Cardano ADA Now Supported on Ethos Universal Wallet

Cardano ADA Now Supported on Ethos Universal Wallet


We’ve listed Cardano ADA!

The token powering the first open-source blockchain project to be developed from a scientific philosophy. Easily and securely store, track, send and receive your Cardano ADA on the Ethos Universal Wallet.


Since launching in September of 2017, Cardano’s Token, ADA, has become one of the most popular crypto assets on the market, garnering wide-spread interest from the crypto community. Cardano is seen as a potential real-solution to building a scalable and decentralized blockchain platform.

The team behind Cardano’s development is known for having an academic background and taking a scientific approach to development. Their website states that Cardano is,“The first blockchain project to be developed from a scientific philosophy, and the only one to be designed and built by a global team of leading academics and engineers.”

Cardano is a fully open source crypto project that, through a research-first driven approach, is developing a smart contract platform which aims to deliver more advanced features than any existing blockchain protocol. Cardano wants to achieve a balance between the needs of users with those of regulators, and in doing so combine privacy with regulation.

Cardano has a major update on the near-horizon, as they prepare to release their Shelley testnet to a core group of developers, which will be the groundwork for releasing their protocol to public developers, initiating their blockchain revolution of sorts.

With the aim to deliver unique financial and blockchain-based services to people around the world, they plan to promote financial inclusion by providing access to fair financial services for people around the world.

Here are three organizations, separate in ownership and leadership, that are contributing to the development of Cardano ecosystem:

The Cardano Foundation – A non-profit and independent body based in Switzerland with core responsibilities to help oversee and supervise the development of Cardano and its ecosystem.

Input Output HK (IOHK) – IOHK, founded in 2015 by Charles Hoskinson and Jeremy Wood, IOHK is a technology company committed to using peer-to-peer innovations to provide financial services to the billions of people who currently don’t have them. They are an engineering company that builds cryptocurrencies and blockchains for academic institutions, government entities and corporations.

EMURGOEMURGO drives the adoption of Cardano and adds value to ADA holders by building, investing in, and advising projects or organizations that adopt Cardano’s decentralized blockchain ecosystem.

Cardano ADA – the #1 Most Request Coin for Universal Wallet

In conducting a variety of community polls and surveys, Cardano emerged the #1 winner of most-requested token for us to list time and time again. Cardano being both a relatively new and yet established project, we saw there was a need for more quality wallet solutions for the token, especially on mobile.

So it’s with a lot of excitement, and a ton of hard work from our developers and engineers, that Ethos is welcoming the Cardano community into ours, as we’ve now listed and support Cardano ADA on our Ethos Universal Wallet.

As we all look ahead towards a more equal and fair society being built before our eyes, we share in the mission to bring fair and empowering financial services to users across the World. We are thrilled to support ADA on our wallet, support the mission, and help pave the road to mass adoption.

As we move forward on the path of crypto asset adoption, we look forward to bringing communities together through the Universal Wallet, providing them with a safe and secure place to store, send, and receive their assets.

Big Thanks to our Community!

With every major update, we advance forward toward the new economy. We appreciate your insights and input as a community, as it helps inform our direction and future.

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Universal Wallet Update 1.9 Including Cardano ADA is Now Live

Universal Wallet Update 1.9 Now Live

Hello, Cardano ADA!


Download or update the Ethos Universal Wallet to the latest Version v1.9, to safely and simple store, track, send & receive Cardano ADA. Available on both iOS & Google play. Learn more about the latest update...

Cardano Now Supported on the Universal Wallet!

We are absolutely thrilled to welcome the Cardano Token and community to Ethos. In the last several months, we polled and surveyed our community on what token they most wanted to see next in the Universal Wallet – and Cardano won with resounding support on multiple occasions.

You voted, and we listened, making Cardano a top priority for us.  

But it was a perfect fit because at Ethos we value Cardano’s commitment to a scientific approach to blockchain, and wanted to contribute to the movement by providing a user-friendly wallet solution for the Cardano community.

Cardano can be added to users SmartWallets – where they can track the coin, view the live chart, as well as rate the token and leave comments. You can also transfer Cardano directly to your wallet and store it there for safekeeping, secured with your pin and/or biometric. If you need to send or receive Cardano ADA, you can do it in a snap by scanning a QR code address.

Wondering, What is Cardano?

Cardano is a decentralized public blockchain and cryptocurrency project and is fully open source. Cardano is developing a smart contract platform which seeks to deliver more advanced features than any protocol previously developed. It is the first blockchain platform to evolve out of a scientific philosophy and a research-first driven approach. The development team consists of a large global collective of expert engineers and researchers

A big shoutout to our lead engineer, Derek Barrera, who has been hard at work integrating Cardano into both Ethos Bedrock and the Universal Wallet.

Other New Additions in Update 1.9

Lock Screen Enhancements

With Update v1.9, we have implemented feedback from our users around the lock screen. Now, users will find that when they open their “open-apps” navigation on their device, the Universal Wallet screen will blur to provide enhanced privacy to users.

