Australian FinTech company profile #14 – GBG

Australian FinTech company profile #14 – GBG

  1. Company Name: GBG
  2. Website:
  3. Key Staff & Titles:

GBG’s key local contacts in Australia are:

  • Mat Demetriou – Regional Director ANZ
  • Marisa Battistel – Marketing Manager
  • Michelle Weatherhead – Commercial Director APAC
  • Deepak Singh – People Team Advisor
  1. Location(s):
  • Australia – Melbourne, Sydney & Canberra
  • APAC Offices – various locations including Beijing, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Shanghai, Shenzhen
  • Global Offices – various locations including Chester (UK Headquarters), Worcester, London, Nottingham, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Barcelona, Dubai, Germany, Turkey, Atlanta, New York and San Francisco
  1. In one sentence, what does your fintech do?

GBG offers a series of innovative and intelligent solutions that help organisations quickly validate and verify the identity and location of their customers, with products built on an unparalleled breadth of data from over 200 global partners.

  1. What the best thing your company has achieved or learnt along the way (this can include awards, capital raising etc)?

GBG are the global specialists in identity data intelligence, helping customers around the world protect themselves from fraud and create a seamless customer experience.  Providing end to end solutions and combining the best data and technology to exceed customer expectations and stay ahead of the pack.

Home to over 1000 team members with offices across 18 countries GBG work with customers in 79 countries, including some well-known household names ranging from US and European e-commerce giants to Asia’s biggest banks.

GBG has been recognised and noted by some exceptional awards including Winning Fraud and Compliance Solution (EGR B2B Awards 2017), Named one of the best performing technology companies in the UK (Megabuyte 2018), Finalist for Most innovative deployment of HR technology (HR Excellence Awards 2018) and more.

Most recently, GBG has acquired two leading organisations that serve clients around the globe.  Vix Verify, an Australian provider of identity verification and location intelligence software was acquired in October 2018 for $38.3 million AUD; and IDology, a fast-growing provider of identity verification services in the US was acquired in February 2019 for $300 million AUD.