Covalent能够在人类历史上第一次创建一个完全无信任的世界数据库。 Covalent为每个人带来军用级安全协议，并通过离线计算提供极高的可扩展性。虽然Ethereal受到单台机器计算能力的限制，但Covalent不受此限制。 Covalent带来了新的无信任分散数据层，任何用户都可以在不损害隐私的情况下访问任何人的数据。这一功能将不可避免地吸引开发者并创建一个庞大的基于Covalent的DApps生态系统，从而引发新互联网的诞生。
Plenty of strong competitors in the intersection of AI and blockchain.
Covalent will create its own Virtual Machine where computation will be carried out off-chain by a single node, and all other nodes will only need to verify its proof of computation. There is no link to GitHub and it seems that the product development has not been started yet, only WP is available. The roadmap has not been published yet.
COVA tokens will serve as the main and only method of payments on the platform. Now, there is little information available about the token role.
The token metrics are not yet available and are to be announced.
Several funds have already invested in Covalent. The list includes Bluehill, FBG Capital, ZhenFund, NodeCapital.Covalent will issue ERC-20 tokens.
Recently, Covalent conducted 3 rounds of AirDrop. There will be a 4th round soon. More than 1.5M COVA tokens were distributed among 35K community members.
For comparison, SingularityNet raised $32M in December 2017, OceanProtocol raised $22M in March 2018. Lightstreams and ioex will only conduct their ICO's soon.
6 out of 8 team core team members do not claim Covalent as a workplace on LinkedIn. The team is scattered around several timezones and located in San-Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Princeton, and Shanghai. There are no team members with blockchain experience. The co-founder does not have business experience.