Facebook’s bet on digital identity and why it matters

Facebook has acquired Confirm, an identity verification startup based in Boston.The takeaway? Digital identity is no longer an overlooked back office function. Today, in an age of fake news and fake users, it’s front and center.Who is ConfirmAccording to TechCrunch:Confirm.io had raised at least $4 million from investors, including Cava Capital, since launching three years ago. The 2015 seed round funded advanced forensics...

Michael Barr: New Approach to Digital Identity Central to Modern, Global Economy

Left to Right: Alka Gupta, Michael Barr, Greg Kidd, Rebecca SchwartzMichael S. Barr stopped by the globaliD offices this week, a visit we were all incredibly excited about.As of August last year, Professor Barr has been the the Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of Public Policy at the University of Michigan’s Ford School. He’s also the the Roy F. and Jean Humphrey...

GateHub + globaliD Are Launching The Most “Identity Secured” Crypto Exchange

globaliD and GateHub today announced a new secured identify onboarding solution that will help financial institutions address the processes of universal cross-border paymentsGlobaliD, aka ‘stripe for identity’, provides secure identity management and onboarding services focusing on digital wallets, cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and XRP, token sales, and remittance providers. globaliD is currently live with GateHub and has penetrated over a...