Startupticker: OneVisage settles in new offices in Silicon Valley

by admin on March 31, 2017

OneVisage, the Swiss-based 3D facial authentication solution pioneer, announces its expansion into North America with a new office in Sunnyvale, CA. The startup also appointed a new Vice president of Sales Americas.

OneVisage is a leading cyber-security company providing 3D facial authentication services to enable financial services, Identity & Access Management providers and cyber-security integrators to reduce identity theft and transaction abandonments. The startup’s 3DAuth solutions provides higher security and greater user’s experience than passwords, security tokens or other biometric modalities at a fraction of their prices by using cutting edge 3D facial authentication technology running on consumer-grade mobile devices.

OneVisage now brings its pioneer services to the United States whilst settling in its new offices in Silicon Valley. In addition to its expansion, OneVisage nominated of Brian Haverty, Vice President of Sales Americas to new offices in Sunnyvale. Brian is a proven Senior Executive with an impressive track record of driving revenue and market share for both start-up and Fortune 500 companies. Brian’s career spans over 25 years leading sales and business development teams at Office Depot, American Express, Ebay, Global Address, Exact Software and Strands Finance.

“I am looking forward to the opportunity to introduce OneVisage’s breakthrough 3D Facial Authentication software into the North American market and beyond. I’m thrilled to help financial services, identity management providers and cyber-security solution providers seriously reduce identity frauds and improve on-boarding processes.” said Brian Haverty, VP Sales of Americas.

“The market is now accelerating and there is a clear shift in the industry with facial authentication. Banking and financial firms are facing urgent needs to replace their expensive, complex and unsafe password schemes. I am really excited to have appointed Brian Haverty to unleash our 3D facial authentication solution in North America and stay close to our customers and partners.” said Christophe Remillet, CEO and the founder of OneVisage.

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Link to press article: http://startupticker.ch/en/news/march-2017/onevisage-settles-in-new-offices-in-silicon-valley

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OneVisage® sets foot in the US with new offices in Silicon Valley

by admin on March 29, 2017

PressRelease-BannerOneVisage, the Swiss-based 3D facial authentication solution pioneer, announces its expansion into North America with a new office in Sunnyvale, CA.


Lausanne, Switzerland, 29th March 2017: OneVisage SA, the award-winning and leading 3D facial authentication company today announces the nomination of Brian Haverty as Vice President Sales Americas.

The market is now accelerating and there is a clear shift in the industry with facial authentication. Banking and financial firms are facing urgent needs to replace their expensive, complex and unsafe password schemes. I am really excited to have appointed Brian Haverty to unleash our 3D facial authentication solution in North America and stay close to our customers and partners.” said Christophe Remillet, CEO and the founder of OneVisage.

The new offices in Sunnyvale will be run by Brian Haverty, formerly VP Sales of Americas. Brian is a proven Senior Executive with an impressive track record of driving revenue and market share for both start-up and Fortune 500 companies. A results-driven leader with a distinguished career building scalable sales and business development organizations. An accomplished professional with strong leadership skills, proven success in surpassing goals, operating under budget and a solid reputation for exceeding expectations. Brian’s career spans over 25 years leading sales and business development teams at Office Depot, American Express, Ebay, Global Address, Exact Software and Strands Finance.

I am looking forward to the opportunity to introduce OneVisage’s breakthrough 3D Facial Authentication software into the North American market and beyond. I’m thrilled to help financial services, identity management providers and cyber-security solution providers seriously reduce identity frauds and improve on-boarding processes.” said Brian Haverty, VP Sales of Americas.

For general information inquiries, please send an email at info@onevisage.com

About OneVisage®

OneVisage® is a leading cyber-security company founded in 2013 headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, that enables financial services, Identity & Access Management providers and cyber-security integrators to reduce identity theft and transaction abandonments. Our 3DAuth™ solutions provide higher security and greater user’s experience than passwords, security tokens or other biometric modalities at a fraction of their prices by using cutting edge 3D facial authentication technology running on consumer-grade mobile devices. OneVisage® has been awarded Edison Awards 2016 – ICT Security gold medal, Red Herring 2015 Top 100 Europe and CTIA Startup Lab 2015 – Identity Management Winner. OneVisage® is a member of the FIDO alliance and European Association for Biometrics (EAB) associations.

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OneVisage to Join Silicon Valley Plug & Play Accelerator by Startupticker

by admin on March 24, 2017

OneVisage, a Lausanne based startup specialising in cyber security solutions, has been selected among the companies that will join the Silicon Valley accelerator Plug and Play in the 2017 FinTech Accelerator Batch. OneVisage is the only Swiss startup participating in the program.

OneVisage is a cyber-security company developing biometric solutions for financial services integrators and identity management providers. The startup developed a 3D facial authentication technology, which will allow financial services, cybersecurity, identity & access management and healthcare providers to offer simple, secure, universal and cost-effective authentication to their end users.

Having convinced the Silicon Valley Plug and Play Ventures team, the OneVisage was selected among the 175 startups to join Silicon Valley Plug & Play Accelerator in the Fintech Accelerator Batch this spring.

With 175 startups out of the 8,500 submissions, the Silicon Valley accelerator Plug and play is taking in the largest cohort ever. The startups including the OneVisage make up the fifth batch which will begin this spring through June in nine separate programs based on each company’s focus. Each program comprises of different weekly educational sessions with mentors, experts, partners and investors, as well as larger, program-wide networking activities ahead of the cohort’s demo day in June. The startups will also be introduced to the ecosystem of 180 corporate partners, 200 VCs, and 583 alumni.

