Prooflink partners with EFactor

connecting online merchants with EFactors loyalty community of almost 1 million entrepreneurs

14 JULY 2011, OBDAM, NEDERLAND
Summary
As of today the entrepreneurs of EFactor, the world's largest community for entrepreneurs, are able to use their online membership at Prooflink connected websites. Entrepreneurs can use their existing EFactor account, with user consent, at other websites to easily login and share data. Websites that rely on the EFactor identities will be able to offer additional services based upon the EFactor membership, provide discounts and increase conversion.

As of today the entrepreneurs of EFactor, the world's largest community for entrepreneurs, are able to use their online membership at Prooflink connected websites.

Entrepreneurs can use their existing EFactor identity, with user consent, at other websites to easily login and share data. Websites that rely on the EFactor identities will be able to offer additional services based upon the EFactor membership, provide discounts and increase conversion.

The Prooflink platform already connects with millions of known users, simply accepting preferred identification³ methods like Google, Facebook, Twitter or national, banking and mobile identities. With this partnership an additional group of almost one million entrepreneurs is added to their platform.

One of the customers of Prooflink that will directly benefit from this partnership is the crowdfunding platform Symbid, with whom EFactor has a close partnership. With a single click Symbid is able to welcome an additional group of one million entrepreneurs and potential investors to their platform.

EFactor's co-founder and CTO Marion Freijsen comments: “ The key starting point for us is that Entrepreneurs around the world are busy people. We want to offer them value through their membership of EFactor. The Prooflink single-sign-on will offer access to a great way of funding their business through our partnership with Symbid, as well as ease of use on many other websites that accept the EFactor credentials.

About EFactor:

EFactor is the world’s largest entrepreneurial community. EFactor provides its members with the people, the tools, expertise and knowledge to succeed. EFactor offers a unique mix of online and offline events and meeting places around the world to make real and lasting connections, acquire knowledge, generate business, find financing, and save cost. EFactor is incorporated and headquartered in San Francisco, U.S.A. See www.Efactor.com

For more information please contact: Wendy Hung, Marketing Director.

EFactor: wendy@efactor.com, online at www.efactor.com/wendy or Twitter: WendyEFactor

Quotes
"We like to work together with large loyalty or online communities. We are able to serve them with our technology platform and extend their brand to other websites." Chris Obdam CTO - Cofounder - Prooflink
"The key starting point for us is that Entrepreneurs around the world are busy people. We want to offer them value through their membership of EFactor. The Prooflink single-sign-on will offer access to a great way of funding their business through our partnership with Symbid, as well as ease of use on many other websites that accept the EFactor credentials" Marion Freijsen CTO - Cofounder - EFactor
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About Prooflink

Prooflink, a European based Identity Service Provider, helps organizations in online-retail, media, Insurance and government, to accept multiple international identity providers for their online services or extend their own online community or brand to other websites. The Prooflink platform connects with millions of known users, simply accepting preferred identification³ methods like Google, Facebook, Twitter or national, banking, loyalty and mobile identities.  By using Prooflink organizations directly benefit from value added registration, verification and social sharing services to increase online conversion and user convenience. See www.prooflink.com

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