To improve the payment experience using cards, Ewally, a financial solutions fintech, and the Elo payment card company have joined forces to offer their first dual-interface prepaid card, allowing consumers to make payments by simply tapping their card onto a contactless payment terminal. To coordinate this digital transactions ecosystem, Valid, one of Brazil’s primary providers of solutions for the Read more
Agribusiness, which accounts for 21% of Brazil’s GDP, is advancing toward digital transformation at breakneck speed. In this sector, productivity is already experiencing a positive impact from the use of logistical support solutions that offer greater flexibility and security for tasks, both on and off the farm. One of the new items is the ibandeja (“bandeja” being Portuguese for “tray”), Read more
The sports industry moves around R$ 67 billion per year in Brazil, according to data from the Getulio Vargas Foundation. To welcome teams and fans, thousands of people work behind the scenes to make everything work properly. A continent-level soccer tournament, for example, could involve over 100,000 employees and volunteers working in stadiums, host cities, etc. That’s why Valid, Read more
Valid will be taking its experience in digital transformation to the FICO Forum, the largest global conference on analytical decision management, being held for the first time in Brazil. Organized by FICO, a pioneering company in the use of predictive analyses and data science to improve operational decision making, the event will take place on March 13 in São Read more
CHINA UNICOM AND VALID JOIN COMMERCIAL FORCES TO DELIVER LTE CONNECTIVITY ENABLEMENT TO GLOBAL IOT DEVICE
BARCELONA (FEB 20th, 2019) – China Unicom, the leading telecommunications provider in China, and Valid, the innovative eSIM solution provider today announced their commercial partnership to deliver LTE Connectivity Enablement to global IoT customers in China. This commercial partnership provides eSIM technology, making LTE connectivity and subscription management easier for IoT device makers. The companies will explain this industry-first Read more
Valid will be showing identification solutions such as biometrics, professional ID cards, and digital solutions at the 2nd National Notary’s Offices Conference (CONCART), organized by the National Confederation of Notaries and Registrars (CNR), at the SERHS Natal Grand Hotel in Natal, in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, from June 6 to 9. During the event, which will bring together Read more
Valid Helps Government of Guam, Department of Revenue and Taxation, Achieve Real ID Compliance Certification from Department of Homeland Security
Lisle, IL - Feb. 25, 2019 - Valid, the leading provider of technology solutions for mobile, identity, data and payments, announced its client, The Government of Guam, Department of Revenue and Taxation (DRT), received formal approval of Real ID Compliance from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Valid has been a partner with Guam through the process of upgrades, Read more
The Brazilian multinational secure technology solutions company Valid (B³: VLID3 - ON), always in touch with market demands and investing in innovation and new projects, will provide a portfolio of Smart Cities solutions to São Caetano do Sul, a Brazilian municipality 8 miles away from the capital of São Paulo that holds the highest Human Development Index (HDI) of Read more
The quest for efficiency, which included measures such as cost reduction and a process review, increased Valid’s competitiveness (B³: VLID3 - ON) in 2018. Focused on strengthening its global presence and further diversifying its portfolio of solutions, the company’s net profits more than doubled, reaching R$ 100.1 million, in comparison to R$ 27.7 million in 2017. Reinforcing its global Read more
Valid becomes an international certificate authority for the issuance of SSL, CodeSign, and email certificates
Valid Digital Certification (www.validcertificadora.com.br), a company from Grupo Valid S.A. specializing in digital certification, has just become a certificate authority for the issuance of international SSL/TLS digital server, code signing, and email certificates. According to Márcio Nunes, Valid’s Director of Digital Certification and CIO, as of September 2018, international server and code signing certificates are now issued directly by the Read more
The company will be responsible for structuring Tecnisign’s new certifying authority Valid Digital Certification has been operating in Brazil since 2011 and has since become one of the country’s largest digital certification companies; it is now coming to Honduras, broadening its international operations. The company will be the technological partner of Tecnisign, a new company from Grupo Visión, which Read more
The Brazilian multinational’s agritech company will be expanding its portfolio of digital solutions for the cooperative, which commercializes over 1.2 million bags of coffee per year On Thursday (December 6), Agrotopus announced a strategic partnership with the Varginha region’s coffee growers’ cooperative (Minasul). Minasul has 6,000 members, manages the coffee production from over 150 municipalities in Brazil’s Minas Gerais Read more
Valid, a Brazilian multinational offering secure technological solutions (B³: VLID3 - ON) announces the acquisition of 51.8% of Agrotopus, a startup focused on corporate solutions for the agribusiness industry. With this transaction, Valid now has added agritech as a new line of business, specializing in innovative solutions for the entire production chain for agriculture. The acquisition is valued at Read more
