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Myki (password manager)

Myki
Myki password logo.png
Developer(s) Myki Inc.
Initial release 2016 (2016)
Stable release
1.0.26 (iOS) / 4 April 2018; 5 months ago (2018-04-04)
Operating system Windows, macOS, Android, iOS
Size 18 MB (Android)
89.1 Megabyte (iOS)
Available in English, French, Spanish, German, Arabic, and Japanese.
Type Password manager & Authenticator
License Proprietary software
Website myki.com

Myki is a password manager and authenticator developed by Myki Inc. Myki is available on iOS and Android and is available as browser extensions on Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera and MS Edge. Rumored to have a desktop app for WIndows and MacOS coming out by the end of summer 2018.

History

Myki Inc was founded in 2014 by Antoine Vincent Jebara and Priscilla Elora Sharuk.[1][2][3][4] Myki launched its product in private beta in September 2016.[5][6]

In 2016 Myki was the first MENA-based company selected to compete in TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield in San Francisco.[7]

In January 2017, Myki raised 1.2 million USD from BECO Capital (Dubai) Leap Ventures (Beirut) and B&Y Venture Partners (Beirut).[8][9][10]

Product overview

The Myki Password Manager and Authenticator is an offline (data stored on smartphone, not cloud) free mobile application for storing and managing passwords, credit cards, government IDs and notes.[11][12] Myki is available on iOS and Android and is available as browser extensions on Chrome, Firefox. Safari and Opera.[13][14]

Myki For Teams is an offline password manager for teams.[15] Myki for Managed Service Providers enables MSPs to manage the passwords of the multiple companies they administer.[13]

Myki was named one of the Best Password Managers 2018 globally by PC Magazine.[11]

See also

References

  1. ^ Brooke Anderson (November 20, 2016). "How a Digital Tool for Grandma Turned Into a Startup". The Wall Street Journal. Archived from the original on December 2, 2016. Retrieved 11 May 2018. 
  2. ^ Heba Hashem (May 30, 2016). "A Lebanese Startup Wants to Protect Your Online Accounts". MIT Technology Review. Archived from the original on May 30, 2016. Retrieved 24 April 2018. 
  3. ^ Matthew Lynley (September 14, 2016). "Myki rolls out a password manager that locks all your info away on your phone". TechCrunch. Retrieved 24 April 2018. 
  4. ^ Thomas Schellen (April 22, 2016). "Locking up the key". Executive. Retrieved 24 April 2018. 
  5. ^ Sindhu Hariharan (April 10, 2017). "RIP Passwords: Myki Wants To Alter The Way Access Is Managed In The Digital World". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 24 April 2018. 
  6. ^ Dania Saadi (September 23, 2017). "Myki seeks to solve the problem of identity protection". The National (Abu Dhabi). Retrieved 24 April 2018. 
  7. ^ Lynn Bizri (September 13, 2016). "Lebanese startup Myki chosen to participate in Disrupt SF 2016 Startup Battlefield". Arabnet. Retrieved 7 May 2018. 
  8. ^ "BECO Capital Invests in MYKI". Venture Magazine. March 22, 2016. Retrieved 24 April 2018. 
  9. ^ "Generation Start-up: From small beginnings come big dreams". The National (Abu Dhabi). September 23, 2017. Retrieved 24 April 2018. 
  10. ^ "Beco Capital investit dans l'entreprise libanaise de cybersecurite MYKI" (in French). Le Commerce du Levant. March 31, 2016. Retrieved 24 April 2018. 
  11. ^ a b Neil J. Rubenking (January 19, 2018). "Myki Password Manager & Authenticator". PC Magazine. Retrieved 24 April 2018. 
  12. ^ Karsten Bunz (January 27, 2018). "Kleine Revolution: Password-Manager verzichtet auf die Cloud und teilt doch Ihre Passworter" (in German). Chip. Retrieved 24 April 2018. 
  13. ^ a b "L'idee originale de MyKi, start-up libanaise : verrouiller les mots de passe sur le smartphone" (in French). L'Orient-Le Jour. September 1, 2017. Retrieved 24 April 2018. 
  14. ^ Yehia El Amine (May 26, 2017). "Myki: safeguarding passwords for everyone". An-Nahar. Retrieved 24 April 2018. 
  15. ^ Katherine Lofthouse (December 6, 2017). "Myki launches enterprise offering as user base triples". BusinessCloud. Retrieved 29 April 2018. 

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