Identity Management Company Seamfix Celebrates 15 Years in Business – TechEconomy Nigeria


Digital identity management company, Seamfix, today celebrated the 15th year of its launch in Nigeria. The company expanded its footprint to other countries, becoming a global brand.

Since its inception in 2007, Seamfix has been providing businesses with electronic tools and APIs to carry out end-to-end know-your-customer (KYC) and document scanning processes through mobile and web channels when onboarding customers as well as real-time verification. data entered – textual, biometric or identification documents.

It is the first software development company in Africa to receive ISO 27701:2019 PIMS certification among others and one of six Sun Microsystems (later renamed Oracle Partners) Certified Partners in West Africa.

In a statement on Wednesday, the company highlighted some of its collaborations with leading financial institutions and telecom operators in terms of the solutions it has provided.

The company said it collaborated with two leading financial institutions in 2008 to develop school management solutions for higher education.

It has also partnered with MTN Nigeria, the country’s largest telecom operator, to provide identity management.

Recall that MTN was fined by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in October 2015 for the delay in blocking the lines of over 5.2 million subscribers who had poor or incorrect SIM registration data. captured by the telecommunications operator.

While discussing the fine with the NCC, MTN had to address the issue of bad SIM card registration data and fix it so that it doesn’t happen again or as frequently, especially on such a large scale.

“MTN then approached Seamfix to implement their KYC and BioSmart solutions to replace their legacy systems and help solve this enormous challenge.”

According to Seamfix, the project was a huge success as it went live in a record time of 10 days, enabling the operator to meet government deadlines.

Over its fifteen-year history, Seamfix has distinguished itself in the industry by providing products and solutions that have impacted over 350 million people.

“More than 180 million identities have been registered in functional and foundational databases.”

He has created over 500 leaders that can be found all over the world, as well as solutions that serve at least a thousand organizations.

Revealing some of its plans, Seamfix said it has big ambitions for the future, some of which should be realized no later than 2030.

“At a minimum, a billion people should have benefited from what we have to offer.

“We want to help our business partners increase their profits by intentionally developing 1,000 leaders, and at the very least, 10,000 companies should have benefited from our work.”

Seamfix has taken part in several CSR initiatives, the most recent of which was a collaboration with Slum2School to transform classrooms into early years and development centers for children in Tarkwa Bay.


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