The GID Report — World Bank on ID, Tech’s trust gap, Brave wins, Sovrin’s token, ID+payments

The GID Report — World Bank on ID, Tech’s trust gap, Brave wins, Sovrin’s token, ID+payments is everythingWelcome to The GID Report, which includes globaliD team news, market perspectives, and industry analysis.The World Bank’s annual identity report1. I’ve only just had a chance to look over the World Bank’s Identification for Development (ID4D) report overviewing the last year. It’s worth a skim. There’s...

The GID Report— Libra retreats, Big Tech/Finance stifle innovation, and Uphold launches wallet/card

Welcome to The GID Report, a weekly newsletter that covers globaliD team and partner news, market perspectives, and industry analysis.If the world wasn’t fully woke to the grave threat of pandemic, we’re certainly hyper aware now — with market trading halted this morning at the open after the S&P 500 plummeted 7 percent. That followed plunging oil prices over the weekend as...

Greg Kidd on the Self-Sovereign Identity Incubator & why digital ID is front and center (+video!)

Greg Kidd on the Self-Sovereign Identity Incubator and why digital ID is front and center (plus a video!)This piece was originally published July 18, 2019.Last week, we announced the Self Sovereign Identity Incubator. This week, we’re picking the brain of Greg Kidd, co-founder and CEO of globaliD as well as co-founder of Hard Yaka, the investment firm backing the identity incubator.Visit https://ssiincubator.com...

The GID Report — Coronavirus, “developer-first” matters, Amazon, declining trust, and super apps

The GID Report — Coronavirus, “developer-first” matters, Amazon, declining trust, and super appsWell, COVID-19 is well and truly upon us. It’s going to get worse before it gets better. But it will get better. Be safe out there.To stay caught up on the latest, Axios has a coronavirus dashboard.This Medium post by Tomas Pueyo has a lot of great charts overviewing the situation.And WashPo...