WordProof adds Ethereum support to its Timestamp Ecosystem

During the BlockDown Conference 2020 last Thursday, WordProof announced that it will allow customers to timestamp content on the Ethereum blockchain. After recently winning Europe’s Blockchains for Social Good competition (€ 1,000,000) and onboarding Yoast SEO as an investor, the blockchain start-up now adds Ethereum support to its Timestamp Ecosystem. Holistic approach To roll out …

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WordProof in the Dutch Media Week

WordProof founder Sebastiaan van der Lans was invited to talk about the practical applications of blockchain technology in the media landscape, together with Joost de Valk (founder and CPO at Yoast SEO) and Marko van Kampen (creative director at De Persgroep, a large European publisher). The video (in Dutch, an English summary will be published …

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WordProof at European Commission’s NGI Policy Summit

The NGI Policy Summit is the annual flagship policy conference of the European Commission’s Next Generation Internet (NGI) initiative. On the 28th and 29th of September, the conference focused on setting out a compelling vision for the future internet; to empower policymakers across all levels of governance; and to strengthen the ecosystem of the NGI initiative. Aimed at policymakers across all …

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WordProof partners with V-ID to enable on- and offline verification of vintage watches

It is difficult to earn the trust of people in an age of distrust, especially when the products are susceptible to fraud. Amsterdam Vintage Watches is in the business of luxury watches and have been working with V-ID to anchor the authenticity of vintage watches on the blockchain. To further grow their trustworthiness and to …

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Founders Yoast SEO take a stake in WordProof to push timestamp relevance for SEO results

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – Founders and owners of the most popular SEO plugin for WordPress, Yoast, have taken a stake in the Dutch start-up WordProof. Yoast founder Joost de Valk and Yoast’s current CEO Marieke van de Rakt, together with their team, have well over 10 million users and bring expertise and their network to the …

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Nederlandse startup WordProof wint 1 miljoen euro in wedstrijd van Europese Commissie (Dutch)

Also available in English. AMSTERDAM – De Nederlandse startup WordProof is als eerste geëindigd in de pan-Europese wedstrijd ‘Blockchains for social good’ van de Europese Commissie en heeft daarmee 1 miljoen euro gewonnen. Europa wil met deze wedstrijd de inzet van blockchain-technologie om maatschappelijke problemen op te lossen stimuleren. WordProof, opgericht in 2019, wist de …

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Dutch startup WordProof awarded 1 million euros by European Commission

Also available in Dutch. AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – Dutch startup WordProof finished first in the pan-European competition ‘Blockchains for social good’ by the European Commission and won 1 million euros. With this contest, Europe aims to stimulate the use of blockchain technology to solve social problems. WordProof, founded one year ago, managed to leave 175 participants …

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WordProof receives financing worth €275,000 for safer internet

WordProof, an Amsterdam-based start-up, has received a convertible loan worth € 275,000 from the Noord-Holland Innovation Fund for the development of technologies to better protect data on the internet. The fund is an initiative of the Dutch province of Noord-Holland, University van Amsterdam, Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Amsterdam UMC, and Sanquin, with support from the European …

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