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Industry Identity Verification Services
Founded 1999
Headquarters Los Angeles, Calif., United States
Key people
Yossi Zekri, President & CEO
Stephen Maloney, EVP Business Development & Strategy
Services Multi-channel ID document authentication Fraud prevention

Acuant is an identity verification, document authentication and fraud prevention technology services provider headquartered in Los Angeles, with engineering and development centers in New Hampshire and Israel.

Products include ID capture and auto-fill software, ID authentication, biometric facial recognition, facial image matching, and CHIP/RFID reading.[1]The company's partners include start-ups, Fortune 500 and FTSE 350 organizations.[2]

Acuant’s applications address regulations such as KYC, PII and AML, and are in use by organizations in such industries as hospitality,[3] healthcare, automotive, security, and financial services.[4]


Acuant was founded in 1999 in Los Angeles, California, by Danny and Iuval Hatzav, as Card Scanning Solutions, which was incorporated in 2003 and later rebranded in 2014 as Acuant. Yossi Zekri was named CEO & President in 2008.

Acuant has been private equity-backed since 2013 by Egis Capital, Insight Venture Partners and Lightview Capital.

In May 2016, Acuant acquired Assure-Tec Technologies,[5] a provider of identity document authentication and data capture solutions.

In 2017, Acuant acquired Ozone® from Mount Airy Group [6].

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  1. ^ "Acuant launches facial recognition solution". Planet Biometrics. 2017-02-28. Retrieved 2017-03-10. 
  2. ^ Rabinovich, Paul (2016-10-13). "Identity Proofing Is the Cornerstone of Trust in a Digital Relationship". Gartner. Retrieved 2017-03-10. 
  3. ^ Chang, Ellen (2016-09-15). "Hotels Update Security Slowly for WiFi, Electronic Door Locks". TheStreet. Retrieved 2017-03-10. 
  4. ^ Yurcan, Bryan (2016-08-12). "Don't Ditch SMS, But Change the Way You Use It". American Banker. Retrieved 2017-03-10. 
  5. ^ Seals, Tara (2016-06-06). "Acuant to Expand ID Management with AssureTec Buy". Channel Vision Magazine. Retrieved 2017-03-10. 
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