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MyData podcast Evernym

Evernym’s Global Policy Counsel, Elizabeth Renieris, speaks with the MyData podcast to discuss the importance of lawyers, engineers and product developers working together early as blockchain solutions emerge. She also delves into GDPR and the misperception that it was designed to somehow limit emergent technologies.

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The 2018 Crypto Valley Conference in collaboration with Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts has invited leading speakers, researchers and academics to share their latest discoveries in the domain of blockchain technology. This annual event includes a business and academic track. The scientific publications, presented at the conference can be found on IEEE Xplore Digital Library.

James Monaghan is VP Product Management at Evernym, a startup based out of Utah, building the next generation of identity infrastructure for the world. It’s a fascinating project, tackling a big challenge that is designed to enable trusted peer interactions between individuals, organizations, and objects and to give the individual true control and ownership of his/her personal data. It’s a cutting-edge technology.

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libVCX Open Source Evernym
June 15, 2018 | Announcement

We believe that an open dialogue with our community will help everyone move faster in achieving these goals, so I will keep you updated on Evernym’s progress in this and future posts. Evernym has a talented team doing great work, but we aren’t going to be successful by keeping our inventions private.

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Elizabeth Renieris GDPR article

In this three-part blog series, Elizabeth Renieris, Evernym’s Global Policy Counsel, takes a deep-dive into GDPR and it’s implications on data, privacy and a whole lot more. In Part 1, Elizabeth give a thorough overview of the core concept and key objectives of the GDPR as well as an overview of Sovrin and SSI. Part 2 shines a light on key data protection principles, with Part 3 detailing data subject rights.

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Evernym Co-founder and CEO, Timothy Ruff discusses not only the 3 different types of digital identity relationships we see today, but he dives into Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI), what it is – and why it’s better. Advances in distributed ledger technology have made an entirely new world of interaction possible and SSI may very well hold the keys to the majority of problems we face in today’s digitally-fluent world.

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MyCUID Evernym press release

DENVER, CO (February 26, 2018) — CULedger, builder of innovative blockchain-based products for credit unions and their members, teamed up with Evernym to launch MyCUID, a new consumer-focused digital identity solution. With MyCUID, credit union members can confidently protect themselves from financial fraud and identity theft, while enriching the trusted relationships members have with their credit unions…

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R3 Evernym press release

Salt Lake City and New York City, Jan. 29, 2018 — Self-sovereign identity technology leader Evernym and enterprise software firm R3 concluded a study to determine the interoperability of R3’s Corda platform with Sovrin, the only distributed ledger purpose-built for self-sovereign identity.

Originally developed by Evernym and later turned over to the international non-profit Sovrin Foundation. Evernym’s proprietary distributed identity solutions are built upon the Sovrin network.

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IOTA Evernym press release

Helsinki, Finland, Aug. 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Blockchain technology innovation leaders IOTA and Evernym announced a new collaboration dedicated to jointly developing Internet of Things-enabling solutions focused on increasing trust by providing secure, irrevocable identity to all connected devices.

“Evernym and IOTA are both intensively working toward achieving the same goal,” said IOTA founder David Sønstebø.

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London, Oct. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Leading blockchain and Web 3.0 venture capital firm Outlier Ventures becomes an investor in, and strategic partner of, Evernym the foremost developer of self-sovereign identity technologies and inventor of Sovrin, the global public utility for decentralized exchange of verifiable claims. Sovrin’s utility token distribution event is slated for mid-2018.  

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IL Blockchain Initiative Evernym

August 31, 2017 (Chicago/Salt Lake City) — Today the Illinois Blockchain Initiative announced its partnership with self-sovereign identity solutions leader Evernym, leveraging distributed ledger technology to provide secure digital identity solutions. The concept will augment work from the W3C’s Verifiable Claims Task Force and use the Sovrin Foundation’s distributed identity ledger to create a secure, “self-sovereign” identity for Illinois citizens during the birth registration process.

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