Socure Wins Prestigious 2019 FinTech Breakthrough Award

AI-based Identity Verification Platform Selected from More Than 3,500
Entries for Transaction Security Innovation Award

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/AI?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#AIlt;/agt;–Socure, the leading provider of
identity verification and fraud prevention services, today announced
that its ID+™ digital identity verification platform was selected from
over 3,500 nominations to receive the Innovation Award for Transaction
Security in the 2019 FinTech Breakthrough Awards. Judged by an
independent panel of experts in the financial services and technology
industries, these annual awards recognize the top “breakthrough”
companies, technologies, and products in the global FinTech market. This
year’s winners list is posted online at: https://fintechbreakthrough.com/winners/.

“We are honored to be recognized for our innovations in this year’s
FinTech Breakthrough Awards,” said Tom Thimot, CEO of Socure. “Our
customers in banking, payments and ecommerce expect real-time answers on
whether a user is who they say they are. The Socure ID+ platform uses
machine learning and AI to validate digital identities in seconds and
forms the cornerstone of anti-fraud and KYC/CIP programs at some of the
world’s leading organizations.”

Socure’s solutions continue to displace legacy identity verification
systems at consumer-facing organizations across the US. In 2018, revenue
grew more than 300% year-over-year fueled by growing demand for its
analytics-based platform which dramatically reduces the need for human
intervention associated with traditional digital identity verification
techniques. Customers include 2 of the top 5 US banks, 7 of the top 10
US card issuers, 3 of the top 5 global remittance providers, a top 3
online retailer as well as many of the top digital banks, lenders and
insurers.

“From dramatically improved customer experiences to increased
operational efficiencies, the FinTech industry accomplished a stellar
year and we are proud to recognize the innovators and leaders in this
space,” said James Johnson, Managing Director, FinTech Breakthrough
while announcing the winners. “Congratulations to our 2019 FinTech
Breakthrough Award winners.”

About Socure ID+
Socure
ID+
uses patented machine learning (ML) & artificial intelligence
(AI) technologies to establish trust in online transactions. The
platform provides an instant, multidimensional view of customers and
potential customers so that financial services organizations can
automatically approve digital transactions. Socure ID+ combines AI, ML
and clustering algorithms to continuously ingest, normalize and evaluate
data from hundreds of online and offline data sources including credit
bureaus, email history, phone records, IP addresses, social networks and
more. This allows for real-time analysis of massive datasets at machine
speed to achieve results far beyond the capabilities of humans and
rules-based approaches. Socure ID+ applies predictive analytics to
real-time transactions and assigns a risk score to identities, and this
is used to determine whether a request should be auto-accepted or
flagged for manual review by a fraud analyst.

About Socure
Socure is
the leader in high-assurance digital identity verification technology.
Its predictive analytics platform applies artificial intelligence and
machine-learning techniques with trusted online/offline data
intelligence from email, phone, address, IP, social media and the
broader Internet to authenticate identities in real-time. Socure powers
financial inclusion, increasing acceptance as much as 40 percent for
millennials and other thin-file consumers. It also reduces fraud for
online new account opening by up to 90 percent, lowers manually reviewed
knowledge-based authentication (KBA) rates by as much as 80 percent, and
automates Customer Identification Program (CIP), Know Your Customer
(KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) compliance initiatives. Socure was
founded in 2012 and is based in New York City.

Contacts

Marc Gendron
Marc Gendron PR for Socure
781-237-0341
marc@mgpr.net

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