“It is a very exciting time for tech in Canada – the tech sector is experiencing explosive growth as we strive to make lasting global impact by supporting businesses, both here and overseas, meet the ever-changing compliance obligations," - Stephen Ufford, CEO of Trulioo.
VANCOUVER, B.C. (PRWEB) May 31, 2018
Trulioo, the leading RegTech company providing global identity verification services to help build trust online, was selected as the B.C. winner of the 2018 Global Entrepreneurship Award by Startup Canada, the national rallying community and voice for Canada’s entrepreneurs.
Now in its fifth year, the awards are the hallmark event celebrating outstanding achievements of Canada’s entrepreneurship and innovation community. Every year, the awards celebrate dozens of entrepreneurs, innovators, and support organizations coast-to-coast; and attract more than 1,500 attendees and 4,000 online viewers at regional and national ceremonies.
“We’re truly honored to have been recognized by Startup Canada for the Global Entrepreneurship Award,” said Trulioo CEO, Stephen Ufford. “Scaling our company with dedicated and talented people who are passionately invested in building a global marketplace for identity services has helped pave the way for increased trust and safety online in today’s borderless and mobile-first world.”
Awarded to a Canadian company exhibiting excellence in its global orientation and business practices, the Global Entrepreneurship Award was presented to Trulioo last night at the British Columbia ceremony held in Vancouver.
The winners of the Startup Canada Awards are selected by an esteemed panel of adjudicators, consisting of a diverse group of leading entrepreneurs, ecosystem builders and public figures.
“It is a very exciting time for tech in Canada – the tech sector is experiencing explosive growth as we strive to make lasting global impact by supporting businesses, both here and overseas, meet the ever-changing compliance obligations,” Ufford continued.
On October 18, regional winners from across Canada will gather in Ottawa for the national Startup Canada Awards Grand Finale. These winners are nation-builders inspiring the next generation of game-changers, disruptors, and innovative leaders. They demonstrate that taking risks, disrupting industries, and supporting one another are pathways to a successful future for all Canadians.
In 2016, Trulioo was selected as the regional winner of the Startup Canada Award for Innovation. Presented to Trulioo for its GlobalGateway identity verification service, the award honors companies that exhibit excellence in innovation, through leveraging new knowledge or technology to solve real world problems.
Trulioo is a global identity and business verification company that provides secure access to reliable, independent and trusted data sources worldwide to instantly verify consumers and business entities online. Trulioo’s bank-grade online verification platform, GlobalGateway, helps organizations comply with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Customer Due Diligence (CDD) requirements by automating Know Your Customer (KYC) and Know Your Business (KYB) workflows. Trulioo supports over 500 global clients to instantly verify 4.5 billion customers and 250 million business entities in over 100 countries - all through a single API integration. Named as a 2017 CNBC Disruptor 50 Company, Trulioo’s mission is to solve global problems associated with verifying identities by powering fraud prevention and compliance systems for customers worldwide in an effort to increase trust and safety online. For more information visit trulioo.com.
About Startup Canada
Startup Canada is the national rallying community and voice for Canada’s 2.3 million entrepreneurs. Since launching in 2012, Startup Canada has grown to represent more than 200,000 entrepreneurs and 50 grassroots communities from coast to coast to coast. Through digital programs and flagship events, Startup Canada is the network promoting, inspiring, educating, connecting and giving a voice to Canada’s entrepreneurs; supporting them to start, operate and scale businesses that build a better Canada for the world today and for future generations. For more information, visit http://www.startupcan.ca.