The blockchain platform for universal registration, identity validation, audit, and coordination of A.I. agents and autonomous software.

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The BotChain was created by the team at Talla Inc. After more than two years of building intelligent, AI-driven bots for the enterprise, Talla began pursuing their idea for BotChain. Talla is based in Boston, Massachusetts and has raised over $12 million dollars in venture capital, making it one of the most well-funded startups focused on building A.I. autonomous agents for the enterprise. The leadership team represents decades of experience in software development, Artificial Intelligence, startups, and innovation.

BotChain is a bot registration, identification, audit, and marketplace platform built to utilize the public Ethereum blockchain and focused on businesses. BotChain will provide a platform for business bots to be managed. Bot builders will incorporate BotChain capabilities into their bots so that businesses can utilize the management capabilities. The BotChain platform will provide businesses with bot management capabilities such as audit trails of bot actions (what they did and why), bot identity management, knowledge sharing, and skill sharing.


Transparency: Currently, no system exists to map an auditable, decentralized trail that reflects the autonomous decisions made by bots. Nor does any system offer a clear path to retrain machine learning models to address bad machine behaviors. The example of “Tay” is a gross but reasonably benign example of why AI audit transparency is critical.

Standardization: To reach maximum bot efficiency and return opportunity, there is a glaring need for standard protocols for autonomous systems which allow bots to communicate and, therefore, synchronize work across the network. This common AI management infrastructure does not currently exist.

Open Commerce: As AI innovations progress and bot designs grow in complexity, the market remains fragmented. Developers, software companies, and enterprise consumers struggle to leverage advancements and capitalize on innovations from others, meaning the cycle of industry performance stalls. BotChain will establish the commercial environment for third parties to develop and acquire skill and knowledge modules to upgrade bot performance.


BotChain is the decentralized platform for AI transparency, compliance and collaboration:

  • Universal identity management
    • Ecosystem verified Bot developers, software and instances
    • Searchable and verifiable directory of registered Bots
  • Immutable decision and action logging
    • Support for audit and compliance with seamless API-like interfaces for continuous hashing of all Bot action and decisions
  • Bot certification
    • An industry seal of verified identity and continuous decision logging
  • Communication and sharing protocols
    • Knowledge and skill modules from other certified Bots to accelerate AI development and collaboration


AI Developers
RPA & Bot developers benefit from 3rd party based certifications of quality and tools to assist in their enterprise compliance.

AI Customers
Enterprise corporations in search of trustworthy AI who are readily available for compliance audits.

End Users
Employees and consumers seeking confidence that corporations are handling data and decisions by Bots in a safe and responsible manner.

Blockchain Developers
Miners and blockchain developers can earn BotCoin by running applications or node layers across the distributed network.

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  • Token details

    • Token symbol ? Token symbol — a shorten token name. It is used during an ICO and after the coin listing at the cryptocurrency exchanges. : BOTC
    • Fundrasing target ? Fundraising target — the maximum amount of funds to be raised during an ICO. When it is reached, the developers stop selling the tokens because they do not need to raise more money for the project development. : 40,000,000 USD
    • Token type ? Token type — a platform for a startup launch that influences the stability of blockchain operation, the speed of transactions and the fees. :Ethereum (ERC20)
    • Soft cap ? Soft cap — the minimum amount of funds to be raised for the project development. Sometimes when the soft cap has not been reached, the money is returned to the participants. :10,000,000 USD
    • Role of token ? Role of Token — type of token depending on the opportunities it offers to its owner. Utility tokens give their owners a right to use the project services, security tokens are aimed at bringing profit, and currency tokens are a money substitute. :Utility token
    • Total supply ? Total supply — a total amount of tokens that will be released by the developers. :40,000,000 BOTC
    • Escrow agent ? Escrow agent — a qualified agent who has the right of signature in a multisig wallet. An escrow agent participates in an ICO, monitors the financial operations of the developers and confirms their fairness. :No
    • Tokens for sale ? Tokens for sale — the number of tokens offered to the participants of an ICO. :24,000,000 BOTC
    • Whitelist ? Whitelist — a list of participants, who get an opportunity to buy tokens. To be whitelisted, you need to register on time because the number of participants and the registration period are usually limited. :Whitelist Open
    • Additional emission ? Additional emission — an additional release of tokens. It can be done once after the crowd sale or on an ongoing basis. In the projects with a limited emission there is no additional emission. :No
    • Exchange listing ? Exchange listing — an assumed date when the token will be listed at a cryptocurrency exchange. The developers usually indicate it in a roadmap and a white paper. :NA
    • Accepting currencies ? Accepting currencies — cryptocurrencies and fiat currencies that can be used for buying the project tokens. :BTC, ETH, USD,
    • Can't participate ? Can't participate — the countries where it is prohibited to buy tokens. These can be countries where ICOs are prohibited altogether, or countries that have the requirements that a particular project does not meet. :USA,
    • Know Your Customer (KYC) ? Know Your Customer — a verification procedure for ICO participants, during which the developers can ask for personal data, a photo and a scanned copy of a passport of a potential investor. :Yes
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  • Token and Funds Distribution

    Token distribution date


    Unsold tokens

    Burned after the token sale event.

      • Token Distribution

    Sale schedule

    Round Token Price Bonus Min / Max Purchase Soft Cap Hard Cap
    Public sale — Ended
    Start Soon
    2.5 USD No - Uncapped Uncapped
    Pre-sale — Soon
    Start Soon
    2.5 USD 15% - 25% Min 10 ETH Uncapped Uncapped
    Whitelisted only — Ended
    10 Jul 00:00 UTC
    12 Jul 23:58 UTC
    2.5 USD 30% Min 10 ETH Uncapped 500,000 BOTC
    Private sale — Ended
    Start Soon
    End 09 Jul 23:58 UTC
    2.5 USD 30% Min 50 ETH Uncapped Uncapped

    3000000 BOTC - min 10 ETH - 25%

    7000000 BOTC - min 8 ETH - 20%

    7000000 BOTC - min 5 ETH - 15%

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    • Team

      • Rob May photo
        Rob May
        Chief Executive Officer
      • Byron Galbraith photo
        Byron Galbraith
        Chief Data Scientist
      • Jon Klein photo
        Jon Klein
        Chief Architect
      • Anthony Habayeb photo
        Anthony Habayeb
        Head of Partnerships
      • Henry Wagner photo
        Henry Wagner
        Blockchain Engineer
      • Brooke Torres photo
        Brooke Torres
        Director of Marketing
    • Advisors

      • Michael Maloney
        CEO, Vestchain
      • Michael Morton
        Founder & CEO, GNEISS
      • Victor Santos
        CEO & Co-founder, Airfox
      • Roman Yampolskiy
        Associate Professor, University of Louisville
      • Catharina Lavers Mallet
      • Will Murphy


    • Apr 2018
      Test Network Launch

      BotChain Registry

      BotChain Services

      • Search (beta)
      • ID Validation (beta)
    • May 2018
      Live / Main Network Launch

      BotChain Services

      • Service Discovery
      • Refined Search
      • Audit Service (beta)
    • Nov 2018
      Identity & Audit Services

      BotChain Services

      • Audit Service
      • Identity
      • Service
    • Apr 2019
      Skills Marketplace
      • Skills Marketplace (beta)
      • Marketplace Payments
      • Audit Payment Channels
    • Nov 2019
      Communication & Sharing Protocol

      Bot-to-Bot Communication Protocols

      • Payment
      • Negotiation
      • Scripting