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Voatz is a mobile election voting platform, secured via smart biometrics, real time ID verification and the blockchain for irrefutability. The app supports all kinds of voting events including municipal, state, national, corporate, university, co-ops and proxy shareholder voting, as well as highly accurate opinion polling.

TypePrivate
Founded2014
HQBrookline, US
Websitevoatz.com

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2019)28

Voatz Office Locations

Voatz has an office in Brookline
Brookline, US (HQ)
175 Freeman St #908
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Voatz Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2014

Voatz total Funding

$9.4 m

Voatz latest funding size

$7 m

Time since last funding

5 months ago

Voatz investors

Voatz's latest funding round in June 2019 was reported to be $7 m. In total, Voatz has raised $9.4 m
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Voatz News and Updates

Voatz has raised $7 million in Series A funding for its mobile voting technology

Voatz, the four-year-old, Boston, Ma.-based voting and citizen engagement platform that has been at the center of debate over the merits and dangers of mobile voting, has raised $7 million in Series A funding. The round was co-led by Medici Ventures and Techstars, with participation from Urban Innov…

Voatz, the blockchain-based voting app, gets another vote of confidence as Denver agrees to try it

A blockchain-based mobile voting app called Voatz is getting put to the test again. The city of Denver revealed today that it has agreed to implement a mobile voting pilot in its May municipal election using the four-year-old, Boston-based startup’s technology. It will be offered exclusively to acti…

Overstock.com Blockchain Portfolio Company Voatz to Support Smartphone Voting for Upcoming Municipal Elections in Denver, Colorado

SALT LAKE CITY and DENVER, March 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Officials from the Denver Elections Division announced today that Voatz, the blockchain meets voting portfolio company of Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) will collaborate with Tusk Philanthropies to introduce a pilot program for the u…

West Virginia blockchain-based mobile voting raises security concerns

Blockchain-based mobile voting startup Voatz Inc. has landed its first big contract, with the State of West Virginia agreeing to use its platform for military voting. But the news has raised security concerns. Voatz first came onto the radar in January when it raised $2.2 million in a seed round le…

West Virginia raises concern over smartphone voting for troops

Maybe a year and a half after Russian interference was believed to have a key impact on the election of a U.S. president isn’t the best time to be floating new voting technologies. Not if you’re looking to avoid some major skepticism, at least. But West Virginia is going ahead with plans to allow so…

West Virginia to introduce mobile phone voting for midterm elections

Election integrity and computer security experts expressed alarm at the prospect of voting by phone, and one went so far as to call it "a horrific idea."

Voatz Blogs

Statement on Sen. Wyden’s Letter

While we have not been contacted by Senator Wyden or his office directly, we welcome any and all additional security audits by the Department of Defense and NSA regarding our platform.   We remain committed to providing as much transparency as possible about our system while at the same time needing…

Voatz Collaborates with WGBH’s National Center for Accessible Media to Make Mobile Voting Accessible for Voters with Disabilities and Citizens Residing Overseas

BOSTON, Nov. 04, 2019 — Voatz, a Boston-based elections company focused on secure mobile voting , announced a collaboration with the Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family National Center for Accessible Media at WGBH Educational Foundation (NCAM) to test the accessibility features of the company’s secure mobi…

Mobile Voting Expands to Jackson County and Umatilla County in Oregon

We are delighted to announce the launch of new pilot programs with Jackson County and Umatilla County in Oregon that will provide mobile voting secured by the blockchain to deployed military personnel and overseas United States citizens during the 2019 general elections this year. We commend Jackson…

Utah County Expands Mobile Voting to Include Voters With Disabilities

We are delighted to announce that Utah County has broadened the eligibility in the ongoing mobile voting pilot as part of the 2019 Municipal General Elections to include voters with disabilities, marking the first time mobile voting will be offered to U.S. citizens other than military and overseas v…

When You Vote, How Do You Know It Counts?

When you vote, do you trust that your vote is counted? If you mail an absentee ballot, how do you know that it’s been received and counted accurately? Our mission is to make voting not only more accessible and secure, but also more transparent, auditable and accountable. How do we do that? We’ve bui…

Why the Slate Story Completely Misses the Point

In light of a recent article focused on Voatz, we wanted to share our perspective and address some of the incorrect claims made about the 2018 West Virginia pilot. While the questions raised are not unique for a startup company like ours operating in this space, we want to make it very clear that th…
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Voatz Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Voatz founded?

    Voatz was founded in 2014.

  • How many employees does Voatz have?

    Voatz has 28 employees.

  • Who are Voatz competitors?

    Competitors of Voatz include Zedge, PerkHub and REX.

  • Where is Voatz headquarters?

    Voatz headquarters is located at 175 Freeman St #908, Brookline.

  • Where are Voatz offices?

    Voatz has an office in Brookline.

  • How many offices does Voatz have?

    Voatz has 1 office.