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Identity Management with Blockchain: The Definitive Guide (2020 Update)

After this post you’ll know exactly what it means to use blockchain technology for Identity Management.

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Tykn finds new partner in IT entrepreneur Johan Mastenbroek

Tykn has received an investment of 1.2 million euros from Dutch IT entrepreneur Johan Mastenbroek.

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Top 5 in The Chivas Venture

Tykn placed Top 5 in the world, over a 1000 companies, in The Chivas Venture Global Competition. Winning 50.000€, exposure, and equally important: the recognition of the urgency to tackle the UN SDG 16.9.

Interview with Darrell O’Donnell (Founder at Continuum Loop, CTO at CULedger)

What happens when an organization does not own my identity anymore?

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Why is Hyperledger Indy the best solution to start a Self-Sovereign Identity solution on?

And two hurdles we believe Hyperledger Indy still has to overcome.

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Interview with Joni Brennan (President of the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada – DIACC)

The Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada has identified at least $15 billion (CAD) of potential benefits for the Canadian economy in result of improvements in the digital identity infrastructure.

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5 Remote Working Tips from a Remote-First Company

From our remote working experience we’ve learnt a few best practices that might be useful to other teams.

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“Changes in The Sovrin Foundation” – Tykn’s Statement

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How To Find Private Keys in Hyperledger Indy

On this post you’ll learn how to find the private keys inside Hyperledger Indy.

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Interview with Daniel Hardman (Chief Architect at Evernym and Technical Ambassador at Hyperledger)

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.

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Interview with Elizabeth M. Renieris (Law and policy engineering consultant focused on the areas of digital identity, blockchain and data protection)

Elizabeth M. Renieris–a lawyer focused on policy engineering around digital and Self-Sovereign Identity, blockchain, privacy and data protection, is fighting against the “commodification” of our personal data. We talked with her about her work.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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29 Dutch Digital Identity people and organisations you should follow

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.

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Meeting refugees in Turkey with the SDGia: What We Learnt.

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.

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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.

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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!

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10 Digital Identity Experts you should follow right now

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.

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Libra - A solution to its identity problem

Facebooks 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.

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Why We Did A Rebrand

Read why we are more than a tech company.

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Tykn Wins NRC Live Tech Talk Award!

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.

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Tykn Wins B4H Shapers Award for Digital Identity!

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.

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Why We Use Sovrin

Sovrin is a Self-Sovereign Identity network based on a public permissioned blockchain. Let me explain. In a public blockchain anyone can read and write on the ledger. The difference…

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Tykn Wins “Best ICO” at the Blockchain Innovation Conference!

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!

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Self-Sovereign Identity Explained in 10 Quotes by 3 Industry Experts

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…

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5 Answers From The UN Panel on Digital Identity

Held by the UNOPS and the Consulate General for the Kingdom of The Netherlands in New York, the Digital Identity panel was moderated by Sandra van Heukelom-Verhage from Pels Rijcken on…

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Tykn at the World Blockchain Forum in Dubai!

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…

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The Crying Need for a Resilient Identity for the Unbanked

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…

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510 x Tykn Press Release

510 is exploring the use of Blockchain in Humanitarian Aid with Tykn.tech.
The organization is looking for smarter and more efficient solutions to enhance aid when a natural disaster strikes.

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Sovrin - Tykn as new Founding Steward of Sovrin’s Trust Framework

Tykn can proudly announce the position of Founding Steward in the Sovrin Network, world’s first self-sovereign identity (SSI) network.

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Partos 2017 - Tykn Has Won The Partos Innovation Awards 2017

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.

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Dr. Moe Levin Joins Tykn as Strategic Advisor

We are extremely proud to announce the addition of Dr. Moe Levin to our board of strategic advisors.

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Accenture - Innovation Awards 2017 Semi-finalists!

We made it to Semi-finals of Accenture Innovation Awards 2017. Half way to win the track of Safe & Secure Society!

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The Spindle - Nominees for Best Idea 2017 announced!

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.

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