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[May 29, 2012]

miiCard shortlisted for three Digital Technology Awards

May 29, 2012 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- miiCard has been nominated for three categories in the 2012 ScotlandIS Digital Technology awards - 'Best New Product or Service', 'Best Newcomer' and 'Technology Innovation in Financial Services' categories.


James Varga, miiCard's CEO says: "We're delighted to be shortlisted for three awards - it's a real honour to be up there with Scotland's top digital technology companies. For the team it is recognition of all their hard work and provides further validation of the need to create a system of trust online." This news follows a period of sustained growth for miiCard as market demand for proving real identities online continues to build. miiCard recently secured GBP1.6 million from a mix of angel and venture capital investment groups. The funding will be used to accelerate the growth and adoption of miiCard's "digital passport" amongst businesses and consumers, and support their expansion into the US.

The award ceremony will be held on Thursday 21 June 2012 at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow showcasing excellence within Scotland's digital technology industries and rewarding the innovation, expertise and ambition of businesses, large and small. The shining stars of the Scottish technology industry will all be in attendance to celebrate the achievements of their peers in the industry.

miiCard (My Internet Identity) is an innovation in online identity verification and financial services that allows a consumer to prove, for the first time, their real identity to bank regulation standard (Anti-Money Laundering - AML and Know Your Customer- KYC), without the need for a physical ID check and will be used to support the full sale of financial products purely on the Internet.

Currently supporting seven countries including the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, India, Australia and New Zealand, miiCard's online identity verification service is being used by individuals to prove 'they are who they say they are' on a range of websites where a high level of trust is needed including social and professional networks, online dating, auction and classifieds sites.

For more information, contact Lauren Cormack :: 0131 225 7880 :: lauren@hottinroof.co.uk.

About miiCard miiCard (My Internet Identity) is a global online identity verification service that allows a consumer to prove for the first time that "I am who I say I am" purely online and in real-time, to an Anti-Money Laundering standard, without the need for a physical ID check For consumers, miiCard is used to build trust on social networks, trade and transact with more convenience and confidence, and proactively manage their online identity. Vendors accepting miiCard as proof of online identity stand to benefit from increased conversions, reduced cost of execution and additional fraud and identity theft protection.

miiCard currently supports the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, South Africa, India, Australia and New Zealand.

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