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SA startup ThisIsMe selected to take part in Gartner’s Innovation programme

Fintech startup ThisIsMe has been selected to participate in this year’s Gartner’s Innovation Programme which takes place in Cape Town from tomorrow and runs until Thursday (19 to 21 September).

The programme forms part of the GartnerSymposium ITxpo, one of the world’s most important gatherings of chief information officers (CIOs) and senior IT executives which showcases the latest solutions from key technology providers. The event takes place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

ThisIsMe will participate in Gartner’s Innovation Programme, which forms part of the GartnerSymposium ITxpo

ThisIsMe enables businesses to reduce fraud, automate FICA and KYC checks, improve onboarding and increase revenue while providing an on-demand, seamless customer experience.  ThisIsMe can complete the FICA process in three minutes – an African record.

Read more: SA startup ThisIsMe claims can process FICA filing in record three minutes

The startup last year attracted $2.5-million in funding and has processed more than one million verifications. The company is expanding into African and international markets and counts Sanlam and Silica as customers. It was also ranked one of the best global regtech companies by the CB Insights team in 2017.

Read more: ThisIsMe gets $2.5m funding round, is set for international expansion

Says David Thomas (pictured above, left with CEO Mark Chirnside) ThisIsMe co-founder and head of product: “Many IT executives rely on Gartner Symposium/ITxpo to gain insight into how their organisations can use new technology solutionsto address business challenges and we look forward to showcasing our advanced offering”.