digi.me raises £4.2M ($6.1m) in Series A funding round

Digi.me, the pioneering start-up revolutionising how consumers and businesses harness the power of personal data, has secured £4.2m ($6.1m) from Series A funding led by global re-insurer Swiss Re. With the new funds digi.me will accelerate the development and launch of its unique permissioned access platform, which will soon let users bring together wide-ranging data … Continue reading digi.me raises £4.2M ($6.1m) in Series A funding round

In privacy sharing, context is king (and hurrah say all of us)

Major new research from America has confirmed what many in the personal data privacy world have long suspected - whether or not people want to share their information hinges largely on the context of the request. The Pew Research Center found that there were a variety of circumstances under which many Americans would share personal … Continue reading In privacy sharing, context is king (and hurrah say all of us)

Announcing the Internet of Me: an ideas forum for a technology revolution

digi.me, the personal data software company, has launched the Internet of Me forum , an initiative that aims to gather and publish information and opinion related to technologies, policies, industries and companies aiming to put people at the centre of their connected lives and back in control of their data. With each of us creating … Continue reading Announcing the Internet of Me: an ideas forum for a technology revolution

4 reasons why SAAS is not right for digi.me – or your personal data

We’re often asked why digi.me is designed to store data locally, rather than on our own servers, and the answer is as simple as it is complex - you owning and controlling your own aggregated data is the only solution that makes sense. Privacy is the critical reason behind this, control, security and cost are … Continue reading 4 reasons why SAAS is not right for digi.me – or your personal data

For trade not sale: digi.me and our role in the personal data economy

You may have seen digi.me quoted in a recent article in the FT about changes in the personal data economy which will lead people to only give information about themselves in return for something that benefits them. This step change is certainly coming, and is arguably long overdue, but we have always believed it is … Continue reading For trade not sale: digi.me and our role in the personal data economy

Why ad-blockers really aren’t the data privacy win you might think

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Ad-blockers shot straight to the top of the paid-for apps list in the App Store when Apple's iOS9 update that allowed users to block mobile advertising was released. So far, so not unusual – ads are pesky little things, right? Popping-up unexpectedly when you least expect them and generally bloating pages, crucifying page load times … Continue reading Why ad-blockers really aren’t the data privacy win you might think