Identity verification startup Cozera lands Portland fintech investors, lines up credit union clients - Portland Business Journal
Cozera doesn't collect the biometric data itself and works in the authentication space, which is after someone has opened a new account with an institution. 1
"Companies like Apple and Google invested money in capturing and using biometrics," for identity verification to unlock phones, said Cozera chief marketing officer Steve Karakas. 1
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What's happening today at TechCrunch Disrupt 2021
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