All the officials news and updates about Tykn!
Tykn has received an investment of 1.2 million euros from Dutch IT entrepreneur Johan Mastenbroek.
Daniel Hardman is one of those inevitable names that come up whenever Self-Sovereign Identity is mentioned. He is the Chief Architect at Evernym, one of the world’s leading companies in Digital Identity.
Interview with Elizabeth M. Renieris (Law and policy engineering consultant focused on the areas of digital identity, blockchain and data protection)
“The reality is that we are being tracked, targeted, stalked, and harassed by commercial actors via digital means, whether or not we have direct contractual relationships with them”. That’s a quote by Elizabeth M. Renieris–a lawyer focused on policy engineering around digital and Self-Sovereign Identity, blockchain, privacy and data protection, who is fighting against the “commodification” of our personal data. We talked with her about her work.
Interview with Stephen Curran (Technical Architect and DevOps Specialist on the Verifiable Organizations Network)
The government of British Columbia, Canada, is using an open-source blockchain framework, Hyperledger Indy and Aries, to streamline their services and cut red tape. We had a chat with Stephen Curran about their work.
Interview with Kaliya Young (co-founder of the Internet Identity Workshop and author of the Domains of Identity)
If you follow Kaliya Young on social media, two things are immediately strikingly clear: Kaliya is one of the world’s foremost experts in Digital Identity and she is a strong advocate and a firm believer in a more diverse, inclusive and humane tech industry.
Interview with Kim Hamilton Duffy (Co-chair of W3C Credentials Community Group and Architect of the Digital Academic Credentialing Infrastructure at MIT)
If you are interested in Digital Identity you are going to like this!
We compiled a list of Dutch people and organisations you definitely should follow if you’re interested in Digital Identity, Self-Sovereign Identity and Blockchain.
This accelerator, led by the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the UNDP, supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Eczacıbaşı Holding, Limak Holding and the World Food Programme, is looking for Digital Identity solutions that allow refugees to access basic services and means of livelihood.
Self-Sovereign Identity at Rabobank: Interview with one of Rabobank’s Blockchain Specialists, David Lamers.
Rabobank, one of the largest Dutch banks, is doing research on Self-Sovereign Identity using blockchain technology since 2016. We wanted to know more.
Here are 7 ways the banking industry will be disrupted and benefit from the technology of Self-Sovereign Identity.
Here are 4 ways the healthcare industry will be disrupted and benefit from the technology of Self-Sovereign Identity.
Interview: Tim Bouma (Senior Policy Analyst for Identity Management at the Treasury Board Secretariat of the Government of Canada)
We talked with Tim Bouma about Digital Identity, the Pan-Canadian Trust Framework and a mysterious death!
Facebook‘s cryptocurrency aims to help the unbanked and all those with difficult access to the banking system. But the mandatory verification with a government issued ID poses a difficulty for the 1.2 billion people who do not have an identity. Here’s an idea for the solution.
We roundup a list of 10 Digital Identity experts that you should follow if you want to be up to date on all the cutting edge developments in this space.
On this blog we go through a distressing article from The New York Times and explore how public and private institutions can share and request personal data in a private and secure manner.
Mozambique has the third highest smartphone adoption rate in the African continent meaning that digital identities could play a pivotal role in easing the suffering of a natural catastrophe scenario.
Tey Al Rjula has won the Dutch edition of Chivas Venture with his company Tykn. According to the jury, the company does not only have an enormous social impact, but also a strong business model. Thanks to this win, Al Rjula has secured a place in the global competition, where a total funding of one million dollars is in play.
Tykn is the big winner of the NRC Live Tech Talk Award. After a spectacular pitch competition, the public chose Tykn as the most promising future maker. The four potential future makers – Tykn, Welbo, WizeNoze and QuantaCorp – were judged by the public. The winner was overwhelmingly obvious: Tykn got 64% of the votes.
The organization Blockchain for Humanity (b4H) announced the winners of the second edition of the awards that bear the same name, created to promote blockchain projects that generate positive social change. In the Shapers category, the winners were the Helperbit donation platform, the Tykn digital identity project, and the startup focused on social inclusion DIDI.
It has now been a week since the Blockchain Innovation Conference 2018, and we are still equal parts ecstatic and humbled for having been allowed to receive this award, and from such a prominent member of the Dutch Royal family no less!
The idea of Self-Sovereign Identity is not an easy one to grasp. So here are 10 quotes from 3 Self-Sovereign Identity industry leaders…
On April 14–19, several members of the Tykn team ventured down to Dubai with the aim of laying the foundation for a future potential established presence in the UAE by meeting with government representatives, as well as generating leads for our future funding rounds…
As denizens of a world that is poised to enter the third decade of the 21st century, we are all witness to the progress we, as a global community, have made. However, not every individual in this world is an equal participant of this progress…
The International Disaster Database records a steady increase in the frequency of natural disasters over the past 35 years. In the past 10 years, the number of people affected by humanitarian crises have almost doubled, whilst the cost of humanitarian assistance has tripled…
Tykn can proudly announce the position of Founding Steward in the Sovrin Network, world’s first self-sovereign identity (SSI) network.
We are ecstatic to announce that Tykn has won the Spindle Innovation Awards 2017 with our Project ZINC! Our mission is to absolve the world of invisible children.
Three out of ten ideas were nominated last Friday to pitch at Partos Innovation Festival, congratulations to Online Echoes, SkinApp and ZINC! One of the three ideas will win The Spindle Innovation Award in the category ‘Best Idea 2017’ at the Festival on October 12.
Put aside all the ‘what ifs’ and take a moment to hear a story from Tey – the owner of Tykn and the winner of Startup Weekend Utrecht’ 16.