ID Verification

Welcome to mati's blog!

Lending: What do you need to ask your users to be compliant in Mexico?

If we’ve learned something in the last few months, it’s that the industry of lending and microcredits is booming in Mexico, with companies like Konfio receiving more than USD $100 million in recent weeks. And all these companies have something in common: they need to be compliant with Mexican financial sector laws and regulations, which is easier said than done – especially for those who are just launching here.

Read More

How Identity Verification Will Take Finance (and Crypto) Mainstream

What does something as boring as compliance software have to do with financial inclusion, decentralization, or economic development of underdeveloped countries? In short, the lack of modularized legal identity is a peg blocking a domino effect of development in inclusive finance, e-commerce, the service economy, and the promised land of a peer-to-peer economy built on top of blockchains. My goal is to share with you the roadmap, and the bet we’ve made— that standardizing identity will do for the world what a brick did for architecture.

Read More

Myth vs Reality (in Data Privacy)

Any user of online services is left with the uncomfortable reality of not knowing who controls their personal information, and the use it has been given. As handily mentioned by Chris Skinner, these days we find “discussions around data ownership and privacy, in discussions about almost anything really. When will I own my data? When will I have my own identity? How can I take control of me away from banks, corporations and governments and give it to me?” (Chris Skinner’s Blog, April 2019)

Read More

Mati Press Release: Global ID Verification in 10 Minutes!

With offices in San Francisco and Mexico City, Mati has launched into the Online ID verification space with the release of its Global ID product. Funded by present and past employees of Google, Uber and Twitch, Mati’s advanced technology improves the industry with an approximate 10 minute integration process and a smoother user experience.

Read More

Want to learn more about mati?