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Privitar wins contract with NHS Digital to boost patient privacy

29 June 2018

Privitar, a privacy engineering software company which closed a £12m Series A round led by Partech Ventures, has won a contract with NHS Digital to boost patient privacy.

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Financial Times

GDPR is a start, but not enough to protect privacy on its own

25 May 2018

"John Taysom, a data and privacy expert, argues that GDPR is an important step towards making us safer. But what may prove more significant is the way in which the global privacy movement is acquiring momentum as companies, such as Microsoft and Apple, push data protection as a source of competitive advantage".

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Wall Street Journal

Data-Privacy Law Creates New Business for Tech Consultants

19 May 2018

"London-based Privitar, which offers tools to remove personal identifiers in large data sets, was officially set up in 2014 but has seen an increase in interest from potential clients ahead of GDPR and expects growing momentum in the coming years, says CEO Jason du Preez".

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Financial Times

Europe bets its data law will lead to tech supremacy

30 April 2018

"Jason du Preez, chief executive of Privitar, a London-based privacy engineering company, argues that users will increasingly gravitate towards businesses that pursue privacy by design. “GDPR is a massive shift and creates an opportunity for businesses to compete on the basis of privacy,” he says".

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Bloomberg

Cambridge Analytica's Whistleblower: Regulate Privacy Like Car Safety Standards

24 April 2018

"In person, Wylie is confident and charming. Dressed in a black jacket and a collection of silver necklaces, the 20-something Canadian seemed at ease at Privitar’s In:Confidence cybersecurity event. During his hour-long session on stage he spoke candidly about some of the criticism and pressure he’d felt since he went public".

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RetailWeek

Retailers can turn data concern into opportunity

10 April 2018

"Data is a minefield. Only last month at Retail Week Live, M&S’ Steve Rowe shared the pressures of trying to turn ‘big data’ to commercial advantage".

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City A.M.

The personal data wake-up call business needs to hear

23 March 2018

"This week’s news highlights that businesses, and, indeed, any organisations that hold sensitive personal data, need to ensure that they are taking advantage of progress in data science to defend privacy, as well as for commercial gain".

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UKAuthority Data4Good

UKAuthority Data4Good - how can the public sector harness data?

23 November 2017

"UKAuthority's Data4Good, hosted in association with Microsoft and Privitar, provided an opportunity to hear from industry specialists and public sector organisations on how data can be used for the public good".

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TechCrunch

Privitar raises $16M to help ensure privacy in big data analytics

18 July 2017

"As data protection — a set of laws and practices created across different markets to ensure that our sensitive information does not get leaked or shared without our permission — continues to gain priority in our rapidly expanding digital world, a UK startup called Privitar that is building tools to help organizations keep that data private has picked up $16 million in funding to expand its tech platform and take its business to the US market".

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UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA)

UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA)

21 June 2018

Angel-VC Scale-Up Investment Award
"The company which enables organisations to mitigate privacy risks when working with sensitive data, has successfully combined Angel and VC investment to support this successful scale-up, expanding the team and accessing new markets in US and Europe".

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The FinTech50 2018

The FinTech50 2018

20 June 2018

The FinTech50 is an annual list of the 50 hottest FinTech companies in Europe selected by some of the biggest names in FinTech.

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CogX

CogX 2018

12 June 2018

Best Innovation in Data Protection and Privacy

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RegTech Markets

RegTech Markets - 2017 Spotlight Award

07 November 2017

Spotlight Awards: Regulated companies vote on top 8 Regtech products

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