Some Important and Thought Provoking Questions

1) Are the Mokusei strategy & plan really sound? -- Is Mokusei sure this is the route and path to be taken? -- On the contrary, it seems like Mokusei's style might actually be driving some folks away.


Frankly, we have NO idea how this Mokusei Pilot Project & Experiment will turn out to be -- whether a success or a failure. To be honest, I personally feel that vallued.ai is just a common-sense approach and a glimpse of my take on life. But that is true about all ideas and 'businesses'. When it comes to making things widely operational and sustainable with mass acceptance, it has to be something simple that the majority understand, and are able to grasp, at least. What matters and makes something special or stand out is how things get governed and administered. What creates a difference is what ethics and values an organization portray and lives by. Having a tool by itself is not important. What sets one apart is how that tool gets wielded, and what does it get used for. . [Hence - 'Pilot' Project and Experiment to gather data]. As a F(l)ounder, I have literally taken a calculated risk -- bootstrapped this entire operation and pooled in my own personal savings & resources. Not because of stupidity but because I personally believe in this idea so strongly. If Mokusei fails or does not work out - I might most likely go broke. But, challenges or risks should not deter one so easily, I believe. You can bet your money on the fact that I am definitely going to try my best to see this system thrive, function, and work. . Some 'angels' did express interest in Mokusei - and offered to fund a part of it but that idea got snuffed out just as quickly as it transpired because the goal of those who were 'interested' was pure & absolute profits -- and compromise on values & core ethics integral to the very soul of Mokusei was absolutrly out of question. People, ethics, and quality take precedence over money at Mokusei -- however tough that trek turns out to be and however uphill the climb might turn out to be. [Also, I can get obnoxiously pig-headed and bullish sometimes if I set my mind to it - not a rosy trait this, I agree, but definitely very effective in some situations under the right circumstance] . Preliminary data indicates that things are looking up and positive even if not overly-spectacular or 'earth-shattering'. Fortunately, Mokusei so far seems to have attracted and pulled into its orbit some very nice, genuine, and lovely humans. Only time will tell how long do the effects of this gravity last - and whether this gravitational pull gets any stronger with time to bring and pull even more 'moons' and 'space bodies' in Mokusei's influence sphere and orbit. . Not that we did not encounter roadblocks, skeptics, and beings who felt hostile to the idea of vallued.ai and Mokusei. We did - and still do - face our fair share of it all. Some 'higher-ups' in powerful positions for the very purpose of helping us out not only refused to help out but also introduced intentional roadblocks and barriers simply because Mokusei wouldn't 'fall in line' according to them. They were unable to understand or fathom how the Mokusei system works especially because the 'content' was 'too much' for them to read and 'not presented' in a manner 'appealing to their senses and notions of aesthetic beauty' and 'appeared to be as spammy or scammy' in their opinion. . The big schism happened when some wanted to dictate terms on how to 'run Mokusei' and 'how should Mokusei be doing stuff' without really understanding the logic and purpose behind what is it that Mokusei wishes to do and achieve in the first place -- something far beyond the control, scope, and jurisdiction of posts & roles they hold right now. Obviously, Mokusei refused to bow down to the pressure and toe the lines. They wanted to know and understand everything without taking the actual efforts to land upon this website - without exploring on their own like everybody else the information & background that has already been detailed out here on the website for all to read and see for themselves. Simply because of being in democratically chosen and elected high places, they felt they were 'entitled to special attention and focus' from Mokusei. And because this 'system' of Mokusei seemed too outlandish for their taste or difficult for them to grasp, they decided to muzzle Mokusei's voice trying to make sure no one else got to hear it too. So we set about figuring out a different path. . And hence we 'vallue' a visitor and reader like you even more -- especially because you did spare your time for us and took all efforts to reach this place where you are now reading these words -- and will someday hopefully understand why you are so special and what makes you so different from most others. . Mokusei is not worried about upsetting apple carts and someone turning their back on Mokusei simply because Mokusei refused to meekly submit and buckle under pressure but is definitely focused on doing all that can be done - trying out all paths and approaches - to thank, keep engaged, and make sure that genuine, curious visitors or readers like yourself who pour over every letter and every word get some benefit in the future to compensate them for their time. You who took out some time from your busy schedule and life -- simply to get to know us a little better -- deserve to get the best out of this vision and mission of Mokusei that you possibly can. We respect and 'vallue' this trait in you, and Mokusei values the beautiful souls who show it. We aren't bothered, we do not care, neither are we worried about some who feel 'alienated' and 'get driven away' by Mokusei's style and approach to things. Mokusei has developed and designed this system and strange UX to find and seek out people like you whom we feel would make some of the best tribespeople that Mokusei has the good fortune to have met and welcomed to its Tribe and life. . Every first attempt in history -- every first step that is taken to begin a new journey -- brings with it a fair share of risk, unpredictability, and uncertainty. We expect most visitors or users to show hesitation and probably NOT opt into the Mokusei BETA Test & pilot experiment. And hence, the SPECIAL STATUS & BENEFITS to visitors or users who see potential in the vallued.ai platform, show faith in Mokusei, and take a step into the unknown & untested by becoming Mokusei's FIRST ever BETA Testers. .