On August 21-23, representatives from Valid’s Identity Solutions team, Data Solutions team, and executive management, attended the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) International Conference. Valid’s cross functional representation at the event demonstrates our commitment to offering comprehensive Identity Solutions to the motor vehicle community including front & back office configurable workflows, biometric software, central issuance, mobile driver’s Read more
Valid participates in the largest event in Brazil’s mineral water industry The company will be demonstrating how their anti-fraud seals work. Valid, one of the world’s most experienced companies in the production of secure documents, will be participating in the 27th Brazilian natural mineral water conference, and in Expo-ABINAM 2018, both of which will be held Natal, Rio Grande Read more
Valid and ConnectedYou join forces to deliver seamless global connectivity to the internet of things industry
ConnectedYou (CY), the global IoT service orchestrator and Valid, the innovative eSIM solutions provider today announced their partnership to deliver seamless Connectivity Enablement Service to Device Makers and IoT Solution Providers. This partnership delivers a seamless cellular connectivity service based on eSIM technology, making connectivity and subscription management easier for enterprises offering connected services all over the world for Read more
Valid Selected by the State of Vermont to Produce New, Highly Secure ID Cards and Driver Licenses – USA
The Vermont State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has selected Valid to provide their residents with securely issued driver licenses and identification (DL/ID) cards. As Valid plans to increase its market share in the US, Vermont is the third state to distribute driver’s licenses produced by the Company. “We are demonstrating our continuing dedication to provide flexible, innovative and Read more
Tool ensures rapid and accurate identification. Valid’s portfolio includes a high-tech, innovative facial recognition tool that ensures accurate identification. The solution is already in use by a private bank in Colombia, and it ensures secure authentication within the company’s app thanks to the built-in “liveness detection” feature, which is a system that analyzes signs of “proof of life” to ensure Read more
The social project called “Livros nas Praças” [translation: “Books in Squares”], sponsored by Valid in the city of Rio de Janeiro, was a success right out of the blocks. In April alone, 1,500 people visited the “library on wheels.” The project consists of a bus adapted to be a traveling library, with a collection of around 2,000 books, to be Read more
Mobile banking transactions are growing, and Valid is investing in technology for the financial market. The number of banking transactions performed in Brazil using mobile devices has surpassed the number made by computer. This statistic, published last week in a study by the Fundação Getulio Vargas, also reveals that Brazil now has more smartphones than inhabitants, with 220 million active Read more
In early 2016, Valid Digital Certification, a Valid Group company, created the program Pode Contar! with the aim of offering information to accountants and lawyers, including topics that are both current and relevant to their industry. Now in its second year, Pode Contar! has reached 2.09 million views. According to Márcio Nunes, CEO of Valid Digital Certification, its number of Read more
Digital certification is a fundamental technological tool for healthcare management in Brazil. This is the concept that Valid brought to the “New Technologies for Healthcare” Seminar, held on March 16 in São Paulo. The digital certificate offers flexibility, but also lends authenticity to the information sent through by virtual means, with security and a guarantee of the integrity of the Read more
With the support of Valid, 25 children from the Centro de Referência de Assistência Social (Social Assistance Center - CRAS), located in the neighborhood of Caju, Rio de Janeiro, went on an excursion to the Museu de Arte do Rio (Rio Art Museum - MAR). One of the exhibits they saw was called "Dja Guata Porã: Rio de Janeiro Indígena” Read more
As a social investment policy, Valid Digital Certification, part of the Valid Group, is pleased to announce that it is the new sponsor for basketball at Sesi Franca (a community center in Franca, São Paulo State). The initiative is part of a mission to drive activities that encourage taking part in sports, which is a very strong part of Brazilian Read more
As a social investment policy, Valid Digital Certification, part of the Valid Group, is pleased to announce that it is the new sponsor for basketball at Sesi Franca (a community center in Franca, São Paulo State). The initiative is part of a mission to drive activities that encourage taking part in sports, which is a very strong part of Read more
Valid will be at the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2018), the largest event in the mobile technology sector, showcasing its solutions in the Internet of Things (IoT), mobile banking, and embedded SIM Cards (eUICC). This strategy conveys the company's new visual identity as a global provider of services for the Digital Age and for Connected Life. MWC 2018 will be Read more
The company will be managing the new system for the issuance of civil identification documents for the Brazilian state.
