Civic Technologies

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Civic Technologies delivers tools to control and protect identities for businesses and individuals. Through the Company's decentralized architecture with the blockchain and biometrics on the mobile device, the platform provides multi-factor authentication without a username, password, third party authenticator, or physical hardware token.
HQPalo Alto, US
Employee Ratings4.6

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Employees (est.) (May 2019)54(+2%)

Key People/Management at Civic Technologies

Vinny Lingham

Vinny Lingham

Co-Founder & CEO
Jonathan Smith

Jonathan Smith

Co-Founder & CTO
Chris Hart

Chris Hart

JP Bedoya

JP Bedoya

VP of Product & Design
Vino Pyata

Vino Pyata

VP of Engineering
Chris Smith

Chris Smith

VP of Business Development
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Civic Technologies Office Locations

Civic Technologies has an office in Palo Alto
Palo Alto, US (HQ)
Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
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Civic Technologies Financials and Metrics

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Civic Technologies total Funding

$2.8 m

Time since last funding

a year ago


Civic (CVC)

Civic Technologies investors

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Civic Technologies Online and Social Media Presence

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Civic Technologies Blogs

3 Key Takeaways from The NAMA Show

April 2019 was a big month for Civic. We announced 12 new automated retail partners, who collectively represent over 1 million vending machines, and we officially introduced Civic Pay, our new app that enables both identity verification and payment at point-of-sale. We’re thrilled that our new partn…

Announcing Civic as Gold Stevie Award Winner in 2019 American Business Awards

Learn more at We’re thrilled to announce that Civic has been named a Gold Stevie Award Winner in the Startup of the Year category in the 17th Annual American Business Awards. More than 3,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes across categories and industries we…

Civic Network Expands with the Civic Pay App and 12 Automated Retail Partners

Bringing Identity, Payment, and Reward Solutions to the Civic Network and Creating New Opportunities for the Automated Retail Market Today, Civic announced an expansion of the Civic Network. The soon-to-be-released Civic Pay app will enable partners to combine identity verification, payment, and rew…

Q1 Milestones and Updates: Introducing the First Beer Vending Machine with Identity and Payment

We started this year focused on driving digital identity adoption and usage. In March, we attended South by Southwest (SXSW), a well-known interactive conference bringing over 70,000 people to Austin, Texas each year. At SXSW, we showcased our latest iteration of identity verification technology, pa…

Bringing Innovation and Security to Bars and Nightclubs

Imagine walking up to a bouncer at a bar. Instead of digging through your bag to find and present your physical ID, you simply use your mobile device to scan a QR code on his kiosk to prove your over 21. The bouncer doesn’t need to worry about correctly sussing out fake IDs, and he […] The post Brin…

Hey Austin, Come Meet the Civic Team at SXSW

This year, we’re in Austin for the SXSW Trade Show. From March 10 to March 13, we’re showcasing forward-thinking technologies that will impact how we engage with the world. During the Trade Show, you can find Civic at the “Future of Mobility” Pavilion (Exhibit Hall 2, Booth 1537). We will demonstrat…
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Civic Technologies Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Civic Technologies founded?

    Civic Technologies was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Civic Technologies key executives?

    Civic Technologies's key executives are Vinny Lingham, Jonathan Smith and Chris Hart.

  • How many employees does Civic Technologies have?

    Civic Technologies has 54 employees.

  • Who are Civic Technologies competitors?

    Competitors of Civic Technologies include Flipside Crypto, SHINE Systems & Technologies and Argent.

  • Where is Civic Technologies headquarters?

    Civic Technologies headquarters is located at Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA, Palo Alto.

  • Where are Civic Technologies offices?

    Civic Technologies has an office in Palo Alto.

  • How many offices does Civic Technologies have?

    Civic Technologies has 1 office.