Community Posts

May 22, 2019

Announcing the new Sovrin Governance Framework blog series

By Drummond Reed, Chair of the Sovrin Governance Framework Working Group Welcome to the new monthly blog of the Sovrin Governance Framework Working Group (SGFWG). We are launching this blog to celebrate the launch of the Sovrin Governance Framework (SGF) Version 2, which was formally approved by the Sovrin Board of Trustees on 27 March […]

May 21, 2019

Sovrin proudly contributes to Hyperledger Aries

By Sam Curren, Sovrin Agent Architect One of the clear highlights of Consensus 2019 for the decentralized identity community was when Brian Behlendorf took the stage and announced Hyperledger Aries, the newest project to be accepted into Hyperledger under the Linux Foundation. Sovrin Foundation led the charge for Aries to be added to Hyperledger. Aries […]

February 18, 2019

2018 Yearly Report—Moving Forward

Dear Sovrin Community, I’m delighted to share with you the Sovrin Foundation 2018 annual report showcasing the fantastic growth and stability we saw last year. To date, the Sovrin Foundation has approved over 70 Stewards and welcomed contributions from over 250 unique contributors. Some of the highlights of the report include: Upgrading the Sovrin Network with key […]

January 4, 2019

Sovrin Looks Forward to the New Year

Dear Sovrin Community  –  Within the Sovrin Foundation you’ll find a combination of unique traits that are woven into the fabric of this small, but growing, organization. Perhaps these traits are a function of the size of our organization and its humble beginnings. Small groups of people with shared passions often work well together. Perhaps […]

December 20, 2018

Self-Sovereign Identity Video: An Introduction to Sovrin

Imagine a world where the things you use to prove your existence in the physical world (like a driver’s license, passport or college degree) could be securely stored, managed and shared online. The Sovrin Network is designed to do this. Sovrin gives identity holders the ability to manage controllable, trustworthy, and verifiable digital credentials– that […]

December 19, 2018

Sovrin Welcomes Anonyome Labs, Dativa, regio iT, and Unveil.Social as Founding Stewards

This month we’re happy to welcome Anonyome Labs, Dativa, regio iT, and Unveil.Social as Sovrin Foundation Founding Stewards. With these new additions, we welcomed 32 new Stewards in 2018. Our Stewards’ demographics are diverse, spanning every industry – banking, blockchain development, education, cyber security, engineering, entertainment, FinTech, government, healthcare, legal and technology – and nearly […]

December 14, 2018

Workday’s Behind the Cloud Series Features Sovrin Foundation Chairman

Behind the Cloud is a video series produced by Workday, (NASDAQ: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. The series explores the technology and people integral to the enterprise cloud. Dr. Phillip Windley, Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Sovrin Foundation and co-founder of the Internet Identity Workshop, […]

November 29, 2018

Sovrin Welcomes EBPI, lab10 collective, Spark, and Swisscom Blockchain as Founding Stewards

We’re excited to welcome the European Business Process Institute (EBPI), lab10 collective, Spark, and Swisscom Blockchain as Founding Stewards. These organizations join more than 50 Sovrin Stewards who span software experts, telecom and IT giants, NGOs, blockchain experts and financial institutions. Sovrin Stewards share a common belief in self-sovereign identity (SSI) as a public utility […]

November 20, 2018

Use Case Spotlight: CULedger Uses Sovrin to Make SSI a Reality for Credit Unions

The Sovrin Foundation was thrilled in May 2018 when Denver-based CULedger applied to become a Founding Sovrin Steward. CULedger is a credit union service organization (CUSO) that focuses on delivering innovative applications to credit unions through its distributed ledger platform (DLT). Their flagship product, MyCUID, is a DLT built platform that enables credit unions to […]

November 2, 2018

Event: TPAC 2018

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community where member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop standards across the internet. Every year the W3C holds combined Technical Plenary and Advisory Committee meetings (TPAC). This year TPAC 2018 took place at Cité Centre des Congrès de Lyon, France from October […]