Named DC Inno’s 2019 “50 on Fire” Winner in the Government Category

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Digital identity verification technology leader recognized as one of the hottest companies in the greater Washington, D.C. area.

News Image, the industry leader in secure online identification verification, today announced it has been named DC Inno’s 2019 “50 on Fire” winner in the government category. The annual awards program celebrates the top 50 disruptors, luminaries and newsmakers driving innovation across the greater Washington, D.C. area.

“2019 has been a tremendous year of growth and innovation for Over the last year, we’ve doubled our user base, strategically grown our partner network, successfully launched new products and secured two important patents,” said Blake Hall, founder and CEO of “As a result of our investments, we’ve experienced record-setting revenue growth and added amazing talent to our growing team. It’s exciting to be recognized for our accomplishments and to be included in such an impressive list of local innovators.”’s next-generation platform ensures the secure identity of more than 16 million users nationwide, adding around 30,000 new users every day. Since the beginning of 2019, has issued over 1 million LOA3/IAL2 credentials, which adhere to federal government's strictest identity proofing standards; increased its partner network to more than 400 organizations across sectors; obtained two patents and launched several new products, including Real ID Pre-Screening, Virtual In-Person Proofing, Nurse Verification and Age Verification. As a trusted leader in digital identity verification, has achieved 35 percent year-over-year revenue growth and is on track to reach 100 employees by 2020.

DC Inno’s “50 on Fire” awards program honors the top people and companies that are truly heating up the District’s innovation economy. The 50 winners were selected by the DC Inno team based on submitted nominations, 2019 growth and editorial coverage. Winners will be celebrated at the annual “50 on Fire” event, which will take place on November 21 at The Living Room.

Fully committed to making a positive difference in the world and increasing the overall level of people’s trust in digital interactions, is actively hiring for a variety of positions. To learn more about’s career opportunities, visit

About simplifies how individuals prove and share their identity online. Its next-generation identity platform provides identity proofing, authentication and group affiliation verification for organizations across sectors.’s technology meets the highest federal standards for online identity proofing, authentication, KYC and AML requirements and is approved as a NIST 800-63-3 IAL2 / AAL2 conformant Credential Service Provider by the Kantara Initiative. More than 16 million users and over 400 organizations use to verify identity, including healthcare organizations, federal and state government agencies, financial institutions, retailers and nonprofits. To learn more about and its secure identity verification platform, visit and follow on Twitter @IDme.

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