Jaxx Announces the Addition of Kin to the Jaxx Wallet
11th September 2017 – Toronto
At Jaxx we are excited to support the Blockchain ecosystem as a whole. We’re keen to see all tides rise for Blockchain-focused enterprises and today we’re particularly happy to announce our support in the Jaxx wallet of a long-standing innovator in the communications industry, Kik. With the creation of the Kin token, Kik is engaging Blockchain technology to further enrich their platform and product offering. Kik’s communication platform was first released in 2010 in Waterloo which is “just down the road” from Jaxx in Toronto.
“Kik’s release of the Kin token is a great way for Jaxx to continue to support Blockchain ecosystem growth. This is a great first step in our partnership, and together, we’ll demonstrate the promise of Canadian blockchain innovation,” said Jaxx CEO, Anthony Di Iorio.
Kik is creating Kin as an ERC20 token on the Ethereum blockchain that will be integrated into Kik as the primary transaction currency. With millions of users, Kik hopes to drive mainstream consumer adoption of Kin, potentially making it the most adopted and used cryptocurrency in the world. Kin will create a decentralized ecosystem of digital services through the Kin Rewards Engine, an innovative cryptoeconomic structure intended to promote the use of Kin as a common currency, that will be administered by the Kin Foundation.
Anthony Di Iorio stated, “Decentralization provides a sustainable way forward. Kin in Jaxx is going to be integrated shortly after the token distribution event.”
To learn more about the Kin token sale taking place on September 12 please visit kin.kik.com. All who want to participate in the initial token sale registered on September 9, 9:00 a.m. ET.
Kik Interactive, Inc., connects the world through chat. The company is the maker of Kik, a chat platform popular with U.S. teens where people can chat with friends and connect with chat-based services. Founded in 2009, Kik Interactive, Inc. is headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. For more information, please visit kik.com.
Jaxx is a multi-token blockchain wallet that provides a unified experience across 9 platforms and devices including Windows, Apple and Linux desktops, Apple and Android mobile devices and tablets, as well as a Google Chrome extension. The Jaxx wallet enables crypto-to-crypto buying and selling with frictionless in-wallet conversion. Users are always in control of their keys and Jaxx neither holds nor has access to customer funds. Driven by design and user experience and built with simplicity in mind, Jaxx’s mission is to become the interface to the blockchain world.