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When you think of the word “verifiable credentials”, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind?

Possibly a driver’s license, passport, Social Security Number, a university degree, or anything that identifies or belongs only to you.

Generally speaking, a credential is a piece of information that identifies a particular…


Protecting user data from identity fraud has become challenging for businesses in this dynamic environment shaped by privacy and security concerns.

While centralized and federated identity management systems may seem like a good idea in terms of user access and convenience, it is also fraught with issues such as security…


The recent EU announcement about having a digital wallet for all its citizens has given fresh impetus to the world of decentralization and Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI).

In this context, we caught up with Adrian Doerk (popularly known as the SSI Ambassador), the Product Manager and Marketing Lead of Lissi, and…


Affinidi has been working with developers and partners to build an ecosystem for the issuance, storage, and sharing of Verifiable Credentials (VCs).

This article provides an overview of our Terms of Use for any developer who wants to use our APIs and SDKs.

Affinidi Developer Services

Affinidi’s Developer Services include,

  • Application Programming Interfaces…

Right after our first webinar, we caught up with Joseph Thompson, the CEO of AID:Tech to get his thoughts on the Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI) space and its impact on our society over the next few years.

Here are some questions we asked him.

What’s exciting about verifiable credentials?

Not many people today understand the importance…


Do flying cars, Martian holidays, and a secure online world appeal to you?

At Affinidi, nothing excites us more than a peek into the future, and more importantly, concrete steps that can get us there. In particular, we are passionate about addressing everyday security and privacy problems using verifiable credentials…


Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI) is a form of identity where users have complete control over their data and how it is shared with others. Verifiable Credentials (VCs), on the other hand, are a W3C standard for implementing SSI.

There are three parties involved in a VC — issuer, holder, and verifier…


September 2nd, 2021 was a big day for all of us in the Global Developer Ecosystem (GDE) team of Affinidi as we geared to host our first webinar on Self Sovereign Identity/Decentralised Identity and Financial Services with Varsha Jagdale (General Manager of Financial Services at Affinidi) and Joseph Thompson (CEO…


The growing digitalization of our lives means that we interact with thousands of apps, hundreds of companies, and possibly millions of users each year, depending on what we do online.

While these interactions have opened a world of possibilities, it has also greatly increased the risk of data breaches because…


Self-sovereign identity (SSI) is an emerging philosophy that puts you in complete control over your data. In this framework, you get to store your data and share it with just the entities you want.

This relatively new concept of digital identity management has three essential pillars and they are the…

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