(updated) Announcing the pii2014 Innovator Spotlight startups

pii2014InnovatorSpotlightCo_220x220**Update: We had a change in the line-up so we’ve modified this post to add ID.me.**


Every year, we invite a select group of startup CEOs to present their technologies on stage at Privacy Identity Innovation as part of the Innovator Spotlight program. This year’s conference (pii2014) is taking place November 12-14 in Silicon Valley, and we’re excited to announce that the following seven companies will be participating in the pii2014 Innovator Spotlight:


* BeehiveID – Led by CEO Mary Haskett, BeehiveID is a global identity validation service that enables trust by identifying bad actors online BEFORE they have a chance to commit fraud.

* Glimpse – Led by CEO Elissa Shevinsky, Glimpse is a private (disappearing) photo messaging app just for groups.

* ID.me – Led by CEO Blake Hall, ID.me is a digital identity bank and network designed to empower consumers to control how their personal data is shared with third parties in order to efficiently complete high-risk transactions or to access exclusive benefits from retailers.

* Kpass – Led by CEO Dan Nelson, Kpass is an identity platform that provides brands, apps and developers with an easy-to-implement technology solution to help manage the notice and consent requirements for the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) laws.

* Meeco – Led by CEO Katryna Dow, Meeco is a Life Management Platform that offers an all-in-one solution for you to transact online, collect your own personal data, and be more anonymous with greater control over your own privacy.

* TrustLayers – Led by CEO Adam Towvim, TrustLayers is privacy intelligence for big data. TrustLayers enables confident use of personal data, keeping companies secure in the knowledge that the organization team is following the rules.

* Virtru – Led by CEO John Ackerly, Virtru is the first company to make email privacy accessible to everyone. With a single plug-in, Virtru empowers individuals and businesses to control who receives, reviews, and retains their digital information — wherever it travels, throughout its lifespan.


Learn more about the startups on the Innovator Spotlight page, and sign up for pii2014 by October 31st to save $100 on registration fees.


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