Trustmatic is acquired by Certn

Certn acquires Trustmatic to expand its identity verification services. This strategic move solidifies Certn's position as a global leader in screening and identity verification technology.

Based in Victoria, British Columbia, Certn is Canada’s second fastest-growing technology company and a global leader in background checks. The acquisition positions Certn and Trustmatic to build a global verifiable credentials network and to confirm our position as a global leader in screening and identity verification.

"There doesn’t have to be a trade-off between user experience and security. This acquisition aligns seamlessly with our mission to provide faster and easier screening services. Trustmatic's innovative technology complements our existing offerings and helps us better serve clients like those in financial services," says Certn's CEO, Andrew McLeod.

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Certn has long focused on comprehensive background screenings and ongoing risk monitoring for employees and suppliers worldwide. It leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning, offering services in identity verification, know-your-customer (KYC) processes, and combating money laundering.

In three short years, we’ve built an expert team of identity professionals and helped protect businesses across the globe from identity fraud while delivering a seamless user experience. Joining forces with Certn is the next step on our mission of providing the world’s most secure and easy-to-use identity verification solution technology,” adds Donal Greene, founder and CEO of Trustmatic.

This strategic move helps Certn further its goal of building a global verifiable credentials network. 

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