coetzee in November last year of plans to trial GoMetro’s new flex service. Coetzee said this week that the pilot is now set to take place also from March.
If Tsio Protocol are successful in their fund raise, they will be integrating their token into GoMetro’s system
On its website Tsio Protocol says it will use Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain technologies to create trustworthy multi-lateral commercial agreements between transport providers.
“This enables the growth of Mobility as a Service – a market valued at circa $1-trillion by 2030,” it notes (see its white paper — opens as PDF).
Coetzee said the opportunity came about after the startup was last year accepted into the UK’s Intelligent Mobility (IM) Accelerator which is backed by Spanish company Wayra and based in Milton Keynes (read this earlier story).