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Yoti holding inaugural hack week

Yoti’s Inaugural Hack Week: Lessons Learned So Far

In February, we held our first hack week here at Yoti, focusing on the the challenges that charities face with verifying people’s identity. We think that the hack method is an under-exploited tool in tech companies Social Responsibility toolkit. We have a hunch that we could use the method both to support charities to deploy technology to solve local and global problems, and nurture their confidence to embrace digital technology more broadly. So our inaugural hack was our first opportunity to test our hypothesis.   Our Hack Week Format MONDAY Our Hack week partners, Founders and Coders CIC, spent the

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Father and young son using iPad together

Safer Internet Day - Be the change: Unite for a better internet

Young people and the internet The Internet is a wonderful invention with endless possibilities and opportunities. And for young people it has become a fundamental part of their everyday life. But the internet is rife with dangers and warnings, and letting children loose on the internet with no protection or guidance is like letting them loose in a sweet shop and telling them not to touch anything. A few weeks ago, the ‘Growing Up Digital’ report released by the Children’s Commissioner said children are fending for themselves against online dangers, often signing away their privacy and agreeing to very

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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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Yoti Wins Cyber Security Award 2016

The 2016 Cyber Security Awards rewards the best individuals, teams and companies within the cyber security industry. Excellence and innovation are core themes, throughout all categories.   We won ‘Cyber security start up of the year’ award  With Yoti, smartphone owners will be able to prove their age with their phone, use selfies instead of passwords and instantly know who they are really talking to online and in person. Judge Karla Jobling said “the competition to be named as a winner this year was especially tough. We saw some well-known individuals and companies enter, as well as a range of

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Yoti Wins CMA 2016 Award

We are very proud to announce that Yoti went on to win in the category of ‘Next Generation Ecosystem’! The 2016 Contactless & Mobile Awards honour achievements across a wide range of sectors and countries throughout Europe and further afield. This is the tenth anniversary for the awards and this year the organisers felt that it was time to do a consolidation of award categories to reflect the ever-changing face of the industry. “Many of the categories were becoming too similar,” commented Steve Atkins, Editor-in-Chief of Contactless Intelligence. “At the same time we wanted to shine a light upon

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Our Guardian Council

At Yoti, one of our core principles that guides our development is, ‘Be transparent and accountable’. Trust in technology companies appears to be on the decline, most likely because of data misappropriation and a lack of transparency. As a tech company that interacts with personal user data, integrity is paramount in everything we do. Our business cannot function without being trustworthy, so we’ve put measures in place to make sure we are always adhering to our principles and ethical framework. This is why we’ve integrated several initiatives into our operations to make sure we never stray from our core principles, one of

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