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Voatz

Website: voatz.com

Voatz is a for-profit, private mobile election voting application. The stated mission of Voatz is to “make voting not only more accessible and secure, but also more transparent, auditable and accountable.” The company is headquartered in Brookline, Massachusetts.

Voatz Biometrics News

 

Voatz biometric voting platform complies with U.S. guidelines

Pro V&V, an independent federally-certified Voting System Test Laboratory (VSTL), has concluded the Voatz biometric blockchain mobile voting platform is…

Jun 29, 2020

GOP uses Voatz biometric mobile app in South Dakota during virtual convention

The Voatz blockchain biometric voting app has been successfully used during the third virtual convention held by the Republican Party…

May 1, 2020

GOP uses Voatz mobile app with blockchain and biometrics for Utah primary nominees

Due to COVID-19 restrictions on public gathering, Voatz blockchain biometric voting app was the official voting channel during Utah’s Republican…

Apr 2, 2020

HackerOne divorces itself from Voatz following months of disputes with researchers

For the first time since HackerOne – a bug-bounty-hosting platform which employs “ethical hackers” to find and fix exploitable vulnerabilities…

Mar 18, 2020

Third-party Voatz security assessment says third of findings were ‘high severity’

Trail of Bits has performed the first-ever “white-box” security assessment of the Voatz biometric voting platform, with access to the…

Feb 17, 2020

Voatz blockchain voting app security questioned in new study; DHS seems unconcerned

As if voting security concerns weren’t already on high alert for the potentially pivotal 2020 U.S. elections, widespread controversy has…

Oct 18, 2019

Biometric mobile voting gains traction in U.S., includes disabled community

As U.S. elections next year are rapidly approaching, Jackson and Umatilla Counties in Oregon have rolled out biometric and blockchain-based…

Oct 7, 2019

West Virginia Secretary of State vows security of biometric mobile voting process

West Virginia Secretary of State “Mac” Warner has noted the value of multiple layers of biometric security in a statement…

Jul 26, 2019

Biometric card certification, auto applications and AI issues top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Significant progress was announced this week in several different areas of biometrics applications, and international issues related to identity and…

Jul 24, 2019

Utah County third jurisdiction to pilot Voatz’ biometric elections app

Voatz has signed up Utah County for its biometric-backed mobile voting service to allow religious missionaries and active-duty military personnel…

Jun 10, 2019

Voatz raises $7M to increase accessibility and footprint of biometric and blockchain voting app

Biometric mobile voting company Voatz has raised $7 million in a Series A funding round, which it plans to use…

Mar 8, 2019

Active military and overseas voters to vote in Denver elections with biometric Voatz app

The City of Denver will pilot mobile voting through the blockchain- and biometrics-based Voatz app for its municipal election in…

Sep 25, 2018

Absentee ballots cast with biometric voting system in West Virginia

U.S. military personnel and overseas voters registered in West Virginia have begun casting absentee ballots for the upcoming November 6…

Aug 12, 2018

West Virginia to offer Voatz biometric voting app statewide for overseas military

Military service personnel from West Virginia serving overseas will be able to vote in the November U.S. midterm elections with…

Apr 10, 2018

West Virginia counties to test biometric absentee voting app for military members

The West Virginia counties of Harrison and Monongalia are testing an mobile voting application secured by biometric and blockchain technology…

Jan 8, 2018

Biometrics-based blockchain voting platform raises $2.2 million

Mobile-focused election voting and citizen engagement platform Voatz has raised over $2.2 million in seed round funding led by Medici…

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