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imToken

imToken is a multi-chain cryptocurrency wallet.

imToken is a light cryptocurrency wallet for Ethereum-based cryptocurrencies and decentralized applications (dApps), Bitcoin, and EOS. The company was founded in May, 2016 by Ben He and is headquartered in Hangzhou, China.



The imToken wallet allows users to store multi-chain digital assets and securely store private information using one set of pneumonic phrases or using biometric verification (face ID and fingerprint). The imToken also supports token to token exchange by enabling functions required by decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges (DEX) and instant exchange functions. 



History

imToken 1.0

The imToken 1.0 wallet only supported Ethereum tokens based on the ERC20 Token Standard and, according to imTokens website, became the worlds largest Ethereum wallet.

imToken 2.0

imToken 2.0 is a multi-chain cryptocurrency wallet that allows users to use one identity to manage multiple wallets with one mnemonic. phrase. The imToken 2.0 wallet retained the functions of imToken 1.0 and added the ability to manage both Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin (BTC), and EOS (and EOS tokens). Upon the release of imToken 2.2.1 the wallet introduced biometric verification that allows users to send tokens after verifying their identities with face ID & their fingerprint.



Funding

Series A

On May 31, 2018 imToken completed their series A funding round raising $10 million in capital from IDG Capital. 

Timeline

May 1, 2016

Founding of imToken

In May, 2016 Ben He founded imToken in

People

Name
Role
Related Golden topics

Ben He

CEO



Kenny Qi

COO



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type

Insight | Earn Money on imToken -- Part 1 - imToken - Medium

Philipp Seifert

Web

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

imToken 2 0 - Overview Introduction

June 7, 2018

Speed challenge:Biometric Verification VS Password

January 31, 2019

Step-by-step guide to upgrade to imToken 2.0

November 29, 2018

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