Salesforce Ventures and Talis Capital back Onfido

London and San Francisco-based Onfido, an identity verification and background checking provider, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. The investors included Salesforce Ventures and Talis Capital. PRESS RELEASE San Francisco, CA August 12, 2016 – Onfido, a leading global identity verification and background checking provider, today announced it has raised funding from Salesforce Ventures, Talis Capital and angel investors to scale its machine learning-enabled trust solutions for financial services firms. Onfido will use the funds to further extend its unique offering for finance: Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) solutions that significantly improve remote identity verification. Many retail financial transactions requiring KYC/AML verification are riddled with obstacles and inefficiencies, built on paperwork and manual document verification. Onfido’s machine learning-based technology allows clients to carry out robust, remote…


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