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Kaarel Kotkas: My Teammates Would Describe Me as a Visionary

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Kaarel Kotkas: My Teammates Would Describe Me as a Visionary

On an October morning, Veriff founder Kaarel Kotkas was speaking with Veiko Valkiainen about leadership. What does it take to be a great leader and a successful entrepreneur? How do you reach your goals? Tune in to hear Kaarel's thoughts on leadership.

Veriff in NYC - An interview with Annie Bray Hines

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Veriff in NYC - An interview with Annie Bray Hines

Annie Bray Hines is a member of Veriff's revenue team in New York, and we wanted to learn a little more about what brought her to Veriff, what it's like to live in NYC, and what she gets up to outside of Veriff.

12 Month Review of Revised FATF Standards - Virtual Assets and VASPs

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12 Month Review of Revised FATF Standards - Virtual Assets and VASPs

After the FATF completed it's year long review of how it's revised standards have been implemented, we look at what the outcome was, and how Veriff may be able to assist VASPs with meeting those standards.

More U.S. Financial Institutions Facing AML Requirements

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More U.S. Financial Institutions Facing AML Requirements

With the new FinCEN regulations in place, more U.S. Financial Institutions just became subject to stricter AML requirements.

Maintaining a balance between physical and mental health

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Maintaining a balance between physical and mental health

Taivo is a man who first and foremost likes to maintain a balance between physical and mental health. With this balance, he’s able to put focus into starting and completing new and increasingly interesting challenges.

Veriff is prepared for iOS 14

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Veriff is prepared for iOS 14

Apple recently released iOS 14. Veriff wanted to give a short update about how we've been preparing our SDK and website so there won't be any surprises.

Veriff welcomes Piret Saag as our new Head of People Operations

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Veriff welcomes Piret Saag as our new Head of People Operations

Piret brings a wealth of experience in the start-up field, and a passion for company culture and values, so she’s excited to help Veriff keep building on strong foundations.

Kaarel Kotkas: Veriff's a Lighthouse in Identity Verification Sector

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Kaarel Kotkas: Veriff's a Lighthouse in Identity Verification Sector

Kaarel Kotkas, the founder and CEO of Veriff gave an interview to Baltic Startup Mafia podcast talking about how Veriff was started and where it is heading. Tune in!

You just need to be confident in taking chances

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You just need to be confident in taking chances

After my first attempt at an interview needed to be canceled due to a last minute scheduling issue, I was happy to be able to meetup with (via Zoom) Liisi to discuss her role in Veriff, and how she’s been able to use so many different experiences to further grow as a person and as a professional.

What is Real ID and why is it important? 

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What is Real ID and why is it important? 

Real ID standards will soon come to dictate whether US citizens can travel freely within their own country. As some states lag behind in issuing compliant IDs to all of their inhabitants, how could Veriff help them?

Everything you do should come straight from the heart

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Everything you do should come straight from the heart

On an uncharacteristically chilly/rainy day in July, I had the chance to interview (via Zoom) Ilia Aphtsiauri, one of the founding engineers in Veriff.

5 Trends in Identity Verification in 2020

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5 Trends in Identity Verification in 2020

Identity verification is a constantly evolving technology, adapting to the needs of different markets around the world. Here we look at the 5 big trends changing the industry this year.

TransferGo partners up with Veriff

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TransferGo partners up with Veriff

TransferGo, one of the world’s fastest growing money transfer companies, today announces a partnership with identity verification providers, including Veriff.

Veriff in 2020: The Story So Far

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Veriff in 2020: The Story So Far

Kaarel Kotkas, Veriff’s CEO & Founder, talks about how 2020 has been for Veriff so far, and what the company has planned for the next 6 months

Veriff Closes 15.5 Million USD Financing Round

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Veriff Closes 15.5 Million USD Financing Round

Veriff closed a financing round of 15.5 M USD to ramp up global growth and sales to enterprise customers prior to a larger B-series financing round planned in the future. Money was raised from both new and existing investors.

