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Acuant Expands Trusted Identity Platform Bringing More Ways to Transact on the Web/HTML

Acuant, a leading global provider of identity verification solutions, announced new technology for advanced passive liveness test in Acuant FaceID biometric facial recognition and Acuant WebID for instant identity verification on the web, strengthening the platform’s omnichannel solutions. Advanced passive liveness and WebID bring what you expect from Acuant, speed and accuracy for superior identity proofing. Acuant’s Trusted Identity Platform allows for simple, secure and trusted transactions across any channel (on premise…

Leading Firms Launch Cross-Sector Coalition to Address Critical Identity Policy, Technical and Business Challenges

Founding Members of the Better Identity Coalition Include Leaders in Financial Services, Health Care, and Technology Recently, a group of leading companies launched the Better Identity Coalition, an organization focused on developing consensus, cross-sector policy initiatives that promote the adoption of better solutions for identity verification and authentication. Founding members of the coalition include recognized leaders from diverse sectors of the economy, including financial services, healthcare, technology,…

IDnow Publishes Trend Report for the Mobility Industry

IDnow  publishes their first trend report for the mobility sector: "Future mobility: An industry in transformation". As a leading provider of Identity Verification-as-a-Service solutions, IDnow serves more than 250 customers, including numerous companies in the mobility industry. Customers include Sixt, Cluno or TIER but also traditional car manufacturers. The Trend Report provides an overview of an industry in transformation and highlights current opportunities. Very few industries are currently undergoing as much change…

IDnow Joins European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) Task Force

IDnow joins an international working group of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) for the development of European standards for identity verification. As a leading provider of Identity Verification-as-a-Service solutions, IDnow will provide the Task Force with important insights into the European market. IDnow was selected by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) to participate in a new working group on Electronic Signatures and Infrastructures (ESI). As a member of the Special…

IDnow Notices Changes in Customer Behaviour Since Coronavirus (COVID-19) Restrictions

IDnow, a leading provider of Identity Verification-as-a-Service solutions with more than 250 customers, publishes statistics on the changed customer habits since Europe has experienced restrictions on everyday life due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). As part of the Corona Pandemic, many service providers have experienced significant changes in customer demand and behaviour. As a provider of an Identity Verification-as-a-Service platform, IDnow has too seen these changes. Marketing Technology News: Screen-Free Learning…

IDnow Supports Lottoland with Worldwide Online Identification Solution

The Leading Online Lottery Provider Places Its Trust in Automated and Highly Secure ID Verification IDnow, a leading provider of Identity Verification-as-a-Service solutions serving over 250 customers will support Lottoland with the digital transformation of its identification processes. In order to meet child protection legislation requirements in an even more user-friendly way, in future the gaming provider will use IDnow AutoIdent to directly verify the legal age of its customers during initial registration. Thanks to…

IDnow Pushes for 100 Million Euro Sales Target with New CEO and CFO

IDnow, a leading provider of Identity Verification-as-a-Service solutions with more than 250 customers including N26, Commerzbank and UBS, brings two top managers to its Executive Board by appointing Andreas Bodczek as CEO and Joseph Lichtenberger as CFO. At the same time, all founders return to the operational business. The aim is to push ahead with the company’s expansion into other industries and new European markets, breaking through a turnover barrier of 100 million euros the next few years. Andreas Bodczek and…

IDnow Announces Bettina Pauck As New COO

IDnow, a leading provider of Identity Verification-as-a-Service solutions, is welcoming Bettina Pauck as Chief Operations Officer to its management team. She will head the Operations division at the Munich site as well as the Leipzig site, which will be part of the IDnow Group as of September. IDnow took this new subsidiary over as part of the acquisition of Wirecard Communication Services. Marketing Technology News: Docusign Promotes Sheridan to Lead International and Welcomes Gaylor as New CFO Following the…

Okta Deepens Japanese Operations, Welcomes First Country Manager

Okta, Inc., the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, announced its continued global expansion with the launch of a new office in Japan and the hiring of its first Japan Country Manager, Takashi Watanabe. With a base of customers and a growing local team, Okta is making a long term, strategic investment in the dynamic Japanese enterprise technology market. "Okta’s vision is to enable any organization to use any technology, and that global challenge is more important than ever in today’s remote…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Annoucements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI and ML announcements from Signal Vine (Unified Communication), Vee24 (Customer Experience), Exemplifi (Content), Vbrick (Video), and Jumio (Identity Management). Signal Vine Launches Signal Vine Messaging on Salesforce AppExchange Signal Vine, a leading provider of blended SMS communications with students across the education industry, announced it has launched Signal Vine Messaging on Salesforce AppExchange.…

IDnow Launches Free Regulatory Information Service “KYC Insider”

