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.
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 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 16.9. The jury was composed of Zoe Saldana (actress, entrepreneur and philanthropist), Alexandre Ricard (Chairman and CEO of Pernod Ricard ), Cemal Ezel (founder of Change Please) and Sonal Shah (economist and founding Executive Director of the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation at Georgetown University).
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Dorcas Pilots 121 with Tykn & 510 in Ukraine
Last October & December, Dorcas led the 121 Direct Cash Aid on Blockchain Pilot in Ukraine with Tykn's Digital Identity backend & 510's Frontend & System.
Tykn Wins The Netherlands Chivas Venture Awards!
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 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.
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.
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!
Tykn Welcomes Bonnie Yiu as Head of APAC Region!
Bonnie Yiu is a business strategist and lawyer in the blockchain space since 2016. Prior to this, she worked as a Financial Services and Venture Capital lawyer at international firms in Silicon Valley and Sydney. Bonnie is also a co-founder of Consulere.io, a strategy consulting firm focused on crypto and blockchain space...
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...
Digital Identity Management in The Context of GDPR & Sovrin
In the developed world, the battle for privacy is arguably one of the most important ones to overcome within our lifetime. Our personal and (ought-to-be) private information is being collected en masse by companies large and small, sold for a handsome profit, and subsequently used to feed the “big data machine”...
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...
Exclusive Interview with CEBC Insight
恭禧發財! Happy Chinese New Year! Watch our interview with the Chinese CEBC Insight about Tykn's latest developments, our partnership with the 510 Data Team and our future relations with China!
The Future of Cash Based Assistance
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...
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.
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.
VenJ Blockathon 2017 - Tykn participating as Experts and Jury
The TYKN Team: Tey ElRjula, Khalid Maliki and Richard A. Kraaijenhagen participated at the Blockathon 2017 by coaching and judging the competing teams. This event was organised by The Ministery of Security and Justice of the Netherland on the 22nd and 23d of September.
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.
Tykn - 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.
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!
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.
RTL Z - This Syrian builds a birth register on the blockchain
The best inventions are often the result of combining the latest technology and a problem that you are facing. This also applies to Tykn, a startup of a 33-year-old Syrian who builds a birth register on the blockchain.
The Spindle - Summer Labs
This summer The Spindle facilitates its Summer Labs: five engaging Fridays to develop ideas into prototypes via design thinking. Ten ideas were selected by the independent Jury to join the Summer Labs. Late June, the second Summer Lab took place.
Rockstart - Demo Day 2017
With the sun shining brightly over Amsterdam’s Westerpark, the day was turning out to be in excellent condition for our Web & Mobile Demo Day 2017.
Techstars - From business idea to successful startup: how did I win Startup Weekend Utrecht
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.
A. Moai - The Blockchain, Refugees, and Digital Certificates
Last March I applied for a chance to visit Rome and participate in the Harvard World Model United Nations; a collegiate-level conference to discuss world issues and generate solutions.