VOLUM maximizes investment value and stability through its holding company structure. VOLUM invests in portfolio companies that currently possess, or have the ability to easily create, long-term asset value. This offers VOLUM investors diversification across multiple companies and industries. This platform is completely revolutionary and gives companies greater organizational and oversight capabilities than they have ever had before. With the VOLUM blockchain platform, companies can Track, Route, Identify, and Source, all the data activity that happens on their supply chains. All of the data will be locked into the PLATFORM which can be trusted and verified at any point during operations. The end result of using the VOLUM platform is that companies will have the power to scale from local to global markets much faster, and they will have much greater control of their supply chains. This is good for everyone. Our blockchain platform operates as the one central location for your business supply chain operation. Companies who use this platform will be able to carry out a wide range of blockchain transactions including: Payments Rewards Purchase Orders Legal Contracts Regulatory Compliance Taxation Shipment Management Letters of Origin Customs Documents Inputs/Outputs and Inventory Ordering Delivery/Parcel Tracking IoT Monitoring and Reporting Big Data Analytics Inputs and End-Product Tracking/Traceability How does the project create value to the ecosystem and differs from competing projects VOLUM has reached agreement for investment terms to take a minority stake in five (5) portfolio companies subsequent to completion of VOLUM ICO. Software Developers Associates, Inc. (AirTab/NowVana) ï Spirits industry blockchain-based mobile/social marketing app Energy Rescue Systems Corporation ï Blockchain-based smart city/advanced energy devices for commercial buildings. Assets Credit Management and Equity Financial, LLC (ACME Financial) ï Captive financial company, provides equipment leases for customers of Energy Rescue, GridPower and other VOLUM companies. Puerto Rico registered international bank. GridPower Network • Domiciled in Puerto Rico, the company enjoys minority business enterprise (MBE) status • Holds worldwide exclusive license to resell Energy Rescue Systems products and services. • GridPower product GridPal is a subscription for cloud-based electricity monitoring services that provide users with energy optimization intelligence. • Competitive-energy reseller that purchases wholesale from incumbent electric utilities companies. International Spirits and Beverage Group (ISBG) ï Producer and marketer of wines and spirits brands globally.