July 28th, 2020
12 PM EDT
We’re excited to announce our inaugural KNOW Identity Digital Investor Forum!
In this digital event series, we’ll unite accredited investors, prospecting startup founders, and market analysts to dive into investing and fundraising in the growing, dynamic identity industry.
In addition to the leading content KNOW Identity is famed for, startup founders will have an opportunity to present their companies in a live 10-minute presentation.
Investing in Identity Digital Forum
In our first-ever Digital Investor Forum, we’ll unite those leading this dynamic industry forward to spark conversations and provide actionable insights on investing in identity. This month, our thought leaders will take a sharp focus on IDV and authentication in three inspired sessions. In addition, we’ll spotlight three of the industry’s most disruptive new startups in demo sessions throughout the day.
- Tuesday 28, July
- 12:00 pmIdentity Investments During a Black Swan EventPanelTravis Jarae (M)CEO
One World IdentityJacqueline ShobackCo Founder & Managing Director
OWI VenturesTed WangInvestment Partner
Cowboy VenturesCybersecurity has seen unprecedented levels of deal-making, with identity management, verification, and authentication companies a crown jewel for VCs. As the enterprise shifts to cloud-based data centers and security, digital identity solutions promise big money... really big money ($7B in 2019). Now, COVID-19 has caused seismic acceleration of online identity verification and digital account opening, with VCs eyeing the next wave of darlings doubling down on digital transformation.
- 12:40 pmStartup Demo : Passbase No-Code KYCDemoDave McGibbonCo-Founder & Chief Operating Officer
PassbasePassbase makes user verification simple. We give developers the tools they need to verify new users faster, cheaper and with bank-level confidence. Our mission is to create a more privacy-centric future that gives people control over their data.
- 1:00 pmCapital Markets: Identity’s Shot in the Major LeaguesPanelCameron D’Ambrosi (M)Principal, Advisory Services
One World IdentityMatt CarbonaraCiti
Managing Director, Venture InvestingLiron GitigFTV Capital
PartnerTechnological innovation has unlocked identity applications that were unthinkable less than a decade ago, with a profound impact on the viability of digital identity business models globally. Not every investment, however, is a home run. From internationalization to offshore operations, you'll hear from the teams directly deploying capital to grow post-revenue identity companies and cement their market position as industry titans.
- 1:40 pmStartup Demo : UnikenDemoBimal GandhiCEO
Uniken Inc.We started by understanding the fundamental issues with business data. In the process, we witnessed first-hand the downstream effects and resulting challenges for businesses across payments, insurance, lending, and credit. Today, we're focused on providing deep contextual information on any business, helping these companies onboard faster and efficiently reduce risk.
- 2:00 pm2:40 pmIntroducing All-Stars: the Third Wave of Digital IdentityPanelDave McGibbonCo-Founder & Chief Operating Officer
Uniken Inc.Travis Jarae (M)CEO
One World IdentityIdentity companies are nurturing some of the most influential technologies in today's global economy. These early-stage founders are helping refugees secure portable identities, defend sensitive data against bad actors, and helping consumers trust institutions in the digital age.