3) How does Mokusei plan to generate revenue for funding education or travel of qualifying BETA Testers?


In the short term, Mokusei expects initial revenue to be generated from nominal Test Registration Fees that users will be charged while registering for the BETA Test -- so the higher the number of users who register for the BETA Test, the bigger the Funding Pool gets and the more everyone benefits. In addition, there is a possibility of advanced licensing fees that Mokusei might generate if it decides to conduct pilots with education institutes and/or leases out its expertise to them. To this funding pool, we also intend to add revenue that will be generated by the company through potential grants, or crowdfunding initiatives, subject to all plans and strategies working out. . Details on the Applicable Standard Registration Fee are in the infographic on this page, and details on choice of Registration Options will be rolled out in the app later. Visitors interested in knowing more details will need to do a FREE Sign Up on the app and become vallued.ai users. Users unable to pay the applicable Registration Fee to register for the BETA Test can opt for the option that lets them earn a Registration Fee Waiver or they can choose NOT to register for the BETA Test. . In the long term, Mokusei expects to generate revenue by licensing or leasing out its dedicated anti-cheating Test & Assessment app. In addition, Mokusei expects some key EdTech industry partnerships and tie-ups with Universities to fall in place for product share and course share benefits which will be rolled out to the BETA Testers exclusively. . Plans are afoot to get Mokusei's 'Asclepius', 'JURIS', 'SatyaVerus', 'CannDid', and 'Sushaasan' projects up and running. Mokusei expects a good amount of revenue to be generated from these projects as well. Details of these projects have not been made public as yet since they still under development. Visitors can get a basic idea about these projects from the "Openings-and-Projects" Page -- or simply reach out to the Mokusei team and we will give you a brief or discuss it with you over a catch-up call. . The other important reason for not sharing details or outlines of these projects is that Mokusei is trying to find and seek out those amazing gems and human beings to join the Mokusei Tribe who show genuine curiosity, pro-active initiative, outreach efforts to reach out to Mokusei for seeking details on these projects. We want to find out those intelligent and/or wise and/or genuine souls who get curious, excited, and invigorated by the mere mention of the titles and one-line-descriptions of these projects -- individuals whose imagination and creativity run wild so they have, or come up with, unbiased & original ideas, thoughts, concepts in their heads before even reaching out to Mokusei. The advantage of such humans joining projects and Mokusei Tribe are immense! - Such minds & souls are generally good thinkers, curious, passionate, dreamers, self-motivated, creative, self-starters, proactive, and ready to get going even before they realize or know that they are ready to get going is what we have observed so far. . And as the company grows, we will be adding some more projects and revenue streams to our list. Time will tell exactly how our boat floats, and whether this ship sinks or makes its voyage. .




4) Are all users assured & guaranteed 100% funding support or reimbursement for education or travel?


Mokusei has always made it transparently clear that qualified users will get up to 100% funding support or reimbursement and not necessarily a guaranteed 100%. Thus, the amount received by a user may reach 100% of their requirement depending on the score and rank of the user as achieved in the BETA Test. But Mokusei is offering BETA Testers the chance to appear for and take as many Tests on the platform as they wish to whenever the Tests happen -- and until they have received the entire 100% amount that they sought originally in the first place. . Moreover, not all users will be qualified for receiving funding support or reimbursement. Users will have to clear a minimum benchmark score to be eligible to receive funding support. This mechanism ensures that some users might try to cheat on the BETA Test thereby generating even more robust and relevant data for Mokusei engines. .




5) Well, if Mokusei is charging a registration fee and offering money in return depending on score and rank, how is this system different from any other typical 'scholarship' model?


