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MiiCard Raises $2.5 Million USD, Launches Twitter Validation Service

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United Kingdom-based miiCard, a startup that helps you prove your identity online, announced a second round of seed funding for $2.5 million USD today. Investments came from a mix of groups including New Wave Ventures, IQ Capital and Par Equity.

The startup plans to use the funds to expand its digital passport technology. On its blog, miiCard mentions:

“The substantial investment supports miiCard’s expansion into the US and will enable rapid growth of the business, across a range of markets including financial services, ecommerce, social networking and dating, where trust online is now critical.”

One of the social networking platforms miiCard is working on is Twitter. It launched a Twitter validation function last week. 

Here’s how it works:

To learn more about miiCard, watch its FinovateEurope 2012 demo.