TechCrunch Selects ID R&D as Top Pick for Fintech

Biometric Authentication Startup to Showcase Suite of AI-based Solutions at Disrupt SF

NEW YORK, July 16, 2018  — ID R&D, the award-willing biometric solutions provider offering proprietary AI-based behavioral, voice, and anti-spoofing user authentication capabilities today announced it has been selected by TechCrunch as a Top Pick in Fintech for Disrupt SF.

According to TechCrunch, “TC Top Picks is our latest way to shine a spotlight on amazing pre-Series A startup founders. We carefully reviewed and vetted each application and chose only five startups from each of these categories: AI, AR/VR, Blockchain, Biotech/Healthtech, Fintech, Gaming, Privacy/Security, Space, Mobility, Retail or Robotics/IoT/Hardware.”

“We are thrilled to be selected as a TechCrunch Top Pick for Fintech,” said ID R&D CEO Alexey Khitrov. “Long-time experts in the industry are excited about our groundbreaking biometrics solutions. We look forward to demonstrating them at Disrupt SF.”

The TechCrunch honor adds to growing industry recognition for ID R&D. In May, Samsung SDS added ID R&D to the Samsung SDS Digital Identity Platform and Google accepted ID R&D into Google Cloud for Startups program in June. Microsoft named ID R&D a Top 10 AI Startup in its AI Innovate global competition and Plug and Play FinTech Batch added ID R&D, both in March.

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About ID R&D

ID R&D is an award-winning provider of multi-modal biometric security solutions based in New York, NY. With more than 25 years of experience in biometrics, the company’s management and development teams apply the latest scientific breakthroughs to significantly enhance authentication experiences. ID R&D combines a science-driven seamless authentication experience with the capabilities of a leading research and development team. ID R&D’s focus is on behavioral biometrics, voice biometrics, voice and face anti-spoofing, keystroke dynamics, and biometric fusion. Learn more at