In the past, if someone approached you offering to sell him or herself, you’d probably think they were talking about the “oldest profession.”

But in the age of blockchain, cryptos, and the COVID-19 economy, “selling yourself” has taken on a whole other meaning…

Alex Masmej is a crypto entrepreneur who’s played a role in a number of successful blockchain startups, including crypto lending platform Rocket, and the MetaCartel DAO decentralization app development community.

But in order to fund his latest venture—a decentralized finance (DeFi) savings startup—Masmej needed to get creative. He wanted to fund his startup and pay for his move from Paris, France, to San Francisco… 

So he sold himself for $20,000. 

On April 12, Masmej announced the completion of his $Alex token offering… $20,000 raised from selling 100,000 tokens to 29 participants on the ethereum platform.

So, what do investors get in return?

Token holders are entitled to 15% of Masmej’s total income for the next three years, and will also receive additional utility benefits… like personal sessions with Masmej, access to his network, and the potential to fund his next startup.

The total payout (if Masmej’s newest venture is a success) will be capped at $100,000, and in addition to benefits like increased transparency and the utility aspects mentioned above, $Alex holders will also be able to sell the tokens on secondary markets.

Here at Token Tracker, we’ve covered similar nontraditional opportunities offered by tokenization and blockchain… like NBA superstar Spencer Dinwiddie and the tokenization of his multimillion-dollar contract.

Obviously, Masmej’s token isn’t backed by an NBA contract… But that’s not the point. 

There’s a risk to investing… especially in a chaotic market like today. The incredible takeaway here is the ability (and technology) to tokenize individual opportunity… the ability to truly “sell yourself.”

It may seem crazy… But in today’s volatile, 0%-interest world, what’s the difference between investing in a small-cap company (usually with no earnings) and an entrepreneur (who you can research)?

There are risks—and both require due diligence—but the potential rewards are incredible.

Whether it’s an NBA superstar or a young entrepreneur… cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and tokenization are opening new opportunities for investors across all sectors and jurisdictions.  

And as more investors turn away from traditional investments and savings that offer little (if not negative) returns, it won’t be long before the one-of-a-kind $Alex token is just one of many.

Daniel Creech
Daniel Creech is a Curzio Research analyst with over a decade of experience. He writes on macro trends, large- and small-cap stocks, and digital securities. He’s a regular contributor to Token Tracker, Curzio Research Advisory, and The Dollar Stock Club.

P.S. You may not be able to tokenize yourself like Spencer Dinwiddie or Alex Masmej… but there’s still opportunity in today’s chaotic market. 

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