Newtown Partners token portal
A portal to facilitate token sales for Newtown Partners' investee companies.
Newtown Partners is a venture capital firm founded by Vinny Lingham and Llew Claasen. Newtown invests in early stage technology startups that show global potential, with a specific focus on blockchain based startups. Newtown Partners is uniquely positioned, experienced and resourced to facilitate token sales for appropriate technology startups that we’re also invested in as early stage equity investors.
We are not token sale promoters or merchant bankers, we are investors ourselves and only facilitate token sales for investee companies. We play the role of escrow agent and sit on the board to ensure that all stakeholders' rights are upheld and interests looked after.
Current token sales
To use the Newtown Partners token portal:
- 1Register as a backer by using Civic and complete the once-off KYC process
- 2Receive an email notification once your backer registration has been confirmed
- 3Log in at tokensales.newtownpartners.com using Civic
Participate in the token sale once it opens
Ensure that you have signed up to receive Newtown Partners token sale notifications to be the first to know about future token sales (if not you can update your preferences in your account)
Our successful token sales
Civic – CVC
Raised $33 million in June 2017 for a blockchain based decentralised identity management system based out of Palo Alto, US. Civic retained 33% of the token allocation, 33% was sold in the token sale and 33% was allocated for distribution to incentivise ecosystem participation. The Civic token sale process has been lauded by crypto experts as the new standard in best practice for token sales.
Augmentors – Databits
Raised $1 million in 30 days in February 2017 to complete the development of an augmented reality video game. This was the most successful video gaming token sale ever conducted and the first token sale conducted in South Africa. Augmentors retained 30% of the token allocation and 70% was sold in the token sale.