The Nodes 2017

organization Awards

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Greatest Social Impact through Identity

An award given to the company that made the greatest impact on global social and / or financial inclusion through applications of identity technology, products, or services.

Social Impact Nominees Must:

  • Be a for-profit business operating within the identity industry
  • Demonstrate critical impact on global/social/financial inclusion through their work in the identity space

Greatest Social Impact through Identity – Non-Profit

An award given to the non-profit organization that made the greatest impact on global social and / or financial inclusion through applications of identity technology, products, or services.

Social Impact Nonprofit Nominees Must:

  • Be a not-for-profit business operating within the identity industry
  • Demonstrate critical impact on global/social/financial inclusion through their work in the identity space

Best New Startup

An award given to the best new startup that has demonstrated a technology, product, or service with the greatest potential to disrupt its target industry.

Best New Startup Nominees Must:

  • Be a business (for profit or not-for-profit) operating within the identity industry
  • Be founded no earlier than January 1, 2016
  • Not exceed any of the following criteria: $50mm revenue run rate (forward 12 months), 50 employees, or a valuation of $200mm

2017 Nominees:

Winner: Civic


Overall Startup

An award given to the best overall startup that has demonstrated a technology, product, or service with the greatest potential to disrupt its target industry.

Overall Startup Nominees Must:

  • Be a business (for profit or not-for-profit) operating within the identity industry
  • Be founded no earlier than January 1, 2014
  • Not exceed any of the following criteria: $50mm revenue run rate (forward 12 months), 50 employees, or a valuation of $200mm

2017 Nominees:

Winner: Confirm.io


Trailblazer

An award given to the company that implemented a unique and unconventional approach to solving an existing identity challenge – pushing the boundaries of what most considered impossible.

Trailblazer Nominees Must:

  • Be a business (for profit or not-for-profit) operating within the identity industry
  • Have demonstrated a unique and unconventional approach to solving a previously unaddressed identity challenge
  • Eligible solutions must be currently in production (beta stage or later)