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What are Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs)?

Decentralized identifiers (DIDs) are the building blocks of the Internet's trust layer
Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) have been described as the linchpin of self-sovereign identity, and it’s hard to overstate their significance. For those unfamiliar, a DID is a new type of globally unique identifier (URI) that does not require a centralized registration authority because control of the identifier can be proved using cryptography. Think of it like […]

Evernym raises $8 million to advance its market-leading position in self-sovereign identity

Evernym raises $8M in pre-series A funding
The investment marks a new chapter for Evernym, as customers have begun to deploy the first live decentralized identity solutions. (Salt Lake City, UT – Sep 26) – Evernym, a market leader in Self-Sovereign Identity solutions, announces today that it has closed an $8M pre-series A funding round with investors including Barclays Ventures and Medici […]

Six ways self-sovereign identity is transforming financial services

Self-sovereign identity for financial services
“Get involved!” was the resounding message panelists had for the audience of Evernym’s latest monthly webinar, an event that brought together a panel of notable experts to discuss what self-sovereign identity (SSI) means for the finance industry (view the recording here). Over 250 professionals signed up to learn about how self-sovereign identity will affect the […]

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