Onfido raises $30m for identity verification that helps millions of people access online services
Identity verification provider Onfido today announces $30M in funding, led by Crane Venture Partners with support from MicrosoftVentures, Salesforce Ventures and other current investors, including Idinvest Partners. The funding follows a Series B round of $25M in April 2016, allowing the company to take its identity verification technology global. With just a photo of an identity document and a selfie, users can now gain access to a host of online platforms such as Square, Zipcar, and Revolut. Onfido's machine learning technology enables companies to automate checks on over 600 document types across 192 countries, detecting anomalies automatically, and using human experts to verify outliers.