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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.

A Devotion to Security - Responsible Disclosure & Veriff

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A Devotion to Security - Responsible Disclosure & Veriff

Data security is paramount to Veriff, and most online companies in the modern age. This is why we want to tell you about our responsible disclosure program - and how you can help us stay secure all day, every day.

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.

How 20 years of technological innovation has changed our lives

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How 20 years of technological innovation has changed our lives

We take a lighthearted look back over 20 years of digital innovation and how our world has changed since the year 2000. And more importantly, why identity verification is now absolutely crucial.

What’s New - May 2020: Veriff Product Update

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What’s New - May 2020: Veriff Product Update

Wondering what Veriff have been up to in May 2020? Here’s your chance to find out!

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.

Can a password ever be perfect?

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Can a password ever be perfect?

With so much of life conducted online, having excellent passwords is absolutely essential. Nearly every time you sign up for a website, you have to create a password. Here's some advice on how to do it well.

What is identity verification? And why is it necessary?

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What is identity verification? And why is it necessary?

It’s about as straightforward a title as you’ll ever see, but we thought it was about time to address one of the big questions about identity verification (IDV) - what is it, and why the world needs it. And more importantly, why it needs Veriff!

What’s New - February to April 2020: Veriff Product Update

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What’s New - February to April 2020: Veriff Product Update

It’s a bumper edition of our product update this time, covering the last 3 months. Here’s what our intrepid Veriffians have been doing during these challenging times.

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.

What’s New in January 2020: Veriff Product Update

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What’s New in January 2020: Veriff Product Update

With the longest month of the year behind us, here is what our product teams have been working on in January 2020.

Complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

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Complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

The deadline for complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) has passed. Here’s everything you need to know about how to stay compliant with these new regulations.

How to Choose the Right Identity Verification Software

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How to Choose the Right Identity Verification Software

Finding ID verification software (IDV) suitable for your company’s needs can be challenging. With the right approach, you can easily navigate the competitive IDV marketplace and find a tool that best matches your needs. Here's how. 

5 Ways Startups Can Make a Positive Environmental Impact

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5 Ways Startups Can Make a Positive Environmental Impact

The state of our environment is worsening, and unsustainable businesses are becoming the ghosts of pasts. If you’re looking for ways to be more eco- friendly in 2020 here are some of our favorites.

GDPR in 2020: How to Stay Compliant

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GDPR in 2020: How to Stay Compliant

With great data comes great responsibility. To help you stay ahead of the shifting GDPR guidelines, we put together a guide to staying compliant in 2020.

What’s New in December 2019: Veriff Product Update

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What’s New in December 2019: Veriff Product Update

From new ways to customize integrations in Veriff Station to a smoother mobile experience for your customers, here’s what’s new in December 2019.

A Guide to Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance in 2020

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A Guide to Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance in 2020

Staying two steps ahead of criminals demands a fast-evolving regulatory environment. The new AMLD5 directive will impact governments as well as companies, and here is everything you need to know to stay compliant in 2020.

What’s New in November 2019: Veriff Product Update

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What’s New in November 2019: Veriff Product Update

This month we made it possible for Enterprise clients to customize our flows, added a new language, and launched in-context verification to keep your users on your website during the verification process. Learn more in our November product update.

How Veriff Helps OSOM Cut Customer Emails and Stay Compliant

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How Veriff Helps OSOM Cut Customer Emails and Stay Compliant

OSOM, a cross-platform asset manager, aggregate all exchanges, wallets, and accounts a user has for both virtual and non-virtual assets in just one app. Here's why OSOM's team chose Veriff to help with KYC and fraud prevention.

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.

What’s New in October 2019: Veriff Product Update

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What’s New in October 2019: Veriff Product Update

This month, Veriff Station went public, 11 new languages were added, and our product team tweaked and debugged our flows to improve overall quality. Here’s what’s new in October. 

Helping the 1 Billion People Without Proof of Identity

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Helping the 1 Billion People Without Proof of Identity

It is difficult to imagine life without an ID card or passport, but for one billion people in the world, it’s a harsh reality. As with many modern problems, it may have a digital solution.

The Veriff Identity Fraud Report 2019 - Part 1

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The Veriff Identity Fraud Report 2019 - Part 1

The Veriff Identity Fraud Report draws conclusions about the current state of identity fraud. These are based on contemporary research and millions of data points gathered through our verification flows between January and June 2019. 

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.

A Guide to Verifying Customers while Maximizing Conversions

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A Guide to Verifying Customers while Maximizing Conversions

Security doesn’t need to cost you conversions. With the right methods in place, you can verify your customers’ identities and boost conversions. Here’s how.

What’s New in September 2019: Veriff Product Update 

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What’s New in September 2019: Veriff Product Update 

Mobile tweaks for iOS and Android, a new web verification flow, and more. Here’s what our product and development teams released in September 2019.

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. 

When In-House Identity Verification Hurts Your Business

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When In-House Identity Verification Hurts Your Business

Handling identity verification alone can be risky. Here’s how and why an in-house solution doesn’t always work.

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.

What’s New in August 2019: Veriff Product Update 

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What’s New in August 2019: Veriff Product Update 

Veriff is now available in Turkish, and that’s not all that’s new. Read the full product update for August 2019.

#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.

10 Tips for Breezing Through Identity Verification

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10 Tips for Breezing Through Identity Verification

Fraud is out there, and there are plenty of cybercriminals just waiting for a chance to pretend to be you. Luckily, they can be stopped, and here's how.

Global P2P Loan Marketplace Mintos Chooses Veriff

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Global P2P Loan Marketplace Mintos Chooses Veriff

Mintos is a P2P lending startup that provides retail investors with an easy and transparent way to invest in loans from lending companies around the world.

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.

6 Reasons to Choose Veriff for Identity Verification

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6 Reasons to Choose Veriff for Identity Verification

Don’t place obstacles between customers and your product. Veriff’s identity verification flows are optimized for speed and a smooth end-user journey.

BVG Chooses Veriff to Verify Mobility App Users

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BVG Chooses Veriff to Verify Mobility App Users

Berlin’s public transport company BVG chose Veriff to verify people’s identities in Jelbi, its freshly-launched mobility app. Jelbi is a one-stop transport shop for commuters and travelers in Berlin.

#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.

Veriff and Trafi Ignite a Pan-Baltic Startup Collaboration

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Veriff and Trafi Ignite a Pan-Baltic Startup Collaboration

While our verification tools and know-how continue to spread across Europe, few events make us happier than collaborating with ambitious companies near home.

Remote Scooter Sharing Platform goUrban Goes Veriff

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Remote Scooter Sharing Platform goUrban Goes Veriff

Austrian scooter-sharing platform goUrban chooses Veriff to scale their user verifications, and keep their customers on the move

Estateguru Uses Veriff to Back Aggressive Expansion

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Estateguru Uses Veriff to Back Aggressive Expansion

EstateGuru is a leading European P2P marketplace that connects investors with entrepreneurs who need short-term loans for real estate projects. It's networks includes 15,000+ investors from 45 countries.

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