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  • Casa Releases Self-Custody Bitcoin Wallet Focused on Privacy

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    Crypto custody firm Casa unveiled a new wallet that offers access without a seed phrase and gives users a way to check on their private keys.

    New York-based crypto custody startup Casa has released a new wallet for Bitcoin newbies and long-term HODLers.

    In a Casa blog post on June 13, the crypto firm that provides a private key management service announced it had created Casa Wallet after an investment from venture capital fund Mantis VC. A software wallet designed around privacy, Casa Wallet allows users to not provide any personal information apart from a first name and email.

    In addition, unlike some software wallets like Exodus, Casa said its users do not need to set up an account with a seed phrase ⁠— usually a mnemonic phrase needed to regain access to a wallet. According to Casa, users can create a key to store on their mobile device. An encrypted backup is then split across Casa and the OS-specific cloud provider, which wallet holders can retrieve with two-factor authentication.

    Casa Wallet also features ‘Key Health’, a function that gives users a way to check up on their private keys, confirms that the wallet is backed up, and checks users’ signatures are authentic. Read More

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