Overview

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Total Equity Funding
$9.15M in 5 Rounds from 6 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$3.5 Million on December 1, 2014 / Undisclosed Round
Headquarters:
Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of
Description:
The ID Co. is dedicated to creating trust online, through our consumer product miiCard and our business product DirectID.
Founders:
Categories:
Identity Management, Health Care, Recruiting, Security, Financial Services, Consumer Lending, Virtual Currency, Payments
Website:
http://www.theidco.com/
Social:

Company Details

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From humble beginnings we started out to change the world. To solve one of the greatest challenges of our time. To create a layer of trust in the internet that empowers us all to do more online, with ease, convenience and safety.

We’ve made a great start already by finding a way to use the best sources of trust, like banks, to prove peoples’ real identity online. Bank data has immense value, both as a source of identity as well for the information inherent within it. Both for the customers who own it and the businesses they want to share it with.

Through our consumer product, miiCard and our business product, DirectID, banks and their customers can share trusted data in a completely safe way. In seconds rather than days.

DirectID is our business service, focusing on one time verifications with a frictionless user experience. It combines Bank Verified Identities and Live Financial transaction history with bureau and other data sources to help businesses increase conversions, reduce fraud and make more accurate decisions.

The miiCard Digital Passport is a persistent, consumer-centric identity that can be stored and accessed via web or mobile. Once a customer has created their miiCard, it can be easily used (just like a social login) to access a wide range of sites, prove identity and share personal information.

Funding Rounds (5) - $9.15M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Dec, 2014$3.5M / Undisclosed0
Apr, 2014$1.71M / Undisclosed1
Oct, 2013$100k / Seed1
Apr, 2012$2.5M / Seed3
Sep, 2011£845.88k / Seed1

Current Team (8)

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Products (2)

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  • DirectID bank verified identities and live financial transactions ake online verification and risk assessment faster, easier and stronger.
  • Digital Passport was added to CrunchBase in 2011

Memberships (3)

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Customers (7)

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  • Satago is software that helps small businesses improve cashflow by getting paid faster.
  • They provide individuals with spare savings, the opportunity to become personal lenders to screened and profiled borrowers.
  • The first marketplace lender in the U.S, Prosper Marketplace helps people get on top of their finances.
  • A smarter bank for an ever-changing world.
  • Connecting business to a world of lenders
  • Amigo Loans is a financial technology company based in Bournemouth, launched in 2005, aiming to change the way that people borrow money.
  • Xpenditure is an expense management software for small businesses.

Partners (8)

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  • Equifax manages financial, demographic, employment, and marketing information in the U.S., Canada, the U.K, and Brazil for commercial uses.
  • Yodlee is a provider of financial applications that offers solutions for banks, entrepreneurs and individuals.
  • “Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to...
  • PA Consulting Group provides management consulting, IT consulting, and technology and innovation services.
  • Callcredit Information Group is expert in managing consumer data for businesses across every sector, from financial services, retail and
  • Mitek is a mobile imaging software solutions provider enabling users to remotely deposit checks, pay their bills and open accounts.
  • ID Analytics is a company providing credit and identity risk management solutions for real-time information services.
  • Microsoft, a software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services.

Offices/Locations (2)

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  • Level39 Technology Accelerator

    One Canada SquareLondon

    Canary Wharf

    London, England E14 5AB

    United Kingdom

  • The ID Co. HQ

    CodeBase, Argyle House

    3 Lady Lawson Street

    Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of EH3 9DR

    United Kingdom

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