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Identity - Take Control Of Your Personal Data - Persona, Civic

What would happen if you didn't have to store your private data with 3rd party companies?

Hosts
Matt Aaron & Nick Cuttonaro

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About the Episode

On today’s episode, we’ll be talking about how blockchain technology will be impacting the identity verification industry.

Online fraud and identity hacks are a serious problem.

Identity theft, fraud cost consumers more than $16 billion in 2016.

We revisit the Equifax hack and the downsides of the current industry: companies becoming custodians of our data.

Your data can live in a centralized company data system forever, vulnerable to data thieves.

High school and college kids; Fake ids may be a thing of the past...

Two blockchain projects offering a solution to verify identity cheaper, faster, and MUCH more securely: Persona and Civic.

Blockchain technology has the opportunity to enhance a broken industry for the better.

About the Hosts

Matt Aaron

Matt Aaron has been podcasting since 2013, when he launched the Food Startups Podcast.

He recently found a second love in cryptocurrency and blockchain and hasn't looked back.

His first major investment into cryptocurrency was the money he made betting on (but not voting for) that Donald Trump would win the 2016 election.

Matt believes that public blockchains and cryptocurrencies are the solution to the many problems exposed of the current banking system in the 2008 financial crisis.

Nick Cuttonaro

Nick Cuttonaro is the Founder & President of The Link Builders, one the of the top Online Reputation Management agencies in the world. Mr. Cuttonaro specializes in creating, protecting, and promoting leading direct-response marketing and financial services brands with an interest in promoting blockchain-based tech startups on his website CoinReviews.io.

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