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We confess. Our vision has always been audacious. We want to give everyone a digital identity that they own and control.
Today, we’re proud to announce a milestone on our journey toward that vision, the Civic Wallet, which will be released towards the end of the year. It’s all part of the next-generation identity and payment network, where your identity information, money, and crypto live on your device and enable you to buy and sell crypto and to transact everywhere easily, privately and securely. We’re offering safety and simplicity in a way the industry has not yet known before.
With advanced identity verification technology, we’re leading the way forward toward a network based on trust. When you sign up with Civic Wallet, you’re authenticated as a real person, using groundbreaking blockchain-based technology that securely verifies your identifiable information. We do this without sharing the underlying data between multiple parties, thereby giving you more control over their personal information.
As a Civic Wallet user, you’ll be sharing what’s needed for the transaction and nothing more. And, since we can prove your identity, you’ll be able to purchase things like age-restricted products anonymously.
Civic Wallet will offer a more convenient, flexible alternative to other wallets in the marketplace. You’ll be able to buy, sell and spend many different types of cryptocurrency, leveraging the latest payment technology right from your mobile device.
We’re building a new financial and identity ecosystem. This is the wallet of the future.
To celebrate the release of the Civic Wallet this fall, we are also announcing that we are seeding the Civic Network with 92.5 million Civic tokens (CVCs)*. Users can get up to 25,000 CVCs as a top referrer after they download the app and create an account. You can only ...
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