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Kaarel Kotkas

Founder & CEO, Veriff 

Kaarel is the strategic thinker and visionary behind Veriff. He keeps Veriff’s team one step ahead of fraud and competition in the dynamic world of online identification. With plenty of energy and enthusiasm, he encourages the Veriff team to stand for honesty in the digital world. In 2020, Kaarel was named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year in Estonia. Also, Nordic Business Report named Kaarel one of the 25 most influential young entrepreneurs in Northern Europe in 2018.


About Veriff
Founded: 2015  |  HQ: Estonia  |  Funding: $192M  |  Industry: Identity verification