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March 2022

Road to 100: IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator

The amount of data that is being collected, analyzed, and stored by different organizations is growing at an exponential rate. In the last 10 years, the volume of data created, captured, and consumed worldwide grew by a staggering 3850%. This raises concerns for individual and business users on data protection, privacy, security, and regulatory compliance.

For example, to what extent do individuals have ownership over their data and what are businesses doing to create back-end technology solutions that secure customer data, while deploying architectures that accommodate such data proliferation?

Over the past three years, the IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator worked with startups that utilize sensitive data and Personally Identifiable Information (PII), to create, improve, and increase users’ access to financial, healthcare, and other services. Solutions include unified APIs to foster financial inclusion in Africa, OpenAPIs to democratize access to affordable insurance in Latin America, and other digital solutions that touch on the intersection of technology, data, and impact. 

In the report, we highlight our road to 100 startups; discussing the intersection of data ownership and impact, how diverse founders help build inclusive solutions, data security and protection, data tech for good trends, and our work with the 100 companies.

Learn more by downloading the report.