Contacts

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

info@northernblock.io

+1 (855) 665-0833

Re-inventing the way that people and organizations engage

Northern Block

Northern Block is a technology solutions provider company that was founded in 2017, with the mission to create value through trusted business solutions that leverage decentralized technologies and governance methods.

Since then, Northern Block has deployed 30+ software solutions that use decentralized technologies such as Self-sovereign Identity. We have worked with Fortune 1000 companies and also with entrepreneurs who are disrupting their respective ecosystems.

Today, Northern Block focuses on enabling individuals to protect their data and conduct business online with less friction using decentralized identity. We help businesses use these same products to conduct high-value transactions, which require Privacy by Design and secure user-centric experiences.

Northern Block enables your organization to improve the customer experience to drive your customers to spend more money with you.

  1. Conduct better and faster due diligence to Convert & Close customers, partners and businesses resulting in greater conversion.
  2. Increase Volume of High-value Transactions, by bringing efficiency and confidence to the integrity of transactions through passwordless authentication, bidirectional authentication and Verifiable data/documentation.
  3. Improve customer retention and upselling opportunities, through the use of portable and re-usable verifiable data, and through consumer-centric experiences by providing control and transparency to your users, enabling them to maintain ownership of their data.

We do this with our world leading NB Orbit Product Suite, that leverages Self-sovereign Identity (SSI) to provide frictionless customer experiences that are more secure, transparent, and use common standards to enable portability and interoperability of digital credentials, preventing technology lock-in.

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Finding answers to "Why" is what we are about. Starting with "why is the world organization centric and not user centric?" we look for better ways.

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Curious

Curious
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Whoever is the user, we look at what they need. Be they consumers, employees, managers or executives, our solutions cater to each user.

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User Centric

User Centric
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We are relentless in our goal of delivering a new digital world that positively affects both consumers, organizations and governments. A Self-Sovereign world.

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Driven

Driven
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Our world focuses on data privacy and trust. We earn your trust ever day but maintaining the highest set of ethical standards in all our work and decision making.

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Highest ethics

Highest ethics
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Your Partner for
Software Innovation

Engitech is the partner of choice for many of the world’s leading enterprises, SMEs and technology challengers. We help businesses elevate their value through custom software development, product design, QA and consultancy services.

We can help to maintain and modernize your IT infrastructure and solve various infrastructure-specific issues a business may face.

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Experience. Execution. Excellence.

Origins of NB Orbit

Where traditional identity systems have failed

Identity management has evolved from paper file folders to siloed or somewhat connected IAM systems product or service vendors centrally run.

One thing hasn’t changed much is each vendor still has to request the same or similar information. Their customers/users must input it again and again whenever they need to access a new offering, and then re-authenticate if the information provided is true and valid.

If people are repeating themselves and vendors repeating what others have already done, isn’t that a huge waste of resources?

The power of verifiable credentials

Self-sovereign Identity (SSI) is the much needed paradigm shift that allows individuals or organizations to have ownership of their digital and analog identities, and control over how their personal data is shared and used.

With SSI, users come with information validated and stored in Verifiable Credentials issued by trusted parties and readily to be taken by vendors with instant authentication. Decentralization makes Verifiable Credentials possible!

Experience. Execution. Excellence.

What's with the logo and why Orbit?

User centricity and interoperability is the objective

In the past, as a user, the world wasn’t centered around you; It was centered around each company/website that you accessed like the image below. At the same time, companies tried to build systems that focused on the customer so there has been a dichotomy between design and reality.

With Self Sovereign Identity (SSI), the solution doesn’t put customers in the middle, but rather all relationships are peer-to-peer. Essentially they “Orbit” each other, hence the name. So, if each person forms their own Orbit, when there are multiple people in a community, we get overlapping Orbits, hence the logo.

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Our Team

We help businesses elevate their value through custom software development,
product design, QA and consultancy services.

Mathieu Glaude

CEO

Subhasis Ojha

Client Delivery

Duncan Cameron

Strategy

Dave Mckay

Identity Architect

Julie Bian

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Improve and Innovate
with the Tech Trends

We hire and build your own remote dedicated development teams tailored to your specific needs.

mobile development 70%
web development 90%
ui/ux design 60%