Famous Fraudsters - McLovin

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Famous Fraudsters - McLovin

The first in a blog series looking at how successful fake IDs seen in movies and TV would be when they come up against Veriff.

No Challenge Too Difficult

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No Challenge Too Difficult

Kateryna Porshnieva, sitting in her house and surrounded by greenery, took some time to discuss how and why she joined Veriff as the Engineering Team Lead and about her life in Ukraine before moving to Estonia. 

Veriff launches product accessibility features

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Veriff launches product accessibility features

AI-driven online identity verification company Veriff launches a new product accessibility feature that enables remote access to digital products and services.

Mixing Work and Fun Together is Recipe for a Balanced Life

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Mixing Work and Fun Together is Recipe for a Balanced Life

Mixing Work and Fun Together is Tiit Paananen’s, Veriff VP Engineering, Recipe for a Balanced Life. Technology and internet trust levels are driving factors in his life, yet they are far from the only thing that interest him, as you'll see.

The Financial Action Task Force Pushes for Digitalization

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The Financial Action Task Force Pushes for Digitalization

COVID-19 has had and continues to have a tremendous impact on every aspect of our lives. Face to face interaction has been limited to a minimum; people have had to stay at home and work remotely, and many businesses have been closed down due to either government orders or lack of customers.

The Importance of Identity Verification in Solving Financial Inclusion

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The Importance of Identity Verification in Solving Financial Inclusion

In 2010 2.5 billion people around the world lacked access to financial services (McKinsey, 2010). Since then this number has decreased to 1.7 billion in 2017. A critical component to inciting widespread financial inclusion is the ability to verify identities online while minimizing fraud.

Veriff's unique way to improve conversion - Assisted Image Capture

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Veriff's unique way to improve conversion - Assisted Image Capture

Last month, we announced the launch of our newest product - Assisted Image Capture. Today, we want to explain what on earth it is, and how it could supercharge your verification conversions.

Veriff partners up with Verimi

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Veriff partners up with Verimi

Veriff is happy to announce the partnership with the German digital identity management company Verimi.

TFH: Trust From Home

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TFH: Trust From Home

The world is working from home, and digital identity and remote verification capabilities are more important than ever. We suddenly find ourselves in a contactless world.

Blox Car partners up with Veriff, preventing fraud at scale

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Blox Car partners up with Veriff, preventing fraud at scale

Transportation is often taken for granted. It makes our lives more connected and allows for more freedom in travel. Owning a car is one of the most popular options, however it is also expensive.

Estonian Youth Work Centre benefit from free verifications

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Estonian Youth Work Centre benefit from free verifications

Veriff’s 1 million free verifications program has successfully been kicked off. The first organisation to start using Veriff’s free verifications is the Estonian Youth Work Centre (EYWC). It’s a national centre that coordinates and develops youth work in Estonia.

Veriff’s Tips on How to Survive COVID-19 Scams

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Veriff’s Tips on How to Survive COVID-19 Scams

Over the past few months, the world has been introduced to the recently discovered coronavirus, better known as COVID-19. This disease has caused widespread panic amidst national lockdowns and recorded fatality rates, which cyber criminals are using to their advantage.

Estonia offers an ideal example of Remote Learning

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Estonia offers an ideal example of Remote Learning

This week the global coronavirus pandemic swept through the U.S., resulting in widespread school closures that have affected more than 26 million American students. Some schools have been completely shuttered, while many chose to take on a new challenge: providing digital education from a distance. 

Veriff donates 1 million verifications

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Veriff donates 1 million verifications

Veriff is donating 1 million identity verifications to non-profits and foundations across the globe in this time of uncertainty.

Veriff launches Assisted Image Capture solution

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Veriff launches Assisted Image Capture solution

Veriff launches a new product - Assisted Image Capture - to improve verification pass rates, user conversions and speed. The unique solution gives end-users real-time feedback and guidance within the verification process.

