Connecty.io unites all the players in the innovation chain, knowledge creators and innovators within a globalized circular knowledge economy, driven by a single currency of knowledge, by interconnecting the multiple fields of knowledge. Connecty.io is based on three founding values: fairness, openness and progress in harmony. # Purpose The emergence of a circular knowledge economy of 1 million users: to facilitate and secure global trades of knowledge between all professionals, entrepreneurs and laboratories, public or private, which subsequently either create knowledge or use it to innovate. World Federation of knowledge: the creation of an ecosystem, focused on innovation and the trade of knowledge, gathering each knowledge carrier in the field of science. Connecty.io, the first decentralized platform of R&D outsourcing, a market worth 134 billion US dollars: a free-to-use platform that allows small and large companies, from start-ups to multinational corporations, to find the knowledge they need for their innovative projects. The creation of knowledge and innovations resulting of those trades will be then spread beyond the platform to those needing it. This will unite and elevate the entire society to the next step of its evolution. # Resources Token CTY, currency of knowledge: a Stellar utility token, a currency used to purchase knowledge on the Connecty.io platform, which also allows to take advantage of all services offered. CTY will be the official currency of the knowledge economy. Blockchain: Smart Contract technology is a computer protocol used to replace the middle man in contract situations. It ensures security for exchanges both financially and operationally guaranteeing the payment and a smooth transaction. It can also be used for a reputation management system to rate those selling knowledge or even the buyer. Artificial Intelligence: an engine that “translates” common language into complex terms of research, allowing anyone to use the platform. It is vital to create this bridge between the world of business and the world of science as they both have unique technical vocabularies. Team & Partners: a multidisciplinary, diverse and experienced management team with more than 60 collaborating members. Strong support from partners of experience in ICO project management and start-up creation. # Vectors An Initial Coin Offering: With a HardCap of 44 million euros, the ICO allows us to quickly collect this substantial amount of money to support the deployment of the project. The ICO period will also be the occasion for our first customers to experiment using the platform and give us valuable early feedback of their experience with Connecty.io. The platform Connecty: The introduction of a decentralized tool allowing fast and secure trades of knowledge by connecting the owner of knowledge with those who need it.