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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.


March 12, 2018
Vault12 releases white paper outlining project, distributed security network, token economics and live demo of Vault cryptostorage app.
December 1, 2016
Alpha build of of Vault12 mobile app for iOS goes live on Vault12 Secure Relay Network.
November 5, 2015
First version of Vault12 Secure Relay released for community review.
January 5, 2015
Vault12 is formed to solve the problem of distributed, secure crypto-assets storage.

Funding Rounds


Further Resources


Hierarchical Threshold Secret Sharing

Tamir Tassa

Academic Paper

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


How to Share a Secret

Adi Shamir

Academic Paper

Intro to Vault12 Demo


The blatant tradeoff blockchains make in achieving unbreakable immutability

Alex Valle Patrick-Thorne



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