Biometric Company Tascent Bags $19.5 Million

By StartUp City | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tascent, Inc., a Los Gatos, CA-based intuitive biometrics company, raised $19.5m in a Series B financing led by NEC Corporation and Tano Capital, with participation from Min Aik Technology Co., Ltd.

The funding will be used to expand its biometrics product and solution suite and extend its global presence.

Led by Joey Pritikin and Alastair Partington, Tascent provides devices, software, and services that utilize face, iris, and fingerprint biometric modalities to establish and verify identity in an accurate way. Deployed globally and served tens of millions of people every year, the company’s products promote security and expediency in a wide variety of applications including consumer travel, enterprise access, employee identity, and government services.

Tascent supports customers and partners globally through offices in Washington DC, Dubai, London, and Singapore.