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AID:Tech is a United Nations Global Compact Signatory 925 523 Aid.Technology

AID:Tech is a United Nations Global Compact Signatory

We are proud to announce that we are now active participants in the UN Global Compact network.  We stand committed to making the Global Compact and its principles part of our strategy, culture and day-to-day operations of AID:Tech. We also will engage in collaborative projects which advance the broader development goals…

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Reaching Sustainable Development Goals – AID:Tech pioneers Digital ID platform to deliver aid transparently 925 523 Aid.Technology

Reaching Sustainable Development Goals – AID:Tech pioneers Digital ID platform to deliver aid transparently

AID:Tech provides blockchain-based technology and planning solutions to help governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and charities with humanitarian aid funding. More than $1.1 trillion of aid funding is lost each year to waste, inefficiencies and illegal outflows, and more than 2.5 billion people in the world today have no legal identity,…

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FastCompany.com – How Blockchains Could Revolutionize International Aid 1024 432 Aid.Technology

FastCompany.com – How Blockchains Could Revolutionize International Aid

We are delighted to share our AID:Tech feature on FastCompany.com – How Blockchains Could Revolutionize International Aid. Have a look here to read the article. https://www.fastcompany.com/40423714/how-blockchains-could-revolutionize-international-aid AID:Tech brings social and financial inclusion to the world’s underserved population through Digital Identity powered by the Blockchain. Blockchain gives humanitarian organisations the ability to sidestep…

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United Nations ID2020 Summit with AID:Tech’s Joseph Thompson 1024 432 Aid.Technology

United Nations ID2020 Summit with AID:Tech’s Joseph Thompson

ID2020 SUMMIT AT THE U.N. Most of us reading this article can verify our identity easily through government issued passports, driver licenses and ID cards, or provide proof of their skills, educational diplomas and verify their home address to show who they are. This is not the case for over…

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AID:Tech featured story on IBM Developer Works about IBM SmartCamp @ Launch Festival Win 673 458 Aid.Technology

AID:Tech featured story on IBM Developer Works about IBM SmartCamp @ Launch Festival Win

Blockchain startup AID:Tech brings more transparency to NGOs and wins $25,000 investment from Jason Calacanis AID:Tech has proudly won investment for our Blockchain Digital Identity Solution at the 2017 IBM SmartCamp @ Launch Festival in San Francisco. The grand prize is an investment from Silicon Valley angel investor Jason Calacanis.…

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AID:Tech Named the 6th Most Disruptive Business in the World in the Disrupt 100 List 925 523 Aid.Technology

AID:Tech Named the 6th Most Disruptive Business in the World in the Disrupt 100 List

AID:Tech was named the 6th Most Disruptive Business in the World in the Tällt Disrupt 100 List. We are very proud of our team and honoured to be amongst the very best companies making a difference in global business.  AID:Tech is featured as “Making aid cash flows transparent” through our…

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Big win for AID:Tech at the Citi Tech for Integrity Challenge (T4I) Dublin Awards 768 1024 Aid.Technology

Big win for AID:Tech at the Citi Tech for Integrity Challenge (T4I) Dublin Awards

We are honoured to be the overall winner at the Citi Tech T4I for Challenge – Dublin. The T4I Challenge aims to encourage tech innovators to create solutions to promote integrity, accountability and transparency in the public sector.  The award event was held May 18th, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. Citi’s T4I…

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AID:Tech shortlisted for the RIA US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards in the SME category 1024 768 Aid.Technology

AID:Tech shortlisted for the RIA US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards in the SME category

The US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards is a joint initiative of the Royal Irish Academy and the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland. They recognise and acknowledge exemplary ideas, originating in Irish organisations, making a social and economic impact through research innovation in meeting market needs.  We were delighted to be nominated in…

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AID:Tech wins Silver in The Bank of Ireland Startup 2017 Awards 1024 538 Aid.Technology

AID:Tech wins Silver in The Bank of Ireland Startup 2017 Awards

AID:Tech are delighted to have won a Silver award at The 2017 Bank of Ireland Startup Awards in the Sustainable Startup Category.  AID:Tech was nominated in both the Sustainable Startup Category & Fintech Startup Categories http://startupawards.ie/national-shortlist/. Thank you to all of our fellow nominees and a special thank you to Bank of Ireland for…

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How Digital Identity Can Bring Social and Financial Inclusion 1024 432 Aid.Technology

How Digital Identity Can Bring Social and Financial Inclusion

Blockchains give humanitarian organisations the ability to sidestep costly middlemen, to access and verify critical information, and to track the flow of funds and resources from donation through to delivery. It also gives people – beneficiaries and donors alike – the ability to know where their resources are going, and…

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Niall Dennehy takes Digital Agenda’s 10-question Q&A test 635 251 Aid.Technology

Niall Dennehy takes Digital Agenda’s 10-question Q&A test

Digital Agenda kindly asked Niall our COO to give his insight to a 10 question Q&A series. Have a read here to see his reply. http://www.digital-agenda.co.uk/features/myagenda-niall-dennehy/ We greatly admire Digital Agenda’s dedication to bring change to the world –  from their website we find this explains what they do best: DigitalAgenda…

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AID:Tech featured on Transparency.org.uk 635 251 Aid.Technology

AID:Tech featured on Transparency.org.uk

From the post: NEW KID ON THE BLOCKCHAIN. THE DISTRIBUTED LEDGER AND THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION ‘Aid:Tech have moved beyond the hypothetical to the use case having developed a system to digitally distribute aid to refugees. In 2015 Aid:Tech ran a pilot distributing ten thousand pounds to one hundred refugee…

