EyeVerify, a smartphone-based personal identification system based on technology developed at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, is one of three start-ups invited to a new accelerator launched by Wells Fargo Bank.
EyeVerify, based in Kansas City’s Startup Village, was named winner of the Get In the Ring global investment competition last year. Looking beyond the three initial “beta” participants in the accelerator, Wells Fargo intends to work with 10 to 20 startups in each six-month batch. An executive from the bank sponsors and works closely with each participating startup. Wells Fargo invests between $50,000 and $500,000 in each one. Read more.