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...

Money 20/20 Recap: 2019 will be the year of digital identity

Left to right: globaliD co-founder CEO Greg Kidd, Ben Milne (CEO/founder Dwolla), and Brendan Miller (Principal Analyst, Forrester) at Money 20/20That is perhaps the biggest takeaway from our fruitful trip to Money 20/20 the other week in Las Vegas.the most influential fintech conference of the year here in the US served as the perfect validation for the work we’re doing here at...

How our $30 million partnership with Yoyo Wallet makes self-sovereign identity relevant

Over the past year, we’ve talked plenty about the globaliD framework and how it’s a welcome upgrade to the existing status quo when it comes to security, privacy, portability, and general user empowerment. In a sense, having a digital identity designed from the ground up in the spirit of the Internet will have a profound social and economic impact on...

globaliD’s Greg Kidd and Dwolla’s Ben Milne at Money 20/20 in Las Vegas

Starting this weekend, the globaliD team will be attending Money 20/20 in Las Vegas, the premier fintech event of the year here in the US.If you’re in town, be sure to stop by Tuesday afternoon for a panel with globaliD co-founder and CEO Greg Kidd and Dwolla co-founder and CEO Ben Milne — Digital Identity & Payments Collide!Hosted by Forrester analyst Brendan Miller, the...