Additionally, prior to update 1.9, when a user took this action and returned to the Wallet they were prompted to unlock the Universal Wallet. With this update the user is able to return from viewing their open apps directly to their Universal Wallet with it staying unlocked and accessible.

ERC20 Tokens Added to the Wallet

With our latest update, we welcome 3 new ERC20 tokens into the Universal Wallet. Supported in both the SmartWallet and Watchfolio, users will be able to receive, send, store and learn about these tokens and exciting projects.

New ERC20 Tokens

Pantos: PAN – Pantos aims to bring influential blockchain projects closer together, improve communication between developers, researchers and users, and set innovative standards for decentralised cross-chain token transfers.

Parachute: PAR – A platform to send cryptocurrency to anyone, instantly. Creator of ParJar, the coolest tip bot on Telegram, which we actively use in Ethos to tip our community for quality contributions.

Omnitude: ECOM – Omnitude is a pioneering hybrid blockchain business. We are focused on bringing the benefits of this new disruptive technology to future facing enterprises that recognise its transformative role in bringing real‑world commercial advantage.

All tokens listed are currently live and fully-transactable!

“Trade with Voyager” Added to Left Side Navigation for iOS Users

If you’re on iPhone and in the U.S. (Android & Global coming soon..) then we’ve added a button to directly link you to the Voyager App. Once you install the app and fund your account, users can trade 20+ crypto assets direct with USD, using our SmartOrder Router & Crypto broker solution, which gives you direct near-instant order access to the liquidity of the global crypto market.

Voyager & Ethos have united forces as one organization – delivering complete end-to-end crypto and financial services to the people! Learn more about Voyager: https://www.investvoyager.com/

Quick Link to Wallet Settings

We also made customizing your SmartWallet easier. We’ve added a settings icon to the upper left corner of the SmartWallet, giving you a simple and intuitive way of accessing wallet settings directly within the wallet you are viewing.

In the settings, you can now more easily rename a wallet, hide individual coins in a wallet or hide the wallet altogether. Users can also manage their security settings with more ease, as we give you the ability to unlock your wallet with your password or pin, or your pin and biometric for an added layer of security.

Big Thanks to our Community!

With every major update, we advance forward toward the new economy. We appreciate your insights and input as a community, as it helps inform our direction and future.

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The future is bright!

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Ethos x Voyager Community AMA Transcript with Steve & Shingo

Ethos x Voyager Community AMA Transcript with Steve & Shingo


Over the course of the last several weeks, we collected all your most pressing questions about Ethos, Voyager and what's in store for our future. We received lots of great questions which were presented to Voyager CEO, Steve Ehrlich, and Ethos Founder & Voyager CIO, Shingo Lavine during a live AMA in our Telegram Community. This is the full transcript of the Community AMA.

Ethos x Voyager Community AMA Transcript

Q: When will Ethos/Voyager plan to go international, and which regions/countries first?

Steve: Great first question – we are actively working with banks and regulators to turn the combined company into a global company.  This will take some time but we are hopeful by the 4th quarter we can share where we will be.

Q: Now that Ethos has merged with Voyager, did this change what kind of customer you are aiming for? For example, the ones that are more interested in regular stocks, but like to use crypto trading to make gains instead of holding crypto for longer time period?

Steve: We believe crypto serves multiple purposes and hits multiple segments. There are traders and hodlers and the combined companies can serve both types of customers. We don’t see a reason why we would exclude anyone trying to use our products.

Q: In the Ethos app, we can buy/sell different coins, but we can’t purchase Ethos. Now, since Ethos and Voyager are working as a single company, how soon can we expect the functionality to purchase Ethos Tokens from Voyager app? Also, will there be Ethos/BTC or Ethos/stable coin pair in the future?

Steve: Love the question – Voyager is working on a super advanced router that will be launched by early summer. Once this router is done we will be able to add Ethos and other coins to the platform. We are huge believers in the coin and the community and value and want to make it easier for customers to acquire the coin. At this point we haven’t decided on the pair although to a USD stablecoin is likely.

Q: Do we have any other bedrock customers in the pipeline? Will the Ethos token still be used to power it?

Steve: I am sure everyone saw the Ledger announcement today. That’s the beginning of developing upon Bedrock and moving the ball forward using Bedrock as a core competency for the Voyager/Ethos offering. We are really excited by today’s announcement and think this is just the tip of the iceberg.

Q: Will there ever be a desktop version of the Ethos and Voyager systems?

Steve: A desktop version is being contemplated but as of now we feel a majority of crypto hodlers and traders want to use their mobile app. If there is significant demand for a desktop version we can look at that. I would suggest people complete our latest survey to let us know what they want.

Q: Will there ever be an opportunity for individuals to run Bedrock nodes, which would be able to answer API calls, and collect a portion of the Ethos fee as a reward? This could drive huge demand for the token and increase the scalability, decentralization, and reliability of Bedrock.

