Atlanta FinTech Startup Grabs Attention from the South East to Silicon Valley




ATLANTA, GA– February 8, 2017– Founded in January 2016, Trust Stamp has developed a proprietary facial recognition solution ushering in a new generation of authentication for financial services. In 2016 Trust Stamp completed three incubator programs, secured over $1.5m in seed capital and $1.6m in ARR, received the Publicis 90 Gold Award at Viva Technology in Paris, was named in the top-30 Blockchain startups in the World and launched its European subsidiary at TechCrunch Disrupt in London.

In December 2016, Trust Stamp was invited to compete for the Technology Association of Georgia’s annual FinTech Innovation Award. The Award promotes innovation in Georgia’s FinTech ecosystem by recognizing startups that design innovative technology-based solutions that have a positive impact on the FinTech market. A panel of judges, made up of industry experts, selected 4 finalists including Trust Stamp to present at the TAG FinTech Symposium on February 9, 2017.

“Atlanta is quickly becoming a hub for FinTech and cyber security therefore it is an honor to be recognized and supported by our peers in the local technology and startup community,” said Andrew Gowasack, Co-Founder, and CEO of Trust Stamp.

On the West Coast, Trust Stamp is one of only ten companies invited to demo at TechCrunch’s 10th Annual Crunchies Awards Show on February 6th. The Crunchies are “the Oscars of Startups and Technology,” celebrating the most compelling technology innovations of the year. This year’s honoree list is comprised of the Who’s Who of the technology world including Lyft, Slack, and SpaceX.

Gareth Genner, Co-Founder, and Chairman of Trust Stamp’s board said: “These recognitions are humbling and a testimony to the team’s hard work. We have a remarkable opportunity to disrupt authentication methodologies in the FinTech market and we recognize that this will only be achieved through continued innovation and support from our clients, strategic partners, and the local community.”

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