We’ve built a platform
to close the gap between the crypto world and the real world.

Being 3rd generation blockchains, we try to unify the crypto world by connecting thousands of blockchains together and connect them to the real world

What is Knowchain? What

Knowchain is a two-layered blockchain platform that powers decentralized Applications and real world transactions by Smart Contracts and Additional Information attached on-chain. Blockchain is the foundation for the popular digital currency Bitcoin, and without it, bitcoin would not exist. Bitcoin trading with the aid of automated trading bots like the News spy app is an option for interested people who want to make more money with Bitcoin. Go to http://aktien-blog.com/news-spy/ for further information.

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    Decentralized Platform

    Knowchain is a 2-layered blockchain that powers decentralized Applications with Smart Contracts.

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    Our Know Layer

    Know layer stores Value transferring transactions of Know units. It is governed by Delegates system following Delegated Proof of Stake consensus.

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    Our Ano Layer

    Ano layer stores information as Smart Contracts and real world data as Ano units. It is governed by the Ultranodes and Service Ultranodes system following Proof of Authority consensuses.


There are 5 types of normal transaction on Knowchain: Transfer Know, Create a smart contract (including Ano units), Attach Ano units, Request Service on Ano units and Vote for Delegates. There are also 3 special types of transaction on Knowchain: Register as Delegates, Register as Ultranodes and Register as Service Ultranodes.


The Know process is about transferring Know from sender to receiver, or from sender to network, or from network to receiver. The Ano process is about attaching and processing information as Ano units.

  1. Users create transactions and broadcast to the nearest peers in Knowchain network who are running Full Nodes as Delegates.
  2. Delegates determine the type of transactions as 1-layered transactions or 2-layered transactions.
  3. If the transactions are 1-layered transactions (only in Know Layer), Delegates will add the transactions to txpool and broadcast the transactions to the Delegates who are in their turns as Validators.
  4. If the transactions are 2-layered transactions (will be processed in both Know Layer and Ano Layer), Delegates will add the transactions to txpool and broadcast the transactions to the Delegates who are in their turns as Validators.

The MAJOR Problems Of Current Blockchain Platforms Problem

We identify the lack of real world application in the current blockchains and cryptocurrencies because of its anonymity.

  • One area of confusion about blockchain is the perceived negative environmental impact, but this is a problem specific to bitcoin and some other cryptocurrencies.
  • It is caused by the limitations of the decade-old design of bitcoin and due to Bitcoin’s mining process that requires a “proof of work” to validate transactions.
  • Proof of work is a mathematical algorithm that is essential to validate transactions in the Bitcoin blockchain and consumes huge computational power and energy.
Slow Performance
  • Which is, again, a Bitcoin issue.
  • Bitcoin’s network requires an average of 10 minutes to create a block, and it's estimated that it can only manage seven transactions per second (TPS).
  • Ethereum does better (20 TPS), and the IBM blockchain (1,000 TPS) and Ripple (1,500 TPS) are even more impressive.
The Size Of The Block
  • Each transaction or “block” added to the chain increases the size of the database.
  • Smaller ledger — Not every Node can carry a full copy of the Blockchain, potentially affecting immutability, consensus etc.
  • More centralised — There is a high barrier to entry to become a Node, encouraging a larger amount of centralisation in the Network, with bigger players able to take more control.
The Gap To The Real World
  • In real world, companies and customers are working on visible contracts with their identities certified to make sure they keep the obligations with each other guaranteed by the Law and Government.
  • Employees use their real names and profiles to apply for job vacancies; patients use real information in hospitals and users use their real data to access applications.
  • Because of that, there are still limitations in how blockchain can power the real life of people around the world.


Knowchain is a 2 layers blockchain that powers decentralized Applications with Smart Contracts and Additional Information of users on-chain.

Ano Layer

Know blockchain enriches the transaction on blockchain by adding a second layer that can store “anything” as the information of the senders, the receivers and the transactions, from identifications of parties to the appendix attached into the transactions. The additional information in the second layer help the transaction on Knowchain to be as same as in real world.

Interacting On-chain

Users and organizations (applications, businesses, etc.) can interact on-chain more than just transferring tokens (coins) because Knowchain support on-chain information in Ano layer.

Privacy And Utilities

Traditional applications require users to trade off between their privacy and utilities. Users lose their data to social networks to get the best contents and services advertised to them. However, the social networks can monetize the data of users by selling advertising services to businesses. It can be solve by Knowchain. Knowchain allows people to control their own privacy and monetize their own data if they want.

