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Modak & Yoti unite to create a secure FinTech platform for teens

By Delisha Fernandes

May 18, 2023

  • AML
  • B2C Financial Services
  • Banking

ModakModak, a FinTech company for teens and families in the US, has partnered with digital identity company Yoti to enhance safety features for teens on its platform.

As a platform designed to enable teenagers to reach their fullest potential, Modak, with its partners, offers a suite of financial services and learning opportunities.

The company specialises in ensuring the trust and safety of its platform; Modak does detailed Know Your Customer (KYC) processes for its financial services through government IDs. On top of it, Modak now leverages Yoti’s AI facial age estimation technology to enhance platform security.

Yoti’s facial age estimation is an inclusive and privacy-preserving solution that estimates someone’s age from a selfie. It was built to give everyone a secure way to verify their age. All images are instantly deleted once someone receives their estimated age. Companies worldwide are choosing Yoti’s facial age estimation to verify the age of users and create age-appropriate experiences, including Instagram, Facebook Dating, and Yubo.

Robin Tombs, CEO at Yoti, said, “Facial age estimation gives platforms like Modak an effective, reliable and private way to verify that only teens sign up for their platform. Facial age estimation is a scalable solution, so as Modak continues to grow, our technology can help them verify the age of millions of individuals without compromising user safety and privacy.”

Madhu Yalamarthi, CEO at Modak, said, “Adapting Yoti’s tech has been a great enabler of our growth. In conjunction with our standard banking-related KYC/AML processes, Yoti’s tech enhances user experience by streamlining the verification process, reducing manual errors, and minimising the risk of fraudulent activity. Modak families appreciate this added security and convenience, increasing customer trust and loyalty.”

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