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Independent Audit Validates Mobile Voting System After Denver Elections

Independent Audit Validates Mobile Voting System After Denver Elections

Mobile voting is a step closer to mainstream legitimacy, with authorities in Denver having concluded a successful audit of a mobile voting system deployed in a municipal election this past spring. Developed by Voatz, the mobile voting system used the biometric authentication technologies built into contemporary smartphones for voter verification, and leveraged blockchain public ledger…

Biometric Voting: Voatz Raises $7 Million

Biometric Voting: Voatz Raises $7 Million

Mobile biometric voting startup Voatz has received $7 million in series-A funding from a group led by Medici Ventures and Techstars, with additional contributions from the Urban Innovation Fund and Oakhouse Partners. The money will be used to make Voatz more accessible, and to upgrade its security as it trials the platform in more jurisdictions.…

Blockchain-, Biometrics-Based e-Voting Platform Generates VC Excitement

Blockchain-, Biometrics-Based e-Voting Platform Generates VC Excitement

A startup developing an electronic voting platform based on biometrics and blockchain has received some considerable backing in venture capital. Boston-based Voatz has announced that it has raised $2.2 million in seed funding from an investment round led by Medici Ventures with contributions from Oakhouse Partners and the Urban Innovation Fund. The Voatz platform is…