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After great community collaboration DYOR has rebranded into CryptoWiki.me 🥳 a moment to celebrate!

From now on all new information will be added within the CryptoWiki.mecommunity website! No longer over here. So be sure to move over to stay on top of new research developments!

Same content - better & cleaner experience 🤝

DYOR started out in 2015 on Fandom and has now grown to ~3500 pages on CryptoWiki.me 🤩

All the information that you can find in these pages is public knowledge with sources provided. The community is encouraged to add truthful and unbiased entries to further this body of work.

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Basics

  • Bitcoin / Blockchain Security, Platform API & Hot Wallet service
  • Based in Palo Alto, BitGo launched the first ever multi-signature Bitcoin wallet in 2013
  • Has a web interface, no mobile or desktop app, is a centralised wallet
  • Their custodian service added Dash on 5-10-2018
  • Not very newbie friendly
  • Free
  • SegWit ready
  • is releasing an ERC20 stablecoin that is pegged to the value of Bitcoin, Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC); the Ethereum based coin will be backed by 1WBTC:1BTC peg; every Bitcoin will be accounted for on a dashboard displaying addresses and balances, and users will be able to verify each Bitcoin held in custody on the blockchain via Etherscan. UPDATE is live as of 5-2-2019
  • Has announced it is teaming up with Genesis to launch a trading platform for their institutional investors; BitGo has a distinct feature over other exchanges as BitGo users will not have to transfer cryptocurrency to exchanges before trading; Genesis has established its on wallet on BitGo, allowing for seamless transfer of cryptocurrency and fiat between the two companies
  • Bitgo added support for cTokens; now, users can earn interest from the Compound protocol while their balance is stored at one of world’s most trusted custodians.
  • BitGo says it’s now (12-11-2019) processing 20% of Bitcoin transactions.
  • Has acquired (18-2-2020) Harbor; "a security token platform best known for a failed bid to offer tokenized shares of a South Carolina apartment building."
  • Also does lending; according to CoinDesk (5-3-2020):

"BitGo started testing the new service a few months ago to big investors and has already racked up about $150 million in open loans. BitGo is currently lending bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH), litecoin (LTC) and stablecoins."

"“BitGo’s vision is a world where digital assets drive the global economy,” CEO Mike Belshe told CoinDesk. The firm provides custody and liquidity solutions for a number of institutional companies. This past year the firm has expanded both globally as well as in mission through its acquisitions of Lumina, Hedge and Harbor, through which the firm has earned the title of crypto’s first “full stack” service provider, enabling it to recreate all parts of the traditional financial system."

Team, investors, partnerships etc.

Team

Funding

"BitGo has won a $4.5 million contract with the US Marshals Service to help manage seized Bitcoin."

Partnerships

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