Recent News.
The latest news and updates from The ID Co. HQ.


Press Release.

November 30th, 2016

Access Real Time Data Ahead of PSD2.

DirectID trusted online verifications and live financial data give innovative banking, payments, and other fintech disruptors two-year head start on PSD2. DirectID today announced Fleetcor, Marlette Funding and Shawbrook Bank as examples of 8 new companies using its platform for trusted online verifications and live financial data.

Press Release.

August 24th, 2016

New Name for the Champions of Trust Online.

Online identity company miiCard announced today that it is changing its name to The ID Co. following the growth of its embedded verification service DirectID in the fintech sector. The ID Co. is a global identity company dedicated to creating a layer of trust in the Internet through two core business units - the miiCard Digital Passport for consumers and DirectID for businesses.


July 11th, 2016

It's been almost five years since we started our journey to create trust online.

At that time we launched our consumer offering as an MVP and over the coming years developed it as a full Identity as a Service platform, enabling businesses to integrate miiCard single sign on and verification into their sites. Today the miiCard Digital Passport is part of a pilot with the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace and the State of North Carolina, and has recently featured in a collaboration with TDL and Microsoft that allows miiCard members to log into any Azure Active Directory B2C enabled service.


July 8th, 2016

The ID Co. joins Europe’s largest FinTech accelerator and strengthens London presence.

We’re delighted to announce we are now members of Level39, the biggest hub of FinTech talent in London, possibly the world.

Based in Canary Wharf, London, Level39 is Europe’s largest technology accelerator space for finance, cyber-security, retail and smart-city technology companies.

Press Release.

May 18th, 2016

DirectID Delivers Faster and Fairer Lending Decisions for Leading Online Lenders Prosper Marketplace, Amigo Loans, Bigstone Capital and More.

Real time bank authentication helps lenders on three continents instantly verify identity and improve underwriting speed and accuracy.

Press Release.

November 26th, 2015

GDS Link Integrates miiCard's DirectID into its DataView360 Credit Risk Management Platform to Reduce Risk and Increase Conversion Rates
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 13, 2015

GDS Link integrates miiCard's DirectID into its DataView360 Credit Risk Management Platform enhancing the ability to reduce risk and increase conversion rates for leading Marketplace Lenders. The solution combines identity, income and affordability authentication to improve credit underwriting and fraud risk for lenders.


June 8th, 2015

American Banker, June 3, 2015 - Penny Crosman interviews miiCard CEO James Varga about the reliance on personal data in online identity verification and the role of the banks in helping consumers to prove and protect their identities online.


May 8th, 2015

The Guardian, April 24, 2015 - The world’s hungriest entrepreneurial and tech talent are in the vanguard of a financial insurgency – and investors are backing them, writes Jon Card.


March 12th, 2015

Euromoney, March 12, 2015 - Fintech: miiCard pioneers the online passport by Peter Lee

A scheme to build trust around the concept of digital identities has the potential to transform the way individuals transact through the internet.