Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 03, 2014
Six finalists competed in the IBM Smart Camp North American regional competition at The Regency Center in San Francisco, CA on November 13, 2014. The six finalists came from all over the country but Texas was especially well represented with three of the six start-ups coming from the local IBM Smart Camp competitions in Austin and Dallas.
BeehiveID, an innovator in social verification, works to identify fraudulent online accounts by investigating behavior patterns created on social networking sites. Using the company's revolutionary Social Authentication Technology™ (SAT) along with proven anti-fraud detection mechanisms, such as IP detection, geo-location, and browser fingerprinting, BeehiveID is able to accurately verify online identities for the online dating, peer-to-peer, and eCommerce industries.
"Participating in IBM Smart Camp has been a great experience," said Mary Haskett, CEO of BeehiveID. "Win or lose, we worked with mentors in San Francisco all day and we got more feedback from really high quality mentors in one day than we had gotten in months. That’s really valuable. We learned a lot and have a few things to do now to improve our positioning."
BeehiveID (http://www.BeehiveID.com) is a social verification company that enables trust by unmasking identity thieves before they have a chance to commit online fraud. By applying revolutionary Social Authentication Technology™ (SAT) to a user’s social network data, BeehiveID identifies fraudulent accounts before they have a chance to commit fraud. BeehiveID’s non-intrusive approach helps companies in the peer-to-peer markets and online dating markets to increase trust and profitability while lowering friction.