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HashKey Group Announces HashKey Chain

HashKey Group is set to expand its Web3 Ecosystem with the launch of HashKey Chain, a ZK-proof based Ethereum Layer-2 platform, leveraging its token HSK for ecosystem incentives.


  • Apr 09, 2024 09:14
HashKey Group Announces HashKey Chain

HashKey Group, a prominent player in Asia's digital asset financial services sector, has unveiled its latest venture in the burgeoning Web3 landscape – the HashKey Chain, according to press release shared with Blockchain.News. This Ethereum Layer-2 network was announced at the 2024 Hong Kong Web3 Festival, marking a significant expansion of HashKey's Web3 Ecosystem.

HashKey Chain: Bridging the Gap in Ethereum's Scalability

The HashKey Chain is engineered with Zero-Knowledge proof (ZK-proof) technology at its core, offering an efficient and cost-effective means for executing smart contracts and deploying applications. This technology is pivotal in addressing the well-known scalability issues associated with the Ethereum network, a challenge that has spurred the development of various Layer-2 solutions in recent years.

The innovation does not stop at scalability. HashKey Chain is poised to be an ecosystem-oriented platform, providing an array of services including trading, investment, and application hosting. With the integration of the Group's native token, HSK, HashKey Chain aims to incentivize participation and contribution within its ecosystem, rewarding developers, users, and stakeholders.

Fostering a Developer-Centric Environment

HashKey recognizes the importance of a developer-friendly ecosystem. By equipping creators with a robust set of tools and an intuitive blockchain browser, HashKey Chain significantly lowers the barriers to entry for blockchain development. In doing so, the Group seeks to cultivate a vibrant community that champions innovation and collective growth.

To bolster this initiative, HashKey Chain will partner with various incubators, venture capitals, and think tanks, such as Future3 Campus, ThreeDAO, and HashKey Capital. These partnerships will facilitate a nurturing environment for technical development, product strategy, and resource integration, further enriched by events like hackathons that aim to drive community engagement and innovation.

Security and Incentivization at the Forefront

Security is a non-negotiable aspect of the HashKey Chain, with the Group adhering strictly to its high security standards. Code audits by reputable third-party entities and community-driven security testing are measures that HashKey will implement to ensure a secure and reliable environment for developers and users alike.

In addition to the technical and security provisions, HashKey Chain's use of the HSK token as an incentive mechanism reflects a strategic move to foster loyalty and active participation within the ecosystem. This approach is reflective of the broader industry trend where blockchain platforms leverage native tokens to drive ecosystem growth and value.

HashKey Cloud: The Engine behind HashKey Chain

Integral to the deployment of HashKey Chain is HashKey Cloud, a key component of the HashKey Group's infrastructure offerings. As a provider of node validation services since 2018, HashKey Cloud's experience spans over 80 mainstream public chains, positioning it as a seasoned player in the Web3 infrastructure space.

With the HashKey Chain testnet set to go live in the coming six months and the mainnet within a year, the Group's roadmap delineates a clear trajectory towards establishing a comprehensive and interconnected Web3 ecosystem.

About HashKey Group

Established in 2018, HashKey Group has emerged as a leader in the digital asset financial services arena in Asia. The Group's commitment to compliance and innovation is evident in its diverse portfolio of businesses, which include HashKey Exchange, HashKey Capital, HashKey Cloud, HashKey Tokenisation, and HashKey NFT, among others. Operating from its headquarters in Hong Kong, and with offices in Singapore and Tokyo, HashKey Group is at the forefront of shaping the digital asset and Web3 landscape, offering a suite of services to a broad spectrum of clients from retail investors to institutional entities.

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