To eye apparent -- the process is very similar to any other normal 'scholarship' test to the point where Mokusei accepts a Registration fee to conduct an exam and then distributes some money based on the score and rank of the user or applicant. BUT THIS IS WHERE THE SIMILARITY ENDS and the real difference begins or stands out. . Unlike 'scholarship tests & exams', seeking talent and awarding a small amount of money IS NOT Mokusei's main goal. Mokusei's main goal, on the other hand, is to gather quality, reliable data from users for the purposes of algorithm & software development. The offer of money or funding to users for covering the cost of their education fees or travel expenses is a byproduct of the system, or INCIDENTAL to the plot so to speak. Mokusei hasn't been established for the purposes of distributing funds. It just chooses to do so because it is ethical and believes in free, fair & equal education -- and there is hardly any offer or incentive as direct & beneficial as that of direct money. So Mokusei hopes that this incentive will help attract good BETA Testers and help Mokusei collect quality data. . Incidentally, the incentive of direct funding aid support is so strong that Mokusei expects & predicts a large number of users will probably try to cheat the system to qualify for Mokusei's funding. This means that the Mokusei system and software will really be tested thoroughly and properly -- exactly the kind of field test and test of robustness that Mokusei wishes and aims for. Time, I guess, will tell the diamond from the fake crystals. . For 'scholarship' tests and exams, the pupils or students are 'consumers' whereas the users in vallued.ai and Mokusei's case are the data generators or 'raw materials' that help educators, teachers, universities, colleges, schools, and so on - Mokusei's 'consumers' - in the long run. And vallued.ai is a system where the 'raw materials' benefit from the system because they get a chance to receive funding and money, and they get amazing benefits from Mokusei in the future -- [sneak peek of benefits can be seen on the Subscribe Page] . Also, standard scholarship exams have a restricted amount of money that they give out as an 'award' --- Mokusei on the other hand has no such restrictions, and users can get up to 100 % of the funding that they seek depending on their score, rank & the total revenue earned by the Company during each Testing phase. If you haven't yet noticed, we have always consistently messaged that you can get up to 100 % funding -- NOT guaranteed 100 % .. so the funding could be as little as ZERO if no revenue streams in -- don't panic, though -- this is the 'worst-case scenario' . Mokusei plans and aims to set aside 50 % of the Company revenue for covering education fees of qualified users -- so it does indeed matter how much revenue the company generates. Since we are a startup, the revenues will most likely NOT be high in the first couple of years. Hence, the special benefits and status to users who become BETA Testers right at the very beginning of it all, and keep faith in us. Details of what type of benefits the first batch of BETA Testers are set to get can be found in the infographic images on the Subscribe Page] . What if users are NOT able to earn, claim, or qualify for 100 % guaranteed funding support or reimbursement? -- in such cases users can reapply or reappear for the BETA Test whenever it happens and gets conducted on the vallued.ai platform the next time around .. they can keep appearing for the Tests until they have recovered the full 100 % amount that they sought in the first place .. so even if you will not be able to secure complete 100 % funding support in one go -- you have the freedom to reapply and keep applying until you have recovered all the money .. [and believe me, we do intend to continue the practice of gathering user aided & provided data even in the future if this Pilot Experiment turns out to be a success] . Endowment funds, Scholarship Trusts, Financial Aid Banks/Institutions/Companies condition their support on minimum qualifications of the candidates in the exams they write at their previous or current institutes of education. Typically, such bodies offer their money & support ONLY if the applicant has achieved some minimum grades in their academic course -- and some bodies are so ridiculous that they look at school & highschool grades to offer to fund for "Higher Education"! Moreover, if the applicant fails to attain some basic grades in the courses they study using the funding aid, the funding is typically withdrawn and revoked. . Mokusei doesn't care about these things. Even if you fail your exams in your upcoming education - Mokusei will not revoke the funding that you earned on the platform. Mokusei doesn't look at your academic background and doesn't discriminate between candidates. Every user gets the same chance and opportunity as everybody else in the system. . Also, funding bodies conduct interviews, ask for recommendation letters, bank balance and income proof, etc. Mokusei doesn't do all this drama. Besides the funding that Mokusei offers is NOT a loan and there is no expectation of returning the money, unlike some funding bodies where the funding is typically a deferred loan. . In addition to all this, Mokusei is working on diversifying its revenue base & source .. visitors can get an idea about what exactly is Mokusei planning from the 'Openings-and-Projects' Page. This is something that 'scholarship' or 'funding bodies' don't do. .




2) Why is Mokusei offering funds for education to users? --- [What is in it for the Company?]


