CHATHAM, NJ, May 17, 2017 – Uniken announced today that it has been selected to participate in the Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator program. The Startup Accelerator program has a strong reputation for identifying and bringing to market innovative technologies that help shape the future of financial services and the customer experience. During the next six-months, the Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator will collaborate with Uniken on its REL-ID security platform aimed at consumer mobile applications deployed in strongly regulated environments.
“We are excited to have been selected for the program by the Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator, and for their time and financial investment in Uniken,” said Bimal Gandhi, CEO of Uniken. “It is a great validation of our innovation in delivering great security with a strong focus on the customer experience to the global banking and wealth management space. Being able to tap into the knowledge and experience that Wells Fargo has in the financial services industry will further evolve our game changing security platform. We are eager to collaborate with them in further evolving our phenomenal omni-channel security solution to meet the financial industries needs of security, operations and brand experience.”
“Wells Fargo is continuously looking to improve security while enhancing the customer experience. We’re excited to welcome Uniken to the Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator program and look forward to collaborating on advanced mobile security solutions,” said Steve Ellis, head of Wells Fargo’s Innovation Group.
Uniken is a cybersecurity company that ensures customers’ digital channels have the controls required to survive zero-day attacks while maintaining a great customer and brand experience. Uniken’s REL-ID security platform delivers customer friendly, continuous omni-channel authentication services combined with comprehensive protections against failures of the OS and transport layer. Their patented security technology provides the controls necessary to protect against credential compromise, network attacks and device malware, satisfying the user experience, security and compliance needs in a mobile-first world.
Uniken serves personal and corporate banking, enterprise communication, and defense and government markets and has 28 implementations, with 6M users, 250M+ interactions and $400B monetary assets protected worldwide. Uniken was most recently a finalist at the Benzinga FinTech 2017 Awards and winner at the FinTech Finals in 2016. The company is based in Chatham, New Jersey.