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IDScan.net CEO, Denis Petrov, Interviewed for WWNO’s Out to Lunch
IDScan.net, CEO Denis Petrov, was featured on WWNO’s (NPR) show Out to Lunch. The show is centered on “economist and Tulane finance professor Peter Ricchiuti conducting business New Orleans style: over lunch at Commander’s Palace restaurant. Each week Peter invites guests from the New Orleans business renaissance to join him. The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Inc magazine have all named New Orleans the best city in the USA to be an entrepreneur. Out to Lunch is the cafeteria of the new New Orleans entrepreneurial movement.” Learn more about the show from Peter’s excerpt below and listen to the interview here.
By: Peter Ricchiuti
Excerpt from NPR:
Before you get on a plane, you go through a number of layers of security. The airline and the TSA both check to make sure you are who your ID claims you are.
One of the methods the TSA uses is a version of a security check system that’s also used by IBM, Shell, and some of the world’s largest retailers when you apply for a store card.
The technology for these security checks is provided by a company called IDScan.net.
Believe it or not, IDScan.net is a New Orleans company. IDScan.net’s Co-founder and CEO Denis Petrov joins Peter on this edition of Out to Lunch.
If you listen to this show regularly, you might have gotten so used to hearing about innovative entrepreneurs with successful businesses in New Orleans that you are no longer surprised by innovation or success. If you have gotten so used to sensational achievement that it’s going to take something pretty amazing to impress you, this conversation is for you.
To listen to the full interview click here.
To read the Ricchiuti’s original interview excerpt, click here.
IDScan.net provides businesses with the highest quality ID scanning solutions to quickly and easily capture and verify an individual’s information. Within a second and with 100% accuracy, our technology can tell your front line staff everything they need to know about the person standing in front of them. Trusted by top brands like IBM and Shell our suite of customizable solutions is being deployed by leaders across industries from gaming and
hospitality to retail and finance. As the first company to market with mobile ID scanning capabilities, IDScan.net is still pioneering cutting-edge technologies that anticipate the rapidly evolving needs of tomorrow. For more information, visit IDScan.net.
The Idea Village, in conjunction with Matt Wisdom, Co-founder of TurboSquid.com, and other preeminent entrepreneur support organizations founded the NOLA100 to honor those who have made a significant impact in the advancement of the entrepreneurial movement in New Orleans. The NOLA100 were nominated by local partners including: Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, The Idea Village, The Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission, The New Orleans Business Alliance, PowerMovesNOLA, Propeller, Vetlaunch and more.
To qualify for the NOLA100, the company must meet the following requirements:
- Launched during or after 1999
- Have surpassed $1 million in revenue; with 50% outside of Louisiana
- Are located in the greater New Orleans region (and met the above revenue requirement while in NOLA)
The NOLA100 honored 29 companies. According to the creators of the group, the goal is for the 100th company to be inaugurated by 2018. New members will continue to be honored at Entrepalooza held each year in August.
IDScan.net is pleased to announce that they were one of the 29 companies recognized. IDScan.net CEO, Denis Petrov, states, “It is truly an honor to be recognized alongside such outstanding entrepreneurs in New Orleans.The IDScan.net Team is proud to be part of such an amazing movement.”
Some of the other companies honored at the event included Matt Wisdom of TurboSquid, Patrick Comer of Lucid (Federated Sample) and Chris Schultz of Launch Pad. Wisdom states, “The entrepreneurial movement is well on its way to becoming a significant part of the GDP of New Orleans. It’s time to recognize these entrepreneurs, their companies, and the impact they are having in diversifying our economy.”
To learn more about the Idea Village and the NOLA100, please click here.
IDscan.net is the industry leader in ID scanning technology and development of ID scanning software solutions for many of the top companies in the US and Canada. IDscan.net provides a full spectrum of solutions for fraud prevention, access control, automatic data capture, age verification and visitor management. Its innovative history includes being first to market with their iOS and mobile solutions for scanning ID’s. Products offered include a full suite of mobile, tablet, and desktop solutions that are used in a variety of industries, including: casinos, hospitality, retail, financial, grocery, marketing, automotive, security, technology, government and law enforcement sectors. For more news and information on IDscan.net, please visit https://idscan.net.