- January 1, 2012
- Matt Deacon
- Identity, Retail, E-Commerce, Mobile Commerce, Security, Payments, NFC, Mobile
- Ensygnia provides a mobile app that allows users to make secure transactions on their mobile phones by scanning a validation code.
Ensygnia (www.ensygnia.com) is the mobile interaction company behind the breakthrough Onescan omni-channel app. Onescan enables mobile payments online, in-store and on-the-go and has applications for log-in, authentication and mobile identity. In the payments world it allows customers and prospects to go from looking to buying in under 10 seconds.
Ensygnia's patented technology platform and service enables any connected device with a camera to interact and transact with any connected device with a screen. The company raised over $3.5m in its seed funding stages. As well as its investing management team, the company’s investors include Jesus College Cambridge, Rhoddy Swire of Pantheon Ventures, and Telefonica through its Wayra Business Accelerator Academy, 2013 Cohort.
The company's two granted UK patents (GB 2481663 B & GB 2489332 B) for the Onescan process cover both log-in and payment applications, including scanning visual codes like QR. It has recently filed its patents in 59 countries worldwide.
Recent awards include the GSMA Mobile World Congress where Ensygnia was voted one of the top three innovations likely to have greatest impact on global mobile industry over the next 10 years; Finalist in the Consumer Trust category at the Meffys; a winner in the UK's Smarta 100 Awards for Britian's best and brightest new businesses and a Startup.co.uk Top 20 UK Startup for 2013.
Most recently Ensygnia was selected for the UK 2014 Digital Mission to New York.
Current Team (3)Update
Funding Rounds (6) - $6.5MUpdate
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