Voatz Raises $2.2 Million Seed Funding
Voatz, a mobile election voting and citizen engagement platform, announced today that it has raised more than $2.2 million in seed round funding led by Medici Ventures, with participation from the Urban Innovation Fund and Oakhouse Partners. Other notable investors in the round include Walt Winshall, Michael Dornbrook, Joe Caruso and members of the Walnut Ventures Angels Group.
Voatz enables citizens to vote in many types of elections via a secured smartphone or tablet. The Voatz platform uses biometrics for security and blockchain technology to ensure tamper-proof recordkeeping, identity verification and auditing. According to the company, several leading universities, labor unions, state political parties, church groups and nonprofits have already successfully deployed its platform for internal elections, convention voting, and other voting functions.Continue reading