HashKey DX Joins IOST Ecosystem to Propel Web3 Services in Japan
They are pleased to announce the partnership of HashKey DX, a company specializing in comprehensive business support within the blockchain sector, as a partner node to strengthen the IOST ecosystem in Japan. As a member of the globally renowned HashKey Group, known for providing leading digital asset solutions, HashKey DX has made significant strides in bolstering its presence in the Japanese market. The collaboration between IOST and HashKey DX is aimed at jointly driving initiatives to bolster the development of Web3 services tailored for businesses.
In the IOST ecosystem, there are esteemed staking providers such as Binance Staking, Huobi Wallet, and Moonstake participating as node partners. Notably, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange operators and nodes managed by Japanese teams have secured prominent positions, ranking within the top 10 in terms of voting volume as of September 2023. These respected node partners not only stand to benefit from incentives related to network validation or block generation but also play a crucial role in ensuring network security, a fundamental aspect for decentralized networks.
A significant strength of HashKey DX lies in its close affiliation with the HashKey Group. Additionally, HashKey holds a sister company, Wanxiang Blockchain, which houses a non-profit research institute specializing in blockchain technology known as the ‘Wanxiang Blockchain Lab.’ It’s noteworthy that Wanxiang Blockchain hosts China’s largest blockchain event, The Global Blockchain Summit.
HashKey DX, dedicated to supporting Corporate Web3 Service Development, will actively engage with IOST to drive initiatives aimed at promoting the development and support of blockchain-based services for businesses in Japan. HashKey DX holds an exclusive distribution agreement in Japan for CertiK, a comprehensive security audit service for smart contracts and blockchain codes. This strategic collaboration will also encompass efforts to raise awareness regarding the safety of Web3 services.
About the HashKey Group
The HashKey Group stands as a prominent financial conglomerate specializing in end-to-end digital asset management in Asia. Headquartered in Hong Kong, the group has expanded its operations to Singapore, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Their primary focus is on assisting institutional investors in securing investment opportunities in digital assets and supporting corporations in leveraging and adopting blockchain technology.
About HashKey DX
Functioning as the Japanese branch of the HashKey Group, HashKey DX offers specialized consulting services in blockchain technology. With a vision aimed at realizing innovative businesses such as NFTs, the metaverse, and Web3, they provide comprehensive support, spanning planning, design, product development, as well as maintenance and operation.
IOST has emerged as a promising project gaining traction, particularly in response to the high fees and slower transaction times experienced on the Ethereum network. Since its mainnet launch in 2019, IOST has been addressing these challenges effectively. Supported by notable financial and VC firms including Sequoia, Matrix, and ZhenFund, IOST operates as a pioneering decentralized platform, offering high-throughput, gas-efficient smart contract solutions driven by the Proof-of-Believability consensus mechanism.
Notably, IOST has been recognized by China’s CCID as the top blockchain platform under Basic Technology, surpassing Ethereum, EOS, and other evaluated smart-contracting platforms. This recognition validates IOST’s commitment to delivering innovative and superior products within the blockchain sphere. As a leader in adoption, performance, and utility among public chains, IOST remains dedicated to its mission of unlocking the potential of blockchain, boasting a thriving community of over 500,000 members across 20 countries, over 400 nodes, a robust staking ecosystem, and mutually beneficial relationships with corporations worldwide.