Singapore, London 31 August 2022: Fintech start-up iPiD has announced a $3.3M seed funding round by strategic investors Rapyd Ventures, Jungle Ventures, 1982 Ventures, Resolution Ventures, Saison Capital, the XA Network and Wing Vasiksiri. In addition, the company has announced the appointment of Alain Raes, a long-time payments industry expert and former SWIFT executive, to the iPiD management team as Chief Commercial Officer. 
“We are delighted that Rapyd Ventures, Jungle Ventures and several fintech-focused Venture Funds can see the potential of iPiD’s solution in the creation of frictionless cross-border payments,” says co-founder and CEO Damien Dugauquier. “As our valued partners, they will provide operating experience and growth capital to accelerate our go-to-market strategy and help us to position iPiD for the next phase of growth.” 
Founded in 2021 by payment and technology experts, Damien Dugauquier, Eddie Haddad and Geertjan van Bochove, International Payments Identity (iPiD) enables market participants to simplify the cross-border payment experience, reduce failed payments and prevent fraud attempts thanks to a first-of-its kind global bank account validation and proxy addressing service. With iPiD, financial institutions can replicate globally the seamless and easy experience that their customers in many countries have become used to for domestic payments.