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IdentityPass By Prembly Named Fastest Growing KYC and Verification Company


On Saturday, December 3rd, 2022, Identitypass was named the Fastest Growing KYC and Verification Company of the Year in the 2022 edition of the BusinessDay Nigerian Business Leadership Awards, a prestigious award for top-performing companies working on groundbreaking innovative technology. This is the first time IdentityPass by Prembly has been included in the KYC and verification category.

“We are thrilled to be recognized as the fastest KYC provider in Nigeria among the most innovative and important digital companies in Africa,” said Lanre Ogungbe, CEO of Identitypass by Prembly. “Thanks to BusinessDay for the national recognition of Identitypass as the fastest-growing verification company in Nigeria. We are proud to offer world-class KYC and verification solutions that increase financial inclusion and online trust worldwide. This is for all our customers, partners, and team members.”

Identitypass has had a fantastic year, with $2.8 million in seed funding, multiple key and strategic hires, expansion into new markets, and the signing of numerous new significant clients. Being recognized as the fastest-growing KYC and compliance market demonstrates the importance of the identity space and the efforts made by IdentityPass to ensure secure, trustworthy, and seamless online transactions and interactions.

Through an evidence-based approach, the BusinessDay selection unit carefully selected this year’s awardees from hundreds of Nigerian companies, including applicants and nominees. They were chosen based on several factors, including company business models and market momentum, as well as market impacts, insights, and metrics from BusinessDay that estimate a company’s overall health and growth potential.

This is the fourth edition of the BusinessDay Annual Award with companies from all 36 states in Nigeria. The nominees are pursuing a wide range of digital services opportunities in various industries, including digital banking, construction, insurance, pharmaceuticals, and others. The BusinessDay Nigerian Business Leadership Awards have a long history of highlighting the best companies in the country, and this year is no exception. We are honored to be recognized as one of the companies championing the next growth phase for other African businesses.

We look forward to transforming the African digital verification ecosystem in the coming years.

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