ATLANTA, GA– April 20, 2017– Trust Stamp, an Atlanta Technology Village based FinTech startup, will join a cadre of the world’s top fintech startups at Money 20/20’s Startup Challenge.
Trust Stamp CEO, Andrew Gowasack said, “The Money 20/20 Startup Challenge represents an unparallelled opportunity and challenge to standout on one of the
most prestigious stages in the Fintech ecosystem. We are proud of our recent
achievements, however, this opportunity is a reminder to never get comfortable!”
Founded in January 2016, Trust Stamp has created a new paradigm for online
identity & trust using proprietary AI powered facial biometrics with proof of life to
establish user identity . In 2016 Trust Stamp completed three incubator programs
and secured two major launch partnerships and over $1.5m in seed capital. Trust
Stamp also received the Publicis 90 Gold Award at Viva Technology in Paris, was
named as one of the top-30 Blockchain startups in the World and launched its
European subsidiary at TechCrunch Disrupt in London.
In February 2017, Trust Stamp was awarded the Technology Association of Georgia’s
FinTech Innovation Award with a $50,000 grand prize. The award also included
membership in the renowned ATDC Technology Business Incubator at the Georgia
Institute of Technology.
Trust Stamp technical co-founder, Gareth Genner said, “ATDC has already accelerated
our growth by presenting us with business opportunities and access to technological
insights. Georgia Tech is one of the foremost thought leaders in our space and we
believe that their technical expertise will continue to keep us years ahead of both
cyber criminals and competitors.”
Before appearing on the national stage in October for Money 20/20, the team will
present at the 36|86 Technology Conference in Nashville TN which showcases
promising growth-stage startups innovating in traditional industries and positioning
the region to lead the country’s next wave of entrepreneurship.
Trust Stamp provides Identity & Trust as a Service. Trust Stamp’s core functionality is the use of a facial biometrics w ith proof-of-liveness t o c reate a u nique digital identity that can function as a biometric authentication tool. Trust Stamp can also attach other data to the digital identity which can be stored as an immutable hash on an enterprise server and/or in a blockchain and also facilitate biometrically based data signing and
encryption. Trust Stamp is a graduate of the Charlotte-based QC FinTech
Incubator program, the National Association of Realtors REach Accelerator and Saint Louis-based Six Thirty Cyber Accelerator.