Shingo: This is something that has been contemplated and thought about quite a bit internally. There are a number of things we would have to engineer for this though… How do you ensure that nodes are operating truthfully? What happens when someone running a node is being malicious? A service like Bedrock that spans across multiple blockchains can’t rely on any of the underlying networks in order to run…

What you’d need to build is a second layer decentralized network that was able to bridge the underlying networks in a trustless way while at the same time building some sort of governance system to ensure that nodes operated truthfully. This is not a simple task by any means and doing it properly would take a lot of resources.

That being said, we see a ton of benefits for it including…

  1. High token velocity and utility
  2. Scalability if implemented right
  3. Decentralization of an important service that many other providers could be relying on in the future

This will be on our radar as we look towards the future and think about how we want to build the Bedrock business. Right now Bedrock is being used to kickstart a lot of these institutional relationships and is giving the business a competitive edge that will be shared with users in a better user experience. I see Bedrock and opportunities like these as the next phase of the business after we grow out of this one

Q: What do you see as the biggest hurdle for getting more investors interested in increasing their exposure to crypto assets?

Steve: We think seeing major players start to enter the space (ie Fidelity Custody) will start to drive more and more interest. The increased price of BTC and subsequent news coverage (60 minutes) has also been helpful. The Voyager app over the last few weeks has also seen a huge uptick of customers as well. We also believe products like Ethos and Voyager which make crypto trading and holding easy help drive adoption.

Q: Is it possible to brainstorm to involve the existing community as part of the marketing push (ie hashtag competition #ourEthos) to explain the meaning/vision of our awesome product?

Amateo: I’ll chime in on that one – and the answer to that is absolutely. We used our last round of surveys to get a lot of community feedback which directly informed some of our tech, features and coin listings – I’ll work with the community to keep them engaged in the campaigns moving forward.

What incentive do Voyager shareholders have to support the token? How does it work to their advantage? As shareholders, they have rights whereas token holders do not. What is to stop them from pressuring the company to remove the token from the ecosystem if they decide it’s a liability?

Steve: The Voyager Board strongly believes in the token. The Board is comprised of the largest stakeholders of Voyager. As noted earlier, the token is a very powerful tool for Voyager/Ethos to help drive engagement, rewards, utility and community. It’s not something we take lightly.

Is it possible for Voyager/Ethos to expedite some of the planned work by hiring more developers/engineers? It seems like the team has a great plan and is executing on that plan, but perhaps there may be some bottlenecks causing avoidable delays. I wonder if some extra sets of hands could help things move along a little quicker?

Steve: As with every development project there is a point of declining returns on adding staff. We are creating products that require a tremendous amount of thought and detail. We believe we have the perfect balance right now to build the best products and bring the best value to the community, shareholders and customers. Many of the things we are building have never been done before and we have the best team to make these things happen.

Q: What can we expect about token utility beside cashback? Will there be utility for all holders (non-traders)?

Steve: We are looking at a lot of different items for token utility and we can say for certain that it won’t be limited to just cashback. A trading app combined with a self-custody experience has never been done before and there are tremendous opportunities for token utility within that. Gas fees, Margin trading, lending, P2P transactions – there is so much that we can open up with the combination and we are excited about a future that combines the best of Ethos and Voyager.

Q: Is there any competitive advantage – this I refer to strictly as something Ethos/Voyager can do that potential rivals can’t – that you have developed or are developing, and how are you going to sustain that advantage over time so that you create high barriers to entry and can maintain economic profits in the long run?

Steve: Love this question. Might be my favorite. As we bring the companies together we are examining how we bring the products together to deliver the very first trading app with self custody storage. The token is integral in this as we make the transfer seamless for customers. When you couple multiple custody options with our best execution capabilities you have something no one is doing. Our router is so advanced we can find the best execution/best available price across the exchanges we connect to and again no one has done this.

Ethos/Voyager is a CRYPTO Broker. The other guys are everything but.

Q: Will the Ethos wallet accept ST-20 tokens?

Shingo: ST-20 potentially although I think the question is really around security tokens in general since there hasn’t really been a standard that has emerged that has trumped all others. For security tokens – for me the bigger question is the strategic importance of security tokens rather than the technical difficulty of integrating them. How many big security tokens have launched over the last 12 months that have universal recognition and success? I can’t even name 3 security tokens that have launched over the last 12 months let alone any that have had success. We are in the early, early days of security tokens and being able to store them on the Universal Wallet has minimal additional utility

However, if we see in the near future a boom in security tokens, we will absolutely look at integrating and trading them

Steve: We have had meetings with quite a few STO Exchanges – they all want us to connect. Unfortunately there isn’t any volume yet. What most people don’t know is that we own a Registered Broker Dealer which allows us to offer STOs and other securities whenever we deem the timing is right.

Q: Are there any plans to add Neo and Nep5 tokens to the wallet?

Shingo: For NEO/NEP-5 and really all other coins, our biggest fear is investing months of development time/effort just for nobody to use it or for the coin to diminish in popularity making our development investment all for naught. I’m not saying NEO isn’t worth the investment, but that is our thought process for when we integrate tokens.

NEO/NEP-5 integrating will depend on a number of factors including the number of customers that end up trading NEO and NEP-5 tokens on the platform. I’ve looked into the technical path and anticipate it will be about as long if not longer than ADA integration. It is on the higher end of coins that we want to integrate by priority.