Veriff launches configurable verification service

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Veriff launches configurable verification service

Veriff launches a new product update that enables clients to configure verification features based on their specific needs and risk tolerance.

Veriff Welcomes Guy Zerega and Opens New York Office

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Veriff Welcomes Guy Zerega and Opens New York Office

Veriff welcomes Guy Zerega, a former Executive Vice President of Revenue of Stack Overflow. Zerega serves as the Senior Vice President of Sales at Veriff being in charge of building the company’s global sales organization and business expansion. He will also be leading Veriff’s New York Office.

Veriff Station Offers Scalable Pricing and 30 Days Free

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Veriff Station Offers Scalable Pricing and 30 Days Free

Veriff Station, our new self-service verification platform, is ready for the public. Sign up now to get a free 30-day trial, including 100 free verifications and 14 days of integration support.

Veriff Launches NFC Identity Verification Tool

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Veriff Launches NFC Identity Verification Tool

Faster, safer, and more convenient, our new NFC verification tool allows iOS as well as Android users to scan ePassports and compatible IDs. Here’s how it works. 

Veriff Signs “Tech Green Pledge” to Be Carbon Neutral by 2030

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Veriff Signs “Tech Green Pledge” to Be Carbon Neutral by 2030

Carbon neutral by 2030! We are excited to join Bolt, Guardtime, Telia, TransferWise, and over 50 other brands as founding members of Estonia’s Tech Green Pledge initiative. 

The People of Veriff: Measuring the Impact of a Design System

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The People of Veriff: Measuring the Impact of a Design System

Veriff Senior Software Engineer, Rauno Freiberg gives us an inside look into the experience of building our new internal design system, Genoma.

Veriff’s New Visual Brand Identity

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Veriff’s New Visual Brand Identity

A bold company needs a bold look. Here’s the why behind Veriff’s new look, and the process that took us from concept to a new and improved visual brand identity. 

Meet Station, Your One-Stop Verification Platform

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Meet Station, Your One-Stop Verification Platform

Flexible, easy to set up, and free for the first 90 days. Here’s everything you need to know about Veriff Station.

#GoodbyeBadBag Saved 4,220 Plastic Bags at Veriff this Summer

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#GoodbyeBadBag Saved 4,220 Plastic Bags at Veriff this Summer

Our plastic-free summer prevented 4,220 plastic bags from polluting the environment. Here’s how we did it, and why.

Blockchain Chooses Veriff to Accelerate Identity Verification

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Blockchain Chooses Veriff to Accelerate Identity Verification

Blockchain has tiers of identity verification required to unlock products and services, like its recently launched cryptocurrency exchange The PIT and Airdrop Program, which gave Stellar Lumens (XLM) to millions of people.

The People of Veriff: We’re 300 Now!

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The People of Veriff: We’re 300 Now!

Growing team Veriff to over 300 people was a milestone came with a lot of challenges and rewards. Our Head of People Operations, Kristina Lilleõis, talks about the highs and lows for her team and beyond in this edition of The People of Veriff.

Veriff’s Team Grows 17 Times in One Year

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Veriff’s Team Grows 17 Times in One Year

Veriff has grown from 17 employees to 300 in one year - proof of the high demand for reliable verification tools to help to prevent identity fraud and abuse.

#GoodbyeBadBag: A Summer Without Plastic Bags

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#GoodbyeBadBag: A Summer Without Plastic Bags

We read the news, too. Global warming is really global heating. A million species are going extinct because of human activity. Oh well. It’s just some bugs and fish other icky beings you wouldn’t want to share a bed with anyway. Right? 

The People of Veriff: Hail the Hundredth!

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The People of Veriff: Hail the Hundredth!

Veriff's Head of People Operations writes a memo to her future self as our team reaches the 100-people landmark.

Veriff  Acquires BrowserID to Fight Fraud

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Veriff Acquires BrowserID to Fight Fraud

At Veriff our goal isn’t only to solve the problems of present, chasing the heels of identity fraudsters.

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