Ever wondered about the process behind background checking? Why background checks are so important? What you should look out for when choosing your background checking provider? Or what kind of checks are on offer? The collective minds at Onfido have combined to answer these questions and many more in our latest infographic…..
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There’s no doubt about it – 2018 is going to be the year of scale. WIth the World Cup almost upon us, you can bet that there’ll be lots of new users joining your platform, and those that are...
BLOG | Why it’s time for gambling companies to put ‘booth babes’ on ICE
It’s been an uncomfortable few days at ICE Totally Gaming. This is the third year Onfido has been exhibiting at ICE, and the third year that we’ve seen some companies using ‘booth babes’ to...
BLOG | What You Need to Know About the REAL ID Act
Whether you’re a holder of a US driver’s license, or a business that relies on them, you’ll have heard a lot about the long-awaited REAL ID Act in the news this week. It came into effect in...
BLOG | The Strange Case of Ali Dia: Football’s Most Famous Fraudster.
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BLOG | Look Ma, no paper! The banking REVOLUT-ion is here
Opening a new bank account isn’t easy. It’s paper-heavy, time-intensive and frankly, inconvenient. But with banking moving online, things are getting better – right?
BLOG | Taking Tech to the next level at Onfido
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BLOG | Scaling to meet the global Identity Verification explosion
Unlocking the online digital world using your identity.
BLOG | Living the Dream(force)
Did you catch the Financial Services Keynote at Dreamforce? If not, you missed out – and you missed us!
BLOG | Skilling Up to Scale Up
Last month we announced our $30m funding round from CraneVC and Microsoft Ventures. Today I’m excited to welcome 4 game-changing team members to Onfido.
BLOG | SSN is Dead. The Future is Facial.
The Social Security Number is dead. But don’t take our word for it – take the White House Cybersecurity Coordinator’s. “I feel very strongly that the Social Security number has outlived its...
BLOG | Why we signed The Mental Health Pledge
Today (10th October) is World Mental Health Day. As an HR Manager supporting 150 people, it’s an important day for me, serving as a reminder of the importance of looking after our minds as well...
BLOG | The Mental Health Pledge
For employers who put their people first. This mental health pledge is made by Onfido and championed internally by Harry Richardson on 19/09/2017. “We pledge to create an open environment where...
BLOG | We raised $30m... now the hard work starts
I’m incredibly proud to announce that we’ve raised $30m from Crane Venture Partners and Microsoft Ventures, with participation from Salesforce Ventures, Idinvest, Wellington Partners and TempoCap....
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