Bitcoin is about financial sovereignty and having direct control of your keys because, as people say, not your keys, not your bitcoins. Nonetheless, there are cases like institutional investors, high-net-worth individuals, lack of proper technical skills, etc. where a custodial solution might be convenient or even prescribed.
CheckSig implements an open transparent multi-party custody protocol that:
The guiding principles defining this protocol are:
Digital Gold Institute executive director, Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology adjunct professor at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Crypto Asset Lab scientific director, Hayek Money promoter. Formerly: Head of Blockchain & Virtual Currencies at Intesa Sanpaolo, Scaling Bitcoin Planning Committee member.
Digital Gold Institute technical officer, cofounder and director of Reposit Limited, providing consulting services in the domain of quantitative finance. QuanLibXL project founder. Formerly: 12 years at J.P. Morgan Chase, first in IT management and later as technical lead for front-office pricing spreadsheets.
Digital Gold Institute operating officer, Crypto Asset Lab faculty member, Interest Rate Derivatives assistant lecturer at the University of Milano-Bicocca. Formerly: Quantitative Finance consultant in Deloitte for 5 years, Master's degree in Mathematical Engineering at Politecnico di Milano.