Konfir, a London, UK-based B2B SaaS platform offering instant employment and income verifications, raised £1.6 million in a pre-seed round led by Triple Point Ventures, which is backing founder Chris Milligan for a second time.
The round has also been supported by a long list of prominent UK tech angels, including Michael Pennnington, co-founder of Gumtree, Duncan Tatton-Brown who has sat on the boards of Zoopla, Trainline, and Loveholidays, along with executives from Stripe.
The startup will use the funds to further its engineering, product, and go-to-market capabilities while also launching with some of Europe’s largest background checking providers.
Company: Konfir Ltd.
Funding Month: March 2022
Lead Investors: Triple Point Ventures
Additional Investors: Michael Pennnington and Duncan Tatton-Brown
Company Website: https://www.konfir.com/
Software Category: Employment and Income verifications platform
About the Company: Konfir, a B2B SaaS platform that provides instant employment and income verifications, is the first business of its kind in Europe focused on background checking. Konfir helps all sides; those requesting verifications, the employers, and the individuals themselves. Konfir is launching in the UK at a time when changes to employment policy are being introduced, allowing trusted digital identities to be used to conduct pre-employment checks and prove right to work. Konfir is focused on protecting consumers, by ensuring transparent and secure access to their income and employment records.