MyCrypto is an open-source interface that allows users to have an ether wallet and interact with the Ethereum blockchain. The interface operates from the client-side, providing security and privacy benefits to the activities the user is doing. The company has been operating since 2017.
MyCrypto was founded by Taylor Monahan who formerly co-founded MyEtherWallet. Despite only operating for a short while, the company has built a solid reputation and has managed to raise Series A funding from investors including Polychain Capital, Boost VC, and ShapeShift.io. The service integrates with hardware wallets such as Trezor and Ledger or can also link up to other wallet providers such as MetaMask. Users can also create their own wallet using MyCrypto by downloading their desktop app.
MyCrypto also provides other services and products. EtherScamDB compiles a database of scams operating on the Ethereum blockchain. Another product, MoneroVision is an open-source blockchain explorer for the Monero blockchain. There is also a Google extension, EtherAddressLookup which performs a number of functions. It will warn users when they arrive on a phishing site. It furthermore highlights malicious accounts operating on Twitter. Users can also transform Ethereum addresses into links with the extensions.