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Robin Tombs

Robin is a serial tech entrepreneur and investor. He is CEO and Co-founder of Yoti, the digital identity app transforming how people prove who they are using their phone.

Strong support in the House of Lords for digital age verification

On Monday 20th July, several members of Lords gave strong support for digital age verification, including Baroness Neville-Rolfe, Lord Clement-Jones, Lord Stevenson of Balmacara, Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom, Lord Holmes. It’s fair to say that all concerned want effective digital age verification, even those that were opposed to the development of digital age verification during the Lords debate such as  Baroness Pickering and Baroness Williams. But for it to be effective, it needs to be standards based and meet the requirements of industry stakeholders and the public. What was NOT clear on the floor of the

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FRANKD & Yoti’s breakthrough COVID-19 testing system brings UK theatre back to a socially-distanced stage

We couldn’t be more excited to see our breakthrough COVID-19 testing system get the UK’s first socially-distanced indoor theatre performance on stage at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre. Sleepless, A Musical Romance, will be performing daily COVID-19 tests with FRANKD & Yoti, which delivers a result directly to an individual’s phone within 30 minutes of being tested. The FRANKD tests will be carried out and analysed on-site in the theatre without the need for a laboratory. This fast and effective testing system will help the theatre company create a COVID-secure environment and rehearse safely before their premiere on Tuesday 1

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Making the Yubo app safer for users

Just in time for Safer Internet Day, we’re excited to announce our partnership with social networking app Yubo. Founded in 2015, Yubo is a platform for young people to form friendships online. Its mission is to create a safe space for teenagers and young adults to socialise and share content in a safe, responsible way. With over 20 million users, Yubo understands the immense challenge of ensuring that the community remains safe for everyone. They’ve been working to ensure that only individuals who are the correct age can access the app. That’s why Yubo has chosen Yoti and our

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