Winklevoss capital backs Vault12’s decentralized solution to safeguard private keys – Cryptocurrency News

Vault12, a cryptocurrency custody startup, has introduced a recovery network to protect the private keys. Backed by notable investors, including the Winklevoss Twins, the solution uses a cryptographic technique to safeguard the keys, and one can recover them by using friends and family as a redeeming network. The new innovation is decentralized, and the clients can pay guardians in ethereum.

Vault12 has proffered a new solution to guard the private keys by using friends and family as a recovery network. Entitled as the “personal cryptocurrency security solution,” the innovation employs a cryptographic technique – Hierarchical Threshold’s Shamir’s Secret Sharing to allow the guardians to protect users’ crypto keys.

An Israeli cryptographer Adi Shamir developed the cryptographic method. It lets the safeguards to hold the components of users’ seed phrases, and in any case, the users lose admittance to cryptocurrency holdings, they can link the parts of their guardians’ keys to recover their funds. The users can further pay the protectors in the ether token.

The Winklevoss capital, along with many renowned firms, has come forward to support the latest solution. True Ventures and the founder of AngelList, Naval Ravikant, also back the idea. Cameron Winklevoss acknowledges the approach mentioning, “Safeguarding money is necessary for the crypto economy to flourish. Vault12’s distributed, decentralized, and server-less approach to security helps reduce friction associated with securing crypto assets.”

The co-founder and COO of Vault12, Blake Comagere, stated, “Today’s world relies heavily on our social circle in both our personal lives and our professional lives. That’s why we’re taking a more social approach to cryptography and entrusting our loved ones to guard our assets.” He also said that the firm aims to safeguard everything from legal documents to house keys and more in the eventuality.

Ryan Asher
Ryan Asher
A post-graduate in business administration from Rutgers University, Ryan love to express his thoughts in writing. Ryan entered the crypto space by selling his car back in 2013 and investing the money into bitcoin. Apart from writing, Ryan loves to travel and believes that bitcoin is helping him fulfill his dream of traveling across the world.

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