Evernym Accelerator Program: A Global Community Building the Future of Identity with Sovrin

  Last month, self-sovereign identity (SSI) pioneer, Evernym, launched an Accelerator Program to encourage the widespread adoption of SSI. The Accelerator Program provides a collaborative forum for organizations to learn the technical, business and policy-related implications for SSI so that they can deploy decentralized identity solutions as quickly as possible. Participants also gain direct access … Read moreEvernym Accelerator Program: A Global Community Building the Future of Identity with Sovrin

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 … Read moreSovrin Welcomes EBPI, lab10 collective, Spark, and Swisscom Blockchain as Founding Stewards

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 … Read moreUse Case Spotlight: CULedger Uses Sovrin to Make SSI a Reality for Credit Unions

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 … Read moreEvent: TPAC 2018

Announcing Public Review of the Sovrin Governance Framework V2

The Sovrin Foundation is pleased to announce the beginning of the public review period for the Sovrin Governance Framework V2. As the “constitution” of the Sovrin Network, this set of documents specifies the purpose, principles, and policies that govern Sovrin as a global public utility for self-sovereign identity. The first version of the Sovrin Governance … Read moreAnnouncing Public Review of the Sovrin Governance Framework V2

“Identity for Good” Program Helps Provide SSI to NGOs and Nonprofits

We’ve teamed up with Evernym, in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, to form Identity For Good, an initiative to provide non-governmental agencies (NGOs) and nonprofit organizations with free access to the latest tools, technology, and expertise surrounding self-sovereign identity (SSI). This December, five organizations will be chosen by a panel of judges, to participate … Read more“Identity for Good” Program Helps Provide SSI to NGOs and Nonprofits

Press Release: Sovrin Foundation, Ontology and Evernym Collaborate on Interoperable Decentralized Identity Networks

Today we are excited to announce a collaborative partnership with Evernym and Ontology to co-develop our blockchain-based technologies, together helping advance self sovereign digital identity for all. This work aims to support the interoperability of our respective digital identity networks and we hope to eventually provide a seamless identity management experience for identity holders worldwide. … Read morePress Release: Sovrin Foundation, Ontology and Evernym Collaborate on Interoperable Decentralized Identity Networks

Sovrin at Rebooting the Web of Trust

This past week, Sovrin Foundation CTO Nathan George and Sovrin Security Maven Mike Lodder attended the seventh meeting of  Rebooting the Web of Trust (RWOT) in Toronto, Canada. The mission of RWOT is to share ideas, discuss important digital identity topics and write papers on the ideas and technologies being used to improve decentralization for … Read moreSovrin at Rebooting the Web of Trust

Steward Spotlight: IBM

IBM is among the world’s biggest contributors to open blockchain development and has a long history of research and innovation in emerging technologies. That is why it may come as no surprise that the company is among Sovrin’s Stewards. Today we talk to Dan Gisolfi, DE and CTO for Trusted Identity at IBM, about how … Read moreSteward Spotlight: IBM

Community Spotlight: Self-Sovereign Identity Developer Meetup Takes DID for a Spin

The Utah Sovrin Meetup group recently hosted a Developer Brown Bag in Provo, UT that brought together developers from throughout the digital identity ecosystem. Software engineers from BYU’s Pico Labs and the Sovrin community came together with programmers and enthusiasts from companies like Evernym and ControlFusion to talk about Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) and Pico Engines. … Read moreCommunity Spotlight: Self-Sovereign Identity Developer Meetup Takes DID for a Spin