Youverify is a data aggregation and acquisition company that is on a mission to solve identity challenges in developing countries.

Youverify's mission is to help build trust in Africans businesses and individuals one Identity at a time.

Youverify was founded in 2017 by Gbenga Odegbami and Suru Avoseh. The company is headquartered in Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria.


Youverify first provided API for address and identity verification to several financial institutions. Now it has added more KYC products and expanded into new markets such as Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, South Africa, Kenya and Uganda.


Youverify's award winning address verification platform and our data driven artificial intelligence streamline onboarding in the most remote part of Nigeria. Using artificial intelligence, Youverify confirms a user’s identity document and compares it with their facial biometrics.


Youverify has already performed more than 600 000 customer registrations and verifications for some of Nigeria’s largest banks and financial companies.


Youverify is backed by Orange Digital Ventures Africa, LoftyInc Capital, Octerra Capital, Plug & Play Venture, Syntax Ventures, HTTP Investors, Afer Group and Fronesyz Capital. and others. The company raised $1M in an additional Seed financing on Aug 03, 2022. This brings Youverify's total funding to $2.5M to date.



  • Year founded: 2017
  • Funding Info: $2.5M over 2 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Seed- Series Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Lagos
  • State: Lagos
  • Country: Nigeria
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