Q: Coinbase has released a debit card, Ethos said they would – does Ethos or Voyager still plan to have a debit card linked to your Voyager account?

Steve: We think at some point debit cards will be part of the Voyager/Ethos ecosystem. As we build out the global FIAT gateway we will likely add that functionality at some point in the future.

Q: Ethos/Voyager plans to be an institutional custodial solution, but aren’t institutions more likely to put their funds in larger or more trusted solutions such as Fidelity? What advantages does Ethos have over them?

Steve: One word – partnerships – we have had numerous discussions with various custodial partners about using Bedrock.

Q: With so many other multi-cryptocurrency wallets coming out, it seems this will be the normal standard people expect. What will keep Ethos ahead of their competitors?

Steve: Its the seamless integration into trading

Q: How far down the road do you see widespread institutional adoption happening?

Steve: Starting to happen but most likely still a few years away as the US awaits a clearer regulatory framework.

Q: When can we expect Payroc crypto payments to launch?

Steve: Payroc is still on the development roadmap – we have no timing yet on release.

Q: Apart from what’s already on the DevDash, what other chains will be added to the UW and how long would that work take?  The greatest potential will be unlocked when Voyager’s and Ethos Bedrock’s chain support are in line with one another. How soon do you expect the chain support of the two platforms to match?

Shingo: This is a good question because it highlights something unique about Voyager and Ethos put together.

A coin has four states within the ecosystem:

  • Transactable
  • Depositable
  • Withdrawable
  • Tradeable

And we won’t be limited on a coin only being some or one of those states. I’m not sure that it will ever “perfectly line up” because we may want to test customer interest by turning on trading before deposits or transactions before trading etc. In terms of future chain integrations, I’ll defer to my previous answer – we have to look at customer demand. If there is a demand for something we’ll integrate it, but we don’t want to waste our precious resources integrating chains that aren’t in demand by the community.

Q: Will Ethos tokens be rebranded to Voyager in future? However, if the team feels that rebranding is not the right decision, I would like to know what is the reasoning behind that as well.

Steve: That is one item we are discussing internally as there are pros and cons to each approach. It is not a decision we take lightly and will gather feedback from multiple constituents before we make any final decision

Q: Do you still plan to introduce domain names in the next year or two?

Shingo: It’s something that is being discussed internally and once we have a roadmap for it we will be able to share more

Big Thank You to the Community!

Thank you for all your contributions towards the AMA. We’ll be doing more in the near future. If you have any additional questions, feel free to drop by our Telegram channel.

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Ledger Providing Foundation for Voyager Liquidity Network Powered by Bedrock

Ledger Providing Foundation for Voyager Liquidity Network Powered by Bedrock


The inside scoop on our breaking news about a business relationship with Ledger, one of the most successful leaders in crypto hardware solutions, to work together to provide an extremely secure custody solution for Voyager's brokerage service, powered by Ethos Bedrock

We’ve just announced a major new business relationship with Ledger, one of the most successful leaders in crypto hardware solutions. Under this relationship, the companies will work together to provide an extremely secure source for customer’s crypto assets stored with Voyager’s brokerage service.

Ethos and Voyager believe that there will be customers that want both a hosted custody solution – meaning funds are held by the company on the customer’s behalf – and a self-custody solution – meaning only the customer holds the keys for the funds and can initiate transactions.

We believe that both needs are important to properly fulfill. This also gives customers the ability to seamlessly access their funds at all times. Customers with funds held in custody can have peace of mind knowing that one of the most secure and reputable brands in the crypto space’s hardware security technology is being used to secure their funds on Voyager.

Very few organizations in the crypto space are attempting to build a comprehensive liquidity network spanning multiple global exchanges like Voyager. Improving the execution experience in the crypto space is a difficult task given how fragmented and disjointed individual crypto exchanges are from one another.

The Voyager router solves this problem by finding best execution by searching all available global exchanges when orders come in.  This router, combined with the Ledger Vault and Ethos Bedrock technology, Voyager has secured all the technical components in order to power end-to-end crypto services for this global liquidity network.

Work is already underway on the first step, which is to integrate Bedrock and Ledger Vault together.  The first application will be to make it easy for customers to safely and securely deposit crypto assets into their Voyager brokerage account for trading.  This can be from their Ethos Universal Wallet, existing ledger hardware such as the Nano S, or any other crypto currency wallet that can transfer crypto assets.  Each customer will receive a dedicated address that will let them deposit funds right into the super-secure ledger hardware vault.

If Ethos Bedrock is building the bridges and Voyager is routing the traffic over those bridges, Ledger is the bridge foundation, providing security and peace of mind to all of the commuters (funds) that are crossing. With funds constantly being routed between different venues and liquidity providers, Ledger provides unparalleled security and flexibility to enable Voyager’s Hardware Secured Blockchain Treasury system. This solution is cross-chain, cross-platform and cross-exchanges and is immensely secure, building on years of Ledgers experience and technology. This solution will be optimized to power both Voyager’s retail trading business and institutional crypto offerings.

