FinovateAfrica Sneak Peek: truID

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateAfrica on November 27 and 28, 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa. Register today and save your spot.

truID is a South African fintech that has created a data sharing ecosystem inspired by Open Banking. truID’s innovative Collect platform enables consumers to safely and rapidly share their digital banking information with third parties in a manner that guarantees ease-of-use and privacy.

Why it’s great
truID has made bank integration simple. With just a few lines of code, developers can securely access real-time bank data from South Africa’s largest banks.


Dmitry Drabkin, Co-founder
Drabkin started his career as a chartered accountant, specializing in financial services. His passion for technology and innovative solutions led him to co-found truID.

Paris Valakelis, Co-founder
Valakelis has a background in actuarial science. He gained his experience as an equity analyst covering banking and insurance, where his deep insights inspired the co-creation of truID.

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