WordProof appoints David Lockie as Advisor to the Board

WordProof is proud to announce David Lockie as an Advisor to the Board. David will use his experience to help WordProof grow through partnerships with major publishers, content platforms and creators to adopt timestamps for content protection and trust creation. David has been an active participant in the WordPress community since 2007, first as a …

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Milestone: one million timestamps!

WordProof is proud to announce a noteworthy milestone today as the one millionth timestamp was published. The tool, which allows websites to show transparency, take accountability and protect copyright to increase trust on the internet, launched in 2019. The 200K timestamp mark was crossed only eight months ago, after which several quality news outlets and …

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Wrapping up WordProof’s 2020 — and a glimpse of the year ahead!

Our take on the roller coaster called ‘2020’ and a glimpse of what to expect in 2021 (from a product perspective). Off to a good start… At the beginning of 2020, the European Commission announced that WordProof was one of the 23 finalists in the Blockchains for Social Good contest. Shortly after, our team went …

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Joost de Valk’s 4 Reasons To Start Timestamping Today

Anybody can publish anything online. You just need a laptop, domain name, and content management system like WordPress to get started. But how do you know what information can be trusted these days? Who is taking accountability for that information? And how will Google verify trustworthiness as one of the biggest distributors of online content? …

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WordProof part of Netherlands Blockchain Building at SWITCH 2020

The Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) and the Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology (SWITCH) host a flagship event in Asia focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, which takes place on 7 – 11 December 2020. Due to COVID-19, the entire conference is held online with various start-ups, investors, companies, innovators and other parts of the ecosystem …

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WordProof wins Dutch Blockchain Awards

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands – The Dutch startup WordProof wins the Dutch Blockchain Awards in the category ‘Social Impact’. With this contest, Blockchain Netherlands (BCNL) aims to award the best Dutch blockchain initiatives. The winners were announced on December 4th, at the start of the Dutch Blockchain Week. Other categories in the Dutch Blockchain Awards are …

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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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