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Status, first ever mobile Ethereum OS, joins the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA)

Status will foster the public Ethereum blockchain by joining the EEA, the world’s largest open-source blockchain initiative

ZUG, Switzerland, December 4, 2017Status, the first ever mobile Ethereum client built entirely on peer-to-peer technologies, is announcing that it has joined the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), the world’s largest open-source blockchain initiative. With membership across the Fortune 500, enterprises, startups, research facilities, and even governments, the EEA’s mission is to enhance the privacy, security, and scalability of Ethereum-based blockchain technologies.

Following a successful token sale of SNT raising more than $100M in ether in less than 24 hours, Status is currently in development. Status is an open source mobile platform that serves as a gateway to decentralized apps (DApps) and services built on Ethereum. The base offering enables access to encrypted messages, smart contracts, digital currency, and more.

The early-stage startup is a passionate open-source project committed to the public blockchain. Status’ goal is to partner across the EEA membership roster to ensure the promise of Ethereum is tangible for billions of people. Playing a leading role in improving the user experience to interact with Ethereum, Status will cultivate relationships and leverage resources that drive the development of open-source standards for the public Ethereum blockchain.

Alongside leading global enterprises and startups in the EEA, Status will help to drive a clear roadmap, robust governance model, and useful Ethereum resources. As participation continues to grow, Status involvement in the EEA is an important strategic initiative that will support the decentralization movement and the shared vision of a world where blockchain-based technology is in the hands and smartphones of people around the world on a massive scale.

“Status is committed to decentralization and joining the EEA is a unique opportunity to help traditional enterprises that are often challenged by a deep legacy of investment in centralized systems,” said Carl Bennetts, Status Co-Founder. “We hope our combined efforts with all of the EEA organizations will quicken the pace of development and new tech adoption to make Ethereum accessible for all.”

The team recently announced a new COO from Google, development of Status Hardwallet for wireless transactions using NFC, and Status Open Bounty, a new open bounty fund. Pledging a commitment of $1M to aid open source projects, Status is already bringing together developers and organizations, demonstrating commitment to open source.

Learn more by reading the Status whitepaper or join the Riot channel to stay up to date about Status, Ethereum, and the EEA.

FINNEY by SIRIN LABS announces blockchain phone will come preloaded with Status

The partnership between Status and SIRIN LABS aims to speed the mass adoption of blockchain technology by offering the first holistic mobile experience.

December 2017Status, the first ever mobile Ethereum client built entirely on peer-to-peer technologies, is partnering with SIRIN LABS, the creator of the world’s most secure everyday blockchain phone, in order to bring the first complete blockchain mobile experience to the market next year. Status will come pre-installed in deep integration on FINNEY, the first open source, secure smartphone and all-in-one PC, that runs on a fee-less blockchain. This integration will allow the ability to use Finney and Status token in a seamless way.

Following the successful SNT token sale, raising more than $100M in ether in less than 24 hours, Status is currently in development. It is an open source mobile platform that serves as a gateway to decentralized apps (DApps) and services built on Ethereum. The base offering enables access to encrypted messages, smart contracts, digital currency, and more. Status will be pre-installed on FINNEY and the browser will provide access to a world of DApps. The integration of Status in the FINNEY family of devices offers a truly decentralized experience on the blockchain.

SIRIN LABS offering the only smartphone in the world that’s fully secure and safe enough to hold cryptographic coins, equipped with a cold storage crypto wallet. FINNEY devices will form an independent blockchain network, that is based on a distributed ledger that is scalable and lightweight, powered by IOTA’s Tangle technology. It will be free of centralized backbones or mining centers, and capable of providing fast, fee-less, and secure transactions.

”We have a commitment to the open source community to bring this technology to market,” said Carl Bennetts, Co-Founder of Status. “We will continue to partner with leaders in the space to drive the development of Ethereum-based innovation forward, and ensure it makes it to the smartphones of people around the world.”

“Our goal is to standardize blockchain technology while maintaining a simple and friendly user experience,” says Moshe Hogeg, Founder and CEO of SIRIN LABS. “Blockchain trade and cross platform experience is anything but seamless these days. Together with Status, and additional strategic partners, we will develop a secure open source OS to connect between tokens and allow those transitions to be completely seamless and feeless to the user, which will speed the mass adoption of the technology.”