About Us

Building the trust engine to power human interactions worldwide

Background checking team

Onfido builds trust in an online world by helping businesses digitally verify people’s identities.

Using machine learning technology, Onfido validates a user’s identity document and compares it with their facial biometrics. The identity can then be cross-referenced against international credit and watchlist databases.

Founded by three entrepreneurs from Oxford University, Onfido has received over $60m in funding from investors including Microsoft Ventures, Salesforce Ventures and Crunchfund. We carry out checks in 192 countries for global customers including ZipCar, Couchsurfing, Revolut and Square.


Founded in 2012 by Husayn Kassai, Eamon Jubbawy and Ruhul Amin, Onfido has raised over $60m in funding.

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We’re also proud to be supported by specialist investors and advisors across a range of sectors, from machine learning and FinTech experts to sharing economy influencers.

Prof. Philip Torr

Professor in Machine Learning, Oxford University

Louis Monier

Founder, AltaVista

Alexandra Kelly

Founder, Powerchex

Perry Blacher

Founder, Covestor

Brent Hoberman

Co-founder, Lastminute.com

Nicolas Brusson

CEO & Co-founder, BlaBlaCar

Frédéric Mazzella

CEO and Co-founder, BlaBlaCar

Simon Heath

Chief of Talent, Geometry Global

Steve Bailey

CEO & Founder, Backgroundchecking.com

Dan Cobley

Former MD, Google UK

Greg Marsh

CEO & Co-founder, Onefinestay

Manoj Badale

Managing Partner, Bleinham Chalcot

Matteo Berlucchi

Founder, Skinkers

John Horan

CEO, Maze Investigations

Dominic Myers

Former MD, Waterstones

Spencer Hyman

Co-founder, Artfinder