On July 30, 2019, Nervos and imToken announced a global strategic partnership. In Q4, imToken will provide wallet service for Nervos CKB token holders after Nervos mainnet is online. The two sides will actively cooperate in wallet application support, community cooperation, fostering the ecosystem, market expansion and further endeavours.
imToken is a one-stop digital asset management platform, established in May 2016, currently provides digital asset services to nearly 10 million users in over 100 countries around the world. imToken has become a popular digital asset management tool in the world with its safe and easy-to-use products and services. Currently, it supports bitcoin, Ethereum, EOS and Cosmos.
In may 2018, imToken announced the completion of round A financing, with IDG capital taking the sole lead. Currently, imToken is headquartered in Singapore and has a branch office in Hangzhou, China.
Nervos Network aims to build infrastructure for the next generation of crypto economy and includes a set of mutually compatible layered protocols with blockchain technology at the core. Nervos CKB, a public-chain protocol, guarantees the security and decentralization of the network. The layer 2 protocol provides scalable transaction and computing services, to support multiple application layer protocols and business scenarios.
Nervos received 28 million US dollars in financing from many well-known investment institutions at home and abroad in 2018, and released its test network in May 2019 and its main network in Q4 of 2019. Its founding team came from the core members of well-known organizations in the industry such as Blockstream, Ethereum Core, imToken, Yunbi and SparkPool.
Nervos, as an old friend of imToken, has maintained a close relationship since its inception. The founders of the two teams had a common entrepreneurial experience. Daniel Lv, Nervos COO, was also the co-founder and CTO of imToken and participated in the implementation of the first version of imToken.
At the same time, both sides are open source enthusiasts and share a common vision, that is, to promote the application of blockchain technology to the mainstream and provide first-class block chain business services for users around the world.