GUARDIUM provides an economic framework for distributed emergency response to the four billion people worldwide without government sponsored emergency response.

Project stage

Only a whitepaper

Detailed description

Guardium and Guardian Circle togther open the emergency response grid to vetted citizens, private response and compatible devices for the very first time.

Providing an economic framework on our global distributed emergency response network; Guardium brings first responders to the 4 billion people on the planet without government sponsored emergency response.

Beyond providing crucial emergency response the platform creates employment opportunities for responders and innovators that integrate with the Guardium ecosystem.


Problems of Centralization: 

Proximity of help
Emergency services are dispatched through a central switchboard, and local resources are routed to the scene of the emergency. Emergency resources may have a long distance to travel, especially for people in remote areas. In many emergencies including sudden medical crisis or violent crime, this is an unacceptable time delay. 

Location of Emergency
Emergency responders need a detailed explanation of the location of the emergency, in many cases this location is not automatically available through the device GPS when calling a traditional 9-1-1 service.

Centralization reduces scalability. In disasters such as recent hurricanes Irma and Harvey, emergency response was swamped with calls and those calling would often be faced with a busy signal. During hurricane Irma, CNN announced that 9-1-1 calls would simply go unanswered in Florida for the duration of the storm. The inherent centralization of current emergency response limits scalability. 

Four billion people on earth have no access to 9-1-1 services. 

Knowledge of responder
In many cases, first responders are entering into situations where their knowledge may be extremely limited. This may limit their ability to provide appropriate care. 

User Interface
Typically emergency response is handled through a 9-1-1 phone call. In cases where the person cannot speak (for example if they are having a stroke), they will be unable to summon help. For those conditions where the person in crisis has foreknowledge of a possible problem (a person on a heart pacemaker, or someone with life threatening allergies, etc), creating a “panic button” that doesn’t require a detailed phone conversation can be a life saver.


This problem requires both a new class of Global Public Utility and a new class of Protocol-Based Decentralized Organization to govern, facilitate and update this service. Draft specification of the protocol is under development. The protocol governs the following areas: 

How users and providers identify themselves consistently and reliably on the network. This protocol will need to offer a form of secure identity to prevent spoofing, as trust in the network depends on stable identities with reputation. 

How entities in the network establish reputation including response.

Logging, Auditing and Incident reporting
How incidents are reported in an immutable distributed ledger, and how responses to incidents and outcomes are also reported.

Whether established as part of a pre-ordained smart contract or post-facto arrangement, the process of compensation will likely require some form of adjudication, ideally decentralized. 

Based on an emergency call, the protocol will have to determine which possible respondents are alerted based on trust, skills needed, pre-established relationships, user preferences, proximity and a variety of other factors. 

Establishment of smart contracts for security.

The network will have to present regional variations in order to handle variability in the legal exposure to respondents and to protect the network itself. 

Hardware API
Interfaces for many different devices that can serve as interfaces to the network.


  • Become Guardians with your friends, family and neighbors in the app.
  • Optionally select Paid Guardians to subscribe to as well. 
  • You hit an ALERT button: your Guardians are instantly notified.
  • When they click through, they appear on a map and a chatroom. You can think of this as 'SnapMaps for emergencies'.
  • In under 30 seconds, everyone knows where everyone else is. And everyone can communicate. So now they can come up with a plan to help you fast.
  • Guardians are not required to know each other ahead of time. 
  • There are optional paid semi-pro and professional Guardian responders: off-duty EMT's, security guards, ‘guardian angel’ groups and paid concierge Alert operators (more on this below).
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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. : GDM
    • 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. : 10,000,000 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. :NEO (NEP-5)
    • 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. : NA
    • 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. :100,000,000 GDM
    • 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. :30,000,000 GDM
    • 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 Closed
    • 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. :NEO,
    • 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. :No
    • 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

    Jun 20, 2018

    Unsold tokens

    Unsold Tokens To Be Burned

      • Token Distribution

    Sale schedule

    Round Token Price Bonus Min / Max Purchase Soft Cap Hard Cap
    Token Sale — Ended
    03 May 07:00 UTC
    01 Jun 06:59 UTC
    0.005 NEO No - Uncapped Uncapped
    • Team

      • Mark Jeffrey photo
        Mark Jeffrey
        Co-Founder & CEO
      • Chris Hayes photo
        Chris Hayes
        Co-Founder & CTO
      • Patrick Takats photo
        Patrick Takats
        Support & Marketing
    • Advisors

      • Peter Diamandis
        XPRIZE / Human Longevity / Singularity Univ.
      • William Mougayar
        Token Summit
      • Crystal Rose-Pierce
      • Miko Matsumura
        Evercoin, Pantera Capital
      • Ken Brook
        MetaX / AdToken
      • Michael Terpin
        CoinAgenda, Transform
      • Fred Krueger
      • Richard Titus
        Ark Advisors
      • Ryan Scott
        ICO Advisory Group


    • Feb 2016

      Guardian Circle launch on iOS & Android

    • May 3 2018

      Whitelist Sale Begins

    • June 1 2018

      Whitelist Sale Ends

    • June 20 2018

      Distribution of Bonus Tokens

    • Q3 2018

      Beta release of Guardium Protection Contracts

    • Q4 2018

      v1.0 release of Guardium Protection Contracts

    • Q1 2019

      Worldwide Marketing Expansion Begins