ADVISORY, Jan. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
people.io, the service that is giving consumers ownership of their data by creating a firewall for people, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. The visit will celebrate people.io’s founder Nicholas Oliver winning 2016 Nasdaq Rising Star at Founders Forum.
In honor of the occasion, Nicholas Oliver, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of people.io, will ring the Closing Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
+44 (0)7988 083 906
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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The mission of people.io is to ensure that people have ownership of their personal data and to give a person control over how, when, where and by whom that data is used. Their first product is a marketplace that puts consumers back in control by allowing them to dynamically license their data and attention to brands. The platform enables consumers to earn credits by sharing information and engaging with content or updates from brands and advertisers. Credits can be instantly exchanged for products and subscriptions from a number of international consumer brands. people.io never share an individual’s personal data with the brands or advertisers. All user data remains under license from the consumer, with the option to opt-out and have their data deleted from the platform at any time.
Founded in 2015 by Nicholas Oliver, they have received investment from a number of Europe’s most successful entrepreneurs, including Thomas Höegh (Founder of Lovefilm, Arts Alliance and Growth Street) and Nick Robertson (Founder of ASOS) in addition to the Founders Factory (Founded by Brent Hoberman and Henry Lane-Fox) and Wayra Deutschland (Telefonica’s seed investment and acceleration division).
Company overview: https://people.io/about.html
Press & Media: https://people.io/press-media.html
Media Assets: https://c8.app.box.com/v/peopleio-assets/
About Founders Forum
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