globaliD teams up with OneVisage to deliver industry-leading biometric solutions for digital…

globaliD teams up with OneVisage to deliver industry-leading biometric solutions for digital identityCES 2019 is upon us, and we’re thrilled to announce our latest partnership with OneVisage. The industry-leading Swiss cybersecurity firm is the inventor of mobile-based 3D facial biometry and 3D graphical authentication, which we’re integrating into our digital identity solution.As the press release notes, this partnership is a huge...

2018 — A year in review

2018 — A year in reviewWhat a year it’s been for globaliD and the state of digital identity.We closed our Series A funding round and began a number of fruitful partnerships — with companies like Dwolla, Uphold, Coti, Gatehub, and Yoyo Wallet — and initiated the planned re-launch of our flagship product.We also brought onboard a key hire — Taku Kawane, our VP of Products — who has been instrumental in overseeing...

Don’t blame Marriott, blame identity

Don’t blame Marriott, blame identityMany of you have now heard of or read about the Marriott data breach — with its “500 million” headline number of customers, a subset of whom, even had their passport info stolen, the NYTimes reports.It’s convenient to look at this situation and put the blame on Marriott. They should have done better. They should have invested more heavily in...

Hard Yaka leads TransferGo’s $17.6 million Series B funding round

Cross-border payments startup TransferGo secured over $17.6 million in Series B funding, led by Hard Yaka and Vostok Emerging Finance. (Hard Yaka is, of course, the investment firm of Greg Kidd, who is also the co-founder and CEO of globaliD.)In the context of globaliD’s vision, identity and payments are closely intertwined. It’s not enough for us to have control over...