Tagged: digital identity

Unicorn Status: Digital Identity Verification Provider Socure Raises $100 Million Through Series D Funding Round Led By Accel

  Socure, a U.S.-based digital identity verification provider, announced earlier this week it secured $100 million through its Series D funding round, which was led by Accel with participation from Commerce Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, Flint Capital, Citi Ventures, Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, Synchrony, Sorenson,… Read More

Digital ID Verification Service IDnow Acquires identity Trust Management AG, a Global Provider of ID Software from Germany

IDnow, a provider of identity verification-as-a-service solutions, will be acquiring identity Trust Management, a global provider of digital and offline ID verification software from Germany. IDnow confirmed that it would continue to maintain identity Trust Management’s Düsseldorf location and will retain its employees as well…. Read More

Markus Jun: Founder of ICON Hyperconnect Public Representative Shares Latest Insights from South Korea Crypto and Blockchain Sector

We recently connected with Markus Jun, the founder and CEO of ICON Hyperconnect Public Representative, a leading block validator for the ICON network with $20 million in total staked value, and Hyperconnector, an official accelerator partner of the ICON Foundation & ICX Station Seoul. Markus… Read More

Compliant Security Token Offerings May be Conducted with Binance Smart Chain enabled Digital Identity Solutions from Ontology

Blockchain platform Ontology (ONT) and Binance, the leading digital currency exchange, have a long and established history of cooperation and partnership which has led to many benefits for both sides, “none possibly more important the integration of Ontology’s Decentralized Identity Solution into the Binance Smart… Read More

Tel Aviv based Digital Identity Firm BioCatch Acquires Another US Patent for Method It Uses to Verify Users’ Credentials

BioCatch, a digital identity firm, has revealed that it has acquired a registered US patent for the method it uses to verify a user’s identity and for detecting fraud. According to BioCatch, the verification process is based on the manner in which the user holds… Read More

European P2P Lender Bondora Explains how Platform Users Can Successfully Complete Digital Identity Verification Process on Platform

Bondora, a European peer to peer lender, notes that if you’re new to their platform and haven’t had the chance to verify your identity yet, then you should know that your (true) identity is “vital” to the authentication process, as the information you provide helps… Read More

Blockchain Platform Qtum Teams Up with Blockpass to Provide On-Chain KYC Services

Blockchain platforms Qtum and Blockpass have teamed up in order to deliver on-chain (or blockchain-based) Know-Your-Customer (KYC) services. As part of the agreement, Qtum will be providing subsidies to “specific” members looking to achieve regulatory compliance through Blockpass’s On-chain KYC solutions. Adam Vaziri, CEO at… Read More

TransferWise Co-Founder Taavet Hinrikus Is Launching New Startup Focused on Combating COVID-19 Pandemic

After disrupting the world of finance, particularly how cross-border transactions are settled, TransferWise Co-founder Taavet Hinrikus says he wants to develop solutions to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Hinrikus confirmed that he’s launching a new startup called Certific, which will be focused on improving the overall… Read More

Global Identity Solutions Provider GBG Introduces Intelligence Center for Accurately Verifying User Profiles

GBG, a global identity data intelligence provider for businesses, has reportedly launched a dedicated Intelligence Center. The Center is meant for organizations to better or more accurately validate, verify and assess user profiles, behaviors, and the intent of individuals and entities across branch, web, mobile,… Read More

Singapore Develops Platform that Allows Residents to Consolidate their Financial Data

Singapore has introduced a data exchange platform that allows residents to consolidate their financial data which may be stored across several different databases belonging to various government agencies and banks. The data exchange solution has been developed by local government agencies, including the Monetary Authority… Read More

Global ID Verification Firm Onfido to Help E-Scooter Provider Voi with Verifying Customers’ Documents

Onfido, a global ID verification solution provider, will be working with Voi, an e-scooter rental operator The UK has opened up to e-scooters and companies like Voi have been running trial rental services in the West Midlands, Cambridge, Northampton, Liverpool, Bath, and Bristol areas. Voi… Read More

UK Fintech Nuggets Partners LexisNexis Risk Solutions to Support Implementation of Digital Identity Solutions

LexisNexis Risk Solutions and UK-based Fintech firm Nuggets will be working together to support the implementation of self-sovereign digital identity (SSI) solutions. According to a release shared with CI, SSI solutions are one of several emerging technology-led innovations that are beginning to transform how businesses… Read More

Mastercard, Lumedic Exchange, Providence, Cambia Health to Support Secure Digital Identity Principles for Healthcare

Ajay Bhalla, President, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions, Mastercard (NYSE:MC), has confirmed that the payments giant has joined the Lumedic Exchange in order to lay the foundation for a “trusted, more secure, and patient-centric way” for interacting with healthcare providers. Bhalia noted: “Mastercard has come together with… Read More

Global ID Verification Firm Trulioo Recognized as One of Canada’s Top Growing Companies, after Recording 503% Growth in 3 Years

Trulioo, an on-demand global identity verification company, has been recognized on The Globe and Mail’s second-annual ranking of Canada’s 2020 Top Growing Companies – which ranks companies based on their three-year revenue growth. As mentioned in a release shared with CI, Trulioo recorded three-year growth… Read More

Global ID Verification Provider, Onfido, to Offer Authentication Services to Malaysia’s MyCash Money

Onfido, a global ID verification provider, will be offering its user authentication services to Malaysia’s MyCash Money. Onfido has also been providing similar services to other Fintech firms in the region, including BigPay and MoneyMatch. MyCash Money is a digital marketplace that’s focused on serving… Read More

Hungarian Firm PeasyPay Launches Biometric Digital Payment System that Uses Facial, Palm Recognition to Verify Users

Hungarian firm PeasyPay has launched a biometric digital payment system that uses facial and palm recognition to verify customers’ IDs and settle transactions. The Fintech company stated that it will be introducing its biometrics-enabled point-of-sale payments technology in Spain and the UK. Consumers can download… Read More

Mobile Banking App Offered by South Korea’s Shinhan Bank Now Uses Blockchain based Decentralized ID Authentication

Blockchain-based decentralized identity authentication services (DID) could potentially replace public certificates that are used for financial services, which may include those for mobile banking. This particular use case was recently commercialized for the very first time by South Korea’s Shinhan Bank. As mentioned in a… Read More

Blockchain Platform Ontology (ONT) Aims to Establish Trust in the Automotive Sector with Decentralized Digital ID Solutions

The developers of Ontology (ONT) have noted that they’re focused on establishing trust in the automotive industry through the implementation of a blockchain-enabled, decentralized digital identity solution that allows driving data to be recorded, stored, and verified in “a safe and secure” manner. The developers… Read More

IRISnet’s “Internet of Blockchains” to Use MKEY’s Smart Wallet and Digital Identity Solutions

IRISnet, which aims to serve as an interchain service hub for next-generation distributed applications, has teamed up with MYKEY, in order to bring MYKEY’s core technologies, including its Smart Wallet and digital identity, and also MYKEY’s ecosystem to IRISnet’s “internet of blockchains.” Through the partnership,… Read More

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