And so, the hunt for JLRDA is about to resume.
Round 2 of the IGNIS ICO will kick off Aug 26 between 06:45 – 07:15 UTC
The price will be 0.55 NXT per JLRDA, with 80M JLRDA tokens for sale in this round.
Anyone who did their due diligence will know:
Ignis will be launched with all of the features of Nxt, plus more, and it will be created with no restrictions. When Ardor launches, hopefully, November 2017, each JLRDA token on the Nxt blockchain will be swapped for one IGNIS coin in the Ignis Genesis block.
First child chain, so what? Well, take notice that Ignis will be unrestricted. Ardor child chain creators may choose to disable certain features or set overall rules that not everyone may agree with, as well as possibly control the supply or future distribution of coins used on their child chain. Permissioned child chains can impose restrictions on their users such as KYC/ AML, personal data protection, time-limited data retention, local securities trading laws for asset issuers, etc. But the Ignis child chain will be permissionless, available to the general public, with no restrictions on who can transact with it.
Ignis holders will have easy access to other child chains and benefit from services they provide. Assets, for example, are global, so assets issued using the Ignis child chain can be traded on all other child chains and vice versa. IGNIS can also be traded for any other child chain coin or even ARDR using the inbuilt, decentralized Coin Exchange.
NXT > IGNIS
You need NXT to buy JLRDA, and the NXT price has taken a good beating since Round 1.
The bright side is that the current NXT price makes 0.55 NXT per JLRDA a mighty favorable buy, also compared to the price in Round 1. Not investment advice, just saying, if you’re eager to own JLRDA, now is not a bad time to get in. Long term investors may see every round as a bargain, but do your own due diligence, read the white paper, try Nxt in production, try IGNIS and Ardor on the testnet, and draw your own conclusions. We mean it – you should ask for testnet coins here.
80M JLRDA in Round 2
In Round 2, 80M JLRDA will be released, divided into 4 batches.
The 4 sell offers will be placed randomly within these 30-minute time frames:
Sat, Aug 26th between 06:45 – 07:15 UTC
Sun, Aug 27th between 18:45 – 19:15 UTC
Tue, Aug 29th between 06:45 – 07:15 UTC
Thu, Aug 31st between 18:45 – 19:15 UTC
To get a fair shot at getting in, ICO participants are recommended to place their orders using Jelurida’s official ICO sales page in the latest client release, NRS 1.11.8. Install, wait for the blockchain to download, place your order and keep the client running until the sale is over. Run the client in full mode.
As many buyers missed out on getting tokens in Round 1, we foresee another battle for tokens coming up. If you miss out on a batch, try the next one. Due to much higher demand than supply, the ICO is set up to run like a lottery to give equal chances for all.
Here’s how to attend:
The NXT to invest
When should you get in? Jelurida cashes out their NXT on Bittrex, and also the late BTC rally has been too tempting for some traders to stay in NXT. If you want to crystal ball the NXT market movements, at least be aware of this >
That is Jelurida’s ICO account. 3M NXT only, out of the first 24M (from Round 1), is left at the time of writing, the rest has been liquidated.
gabriel [8:35 AM]
Jelurida sells the NXT that was raised to fund the future development of Ardor/Ignis/Nxt, so while there is a strong demand for NXT, it is partly offset by the sell pressure from the ICO itself.
This is however great news for the future of all 3 platforms since they will have strong funding.
Jelurida sells the collected funds in batches on the market, to avoid a big dump, which so far seems to work according to the plan.
Plus, as summarised by Riker in nxtchat.slack:
riker [8:54 AM]
Jelurida now has more than enough resources for PR and marketing and we chose Blonde 2.0 and TLVC as our partners since they have a lot of experience in promoting the crypto/crowdsale business.
In addition we are now running full scale marketing campaigns on CMC, Google, Facebook and with anyone who is willing to cooperate and market us. If marketing and PR was indeed our problem for all these years, this problem has been solved.
Afraid of whales?
In case it went over your head, Jelurida solved the problem within 24 hours and released a version of the NRS Client, which not only hacked the hacker but also allowed ICO participants to place their JLRDA orders in advance of the scheduled sales windows.
Use that to buy in, and you’re good. But still, be aware not to place your order more than 24 hrs ahead of time;
When running as a full node, the Nxt software allows you to schedule the JLRDA currency buy transaction in advance, before the JLRDA tokens are offered for sale.
Since transactions by default expire in 24 h, such scheduled transactions must be submitted not earlier than 24 h before the expected time of the offer. Scheduled transactions are kept in memory, therefore restarting the node will also clear them and will require you to re-schedule them again.
Good luck. We will keep you informed.
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