Digital identify platform Valid8Me secures €12.5m investment from Grant Thornton

Cork-based company claims it can cut costs and speed up customer onboarding process through the use of reusable digital identity vaults

Patrick Horgan chief executive; Ciaran Corkery, chief product officer; Stephen Tennant, head of financial services advisory and Louise Barry, head of risk, at Valid8Me

Valid8Me, a Cork-headquartered digital identity platform, has secured a €12.5 million investment from professional services company Grant Thornton Ireland.

“This investment from Grant Thornton Ireland, combined with their global reach and multi-sector expertise, will act as a transformational partner in accelerating valid8Me’s ambitious high-growth strategy,” Patrick Horgan, the chief executive, said.

Originally founded as a spin-out from technology services company Horizon8, Valid8 claims it can speed up the customer onboarding process by as much as ...