Civic is headquartered in Palo Alto, California and was founded in 2016 by Jonathan Smith and Vinny Lingham. Civic is a cryptocurrency and blockchain company creating a secure identity platform for use on mobile devices that provides multi-factor authentication without the need for username, password , third-party authentication, and physical hardware tokens. Civic uses its decentralized architecture combined with the blockchain technology, and biometric sensors on mobile devices to secure and validate user identities. The companies native cryptocurrency used on its decentralized application platform uses the symbol CVC, and their platform is available for download on the Apple App Store and Google Play.
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