Valid signs partnership agreement with OnBoard Mobility, creator of the public transportation payment app
Valid has sealed a partnership agreement with the startup OnBoard Mobility, the creator of the app that replaces all cards, tickets and passes for public transport.
The payment wristbands created by Valid won the first-ever ABRFID award, in the Manufacturing category.
The app enables banking transactions via Facebook Messenger, as well as overseas transfers.
Cubic Telecom, China Mobile, and Valid join forces to deliver LTE connectivity enablement to global IOT device manufacturers in China
Cubic Telecom, a global connectivity solutions provider for leading automotive, PC and mobile brands, China Mobile, the leading telecommunications provider in China, and Valid, the innovative eSIM solution provider today announced their partnership to deliver LTE Connectivity Enablement to global IoT customers in China.
Carlos Affonso D’Albuquerque, Global CEO at Valid, was selected as the third-best CEO in Latin America in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications category, by Institutional Investor, an international publication specializing in capital markets.
RioCard’s pilot project will be presented at the 17th Etransport The Brazilian multinational Valid and RioCard, the eletronic ticketing system for public transportation in Rio de Janeiro, have developed a pilot project to offer stickers that can be affixed to different objects, such as cell phones and wallets, for example, for the payment of fares.
The Brazilian multinational, Valid, is responsible for producing the RioCard Duo 2016, a new product released this week in Rio de Janeiro that allows you to make purchases and pay for public transportation using the same card.
Valid USA, a subsidiary of Valid, one of the world’s largest producers of financial, pre-paid, and identification cards, installed an HP Indigo 30000 Digital Press in its Downers Grove, Illinois location to produce payment, pre-paid, and identification cards, from debit & credit cards to gift cards, smart cards and identification cards, for major bank card issuers, retailers, and government organizations.
Net revenue totaled R$1,637.4 million in 2015, 26.3% up on the R$1,296.1 million reported in 2014; EBITDA increased 15.2%, from R$266.7 million in 2014 to R$307.2 million in 2015; Net Income was R$133.1 million in 2015, 20.9% up on 2014.
Valid and Alien sign a partnership agreement to expand the supply of RFID technology in Latin America
Valid, a Brazilian multinational operating in the areas of mobile and payment solutions, identity solutions, digital marketing and digital certification, has signed a partnership agreement with Alien Technology, a world leader in the supply of UHF Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology.
Valid is inviting new grads to participate in their selection process. See the rules and programs of study accepted.
Valid is recognized as the company with the best value-creation model, through four criteria: liquidity and qualitative indicators, shareholder return and financial robustness.
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The Results of the “Passageiros do Futuro” (“Passengers of the Future”) Project, Sponsored by Valid
The Annual Satisfaction Survey was conducted in the second half of 2015. Key words such as Security, Quality, Credibility and Commitment were the highlights in clients’ perception of our brand.
Valid USA, and its Los Angeles based affiliate MSC, is honored to accept an award as a finalist in the 2015 Analytics Challenge, powered by the Direct Marketing Association’s (DMA) Analytics Community. The award was announced at the DMA’s annual conference, &THEN, on October 6 in Boston, MA.
Circuito Cine Curta (“Short Film Circuit”) has been bringing film culture into classrooms for five years, thanks to sponsorship from Valid and from the City of Rio de Janeiro, and is now successfully entering its sixth year.
Valid is one of the 10 best publicly traded companies in Brazil in terms of return rate for its investors, as determined by the Broadcast Empresas 2015 Award, put on every year by Brazilian news agency Agência Estado. Valid moved up two positions in the ranking, landing in 8th place.
For almost 15 years, the Passageiros do Futuro project has been training youth for technical and artistic roles in the theater.
In partnership with Ticket, Valid donated the printing of nearly 1.5 million vouchers for the pre-purchase of Big Macs for McHappy Day, which is coming up on August 27. This is the 11th year that the company will be supporting the campaign, bringing the total vouchers donated to 14 million.
Late yesterday afternoon (September 2nd), Valid announced the signing of the documents to purchase all the shares issued by Fundamenture, a Danish company in the global Telecom business.
Circuito Cine Curta (“Short Film Circuit”) has been bringing film culture into classrooms for six years, and has now held 600 screenings of new films with 74,200 children and youth from 60 public schools in Rio de Janeiro. Sponsored by Valid and by the government of Rio de Janeiro State, the initiative combines film with education in a learning environment, bringing small award-winning Brazilian productions to students aged 4 to 18 from state and municipal schools from all over Rio de Janeiro State.