How Everest Removes Barriers
Everest is the world’s only device-free globally accessible, digital transaction protocol with built-in identity. Through the use of digital identities, electronic wallets, document management, and biometrics, users will be able to digitally verify their identity for public services and claim their social and economic rights.
Digital Identity on the blockchain is a gateway to all other use cases…
– Asian Development Bank
The inability to prove identity is the single most significant barrier to economic inclusion. Banks, governments, NGOs, hospitals, businesses & users require ID verification, a wallet, and transaction system to exchange value.
Everest is gaining traction around the world. Catch up with the story so far:
Everest chosen for Inclusive Fintech 50 2019 MetLife Foundation Visa Inc, global nonprofit Accion and World Bank Group member
“Inclusive Fintech 50 demonstrates that there are fintechs able to reach underserved populations with appropriate financial products,” said Sarah Willis, Director of Financial Health & Inclusion at MetLife Foundation.”
"Ultimately, we will see decentralized blockchain systems such as Everest take hold because of the way they uniquely address the 2 biggest components of Identity: Authentication and Authorization. "
"Identity startup Everest is addressing the challenges of the identity for development (ID4D) market with a new platform based on blockchain and biometrics."
"The partnership will utilize 1000 Alternatives’ incubators in each country to train entrepreneurs to build distributed applications (“DApps”) on top of the Everest platform
"Everest, ID2020 and the Government of Indonesia (TNP2K Secretariat) Announce Innovative Identity and Blockchain Pilot "
Learn more about the Everest project and team from interviews and our team’s blog:
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