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Identity
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just as nature intended

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Where a simple selfie has the power to protect you and your business

ShowUp® and just be you

Introducing ShowUp

ShowUp software combats identity fraud using mobiles, the ability of friends to recognise one another & crowdsourcing

A fail-safe method that identifies fraudsters and removes the need for security questions altogether

What is ShowUp?

A ShowUp is a special kind of selfie. It works on the simple principle that organisations don’t know people. People know people. We all have a natural ability to recognise one another. ShowUp software harnesses this ability, and applies it to the technology we use every day to combat identity fraud.

HERE’S HOW IT WORKS

The network helps organisations know with absolute certainty when they are dealing with an impostor.

  • Consumers choose their inner circle of friends and family to identify them by sight, sound and name.
  • A network of ‘angels’ is created from those who can confirm whether the consumer looks and sounds like the person they know.
  • The consumer completes transactions with a simple selfie that is instantly verified by the angel community.

THE RESULT?

  • We return to using our natural ability to recognise people using our eyes and ears.
  • We protect reputations and individuals from fraudsters.
  • We eradicate identity fraud from our lives.

Why does ShowUp exist?

Banks, business and government departments are all betting their profits and reputations on a flawed approach to identity fraud detection.They are asking consumers for more personal data, more PINs, more complex passwords and more “memorable” information than ever before.

  • Secrets are shared. Transactions are made. Money is stolen. Reputations are ripped apart.
  • The horrible truth is that organisations cannot tell the difference between a customer and an impostor.
  • The system is broken. Identity fraud is on the increase and now accounts for more than half of all fraud in Britain. The annual fraud indicator 2016 puts the cost per year at £5.4 billion.
  • People won’t put up with this for long.
  • ShowUp addresses the problem of identity fraud from a totally new perspective.
  • ShowUp is a fail-safe method that removes the need for security questions altogether.
  • It’s not about identifying the person.
  • It’s about detecting the impostor.
  • Just ShowUp and be you.

Who is behind ShowUp?

Board of Directors
Behind ShowUp is a Board of experienced industry executives, developers and technicians.

Gary Bullard, Chairman

Former CEO, Logica (UK)
Former President, BT
Former General Manager Global Solutions, IBM
Non-Executive Director, Rotork plc, a FTSE 250 company

For 50 years information technology has used passwords to verify users – and for 50 years, everyone has known that this approach is fundamentally flawed. I’m pleased to be part of ShowUp so we can solve this global problem, once and for all.
Gary Bullard at ShowUP

Gary Bullard, Chairman

Former CEO, Logica (UK)
Former President, BT
Former General Manager Global Solutions, IBM
Non-Executive Director, Rotork plc, a FTSE 250 company

For 50 years information technology has used passwords to verify users – and for 50 years, everyone has known that this approach is fundamentally flawed. I’m pleased to be part of ShowUp so we can solve this global problem, once and for all.

Brian Stevenson, Non-Executive Director

Senior Non Executive Director, Investec Bank plc
Advisor to Worldpay
Advisor to Lysis Financial
Former CEO, Global Transaction Services, RBS Group

The current approach to identity verification isn't working. Too many identities are being stolen and cyber crime remains a serious issue for all of us.
Brian Stevenson at ShowUP

Brian Stevenson, Non-Executive Director

Senior Non Executive Director, Investec Bank plc
Advisor to Worldpay
Advisor to Lysis Financial
Former CEO, Global Transaction Services, RBS Group

The current approach to identity verification isn’t working. Too many identities are being stolen and cyber crime remains a serious issue for all of us.

Simon Goldthorpe, Non-Executive Director

Chairman, Beaufort Group

The cost of ID fraud to the financial services industry is astronomic, but the human and social cost is even higher. ShowUp is an extraordinary and elegantly simple solution.
Simon Goldthorpe at ShowUP

Simon Goldthorpe, Non-Executive Director

Chairman, Beaufort Group

The cost of ID fraud to the financial services industry is astronomic, but the human and social cost is even higher. ShowUp is an extraordinary and elegantly simple solution.

Mark Cornwell, Non-Executive Director

CEO, HPS Group

I’m very excited about the prospects for ShowUp – a very simple yet fool proof system with almost universal application
Mark Cornwell at ShowUP

Mark Cornwell, Non-Executive Director

CEO, HPS Group

I’m very excited about the prospects for ShowUp – a very simple yet fool proof system with almost universal application

Richard Rundle, CEO

Former Chief Information Officer, BAA plc

ShowUp turns things on its head and allows people to protect each other. The alternative is an increasingly complex web of PINs, passwords, and personal information, data which can be leaked, hacked, sold or lost.
Richard Rundle at ShowUP

Richard Rundle, CEO

Former Chief Information Officer, BAA plc

ShowUp turns things on its head and allows people to protect each other. The alternative is an increasingly complex web of PINs, passwords, and personal information, data which can be leaked, hacked, sold or lost.

Jacqui Jardine, CFO & Company Secretary

Group CFO, Beaufort Group

The old system is broken. ShowUp takes a fresh approach to solving the identity fraud problem and saving reputations, profits and personal information.
Jacqui Jardine at ShowUP

Jacqui Jardine, CFO & Company Secretary

Group CFO, Beaufort Group

The old system is broken. ShowUp takes a fresh approach to solving the identity fraud problem and saving reputations, profits and personal information.

Christopher Smithies, CTO & Co-founder

Previously Technical Director, PenOp Ltd

The ability to recognise others is a natural resource that ShowUp uses to create a definitive answer to the identity fraud problem.
Christopher Smithies at ShowUP

Christopher Smithies, CTO & Co-founder

Previously Technical Director, PenOp Ltd

The ability to recognise others is a natural resource that ShowUp uses to create a definitive answer to the identity fraud problem.

Jeremy Newman, Founder & Executive Director

Previously Managing Director, PenOp Ltd
President, PenOp Inc.

Our identity doesn’t come from governments, or from data, or even from computers. It comes from people. By letting customers ShowUp on mobiles, organisations can allow identity to work online as simply and reliably as it works in the real world - between family and friends.
Jeremy Newman at ShowUP

Jeremy Newman, Founder & Executive Director

Previously Managing Director, PenOp Ltd
President, PenOp Inc.

Our identity doesn’t come from governments, or from data, or even from computers. It comes from people. By letting customers ShowUp on mobiles, organisations can allow identity to work online as simply and reliably as it works in the real world – between family and friends.

ShowUp software combats identity fraud using mobiles, the ability of friends to recognise one another & crowdsourcing

The annual cost of identity fraud is a staggering £5.4 billion. But organisations are not taking the right steps to eradicate it. With current verification methods, they can never really know who is typing in a pin or password.

So they can never stop impostors

ShowUp is the first software that can actually detect fraudsters in action

Through the power of a simple selfie, ShowUp applies human cognitive ability to the technology we use every day to combat identity fraud

It’s effective, highly secure, and completely user friendly

It will eradicate fraud from our lives

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