Bedrock will be providing the piping that connects all of these distributed systems together by forwarding funds, automating treasury management, tracking customer deposits and eventually enabling seamless connectivity between user’s Ledger-secured custody funds and their personal key secured self-custody funds. Bedrock has robust technology for these services that was battle-tested in the Ethos Universal Wallet, including address tracking, system alerts and paging, and keeping the treasury management team up to date on customer balances and obligations.

Much of the magic behind Voyager’s fiat gateway is treasury management. Whenever a customer places an order, Voyager’s Smart Order Router finds the best way to execute the order across multiple exchanges taking into account price, liquidity and fees. This comes with the expectation that customer funds are always held securely while orders are being executed which is why it is important that the company invests in security to protect against potential vulnerabilities on exchanges  This preemptive security mindset is core to the philosophy of how the company will build trust with consumers as the liquidity network and fiat gateway grow.

Voyager’s Hardware Secured Blockchain Treasury System is the first of its kind built upon the technology of Bedrock and Ledger Vault. This approach will give the company a unique competitive edge which will be felt by consumers through a seamless crypto trading experience.

If you have more questions, feel free to join us in telegram at t.me/ethos_io or t.me/investvoyager to discuss the ledger partnership in more detail.

Until Next Time,

Shingo Lavine

Founder, Ethos.io

Chief Innovation Officer, Voyager Digital

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Bomb Token is Live & the Fuse is Lit on Ethos Universal Wallet

Bomb Token is Live & the Fuse is Lit on Ethos Universal Wallet


Ethos is proud to support BOMB token as their Official Wallet. BOMB has laid the groundwork for a social experiment and financial case study to measure the feasibility of a deflationary currency.

First hitting the blockchain in 2019, BOMB is blasting a path of its own. BOMB is a social experiment and financial case study to measure the feasibility of a deflationary currency.

How does it work? The rules are simple.

  1. There were originally 1,000,000 BOMB in existence
  2. Each time a BOMB is transferred, 1% of the transaction is destroyed
  3. There will never be newly minted BOMB tokens.

The intention is not for the token to be used as a transactional currency, but rather a consistent and decentralized store of value. Through a system of immutable smart contracts and continuous hyperdeflation, BOMB is the world’s first self-destructing currency.

In a modern economy plagued by the shadow of hyper-inflation, it’s experiments like these which give us the opportunity to discover value in assets which inherently become rarer overtime. Thus, giving us insight to the economic mechanics of deflation, growth and social virality in a global market.

Despite over $13,000,000,000 in public capital allocated to the decentralized world in the first half of 2018 alone, over 1000 projects are now dead. While there are many reasons for this decline, we believe the Token Velocity Problem to sit at the forefront. In short, Token Velocity is the speed at which tokens circulate their native platforms and ecosystems. If this velocity is too high and speculation is held constant, assets will struggle to conserve long-term appreciation.

BOMB has a vision of becoming the deflationary currency of the decentralized world. Will BOMB Token’s mission change the way projects issue tokens in the future? We will see. Game on.

Ethos Universal Wallet is the Official Wallet of Bomb Token

A big thank you to the Bomb Token Team and community for choosing Ethos as their Official Wallet of Choice. Bomb Tokens can now be easily stored, track, sent and received, while ensuring that with each transaction made through the Universal Wallet, the deflationary algorithm stays in tact, reducing supply overtime.

Welcome to the Bomb Token Community!

As we move forward on the path of crypto asset adoption, we look forward to bringing communities together through the Universal Wallet, providing them with a safe and secure place to store, send and receive their assets.

To start storing, sending and receiving your Bomb, get the wallet and start transacting today!

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Join the conversation on Telegram! https://t.me/ethos_io

Big Thanks to our Community

With every major update, we advance forward toward the new economy. Let us know what features you would like to see us add by emailing us at [email protected]

The future is bright!


25+ New Coins Now Available on Universal Wallet

25+ New Coins Now Available on Universal Wallet


With our latest Update 1.8, we've added over 25+ new coin listings, including Quant, Holochain, Blockport & more. Read the details on the new ERC20 assets...

The New ERC20 Crypto Assets

Coordinating and listing 25+ tokens in a single update is no easy task, however, we are very grateful for the communication and support of these projects to provide us everything we needed to get the job done.

We are excited to support the communities who support these various assets, all of which are ERC20 tokens on the Ethereum Blockchain. We look forward to continuing to support those who are helping move Ethereum forward and expanding the network.

A big shout out to our product council for testing v1.8 and always providing critical feedback that has helped shape the Universal Wallet into what it is today, and where it will be tomorrow.

The List of New ERC20 Tokens Includes:

Welcoming New Tokens & Communities to Universal Wallet!

Ethos Universal Wallet App-Update 1.8 has been officially released and we sent out a push notification to all users to update their wallet in the app-store. Make sure you updated yours to unlock and access the new assets!