“We look forward to the arrival of brilliant minds to our headquarters. We foresee our corporate partners more involved than ever. The startups can expect to run more pilots, diversify their business offerings, and raise additional funding to build their dream,” comments our Founder and CEO, Saeed Amidi.

The Accelerator Plug and Place takes no equity from its participants, spokeswoman Allison Romero said to the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Startups get free desk space in Sunnyvale and free meals through the duration of the program. Between now and June, Plug and Play’s goal will be to identify the most promising startups in the program, and invest in those. Plug and Play runs a total of 11 accelerator programs, in partnership with large corporations.

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Press article: http://www.startupticker.ch/en/news/march-2017/onevisage-to-join-silicon-valley-plug-play-accelerator

 

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OneVisage Selected by Silicon Valley Plug & Play to Join FinTech Accelerator Batch

by admin on March 23, 2017

March 22nd, 2017 –  Meet the 175 Startups Joining Our Programs by Plug & Play

We are accepting the largest cohort to date, running nine of our program simultaneously. These 175 startups have been hand-selected by our Ventures Team to be introduced to our ecosystem of 180 corporate partners, 200 VCs, and 583 alumni. “We look forward to the arrival of brilliant minds to our headquarters. We foresee our corporate […]

We are accepting the largest cohort to date, running nine of our program simultaneously. These 175 startups have been hand-selected by our Ventures Team to be introduced to our ecosystem of 180 corporate partners, 200 VCs, and 583 alumni.

“We look forward to the arrival of brilliant minds to our headquarters. We foresee our corporate partners more involved than ever. The startups can expect to run more pilots, diversify their business offerings, and raise additional funding to build their dream,” comments our Founder and CEO, Saeed Amidi.

Get a first look of the startups below and get your tickets to meet them at our Summer Summit June 6th-8th at our HQ.

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OneVisage®, a leading 3D face authentication technology company, successfully closes its Seed financing round

by admin on March 1, 2017

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OneVisage SA secures seed financing from financial and strategic investors, including Polytech Ecosystem Ventures, SICPA Finance and angels.  The funding will accelerate the industrialization of its patent pending 3DAuth solution.


LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – February 28th 2017 – OneVisage SA, the award-winning and leading 3D facial authentication company today announced that is has closed its first venture capital financing. The seed round has been led by Polytech Ecosystem Ventures with participation from SICPA Finance, a leading government security company, and angels, including Maxim Lyadvinsky.

The funds will be used to secure sales and R&D talents to bring 3DAuth technology to a first production-ready version and enable initial production later this year. Currently OneVisage works closely with early adopter customers – including leading banks in USA and Switzerland. The pilots will prove the superior level of security, universality – more than 80% of smartphones in the market – and architecture flexibility compare to other biometric solutions, while preserving great user-experience and cost-effectiveness

Thanks to our 3D facial authentication technology and solutions, financial services, cybersecurity, identity & access management and healthcare providers, will soon propose simple, secure, universal and cost-effective authentication solutions to end-users. Unlike other biometric modalities, 3DAuth technology is hardware agnostic and runs on any consumer-grade mobile device using a 0.3 MP frontal camera. This turns to be a major game changer as OneVisage can potentially enable hundreds of millions of people on the five continents to access digital services in a truly secure way, regardless if they own low-entry or high end mobile devices.” said Christophe Remillet, CEO of OneVisage.

OneVisage enables financial services and Identity Management providers to verify the identity of customers and protect the digital identity of individuals.” said Polytech Ecosystem Ventures’ manager Guillaume Dubray. “As cybercrimes now represent more than $ 400 billion to businesses worldwide per year, it becomes urgent to stop identity frauds without sacrificing user-experience. OneVisage has developed a simple and strong 3D facial authentication technology and is positioned to become a key player in the digital identity market.”

« Future mobile phones equipped with 3D cams will enable reliable password-less authentication for mobile users. OneVisage is the perfect fit here, offering strong authentication, that is stronger than 2D face recognition and stronger than fingerprint. » said Maxim Lyadvinsky.

For general information inquiries, please send an email at info@onevisage.com

About OneVisage®

OneVisage® is a leading cyber-security company founded in 2013 headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, that enables financial services, Identity & Access Management providers and cyber-security integrators to reduce identity theft and transaction abandonments. Our 3DAuth™ solutions provide higher security and greater user’s experience than passwords, security tokens or other biometric modalities at a fraction of their prices by using cutting edge 3D facial authentication technology running on consumer-grade mobile devices. OneVisage® has been awarded Edison Awards 2016 – ICT Security gold medal, Red Herring 2015 Top 100 Europe and CTIA Startup Lab 2015 – Identity Management Winner. OneVisage® is a member of the FIDO alliance and European Association for Biometrics (EAB) associations.

 

About Polytech Ecosystem Ventures

Polytech Ecosystem Ventures is an early stage VC firm based in Switzerland and in Silicon Valley with a strong international focus. Our strategic location at EPFL in Lausanne grants us access to one of the most dynamic and recognized innovation centers in the world, while our permanent presence in Silicon Valley gives us access to an ecosystem entirely dedicated to start-ups. https://polytechecosystem.vc/

 

About SICPA

Founded in 1927 and headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, SICPA is a trusted global provider of security inks as well as secured identification, traceability and authentication solutions. With high-technology security inks at the core of its expertise, the company protects the majority of the world’s banknotes, security and value documents, as well as a wide range of consumer and industrial products. It offers solutions and services to governments and industry, ensuring product authentication, traceability and protection as well as tax reconciliation. www.sicpa.com

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