Startup Accelerator Program: Identity Verification Made Easy and Free

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What if your startup never has to worry about identity fraud? You’d focus on growing exponentially. Knowing that every transaction is genuine, you’d market more aggressively and build trust with your customers. At, we aim to help you connect seamlessly with genuine customers and grow your business. Over the last three years, we’ve successfully […]

Scaling KYC Compliance: How Empowers Your Business Growth

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During our sales demos, scalability is a question that seldom comes up. It’s a silent concern that businesses tend to underestimate. “Can your KYC process handle a sudden influx of thousands, perhaps even hundreds of thousands, of new signups? Can you help us meet evolving and stringent KYC compliance requirements?” To meet KYC compliance standards, […]

AI and Biometrics in KYC: Enabling Secure Identity Verification

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Remember the Star Wars movie? Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not limited to science fiction alone; it’s a technological powerhouse transforming industries across the globe. In simple terms, AI refers to machines or computer systems that can perform tasks that typically require human intelligence. Think of AI as the digital brain that can learn, reason, and […]

The Impact of KYC on Customer Onboarding and Mobile Apps

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Customers check their mobile banking app between 50 and 80 times for every visit to a physical bank branch. This data emphasises the importance of mobile apps, and getting your customers to use them smoothly and hassle-free is a big deal. But there’s a problem: making sure new customers are who they say they are […]

Brand Reputation and KYC: How to Elevate Your Brand’s Social Capital

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KYC, or Know Your Customer, isn’t just about ticking regulatory boxes; it’s a cornerstone of cultivating your brand’s social capital.  Effective KYC processes can boost your brand’s reputation, weaving trust and credibility into your business approach and allowing you to improve your customer’s experiences. Building Trust and Credibility with KYC Meet Sarah, a frequent online […]

iGree: Simplifying BVN Consent Management For Data Privacy

Familiar with the Bank Verification Number? The BVN was introduced in 2014 by the Central Bank of Nigeria to enhance financial security, curtail fraudulent activities, and establish an unmistakable identity for every bank account holder. Developed by NIBSS (Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System), the BVN contains important biometric data like an individual’s fingerprints, facial photograph, names, […]

Identity API: How to Verify Customers Directly from your Application

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Imagine visiting a foreign country and having an automatic translator that instantly converts your words into the local language as you speak. Well, that’s how APIs work! They act as software intermediaries, allowing different applications to understand and interact with each other seamlessly. And speaking of magic, let me introduce you to’s Identity API. […]

Townhall Recap: VNIN service and Face Match Updates

On Friday, the 14th of July, 2023, we had our first public town hall session with our supportive customers. We discussed the recent change from NIN service to VNIN for Nigeria and shared exclusive updates on our Face Match services for Africa. Here’s a short highlight of all we talked about at the online event. […]