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YEO Joins The Lloyds Lab Accelerator Programme

We are proud to announce that we have been selected as one of eleven startups joining Lloyd’s Lab Cohort 7! Lloyd’s Lab is the home of InsurTech at Lloyd’s of London, the world’s leading insurance and reinsurance marketplace.

Angel Academe Invests In YEO Messaging

We are delighted to announce that several Angel Academe members have just completed an investment in YEO Messaging. One of ten investments into female-founded and co-founded businesses the group has made so far in 2021.

Success! YEO closes nearly 170% of our target.

After a lot of hard work and effort from the team, we are pleased to announce that our Seedrs equity crowdfunding campaign successfully raised just shy of £847,000 from around 649 investors!

WhatsApp exodus: 12.6 million Brits deleted the app or will abandon it

A new national survey has revealed the full extent of the WhatsApp mass exodus, with 12.6 million Brits either having deleted the messaging app or planning to do so, as concerns about data sharing with parent company Facebook seemingly reached a peak before the 15 May terms agreement cut-off date.

Meet The Founder | Luca Rognoni

Introducing Luca Rognoni, YEO Messaging Co-founder and our Chief Security Officer. Luca is a systems expert with a passion for cyber security and cryptography. In this post we hear about Luca’s experience that led him to co-founding YEO Messaging and his vision for the future of YEO.

Meet The Founder Interview With Seedrs

Off the back of the YEO Messaging Seedrs Crowdfunding campaign, Seedrs themselves wanted to sit down with our co-Founder Alan Jones to find out why after successfully exiting three previous businesses, it was finally time to disrupt the data privacy market.

YEO AT WORK | In healthcare

In this case study from the healthcare industry, doctors Lydia and Charles tell us about the challenges in privacy and compliance around communications that YEO has helped them overcome, streamlining their practice and providing peace of mind around confidentiality.

Streets Talks To Podcast

Listen to our co-founders, Alan and Sarah as they join Julia Streets from Streets Consulting in the latest episode of StreetsTalksTo. We talk about instant messaging as a key communication tool and the imperatives of privacy, compliance, and control.

Meet The Team: Alan Wilson

Alan Wilson shares his story, what led him to joining the YEO team and his vision for the future of this private messaging platform.

The YEO Story

YEO was founded by father-daughter team Alan EJ Jones, a successful tech entrepreneur, and Sarah Norford-Jones, an experienced creative business leader. Here’s the backstory that led to them launching YEO.

Introducing Paul King, YEO’s Cyber Security Advisor

It has always been important to us to build a team of people who are not only the best at what they do but who are passionate about privacy, which is why it gives us great pleasure to announce security industry veteran, Paul King CSO of CISCO UK has joined our advisory board.

Privacy in a COVID world.

What will privacy look like in a post-COVID world and more importantly what are the long term implications to our personal data. Here are some of our co-founder, Sarah’s thoughts on the matter.

Stay Safe Working From Home

With the increase of people working from home we are seeing an increase in scams and phishing as criminals take advantage of the disruption.
Here are YEO’s tips to protect yourself from phishing scams online.

YEO Joins CyLon Cohort 10

We are excited to announce that YEO Messaging has been accepted as one of 8 companies joining the cohort 10 of the CyLon Accelerator Program.

Let’s stop talking about ‘Women in Tech’

For International Women’s Day, our co-founder Sarah Norford-Jones is sharing her thoughts on the phrase ‘woman in tech’. What role does positive discrimination have to play in today’s business world?

Share the love, not your private data.

With Valentine’s Day creeping up, lots of us who are single-and-ready-to-mingle will be looking to dating apps and websites to line up a hot date or two. Here’s our tips for security-savvy online dating.