The funding that Mokusei is offering is an incentive for users to try out Mokusei's software and take the BETA Test on the vallued.ai platform. Mokusei needs good, reliable, real-time high-quality exam-time student behavior data to design AI & ML based cheating detection algorithms. These algorithms will be used to develop and implement Mokusei's digital supervision and anti-cheating platform in the future. . Whenever someone will take a test on the vallued.ai platform, Mokusei will collect, gather & analyze relevant data in the background to help Mokusei engines in the development of a mobile-based digital supervision and exam monitoring platform. Mokusei's larger goal is to provide educators with accurate and precise data on student performance by ensuring detection, measurement and prevention of unethical student behavior, commonly widespread cheating and sneaky tactics employed by some for unfair gains and high scores in remote online digital exams/assessments/tests as they happen right now. . Direct education funding is one of the best incentives that Mokusei has to offer to those who will appear for tests on the vallued.ai platform and generate data for Mokusei in return. This is a win-win situation for both you and Mokusei .. you get a chance to earn funding that covers your education while Mokusei gets some good, quality, reliable and accurate exam-time data to train systems. . Once fully developed, field-tested, deployed, operational and, scaled-up, Mokusei eventually plans to sell, release, lease or license out its platform to educators worldwide for some small nominal affordable fees. In addition, Mokusei has diversified fundraising & revenue streams planned including (but not limited to) investor funding, select ed-tech partnerships, platform registration fees, and so on. . One of our current focuses is to crowdfund a part of needed finance to get the app developed instead of opting for funds from traditional sources (and we have no clue how successful the campaign or initiative will be - only time will tell and prove what is to be proven) simply because the benefit or power, in crowdfunding, goes to a lot more people rather than being concentrated or vested in the hands of a select few. . Really - if you are a techie or software expert or an AI/ML expert or a 'Social Media Campaigning' wizard/guru or a creative artist/talent or an avid blogger or ethical journalist or somebody who is keen on mastering 'crowdfunding' -- it would be mighty nice of you to reach out to the team if you feel and find yourself aligned to the cause - and wish to help out or contribute to this story in your own way. We have something or the other in store for everybody! -- visit 'The-Press-Challenge' page and 'Operation-Integrity' page for more detaills. . [Please check out 'Culture' page for a glimpse into Mokusei's philosophy of life and work. The 'Ópenings-and-Projects' page, on the other hand, gives more details on what open positions and projects are currently in works at Mokusei] . For more details please explore the webpages. In case you have some more questions popping up in your head, we recommend you hold on to them until the launch and release of the vallued.ai app. And in case you really love the crazy stuff we're trying to pull off and wish to connect with us sooner then you may visit the contact page. .





Details on Qualification scores, Funding Disbursement Process, and Disbursement Mechanism will be rolled out in the app. Fund seekers will have to download and install the app and then sign up on the platform as a user to gain access to this information. Users can get that information from the app and then decide whether to register for the BETA Test or not. Fund-seeking visitors will also have access to the Terms of Use and Service document before they decide to sign up on the app. Visitors can read this document and make a decision on signing up for the app and registering for the BETA Test accordingly. Sharing of contact information with Mokusei on this website does not bind the fund seekers to Mokusei as users. Fund seekers are free to decide not to join the vallued.ai platform as a user.

Fund seekers who want clarity on that information are advised to share their contact information with Mokusei so the team can keep them updated about the app launch. Visitors who wish to read Mokusei's Privacy Policy first can access it in the Menu section. The Policy is also available in the footer section of the website. Details can be found on the Subscribe Page.  

Applicable Standard Registration fee – 1

For example:

Let us assume you seek $10,000 in funding .. Thus, X = 10,000.

 


After downloading, installing, and signing up for vallued.ai on the app:

a) If you Register for the BETA Test in Phase 1 (or 'Registration Window 1') -- the Applicable Standard Registration Fee is 0.1% of X = 0.1% of $10,000 = $10

 

b) If you Register for the BETA Test in Phase 2 (or 'Registration Window 2') -- the Applicable Standard Registration Fee is 0.3% of X = 0.3% of $10,000 = $30

c) If you Register for the BETA Test in Phase 3 (or 'Registration Window 3') -- the Applicable Standard Registration Fee is 0.5% of X = 0.5% of $10,000 = $50

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Of course, if you select the option of earning a Registration Fee Waiver, you will NOT be expected to pay any registration fee -- [other than some simple basic government-mandated Service Tax or Value Added Tax which would be a token of $2 or less]

[Please note - Service Tax or VAT is about 20% otherwise]