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


Press Release.

October 10th, 2017

For the first time lending decisions to be made based on applicants real income.

Edinburgh, U.K.One of the UK’s leading financial technology specialists, The ID Co., has announced it is the first software specialist to offer lenders the capability to calculate and base lending decisions on customers’ real earnings, known as verified income.

Press Release.

September 26th, 2017

Senior appointments strengthen The ID Co.'s position in the lending market.

Edinburgh, U.K. A leading UK financial technology company has strengthened its position in the market with the appointment of new chairperson, Lazaro Campos, and chief technology officer, Scott Leckie.


May 15th, 2017

Document Verification added to DirectID platform, increasing value for lenders.

Edinburgh, U.k.The ID Co. has added document capture and verification to the DirectID platform, building on the value delivered to lenders from bank and bureau data. This gives DirectID customers the ability to use a single platform for multiple elements of their onboarding process and reduce the friction for their applicants caused by offline steps.


March 15th, 2017

The ID Co. responds to business growth with newly opened London office.

London, U.k. -To support the continued commercial growth of lending technology DirectID, The ID Co. is increasing its physical presence today with the opening of an office on New Broad Street in the City of London.


January 10th, 2017

Chief commercial officer appointment by The ID Co. to drive growth of financial technology DirectID.

Edinburgh, UK - The ID Co. today announced the appointment of Rob Griffith as Interim Chief Commercial Officer.

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.