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Africa needs biometric de-duplication, Smile Identity argues

Nobody loves an enticing promotional customer campaign more than an accomplished identity fraudster. That is as true in Africa as…

Apr 18, 2022

Biometrics capture with feature phones to boost Africa’s financial inclusion

The potential of biometrics captured on feature phones, the importance of regulatory sandboxes, and the need for more flexible identity…

Feb 28, 2022

Fintech-focused biometrics and KYC partnerships, new platforms unveiled

Face biometrics providers continue to rapidly sign up new customers and partners for technologies to support remote customers, with FYNXT…

Aug 3, 2021

Investment pours in for biometric startups developing new services

Biometrics firms Smile Identity, Zenus and OneWave are reporting successful funding rounds for products ranging from ‘ethical facial recognition’ to…

Jul 8, 2021

Biometrics investments roll on with $7M for Smile Identity, up to $8.7M for Daltrey

Selfie biometric authentication provider Smile Identity has closed a $7 million Series A funding round to advance its aim of unifying…

Jun 9, 2020

IDology and Smile Identity biometrics tapped for financial KYC, onboarding, authentication

Hydrogen has integrated its fintech platform with GBG subsidiary IDology to provide its clients with technology to run KYC checks…

Dec 15, 2019

Biometrics and digital ID across Africa this week: biometric influencers in Tanzania, a ‘techno-political nightmare’ in Nigeria

Biometrics and digital ID are becoming firmly embedded in everyday life in many parts of Africa. 150 social media influencers…

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