SMC Capital
Proposal for
PEAQ
SMC Capital

SMC Capital is a NYC-based venture fund and advisory firm focused exclusively on projects and tokens related to blockchain and digital currencies. Our powerful advisory arm provides fundraising, capital introduction, PR services, and exchange listing to clients and portfolio projects. Companies that have worked with us have went on to raise hundreds of millions of dollars. We owe a part of our success to maintaining strong relations with investment communities in Europe, Asia, and the US (funds, family offices, crypto exchanges), as well as with leading media, such as WSJ, Business Insider, Coindesk and others. Both company partners work directly with the client, and you can be confident of seeing reliable results from their combined experience and expertise.
Founding partners
John Slyusarev
Co-founder, Managing Partner
Prior to founding SMC Capital, John worked as CMO and CBDO of ICORating, the largest blockchain industry rating company, leading ICORating's international expansion. John also served as the CMO of one of the largest travel platforms in Eastern Europe and ran his own consulting firm, working with some of the world's largest banks, retailers, startups, and venture funds. John's expert commentary on the blockchain market has been published by leading media, including Business Insider, Wall Street Journal, INC, Bitcoin.com, CoinTelegraph, and many others.
Mik Mironov
Co-founder,, Senior Partner
Mike managed a multi-million dollar portfolio of assets as a Coverage Banker for Financial Institutions for the EMEA region at ABN AMRO Bank for over 8 years. In his role as a Community Growth mastermind at Airbnb, Mike oversaw a 700% community growth in just 2 years. Mike has worked in blockchain since 2015. As Head of Sales and Partnerships at ICORating, he built profitable partnerships with leading crypto industry funds and exchanges. He is a co-founder of GlTA - the Global ICO Transparency Alliance. Mike holds an MBA from the University of Wales and a Masters in International Relations from the University of Amsterdam.
SMC Capital in numbers
A track record of excellence
$125M
Raised by companies that we worked with
149
VC funds, private investors, and family offices that work with us
50+
Articles and mentions in major media outlets
25
Top 30 cryptocurrency exchanges that work with us
What we propose
Comprehensive audit of all investor documents
In the first phase of our work together, we will conduct a thorough audit of all documents for investors, including pitch deck, white paper, term sheets, investor prospectus, SAFT agreements, executive summaries, and any other relevant documents. After our audit, we will provide detailed recommendations for improvement.
Dedicated access to SMC's network of investors
We will introduce you to investors globally. This can be achieved in various ways including representing peaq in conferences, phone calls, communication with our network (including leveraging our memberships in private investor clubs in NYC, London, and Singapore).
A team of dedicated professionals
SMC Capital's team conducts a deep dive into your project and provides unparalleled support in pitching your fundraising round to our personal network of investors. We are ready to consult you on a range of issues, including exchange listing, tokenomics, market entry, and general strategic and management consulting. We will also act as ambassadors to your brand at conferences that our team attends around the world.
40 hours and 5 investors per month
We will initiate contact with as much high profile investors per month about your project as we can, and provide you with a report on a minimum of 5 of the most relevant and interested, providing support for any follow on conversations.
$10,000 per month retainer (3 month minimum), 5% finders fee
SMC Capital only works with reputable broker dealers and is committed to maintaining legal compliance in every jurisdiction in which we raise funds.
Deliverables
A list of investors with knowledge of your product
You will receive contacts and information in the form of a mini report on investors that we contact about your fundraising round.
Best-in-class fundraising support
Our team worked with some of the most well-known projects during the ICO craze in 2017 and 2018. Companies that we worked with raised over $125 million.
A full audit of deal structuring and tokenomics
SMC Capital's analysts will conduct our propriety audit to evaluate your deal structure, valuation, and proposed tokenomics, suggesting changes and corrections.
Strategic Consulting with John Slyusarev
As an added bonus, we will include a strategic consulting session with SMC Capital's Managing Partner John Slyusarev about media strategy and exchange listing.
Ready to partner?
Oleg Maslov
Head of Communications
Phone: +1 (253) 213-1413
Email: oleg@smc.capital