Procivis introduces VALID: Personal data management for the digital age

Mobile and blockchain technologies are opening up new ways for citizens to interact with their state and with the marketplace. Procivis is developing innovative technology solutions to make these new forms of interaction user-friendly, relevant and secure. VALID is the next iteration of the Procivis digital identity platform, which draws on the e-government platform eID+,…

E-governance and blockchain in India and Oman – Interview with Daniel Gasteiger

The “Swiss-Indian forum e-governance” in New Delhi, India, and the “Blockchain Symposium” in Muscat, Oman, brought together entrepreneurs and policymakers from around the world to discuss the opportunities and the challenges behind the implementation of blockchain technology in general and blockchain-enabled e-governance in particular. Procivis CEO Daniel Gasteiger was invited to speak on behalf of…

Blog #01 – Technology and democracy

Digitalization is changing all aspects of how modern societies operate, including the machinery underpinning democracy. As the tech industry rolls out new software and hardware solutions by which the people can make their will known, society and the law will eventually catch up. We need to start broadening the debate about the available choices and…

HSBlox announces strategic partnership with Procivis to create a patient-centered smart contract solution for healthcare administration

ATLANTA HSBlox, a technology company bringing innovation and transparent economics to the healthcare ecosystem today announced a partnership with Swiss electronic identity specialist Procivis. Combining HSBlox’s Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) smart contract solution for healthcare administration with Procivis’ advanced DLT authentication application will ensure that the patient is securely in control of the administrative process. Together…

Procivis and University of Zurich develop blockchain-based e-voting solution

Swiss e-government startup Procivis and the Communication Systems Group CSG at the Department of Informatics at University of Zurich have announced their collaboration to develop an electronic voting solution. The planned platform aims to cover the entire voting process electronically and in a seamless manner, from the provision of voter information to the evaluation of…

Procivis and the Canton of Schaffhausen implement e-government pilot project

Procivis has won the first Swiss canton to implement its integrated e-government platform. As a specialist provider of electronic government services, the startup will supply the Canton of Schaffhausen with an electronic Citizen-ID based on a mobile app, which will be available to citizens free of charge. The Citizen-ID is planned to be launched later…

Giorgio Zinetti and Costa Vayenas join Procivis as CTO and Senior Government Consultant

Swiss e-government startup Procivis has announced two key new hires to further strengthen the technology and government expertise across its team. Giorgio Zinetti has been appointed Chief Technology Officer and will join the company at the beginning of October. As part of the Procivis leadership team, he will define and implement the company’s technology strategy.…

Procivis completes advisory board, bringing together leading names in tech, e-governance and blockchain

Swiss e-government startup Procivis has announced the completion of its advisory board, adding further global experts to its in-house think tank. The group of six strategic advisors covers all facets of e-governance, providing Procivis with crucial know-how and expertise to help drive the company’s mission of creating a backbone for digital societies across the globe. The Procivis advisory…

News release “Swiss e-government startup Procivis releases integrated e-identity platform”

Four months after its public launch, Swiss e-government startup Procivis has released the beta version of its integrated electronic identity and services platform. The fully functional software is ready for piloting and designed to integrate blockchain-based smart contract capabilities as soon as the underlying technology has matured. Procivis further announced it will provide free access…

Report “Two Countries – Two Decades – Two Results: A brief comparison of e-government solutions in Estonia and Switzerland”

This report sheds new light on the implementation of e-government in Switzerland and examines the current stage in this process. Using the case of Estonia as a comparison and best-practice example, we show the way e-government instruments are implemented, which are the main challenges and opportunities for Switzerland. In our report, we present a timeline…

News Release “Swiss startup Procivis launches blockchain-backed e-government platform”

Procivis, a new venture founded by Swiss blockchain entrepreneur Daniel Gasteiger, has come out of stealth mode to present its proof of concept for a blockchain-backed e-government platform at today’s Microsoft public sector digitization practice day in Bern. To design its services, the company will collaborate closely with Estonian e-government experts. Procivis was launched with…

Estonia’s “e-Residency”: experimenting worldwide digital inclusion | Kaspar Korjus @ TEDxGeneva

Kaspar Korjus is the Managing Director of Estonia’s e-Residency program. Kaspar began managing the program at the young age of 26 and today leads a team whose aim is to build a digital society for the 10 million Estonians by 2025. The e-Residency program has been hailed as a great success from the onset and…