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Status: Funded

Hoptroff TTaaS® software is a hassle-free compliance solution for financial services under MIFID II and CAT regulations. Traceable Time as a Service (TTaaS®) ensures that timestamp records of computer transactions are accurate to the microsecond, making online transactions trustworthy, reducing fraud, regulatory risk and the cost of business for Financial Services and Media. Hoptroff is building their presence in the US – the largest potential market worth $30bn. They are fundraising with the goals to invest in PoC trials for the growing pipeline of potential global customers introduced by their partners, transitioning from annual up-front fees to monthly payments with BTR and invest in launching IP Media service.

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Hoptroff London Rating Report

Rated on 28/02/2020

Pitch Rated

79%

Gold

Management

90%

Product

79%

Investment

69%

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    We suggest potential investors carry out further study of their own
    50-64%
    Room for improvement
    65-79%
    Worth considering
    80%+
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Management 90%

Skills 91%
The team is highly skilled with the CEO being a veteran in the media industry and has managed the businesses in senior roles in various companies. The CTO has a PhD in Physics for work in optical computing and artificial intelligence.

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  • £865,000
    pledged
  • 346%
    of goal
  • Funded
    29 Feb 2020

    £250,000
    target

    £6,442,733
    pre-money valuation

    3.74%
    equity available

    779
    investors

    £1,110
    pledge per investor

    09566434
    company number

    29/04/2015
    incorporated 5 years

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