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Vault12

Vault12

Distributed, decentralized and, serverless digital custody for cryptocurrency which uses the Vault Guardian Token (VGT)

Vault12 is a distributed, decentralized and serverless digital custody solution for cryptocurrency assets. Vault12 combines Shamir's Secret Sharing approach to encrypt secrets with a distributed, decentralized mesh network to store the encrypted parts.

Powered by Shamir’s Secret Sharing cryptographic algorithm, the Vault Cryptostorage platform distributes secrets across a trusted mesh network of personal mobile devices. Designed to be used alongside traditional hardware, software and online wallets, the Vault12 app gives cryptocurrency owners a back up cryptographically secure from a variety of threats.

The Vault Cryptostorage platform, Vault Guardian Token (VGT) and, Vault12 applications are designed to scale to the needs of cryptocurrency owners, ICO investors, professional cryptocurrency traders and high net worth investors, who require sophisticated storage and security policies to safeguard their assets. Decentralized, serverless, digital custody solutions are the first applications to be delivered on the Vault Cryptostorage platform.

Timeline

Vault12 releases white paper outlining project, distributed security network, token economics and live demo of Vault cryptostorage app.

Alpha build of of Vault12 mobile app for iOS goes live on Vault12 Secure Relay Network.

First version of Vault12 Secure Relay released for community review.

Vault12 is formed to solve the problem of distributed, secure crypto-assets storage.

People

Name
Role
Related Golden topics

Beryl Li

Advisor, CEO of CapChainX

Co-founder and COO

Chief Design Officer

Crypto Advisor, Professor of Cryptography, NYU

Cryptography

Advisor, CEO of Po.et

https://Po.et

Advisor

https://21.co

Co-founder and CEO

Investor

Advisor, Security Entrepreneur

Crypto Advisor

Cryptography

Crypto Advisor, Co-founder and CEO of Civic

https://civic.com

Chief Crypto Officer/CMO

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type

Hierarchical Threshold Secret Sharing

Tamir Tassa

Academic Paper

How to get true randomness from your Apple device with particle physics and thermal entropy

Blog

How to Share a Secret

Adi Shamir

Academic Paper

The blatant tradeoff blockchains make in achieving unbreakable immutability

Alex Valle Patrick-Thorne

Commentary

Vault12 Review: Decentralized Custody for your Cryptocurrency - Coin Crunch

Coin Crunch

Review

vault12/TrueEntropy

API

GitHub

ZAX Asynchronous Mobile Peer-to-peer Relay

White Paper

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Intro to Vault12 Demo

3/1/2018

Vault12 Review - Crypto Custody At Last (Naval + Winklevoss Twins)

5/31/18

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Vault12

Mountain View, CA

Digital Custody