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ATB Ventures

ATB Ventures is the research and innovation arm of ATB Financial, a leading Alberta-based financial institution. Driving growth at the edges and exploring opportunities beyond financial services, ATB Ventures focuses on helping companies bridge the gap between consumers’ increasing concerns about privacy and security, and their desire for more advanced personalized experiences.

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ATB Ventures’ Oliu to provide identity verification for Alberta.ca users

Calgary-based ATB Ventures has secured a deal to provide its digital trust platform, Oliu, to the Government of Alberta. A…

Feb 27, 2024

ATB Ventures becomes first service provider to receive DIACC PCTF certification

A release from the Digital Identification and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) says that Oliu, a blockchain-identity management and verification…

Dec 8, 2023

Selfie biometrics adopted by fintechs amid 70% fraud rate spike at financial institutions

Overall fraud incidents are up 20 percent, according to findings from the Identity Fraud Report 2024 from ID verification platform…

Oct 18, 2023

Digital ID can help curb rampant insurance fraud, says Azim Esmail of ATB Ventures

The insurance sector has a $308 billion problem. That’s what the industry is estimated to have lost to fraud in…

Aug 22, 2023

Axiad, Journey, SDO and Oliu update passwordless digital ID management software

A quartet of announcements reveal a new software package from Axiad and a distribution deal for Journey which implement biometrics…

Jun 30, 2023

Identifying billions: white paper touts economic heft of digital ID

The convenience and practical security benefits of digital credentials are often listed among their top benefits. But a new white…

Oct 3, 2022

Decentralized digital ID suite Oliu launched by ATB Ventures for Canadian enterprises

ATB Ventures has launched its suite of digital identity software products for enterprises in Canada, consisting of the Oliu platform,…

Feb 16, 2022

ATB Ventures works with Canadian government on digital ID proof of concept

Alberta-based ATB Ventures is partnering with the government of Canada to develop a proof of concept for a National Digital…

Jun 22, 2021

Digital identity proliferation spurs customer concern for ethical data usage, says ATB report

Consumers in North America are distrustful of tech companies and their commitment to data privacy, according to a Tech and…

Feb 10, 2021

Biometrics, digital ID alliances joined by Princeton Identity, Idemia, ATB Ventures, Transmit Security

Several organizations dedicated to biometrics and digital ID have added companies to their membership ranks. Princeton Identity has joined a…

Jan 26, 2021

ATB Ventures tackles digital ID, bias in AI to support technology growth in Alberta

ATB Ventures, the research and development arm of financial institution ATB Financial, has announced an intention to support work into…

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