Avoiding Duplicating Data

Knowchain solves those problems by bringing the mutual information of users from many places into blockchain first, allowing users to re-use the data and control the privacy of them. Knowchain also helps in protecting user’s rights to their own data.

Energy Saving

We use "Delegate Proof Of Stake - DPOS" and "Proof Of Authority - POA " algorithms instead of "Proof Of Work". Thus, energy consuming is no longer problem.

Very Low Fees

Transactions processing in Knowchain is extremely low in cost. The transaction fee is fixed at 0.1 Know (KN).

Up To 100,000Tx/s

Knowchain process transactions in amazing speed by the solution to integrate many payments in one traditional transaction. Combine with sharding proposal, Knowchain can reach 100,000 TPS

Delegates, Ultra Nodes System

Delegates system and Ultra Nodes system are the backbone of Knowchain and they support effectively the Knowchain's ecosystem, would you like to become an Ultranode?

The Know App apps

We are developing the Know App. Once you’ve entered into our ecosystem, you can mange every thing. Anyone with a smartphone and an internet connection can partici pate in global marketplace.


Know tokens will be released on the basis of Ethereum platform. It’s compatibility of the token with third-party services wallets, exchanges etc, and provides easy-to-use integration.


To be announced

Total Supply

7,795,482,309 KNOW


To be announced

Tokens exchange rate at Crowdsale

1 KNOW = $0.01 (USD). ETH rate: 1 ETH = 20,000 KNOW

Minimum Investment

0.1 ETH

Main Token Address

0xbfd18F20423694a69e35d65cB9c9D74396CC2c2d (Do not send ETH to this, it is not a Sale Contract)

Distribution of tokens


Use of proceeds


Our Roadmap RoadMap

Jan 2018

Architect designing: 2-layered blockchain - Ano layer and Know layer.

March 2018

Whitepaper v1.0 is officially released. Knowchain is to bring blockchain technology to real world use cases.

July 2018

Start of the Private Sale. Devnet for Know layer will be released.

September 2018

Public Testnet for Know layer will be release.

November 2018

Ano layer & KDSP testing

January 2019

Know Layer Mainnet. Start of the Knowchain Delegates program

March 2019

Testnet for KDSP & Ano Layer. Start of Delegates voting.

May 2019

Know Virtual Machine and Smart Contract system integration into Knowchain. Start of the Knowchain Ultranodes program.

July 2019

Knowchain Duo Layer Mainnet: Swap to Knowchain native unit - KNOW

Powered by Knowchain Foundation Team

The Knowchain Team combines a passion for blockchain, technology expertise & proven record in finance, development, marketing & cryptocurrency.

Anh Nguyen
Chief Executive Officer

MBA - Universität Leipzig

Hoa Nguyen
Chief Technology Officer

Architect Master in Blockchain development

The Tran
Lead Blockchain

Master degree in Information Technology

Than Pham
Lead Blockchain

Wallet & Explorer Developer

Khoa Vo
Lead Smart Contract

Solidity Developer.

Trung Lam
Blockchain Developer

Wallet Developer

Viet Phung
Backend Developer

Server & Backend Developer

Phi Pham
Frontend Developer

Knowchain website & ICO

Opakunle Omotayo
Community Team Member

Community Admin. Bsc in management LASU. Experience in community management with xDAC, Trusted Community, Steneum Coin and IBC Group

Akhatsokhe Grant Osominomo
Community Team Member

Community Admin. Bsc in University of Benin. Experience in community management and Electrical Engineering

Bajro Lisic
Community Team Member

Community for Europe. Project Management experience working with PHP, Javascript, HTML, CSS, Golang, VueJs, Laravel, C++, C#

Francis Ifegwu
Community Team Member

Francis is a blockchain and crypto enthusiast who holds an MSc. in Comparative Politics and Development Studies from the University of Benin with over 4 years experience in management, sales and customer support services. He's currently working as a Community Moderator at AmaZix - the leading Community Management and Engagement Firm in the crypto space.


Tam Nguyen
Board Advisor

CTO - Tesse, Inc. Master in Software Engineer

Patrick Chua
Board Advisor

Director - AAP Group. Master in Financial Management

Bao Lam
Board Advisor

CEO - ProMinent VN. Master in Business Model Development

Hieu Nguyen
Business Partner

Entrepreneur. Co-founder & Director of Online Platform Kyna.vn


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Frequently asked questions FAQS

Below we’ve provided a bit of Knowchain, The Token Sale, our 2-layered blockchain, and few others. If you have any other questions, please get in touch using the contact form below.

Knowchain is a 2 layered blockchain that powers enriched decentralized Applications with Smart Contracts and Additional Information of users on-chain.

