Stories and insights from the world of digital identity
We’ve integrated our technology with LedgerState’s blockchain technology to create a new digital identity solution. It was showcased at the Concordia Summit during the UN Assembly in New York, an event which aims to advance critical global discussions and transform conversations into action, shared value approaches and social impact objectives. It was a continuation of the partnership between us and LedgerState, showcased at the World Economic Forum last year. What was showcased? LedgerState showcased Yoti’s identity and document verification solution, Doc Scan ‘Powered by Yoti’, combined with LedgerState’s blockchain framework. The two technologies have great potential for enabling governments
At Yoti, we provide solutions for organisations to securely verify the identity of their users. So, we partner with a variety of organisations to help make the digital world that little bit more convenient and secure. We are especially excited to announce that we’re now working with ForgeRock. What is ForgeRock? ForgeRock is a multinational digital identity and access management platform. It specialises in creating backend solutions for organisations to verify their customers. The company was founded in 2010, with headquarters in San Francisco, California. How does our partnership with ForgeRock work? We have built a node (or
The dating landscape has changed rapidly. Online dating has given singles a much easier way to expand their dating pool and meet people they may have never encountered in everyday life. But despite the benefits, meeting people online comes with a risk. With the rise of dating apps, there has also been the rise of the catfish – individuals pretending to be someone else online. According to a report by YouGov, 50 percent of people do not trust the details on dating profiles are true. The number of people affected by online dating scams has reached a worrying high, with
50% of people do not trust the details on dating profiles are true LONDON, UK – 9 September 2019 – Yoti, the digital identity app with 5 million downloads, has partnered with DateID, a new US based dating verification platform – to help create a safer and more transparent community of online daters. DateID gives individuals a quick and simple way to verify that the people they meet on dating sites are representing themselves accurately, bringing more trust and transparency online. DateID users can use Yoti to verify their identity, giving other daters reassurance and peace of mind they are genuine.
Earlier this year, after an extended period of research and evaluation, we announced the launch of a new Social Purpose Strategy. With an unashamed grassroots focus, each activity is designed to help us better understand, support and empower individuals and organisations working on critical issues of identity, primarily in the Global South. A flagship activity from the Strategy is a Fellowship Programme which we launched in April. Over a two-month application period we invited proposals for research, media, policy or development solutions based on four key themes related to identity or digital identity. With a preference for applicants from the
Together with Jägermeister, we’re driving responsible alcohol sales online. Our age verification app allows customers to simply and securely prove their age when using their debit card to buy from the Jägermeister online shop. It also makes it harder for children to bypass the Challenge 25 policy they face in shops, which is notoriously hard for retailers to enforce online. Until now, credit card was the only payment option to buy Jägermeister. It’s now even easier to treat a loved one to the UK’s best-selling speciality spirit. Improving age verification online It’s too easy for young people