NEM SP Programme Announcement - First Contract Awarded

Happy to announce the inaugural RFP of the NEM SP programme has been awarded, and development on the Mobile Catapult Wallet will commence. Document can be found here.

NEM SP Announcement - First Contract awarded to Hatio Innovations Private Ltd.

Project Name:

  • Catapult Mobile Wallet

Project Owner:

  • NEM Foundation

Project Description:

An easy-to-use, feature-rich mobile wallet is critical to the adoption and success of Catapult. This wallet will be designed to increase the usefulness of Catapult’s important features by making them more accessible to a broader audience. This wallet will also represent the high quality and performance standards of NEM products, serving as the first NEM experience for many users. A highly usable and performant wallet will build confidence and loyalty in new users and potential business partners alike.

Bidding for the inaugural project began on April 10, and concluded, after many rounds of deliberations and reviews, on May 8th, 2019. In total, 12 interested companies signed up and submitted documentation to bid on the RFP. Of those 12, three were brought through to the final rounds for assessment.

The three finalists were:

  1. Eliptica S.A
  2. Hatio Innovations Private Limited
  3. He3Labs

These companies were evaluated on 8 separate criteriums such as price, financial statements, and audits by 3 different screening teams. Due Diligence Team, Tech Evaluation Team, and the Project Management Team. Out of a total of 330 points, the results are as follows:

  1. Hatio Innovations Private Limited 266.58 points
  2. Eliptica S.A. 223.83 points
  3. He3Labs 219.67 points

Total budget for the Catapult Mobile Wallet Development contract is as follows:

    Budget (USD)		Bid (USD)		    Savings (USD)
    $100,000			$75,000		        $25,000

Based on the scoring criteria, best lowest price, and interviews with the teams and management, Hatio Innovations Private Limited was the clear winner of the RFP contract. We congratulate Hatio Innovations Private Limited, and look forward to continuing updates on the development of the Catapult Mobile Wallet.

Thank you to all who participated.

With the awarding of the first tech RFP, Foundation is fulfilling its commitment to focus on tech and adoption of Catapult. Read about the winning bid here.

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When is it released?
Where is the roadmap?
Is the payment completed?

Hello GodTanu.
Thanks for your questions.
The final roadmap for the Catapult Mobile wallet development and timelines will be released next week after kick off meeting with Hatio team. For the moment you can watch the video of NEM Catapult Mobile Wallet walkthrough - http://bit.ly/CatapultMobileWalletWalkthrough

The payment is not completed yet (it will be in XEM), we have just finished evaluation process and awarded the winner. The next step is Contract signing.

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For those interested in a bit of background of Hatio, please see below:

Presentation link here.

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Although we’re of course disappointed we weren’t selected, He3Labs is happy to have participated in this bid process and made the final three for consideration. Congratulations to Hatio, and looking forward to seeing a great result from them for NEM and the community.

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Will it be open source?

Thanks for asking, and of course, one of the prerequisites is that all code is available on GitHub.

Hi GodTanu.
Here is the roadmap

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