Thursday, April 25, 2013

Brainstorming UID with Srikanth Nadhamuni

300,000,000,000,000 biometric queries a day

"...[T]he Aadhaar system was deliberately built as an identity platform as opposed to an end user application, so that government departments and private companies/startups could build their own apps leveraging the platform."

Technology startups have a huge opportunity to leverage the Aadhaar system (VC Circle)

"This is an ecosystem play."

Sometimes we get bogged down in the scale of the enrollment challenges associated with UID. It's good to get back to the amazing scale of possible apps that can be spun out of the ecosystem.