iCrederity's mission is to become the standard associated with trustworthiness on
the internet by implementing an easy-to-use credential verification program and
making it universally accessible.
assist businesses by providing services that applies sophisticated technologies
and programs to help people and businesses to establish trust on the Internet. As
the web’s first guaranteed trust builder, iCrederity enables people and businesses
to certify their own integrity and that of others.
iCrederity has developed proprietary fact verification technologies enabling people
to verify identity and credentials including background, education, and employment
history. iCrederity’s comprehensive suite of verification tools is used to confirm
pertinent Trust Facts, and award each verified user an iCrederity Card and
the iCrederity Trust Seal. This emblem of trustworthiness can be associated with
the user's resumes, online profiles, blogs, and other online presences, empowering
them as a person of integrity.
In addition to helping persons of integrity, iCrederity is committed to the development
of businesses of integrity. Recruiters and corporations can streamline their background screening processes, make them transparent
to clients and third parties as a differentiator, and shorten the hiring cycle by
requesting candidates to obtain iCrederity Cards, resulting in significant savings.
Web service operators can increase the stickiness of their web sites, lower barriers
to transactions and interactions, and build a trusted community via iCrederity Web
Services, which allow sites to integrate the same trust tools that power iCrederity.
The precursor to today's iCrederity was a spinout from a graduate-undergraduate
student collaboration within the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
in Philadelphia, PA. After the founders won honors from Wharton in 2005 for their
concept and technology, iCrederity established in New York City and Philadelphia,
and spent over a year assessing the needs of potential user's, the founding team
set out to establish viability of their concept in Bangalore, India in the year
of 2007. Why India? Given the lack of a functioning ID system in India, and increasingly
serious reports of fraud, the founders realized that the country would be a perfect
testing ground and stress test for identity and credential authentication.
The rush of positive support confirmed that the team was on to a great idea and
that real needs were being met with iCrederity's screening services and technology.
Within months of becoming operational, iCrederity had helped thousands of individuals
prove and assert their identity, credentials and integrity. Dozen companies ranging
from small and medium businesses to Fortune 500 companies had taken notice and joined
on as business user's.
Not only had the team demonstrated that their technology and processes worked, but
gauging from the enthusiasm, they had also shown that individuals and businesses
were eager for solutions to pressing identity and credential issues in the online