The Veriff Times

Get to know the people, ideas, and machine learning magic behind Veriff. We’ll also throw in some company news and product updates to spice things up.

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. 

January 21st, 2020

Sarah Hamid

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.

January 9th, 2020

Sindija Vitola

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.

January 7th, 2020

Mario Alfaro

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.

January 2nd, 2020

Sarah Hamid

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.

December 16th, 2019

Mario Alfaro

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.

December 5th, 2019

Sarah Hamid

How Veriff Helps OSOM Slash Support Tickets 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.

November 26th, 2019

Sarah Hamid

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.

November 13th, 2019

Karita Sall

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. 

November 5th, 2019

Sarah Hamid

Helping the 1 Billion People Without Proof of Identity with Digital Citizenship

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.

October 30th, 2019

Sarah Hamid

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. 

October 24th, 2019

Sarah Hamid

Veriff Station Goes Live with Scalable Pricing Plans and 30-Day Free Trial

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.

October 22nd, 2019

Sarah Hamid

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.

October 11th, 2019

Sarah Hamid

The People of Veriff: Support that Wows Customers

Katerina Solomanjuk managed a customer support team at Bolt before leading one at Veriff. Her mission is to build a team that wows Veriff’s customers. Here are her tips for breaking out of the vicious circle of mediocre customer support.

October 7th, 2019

Katerina Solomanjuk

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.

October 2nd, 2019

Sarah Hamid

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. 

October 1st, 2019

Sarah Hamid

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.

September 26th, 2019

Sarah Hamid

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. 

September 19th, 2019

Sarah Hamid

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

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

September 16th, 2019

Rauno Freiberg

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. 

September 13th, 2019

David Castillo

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.

September 2nd, 2019

Sarah Hamid

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.

August 29th, 2019

Sarah Hamid

#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.

August 27th, 2019

Sarah Hamid

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.

August 22nd, 2019

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.

August 15th, 2019

Kristina Lilleõis

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.

August 9th, 2019

Villu Arak

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.

January 1st, 1970

Villu Arak

Veriff’s Team Grows 17 Times in One Year

Such a growth is a response to a high demand for reliable verification tools to help to prevent identity fraud and abuse. This year, the verification volumes have been growing by 90 percent on average in each month. As Veriff continues onboarding clients with high verification volumes, the staff numbers will also keep increasing.

July 26th, 2019

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.

July 11th, 2019

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.

June 12th, 2019

#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? 

June 3rd, 2019

The People of Veriff: Hail the Hundredth!

Veriff's Head of People Operations writes a memo to her future self as our team continues to grow.

February 11th, 2019

Kristina Lilleõis

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.

January 23rd, 2019

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.

December 28th, 2018

Vienna-Based Remote Scooter Sharing Platform goUrban Goes Veriff

Austrian scooter-sharing platform goUrban chooses Veriff to scale their user verifications.

October 30th, 2018

P2P Marketplace Estateguru Uses Veriff to Back Aggressive Expansion

EstateGuru is a leading European 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.

October 24th, 2018

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