We are thrilled to be a safe and simple way for these communities and token holders, to store, track, send and receive these tokens. We encourage everyone to view the profiles of the new tokens to learn more about cutting edge projects in the blockchain sector, and invite you to rate these tokens and share your thoughts.


Universal Wallet Update 1.8 is Now Live & 25+ New Coins!

Universal Wallet Update 1.8 is Now Live

Welcoming 25+ New ERC20 Tokens


On the heels of update 1.7, that brought a major performance update to the Universal Wallet, we are releasing our latest Update 1.8. In this article, we highlight the major features, 25+ new ERC20 tokens and changes contained in this update, as well as give you an exciting sneak peek on what’s next.

Improved Navigation Menu & User Flow

With Update v1.8, we have revamped the left side navigation menu to make it easier for users to buy, swap or send crypto. This brings a more intuitive experience to access some of our most popular features in less steps, and with greater ease.

25+ New ERC20 Tokens Added to the Wallet

With our latest update, we welcome 25+ new ERC20 tokens into the Universal Wallet. Supported in both the SmartWallet and Watchfolio, users will be able to receive, send, store and learn about these tokens and exciting projects.

The full list of New ERC20 Tokens Includes:

We will be publishing an official article on the new tokens in the Universal Wallet, as well as making announcements with each respective community and project. All tokens listed are currently live and fully-transactable. 

In addition to the new tokens that are now supported in the Universal Wallet, we have added WatchFolio support for Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV), so you can track and add it to your portfolio.

We have also updated Substratum to support the token swap. The dev team is currently working on a permanent solution to support token swaps and contract updates seamlessly in the future, as we always build technology with replicable use cases when possible.

Support for Emerging Tokens

Additionally, 1.8 brings with it the ability for the Universal Wallet to support emerging tokens. We categorize emerging tokens as those which are new to crypto and in the process of building their infrastructure.

Emerging tokens are also tokens which are not actively listed on larger and/or more popular exchanges or market data aggregators, such as CryptoCompare or CoinMarketCap. This opens the possibility for Ethos to support assets that we previously could not, expanding our Crypto Universe.

What’s Next on the Horizon?

In Update 1.9, Cardano ADA will be officially live in the Universal Wallet. We are excited to be one of the first mobile wallet solutions to support Cardano, as we are very excited about the future of this project and to support the Cardano community.

Big Thanks to our Community!

With every major update, we advance forward toward the new economy. Let us know what features you would like to see us add by emailing us at [email protected].

The future is bright!


Ethos x Voyager Uniting Forces Official FAQ

Ethos x Voyager Uniting Forces Official FAQ


We’ve announced our planned deal with Voyager, with whom we will work to build  the premier end-to-end crypto broker and blockchain financial services platform. Here is a thorough FAQ to answer the community’s questions and shed light on the details of this exciting milestone.

This is a groundbreaking event, not just for Ethos and Voyager but also for the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry in general as it will create the world’s first publicly traded crypto broker and wallet service. As a combined company, we will have unparalleled blockchain, trading and financial expertise under one roof.

Our combined efforts and resources will help us better develop our tech, bridge our respective brands and applications and fuel the path of crypto mass adoption as we blaze trails toward building the New Economy.

And in the process, we have considered your most pressing questions, so here are the answers you may be seeking.

Ethos x Voyager Uniting Forces Official FAQ

What will happen with the Ethos Universal Wallet?

Ethos Universal Wallet development will continue with new updates, features and integrations. Both parties are excited about the future of the wallet in this new structure.

Will the Ethos.io Brand & Community still exist?

Yes, the Ethos.io brand and token will remain independent from the Voyager brand for the foreseeable future, and maintain the Ethos name and both brands will exist in parallel including our website, social channels and community. We want to make sure that both brands reflect the strategic relationship between the two parties and will continue to evaluate this over time.

What are the plans for the Ethos Token & Utility?

The Ethos Token will be used to provide users with access to utility within the entire platform and all products. Voyager stands behind the Ethos Token and is committed to building utility and loyalty within its growing user base, including integrating Ethos token utility in the Voyager App.  

We have exciting plans in development for the future of the Ethos Token, now strengthened and accelerated by this arrangement. This starts with Ethos Status in the Universal Wallet and cashback on trades based on token holdings, but we see additional utility opportunities in margin trading, collateral, withdrawal limits and payments. Token utility will become a key priority for the joint organization. For avoidance of doubt, stipulations of the contract terms make token utility a focus of the joint effort development pipeline.

How is the deal structured to bring value to the Ethos Token & Community?

The scope of the deal is complex, as it’s a dynamic value exchange of Voyager Shares, Ethos Tokens, IP & our unique team of talent. Both stock and tokens are subjected to lockup and vesting, ensuring that we support one another build our tech and bring value to our shareholders and token holders, respectively, in order to release the value exchanged. Voyager has a vested interest to bring value, utility and functionality to the Token.

How will the Ethos Universal Wallet work in conjunction with Voyager’s Trading App?

Both apps will exist independently, in addition to the technological growth on both applications with their own dedicated developer teams. Ethos will be working to enhance the wallet functionality of Voyager’s trading app, and integrate a variety of Voyager’s functionality into the Ethos App.

