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Financial IT Launches it's 2016/2017 Pathfinder Ranking

18/05/2017

Mobile banking and payments appear to be the main focus of the numerous (mainly small) FinTech companies that have raised funds – from a surprisingly diverse variety of backers – over the last three years.

What is happening in the world of FinTech is one thing. What will happen is another. To gain a clearer insight into how the FinTech universe will appear in three years time, we are developing the Financial IT 2016/2017 Pathfinder Ranking, a definitive listing of the 50 most promising new startup companies

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Featured as one of Ventureburn's "Digital All-Stars"

17/02/2017

We've been featured as one Ventureburn's Digital All-Stars to watch out for in 2017. See the article

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On Top Of The Regtech World

16/02/2017

We've been featured as one of the best Regtech companies, globally, by the CB Insights team.

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Easy as KYC

13/02/2017

What is KYC and why does it matter? Our Head of Marketing, Brennan Wright, makes understanding Know Your Customer (KYC) as easy ABC in this article shared on LinkedIn.

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2017 The Year Of Identity

30/12/2016

Being able to truly identify people, with trust, brings enormous value into the modern, connected world. We discuss the future of identity verification in this article.  Continue Reading

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The High Cost of NOT Automating Your KYC Process

25/12/2015

What are the costs of not automating your KYC process? Our Head of Product David Thomas examines the less talked about expenses incurred when running older KYC processes.

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How KYC ties into monitoring a PEP

01/12/2016

Our CEO, Mark Chirnside, helps to define a PEP and the processes involved in tracking and reporting them as part of the KYC requirements. 

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WebSummit 2016, Top 10...

25/11/2016

We share some of the highlights of our WebSummit 2016 experience. If you're interested in attending WebSummit, this article will provide you with some insights into the event.

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SA online verification startup ThisIsMe raises $2.5m funding

01/01/2016

South African online verification startup ThisIsMe has raised US$2.5 million in funding from private investors, and is planning to use the cash to expand into African and international markets.

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ITWeb - Identity verification firm eyes international debut

10/05/2016

Businesses in Australia and New Zealand, as well as in Africa's most populous nation Nigeria, will soon be able to verify the identities of individuals online using identity verification service, ThisIsMe.

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ThisIsMe gets $2.5m funding round, is set for international expansion

09/05/2016

ThisIsMe, the online verification startup, has landed US$2.5-million in funding to fuel its international expansion efforts.

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South African identity solution firm ThisIsMe secures R37.4 million funding and sets sights on internationally expansion.

01/01/2016

South African start-up ThisIsMe, which has innovation that is “giving a heartbeat to your identity” is stepping up its international expansion after securing $2.5 million (R37.4 million) in funding from private investors. 

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ThisIsMe and Bruce Whitfield on the Money Show - The science of FICA

17/03/2016

Award-winning radio personality, Bruce Whitfield discusses FICA and KYC in South Africa with ThisIsMe co-founder David Thomas. Continue Reading

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Mark Chirnside, CEO of ThisIsMe is interviewed by Pippa Husdon on CapeTalk

03/03/2016

Our CEO Mark Chirside chats to Pippa Hudson, award-winning presenter on Primedia's CapeTalk about how ThisIsMe is revolutionising the identity space and helping not only companies with their FICA and POPI compliance, but also individuals, by allowing them to manage their identity online at ThisIsMe.com

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ONLINE SECURITY: Check that this is me - Financial Mail

03/11/2015

THE increase in cyber crime — illegal activity using information technology networks — has given rise to new online technologies aimed at curbing it.

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While the USA is celebrating National Cyber Security Awareness Month this October, phishing attacks are up by 43% in South Africa.

03/11/2015

South Africa is the second most targeted country globally for Internet fraud and phishing attacks. South Africans are still very vulnerable and certainly behind the Internet trend of highlighting ways ...

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Thisisme, South Africa's First Personal Online Verification Authority Launches - allAfrica.com

03/11/2015

Cape Town, South Africa - ThisIsMe.com Business Launch With US$50 billion personal online fraud projected for the USA for 2014, what can we expect to happen in South Africa ...

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These local celebs have all been victims of identity theft - News24.com

03/11/2015

We chat to Jeannie D, Ryk Neethling, and Jen Su about their experiences with identity theft in South Africa.

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ThisIsMe, South Africa's First Personal Online Verification Authority Launches Amidst a Time in SA When Reported Personal Online Fraud is up by 16% on the Previous Year

03/11/2015

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, October 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThisIsMe.com Business Launch   With US$50 billion personal online fraud projected for the USA for ...

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Our CTO David Thomas talks to Kieno Kammies on 567 CapeTalk about Online Identity Management

03/11/2015

Our CTO David Thomas talks to Kieno Kammies on 567 CapeTalk about Online Identity Management

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