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The implications of blockchain technology for the humanitarian sector 1024 432 Aid.Technology

The implications of blockchain technology for the humanitarian sector

Initially created as an enabler of digital cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, blockchain technology is starting to make waves in other areas. Majority of the currently functional (as opposed to proof-of-concept) blockchain applications relate to backoffice operations and services. For example, the Nasdaq stock exchange has launched its Linq blockchain ledger…

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SAS feature – Blockchain tech could boost Australian aid 787 382 Aid.Technology

SAS feature – Blockchain tech could boost Australian aid

AID:Tech was featured on SAS News website: sbs.com.au. SAS is Australia’s only multicultural & multilingual public broadcaster.  The article discusses how AID:Tech have pioneered the use of blockchain technology to deliver food to Syrian refugees in Lebanon is exploring opportunities to team up with Australia’s foreign aid program. Joseph Thompson,…

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Sky News.com Australia features article on AID:Tech 843 533 Aid.Technology

Sky News.com Australia features article on AID:Tech

Our CEO Joseph Thompson was recently on a panel discussion on Development in the Digital Age in Canberra, Australia speaking at the European Union-Australia Leadership Forum workshop on digital technology and development. https://aiiaact.tidyhq.com/public/events/12367-development-in-the-digital-age. SkyNews.com.au featured AID:Tech in their Tech News section of their site and mentions the event. The article goes into…

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AID:Tech proudly wins Social & Economic Transformation category at Digital Agenda Impact Awards 1024 768 Aid.Technology

AID:Tech proudly wins Social & Economic Transformation category at Digital Agenda Impact Awards

We are very proud to win the Digital Agenda Impact Awards category on Social and Economic Transformation (sponsored by ClearlySo).  We are also very proud to stand alongside the other nominees and winners at the event. Technology can be force for good and we believe that the path we lead for…

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AID:Tech featured in Nasdaq article “Four Ways the Blockchain Will Make the World a Better Place”. 1000 799 Aid.Technology

AID:Tech featured in Nasdaq article “Four Ways the Blockchain Will Make the World a Better Place”.

From the Nasdaq article: Four Ways the Blockchain Will Make the World a Better Place. AID:Tech is developing a transparent digital identify recording system based on blockchain technology that ensures that aid reaches the right recipients by recording refugees identifies, health records and welfare payments. The blockchain is an ideal…

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SME category shortlist for the US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards 880 476 Aid.Technology

SME category shortlist for the US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

The shortlist for the 2017 awards have been announced for the US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards. AID:Tech are proud of this distinguished nomination in the SME category and look forward to the award results in May. The US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards are a joint initiative of the Royal Irish Academy and…

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AID:Tech wins 2017 DigitalAgenda Impact Award, sponsored by Nominet Trust 970 255 Aid.Technology

AID:Tech wins 2017 DigitalAgenda Impact Award, sponsored by Nominet Trust

AID:Tech is a proud winner at the DigitalAgenda’s Impact Awards (in the Social and Economic Transformation Category) sponsored by Nominet Trust – celebrating technology as a force for good.  This UK based initiative celebrates digital innovations making a positive impact on the way the UK lives, learns and does business. The…

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Digital Agenda – Impact Award winners announced 600 399 Aid.Technology

Digital Agenda – Impact Award winners announced

We are delighted to be amongst the 13 world class winners of the first-ever DigitalAgenda Impact Awards, sponsored by Nominet Trust, have been announced. The awards were held at London’s Barbican Centre to celebrate digital innovations making a positive impact on the way the UK lives, learns and does business. The…

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Irish start-ups punch above their weight, says Techstars’ Max Kelly 1000 668 Aid.Technology

Irish start-ups punch above their weight, says Techstars’ Max Kelly

We are delighted to be mentioned in Silicon Republic’s interview with Techstar’s Max Kelly. Here is a little taster of the article. The head of Techstars London believes that honesty is the best policy, and has developed something of a modus operandi for figuring out which start-ups will go the…

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London Startup AID:Tech announced as semi-finalists for IBM SmartCamp 841 289 Aid.Technology

London Startup AID:Tech announced as semi-finalists for IBM SmartCamp

Congratulations to London companies Flock and AidTech for being announced as semi-finalists in IBM SmartCamp’s global pitch competition. It’s been 8 years since IBM began producing IBM SmartCamp, a global pitch competition providing founders everywhere with coaching, mentorship, connections, and a stage to share their businesses with the world. Every…

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IRISH TECH NEWS FINTECH 20 IRELAND WINNERS ANNOUNCED 768 1024 Aid.Technology

IRISH TECH NEWS FINTECH 20 IRELAND WINNERS ANNOUNCED

AID:Tech are delighted to be amongst the 20 winners of the Irish Tech News Fintech awards held at The Science Gallery in Dublin. We are proud to be amongst the companies that made the Top 20 list for 2016. http://irishtechnews.ie/irish-tech-news-fintech-20-ireland-winners-announced/

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SocialTech feature AID:Tech – Blockchain technology keeps track of aid distribution 997 324 Aid.Technology

SocialTech feature AID:Tech – Blockchain technology keeps track of aid distribution

We are delighted to be featured on socialtech.org.uk – Nominet Trust 100 Social Tech Guide for 2016. Here is the link to our listing on the site.  http://www.socialtech.org.uk/projects/aid:tech/ We are honoured to be amongst the very best Social Tech companies in the world. AID:Tech Blockchain technology keeps track of aid distribution Project…

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