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Yoti and CitizenCard launch new digital ID card

Everyone needs a way to prove their identity. Whether it’s to collect a parcel from the post office, buy an age restricted item, open a bank account or apply for a job. For many young people, they’re too young to have a driving licence and their parents don’t want them to carry around a £49 passport simply to prove their age to see a film, buy a game or purchase a child’s train ticket. With almost 20% of people losing an ID document at least once a year, young people need a safer and more affordable way to prove their

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Yoti selected as the official identity provider for the Government of Jersey

Today marks a landmark day for Yoti. We have been selected as the identity provider for the Government of Jersey. Securing our first government contract is a huge milestone in our journey and something all of the team are incredibly proud of. Jersey’s search for an ID solution In August 2017, Jersey’s Government issued a tender which called for a digital ID solution. This was part of the eGov initiative to get more services online, such as filing a tax return, registering to vote and accessing the citizen portal. The Government wants to offer a greater range of online services

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Yoti on a map of Scotland, marking the partnership with the Improvement Service

Yoti partners with the Improvement Service to help deliver digital services to Scottish citizens

Yoti will support individuals in Scotland to create a secure digital identity, giving them an easier and safer way to prove their age and entitlement to access services  Through an Alpha phase, the pathfinder will look to unlock the potential of Yoti’s free app to let Scottish residents prove their age and entitlement, online and in person  Yoti responded to the tender issued by The Improvement Service which called for digital identity companies to help transform local and regional services through innovation  This announcement follows successful partnerships in India and Jersey, helping Yoti on its mission to become the world’s

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Yoti partners with LedgerState

Yoti and LedgerState showcase how next generation blockchain technology can transform the way governments handle personal data

Yoti and LedgerState today showcased at the World Economic Forum how governments and other organisations can capitalise on evolutions in blockchain technology to store personal data of their citizens and customers. Yoti, the digital identity platform, lets people create verified digital identities through their free smartphone app. The app uses facial recognition technology and a security team to match facial biometrics to approved photo IDs. These digital identities can then be written to a private ledger using an evolution of blockchain technology called Hashgraph. Hashgraph uses an asynchronous process, meaning it is not reliant on the proof of work

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Yoti accepted into the FCA Sandbox

Yesterday the FCA revealed the next round of successful firms in its regulatory sandbox. We’re proud and excited to say that Yoti is one of those companies, along with Barclays, Nationwide, First Direct and Solidi, to name a few. The FCA Sandbox allows firms to test innovative products, services or business models in a live market environment, while ensuring appropriate protections are in place. It’s a fantastic way to encourage innovation in financial services.   Yoti’s involvement in the sandbox We will be using the sandbox to test consumer’s appetite for our innovative form of KYC, which lets people prove

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Yoti Named As Digital Innovator 2016

Yoti has been named as one of the South East’s most visionary digital companies in the inaugural ‘Digital Innovators Power List’ launched today by international law firm Bird & Bird LLP and London-based news brand, City A.M. Revealed last night at a launch event hosted at Bird & Bird’s dynamic new space at 12 New Fetter Lane, London, and launched today on CityAM.com, the Power List identifies 20 companies based in London and the surrounding areas in the media, health tech, fintech, ed tech and cybersecurity and identity sectors that are leading the way in digital innovation. The shortlist was

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