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From labour to love - online reference checking with RefNow & Yoti

When we set out to fix the broken identity system, it seemed like a digital identity solution had the potential to revolutionise so many different areas of our lives that it was hard to know where to start. It was during a Spartan race in 2014 that our founders had the epiphany of using a digital identity solution to check who people were. But another obvious use for this is the way we sign contracts and do referencing, whether that be for jobs, houses or all sorts.   The labour of referencing For most of us, chasing up references from

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Yoti is partnering with native to enhance student experiences

We’re really excited to announce our partnership with  native, the champions of student experiences.  University is about discovery, new experiences, life-long friendships and unforgettable memories. And native understand that. From freshers’ week to society socials, spontaneous nights out to post-exam celebrations, the team at native works night and day to make sure students live their university years to the max. And if their long list of awards is anything to go by, they know how to have a good time. Their app and website provide tailored event recommendations, student discounts and exclusive tickets. Our partnership will make it easier for

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The Meet Group teams with digital identity company Yoti to help create safer communities online

NEW HOPE, Pa., July 24, 2019 – The Meet Group,Inc. (NASDAQ: MEET), a leading provider of interactive live streaming solutions, and Yoti, a digital identity company, today announced that The Meet Group plans to trial Yoti’s innovative age verification and age estimation technologies designed to create safer communities online.  The Meet Group, with more than 15 million monthly active users, helps people to find connection and community through its social networking and dating apps. As a company committed to the protection of its users, The Meet Group devotes approximately half of its workforce to safety and moderation, and continuously reviews

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Yoti accepted on the government's G-Cloud Framework

Yoti is pleased to announce that it has once again been approved to list services under the Crown Commercial Services G-Cloud framework. G-Cloud allows UK public sector bodies to choose and buy cloud computing services without the need for a lengthy procurement process. It provides a quick and easy route to market, access to the latest technology and reduced cost of ownership. Since its inception in 2012 there has been £4.72bn worth of sales through the framework with 45% of the spend awarded to SMEs. A range of Yoti services, covering identity verification, authentication, e-signing and age estimation are now

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Yoti is partnering with Sparkle, the national transgender charity in the UK

The way we prove our identity is broken. Outdated processes and documents, created long before the digital era, make proving who we are to businesses and other people challenging. Yoti wants to change that. We are focused on making it faster, easier and safer for anyone to prove their identity using their phone. Unfortunately, these challenges are amplified for transgender, non-binary and gender variant communities. We want to do what we can to help fix that. That’s why we’re partnering with national transgender charity, Sparkle, who work hard to build a more inclusive future.   Who is Sparkle? Sparkle promotes

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Local businesses in Jersey tackle underage sales with the Yoti digital identity app

London, UK, 5th July 2019 – Local businesses in Jersey, including The Channel Islands Co-operative Society and Alliance Supermarket are fighting underage sales and the rise of fake IDs by using Yoti’s digital identity app to verify the age of customers for age-restricted goods and services.  Individuals can now use the free Yoti app to prove their age instead of carrying important photo ID documents such as their driving licence or passport – documents which the government and the police advise people to leave safe at home. Jersey is one of the first countries to employ the technology.  Yoti has

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