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Increased regulatory scrutiny

The cryptocurrency industry is booming in Africa attracting a lot of regulatory scrutiny from governing bodies. There are more stringent-regulations accorded to crypto because of its anonymous nature and explosive growth.

User’s preference for anonymity

Most crypto users want to remain anonymous and transact anonymously. This introduces a challenge for KYC as users are reluctant to provide comprehensive identifying information.

Rise in fraud

Consumer interest in crypto is growing rapidly. The current regulations are yet to fix a lot of loopholes that exist in the crypto world providing a near perfect opportunity for fraud.

Our Solutions

Where Smile Identity fits in

Our Solutions

Building your Verification Flow

What can you build with Smile Identity? Here’s how our APIs come together to bring ideas to life.

  • Basic KYC

    Verify that the personal information submitted by your users matches what is stored in the ID authority database. We return a value of match, partial match, or no match.

    Learn more about Basic KYC

  • Enhanced KYC

    We query a user’s identity information at an official ID authority, using their ID number, and returns that information.

    Learn more about Enhanced KYC

  • Biometric KYC

    We match a user-submitted selfie to the photo on file in an ID authority database, so you can be sure that your users are who they say they are.

    Learn more about Biometric KYC

  • SmartSelfie™ Authentication

    We authenticate your users with our innovative facial verification technology which combines face matching, liveness and spoof checks, all with a high rate of accuracy.

    Learn more about SmartSelfie™ Authentication

  • Document Verification

    We verify the authenticity of 142 IDs across 100 countries to validate the identity of your customers.

    Learn more about Document Verification

Find out how you can start verifying your users in under 4 seconds.

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