Annually, the Utah Venture Entrepreneur Forum creates a list of the 100 most-discussed ventures in Utah. Lehi-based Converus, which announced its EyeDetect technology to the world earlier last year, makes its debut on the list. LEHI, Utah – Feb. 2, 2015 – Converus, a Utah-based startup dedicated to detecting deception ...
February 2, 2015Jeff Pizzino, APR
Technology start-up Converus, creators of a new lie detection method called EyeDetect, just closed a bridge funding round of $1.35 million. This comes after the company raised $1.25 million in seed funding during 2013, which helped launch its technology EyeDetect in April of this year. This funding round will be used ...
December 12, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
Transparency International’s 2014 Corruption Index Reveals More Needs to Be Done to Fight Illegal Activities
By Jeff Pizzino, APR, Corporate Communications – Transparency International, a non-profit watchdog group dedicated to uncovering corruption and promoting government transparency, released the 20th edition of its annual corruption perceptions index on Dec. 3. More than two-thirds of the 175 countries reviewed received a score of less than 50 on a ...
December 10, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
Technology start-up Converus says Transparency International’s recently released report on worldwide corruption validates the importance of and need for EyeDetect — a new lie detection method for assessing individuals for unethical or criminal behavior. Transparency International, a non-profit watchdog group dedicated to uncovering corruption and promoting government transparency, released the ...
December 9, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
By Jeff Pizzino, APR, Corporate Communications – In Ukraine, a country plagued by corruption and political turmoil, the State Fiscal Service (SFS) has decided to implement the polygraph in greater measure in its recruiting process. Ukraine Deputy Tax Minister Ihor Bilous made the announcement at the Anti-Corruption Forum held in Kiev. Bilous replaced ...
December 3, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
By Jeff Pizzino, APR, Corporate Communications – Converus representatives presented a conference Nov. 7 titled, “How to Recruit and Keep Honest Talent,” to a group of business and finance students at the Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico. On the Agenda Fernando Ferreira, the regional manager of sales for Converus, explained to the ...
November 10, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
Converus and its new Premier Service Provider (PSP), Consultores Asociados en Seguridad y Servicios S.A. de C.V. (CASS), held a standing-room only event Oct. 22 in the NH Hotel in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Sixty-three people attended, coming from varied companies including Alfa, Cablevision, Chrysler, FEMSA, Home Depot and Heineken. Attendees ...
October 23, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
More than a 100 professional polygraph examiners flocked to Colombia-based Latinamerican Polygraph Institute’s (LPI) Oct. 21 lie detection conference, which featured Converus’ EyeDetect technology. Converus Science Team Member Dr. David Raskin also spoke at the event. He’s world-renown for his work in investigating and developing improvements to the polygraph. The conference ...
October 22, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
Technology startup Converus, creators of a new lie detection technology called EyeDetect, has added to its executive ranks. Ben Stout has joined as the new chief technology officer (CTO). Prior to Converus, Stout served as the CTO for MediConnect Global for 14 years.
October 21, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
October 10, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
Converus (“with truth”) provides scientifically validated credibility assessment technologies that help protect countries, corporations and communities from corruption, crime and threats.