IDnow, a leading provider of Identity Verification-as-a-Service solutions and regulatory expert presents KYC Insider, a free information service on regulatory changes around Know-Your-Customer and Digital Identities in Europe. The lead author is Rayissa Armata, a long-standing expert in the field of regulation. The digital platform 'KYC Insider' provides interested readers with background information and current updates on the latest changes by the regulatory authorities via newsletter. Through her daily interaction with…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Acuant, Facebook, Affle, Creatio, and Clarivate Analytics. Acuant Expands Trusted Identity Platform Bringing More Ways to Transact on the Web/HTML Acuant, a leading global provider of identity verification solutions, announced new technology for advanced passive liveness test in Acuant FaceID biometric facial recognition and Acuant WebID for instant identity verification on the…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from TTEC Holdings, Zendesk, Trulioo, Zoomd Technologies Ltd, and HotSwitch. TTEC Enters Into Strategic Partnership with Pega to Accelerate Digital Transformation Across the Contact Center TTEC Holdings, Inc., a leading digital customer experience technology and services company focused on the design, implementation and delivery of trans formative solutions for many of the world’s most…

Winston Privacy Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Home Privacy Device

Winston Allows Consumers to Control How Their Own Personal Data Gets Shared Winston Privacy, an innovative start-up, announced the direct to consumer launch of its new privacy filter and the world’s most comprehensive privacy solution for every IoT device. Winston allows consumers to reclaim their privacy and security by enabling them to choose what gets tracked, effectively resulting in a faster, cleaner, more secure browsing experience on every connected IoT device. In today’s digital world of hyper-connected smart…

Vivint Solar Chooses InMoment to Light the Way Through the Customer Journey

Leading full-service residential solar provider collaborates with leading experience intelligence provider to move beyond DIY surveys Vivint Solar, a leading, full-service residential solar company, has chosen InMoment, the leading provider of experience intelligence (XI), as its primary technology platform to expand its Voice of Customer (VoC) program. Vivint Solar customers must go through an important process to begin operating their homes with solar power; alongside this customer journey, InMoment offers the company…

Kindred App Raises £2 Million in Seed Capital to Transform Influencer Marketing Landscape

Quintessentially founder’s new app Kindred gives back to conscious consumers with every transaction Kindred, a new platform that digitises word-of-mouth recommendations on social media, has raised £2.25 million in seed capital investment and has a £35 million valuation pre-revenue. Board investors are Richard Laxer, ex-President of GE Capital, and Dan Bricken, ex-International President of Wells Fargo M&A. Kindred, which launched in October, creates new direct sales for brands, enabling them to build brand…

DropIn, Inc Announces Joseph Shemesh as New CEO

DropIn, Inc., the leading provider of the on-demand, live video platform for the insurance industry, announced the appointment of Mr. Joseph Shemesh as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Louis Ziskin, founder and former CEO is stepping down amicably to focus his time primarily on further growing SuperCall Inc., the celebrity video chat application, which recently garnered prominent press attention with its Thanksgiving campaign, featuring Ashley Benson. Mr. Ziskin will keep an advisory role to DropIn, as well as keep his…

Nielsen Welcomes Sandra Sims-Williams As Senior Vice President Of Diversity & Inclusion

Nielsen announced that Sandra Sims-Williams will join the company as Senior Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion (D&I), beginning January, 2020. In this role, Ms. Sims-Williams will lead Nielsen's D&I strategy and teams for both the Media and Connect sides of the business, through Nielsen's transition into two independent, publicly traded companies. As Senior Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion, she will join the company's executive leadership team and will report to Nielsen's Chief Executive…

LogMein Brings Integrated AI Chatbot and Human Customer Engagement to the World’s Most Popular Messaging Apps

Bold360 Expands Messaging to WhatsApp, WeChat, Facebook Messenger, and SMS Text LogMeIn announced it is making it easier than ever for customers to engage with businesses on the messaging applications they prefer to use. Bold360’s latest release helps businesses transform contact centers by offering always-on, scalable, and best-in-class customer engagement on the most popular global messaging channels including WhatsApp, WeChat, Facebook Messenger, and SMS Text. Messaging apps have become a preferred platform for…

Acquia to Acquire Customer Data Platform AgilOne to Deliver More Powerful Customer Experiences based on AI

Unifies customer data from disparate platforms; drives personal experiences across every channel Acquia announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire AgilOne, the leading customer data platform (CDP) for enterprises, to further deliver on its vision of providing open digital experiences. AgilOne brings valuable new capabilities to Acquia’s Open Digital Experience Platform, which harnesses the power of customer data and artificial intelligence (AI) to understand, acquire, and engage with customers.…