Press Release
January 30, 2018

ID Authentication Startup Acquired by Facebook

The Technology team advised in its acquisition by Facebook. The Boston-based startup will merge its operations including both its team and technology with Facebook. makes authenticating a government-issued identification card fast, easy and secure. Its software integrates in minutes to confirm a person’s identity for any transaction requiring remote identity proofing.

The Goodwin team was led by partners John Egan and Ian Engstrand and included associates Robert Dzialo, Daniel Isaacs and Brian Fleming.

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