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VC, Alphabet fund development of AML products

Internal and external investment in digital identity-based, crime-curbing AI continues. Venture fund Notion Capital has put $11 million into fintech…

May 18, 2023

Biometrics providers extend reach as AML market forecast to reach $3.5B in 4 years

Growth in the global anti-money laundering (AML) software solution market will be “vibrant” through 2027, according to market analysis firm…

Apr 17, 2023

Global push to strengthen ID verification with selfie biometrics gains momentum

Selfie biometrics are being mandated for financial institutions in another jurisdiction, while SmartSearch has announced a new version of its…

Jan 11, 2022

New CEO for SmartSearch, biometrics veteran to Paravision among leadership appointments

Anti-money laundering (AML) software provider SmartSearch has a new Chief Executive Officer, appointing Guy Harrison to drive the company’s strategic plan…

Nov 11, 2021

UK firms do a lot of manual authentication. Is there a better practice?

Eyeballing documents for forgeries is still a surprisingly common practice given the resources at forgers’ disposal. Even moreso as digital…

Oct 6, 2021

Why digital onboarding is the future

By John Dobson CEO, SmartSearch It has become a cliche at this point to say that the pandemic has changed…

Aug 26, 2021

Vouched secures $4.5M for selfie biometrics in hot remote onboarding market

Steadily rising demand for remote onboarding and compliance with know your customer and anti money-laundering regulations has led to a…

Apr 30, 2021

Private sector advances digital identity for fraud prevention while governments struggle

SmartSearch has launched a new solution for digital identity verification in the U.S., while Nok Nok Labs and ForgeRock are…

Apr 14, 2021

Stakeholders split on digital ID benefits as selfie biometrics deployed for financial crime prevention

Most stakeholders see digital ID as a potentially helpful innovation for fighting financial crime, but they are split on whether…

Jan 29, 2021

Selfie biometrics continue rapid rise with increasing availability, Onfido and Yoti customer wins

Several new partnerships and solutions based on biometric identity checks from mobile devices have been announced. Onfido has signing a…

Jan 15, 2021

VisionLabs and Smart Engines, Innovatrics announce biometric onboarding customer wins

The Emirates NBD bank will now allow customers to verify their identity documents via mobile when opening an account using…

Sep 11, 2020

Sumsub selfie biometrics and ID doc check chosen for investor onboarding, SmartSearch launches AML solution

Investor onboarding company Valk has selected Sumsub’s biometric identity verification technology to power the KYC, KYB, and AML checks for…

May 8, 2020

Ubisecure partners with LATAM distributor as digital ID providers support business continuity

Ubisecure has formed a partnership with Seguridad América to bring its customer identity and access management (CIAM) offerings to Latin America….

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Why digital onboarding is the future

By John Dobson CEO, SmartSearch It has become a cliche at this point to say that the pandemic has changed…

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