BRUSSELS and ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Combatting qualification and job application fraud just got simpler
Smart Certificate™, the innovative solution to issue and manage educational certificates, transcripts and attestations securely, has been acknowledged by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Official recognition of the inventiveness of the platform represents a significant milestone for CVTrust and will support further global expansion.
CVTrust, a start-up specializing in data integrity, has been formally granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (U.S.P.T.O.) for Smart Certificate[TM]. This innovative digital platform gives educational institutions such as MIT Sloan School of Management, INSEAD, and IMD a practical instrument to fight against fraud and maintain institutional reputation. Certificate holders can also demonstrate the authenticity of their academic and learning qualifications and integrate them into social media profiles such as LinkedIn.
"As specialists in the field of certification integrity,we are proud to have our work officially validated by the U.S. Patent Office. Receipt of this patent provides indisputable evidence of the innovative approach we have taken to create a true label of trust", stressed David Goldenberg, CEO and co-founder of CVTrust. "Obtaining this patent takes us one step closer to improving communication, efficiency and transparency in education and employment markets."
CVTrust was founded in 2009 by an international team of seasoned entrepreneurs from the technology and business worlds. The Smart CertificateTM platform gives education organisations the tools to securely create, manage, and deliver academic certificates and related documents (eg. transcripts, letters of attestation, etc). Certificates become a marketing tool for the institution while alumni benefit from having secure digital versions of their credentials that they can share with recruiters and future employers via LinkedIn or other channels.
For more information, please visit http://www.cvtrust.com