Knowchain goals is to build an extensive platform for building and deploying decentralized applications and smart contracts that are enriched by additional information of users and related appendix.
By allowing people to attach more information onto Knowchain, it aims to remove barriers between the crypto world and the real world where transactions need to have enough information to be executed.

Knowchain layer 1 is the Value settlement layer. In short, you can transfer Know (crypto unit of Knowchain) through this layer to other people.
Layer 2 is the Ano layer, where additional information can be attached include Smart Contracts, Identifications, Degrees, Contents, Appendix, etc. and be bridged with a transaction in layer 1.
The layer 2 is needed to enrich the transactions on Knowchain, because in the real world need to be identified: from the identification of senders and receivers to the terms and conditions of the transactions. A bank in real world always require its clients to provide full information about themselves to use its service. With the ability of second layer, Knowchain can power both the anonymous transactions in the crypto world and identified transactions in the real world.

Knowchain is a 2 layered blockchain (can be understood as 2 horizontal connected blockchains) that power the abilities to build and deploy decentralized Applications, to create and execute complicated Smart Contracts that can connect and handle any additional information related to the contracts and parties involved.
Transactions in layer 1 can be linked to multiple Ano units (can be Smart Contracts, Addition Information, etc.) in layer 2 by Smart Bridge Protocol. Ano units in layer 2 (as Smart Contracts) can also be linked to other Ano units (as Additional Information).
The layer 1 is maintained by nodes using delegated Proof of Stake consensus algorithms to define new blocks of transactions while layer 2 is secured and managed by a system of Ultranodes with the concept Proof of Authority where Smart Contracts and Additional Information are mined and arranged also in blocks.
Smart Bridge Protocol allows the connection between layer 1 and layer 2. Layer 2 also has a gateway that provide APIs for other blockchains to access and get the information to enrich their transactions.

The Token Sale (ICO) is yet to launch. The date will be announced on our website when it starts. Knowchain are in Private Sale Round.

You have to register an account on the Dashboard and complete the KYC process to participate in the Token Sale.

There will be two crowdsale periods: The Initial Crowdsale and The Float Crowdsale. The Initial Crowdsale has fixed rate and the Float Crowdsale has floating rate.

You will receive Know tokens immediately after completing the buying process. However, the tokens will be locked until the Token Sale is done.

Unsold tokens will be burnt.

The main token contract address is0xbfd18f20423694a69e35d65cb9c9d74396cc2c2d. Do not send any ETH to this address because it is not the Sale Contract

Know is the crypto unit on top of Knowchain to use as fuel for the network. Know is used for payment from users to Delegates (voters, stakers), Utranodes to execute transactions, attach information, deploy Smart Contracts, decentralized Applications. Know is also used in reward system where contributors are paid. They are Delegates, Ultranodes and Services Ultranodes..

No. People get Know through staking, delegating and running Ultranode or Service Ultranode services. By staking and delegating, you contribute in the process of creating new blocks (forging process). By running Ultranodes, people contribute to Knowchain the services like Instant payment, Information Confirmation, Storage, etc. You can participate in those 2 activities to get Know.

Know token is ERC-20 token built on top of Ethereum blockchain to support the Token Sale and the starting of Knowchain project. Know is the native crypto unit on top of Knowchain and it is dependent with the Ethereum blockchain. When the Knowchain mainnet is released, Know tokens will be swapped in a 1:1 ratio to Know for the HODLers.

Because the Know tokens are ERC-20 tokens, you can check the status of the Know tokens on any explorer of Ethereum blockchain as Etherscan.

In the ecosystem of Knowchain, the clients can be governments, businesses, universities, hospitals, and banks. The purpose of Knowchain is to support real world transactions, that is the reason why Knowchain is compatible with many kinds of organization.

The answer is yes. Everyone can access Knowchain codebase to learn about the system and create a “fork” for themselves to utilize its power.

Knowchain is a hybrid blockchain where private nodes can join the public chain to provide the services as Ultranodes. Orgazations can run Ultranodes to provide their services to individuals and get rewards as Know token.

Yes. With Smart Contracts powered by additional information on layer 2, Knowchain allows people to make their own tokens and deploy them on top of Knowchain. Tokens on Knowchain are even more powerful with the support of layer 2: token users can attach more information related to themselves onto Knowchain.
ICO projects can get information of investors directly through Ano layer of Knowchain, it means the KYC process can be done inside the Smart Contracts and can be re-used after for other ICO projects.
dApps can get more information from users and can re-use it as resources for next dApps on Knowchain..

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