Startups Selected for pii2013 Innovator Spotlight

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The CEOs of the companies that have been chosen will appear on stage at the Privacy Identity Innovation conference in Seattle, September 16-18, 2013.

The 4th annual Privacy Identity Innovation conference (pii2013) is taking place September 16-18, 2013 in downtown Seattle, and today the conference producers unveiled the names of several startups that have been invited to participate in the pii2013 Innovator Spotlight program. The CEO of each of the companies that have been chosen will give an on stage presentation at the conference the morning of September 17th, and the startups will also exhibit in the pii2013 Technology Showcase where conference participants will have a chance to vote for the winner of the Audience Choice Award.

The startups selected for the pii2013 Innovator Spotlight include:

-- BeehiveID – Based in Austin, Texas, BeehiveID uses data from a variety of sources to make connections and establish a BeehiveID score that offers websites a measure of confidence that their users are backed by genuine, unique individuals.

-- Clef – Based in San Francisco, Clef is dedicated to helping consumers replace usernames and passwords online with their smartphone.

-- Metanautix – Based in Silicon Valley, Metanautix is a stealth-mode startup that helps large enterprises navigate oceans of data. The company's mission is to integrate the data supply chain and enable organizations to transform their information assets into better decisions and new products.

-- MyPermissions – Headquartered in Israel, MyPermissions has created a suite of tools that helps users protect their personal online information and helps developers to be more transparent and build more trust.

-- Pathbrite – San Francisco startup Pathbrite has built a next-generation education portfolio platform that is changing the way people teach, learn and grow. Educators and students at innovative schools, colleges and universities across the United States use Pathbrite to enhance metacognition and critical thinking skills, improve course-passing rates, and enable project-based learning and peer collaboration.

-- REPP – Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, REPP is an identity and background verification and management platform for individuals and online service providers. Each REPP Profile is created and fully controlled by its owner, and profiles can be shared for uses such as online dating, peer-to-peer transactions, networking and online initiated transactions.

-- Silent Circle – Silent Circle is a global encrypted communications service headquartered in Washington D.C. that provides cutting-edge encrypted text, mobile phone and video teleconferencing services through a secure, proprietary network, software and mobile apps.

The entrepreneurs participating in the pii2013 Innovator Spotlight program will join 300 other leading tech executives, marketers and legal experts who will be part of this year's conference. The theme for pii2013 is Building Trust in the Data-Driven Economy and there are over 75 confirmed speakers from Microsoft, Mozilla, Facebook, AVG, TRUSTe, Forrester Research, Disney, Intel, Gartner, Smart Things, the Federal Trade Commission, CDT and the ACLU of Washington.

Sponsors of pii2013 include ACT4Apps, AVG, Geekwire,, Xbox, PatternBuilders and ConferenceGuru. More information about the program, including how to register to attend pii2013, is available at

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