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

Youverify is building trust in Africa by helping businesses and individuals confirm identity and physical addresses.

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

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

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 300 000 customer registrations and verifications for some of Nigeria’s largest banks and financial companies.


Youverify has raised $1.5M in a Seed round on Mar 10, 2020. The investment was led by Orange Digital Ventures Africa, along with Loftyinc Afropreneurs Fund, an African early-stage investment fund also participated in the round.



  • Year founded: 2017
  • Funding Info: $1.5M over 1 Round (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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