43 minutes | Feb 26th 2019

Why You Need Digital Identity Before Anything Else - Daniel Gasteiger, Founder & CEO, Procivis

Daniel Gasteiger speaks about his company Procivis, providing government services on blockchains, why it's too early to put personal information on blockchains, his blockchain co-working space Trust Square in the financial center in Zurich, his transition from working at Credit Suisse and UBS to being an entrepreneur in the blockchain space, his ICO with a new approach to full KYC and AML, what every blockchain startup could do to raise their game, and much more. Daniel the Founder & CEO of Procivis, which provides citizens government-trusted digital identity solutions built around the safeguarding and self-sovereignty of personal data. He is also the Co-Founder of Trust Square, and the Co-Founder of Verum Capital. Before turning blockchain entrepreneur, Daniel has worked in major Swiss banks for more than 20 years, starting as an FX trader at Credit Suisse, and in his last role at UBS, he served as the Managing Director to the office of the Chairman of the Board. Daniel Gasteiger: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gasteiger  Procivis: https://procivis.ch, https://twitter.com/ProcivisAG  Trust Square: https://www.trustsquare.ch, https://twitter.com/Trust_Square Vetri: https://vetri.global, https://twitter.com/vetri_global Verum Capital: https://verum.capital Also mentioned in the episode: Lucas Betschart @ Bitcoin Association Switzerland: https://www.bitcoinassociation.ch/board-1, https://twitter.com/lucas_lclc Kaspar Korjus: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kasparkorjus, https://twitter.com/kasparkorjus Many thanks to our advertisers who support this podcast! 21 Lectures’ mission is to bring more developers to the Bitcoin ecosystem with in-person courses. Lectured by world-renowned Bitcoin and Lightning developers, courses teach participants the fundamentals to work with blockchain technologies. To learn more visit http://www.21lectures.com. CoreLedger is a blockchain-based peer-to-peer transaction infrastructure provider. It enables businesses to document, tokenize and trade any type of assets in a reliable and flexible environment. CoreLedger makes anything transactable, literally anything. To learn more about CoreLedger’s technology and how you can transform your business onto blockchain, visit http://www.coreledger.net. The Blockchain and Us newsletter To stay up to date about what blockchain pioneers, innovators and entrepreneurs from all around the world think about the future of this space, sign up for the newsletter on https://www.theblockchainandus.com.