Humaniq launches biometrics-powered fintech app in five African countries

Humaniq has announced the launch of its Android App to enable users in Africa to access to next-generation financial services with facial recognition. The application is designed for people currently excluded from financial services, and includes a mobile wallet with its own HMQ cryptocurrency and a messenger with end-to-end encryption. In addition to facial recognition, it also leverages behavioural biometrics. “Humaniq is a project with a strong social message,” says Kirill Goryunov, CPO, Humaniq. “The ecosystem we have created and

Humaniq and Coinfirm partner to improve trust in financial inclusion technology

Fintech firm Humaniq and Blockchain company Coinfirm have announced a partnership to provide advanced security and transparency for financial inclusion technology. Coinfirm’s anti-money-laundering (AML) solution will be integrated with Humaniq’s ecosystem to protect transactions made with its native HMQ token. Coinfirm will apply its regtech (regulatory technology) to all white-labelled HMQ wallets on Humaniq’s network to provide information about registered secure wallets, which will increase the efficiency of transactions and improve trust for new and existing members of global markets,

Humaniq founder taking over as chief executive

Alex Fork, the founder of Humaniq, is taking over as CEO as Dinis Guarda steps down to take up a new role in another business. Guarda was appointed as an interim CEO on a short-term contract, successfully establishing a strong and stable base for Humaniq through its startup phase, enabling the company to set up partnerships with numerous companies and several fintech influencers globally. The appointment of Fork as chief executive will see the company build on this foundation and

Humaniq launches financial inclusion app with biometric authentication

Humaniq has launched its Blockchain-powered financial inclusion app. According to a company statement, the app will enable the world’s 2 billion-plus unbanked people the opportunity to start making payments using biometric technology and UI crypto wallet. The Humaniq ‘LITE’ version of the app will be available for Android on July 31 and will be the focus of a pilot program that will soon be launched in Ghana, West Africa. For the first time, HMQ tokens (Humaniq coin) will become available

Humaniq demonstrating biometric wallet app at Consensus 2017

Blockchain technology startup Humaniq is conducting a live demonstration of its Ethereum-based blockchain banking app at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2017, this week at the New York Marriot Marquis, according to a report by Econotimes. Designed for both iOS and Android users, Humaniq’s Mobile Wallet provides users with quick access to their balances as well as transactions with other users/merchants. The app manages private and public keys for the user, which are used to authorize transactions locally. Humaniq also offers an API