IDnow Overview

  • Founded
  • 2014
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 238
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $17.9M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 11

IDnow General Information


Operator of an Identity Verification-as-a-Service platform intended to provide KYC solutions and electronic signing solutions for the financial services industry. The company's platform develops and markets secure products for the electronic identification of persons as well as for contract signing via computer or smartphone and also helps in the verification of businesses who acquire new customers online and want to offer identification and the conclusion of contracts online, thereby enabling banks and financial institutions to verify their identity quickly and conveniently from online using their smartphone, tablet or webcam.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Other Industries
Systems and Information Management
Business/Productivity Software
Primary Office
  • Auenstraße 100
  • 80469 Munich
  • Germany
+49 089 00000000

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IDnow Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
7. Debt - General 08-Dec-2020 $17.9M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC 08-Nov-2019 000.00 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Accelerator/Incubator Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series B) 17-May-2018 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC (Series A) 26-Sep-2016 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC 01-Jan-2015 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Seed Round 01-Feb-2014 Completed Generating Revenue
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IDnow Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Munich, Germany
238 As of 2022
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IDnow Competitors (43)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Brainloop Private Equity-Backed Munich, Germany 000 00.00 000000000000 00.00
00000000 Corporation Linz, Austria 000 00.000 000000000 00.000
0000000000 Private Equity-Backed Barcelona, Spain 000 000.00 000000000000 000.00
000000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Irvine, CA 000000&0
00000000 Private Equity-Backed Trondheim, Norway 000 00.000 000000&0
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IDnow Patents

IDnow Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
DE-102015206623-A1 Digital signature with remote identification Pending 14-Apr-2015 000000000 0
EP-3082292-A1 Digital signature with remote identification Pending 14-Apr-2015 000000000 0
DE-102014207439-A1 Masking of sensitive data in user identification Pending 17-Apr-2014 00000000000 0
ES-2586144-T3 User id Active 22-Jan-2013 000000000
ES-2793306-T3 User id Active 22-Jan-2013 G06F21/32
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IDnow Executive Team (20)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Andreas Bodczek Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Joseph Lichtenberger Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer
Armin Bauer Co-Founder, Managing Director & Chief Technical Officer
Sebastian Bärhold Co-Founder, Chief Client Officer & Managing Director
Christoph Jung Chief Information Security Officer
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IDnow Board Members (9)

Name Representing Role Since
Andreas Heubl Bayerische Beteiligungsgesellschaft Board Member 000 0000
Edward Wertheim Corsair Capital Board Member 000 0000
Felix Haas IDnow Co-Founder & Executive Chairman 000 0000
Ludovic Denis Ph.D Seventure Partners Board Member 000 0000
Marc Norlain Self Board Member 000 0000
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IDnow Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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IDnow Investors (11)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Corsair Capital PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
HW Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Plug and Play Tech Center Accelerator/Incubator 000 0000 000000 0
Giesecke+Devrient Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Giesecke+Devrient Ventures Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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IDnow Acquisitions (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000000 29-Jun-2021 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 00000 000
00000000 0000 03-Mar-2021 0000000000 IT Consulting and Outsourcing 0000000 0
Wirecard Communication Services 01-Sep-2020 Merger/Acquisition Other Commercial Services 0000000 0
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IDnow Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
identity Trust Management (IT Consulting and Outsourcing) IT Consulting and Outsourcing Dusseldorf, Germany 2015
000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Cesson Sevigne, France 0000
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