Magdi Amin, investment partner at Omidyar Network discussed protecting the digital identity of Africans in a recent Biz Community article. “Studies show that Africa stands to gain more from the adoption of digital identity than any other region in the world; it also risks a lot if the systems are designed without safeguards. How we treat our identity data will determine if digital identity empowers or exploits Africans.”
After receiving investments from PayPal, Flourish, and Omidyar Network earlier this year, Cambridge Blockchain has announced it will deliver the future of digital identity for Europe and beyond, shares CEO and co-founder Matthew Commons.
Omidyar Network investee IIIT-Bangalore announces the release of code for a Modular, Open-Source Identity Platform that government and private-sector developers can use and build upon to issue foundational IDs.