FinovateAsia Sneak Peek: Chekk

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateAsia on November 7 and 8 in Hong Kong. Pick up your tickets today and save your spot.

Chekk is a B2B2C digital identity ecosystem. For consumers, it offers a mobile app to own, manage, and share personal data. For businesses, it provides a web portal and API to request access to data at on-boarding and during periodic refreshes.

Features

  • Is easy, secure, and reusable consumer data wallet
  • Offers a business portal to manage customers, send new data requests, and refreshes
  • Has more coming including OCR, data and document verification, and secure messaging

Why it’s great
It enables the shift of personal data ownership from the businesses to the individuals, to the benefits of both, simplifying KYC cross-businesses, cross-industry (banks, insurers, etc.) and cross-borders.

Presenter

Benjamin Petit, Hong Kong Country Manager
After having co-founded a boutique M&A in Paris supporting SMEs and start-ups, Petit came to Asia and gained 13 years of experience in large scale, private-public utilities projects.

Finovate Alumni News

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Around the web

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  • iSignthis wraps up $6.5 million private placement.
  • BizEquity bolsters executive team, adding two new VPs in product management and engineering, Amir Tahvildaran and Eric May.
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