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FinovateSpring Sneak Peek: Civic


FS2016-wdateA look at the companies demoing live to 1,500+ fintech professionals, May 10 & 11. Register now.

Civic is a personal identity-protection and -management service that allows banks, financial institutions and other merchants to confirm the usage of a SSN with the true owner of that SSN before creating new accounts.


  • Significantly decreases new account fraud and dramatically reduces identity theft
  • Allows for real-time identity confirmation
  • Stops fraud before it happens

Why it’s great
Civic is free to consumers for life, and we provide up to $1 million of free credit-protection insurance once a consumer has been verified via our website or mobile app.


Presenter: Vinny Lingham, CEO
Currently, Lingham is the CEO and co-founder at Civic. He also works as the director of the Bitcoin Foundation and is an angel investor. He has previously worked as SVP of product development at First Data Corp and served as CEO and co-founder at Gyft, sold to First Data Corp. in 2014.

Check out the rest of today’s Sneak Peeks: