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SelfKey Progress Report for January

Welcome to the first Voyage Report of the new decade. Every month we share our recent progress, highlight partnerships and point you towards fresh content designed to give you more control over your data.
09 Feb 2020
Chris Grundy
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It’s time for the first progress report of the new decade. Keep reading to hear about our product updates, new partnerships, giveaways and fresh content. 

On the 8th of January we had our first major release of 2020, launching the SelfKey Wallet V1.4.4. The new release adds Korporatio as our exclusive vendor for the Seychelles Islands as well as new functionality to the Corporate Wallet. You can read the full release here.

In other exciting news, the SelfKey Mobile Wallet has been approved for the App Store. With the initial approval in place, we anticipate that users will be able to download it soon. Make sure to join us on Twitter and Telegram to be notified as soon as the Mobile Wallet is ready for download. Watch this space. 

January was also a busy month for partnerships. We listed KEY on the growing digital asset exchange Hotbit. The platform has over 500 different trading pairs and will now add KEY trading pairs to further improve liquidity for our community. Furthermore this partnership will increase awareness of SelfKey among digital asset holders and will likely help to grow the SelfKey Identity Ecosystem further.

We also partnered with the digital asset exchange InstaSwap to add additional fiat trading pairs to their platform. We believe that it is crucial to make the on- and offramp as easy as possible when it comes to KEY adoption. KEY/USD, KEY/EUR and KEY/GBP trading pairs are now available.

Finally, we partnered with Play Royal to run a giveaway, involving $6,000 in prizes. Giveaways are an excellent way to increase awareness and we have been delighted with the reception so far. You can learn more about it here.

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Partnership: Meet our exclusive partner in the Seychelles - Korporatio

In case you missed our big announcement last month, we released version 1.4.4 of the SelfKey Wallet and have a new partner. Korporatio is available as our exclusive vendor for the Seychelles Islands in the Incorporations Marketplace. Opening a business in the Seychelles is now possible in just a few clicks through the SelfKey Wallet. This is excellent news for our community, because the Seychelles offer an attractive jurisdiction in which to form a company.

Our partner Korporatio is on a mission to revolutionize the corporate world with blockchain technology and foster an ecosystem of decentralized blockchain-enabled legal entities. Based in the Seychelles Islands, Korporatio is perfectly placed to service our community in this jurisdiction. 

Read the full announcement here.

Partnership: Fast growing crypto exchange Hotbit to list KEY token

 SelfKey’s native utility token KEY is now listed on the fast growing cryptocurrency exchange Hotbit.

After a successful launch two years ago, Hotbit has been steadily growing. The crypto exchange offers one of the largest markets for trading, with over 500 different trading pairs available. Hotbit boasts over 500,000 active users from over 170 different countries.

The team at Hotbit firmly believes that decentralized crypto assets are to fundamentally reform the global finance system, which will lead to more efficient asset circulation, fairer resource distribution, and will make trading processes more transparent. The exchange is highly ambitious, aiming to becoming the Amazon of the blockchain industry.

Read the full announcement here.

Fresh content for you

Identity Management in 2019 – An Alarming Year for Our Data

The past year was both good and bad for our data. On one hand, over 7.9 billion records were exposed in data breaches and the number keeps going going up. However, on the other hand, tools like decentralized identity have started to become more mainstream.

So where will the future of identity management take us? We believe that SelfKey is part of the answer. Read all about it here.

The 6 Best Countries for Offshore Wealth Management

If you’re in the market for offshore wealth management services, there are a large variety of jurisdictions available to you through the SelfKey Bank Accounts Marketplace. Check out our top choices here.

8 Benefits of Opening a Business in the Seychelles

Looking to open a business abroad? The Seychelles is a popular choice for a reason. This cluster of islands is one of the most friendly when it comes to offshore incorporation and offers a large number of benefits. Read all about it here.

Understanding Public vs. Private Blockchain

You’ve heard of blockchain, but what is the difference between public and private blockchain? In this article, we will explore the differences, including the advantages and disadvantages of both, and their use cases.

That’s all for this month. Thanks for reading and speak to you soon.

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