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Below is a selection of press releases, articles and white papers issued by 20|30 Group as well as a selection of media articles discussing or including commentary from the Group or portfolio companies. Some of the “In the News” articles are behind a paywall and may require a subscription to access.

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March 2020
Age Appropriate Design on the Internet: Time for a Rethink?
Alex Tweeddale from 2030 Group's IDWorks, discusses how Self-Sovereign Identity blockchain technology can help to protect children online to stop their data being processed and shield them from harmful content.
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February 2020
The rooms might be clean, but is your hotel’s guest identity software?
In the first of our new Hotels thought leadership series, Louisa Bartoszek discusses how hotels have become custodians of our digital identities and why they urgently need to stop centralising their data.
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February 2020
Data privacy, digital surveillance and the issue of consent
Safer Internet Day 2020: 20|30 Group's Louisa Bartoszek debates online surveillance practices and the issue of consumer consent, or more controversially, forced consent. How safe are our online identities?
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February 2020
Tokenization can unlock trillions of dollars which can be used to finance the climate emergency
Green Finance: Raymond Harte, CEO of Mozaic Markets, explains why to make a difference to the climate agenda, a new 'capitalist' style instrument that meets the needs of investors and society needs to be created. That instrument, is Tokenization.
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February 2020
Will Canada be the first country to tokenize its forests?
Louisa Bartoszek discusses how newly emerging sustainable financing solutions can provide Government's and landowners with a way to generate financial return on positive climate action and asks, will Canada be the first country to tokenize its forests?
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January 2020
Looking to buy fine art? Bring your ID…Your SS-ID
Fraud has always been a concern of the art world; from forgeries through to money laundering. 20|30 Group's Louisa Bartoszek discusses changes to money laundering regulation in the United Kingdom, which came in from January 10, 2020. She explores how new technology known as Self-Sovereign Identity could reduce costs of compliance to the art world, and protect identities in a compliant way.
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January 2020
Davos 2020: Climate Change takes centre stage but are businesses listening?
Climate change and sustainability has been the over-riding hot topic at the World Economic Forum 2020. Raymond Harte, CEO of Mozaic Markets, discusses progress being made in the financial services industry and how tokenization can help.
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January 2020
Davos 2020: Data privacy and asking the question ‘how can we protect the public online?’
Tomer Sofinzon, Founder and CEO, 20|30 Group, has been in Davos all week for the World Economic Forum 2020 and shares his views on one of the hotly debated topics at this year's conference. Information infrastructure, data privacy and online security.
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January 2020
Trust and why dating apps need to use Self-Sovereign Identity technology
20|30 Group's Louisa Bartoszek explores the recent data controversy surrounding the relationship between the online advertising industry and dating apps and how Self-Sovereign Identity could protect consumers.
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January 2020
CEO Viewpoint: New Year, New Opportunities
Kung Hei Fat Choi! Tomer Sofinzon, Founder and CEO of 20|30 Group, discusses why he believes China is the number one country to watch for blockchain innovation in 2020; forecasts Chinese blockchain-related project registrations to double to more than 1,000 this year, and shares Group plans for a new Chinese office.
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January 2020
Xièxiè, zài jiàn China! (Thank you, see you again!)
And that’s a wrap! What an incredible way to launch into a new decade! Over the last 10 days, 20|30 Group has undertaken its first ever 20|30 China Roadshow. Learn more about our plans for the year ahead in this extremely important country.
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January 2020
Why we need to persuade Governments to tokenize the world’s forests
20|30 Group's Louisa Bartoszek discusses climate change and how the financial services industry can help through leveraging decentralised technologies to tokenize the world's forests and broaden the range of ESG investing options.
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December 2019
Protecting digital identity is an “overriding priority” says new European Commission President
Alex Tweeddale from digital identity specialist IDWorks, responds to the new European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen's remarks that protecting the digital identity of European citizens “is an overriding priority” for the Commission.
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December 2019
Why SMEs need to embrace decentralized technology faster
Blockchain data-privacy specialist OpenRelay discusses why they believe small and medium-sized businesses need to invest in decentralized technologies to help them reduce costs and protect their customers.
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December 2019
Self-Sovereign Identity specialist IDWorks appoints Ankur Banerjee as Head of Engineering
IDWorks has appointed Ankur Banerjee as Head of Engineering. In this newly created role, Banerjee leads IDWorks' team of technologists who are developing advanced Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI) solutions to tackle the rapid rise in identity fraud as the world moves from paper to digital.
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December 2019
CEO Viewpoint: Asia is leading the way in building the new global digital economy
Tomer Sofinzon, CEO and Founder of 20|30 Group, discusses HSBC's $20bn blockchain move and why he thinks Asia is leading the way in building the new global digital economy.
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November 2019
Why ‘Self-Sovereign Identity’ could be the answer to Uber’s London licencing nightmare
Mikail Conybeare from 20|30 Group company IDWorks, discusses Uber potentially losing its licence to operate in London and how Self Sovereign Identity technology could be the answer to their problems.
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November 2019
Introducing Shield: A solution to the hidden risks of trading Digital Assets
Hacks, theft, assaults and exit scams have soared in 2019 with approximately $4.26 billion in reported digital asset losses in the first half of the year. MetaVault discusses why the capital markets industry needs to take action, fast.
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November 2019
Unless Storing Digital Assets Is Your Primary Business, Don’t Do It
MetaVault’s James Harris discusses the importance of using a fully-insured custodian when investing in digital assets.
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October 2019
Blockchain infrastructure company OpenRelay joins 20|30 Group
20|30 Group has signed an exclusivity agreement to purchase OpenRelay, a start-up creating privacy-first infrastructure and developer tools to accelerate the evolution of the decentralised economy.
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October 2019
20|30 Group appoints Tim Pearce as Commercial Director
20|30 Group has appointed Tim Pearce as Commercial Director with immediate effect. He reports jointly into Tomer Sofinzon, CEO and Founder of 20|30, and Christopher Skulte, Chief Operating Officer, and joins 20|30’s Executive Committee.
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October 2019
Digital Assets: Why you should worry about fiduciary risk
MetaVault’s James Harris explores how using an insured custodian for digital assets but neglecting fiduciary risk is like buying a hardened money-box, filling it with funds and moving it around town every day on public transport.
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September 2019
20|30 Group acquires identity management specialist IDWorks
20|30 Group has acquired identity management specialist IDWorks, which is redefining identity to unlock economic opportunities and reduce fraud for businesses worldwide.
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September 2019
Raymond Harte appointed new CEO of TokenFactory
TokenFactory, a subsidiary of 20|30 Group, today announced it has appointed Raymond Harte as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. He replaces TomerSofinzon, CEO and Founder of 20|30 Group, who Harte reports into.
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September 2019
Digital asset security specialist MetaVault joins 20|30 Group
20|30 Group has signed an exclusivity agreement to purchase MetaVault, the new global standard in secure custodial and non-custodial digital asset solutions for institutions and high-net-worth individuals.
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August 2019
Louisa Bartoszek joins 20|30 as Head of Communications
Louisa joins 20|30 Group from Bank of New York Mellon as Head of Communications and is a member of the Executive Committee.
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