Thoughts

https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/14/international-money-transfer-company-transfergo-scores-17-6m-series-b/

"This investor backed Twitter, Square and 100 other companies. Why isn't he better known as the startup king?" Read the full story here: https://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/news/2018/12/13/this-investor-gregg-kidd-twitter-square-startup.html

Greg Kidd, CEO of GlobaliD, shares his thoughts on the future of identity, regulation, and the road ahead for GlobaliD on this episode of Jo Anne Barefoot's podcast. Link here:  http://www.jsbarefoot.com/podcasts/2018/8/27/transforming-identity-globalid-ceo-greg-kidd

Portable Identity is the right and responsibility of each of us to create, control, and carry the important pieces of information that define who we are in a private, secure, and trusted manner. Other individuals, entities or authorities may validate (or “attest to”) various aspects of our identity, but portability implies that we ourselves own and manage our identity details and determine what others know…

Every person has a right, and a responsibility, to a secure, trusted, and private identity.  The prevalence of electronic connections implies that we each must identify ourselves to prove our authorization for particular conduct -- without necessarily having to give up any more private details than necessary.  For two parties to conduct their affairs in a trusted manner requires balancing reciprocal security and privacy concerns. …