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Fourthline is one of Europe’s fastest-growing providers of digital identity solutions, including KYC. Trusted by banks, brokerages, insurers and leading fintechs, Fourthline verifies millions of identities for customers like N26, DeGiro, Solarisbank, Flatex, Wish.com, Yolt by ING, and many more. We provide best-in-class fraud detection at industry-leading conversion and compliance levels with an AI-driven platform that authenticates identity, detects liveness, and performs watchlist screening.

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Selfie biometrics adopted by fintechs amid 70% fraud rate spike at financial institutions

Overall fraud incidents are up 20 percent, according to findings from the Identity Fraud Report 2024 from ID verification platform…

Oct 13, 2023

Authlete, Fourthline, Prove, Entrust onboard new digital ID, cybersecurity expertise

Four players in the digital identity and biometrics space, Authlete, Fourthline, Prove and Entrust have announced the arrival of new…

Oct 9, 2023

Banks deploying biometrics for ever-wider range of remote and in-branch interactions

Banking is being reshaped by several forces, including digitization and online service delivery, and biometrics are vying for a major…

Jun 7, 2023

Shufti Pro, Innovatrics, and Fourthline ink KYC deals as consumer interest in AML spikes

Selfie biometrics and liveness detection vendors are extending their reach amid an upswing in consumer concern about money laundering and…

May 19, 2023

Trulioo, Fourthline, SIA, Alcatraz expand boards

Several prominent biometric firms have made significant moves to strengthen their boards in a wave of strategic expansions and leadership…

Apr 4, 2023

Regtech ID verifier Fourthline nets €50 million in funding

An Amsterdam fintech compliance startup has closed a €50 million (approximately US$55 million) round of funding from institutional investors. Fourthline…

Apr 12, 2022

Onfido targets IPO and IDnow grows QTSP offering with new executive appointments

Onfido has promoted its vice president of strategy Yuelin Li to chief strategy officer to lead its aspirations for a…

Jan 27, 2022

Fourthline reports 170 percent YoY growth, predicts digital ID trends for 2022

Co-founder and CEO of KYC and compliance firm Fourthline, Krik Gunning, has published two separate articles on the company’s blog, discussing…

Dec 15, 2021

Fourthline, INTERPOL and AML collaborators identify 18K money mules

A crackdown on money laundering in Europe by a Europol-coordinated group and utilizing Fourthline’s digital identity and fraud prevention technologies…

Nov 29, 2021

Fourthline report warns of identity verification technologies causing more manual reviews

Banks and fintechs are dedicating between three and five percent of their overall compliance cost to the digital identity verification…

Sep 3, 2021

Fourthline partners with Wish for better digital identity verification in the EU

E-commerce platform Wish is partnering with digital identity and verification specialist Fourthline to improve customer due diligence and identity verification for…

Jul 29, 2021

Digital ID technologies to extend KYC launched, funded, reach new use cases and grow revenue

Digital ID and know your customer (KYC) solution providers are bringing new technologies to market, in the case of Socure…

Jul 12, 2021

How digital identity authentication can help France’s document fraud problem: Fourthline

France has seen an explosion in the rates of identity and biometric document fraud; four times higher than the rest…

Jun 28, 2021

Selfie biometrics top digital onboarding methods for younger people

Digital onboarding with selfie biometrics and ID documents is a favored method of younger people, according to research from Onfido,…

Jun 21, 2021

The fraudster’s new game face

By Ro Paddock, Head of Anti-Financial Crime at Fourthline The last 12 months witnessed change to every aspect of our…

Jun 3, 2021

SenseTime considers biometrics IPO options, FPC withdraws Q2 forecast

The next blockbuster biometrics IPO may yet be one of the Chinese facial recognition unicorns, with SenseTime reportedly considering a…

Feb 4, 2021

Anti-financial crime expert hired to boost digital ID and KYC capabilities at Fourthline

Fourthline has appointed Ro Paddock as its new head of Anti-Financial Crime to support the company’s mission to deliver a new…

Jan 22, 2021

Fourthline announces record KYC and digital ID growth and says OCR outperforms Google

KYC and digital identity provider Fourthline has announced record growth during calendar 2020, with its annual recurring revenue doubling over the…

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The fraudster’s new game face

By Ro Paddock, Head of Anti-Financial Crime at Fourthline The last 12 months witnessed change to every aspect of our…

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Global KYC: Not all EU countries are created equal

To streamline growth, banks and fintechs seeking to expand in Europe need to understand regulatory and cultural differences across jurisdictions….

Mar 22, 2021KYC Remediation: Mistakes and best practices

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