Nigeria Startup Identitypass Raises $360K Pre-seed Funding

The Nigeria startup Identitypass and digital compliance and security company is looking to expand its team, serve and get more customers as well as delve into research and development.

The Nigeria startup, Identitypass was launched in January 2021 by Mr. Lanre Ogungbe, Mr. Niyi Adegboye, and Mr. David Obi and it has since delivered seamless identity verification solutions to various businesses.

The Identitypass platform provides easy-to-use compliance and data security platform that helps with identity verification solutions to online businesses to easily authenticate and validate the genuineness of a transacting party to avoid being scammed.

This is achieved through existing forms of identification ranging from personal traits to government-issued identity cards up to every bit of data that can uniquely help to identify individuals and businesses while dealing with people, money, and data in an easy, secure and faster way.

With a variety of products offered such as identity checker, Identity graph, Identity form, and biometrics technologies, Identitypass currently powers the verification engines or solutions for over 170 businesses with plans to power more businesses in the coming quarter with product verification.

This funding round by Nigeria startup, Identitypass attracted various participation from CCHubMidlothian Angel NetworkD Global Ventures Fund, and other Angel Investors. The Nigeria startup is on a mission to build world-class compliance and security infrastructure for Africa which is free from identity theft and other security compliance-related bottlenecks.

The startup has also secured some strategic partnerships that will aid its product usage kick off in multiple continents, such as America and Asia.

Just as stated earlier that the funds generated will be channeled into customer acquisition, research and development, and team expansion as the company aim at achieving more with modern products that would not only keep businesses secured but also secure every internet user in the region.


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