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Hi, we are IDnow.

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

Certified AI-based technology

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 Commerzbank, 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


  • Munich | Headquarters


    Auenstraße 100
    80469 Munich, Germany

  • Paris


    40 rue du Louvre
    75001 Paris, France

  • London


    73 Cornhill
    EC3V 3QQ London, United Kingdom

  • Leipzig

    IDnow Services GmbH
    Bauhofstraße 3,
    04103 Leipzig, Germany

  • Düsseldorf

    Identity TM (IDnow)
    Lierenfelder Str. 51,
    40231 Düsseldorf, Germany

Meet the Management

  • Andreas Bodczek

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Joseph Lichtenberger

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Armin Bauer

    Chief Technical Officer & Co-Founder

  • Bettina Pauck

    Chief Operations Officer

  • Dennis von Ferenczy

    Co-Founder & Chief Growth Officer

  • Oliver Obitayo

    Chief Commercial Officer

  • Vikas Seth

    Chief Product Officer

  • Christoph Jung

    Chief Information Security Officer

  • Sebastian Bärhold

    Business Development & Co-Founder

  • Melanie Jungbluth

    General Counsel

Meet the Board

  • Felix Haas

    Executive Chairman & Co-Founder

  • Ludovic Denis

    Partner, Seventure Partners

  • Andreas Heubl

    Senior Investment Manager, BayBG

  • Michael Hochholzer

    Managing Director, Giesecke+Devrient Ventures

  • Edward P. Wertheim

    Managing Director, Corsair Capital

  • Raja Hadji-Touma

    Partner, Corsair Capital

  • Martin McCourt

    Operating Partner, Corsair Capital


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