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Hi, we are IDnow.

The identity verification platform. Built for security. Loved by users.

Certified AI-based technology

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Our solutions offer great flexibility and a high level of data security in the European Union and beyond.

In the area of video identification of customers combined with electronic signatures, we were the first to provide the market with a legally secure solution without additional hardware. In May 2016 the IDnow video identification process was patented by the EU.

Our offer is directed at all business customers who would like to provide customer identification and contract conclusion online, such as banks, telecommunications companies, Fintechs, etc. Our customer portfolio includes renowned firms such as UBS, Sixt neuwagen, Telefónica and N26.


  • Start of the development of video identification for the German market

  • Founding of IDnow GmbH

  • Launch of IDnow VideoIdent

  • IDnow eSign is approved

  • IDnow moves into new office premises in Auenstraße

  • Launch of AI-powered IDnow AutoIdent

  • IDnow opens a new office in Paris

  • IDnow opens a new office in London

  • IDnow receives certification for operation of identification solutions via remote work

  • IDnow acquires Wirecard Communication Services

  • Launch of early adopter program for IDnow BankIdent

  • IDnow acquires identity Trust Management AG

  • IDnow and French identity technology provider ARIADNEXT combine to create leading European identity verification platform


  • Munich | Headquarters


    IDnow GmbH
    Auenstraße 100
    80469 Munich, Germany

  • Berlin

    IDnow GmbH
    Budapester Str. 35
    10787 Berlin, Germany

  • London


    IDnow UK Limited
    15 Bishopsgate
    London EC2N 3AR, United Kingdom

  • Manchester

    IDnow UK Limited
    No. 1 Spinningfields, Quay St,
    Manchester M3 3JE, United Kingdom

  • Dubai

    Innovation Hub, Gate Avenue DIFC
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Leipzig

    IDnow Services GmbH
    Bauhofstraße 3,
    04103 Leipzig, Germany

  • Düsseldorf

    Identity Trust Management GmbH
    Lierenfelder Str. 51,
    40231 Düsseldorf, Germany

Meet the Management

  • Andreas Bodczek

    Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer

  • Armin Bauer

    Managing Director, Chief Technical Officer & Co-Founder

  • Joseph Lichtenberger

    Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer

  • Guillaume Despagne

    Managing Director, Co-Founder Ariadnext

  • Jamie Turner

    Vice President People

  • Oliver Obitayo

    Chief Commercial Officer

  • Johannes Meerloo

    Chief Operations Officer

  • Melanie Jungbluth

    General Counsel

  • Dennis von Ferenczy

    Co-Founder & Chief Growth Officer

  • Vikas Seth

    Chief Product Officer

  • Sebastian Bärhold

    Chief Client Officer

  • Christoph Jung

    Chief Information Security Officer

Meet the Board

  • Felix Haas

    Executive Chairman & Co-Founder

  • Ludovic Denis

    Partner, Seventure Partners

  • Andreas Heubl

    Senior Investment Manager, BayBG

  • Marc Norlain

    Co-Founder Ariadnext

  • Edward P. Wertheim

    Managing Director, Corsair Capital

  • Raja Hadji-Touma

    Partner, Corsair Capital

  • Martin McCourt

    Operating Partner, Corsair Capital


Equality & Inclusivity

Since our founding, we have continued to celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment. We have a global workforce that embraces diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. Our employees bring their true self to IDnow. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Read on to hear what our women in IDnow say about the working environment at IDnow and learn about their career advices.


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