What will happen with Ethos Bedrock?

Ethos Bedrock will be used to create the first wave of blockchain financial and institutional services, and continue to be developed, improved and upgraded with the goal of creating the world’s best crypto brokerage solution.

With the new arrangement what are Ethos’s plans for 2019?

As previously mentioned, Ethos will continue to develop the Universal Wallet, but will also turn its attention towards a new institutional integration of Bedrock within Voyager’s global trade router and best execution platform. Ethos is excited to integrate this technology into Voyager’s retail and institutional offerings and power a next-generation brokerage service.

Will Ethos continue supporting new Tokens in the Universal Wallet?

Ethos will continue to support new tokens in the wallet starting with new ERC20s and Cardano.

Does this mean that Ethos is also Publicly Listed on the TSX Exchange?

Yes, the intellectual property assets of Ethos will fall under the Voyager entity, making Ethos the first publicly traded crypto wallet service and ecosystem to be publicly listed and traded. To be a shareholder in Voyager’s growing ecosystem, you can own Voyager stock under the ticker VYGR which are traded on the TSX.

How will Ethos x Voyager Work together?

The Ethos and Voyager teams will be working very closely to build what will become the premier destination for best-execution in crypto, from trading platform to leading multi-cryptocurrency wallet and commission-free Fiat Gateway.

Will Voyager work with institutions?

Yes, Voyager and Ethos will have both retail (consumer) and institutional (brokerage, trading) services, offering best price execution everywhere in the financial ecosystem, as a premiere crypto broker. Institutional offerings an essential part of our business and development plan.

What are the plans to build the Fiat Gateway?

Working together, Ethos and Voyager will be able to accelerate a commission-free best-execution fiat gateway that offers all of the most popular crypto assets as trading pairs against fiat currency.

Will Ethos integrate the Voyager Trade Router into the Universal Wallet?

We aim to integrate crypto brokerage services into the Universal Wallet and Bedrock. We are in the development phases and have not publicly released a timeline – stay tuned.

How will Ethos x Voyager work together to build a Custody Solution?

We plan to integrate leading custodial services with Bedrock to offer multiple ways to safekeep digital assets for both retail and institutional customers.

How do the Ethos and Voyager teams get along?

Incredibly well. The cultures of the two organizations are quite similar (often a problem with early stage mergers), and both companies have similar tools and development processes.  Most importantly, Shingo and Steve Ehrlich share similar visions for the future of crypto, and how Voyager and Ethos can be major players in the ecosystem.

What is the ultimate vision of this newly formed organization?

Ethos has been steadfast in its vision and commitment towards building a financial ecosystem that is open, safe and fair for everyone. This started with building better tools that are more accessible to the everyday user and will continue with Voyager. Voyager’s “ethos” resonated with the mission of building this more accessible and fair financial ecosystem, both organizations felt that the sum would be greater than the parts.

Ethos and Voyager remain committed towards the philosophy of Ethos and the promise of blockchain technology. Ethos was founded upon the vision of creating a financial system that worked for everyone — an idea that deeply resonates with the Voyager mission and team. This will not be lost as we believe that the blockchain revolution has the potential to be a force for positive change at scale. This movement towards a future that includes everyone will only continue.

Will Voyager work to help onboard more enterprise customers onto Bedrock?

Voyager plans to build a robust institutional platform that will service enterprise customers looking for a broad variety of trading and blockchain services. Ethos Bedrock will be integrated directly into these offerings.

Why does the Voyager App not currently support the Ethos Token?

We are actively working to get Ethos supported on the Voyager app in the way that directly fits within Voyager’s best-execution model. This is of high importance to us, and we know it matters a lot to the community and is in development.

Will Voyager/Ethos be hosting an Community Q&A in the near future?  

Yes, we will be hosting a community Q&A with Voyager CEO, Steve Ehrlich, and Chief Innovation Officer, Shingo Lavine, to answer all of your burning questions and share more about the vision for the newly formed organization. Dates TBA.

Where can I learn more about Voyager?

The future is for everyone!


Voyager & Ethos Merge to Create a Commission-Free Crypto Broker and Institutional Blockchain Platform

Voyager & Ethos Merge to Create a Commission-Free Crypto Broker and Institutional Blockchain Platform


It's official, we've announced our planned merger with Voyager (Voyager Digital Ltd. Holdings Inc.), a leading crypto asset broker and best-execution crypto trading app. 

Hello Ethos Community,

Today, we announced our planned merger with Voyager, a leading crypto asset broker and best-execution crypto trading app.

Together, we will unite to bring to the market a truly integrated crypto solution to spearhead the future of finance. Here are the details of this groundbreaking event, as well as its promising implications for the Ethos platform and token holders.

Our two companies began their partnership in the fall of 2018, with the intention to bring crypto-to-fiat best execution trading and purchases to Ethos wallet users. Both teams agreed that to ignite the mission further and faster it was in our best interest, and the best interest of our token holders and shareholders, to bring the companies together.

The scope of the deal is complex, as it’s a dynamic value exchange of Voyager Shares, Ethos Tokens, IP & our unique team of talent. Both stock and tokens are subjected to lockup and vesting, ensuring that we support one another build our tech and bring value to our shareholders and token holders, respectively, in order to release the value exchanged.

By combining Voyager’s state-of-the-art crypto trading technology with Ethos’ robust self-custody solution for storing, sending, and receiving assets, we bring to the market a truly all-in-one crypto solution.

We will also be able to accelerate the development of a commission-free, best-execution fiat gateway that offers all of the most popular crypto assets as trading pairs against fiat currency within the Ethos Universal Wallet.

The Ethos & Voyager companies will be rolled up in a single entity, yet both brands will continue to grow independently. The development of the Ethos Universal Wallet and ecosystem will continue with regular updates, feature enhancements and new coin integrations. Both Voyager and Ethos are excited about the future of the wallet under the new structure, and will ensure that it continues to be a leading crypto wallet app.

The Ethos Token will be used to provide users with access to utility and functionality within the shared-platform. Starting with Ethos Status in the Universal Wallet and joint cashback rewards, the new organization will continue to release enhanced functionality for the Ethos Token moving forward.

Ethos & Voyager have put together a significant development plan dedicated to bring value to both Ethos Token Holders and Voyager Shareholders alike.

This landmark moment will also entail that Ethos will join in becoming the world’s first publicly traded crypto broker and wallet service, as Voyager was just recently listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX.V: VYGER).

Shingo Lavine will now be assuming the role of Chief Innovation Officer at Voyager and joining its Board.

“Operating under one unified banner allows us to expand upon our future enhancements for our combined clients globally, and we have put in motion a significant strategy to bring value to both Voyager shareholders and Ethos token holders. We are excited to be part of the innovative Voyager platform and continue enhancing the firm’s offerings through our blockchain technology prowess.”  – Voyager Chief Innovation Officer, Shingo Lavine

Our venture will enhance the self-custody and wallet solution for Voyager’s retail and institutional platform, utilizing the Ethos Universal Wallet & Bedrock. Ethos Bedrock will be used to develop blockchain financial services, in combination with Voyager’s institutional offering, to serve a wide-variety of institutional clients. Integrated together, we will be able to deliver a next-generation brokerage service.

Ethos has been steadfast in its vision and commitment towards building a financial ecosystem that is open, safe and fair for everyone. This started with building better tools that are more accessible to the everyday user, and will continue with Voyager’s mission of making crypto trading tools safe, simple and available for a mass audience.

Voyager’s “ethos” resonated with our mission of building a more accessible and fair financial ecosystem, and we believe this is a dream-team empowering us to accelerate our shared mission. We believe that blockchain technology is a tremendous force for positive change at scale and that the collaboration between both organizations will enable a new generation of blockchain financial products.

The Future is Bright

In the near future, we will be hosting a community Q&A with Voyager CEO, Steve Ehrlich, and Chief Innovation Officer, Shingo Lavine, to answer all of your burning questions and share more about the vision for the newly formed organization.

Together we will blaze trails toward building the New Economy.

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Universal Wallet v1.7 - Now 10x Faster with our High Performance Updates

Universal Wallet v1.7 - Now 10x Faster with our High Performance Updates


We have just released our latest update for the Universal Wallet, release v1.7, focused primarily on radically enhancing the performance of the wallet. In this article, we highlight the vastly improved performance and the new features contained within this update.

We highly encourage all users to visit your app store to update your app to the latest version. If you don’t have the app, get the wallet now.


Major High-Performance Boost – Load Times up to 600% Faster

Now, users can quickly swipe through their wallets, view their transaction history page and fly through the coin library with less lag and a smoother experience than ever before.

In comparison testing, update v1.7 shows a 60% reduction in time to load and scroll through the Send/Receive pages and users can now send a transaction from wallet to wallet in less than half the time of previous versions of the wallet.

Additionally, we have clocked a 93% reduction in load time for the transaction history page – a whopping 16x increase in speed! This chart documents some of the other performance improvements.

Performance enhancements and updates won’t stop with Update 1.7 – as an entirely additional round of performance updates will be deployed with the next  coming soon Update 1.8. We are committed to speed, reliability and stability – in addition to security, trust and diversity of assets.

Push Notifications

In this update, we are launching our first iteration of push notifications. This new feature will allow us to update Universal Wallet users with the latest announcements from Ethos!

This will give our users the first to know about company announcements, app updates and major breaking news. In future updates, we plan to expand the capabilities of push notifications to allow for price alerts, transaction status updates and more.

Whether it’s a new feature, a message from Shingo or a new coin now in the wallet, we will keep you informed at the push of a button – so look out for push notifications from Ethos!

Hide Graphs in your SmartWallet & Watchfolio

You asked, we listened. With this update, users can now opt to hide graphs on their SmartWallet and Watchfolio, providing Universal Wallet users with a way to customize their experience in the app.

Big Thanks to our Community!

With every major update, we advance forward toward the new economy. Let us know what features you would like to see us add by emailing us at [email protected].

The future is bright!